April 2013: Mobile

4 Mobile Design Strategies for Content-Heavy Websites

Submitted on Mon, 4/29/2013 - 7:00am
You're redesigning your website. Of course you want it to look as good on a mobile device as it does on a large screen. But do you need an app, too?
By Niki Hammond – Technical Project Manager

The Power of Place: The @home Campaign

Submitted on Mon, 4/22/2013 - 6:49am
Mark’s work -- crisscrossing the country to tell the stories of homeless men and women -- relies on mobile technology. Whether he’s under a bridge in New Mexico or speaking with residents in a tent city in Michigan, Mark is using his smartphone to check in, to tweet a person’s story, or to post a raw video on his website.
By Danny Alpert – Executive Director, Executive Producer

Mobile Technology and Events: Keys For a Successful Mobile App

Submitted on Fri, 4/12/2013 - 7:00am
Mobile event apps are just one type of mobile application gaining huge popularity. That's because event details are accessible on the move through these apps and not reliant on a WiFi connection.
By Beth Burghardt – Content Strategist

Responsive Mapping Techniques And Mobile Geolocation

Submitted on Thu, 4/11/2013 - 7:00am
Content delivery in the future will happen less and less through a traditional web browser and you need to prepare now.
By Betsy Ensley and Brett Meyer – Content Strategist

Case Study from Breastcancer.org: Choosing between responsive web design and a separate mobile site to improve mobile visitors’ experience

Submitted on Tue, 4/9/2013 - 6:35am
The world is going mobile, and visitors to nonprofit websites are no exception. We knew by looking at the growth curve of website traffic that Breastcancer.org needed a mobile-optimized website.
By Derek Olson – Vice President

To BYOD or Not to BYOD: One IT Director’s Take

Submitted on Mon, 4/8/2013 - 8:37am
You need to be prepared for the BYOD conversation. Here are a few tales from the trenches on how to handle it, and how I have come to love, and loathe, BYOD.
By Darren Schoen – Director of Technology Infrastructure

What Does Mobile Mean for Your Organization?

Submitted on Mon, 4/8/2013 - 6:39am
Mobile engagement is here to stay -- and it's more than just about updating your website.
By Lori Halley

Mobile Giving 101: Why Mobile Is an Important Part of Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns

Submitted on Fri, 4/5/2013 - 6:39am
Research shows that by 2014 mobile device usage will exceed that of desktop and laptop computers. What does this mean for nonprofit organizations and online fundraising campaigns?
By Kari Ann Kiel – Event Marketing Consulant

Thinking Mobile in 2013 – Be Responsive

Submitted on Wed, 4/3/2013 - 6:39am
It is 2013, and the mobile buzzword is “responsive design.” Let us do a quick dive into this term and discover what responsive design is all about, why it is important for nonprofits and, most importantly, what your alternatives are if responsive design is not the best fit for your organization.
By Andrew Fort – Design Principal

Mobile Matters: The Impact of Mobile Technology on Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Submitted on Tue, 4/2/2013 - 8:02am
As we increasingly adopt mobile devices in our professional and personal lives, we are also turning to mobile technology to help us support charitable causes. We examined the fundraising success of 83,566 participants in a variety of peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns to find out more about mobile peer-to-peer giving trends.
By Claire Kerr – Director of Digital Philanthropy

Video And Mobile Devices

Submitted on Mon, 4/1/2013 - 6:26am
Understanding what you need to do with video on mobile devices starts with a basic understanding of the principles of mobile marketing.
By Michael Hoffman – CEO