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Nonprofit Blog Carnival - Mobile-izing Supporters

We live in a mobile yet connected world. Wherever we go – on the bus or train, in our car, at the grocery store or the gym – we can stay in touch and stay connected through our mobile devices. Research statistics (like those offered by Pew’s Internet & American Life Project)  confirm what  we see around us every day:

  • 83% of Americans own some kind of cell phone;
  • nearly half (46%) of American adults are smartphone owners as of February 2012;
  • 19% of adults in the US own tablet computers (e.g., iPad, PlayBook, etc.)

Non-profits, charities and membership organizations want their supporters to stay in touch with them too. So it follows that as we move away from our desktop and laptop computers to mobile devices like Smartphones and tablets, organizations need to find ways to "mobile-ize" their interactions with supporters.

Nonprofits and Mobile - Nonprofit Blog Carnival Round-up

So for the May Nonprofit Blog Carnival, we want to know:  as our world goes mobile, what are the implications for non-profits, charities and other membership organizations?

We want submissions on:

  • How you see your supporters using mobile?
  • Strategies and advice on moving to mobile
  • Tips on website, campaign, email and content considerations

How can you participate in the Nonprofit Blog Carnival?

If you’d like to weigh in on mobile for non-profits you can submit your post to the Nonprofit Blog Carnival:
  • Please submit posts via email to: nonprofitcarnival@gmail.com
  • Be sure to include your name, your blog’s name and the URL for the post
  • Submission deadline is Mon. May 28.

Check back here on Wed. May 30 to read the round-up of posts on mobile for non-profits.

In the meantime, you can check out April's Nonprofit Blog Carnival round-up (hosted by Allyson Kapin - Rad Blog) on Social Fundraising.

Image source:  "Seamless pattern made with mobile" from BIGSTOCK

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Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]
Posted by Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]
Published Monday, 30 April 2012 at 9:28 AM

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