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Mobile fundraising continues to take off

This month, Instagram announced that it will be adding clickable stickers to posts that supporters of nonprofits can now add to their pictures. These stickers can be offered by approved nonprofits, which will then receive those donations, marking a new way that mobile phones can directly benefit fundraising. This follows up on Facebook’s (which owns…

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How to ask for donations using SMS

Peer-to-peer fundraising relies on our relationships – people make donations at the recommendation of a friend or colleague. This also applies to fundraising via SMS. Generally, we only have the phone numbers of people we are close to. Sending a text message with a donation form link has a higher chance of being opened because…

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How nonprofits can get their apps on fundraisers’ phones

Many savvy nonprofits have already taken the important step of adding native iOS and Android apps to their fundraising toolkit. These apps allow fundraisers to track and share their campaign progress from their mobile phones, using an interface and features that are optimized – and in some cases, only available on – their phones. Of…

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January updates to our iOS and Android fundraising apps

Just in time for the spring fundraising season, Rallybound’s iOS and Android app team has been hard at work updating both our overall mobile platform as well as pushing out new versions of our custom mobile apps for clients. On the platform side, we have updated our mobile platform administration portal to version 2.0.5. This update…

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Mobile apps are a key extension of any fundraising platform

As smartphone use becomes ever more integrated in daily life – on the go and even at our desks  – mobile apps are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Have you ever been on Instagram’s Web platform? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Why would you when everything you need from Instagram is in its mobile app? Apps take advantage of built-in…

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How 5 Large Nonprofits Have Used Snapchat Successfully

As nonprofit professionals we have to continually find new donors, fundraisers and attendees to support our causes, and social media is a very important component of these efforts. One of the hottest social media channels right now is Snapchat. If you’re not familiar with Snapchat, it’s a photo/video sharing mobile app that’s somewhat similar to…

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Do Donors Need Their Own Dedicated Mobile Apps?

As you may have heard, RallyBound recently acquired mobile app development company Chorus Connect. The Chorus apps, which are used by four of the top 15 peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns in the U.S., are designed to allow individual fundraisers to manage their P2P campaigns from their smartphones. While we plan a host of improvements to both the…

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Online, Mobile, Tablet.

Year over year, more and more fundraising revenue comes in via an online portal. Whether it be mobile or tablet or desktop, the numbers are clear: Donors prefer to contribute to their favorite causes ONLINE. We wanted to highlight some organizations that are underscoring this notion. Below are the 5 nonprofit events whose online fundraising…

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