By Jenifer Snyder, Executive Director of The mGive Foundation “I was born this way,” proclaims the anthem of a current pop diva. If you prefer a more traditional expression of that sentiment, consider, “to thine own self be true.” But whether it’s the words of Lady GaGa or William Shakespeare that speak to you, my [...]
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Similar to most holidays, Valentine’s Day includes a lot of build-up, anticipation and planning – and then it’s over. This sometimes mirrors the big push before a gala or fundraising campaign. It’s easy to focus on your loved ones on the big holidays. But the question I always wrestle with is “How do I keep [...]
When love and mobile connect to solve social problems, it’s poetry. In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a story about how love, poetry and mobile came together—across the country, in a matter of hours—to spread love. Elise Ackerman, a Forbes blogger living in Oakland, CA, read a NY Times article about Jesús “Papoleto” Meléndez, a [...]
“10 Principles of Fundraising… with a Mobile Twist” is part one of a five part series on how mobile and fundraising work hand-in-hand. The perfect fundraising effort has many components. Leave an element out and your final result may not be what you expect. Learn to perfect each of these 10 must-have steps and your efforts will [...]
As part of my personal resolutions for 2012, I have committed to use social media. I know, I know – better late than never. But to be honest I haven’t embraced it because the few times I have engaged in it, not much happened. Being a person who likes instant results, I immediately lost interest [...]