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Mobile matters for nonprofits, charities, and libraries. Luckily, TechSoup is here to help, with mobile-website creation tools and all the resources you need to plan and implement a solid mobile strategy.
The statistics on mobile device adoption and usage are probably familiar, but we'll quickly recap them. According to 2013 Pew research:
A few more reasons to pay attention to mobile:
What does this really mean for your nonprofit, charity, or library? Our friends at Mobile Beacon summed it up clearly in a recent blog post:
Bottom line, mobile devices are changing user behavior. If your site isn’t mobile-ready, you’re not getting seen, and if you're not getting seen, you’re losing a large portion of your market.
If your organization doesn't have a mobile website, now is the time to begin planning for one. Implementing responsive web design (aka mobile optimization) means your website is designed to provide an ideal viewing experience across a variety of devices.
With a mobile-optimized website:
If you're convinced that a mobile website should be a priority, but you're struggling with how to actually implement it, no problem!
The Connect2Give discount program allows you to:
TechSoup can also help you develop the know-how you need to plan for and implement mobile solutions for your nonprofit, charity or library.
Is your nonprofit or library developing or thinking about developing a mobile website? Log in to share your advice and experience in the comments.
Image: Martijn van Exel
by Ariel Gilbert-Knight, Director, Content, TechSoup
This work is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International License.