Flickr Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dan_h/4860970586/sizes/l/in/photostream/Recent Pew Internet Reports have noted that internet connectivity is increasingly moving off the desktop and into the mobile and wireless environment, particularly for specific demographic groups. http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/12"Wireless"Internet"Use.aspx
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ivyfield/4686434290/sizes/l/in/photostream/More and more mobile devices are connected to the Internet. And even ones that aren’t just need a mobile broadband card to connect.The idea that folks are receiving that email first on a smart phone. What x percentage on reading on their phone? Do you optimize for your phone?Cisco report on screen size.3-4” screen-7-10” screen Personal hot spot //
Net Neutrality – Tim Wu – the internet is the free speech doctrine of our dayhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/frauleinschiller/4540678705/http://www.flickr.com/photos/guseds/4049403961/sizes/l/in/photostream/
Why Go Mobile?<br />Anna Richter, Program Manager, NTEN<br />
We are the membership organization of nonprofit technology professionals. Our members share the common goal of helping nonprofits use all aspects of technology more effectively.We’re A Community Transforming Technology Into Social Change<br />
Broadcast to more constituents through Live Streaming.</li></li></ul><li>Mobile technology is improving rapidly. <br />
<ul><li> Think about where your constituents are reading your message: Is your website/email message optimized for the mobile web?</li></li></ul><li>Mobile is an Alternative Internet Option<br />
<ul><li>Net Neutrality is the guiding principle that preserves the free and open Internet.
Net Neutrality means that Internet service providers may not discriminate between different kinds of content and applications online. It guarantees a level playing field for all Web sites and Internet technologies.</li></li></ul><li>Questions to ask yourself<br /><ul><li>How do we adapt our organizations to connect to our audiences in the places they are?
What are the new possibilities to create programs & fundraisers for our connected constituents?</li>