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    National Alliance for Hispanic Health Uses Health Screenings For List Building

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    At free health screenings provided by the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, community members receive screening tests and information about diseases and health risks. Recently, the NAHH decided to take their screenings one step further – and use them to enroll people in their Buena Salud club, an outreach platform that provides health information via…

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    How to Build Your Mobile List: 3 Rules for a Great “Call to Action”

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    When you start a mobile campaign, the first step to success is to get people to sign up for your alerts. In this series of posts, we’ll be discussing a few ways to use the resources you already have to build your mobile list.  In the previous post in this series, we talked about how…

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    Conferences – Come Find Us in San Francisco!

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    It’s finally spring, and you know what that means – it’s conference season! This coming weekend and next week, Mobile Commons will be attending 3 different conferences in the San Francisco area. If you’re at any of these – or just in the San Francisco area – please come say hello. ISIS Sex:Tech - Sunday, April…

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    How to Build Your Mobile List: Add a “Call to Action” to Your Existing Media

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    When you start a mobile campaign, the first step to success is to get people to sign up for your alerts. In this series of posts, we’ll be discussing a few ways to use the resources you already have to build your mobile list.  One of the strengths of a mobile campaign is how seamlessly…

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    National Safe Places Launches Live Text Chat for Teens in Danger

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    National Safe Place is an incredible organization that connects teens and children in trouble with convenient places they can get help in an emergency – schools, fire stations, libraries, and other friendly locales where they can be safe if they’re threatened. For years, their TXT 4 HELP program let young people text in to find…

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    Create Text Message SMS Campaigns that Sync with Blackbaud

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    One of the biggest challenges of running any outreach campaign is keeping track of all the information. That’s why Mobile Commons syncs all of our campaign information with our CRM partners. So if you’re a Blackbaud customer looking to create a mobile marketing campaign, we make it easy to add mobile reach to your existing marketing…

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    Jed Alpert Talks about “Starting the Conversation”

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    Our CEO Jed Alpert recently sat down with Oracle’s Profit magazine to discuss how a mobile campaign can extend an organization’s existing communications – and what companies are doing wrong. He also gave some introductory thoughts for executives who are thinking of launching their own mobile campaigns: First, look at all the preexisting ways your…

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    Enough Project and George Clooney Draw Attention to Sudan War Crimes

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    To call attention to the growing incidence of war crimes in Sudan, the Enough Project is creating a series of viral videos you can’t look away from. One video shows George Clooney in Sudan, where the humanitarian crisis grows worse by the day, visiting displaced people living in caves because they are bombed several times…

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    Get People to Do What You Want Them To by Turning Your Everyday Outreach into a Game

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    When the non-profit DoSomething.org wants to mobilize its teen audience, they do it by text. As their CEO Nancy Lublin has said, “If you want to reach teens, you’re … better off sending them a text message.” But last summer, when DoSomething.org wanted to catalyze an especially intense outpouring of activism in a short period…

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    CitizenshipWorks Connects Immigrants With Low-Cost Legal Help

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    For millions of people around the world, becoming a United States citizen is a long-held dream, the doorway to opportunity. But many immigrants find that, once they arrive on American soil, the actual process of becoming a citizen is a confusing legal morass. Many can’t afford the costly price of lawyers. Many more don’t know…

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