How Smart is your Smartphone Strategy?

We’re in the midst of a mobile revolution.  The number of smartphones on earth is rapidly increasing due to high global demand and is expected to continue increasing to 5 billion by 2020. Benedict Evans, a16z partner, noted that smartphones are “the first tech...

5 Things We Learned From Momentum

Momentum (noun): The quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity.  Velocity is speed in a specific direction.  More on that later. The PwrdBy team was lucky enough to attend the Children’s Miracle Network’s Momentum Conference...

Will Trump trump your fundraising campaign?

A brief discussion on the implications of fundraising during a presidential election year. If you’ve turned on a TV or used the Internet in the last 16 months, you’ll know it’s an election year.  And until the United States does something about campaign finance...

Investing in the Sun

A discussion on why your nonprofit should be investing in mobile now. Ben Evans, Partner at A16z recently wrote a piece titled, “The smartphone is the new sun,” where he predicted the death of the PC and the imminent rise of the smartphone ecosystem. His logic,...

When talking about fundraising, ask “why not?”

Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk How great leaders inspire action is one of the best presentations on organizational design you will see (without paying consulting fees). He proposes that a company should focus on why they’re doing something before telling people what they’re...

How AIDS.gov Grew With Mobile

Here at PwrdBy, we’re big fans of mobile. Nonprofits that embrace mobile see big jumps in their web traffic and supporter engagement. As well, government agencies have a lot to gain from adopting a mobile-friendly strategy. Aids.gov did this recently and saw a huge...