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Exploring the Possibilities of Mobile Giving 

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 Webinar Description 

As mobile phones maintain their prominence in worldwide communications, it is increasingly important for nonprofits and libraries to know how to use mobile services to help fulfill their organization's mission. Did you know there are organizations out there designed to help you do just that?

Watch our recorded webinar, the Possibilities of Mobile Giving, to learn more about how different organizations are creating innovative mobile solutions.

During this webinar, we speak with Scott Heit and Lars Hjoerne from Connect2Give, an organization that provides mobile web services as well as text donation and messaging assistance. We also talk with the Mobile Giving Foundation's Jim Manis about how their organization helps create wireless charitable giving campaigns.

Interested in learning more about mobile giving? Check out the articles Mobile 101: The Basics and Engaging Constituents Using Mobile Technology.

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Speaker Information 

Scott Heit has spent over 20 years providing technology services to Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits. He has been instrumental in several thousand local and national campaigns ranging from corporate branding to access control and mobile implementation. As Vice President of Sales for Connect2give, Scott has been instrumental in building the brand and helping to design the platform.

Lars Hjoerne, the founder and President of Connect2give, Inc. is a true expert in mobile payment and mobile value added services. He is one of a few with in-depth experience in the mobile industry going back to the launch of mobile billing and value added mobile services in Scandinavia in 2000. As one of the pioneers in the mobile industry, Lars has been involved in the start up of four mobile companies as CEO, Managing Director and President in both United States and Europe markets.

Jim Manis has more than 25 years of experience in developing international markets for technology-based companies. Jim was responsible for the first use of mobile giving in response to relief efforts for the Asian tsunami and Katrina as SVP of m-Qube, Inc. Jim founded the Mobile Giving Foundation in 2007 with the support of other leaders from the wireless and nonprofit communities to pioneer the use of the mobile channel for charitable giving.