23 (of 85) Affordable Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits
Many nonprofit professionals already are overwhelmed by all of the free or low-cost resources they have at their fingertips — and as the mobile Web and related startups continue to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options available to your nonprofit in coming years.
Here’s a list of some of the resources you might find useful.
A comprehensive blog about all things related to quick-response (QR) codes, augmented reality and near field communication. Based in the U.K., 2d code is a must-read for the early adopters.
Ideal for mobile social networkers, this 99-cent app allows you to easily create panoramic photos on your smartphone. Simply tap the screen and pan your device in any direction. You’ll see your panorama being built in real time as every incoming frame is processed. This is a must-buy app if your nonprofit regularly tells your story through mobile photo-sharing.
A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social-networking sites, blogs and websites. Simply enter your nonprofit’s name, and Addict-o-Matic then creates a page of all your search results for easy future reference.
This website tracks what sites are the most popular in the world today. You can view a list of global top sites and top sites by country.
Animoto enables users to turn their photos, video clips and music into videos that can be uploaded to YouTube and shared on the social Web. It also offers its premium services for free through the Animoto for a Cause program.
A directory of quotes by famous people, this website lists thousands of inspirational quotes useful for tweeting and Facebook status updates. A good quote is certain to garner your nonprofit retweets and thumbs-up on Facebook any day of the week.