Augustus Franklin

Augustus Franklin

Augustus Franklin is founder and CEO of CallHub, a California-based Voice and SMS service company bridging the communication gap for political campaigns, advocacy groups and nonprofits. When he is not working, he is either making toys with his kids or training for a marathon. Find him on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Putting Text-to-Donate to Work for Your Nonprofit

We can all agree there are so many ways to reach donors and ask them to contribute that it’s hard to pick and choose. If text-to-donate is a medium you are considering for fundraising, here is what you need to know to expedite your decision-making process...

6 Roles for SMS in Your Nonprofit Strategy

The use of SMS in the nonprofit sector got its biggest spotlight with the Red Cross mobile giving campaign on behalf of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Relief agencies raised more than $40 million dollars via text message donations...

Take the Lead: How to Use Technology to Develop a Volunteer Action Plan

When the time draws near for the yearly 10K run or the cleaning drive at the local park, nonprofits always call on their volunteers to take the lead and make sure things run smoothly. If your nonprofit hasn’t gotten around to setting up a workflow for volunteer management or if you’re still on the fence about using volunteers...