Virgin Money Giving launches mobile optimised site

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Online giving service Virgin Money Giving has launched a mobile website to enable fundraisers to invite their contacts to support them with a donation via a mobile device.The newly optimised site has been created by mobile and multichannel specialists Usablenet. It goes live a few days before the Virgin London Marathon, the biggest single fundraising event in the UK calendar. The site can of course be used for other charity fundraising events as well.Virgin Money Giving is the not-for-profit online fundraising arm of Virgin Money and has been handling online donations since 2009. Advertisement Howard Lake | 16 April 2013 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Virgin Money Giving launches mobile optimised site The company said that, according to recent research that it had commissioned, 80% of charities surveyed said that digital technology was the key to increasing income, yet 76% of charities did not have their own mobile-friendly website.Holly Branson, patron of Virgin Money Giving, who ran the London Marathon in 2010, said: “I know from running my own charity, Big Change Charitable Trust, how important it is for people to be able to donate quickly, easily and efficiently. Often people donate ‘in the moment’ and via a mobile is the quickest and easiest way when you’re on the go.” http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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