This page contains quotes and/or references to articles and links to their web-based sources. I do my best to elimanate broken links, but if you discover any, please do let me know.
“Of the 106 million Americans with Internet access, 93% use it to send e-mail.”
Pew Internet & American Life Project Survey, November-December 2000. http://www.pewinternet.org/reports/chart.asp?img=6_internet_activities.jpg
“According to a new study from Gartner, 42% of [e-mail] users check their business e-mail while on vacation, while 23% check it on the weekends.”
Study: Users Addicted to E-mail, July 5, 2001
“Early evidence suggests that technology will make giving easier, attract more first-time donors, and stimulate bigger-than-average donations.” James E. Austin in his article, “The E-Philanthropy Revolution Is Here to Stay” from The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Vol. 13, March 8, 2001 http://www.philanthropy.com (Subscription required to view article.)
Permission Marketing & Seth Godin
Read the “Fast Company” article (April 1998) http://www.fastcompany.com/online/14/permission.html
“Are Bounced Messages an Inevitable Part of E-Mail Marketing?” by Owen Thomas, Business 2.0, 7/31/2001. http://www.business2.com/articles/web/0,1653,16586,FF.html
“The Email Savvy Organization” by Michael Gilbert. http://news.gilbert.org/savvy
“Wired Seniors: A fervent few, inspired by family ties” The Pew Internet & American Life Project, 9/9/2001. http://www.pewinternet.org/reports/toc.asp?Report=40
“National Coalition for the Homeless Debuts First E-mail” by Mickey Alam Khan, 8/21/2001. http://www.imarketingnews.com/cgi-bin/artprevbot.cgi?article_id=16726 (Subscription required to view article.)
“The Impact of Information Technology on Civil Society: How Will Online Innovation, Philanthropy and Volunteerism Serve the Common Good?” 2001 Independent Sector Spring Research Forum in the latest issue of Facts and Findings. http://www.independentsector.org/PDFs/factfind4.pdf to download the PDF.