The Anonymous Widower

Bad News for Chuggers

The Sunday Times is also carrying a story that Just Giving has developed a system with Vodafone to collect donations by SMS text message.  A hundred percent of the charge will go to the charity.

They predict it will cut down the number of chuggers on our streets.

May 8, 2011 - Posted by | Computing, News | ,

2 Comments »

  1. How clever and easy at the same time. And more importantly, it’s good to see 100% of the charge going to charity. Nothing about those administration charges that we always hear about.

    Comment by WiredCause | May 8, 2011 | Reply

    • I posted here that Everything Everywhere make a charge but O2, Vodafone and Virgin don’t.

      https://anonw.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/a-greedy-mobile-phone-company/

      I think that O2, Vodafone and Virgin see it as good marketing! And also good ways to keep long-serving customers.

      I wouldn’t be surprised if market research has shown that those who give to charity will stick with their current supplier, unless they really annoy them.

      Comment by AnonW | May 8, 2011 | Reply


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