2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]
APRIL 3, 2012
Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Tweet It!]. Tweet It!].
A Simple 6 Step Plan for Creating a Facebook Page that Works
JULY 16, 2012
In my last session as part of the Schools out for Summer Series I took a deep dive into how Schools can get the most out of Facebook. Go off campus.
10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email
APRIL 15, 2013
Does your nonprofit send mobile-friendly email? You’ve likely heard about the importance of being mobile-friendly to engage constituents.
Why the rise of mobile email might hurt nonprofits
JANUARY 8, 2013
As more people continue to check email on mobile devices, research has found mobile click-throughs are lacking.
Why Online Donors are Worth More than Offline Donors [INFOGRAPHIC]
FEBRUARY 17, 2012
The majority of giving still comes from offline channels, but online fundraising continues to be a significant source for acquiring new donors.
The Secret to Achieving 3X Better Fundraising Results [INFOGRAPHIC]
OCTOBER 4, 2011
Are you searching for ways to raise more money? Because Internet usage continues to skyrocket. Data storage and hardware is cheap. But ….
2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today
MARCH 23, 2012
We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Online giving up 13% year-over-year *.
4 Quick Tips for an Engaging Nonprofit Website
MARCH 20, 2012
Then in an instant…. ….you you decide what to do next. Make content scan-able with headings and links that resonate with your audience. Internet
Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits
JANUARY 11, 2012
At last year’s Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Allison Nassour and I presented to a full room on the topic of QR codes.
What’s Mobile have to do with Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events? Answer: 1.43%
JUNE 1, 2011
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5 Content Marketing Success Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Imitate
MARCH 11, 2012
Yesterday we talked about the importance of content marketing for nonprofits. Hopefully you caught it. If not, go check it out. every 40 minutes.
The Multichannel Giving Paradox: Online Donors vs. Offline Donors
JUNE 14, 2012
Download the full Internet & Multichannel Fundraising Report. Download Now! However, they also take more work to retain. Growing Your Donor Base.
2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report
MAY 31, 2011
This report continues to be the most significant analysis of online/offline giving trends based on actual data from nonprofits.
Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012
APRIL 4, 2012
Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012. The Average Facebook & Twitter Communities Grow by 30% and 81%, respectively.
6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC
APRIL 11, 2012
It’s been a few days since I returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. For better or worse.
Why Content Marketing is the Key to Your Nonprofits Online Success
MARCH 10, 2012
I read a blog post by Joe Pulizzi the other day. Up from roughly 50% in the previous year. What’s content marketing? Am I right? Simple as that.
Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site
JULY 6, 2011
Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? Twitter has more than 16 million users, and 42.3
39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights
JUNE 20, 2011
Subscribe to the RSS feed ›. This is a guest post by the one and only Nonprofit Facebook Guy – John Haydon (also a good buddy of mine).
7 Secrets to Increasing Online Fundraising Results and Wowing Donors
MAY 17, 2012
Download the report now! . The only vertical experiencing a decline from 2010 to 2011 was International Affairs organizations. Search engines?
The Power of Social Fundraising and Friends Asking Friends [INFOGRAPHIC]
MAY 17, 2011
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Fundraising Ideas to Reverse the Trend of Declining Email Response Rates
APRIL 5, 2013
The much-anticipated 2013 eNonprofit Benchmark study was released last week. based national nonprofits in 2012. percent to 4.5 What’s to blame?
Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]
MAY 12, 2011
Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube? Twitter has over 16 million users.
8 Ways You’re Probably Not Thanking Your Donors
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Nonprofits that effectively thank and regularly communicate with donors will have an easier time retaining them. Here's 8 ways to thank donors online. Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design email eMail marketing end of year giving fundraising internet online giving stewardship
How often are you sending bulk emails?
MAY 5, 2011
How often do you send out bilk email communications? Once a day? Twice a day? Three times a week? Every three months? Sending too much.
Creating a Development Army: The Next BIG Thing in Fundraising
JUNE 26, 2012
As fundraisers we are always looking for new and innovative ways to increase donations. ” A Bit of a Historical Take. So what’s next?
You have been abandoned
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Most nonprofit websites see a donation form abandonment rate of around 50% - 70%. Here's what you can do to improve this.
One Email Tactic Nonprofits Need to Steal From Brand Marketers
MARCH 6, 2013
Sending the right email message to the right constituent at the right time can be almost impossible to organize manually.
6 Enewsletter Ideas to Help Retain Donors
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
While nonprofits are challenged with retaining donors, one overlooked cultivation tool may be the enewsletter.
The #1 Way to Raise More Money Through Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events
JANUARY 25, 2012
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Nonprofit Email Design: 20 Tips for More Effective Emails
APRIL 30, 2012
Email communications are a critical piece of every nonprofits engagement strategy. But how do you keep track of them? Email Design. Validate your code.
Raise More By Avoiding “One Size Fits All” Email Appeals
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
Ever buy something that’s “one size fits all?” Maybe a hat or pair of gloves? It usually doesn’t work out so well. Including last year’s gift amount.
How Online Fundraising, Gamification and Social Media Helped Raise over $2 Million Dollars in One Day
MARCH 8, 2012
Most nonprofits need to raise money to survive. It’s a day-to-day fact of life. One-day fundraising events (i.e. 1,200 Participating nonprofits.
Google Shows Startups (and Nonprofits) How to Master SEO in 10 Minutes [VIDEO]
JUNE 27, 2012
Google’s over 1 million computer servers in data centers around the world handle over 1 billion searches per day. That amounts to 7.2
Channel Surfing: A News Roundup
JUNE 13, 2011
flickr.com/photos/mikebaird. But why aren’t more organization’s doing it? It shows that where we fail to engage donors, we also fail to raise funds.
Boost Online Fundraising with Mid-Year Revenue Spikes
JUNE 7, 2012
Download the report now! . Staggering, but not news. Key takeaway. For a large portion of the nonprofit sector December is a critical time of year.
5 Web Reports Every Nonprofit Should Know
MAY 26, 2011
Probably no better an indication of my love for the knowledge waiting to be unmasked within this tool, is the (fun?) Google Analytics Dashboard.
Two Surprising Ways to Broaden Your Reach Online
MARCH 25, 2013
Online marketing can take many forms. Here are two real solutions that get results. Social Media: Action Sharing. Genius! Interactive Maps.
Top 4 Online Fundraising Tactics Your Nonprofit Can’t Live Without
MAY 15, 2012
Download the report now! . Online donors contributed significant amounts, too. Retention, Retention, Retention. Learn from the Best! Learn from them.
We Are Blackbaud [Infographic]
JUNE 21, 2012
For the past 30 years, we’ve been developing software and services for nonprofits.
A Meet & Greet with Your Favorite Social Media Archetypes [Infographic]
JUNE 29, 2012
It’s a tricky task, but someone has to do it! Meet Your Favorite Social Archetypes. Tweet It!]. Tweet It!]. Tweet It!]. Tweet It!].