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2010 Online Giving Trends

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. 18.4% of online giving took place in January compared to 18.3% in December 2010. Any suggestion?

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

Seth Godin on Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits Should Stop Operating like Businesses

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Seth Godin has some firm beliefs and thoughtful insights when it comes to how non-profits can (and should) change the world. solicit.

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5 Myths about Online Giving | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Myths about Online Giving Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 1st, 2010 There are so many myths about online giving. Here are five that need to be busted. 1. Older donors don’t give online Wrong. Thanks! smaclaughlin Kenny.

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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million in 2010. 2. All of these incentives helped increase event revenue from $100,000 in 2008 to $180,000 in 2009. 5.

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How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

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Personal Democracy Forum: Rethinking Nonprofits. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. or institution to solve them. Friending and funding.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

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Tonia Zampieri, Sales & Marketing Manager, LoyaltyClicks at Smart Online. To start with, we conducted a survey (tweet tweet!) Why Go Mobile?

5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 28th, 2010 I spend a lot of time looking at metrics and benchmarks from across the nonprofit sector. solicit The 2010 Cygnus Donor Survey notes this and other trends.

How I Got Here

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blog's popularity was a case of "right place, right time." I expected the museum blogosphere to explode in 2007 or 2008. Seek out mentors.

Blog Action Day 2010: Water

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This past Sunday was October 10th, 2010 – also know as 101010, the Global Work Day for climate action supported by 350.org and others.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

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Shortly after a Cyclone struck Myanmar in May 2008, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) created a web-based collaboration portal for aid workers in the region that enabled more than 100 relief organizations to communicate, analyze information and manage resources. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation.

Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 0.3% for the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. million in yearly revenue on a monthly basis. million in revenue.

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

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In 2008, post-election violence erupted in Kenya. Jim Craner, MapTogether. Collecting and Disseminating Information - Ushahidi.

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Cause Marketing: Selling Products Or Social Good?

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According to t he 2008 Cone Cause Evolution Study, 79% of respondents said they would switch brands (provided price and quality were equal) to the one that is associated with a good cause. Since the days of Edward Bernays , marketing has attempted to convince consumers of their hidden desire to buy products. Enter Cause Marketing.

How-to: Let Go and Start Blogging

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Much of Sullivan's talk followed his important "Why I Blog" piece written in November 2008. Matt Quinn, IT Manager, Harvesters. attended the keynote address on blogging by Atlantic journalist Andrew Sullivan at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta on April 9. Blog as a Broadcast. Blogs Build Transparency.

Online Fundraising Best Practices

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Did You Know? * 300 billion was raised in 2008 (Giving USA); * $15 billion was raised online in 2008 – a 44% increase over 2007) (Blackbaud); * $21 million has been raised by Causes since its launch three years ago; * 30% of online giving happens in December. How Does Your Nonprofit Measure Up? Create Killer Landing Pages.

"Google Was Our First Office": Managing a Worldwide Staff

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PT started using  Salesforce.com in 2008, taking advantage of its free licenses for nonprofits. Efrat Ben-Dor Erez, NPTech Israel. CRM  .

Build Communities to Enhance Your Fundraising Campaigns

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In my recent chapter “Managing Fundraising and Building Communities Online” in the book  Internet Management for Nonprofits   (Wiley, April 2010), I write in depth about one method to tackle the subject – what are organizations across the country doing? In 2008, the event netted about $18,000. Adrienne D. Capps, U. C. Davis. Action.

What is Jumo? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a.

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Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 30th, 2010 Jumo means “together in concert” in Yoruba, a West African language. million. Jane B.

The Future (and a Little History) of Network Neutrality

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It all started in 2008, when Comcast deliberately slowed Internet traffic for BitTorrent, a file-sharing site, and the Federal Communications Commission told the ISP it can't do that. Steve MacLaughlin, Director of Internet Solutions, Blackbaud. Have you been following the Net Neutrality debate? You should. Think it can't happen?

A First Look at Jumo

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About $500,000 came from unnamed individuals in the early days and in September 2010, Omidyar Network announced a grant of up to $750,000.

Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference | Beaconfire Wire

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Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed? 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6! But what if your campaign WAS the site? Comments are closed.

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Top States for Loyal & Wealthy Donors | Nonprofit Trends with.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Top States for Loyal & Wealthy Donors Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 14th, 2010 Blackbaud has a tremendous amount of data about the nonprofit sector. Sometimes that leads to very valuable insights into what’s happening.

Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 1 | Nonprofit.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 1 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 20th, 2010 Today is the start of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC.

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Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 3 | Nonprofit.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 3 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 22nd, 2010 This is the last day of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits here in Washington, DC. All Rights Reserved

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Social Media and Governance: Reflections from BoardSource

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started the social culture discussion with a story describing an Twitter and board meeting experiment I did back in 2008.   Board source.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sometimes it has worked swimmingly like this one with Amy Sample Ward  in 2008, other times not.   Financial Officers Group.

Do You Have the Best Nonprofit Video of the Year?

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You may remember " Children Need a Bailout " from 2009, or " Breathe In, Breathe Out ," from 2008. We're at it again in 2010, this time with more YouTube -y goodness! Flicker photo: mastermaq Every year at the NTC , we partner with See3 to bring you the DoGooder Nonprofit Video awards. You can register here.

Disaster Giving and The Blackbaud Index

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This is the first time that the indices have included fundraising data related to the 2010 Haiti earthquake. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 4.7% for the 3 months ending January 2011 as compared to the same period in 2010. million in yearly revenue on a monthly basis.

Cloud Computing for Small Nonprofits: Lessons Learned from 5 Years in the Cloud

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Operationally, C3 has standardized around Salesforce's Force.com which we started using in 2006, and Google Apps which we started using in early 2008. When we first rolled out Google Apps in early 2008 I had visions of a Microsoft Word burning party as everyone embraced Google Docs. Judi Sohn, C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition.

Cloud Computing for Small Nonprofits: Lessons Learned from 5 Years in the Cloud

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Operationally, C3 has standardized around Salesforce's Force.com which we started using in 2006, and Google Apps which we started using in early 2008. When we first rolled out Google Apps in early 2008 I had visions of a Microsoft Word burning party as everyone embraced Google Docs. Judi Sohn, C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition.

The Questions Every Nonprofit Should Ask About Sensitive Data

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Many privacy experts argue that the recent decline in reported data breaches ( 498 in 2009 versus 657 in 2008 (PDF)) is not due to an improvement in data security practices, but rather that fewer organizations are publicly reporting such breaches. Jake Marcinko, Blackbaud. These days, big data breach headlines are becoming almost blasé.

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Blackbaud Index for September 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending September 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. Read more about the methodology.

Browser Security and Choices

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Paychex just announced it would end IE6 support as of March 2010 for its payroll software. Browsers have been in the news again lately.

Curate Your Own Membership: An Interview with the Whitney's Director of Membership

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How did this project start? It started over a year ago, with a couple of moments of insight. And we confirmed that hypothesis. Several, but not all.

Tidbits

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Tidbits June 11, 2008 The Tides Foundation is accepting applications for the 2008 Antonio Pizzigati prize , a $10,000 annual award for outstanding contributions to software in the public interest.

8 reactions to NTC 2008 | Beaconfire Wire

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» 8 reactions to NTC 2008 Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 at 9:44 am by Ali Cherry (11 posts) Last week, a whopping 10 Beaconfire employees headed down to New Orleans to learn about how nonprofits are using and can use online technology, and also to connect with others doing work like ours. Long Live IE6!

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Why Apple isn't the Nonprofit App Grinch | Nonprofit Trends with.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Why Apple isn’t the Nonprofit App Grinch Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 10th, 2010 Nonprofit social media expert Beth Kanter isn’t happy with Apple at the moment. Probably not. Is the strategy to make it up on volume?

Quick Hit: 2010 Horizon Report on New Technologies and Museums

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From my perspective, the Horizon Report's value is in its quick technology descriptions and links, not its predictive power. Happy reading!

Favorite Have Fun Do Good Books of 2010

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Below is my 6th annual list of favorite have fun, do good books that I read this year. She does a great job of being positive and practical. Share.