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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. compared to the same time period in 2009. compared to 2009. This was led by 55.6%

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2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

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As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter really do count as work. How many members do nonprofits have on their social network communities?

My Three Words for 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The process is simple: Think of how you want to be successful in 2009. Last year, I used Chris Brogan's "Three Words" to set some professional/personal goals for the year. Then, try to think in even broader terms. Extrapolate on.

Nonprofit Giving on the Rise [Online and Offline!]

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percent for the 3 months ending May 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009 while the online giving index reports that online revenue increased by 23.0 percent for the 3 months ending May 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009 The charitable giving index reports that overall revenue increased by 6.2

Spotlight on We Can End This with Scott Henderson

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It's official kickoff went down at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2010 much like the Pledge to End Hunger did in 2009. We Can End This is a yearlong initiative focused on sparking innovation and broader engagement in the movement to end hunger in America.

7 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About the New Facebook Pages

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Are the new Facebook Pages here? Well, yes… kinda, according to Mashable. Well, kinda. The new design has been in the works for over a year.

An Interview with Robert Chatwani on Giving Works Trends 2009

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According to the report, the eBay community gave $50 million to nonprofits, a 17% jump over 2008 despite the ongoing recession. What gives?

America’s Giving Challenge 2009 Assessment and Reflection Paper

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Allison Fine and I have completed the  assessment and reflection paper for 2009 America’s Giving Challenge for the Case Foundation.  

2009 Nonprofit Benchmarks: How Does your Organization Measure Up?

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Even in this dismal economy, online donations grew 14% and 69% of nonprofits raised more in 2009 than 2008. Don’t know where to look?

Best Nonprofit Strategies to Utilize in 2010

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But what's coming up in 2010? Cheryl Contee, Fission Strategy: In 2010, nonprofits need to get serious about mobile outreach. nptech

Secret Agent L: Covering the Globe with Random Acts of Kindess

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Laura was anonymous with her project for a year until she held a reveal party and fundraiser in July of 2010. We walk down the street. Right.

2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Surprising Stats

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When we started analyzing the results of this year’s study, the nonprofit world was still licking its wounds from 2009.

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. The median online gift above $1,000 was $3,500 in 2009. Here are five that need to be busted. 1. Thanks!

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.

The Future of the Nonprofit Office: Working from Home v2.0

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Howe has presented at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) since 2009. By Grant Howe, VP Research and Development, Nonprofit Solutions, Sage Business Solutions. What will the nonprofit office of the future look like? Probably like your own home. That said, the transformation to an office-less society is not complete.

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.

Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake

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The September 2009 issue of NTEN Connect had a review of trends in online giving. The average online gift in December 2009 was $244.17.

Roundup of 2009 Online Giving Stats

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Convio released their 2010 Online Nonprofit Benchmark Study in March, based on results from nearly 500 clients. read more.

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!

Nonprofits: Time to Get Mobile

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35% of users have accessed the Internet via their phone, according to a December 2009 report by Pew. Planned Parenthood had success using the tool for a thank-you call to President Obama in 2009. 83% of adults have cell phones or smartphones. Leases are a minimum of three months and must be paid upfront. Livingston is right.

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Network + Self-Organizing + Location + Data Visualization = 2010

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These ideas are going to have an impact on the way nonprofits use the Web in 2010 and into the next couple of years.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in September of 2009, I had very low expectations. I

It's Session Submission Season for the 2010 NTC!

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We're looking for your bright ideas that will make the conference the place to be to learn about nonprofit technology in 2010. . > Check out the details and submit a session! The 2010 Steering Committee worked with us to create a list of major themes and ideas we'd like to cover in the 2010 Agenda.

Free 2009 IT Staffing and Spending Report for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

But the 2009 IT Staffing and Spending Report covers so much more than that: Are nonprofits paying to train their IT staff? read more.

The Online Giving Study: A Summary

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million gifts to 66,470 different nonprofits from 2003 – 2009.&# Here are some key findings. 1. No surprise here. Online Fundraising

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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April 28, 2009 | Maureen Backman Thanks Allyson, this is a great focused list. April 28, 2009 | Joanna M. All great questions! Agreed! 2.

Google Checkout Free to Nonprofits in 2010

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If you have a Google Checkout account and a Google Grants account, you need to link them to take advantage of the donated checkout service. read more.

How-to: Improve Your Site's Bounce Rate (Intro to Google Analytics Advanced Filtering)

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Yeah, those people annoy me, too. But that's no reason not to keep improving! Let's dive in. First, let's get rid of the blog pages. Happy filtering!

Counting Deaths in the Rionegro Cemetery

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The most recent NNs that arrived at the cemetery at the end of May, 2009. And then we went to Colombia. Possibly.

Social Media for Good and Evil, Strong and Weak Ties, Online/Offline,and Orgs and Networks

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Nancy Scola at TechPresident, in a post called, Malcolm Gladwell Goes Searching Twitter for 60’s Activism. The examples are there, too.

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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. According to an October 2009 Gallup poll , 66% of all U.S. Jake Marcinko, Blackbaud.

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.

2009 Member Appreciation: Daily Member Prize Winner for 11/24 (2010 NTEN Membership!)

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That means we're giving out a complimentary 2010 Membership to one current member, as part of our NTEN Appreciation Month festivities. Don't forget to renew your own NTEN membership for 2010. Second-to-last member prize today! We're proud to have them as members for another year!

New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy | Nonprofit Trends with.

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Giving Amount Trends High net worth households gave $54,016 on average to charity in 2009. Average total giving to religious causes dropped in 2009 to $9,985 from $17,635 in 2007, a decrease of 43.4%. Average total giving to secular causes was also down in 2009 to $46,852 from $71,200 in 2007, a decrease of 34.2%. million.

Social Media and Privacy: Best Practices for Managing Your Personal and Professional Identities

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In August of 2009, the following exchange occurred between an employee known only as "Lindsay" and her boss, "Brian": [Lindsay]. Andrew Heller, andrewheller.com. Here's the situation: midnight is fast approaching and the server is still down. " or "How are the kids doing?" " are bound to come up.

Is your site optimized for mobile?

Connection Cafe

Nielsen reports that as of Q1 2010 , 23% of people with mobile devices now have a smartphone instead of a regular old boring/dumb cell phone.

Hindsight is 20/20 - Lessons Learned about Participant Fundraising in 2009

Connection Cafe

Top 5 Lessons Learned in 2009: Participant Fundraising. Even more lessons learned and ideas can be found in the 2010 Nonprofit Resolutions Guide , and of course, I know there are many other tips participant fundraisers must have. What worked for your organization in 2009? And what are you looking to do in 2010

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Question Facebook’s Integrity, Longevity, and ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The anti-Obama Page has been around since 2009, so Facebook can’t claim that it has the right to be a Community Page. Really?&#. Just OK.

There is a silver lining to 2009

Connection Cafe

Recession, market turmoil, troubled economy — these words got a lot of air time in 2009. percent in 2009. Author: Jill Ward.

Email Communication in 2010

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billion email users in 2009, expected to rise to 1.9 The same source suggests that some 247 billion emails are sent each day in 2009 Email is still a powerful way to communicate with your constituents. report by technology market research firm The Radicati Group estimates that there are 1.4 billion by 2013.