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2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

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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Data Are Not Information

NTEN

By Jeff Stanger, Director, Center for Digital Information We are obsessed with data — big data, open data, linked data, personal data, government data, visualized data. It's important that we don't confuse "data" for "information." Data are only the raw material of information. So how do we get from data to information?

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Claire Williams Diaz talks Hope140, T.W.E.E.T. and her Passion to Change the World

NetWits

After our panel I got a few minutes to talk to Claire about her work at Twitter and how non-profits can use the information network for good. Meet Claire. She leads social innovation, philanthropy, and causes at Twitter and Blogs at Claire.us.com. Check out the video

Get More Twitter Followers Today [Ethically]

NetWits

Do a Google Search for “get more Twitter followers today” and you’ll find tactics ranging from paying for new followers to crazy pyramid number schemes to good information that actually works. There are lot’s of not so cool ways to get more Twitter followers.

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

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.

Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Outlook 2010

Tech Soup Blog

Continuing a series of posts on tips and tricks for Microsoft Office, this month we're tackling Outlook 2010. Creating Folders.

Drive Action by Optimizing Your Online Giving Page: 6 Simple Steps

NetWits

Information about what the mission of your organization is and how the gifts are being used. 5. Hopefully you agree. Why’s this important?

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Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Holly Ross, NTEN,  Four Lessons Learned About Social Media in 2010. Photo by M. Schenekenberg. Measurement Challenges. Data Analysis. Enjoy !

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are also new and more sophisticated tools that we can add to our toolbox to deal with the resulting information overload.

Verdict in Guatemala Disappearance Case!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

million documents in the archive produced from 1960 to 1996 contain critical information about police operations during Guatemala's 36 years of internal armed conflict during which an estimated 200,000 people were killed or disappeared. The estimated 31.7 You can read more about the case at [link].

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

NetWits

million in 2010. 2. Include information on who you are and the people you serve. Make Top Fundraisers Part of the Family.

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Why Apple (and their Users) Need A Charity Vetting System for iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

GuideStar is the premier source of vetting nonprofit information. Let’s unpack this … This is a nuanced issue.  No doubt about it. 

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Information flows. Using this information to shape and refine your social media strategy can make it more effective. Family members.

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. Source: Social Marketing Analytics by John Lovett and Jeremiah Owyang.

What is ERP Software for Non-Profits? | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← D.O.L. Who has time for that? When, in fact, the opposite is true! Follow Us!

How to Visualize Information to Change the World for Better

Tech Soup Blog

What information should you include? Enter Visualising Information for Advocacy , published by the Tactical Technology Collective.

Is Social Media Right for Your Organization?

Connection Cafe

truly successful program should include materials from the marketing department, information from senior management, and opportunities for the public relations department to get involved. Author: Jordan Viator. Guest post from John Chen, @ johnYSchen , DC-based nptechie and nonprofiteer. ” “It's time you join the conversation.”

How can we prepare organizational leaders to work in a networked world?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We have always had, and will generally always need, two forms of networks in organizations: the formal and the informal.

Turn Good Web Pages Into Great Ones

NetWits

Check out more information on parallel construction (and other easy, useful grammar tips). You may have inherited a vast pool of web content written before your time, or you frequently receive lengthy “expert” articles and other contributed pieces to add to the web site you now manage. Web writing is often too verbose. Pet Stores.

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10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads

NTEN

We're only 20 days away from the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference -- but who's counting? Bicknell Information Group in booth 75.

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Wisdom 2.0: Living Consciously In A Connected World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technology stress and information overload have been around for decades.  Tags: Information Coping Skills streamline Playfulness.

Report Release: The 2010 Nonprofit IT Staffing and Spending Survey

NTEN

Did we see evidence of this in our annual Nonprofit IT Staffing & Spending survey conducted at the end of 2010? Well, yes and no.

That's Not Nice! Top 10 Tips for Responding to Negative Comments

NTEN

If a comment contains information about you that is inaccurate or incorrect, play an active role in correcting it. Just the Facts. Instead….

Six Museum-Related Blogs You Might Not Know About That Are Really Good

Museum 2.0

Jaime's been pointing to intriguing design projects in museums and on the Web with short, informative posts. Asking Audiences. Jumper. Useum.

How-to: DIY Community and Content Mapping

NTEN

More and more often, I get asked at conferences or on the blog for more information about how to create a community map or content plan.

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Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Get Past Information Overload:   It is important to let busy CEOs know that they don't have to be on Twitter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Social Media in Crisis Communication: A Lesson Learned by Charlotte Meckelnburg Library

NTEN

In March of 2010, the Mecklenburg County manager advised library leaders that we should plan for a 50% reduction in our operating budget due to a drastic reduction in taxable revenues throughout the county; projecting an $85million shortfall. We found that our patrons wanted more information and transparency from us. What we learned  .

Why Segmentation Is So Important in Email Marketing

NetWits

The common uses for email are to inform, educate, entertain, or enable. This component is called segmentation! What Is Segmentation?

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Nonprofit Software Solutions to Cut Costs and Overcome Budget Cuts.

Vertex Systems

Posted on December 27, 2010 by vertex | 1 Comment You may be facing severe budget cuts. Is there a solution to this problem? And time is money.

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

So far, their tireless efforts to funnel strategic information, supportive community and valuable opportunities our way have been pretty monumental on minimal funding. I can't wait to see what we'll all get with some proper funding in their hands. We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

So far, their tireless efforts to funnel strategic information, supportive community and valuable opportunities our way have been pretty monumental on minimal funding.  I can't wait to see what we'll all get with some proper funding in their hands. Teaser: We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15

Easter Seals Nebraska Moves People and Information with Microsoft MapPoint

Tech Soup Blog

the information is exported in the form of turn-by-turn directions to drivers to. For more than 80 years, Easter. senior centers. client.

Welcome to Beth’s Blog for the Next Decade

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dawn Near the Bay of Bengal by Joisey Showaa. Welcome to the new and improved Beth’s Blog !  3129:  Total Posts. 7641:  Total Comments.

New Microsoft Office 2010 Courses from easyLearning

Tech Soup Blog

And they've recently expanded their catalog with new Microsoft Office 2010 courses. Self-paced online courses from easyLearning.

How-to: Make Your Nonprofit Video More Social

NTEN

video should be a way of giving enough information to entertain and spark interest -- while leaving the viewer wanting more. Reference By Melissa Nelson, Media Production and Outreach Manager, Blackbaud. Video is a great way to engage constituents in your mission. It First, think through the four basic steps: Set the tone. Define the need.

The Future of (Nonprofit) Television

NTEN

The television has dominated our entertainment and information landscape; Americans now spend in excess of 250 billion hours watching TV each year. These are little pop-up boxes that give the viewer additional information not in the video when it was made. By Michael Hoffman, CEO, See3 Communications. There was no running water.

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8 New Facebook Social Plugins And How They’ll Socialize Your Nonprofit Website

John Haydon

good use of this plugin is to place it on Pages with information on actions people can take to support your cause. Perfect to use during events.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

The technology scene today is distinguished by the growing connectivity among devices, mobile phones, the PC, and the browser, which enable people and organizations to access information, communicate, and collaborate in more powerful ways. We are connecting otherwise isolated groups to share information about parenting, cancer recovery, etc.

Thoughts from EMSA 2010

NetWits

The week before last, I was lucky enough to attend the Email Marketing Summit Australia 2010 (EMSA). What information is available?

Nine Ways Networked Nonprofits Use Slideshare

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Counterpart uses Slideshare to share its annual report information.   Slideshare. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.