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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.

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Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

How important is it for them to understand and keep up with the new trends in technology? To start with, we conducted a survey (tweet tweet!)

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.

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.

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. No sugar coating these trends. All Rights Reserved

Tweets to Bring in the Money

Frogloop

Want to raise funds via Twitter this holiday season? Today I’m going to share examples from Twitter – both good and bad.

Charitable Giving Grew to $373.25 Billion in the U.S. in 2015

Connection Cafe

This is the sixth consecutive year of increases in giving, a period of growth that began in 2010. Macroeconomic Trends. reached $373.25

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Measuring the Impact of Your Social Media Program

Frogloop

How many Twitter followers you have, how many Facebook fans (likes) and friends you have, MySpace friends, etc. Engagement. Reach.

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Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

According to the Online Giving Study, 66% of online gifts to charities come in via their own websites. I’d also like to see nonprofits master the art of writing. I saw (and responded to a few great appeals in 2010) but much nonprofit communication still seems artificial, inauthentic and dare I say boring! Holly Ross, NTEN. Mobile!

Tech@State – Civil Society 2.0: Reflections on Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On the stage with me were two of my favorite free agents, Mark Horvath (next to me on stage) and Shawn Ahmed (virtually through Twitter [.].

Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending November 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. Overall Fundraising Trends The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 1,468 nonprofit organizations representing $2.25 million in revenue.

5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted

NetWits

Twitter only let’s you type 140 characters. Pay attention to this trend and start reviewing your email content with an eye for length.

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Blackbaud Index for March 2011 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending March 2011 as compared to the same period in 2010. Overall Fundraising Trends The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 1,430 nonprofit organizations representing $2.21 All Rights Reserved

Key Trends in Nonprofit Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Key Trends in Nonprofit Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 7th, 2011 Blackbaud has released two new groundbreaking research studies that reveal insights about peer-to-peer event fundraising.

URL Shorteners: Blind(ly) Heading Towards Disaster?

Frogloop

If you thought email radically changed the way nonprofits communicated with constituents online, then social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter may have challenged you even more. Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0However, just today a.ly And now this has all.ly url shorteners on high alert. Some Background. Absoultely.

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

NTEN

growing trend among organizations is to get out of the business of owning servers entirely. Another emerging trend is cloud-based computing , which enables organizations to pay only for processor cycles, memory, and storage as it's used. You can follow Grant on Twitter:  @geekbyte. Probably like your own home. What do you think?

How Useful is Social Media to Nonprofits?

Frogloop

According to Idealware’s survey of over 750 nonprofit staffers: Almost 80% "think" that they reach new supporters using Facebook, Twitter, video sharing sites like YouTube, and blogging. About 30% said that they “think&# they are raising money via Twitter, video sharing sites and LinkedIn.

5 Questions for Geoff Livingston | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Questions for Geoff Livingston Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on June 2nd, 2011 I’m starting a new series of short interviews with people who are really changing what’s happening in the nonprofit sector. Are they doing it well?

5 Questions: Superheroes of Online Fundraising: Become a Data-Driven Strategist

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Where can people follow you online (twitter, blog, etc.)?

Video: Online Advocacy Trends

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Video: Online Advocacy Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on April 6th, 2011 The recordings from Blackbaud and Care2′s Advocacy Live 2011 event are now online. Featuring: Emily Wenzler, Sr. All Rights Reserved

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

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What is Jumo? million. Jane B.

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 it’s just ambient awareness or trivial trivia.

5 Questions: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a sea of Analytics

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Where can people follow you online (twitter, blog, etc.)? .

Closing the Loop Between Social Media and Offline Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was in Oakland, CA and discovered Fenton's Creamery , famous for its ice cream.  The line was out the door.  I've also been reading about tips.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

Broadband continues to expand and become more accessible in remote places in the world -- we're not there yet, but the trends over the next 3-5 years will allow much greater access for those in the developing world. Social networks like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube keep many of us connected to a continuous stream of information.

Future Trends in Charity Communications #CC2020

Amy Sample Ward

What are your five trends you see affecting charity communications in the next 10 years? Join the conversation by using #cc2020 on Twitter!

5 Questions: The Networked Nonprofit

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Organizations set up Facebook pages and Twitter accounts.

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Rules of Social Media Engagement

Frogloop

Measures of engagement include: On Twitter, people share your messages by retweeting you, recommending people follow you, and putting you on lists.

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25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

NTEN

Come to our session at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference to hear the rest! Use an RSS reader to keep on top of news and trends. Tools like ping.fm and hootsuite.com allow you to post to Twitter, Facebook and more at the same time. regular Twitter stream is more effective than 3 posts a week, all at the same time.

5 Questions: Ending Segregation and Tapping the Power of Diversity Through Technology In Your Nonprofit

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Where can people follow you online (twitter, blog, etc.)? .

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. Perhaps. Probably not. Yes, I get that.

Effective Uses of Social Media for Fundraising

NTEN

With trends like these, it's important to consider your own approach to social media. YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook are all growing in popularity as referral sites for online donations. Philip King, Artez Interactive. There may come a day when your Facebook fan page has more traffic than your actual website. Hard to believe?

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector

Idealware

The same kind of democratizing, collaborative, open source/open content trend that has swept through nonprofit technology now is gathering momentum in local, state and even national government. Even if you didn't attend, you can find a lot of notes and material here: [link] or look for Twitter archives at #gov20ne. The Gov 2.0

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What is Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Content Strategy for Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recently, I noticed a trend on what major retailers were doing on their Facebook pages for the holiday season. Identifying a Trend.

5 Questions: Making it Real: Getting Project Management Right for Content Management Web Projects

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Where can people follow you online (twitter, blog, etc.)? .

Blackbaud Index for September 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

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

5 Questions: Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Where can people follow you online (twitter, blog, etc.)? .

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter: @ HumaneSociety , @ cariegrls. identified a trend forming with social networking, and set up our very first profile. 2.

Social Media: Just One Big Tidal Wave?

Frogloop

By 2010 that statistic to climbed to 86%. In 2010 61% of 30-49 year old US internet users social media compared to 12% in 2005.

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Blackbaud Index for October 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending October 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. Overall Fundraising Remains Positive The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 1,412 nonprofit organizations representing $2.2 Read more about the methodology.