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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!)

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter really do count as work. We know you're on Twitter And be sure to tweet it out.

5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

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

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.

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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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!

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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.

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 [.].

Determined to Trend - Guest Post by James Leventhal

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With Twitter and other so called social networking tools, the question of relevance is now in the hands of individuals, the audience even. 

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.

URL Shorteners: Blind(ly) Heading Towards Disaster?

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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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Measuring the Impact of Your Social Media Program

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

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

NonProfit Trends

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.

Examples of Abundance in the Arts: Ask A Conductor on Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

month or two ago, museums and galleries around the world participated in a Twitter event called Ask a Curator. What was the objective?

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

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.

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

NonProfit Trends

There are 75 pages of statistics and trend information in the report. Giving Amount Trends High net worth households gave $54,016 on average to charity in 2009. The study is part of an ongoing research partnership with the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , which began in 2006. The average wealth of respondents was $10.7

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?

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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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.

Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Women Give 2010 is the first report to compare philanthropic giving between men and women across all income levels based on a nationally representative sample.

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.

Key Trends in Nonprofit Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

NonProfit Trends

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.

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.

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last year, TweetsGiving , raised $11,000 to build a classroom in Tanzania using Twitter to spread messages of thanks and opportunities to donate.  

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A First Look at Jumo

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

5 Questions for Geoff Livingston | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

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?

Hype vs. Reality: What digital channels are the most effective in 2010?

Frogloop

Here is the evidence from one global campaign in 2010 to demonstrate how different digital channels compared. Should we use Twitter and Mobile?" "Is email obsolete" My first response is always that it depends on the objectives, the strategy and the audience since starting with the tools is putting the "cart before the horse".

Social Media for Social Good Video Roundup from #BBCon

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Claire Williams Diaz who works on social innovation at  Twitter. Looking to get more out of Twitter? Flickr Photo by Geoff Livingston.

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.

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.)? .

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.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

Yes, I know that this wasn’t possible: no iPhone could have been on the hotel nightstand, and Twitter didn’t exist. All grounded.

Nonprofits of the Month :: July 2010 :: Peak Water

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Peak water is reached when the rate at which water demanded is higher than the rate at which the supply is replenished. By 2025, 1.8 YouTube: WaterAid.

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!

The Keys to Fundraising on Foursquare

Frogloop

Online Fundraising Social Networking Trends Web 2.0link]. What was some of Rosenberg’s key tactics?

Spreadsheet Aerobics: Actionable Measurement for Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Promoting through other channels (blog post, Twitter, speaking engagement, etc). Photo by Metro Library and Archive. What does that mean? Likes.