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Does Rigorous Data Analysis Thwart Effective Storytelling by Non-Profits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her most controversial point was: “Rigorous data gathering and analysis can get in the way of effective storytelling by non-profits.”. nptech?

Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Even more importantly, what motivates them.    So, was delighted when Darren Barefoot asked if he share a guest post about how to do audience analysis.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible

SocialFish

Analysis of people tagging photos with #trumpyourcat reveals 70.1% are married, an average age of 27.8 years. Will you try this? Let me know.

Do It Yourself: Getting Started with Data Analysis

NTEN

Anyone can learn to do good analysis. Jo Miles. Online Engagement Strategist. Food & Water Watch.

2012 Year-End Fundraising Email Analysis

NetWits

Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising eMail marketing end of year fundraising fundraising online giving

The New Unit of Analysis: Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The organization is still relevant but no longer the only unit of analysis. Click Through To Twitter Summary of Plenary. Guest Post Networks

8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Management #nptech Arts & Cultural business model data analysis Strategy What comes to mind when you think of nonprofit strategy?

Beyond Dashboards: Business Intelligence Tools for Program Analysis and Reporting

NTEN

More than simply graphically displaying static data, they offer trend analysis, forecasting and drill-down capabilities that can dramatically expand your insight into program performance. Patrick Yurgosky. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration. New York University.

The $5,000 Question: Finding the Right Ask Using Predictive Data Analysis

NTEN

12ntc Data E-mail nptech nten predictive analysis predictive analytics FundraisingDaniel Atherton. Account Executive, Interactive Department. Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey. And with so many other organizations and email lists competing for his attention, we may not get that opportunity back.

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Nonprofit Marketing Research Made Simple, No Matter Your Budget

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Marketing Analytics data data analysis market research nonprofit marketing This will help you focus your research. Look it up.

How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

Connection Cafe

Analysis. If your analysis does not show the results you expected, it’s time to tweak your goals, personas or content… or all of the above!

Data drives better digital marketing for nonprofits

3rd Sector Labs

Data Analytics Data Mining data data mining digital marketing donor data fundraising data analysis search Use small data (i.e. and again.

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How Would You Rate Your Prospect Management System?| Part 4

Connection Cafe

High-level analysis questions by senior leadership and during campaign/advisory board meetings: How many active proposals are pending?

Does your charity have too much data?

3rd Sector Labs

How do you know when your organization is storing and using too much data? Few customers ask us “When is there too much data?” Great.

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More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

Technology both simplifies and complicates our lives. Nowhere is this more true than in the nonprofit sector. There’s a lot. Probably. Holy cow!

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It’s that time of year: your 8-step fundraising data checklist

3rd Sector Labs

Data Cleaning Data Management data cleaning data enrichment data management donor data fundraising fundraising data analysis fundraising mistakes holiday appeal September has arrived. Kids are headed back to school. Fall will be here before you know it … and so will your big year-end fundraising appeal. Are you ready? It intimidates us.

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Technology, data and fundraising: is it getting too complicated?

3rd Sector Labs

CRM Data Management data cleaning data management data mining donor database fundraising data analysis The back story. 11% – easier.

The Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue: Data

3rd Sector Labs

It is time for data mining, data analysis, data science. Discussion and debate. million new donors. So interesting. So much to debate. million.

The Magic Tweet: Crowdsourcing Opera Analysis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  Photo by 1066. Royal Opera House  is crowdsourcing the storyline for an opera on  Twitter  in a month's time.  (Hat Tip Blog Herald ). Here's Act 2.

One very long weekend in New York City for Megan Price

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

statistics statisticians analysis dataset datadiveMe? I go to New York City to spend the weekend staring at my computer screen.

How to Make a Forecast When You Feel Like You're Being Asked to Take a Guess: Sensitivity Analysis

Idealware

The reason you shouldn't say this is what those of us in the business call a ‘sensitivity analysis.’ This is key to a sensitivity analysis—you need to isolate the thing that you don't know, and define it very, very precisely. That analysis looks like this: If the increase in renewal form view rate is this. percent. 6,458.

Fundraising data analytics – mining the gold in your own backyard

3rd Sector Labs

Fundraising data analytics is becoming more popular – and more necessary in today’s philanthropy marketplace. It’s a show-stopper.

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PostPlanner tells you instantly what time of day to post on your Facebook Page

John Haydon

Facebook analysis facebook pages insights postplannerHow to view the best posting time in PostPlanner. Is it interesting? What do you think?

Nonprofits and Big Data: An inside look at how the Ad Council is leveraging data for social change

NTEN

2314ntc big data Data data analysis Leadership nptech nten Communications Anastasia Goodstein. Vice President, Digital. The Ad Council. Big data” has been a big buzzword for a while now. But how can nonprofits actually leverage their data (big or not so big)? Big data” has been a big buzzword for a while now.

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The Self-Taught Analytics Professional

Connection Cafe

Analytics Data Mining & Modeling Fundraising Success & Performance Identifying Prospects data analysis fundraising Google Analytics.

Knight Foundation | Reporter Analysis

AFP Blog

Knight Foundation | Reporter Analysis : "We asked our partner, Monitor Institute, to take a critical look at the role of networks in community life. Our lens was apolitical. We were not looking for prescriptions for how citizens and government should interact.

Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How would you describe Virgin America in social networking analysis and mapping terminology?  . flew back from DC last night on Virgin America. 

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10 Hidden Gems In Google Analytics: Smart Web Data Analysis

AFP Blog

10 Hidden Gems In Google Analytics: Smart Web Data Analysis : "The 80/20 rule applies to our use of web analytics tools as well. Most of us use just a small amount of power our tools contain." ''via Blog this

Which Facebook Insights metrics matter to your nonprofit?

John Haydon

Facebook analysis facebook insights insights measurement nonprofits roiBut you’re also wondering which ones really matter.

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Google+ is here. What now?

SocialFish

Bonus: A really good list of the most useful analysis blog posts out there by Shel Holtz, and, below, the G+ theme. Google+ is here. What now?

Analysis of Network for Good's Online Giving Study | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

Forget everything you thought you knew about the homepage — Tech News and Analysis

AFP Blog

Forget everything you thought you knew about the homepage — Tech News and Analysis : ''via Blog this

Growth in Giving Database Offers Behavior Analysis

Donor Search

Fundraising is all about donors. That seems obvious. How well do we retain donors? What are the… Education

2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

The 2010 Online Giving Report combines findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data to provide the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. The median online gift of $1,000 or more was $1,250 and the largest amount given online in the analysis was $100,000.

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What a Difference a Prompt Makes. Simple Analysis of a Participatory Exhibit Element

Museum 2.0

I am fascinated by the incredible differences in what people contribute based on format and phrasing of the invitation to participate.

Getting Technology to Work for Your Evaluation Needs

NTEN

Data data analysis data culture evaluation IT Staff Laura Beals. Director of Evaluation. Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Boston.

Flipboard launches custom curation tools, wants to unleash your inner magazine editor — Tech News and Analysis

AFP Blog

Flipboard launches custom curation tools, wants to unleash your inner magazine editor — Tech News and Analysis

Twitter experiences connectivity issues on Inauguration Day — Tech News and Analysis

AFP Blog

Twitter experiences connectivity issues on Inauguration Day — Tech News and Analysis

2008 donorCentrics Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis

NetWits

Target Analytics , a Blackbaud Company, has released the 2008 donorCentrics™ Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis. The report is featured in today's edition of The New York Times and covers some of its many findings. This is a follow-up to the groundbreaking 2006 report and provides insights into the online and offline trends of donors.

Government working actively to offer relief to Nepal: VK Singh | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

AFP Blog

Government working actively to offer relief to Nepal: VK Singh | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis : "The former army chief later took to Twitter to share this information. Sent off the 1st batch of aid material collected by supporters. Hoping 2send more in the coming days.