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. 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. in 2010.

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10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During 2010, I been able to read, blurb, write reviews, do blog giveaways, or author guest posts and interviews for a lot of terrific books that would be useful to nonprofit professionals in the social media, marketing, and ICT areas.

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Birthing a Curriculum for Building a Community

NetWits

Every org is different and must build its community to work toward its own goals and mission.

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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

So, you have a social media plan…right? Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. While it’s easy setup a Twitter account and start tweeting, it’s much more difficult to tie that activity back to outcomes.

7 Tips for Successful Online Fundraising

NetWits

On mothers day 2010 they set out to raise money for Mama Lucy - a change maker who’s dedicated her life to helping kids in Arusha, Tanzania. The folks at Epic Change continue to do great things using the web as their medium. We can learn some things from this online fundraising project

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. On top of unvailing the new movement at SXSW a new website was launched and a frontpage promotion was put on Mashable.com.

NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

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2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech. Conference head over and take a look at the agenda , the sessions , the day of service , and who attended in the past. I think those resources will give you a good idea of what’s going on.

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

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Meet Claire. She leads social innovation, philanthropy, and causes at Twitter and Blogs at Claire.us.com. This year she joined a few of us for the Ignite Panel at Blackbaud’s conference where we talked about how social media is helping non-profits change the world. 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. Check out the video

Video Interview with Andre Blackman of Pulse + Signal

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I spent some time with Andre Blackman while at South by South West Interactive 2010. Andre writes at Pulse + Signal where he talks about how technology and new ways of thinking can impact the field of public health. If you’re wondering where Pulse + Signal comes from Andre describes it like this … Pulse = Life, Health, "what keeps you going" and Signal = Technology, standing out, a prompt to action

Chris Noble on Check in for Charity, Pepsi Refresh and Social Media for Nonprofits

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Chris Noble of www.Studiogood.com and www.Whatgives.com took some time to talk with us at SXSWi 2010. We cover a couple cause marketing initiatives (Pepsi Refresh and Check in for Charity) that focus on a really interesting combination of location based social networking (i.e. Foursquare) and fundraising. We also touch on “getting started with social media” where Chris gives us his five tips for working with what you’ve already got

10 Things I've Learned Over 2,000 Tweets

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On May 18th, 2007 at 5:18pm I tweeted for the first time, saying "@Ruby. I vote teleporting." I was at the 2007 Personal Democracy Forum , and if memory serves correctly, I was replying to a general question another attendee, Ruby Sinreich, was asking of other attendees. Twitter was a backchannel for conversation throughout the day's activities, and I met many new colleagues and friends via this channel

Seth Godin on Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits Should Stop Operating like Businesses

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Seth Godin has some firm beliefs and thoughtful insights when it comes to how non-profits can (and should) change the world.

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What’s Missing from Your Ecosystem?

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Interesting thought right? Chris Brogan ( Build Product Ecosystems ) and Seth Godin ( Your Ecosystem ) got me thinking about the topic of ecosystems as it relates to non-profits. When you think about it, the idea of an ecosystem can be applied to many things in life. Family. Athletics. School. Religion. But for now we’ll focus on the non-profit world

NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech. Conference head over and take a look at the agenda , the sessions , the day of service , and who attended in the past. I think those resources will give you a good idea of what’s going on

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10 Most Popular Posts of 2010

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Somewhat surprising! Google searches likely had a big effect because other posts got a lot more buzz on Twitter and Facebook. My guess is the top posts for 2011 will be quite different – more Mobile Web, geolocation, LinkedIn, and live-streaming. Best to you and your nonprofit in 2011! It’s going to be a big year. Three iPhone Apps that Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About. HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to Jumo (and Why You Should).

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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. Recently The Chronicle published data about online giving for 2010. billion online in 2010.

Get More Twitter Followers Today [Ethically]

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There are lot’s of not so cool ways to get more Twitter followers. 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. It can be a bit confusing to figure out and filter through all the not so good resources. The trick is to NOT get pulled in by all the people out there that want to make a buck or gain something by helping you get more followers

Video Interview: NetSquared with Amy Sample Ward

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While at South by South West Interactive (SXSWi) Amy Sample Ward spent some time talking with me about how NetSquared ( about ) serves the nonprofit industry. NetSquared is focused on the intersection of technology and social impact. Their mission is to help hundreds of thousands of non-profit organizations utilize the community empowering capabilities of the Internet to achieve social change

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Jek in the Box. We launched the Zoetica Salon this week. One thing we’re trying to do is model abundant behavior.

Building a Facebook Fanpage – Part 1 – The Background Info

NetWits

This is Part I of my guide to creating a Facebook fanpage for nonprofits. We’re going to use a fan page that I recently set up as an example of how to set up a page. So stage one – Register and make it clear what you are about

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Blackbaud Announces March Web Seminars for Nonprofits

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Blackbaud is offering a free web seminar series to help nonprofits build strategies for mobilizing, soliciting, and stewarding supporters during and after times of disaster. Blackbaud experts and partners developed the seminars based off of their work with nonprofit customers who responded to the Haiti earthquake. The series, entitled “Lessons Learned from Haiti,” includes five seminars that will take place March through May

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Learning is Everything!

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In my conversations with nonprofits over the past ten years, the single most important need isn’t simply more money or more staff (although those are always helpful)…it’s continued learning. Education is absolutely essential to the millions of nonprofit organizations doing good work in the United States and abroad

The 2014 Charitable Giving Report

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising 2010 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Survey Analytics Blackbaud Blackbaud Index fundraising nonprofit online giving The 2014 Charitable Giving Report includes 24 months of overall giving data from 4,798 nonprofit organizations representing more than $16.2

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2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

The second annual Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report, a joint project of Common Knowledge, thePort, and NTEN, has hard data and insights on the trends surrounding social networking technology as part of nonprofit organizations' marketing, communications, fundraising, and program services.

Scanning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes

NetWits

I’m sure you’ve noticed QR codes by now – those funny little black and white squares that are appearing on posters, business cards, and event lanyards everywhere.

Do You do Mobile?

NetWits

Are you thinking about the future of communication as it relates to reaching and connecting with your supporters, donors, volunteers and members? What about reaching those who know nothing about you? I am. I’m thinking about how the nonprofit industry should be adapting to the ever changing landscape of internet use and how mobile devices fit in. Here’s a few interesting points to consider

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. If you've just upgraded to Office 2010, check out this post for a roundup of new features to the suite as a whole. Microsoft Office 2010 Outlook 2010

When In Doubt, Hit Something!

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…to quote my high school football coach. Funny enough, the same advice works for the nonprofit trying to get out there in social media ( twitter , facebook , foursquare , etc.). Very often the challenge is getting started

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?

Frogloop

According to a June 2010 Nielsen survey of 4,200 people who had downloaded an application in the past 30 days, games were the most downloaded and followed by music, social networking, news and weather, maps, search, video and movies.

Design for Participation: Video from NODEM 2010

Museum 2.0

I just discovered that my keynote at the 2o10 NODEM conference on digital media and heritage is available online. If you're into video, check out this 25 minute talk I gave on the conference theme "from place to presence."

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

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Optimizing your online giving pages should be at the top of your priority list (as far as online goals go), that is, if you’re a non-profit and you’ve got a website. Hopefully you agree. If not, drop me a note in the comments.

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Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

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Most people will tell you that learning how to effectively monitor (or listen to) what’s being said on the web is the beginning of social media success.

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Custom Facebook Landing Tabs Convert 47% of Your Visitors

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Where’d I get 47%? According to All Facebook Jeff Widman of BrandGlue did some A/B testing. He discovered… We ran an A/B test just four weeks ago to guesstimate the efficacy of a landing tab. We drove visitors to the fan page of a major brand using ads.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Graphic Recording by OTH Consulting. Last week, I was honored to lead a “networked discussion&# about the Networked Nonprofit and working with free agents in Washington, DC at the State Department’s “ Tech@State Civil Society 2.0 &# Event. Photo by Mark Horvath.

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. The Zoetica Salon is a free online space for informal peer learning about nonprofits and social media. It is a place to share resources and ask and answer questions.

I'm on a Horse! Four Lessons From Social Media in 2010

NTEN

Teaser: NTEN friend Janet Fouts -- have you read Social Media Nonprofit Tweet yet? -- invited a few folks to share the big lessons they learned from social media in 2010. These spots, which also aired on TV, showed us two things: Blog Content: NTEN friend Janet Fouts -- have you read Social Media Nonprofit Tweet yet? -- invited a few folks to share the big lessons they learned from social media in 2010.

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What I Learned About Unpresenting from Heather Gold

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I first met Heather Gold when she did stand up comedy at the first Blogher conference in 2005. In addition to comedy, Heather is a keynote speaker and teaches her unique style of interactive performance in “ unpresenting &# workshops.

I'm on a Horse! Four Lessons From Social Media in 2010

NTEN

NTEN friend Janet Fouts -- have you read Social Media Nonprofit Tweet yet? -- invited a few folks to share the big lessons they learned from social media in 2010. Because I learn something new every fifteen minutes on Twitter, I had a hard time narrowing it down. In the interest of time (and for the sake of those who will start shaking if this post keeps them from Facebook for more than seven minutes), I narrowed it down to four: Lesson One: I'm on a Horse.

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Verdict in Guatemala Disappearance Case!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just got late-breaking news: the judges just rendered a guilty verdict in the trial I was about to discuss in the following blog post! Will share more details from our team later, but this is a great day for fighting impunity around forced disappearances. Benetech Statistical Expert Testifies in Guatemala Disappearance Case The Benetech Human Rights Program uses cutting edge computing methods and statistical analysis to provide objective evidence of human rights violations.

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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million in 2010. Armed with a fundraising page and email tools, peer-to-peer fundraisers turn their family and friends into donors. They reach out to people across the country and around the world.

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