2011 Online Giving Trends

NetWits

The 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. 54% of the organizations in the analysis experienced results at or above this growth rate.

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

NetWits

Fundraising Email Response Rate is 0.13%. Only 26% of Nonprofits Rated their Websites Very Effective. You can read more about these stats and find the source studies over at Non-profit Trends.

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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

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2011 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

The 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. 54% of the organizations in the analysis experienced results at or above this growth rate.

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5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted

NetWits

Pay attention to this trend and start reviewing your email content with an eye for length. First , make sure you are using an emarketing tool that allows you to track all of the basic email statistics (open rates, clicks, actions taken, money raised, etc).

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Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2010

SocialFish

Ratings in Google search ads address trust (Chief Marketing Technologist). Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media Strategy Can Fail in 2010 (Find and Convert). How Will You Make a Difference in 2010? Four Social Media Trends for Business in 2010 (Jeremiah Owyang). Association Subculture Word for 2010 – Authenticity (Association Subculture). 30 Bloggers To Watch in 2010 (ProBlogger).

An Interview with Robert Chatwani on Giving Works Trends 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In terms of giving – we see two large macro trends taking place. The first is that online giving is growing fast, at a rate that’s 7 times faster than offline giving.

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Latest Trends in Online Fundraising

NTEN

With more than half of 2010 now over, it might be helpful to review some updated statistics. . The Index looks at trends on a rolling three-month basis to smooth out seasonal or episodic spikes in the data and is the largest and most timely study being done in the industry. . The Index shows that online giving remained positive during most of 2009 and the trends for 2010 have been very encouraging. Through June 2010, online giving was up 11.7%

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Get a Special Rate on the 2nd International Fundraising Conference

NTEN

> Register for the 2010 IFC Online here. Trends in Online Fundraising: What We Can Learn From the Data . Then, you'll probably want to: > Register for the 2010 IFC Online at our discounted rate today !

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. As often as possible I try to talk about positive trends that are happening. The Target Analytics donorCentrics Index of National Fundraising Performance for 2009 reported this trend.

Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake

NTEN

The September 2009 issue of NTEN Connect had a review of trends in online giving. Blackbaud has been actively engaged in researching and analyzing trends in the nonprofit sector for quite a while. The analysis represents the largest study of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector.

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Online Giving Trends from 2009 and the Haiti Earthquake

NTEN

The September 2009 issue of NTEN Connect had a review of trends in online giving. Blackbaud has been actively engaged in researching and analyzing trends in the nonprofit sector for quite a while. The analysis represents the largest study of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector.

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Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Almost two-thirds of Americans are predicted to own a smartphone by 2017, more than a threefold increase since 2010. While online learning will continue to evolve and change, organizations looking for long -term success must focus on these trends.

The Mismeasure of War

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The main thesis of the HRS authors, Andrew Mack et al, is that “nationwide mortality rates actually fall during most wars” and that “today’s wars rarely kill enough people to reverse the decline in peacetime mortality that has been underway in the developing world for more than 30 years.” If they did this, they would find that they have inadequate information to conclude anything about the trend in war-related lethality in recent decades.

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10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

And we’ll continue this trend for social networking, social action, and commerce. The Elections app will soon be updated for 2010.). The Yelp and Around Me apps are popular ways to find restaurants, coffee shops, or hotels wherever you are, but what about green-rated businesses?

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Measuring the Impact of Your Social Media Program

Frogloop

For a more detailed analysis of your Twitter audience size and growth rates, check out TwitterCounter.com. Tags: Social Networking Trends As nonprofits and advocacy groups delve deeper into social media, the need to assess their return on investment (ROI) is critical.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

And we’ll continue this trend for social networking, social action, and commerce. The Elections app will soon be updated for 2010.). The Yelp and Around Me apps are popular ways to find restaurants, coffee shops, or hotels wherever you are, but what about green-rated businesses?

Apps and Tools to Energize your Base

Frogloop

Growth rate is at about 49.5%, though churn is at 31%. The response rate for text messaging where people are asked to make a call to a decision maker on the organization's behalf is 4.9%. That's six times the rate of 'call-in' emails (0.82%).

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I identified a trend forming with social networking, and set up our very first profile. But, we also recognize that open rates are falling, and we’ve got to continue to stay ahead of the curve and evolve in emerging spaces like social media and mobile, so we invest in those areas as well.

HOW TO: Launch a Group Text Messaging Campaign for Your Nonprofit for Free

Nonprofit Tech for Good

billion text messages each day with an open-rate that currently hovers at about 90%. Compared to other vendors, their rates for ad-free, 160-character full version are very affordable. 2010 Nonprofit Text Messaging Benchmarks Report.

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10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And we’ll continue this trend for social networking, social action, and commerce. The Elections app will soon be updated for 2010.). The Yelp and Around Me apps are popular ways to find restaurants, coffee shops, or hotels wherever you are, but what about green-rated businesses?

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Big Cat Rescue

Nonprofit Tech for Good

million new visitors per year, but we anticipate that going much higher as people are able to comment and easily rate and post pages to their social networking sites. Organization: Big Cat Rescue. Organization Size: 125 exotic cats, 9 paid staff, 107 volunteers, 80,000 supporters.

Social Networks to Replace Email? NOT!!!

Frogloop

Yes, but on social networks like Twitter, the adoption rate is actually low. Online Fundraising Online Marketing Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg fired up the death of email debate at the Nielsen’s Consumer 360 Conference Yesterday.

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. The emerging trend was that major retailers were using their Facebook pages to release special deals and give retail discounts for the holiday season.

Blog Picks of the Week

Frogloop

But trends come and go and eventually Facebook will fade out too. Is your organization struggling to get decent open and click-through rates on your enewsletter? E-newsletters Social Networking Trends Web 2.0After scouring the web, two articles caught our attention this week.

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On Frogloop's Radar

Frogloop

This is far lower than the reciprocal rates of typical social media sites, such as Flickr (68 percent).&#. Mobile Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Is Your Website Mobile Friendly? Heather Mansfield over at Nonprofit Tech 2.0

5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit Industry Survey Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 27th, 2010 Blackbaud has conducted its North American State of the Nonprofit Industry Survey annually for six of the past seven years.

What about Pscyho Socialgraphics?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Reviewing, recommending, and rating – Users equipped with opinions and a sense of taste can make valuable reviewers and recommenders. This can be designed then into lists, favorite, trends, news and more.

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Research Friday: Idealist.org Survey Backs 2011 Nonprofit Employment Trends Outlook

ASU Lodestar Center

Earlier this month, Idealist.org released a nonprofit sector employment trends survey that supported the findings of the 2011 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey. The average turnover rate for respondent organizations was 13 percent, compared to 21 percent in 2010.

Orgs with email list of under 10,000 grew online revenue by 26% YEAH!

Network-Centric Advocacy

There are some really interesting trends in here. How do these trends shape the movement? The open rate for email fundraising appeals was 19%. The click-through rate was 1.7%, down from 2% in 2008. Web traffic growth continued for most, but at a slower rate. Great service from Convio for sharing this summary and Michael Stein for his work. What do they tell us about the future? Online giving grew 14 percent.

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Useful Stats Every Nonprofit Should Know Moving into 2010

Frogloop

In comparison, the rates for whites rose four percentage points, and the rates for blacks rose only two percentage points during that time period. Integrated Marketing Marketing Research Online Marketing Social Networking Trends Web 2.0The Rise of Politicians Using Social Media. Are politicians finally understanding the value of being social via social networks?

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More Nonprofit Benchmarks

Influence

percent response rate for subscribers donating to your cause, which on an email list of over 100,000 really adds up. Organizations with smaller list sizes have better response rates. Email fundraising response rates averaged at 0.13 percent and email advocacy rates at 4 percent.

Launching a Collaboration or Content Management System: 8 Tricks for Adoption

Influence

by allowing them to favorite, like, or rate content). Influence Collaboration Communication Government Internet Strategy Online Community Recommended Reading Tips & TrendsSo, you have decided you need a tool for collaboration or content management. Great. And you are ready to invest the money in selecting and developing the greatest system ever. Even better. But what good is your investment if noone takes advantage of it? User adoption is a tricky beast.

The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man

Beaconfire Wire

a now-legendary production team making ad-quality videos at a rate of 7 minutes per video. But what impressed me most, and the reason they became a trending topic on Twitter, is the personal attention they paid to their audience.

Salesforce.com as free, bolt-on analytics engine for any database app

gokubi.com

And your key decision makers, who probably don’t use the app in the first place, can get the top level numbers and trends that help them manage the impact of your organization. Loan default rate over time. Historic Delinquency Rates.

5 Questions: Bringing Community Organizing Into Online Campaigns

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?

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

NTEN

A 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. As the popularity and use of social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter continue to grow at staggering rates, we can expect these tools to become more and more a part of everyday business for employees.

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. compared to a growth rate of 27.8% Macroeconomic Trends. The new trends reported by Giving USA are helpful to understand changes in the nonprofit giving landscape.

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Key Findings from Giving USA 2013 Report

Connection Cafe

Overall Giving Trends. This is the third consecutive year of increases in giving, a period of growth that began in 2010. Sector Giving Trends. Gregg discusses some of the findings, trends, and what it means for the nonprofit sector.

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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. Team captains also help to lift the retention rates of their team members compared to individuals.

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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? I think the most important trend this year is multi-channel convergence: using mobile, email, web, broadcast, print, twitter, etc. complementary text messages can significantly improve email response rates.

Effective Uses of Social Media for Fundraising

NTEN

With trends like these, it's important to consider your own approach to social media. Providers of online fundraising technology are responding to this trend by making it easier for people to cross-link their social media spaces to their online fundraising places. By making the donation form look and feel like the referring Facebook page, we have found organizations can increase their online donation conversion rates. Philip King, Artez Interactive.

Key Findings from Giving USA 2014 Report

Connection Cafe

Giving USA is published by the Giving USA Foundation and their report on 2013 giving trends is now available. Overall Giving Trends. This is the fourth consecutive year of increases in giving, a period of growth that began in 2010. Sector Giving Trends. in personal income, a lower unemployment rate, a 1.9% Giving Trends in 2014. The Blackbaud Index reports on overall and online giving trends on a monthly basis.

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