Future Trends in Charity Communications #CC2020

Amy Sample Ward

In Ben’s words: CharityComms 2020 is a presentation where key figures in charity communications have teamed up to produce a snapshot of the most significant communications trends of the coming decade. Tags: collaboration future charitycomms communications presentation trends

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2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog: "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

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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.

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Independent Fundraising Event Trends

NetWits

Blackbaud and Event 360 have released a new white paper based on a joint research project to better understand the common denominators of a successful programmatic approach to third-party fundraising. Independent fundraising events (IFE) are activities designed and run by volunteers to raise money on behalf of a specific nonprofit organization. You can download a copy of "Raising More Money Online with Independent Fundraising Events" and register for a free webinar on February 3rd at 2pm EDT

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What is Jumo? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog What is Jumo?

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. compared to the same time period in 2010.

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5 Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good

AFP Blog

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good: "ocial media has had a profound effect on the way social good organizations approach global problems. From the Red Cross, which used text messages to raise $5 million in relief funds for Haiti, to organizations like micro-lender Kiva, which wouldn’t even exist without the concept of social networking, altruistic organizations and individuals are finding

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The nonprofits below are committed to reversing this trend through education and conservation in hopes of preventing the looming global water crisis: Twitter: Water.org. Peak water is reached when the rate at which water demanded is higher than the rate at which the supply is replenished.

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Online Giving and Rapid Response Trends

NetWits

The recent Haiti earthquake disaster has once again brought to the forefront the role that new giving channels play in helping those most affected. The combination of online giving and mobile giving were the first response channels of choice by donors. I will save the pros and cons of mobile giving for another blog post

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Online Fundraising Lessons From Campaign 2010

Frogloop

Check out Teddy Goff, of Blue State Digital and Taryn Rosenkranz of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee recent webinar " Lessons from Campaign 2010." Webinar: Lessons from Campaign 2010.

Great reads from around the web on January 25th

Amy Sample Ward

" 3 Powerful Social Good Trends in 2010 – Ben Rattray, the founder and CEO of Change.org, has a great piece on Mashable showcasing the three trends he sees coming in 2010 for the social change sector. "2009 Here are my top digital storytelling platforms and tools for your nonprofit to try out in 2010." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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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. for the 3 months ending September 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009. for the 3 months ending September 2010 as compared to the same period in 2009.

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 answer these questions and more, we at Smart Online™ used this last quarter of 2010 to try and unravel the ‘Technology Trends for Nonprofits’ in 2011.

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

NetWits

You can read more about these stats and find the source studies over at Non-profit Trends. 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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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. compared to the same time period in 2010.

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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.

Video: Nonprofit Marketing Trends with Roger Craver & Steve.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

" Women Give 2010 | Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University – "Women at virtually every income level are more likely to give to charity and to give more money on average than their male counterparts, after controlling for education, income and other factors that influence giving, new research from the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University finds.

Top 3 Trends to Fool Proof your Future Fundraisng

NetWits

For large nonprofits here is some even scarier news: the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported in October of 2010 that donations to the nation’s largest charities dropped 11% last year. The median expected change for nonprofits in 2010 was supposed to be an increase of 1.4%.

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Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2010

SocialFish

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). The post Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2010 appeared first on Social Fish

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. Right before the holidays, eBay released 2009 figures for Giving Works , its fundraising program and marked a historic record for total funds raised for non-profits through ebay.com.

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Determined to Trend - Guest Post by James Leventhal

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When the New de Young opened it did a 32-hour party and community celebration , starting a trend that was then picked up by the Contemporary Jewish Museum with Dawn in 2008 and now the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA). Trending topics show up on CNN.

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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. Would you be happy with a return of.30 cents per email address when asking your supporter based for money through an email appeal? With 10,000 people in your email list you’d make $3,000.00

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Blackbaud Index for October 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud Index for October 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 15th, 2010 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector.

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. So given I had access to a large pool of data for a large global multi-channel campaign I was involved with over the summer of 2010, I decided to try and provide the evidence for the value of each channel. Over the summer of 2010, I was hired by the 1GOAL campaign to head-up their e-campaigning (starting from building a website).

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10 Tips to Jumpstart Your Nonprofit Social Media Plan

Connection Cafe

Test your messages – use different messages and calls to action, track trends and iterate the most effective techniques. Author: Jordan Viator.

New on SSIR: Are we addicted to Slacktivism?

Amy Sample Ward

According to ABC news : According to the trend-tracking website Know Your Meme , the cartoon fad started with Facebook users in Greece and Cyprus in mid-November. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is now up – it’s reposted below, but you can find the original post and conversation on SSIR.

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Top tips for Efficiently Measuring Social Media ROI & Getting Strategic with Your Data

Connection Cafe

To properly highlight positive trends and insights pertaining to social media metrics, a regularly updated dashboard containing key metrics over time helps maintain reporting in a scalable fashion. But, analyzing trends for noteworthy incidents helps for future optimization.

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Women Who Tech: Tools and Apps to Energize your Base

Amy Sample Ward

WWT 2010: Apps and Tools to Energize Your Base. Watch for long-term trends, not just what is popular that week or month.

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More Meaningful Gifts

Connection Cafe

Giving gifts that benefit charity has been a growing trend, helping support important work and providing an easy way to give something meaningful to someone special to you. Author: Amber Wobschall. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

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

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What is Jumo? Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 30th, 2010 Jumo means “together in concert” in Yoruba, a West African language.

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Mobile Tops 2011 Nonprofit Technology Trends

Wild Apricot

A recent survey on Technology Trends for Nonprofits suggests that, compared to email and social media engagement strategies, nonprofits have a long way to go to tap into the fast-growing mobile audience.( read more ).

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Why Segmentation Is So Important in Email Marketing

NetWits

If you are just getting started in such efforts, don’t worry…the trends will expose themselves over time. In today’s modern email marketing environments, lots of focus is placed on design and content – which we can all agree are very important aspects of any email campaign.

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Conversation Starter: Digital Natives Moving Offline

Amy Sample Ward

Tags: future issues conversation starter demographics digital natives research trends youth

Great reads from around the web on May 20th

Amy Sample Ward

"A recent Reuter’s article: Top Ten Trends in Sustainable Business, focuses on the best trends in “green business,&# I’m struck by how many of the points are applicable to sustainable social media. Here are my top trends in sustainable social media (hat tip to Reuters)." " Tags: roundup bookmarks casestudies community contest facebook fundraising list marketing nonprofits postalicious resources socialmedia strategy technology trends

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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.

Video: Global Trends and What they Mean to You | Nonprofit Trends.

NonProfit Trends

One discussion that was really interesting was the “Global Trends and What They Mean to You&# panel with Marc Chardon, Blackbaud’s chief executive officer.

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Is your site optimized for mobile?

Connection Cafe

Nielsen reports that as of Q1 2010 , 23% of people with mobile devices now have a smartphone instead of a regular old boring/dumb cell phone. This is a trend that's only going to grow. Author: Sally Heaven.

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HOW TO: Launch an iPhone App for Your Nonprofit for $25 a Month [Offer Extended to July 31, 2010]

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As I have said many times before, early adoption is key when it comes to new trends in the nonprofit sector. We saw that with social media in 2008 and 2009, and the same will be true of mobile technology in 2010. In October 2009, I wrote about a build-it-yourself iPhone App development service called SwebApps that was waving set-up fees (normally $400-800) for nonprofits until 12/31/2009. I personally took advantage of the offer and built an App for Nonprofit Tech 2.0.

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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 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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#convio10

Connection Cafe

So maybe it's just because I actually brought a functioning hand-held mobile device, my trusty iPod touch, to the 2010 Convio Summit this year, but it seems to me that following the hashtag for the Convio Summit - which is #convio10 - really enhances the conference-going experience.

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