Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN

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Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN : "The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN community: we want to find out how these individuals and organizations use technology in their work, gauge the impact of NTEN programs and services on their professional development and their organization’s missions, and track trends in the nonprofit technology community over time

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2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

There’s always great information in the newsletter, but this time around I’m particularly excited because the focus is social networking for non-profits (something that, if you read this blog regularly, you know I’m very passionate about) and the 2011 Social Networking Survey. Here’s a few highlights from last years report: Nonprofits have increased use of commercial social networks (e.g. Survey participants will also receive a free copy of this report.

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2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report

NetWits

This report continues to be the most significant analysis of online/offline giving trends based on actual data from nonprofits. The 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report provides analysis of 28 major nonprofit organizations and transactions for over 15 million donors and more than $1 billion in revenue. This is in line with the 2010 Online Giving Report.

2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Wild Apricot

Is your organization one of the 49% of nonprofits who said they have no formal marketing or communications plan for 2011? If you are still developing your plan or are curious to see what other nonprofits are planning this year, you should have a look at the 2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Conducted by Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com , the report is based on a survey of 780 mostly small to medium-sized nonprofits in North America in December 2010.

2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

Ok, ok … that sounds a little bit like bragging, but I promise the report is worth the read. In our 2011 Online Giving Report we’ve combined findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data, which allows us to pull out a very rich set of insights. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. of online giving happened in October, November, and December of 2011.

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Giving USA 2011 Report

NonProfit Trends

The Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , has released Giving USA 2011: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2010. Below are some key findings and information from the 56th annual report. Key Findings: Total estimated charitable giving in the United States rose 3.8% in 2010. Total charitable giving by donor source for 2010 is estimated to be $290.89 billion. Giving by individuals rose an estimated 2.7

International Human Rights Day 2011

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

2011 has been an amazing year for human rights defenders. In the case of J-FLAG, Martus enables the organization to protect the identity of victims of abuse who come forward to tell their stories, to secure the information from their interviews, to report on the types of crimes documented, and to aggregate evidence for future court proceedings. The year 2011 has shown in many ways that the arc of history is bending toward justice.

5 Web Reports Every Nonprofit Should Know

NetWits

fact that I can often be found laying in bed at 6am and digging through client web reports. No wonder than, I am commonly asked; “What are the top web analytics reports and tools every nonprofit should know?&#. So with that, here is my sugggested list of 5 web reports every non profit should know, what for and why. Source Report. The Source Report provides a breakdown of site traffic by Direct, Referral or Search Engine. Keyword Report.

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Socialnomics Book Report

Connection Cafe

Author: Cheryl Black. Remember back in sixth grade when you had a summer reading list? Big nerd that I am, I never quit having a summer reading list. The 2012 Summer Reading List for me included some light reading like The Confession (ok maybe that one wasn't so light.) and Water for Elephants and also some real homework, Socialnomics.

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Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Exploring the Latest Millennial Research

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. What did they find out in the Millennial Donor Report? Instead of printed annual reports, try doing a video with interview and clips from what you’ve done the last year. Get the full Millennial Donor Report. You can get the full report, review charts and data, and more at: [link]. This session focuses on Millennial Donors, with Angela White from JGA presenting.

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. Throughout, the report considers the role philanthropy can play in harnessing the best network-centric practices, the ones that might unleash individual interactivity to achieve social impact at a scale and speed never before possible

Research Report: A Framework for Social Analytics | Thought Experiments

AFP Blog

Research Report: A Framework for Social Analytics | Thought Experiments : "Research Report: A Framework for Social Analytics Posted on August 10, 2011 by susanetlinger. Wherever I go, the question I hear most often is this: “What is the ROI of social media?” Even though most companies we’ve surveyed have a brand monitoring solution in place, few have yet to crack the measurement code. It remains one of the most stubborn challenges for the social business

New Report: 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

The 2011 NTC saw the release of the latest " Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report ". > Download the 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report More than 11,000 nonprofit professionals filled out this year's survey, sponsored by NTEN, Common Knowledge, and Blackbaud, generating a veritable cornucopia of data. Other highlights: Nine out of 10 respondents(89%) report having a presence on Facebook in 2011.

Ridiculously easy YTD comparison reports in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

The problem: Salesforce reporting is great when you want to look at the whole of a period of time. We have our go-to report that gives us a picture of all income in a nice matrix separated by fiscal year over a 3 year period. The period of time is set by the interval on the report. There is no way out of the box in reporting to compare 7/1/2008-12/31/2008 vs 7/1/2009-12/31/2009 vs. 7/1/2010-12/31/2010. No need to edit the field later when a report is run.

2011 Online Giving Trends

NetWits

Blackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving report today. 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. The report includes 24 months of online giving data from 1,895 nonprofit organizations, online major giving data from 2,397 nonprofits, and both online and offline data representing $5.1 in 2011.

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Report from NTC11: Segmenting, Segmenting, Segmenting

Connection Cafe

Author: Sally Heaven. Another day, another hallway conversation at Convio - this time about segmenting your e-mail housefile. In general, segmenting your communications to donors and non-donors is a smart thing to do. At a minimum, you should be communicating different messages to those who have supported your organization in the past, and those who have yet to make a donation. You can take it a step further and ask donors to contribute different amounts based on their giving history.

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Acronym: Report highlights growing pains of association e-learning

AFP Blog

Acronym: Report highlights growing pains of association e-learning : "Among respondents to the Association Learning Technology 2011: State of the Sector survey, slightly more said they were somewhat or very dissatisfied with course enrollment and revenue generation than those who said they were somewhat or very satisfied

Millennial Donor Summit 2011: Online conference connecting you with research, case studies and trends

Amy Sample Ward

Mark your calendars for next month’s 2011 Millennial Donoar Summit and rejoice in the fact that you don’t have to book a flight or hotel! That’s right, June 22, 2011, you can join in the sessions, discussions and more all from the comfort of your own computer. Download the report by clicking here and visit millennialdonors.com for more information. Check out the full agenda , get the Millennial Donor Study report , and register today !

Giving USA Releases Report on 2011 Philanthropy

NonProfit Trends

The Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , has released Giving USA 2012: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2011. Below are some key findings and information from the 57th annual report. in 2011 from 2010 to $298.42 in 2011 as compared to 2010. percent in 2011 (an increase of 0.8% billion in 2011. billion in 2011, according to figures provided by the Foundation Center.

5 Interesting Facts from the Giving USA 2011 Report

NonProfit Trends

The Giving USA 2011 report is out and the team at The Giving USA Foundation and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University have given plenty of data and statistics to sift through. But in June 2011, 275,000 nonprofit organizations lost their tax-exempt status for failure to file legally required documents for three consecutive years. Get a copy of Giving USA 2011: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2010 online.

What to Look for in 2011

Connection Cafe

Mobile technology : TMCNet.com reports that nearly a third of Americans used smartphones 2010 and last year Nielson predicted that by Christmas 2011, a full half of Americans will have smart phones. Integrated campaigns : Integrated may be a word that’s bounced around your organization for years but never will it be as important as in 2011. Author: Cheryl Black. New year, new trends. Here’s what to keep your eye on for the coming year.

Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report

NTEN

> Download the 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report. The NTEN Community is made up of both dues-paying members (referred to as Members in this report) and program participants (Non-Members), with just over 10,000 individuals represented in membership, and a total of more than 45,000 members and non-members engaging with NTEN programming and resources at the time the survey was conducted. Key Findings from the 2011 Survey.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Successfully Going Mobile

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. Trust and donations were huge in the Millennial Donor Report. This session focuses on how to successfully get started with mobile technology, with Tonia Zampieri from Smart Online presenting. Millennial Distinctions. about 85 Million. 1st generation raised on mobiles. 95% own mobile devices. 83% sleep with mobile at bedside. 62% connect to internet wirelessly.

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Great reads from around the web on October 27th

Amy Sample Ward

" How can I organise social reporting from events? | ICT-KM of the CGIAR – "Over the last couple of years, whenever we have been involved in social reporting at the Share Fairs, conferences, workshops and smaller events we have attended, we have noticed similar challenges and successes. " The State Of Social Media 2011: Social Is The New Normal | Fast Company – "The state of social media is no insignificant affair.

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Japan Tops the List of Fastest-Rising Charitable Google Searches in 2011 - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Japan Tops the List of Fastest-Rising Charitable Google Searches in 2011 - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : Google this week released its annual Zeitgeist report, which tallies the 10 most popular and fastest-rising searches in a wide range of categories.

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New Report: 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

NTEN

Not necessarily, according to the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , just released at the 2011 NTC by M+R and NTEN. That's just one of the fascinating drops of knowledge in the " 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study ". We recommend you: > Download the Report. > Download the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. A high unsubscribe rate is bad, right? As it turns out, a high unsubscribe rate correlates directly with high fundraising results.

Mobile Phone Data Helped Aid Groups Target Quake Relief in Haiti, Report Finds | PND | Foundation Center

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Mobile Phone Data Helped Aid Groups Target Quake Relief in Haiti, Report Finds | PND | Foundation Center : Mobile Phone Data Helped Aid Groups Target Quake Relief in Haiti, Report Finds A new report from Columbia University and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, offers evidence that in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, anonymous cell phone data helped aid groups target emergency supplies to those most in need, BBC News reports

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2011 Q2 Review: SocialFish Clients and Work

SocialFish

Here’s a review of what we’ve been up to in the second quarter of 2011. This quarter, we also submitted a detailed report comparing five different community vendors they might consider working with. Our second quarter of 2011 in a nutshell. It’s time for our quarterly recap of what we’ve been working on. Progress!

A Better Way to Produce Nonprofit Annual Reports

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Michael’s guest post explains more: A Better Way to Produce Reports Nonprofit Annual Reports , guest post by Michael Hoffman, See3 Communications. The Nonprofit Report. Many nonprofit organizations produce reports. These reports could be annual reports that sum up their work during the year or reports about subjects where the organization has expertise. They are more likely to want to read that report on their computer, their iPad – some.

PRSA Nebraska: Email Marketing

Amy Sample Ward

Date : May 10, 2011. presentation Presentations from 2011 data email email marketing marketing report researchLocation : Nebraska. Topic : Email Campaigns: Know Your Audience and Get Results. Description : Pressing “send” on an email campaign isn’t as easy as it used to be. These days, competition for inbox space is increasing. Meanwhile, the patience and time of email recipients is. dwindling.

How to report on donors who became donors over time in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

Now you can include that new "Days to Donor Conversion" field in your reports/filters and get all sorts of valuable information of how long contacts are waiting to donate after engaging with your organization. The challenge is that we want that information on an Account-based report and Lead Source is a contact or opportunity field. This is why I <3 Salesforce. I start out with a "I wonder if I could."

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Free Non-profit Reports and Resources

Wild Apricot

Here is a round-up of recently released reports and resources available free of charge that might be of interest to non-profit and membership organizations. This post offers an overview of NTEN's eNon-profits Benchmark Study and 2011 Social Benchmarks Report and Idealware's Donor Management System Workbook.( read more ). Donor management nonprofit non-profit Non-profit technology nptech social media

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Report on Community Internet Space for People who are Homeless released ? Open Access Connections

AFP Blog

Report on Community Internet Space for People who are Homeless released  Open Access Connections : "Report on Community Internet Space for People who are Homeless released “I speak to many homeless individuals, being one myself. This comment by a former homeless individual reveals why Open Access Connections, with the support of community partners, released a report entitled “Envisioning an Internet Center for Homeless Individuals: One Group’s Quest to Reduce the Digital Divide.

5 Free Non-profit Reports and Resources

Wild Apricot

Here is a round-up of five free reports, white papers and e-books offering insight on fundraising, resource-raising and mobile phone usage.( read more ). Donor management E-mail marketing Fundraising research

Philanthropists must become more tech savvy to achieve greater social impact, says US report | Philanthropy UK

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Philanthropists must become more tech savvy to achieve greater social impact, says US report | Philanthropy UK : "Philanthropists must become more tech savvy to achieve greater social impact, says US report By: Cheryl Chapman Managing Editor, Philanthropy UK Philanthropy must literally ‘get with the programme’ on technology funding if the potential for technology to increase social impact is to be fully realised.

Want your product covered in Idealware’s Donor Management report?

Robert Weiner

Idealware is updating its 2009 report on low-cost donor databases. If you're a database vendor and want to be considered, fill out the survey at [link] I assume their criteria will be similar to what they used last time, which was a starting cost of less than $4,250 in the first year and at least 100 active clients (see the report for the full criteria). 4, 2011, so don't delay.

Connected Citizens Report: The Power, Peril, and Potential of Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Knight Foundation and Monitor Institute published a new report called “ Connected Citizens &# that looks at the impact of networks on communities, and asks, what do these emerging networks mean for community change? The report analyzes many examples of networks and provides tools and tips for Network-Centric Grantmaking. Diana Scearce, who I’ve had the pleasure of working with on the Network of Networked Funders project, is the report author.

Non-profit Report & Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot

Here's a roundup of resources, reports and guides for non-profits and membership organizations. We've included overviews of Facebook's Non-profit Resource Centre, two reports on mobile use and a Nonprofit Guide to Internet Marketing.( read more ). nonprofit Non-profit research Resources social media

Blackbaud Index for August 2011

NonProfit Trends

The latest Index data covers the 3 months ending August 2011 as compared to the same period in 2010. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 1,276 nonprofit organizations representing $2.32 The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 6.8% for the 3 months ending August 2011 as compared to the same period in 2010.

New on SSIR: How does celebrity impact your fundraising?

Amy Sample Ward

Two recent reports share data about the actual role celebrity connection plays in nonprofit fundraising and both say the same thing: forget celebrities. The 2011 Millennial Donor report , the second in an annual series, focuses on engaging Millennials in fundraising. It’s an interesting and valuable report with a lot of great insights. This is something to continue exploring in posts to follow, but here’s a start, thanks to the Millennial Donors report: 1.

Grants Management 2011 Form

Idealware

To download the report for free, can you tell us just a little bit about yourself? Organization: opt in checkboxes: Notify me about new Idealware reports and articles. First Name: *. Last Name: *. Email address: *. Notify me about new Grants Managers Network resources and events. Join the Technology Affinity Group e-mail list

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Report: Google Ties 25% of Employee Bonuses to Success in Social | Fast Company

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Report: Google Ties 25% of Employee Bonuses to Success in Social | Fast Company : "According to Business Insider, Google CEO Larry Page sent out a memo to employees on Friday detailing how 25% of their annual bonuses will now be tied to how well Google pushes out its social strategy in the coming year

Nielsen Social Media Report: mobile social web use on the rise

SocialFish

If you haven’t seen it yet, the Q3 2011 Social Media Report released this September by Nielsen is worth a look. Highlights of Nielsen’s “State of the Media: The Social Media Report”. At over 53 billion total minutes during May 2011, Americans spend more time on Facebook than they do on any other website. Yes–these are the guys who do the TV ratings, and they’re measurement and information leaders for online and mobile media, as well.