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. What’s the Nonprofit Social Networking Survey? How can I get the 2011 Social Networking Benchmark Report for Non-profits? First, go take this years survey.

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Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN

AFP Blog

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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Online Surveys Get You Feedback

AFP Blog

Online Surveys Get You Feedback: "Online Surveys Get You FeedbackBy Yann Toledano What do your constituents think about your programs and services? Rather than resort to using telepathic powers or mind reading, an online survey is a powerful research tool that can deliver the feedback you need. What kinds of activities are your donors likely to fund? Should your organization initiate a new program?Rather

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The Dish: 2011 Convio Summit

Connection Cafe

The 2011 Convio Summit is 14 days away. Stop by and say hello, fill out a short survey on Convio usability, or make an appointment for a 30 minute feedback session on selected topics. As a token of our appreciation, the first 50 visitors to fill out the survey will receive a free $5 Starbucks card. Author: Jill Ward. I say this with a mixture of excitement and sheer terror since I still have a list a mile long of things to get done before the event.

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2011 Nonprofit Social Networking Survey ?

Frogloop

NTEN, Common Knowledge and Blackbaud invite you to take part in a nonprofit survey about how nonprofits are using online social networks, and enter your name for a chance to win an Apple iPad. Please take just 10 minutes now to complete this 3 rd annual survey , and help us compile an updated snapshot of nonprofits and their use of social networks - commercial social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube, and organizational house (private label) social networks.

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Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The Ada Initiative is a nonprofit organization that works to support women in open culture (open source software, open standards, open content, etc.) Really great stuff. They have a new census that they are encouraging people to take. So please take it , and spread the word. Open Culture Open Source Open Standards

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Survey Says.

Connection Cafe

The 2012 report found that 77% of millennials surveyed have smartphones. 65% of the crowd surveyed report that they like to learn about nonprofits on the web, and 55% say they’re into learning about nonprofits via social media. I was slightly saddened to learn that 40% of millennials surveyed had never been asked to serve on a board. And my favorite stat of all: 70% of millennials made donations to non-profits online in 2011. Author: Emily Goodstein.

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Usability Lab at Summit 2011

Connection Cafe

Are you going to Convio's 2011 Summit in October? Even if you’re pressed for time, stop by the Usability Lab to take our super-short Usability Survey. The first 50 people who take the survey will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card! Author: Alissa Ruehl. Do you want to share your opinions so that we can make Convio more user-friendly? The Convio Usability Lab will be back for its 4th year.

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2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report

NetWits

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. But analysis of actual data, instead of online or phone surveys, is still much more accurate and meaningful.

Top 3 Membership Trends for 2012 Survey

Wild Apricot

Participate in our online survey to help us identify the top 3 trends for the coming year. membership surveysWhat are the trends that will impact associations, non-profits and membership organizations in 2012?

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. > > Download the 2011 NTEN Community Survey 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.

Need Answers? Try an Online Survey

Wild Apricot

If you want to know what your members or supporters think - ask them through an online survey. Here are some tips on how you can get feedback quickly and easily and types of online survey tools available.( member engagement surveysread more ).

HELP NEEDED: community managers for CiviliNation Survey

SocialFish

CiviliNation needs your responses to a survey they have developed on the topic : According to Founder Andrea Weckerle, Online community managers are at the frontlines of action and carry enormous responsibility for the success of their communities, yet often aren’t sufficiently recognized for the challenges that are inherently a part of their work. The results of the survey will also published online in a free and comprehensive report. Take the survey here.

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 national Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey , produced by Nonprofit HR Solutions, indicated that 60 percent of nonprofit organizations were planning to hire in 2011, even though nearly one-quarter of the organizations trimmed staff in 2010. Both surveys serve as a wake-up call to the sector.

Wild Apricot Blog Reader Survey Results

Wild Apricot

We launched a Wild Apricot Blog Reader Survey to find out what type of information would help small membership-based organizations thrive in 2011. If you want to have a look at what our Blog followers told us - here is an overview of our survey results.( blog nptech Reader Polls surveys Wild Apricotread more ).

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. MDS11 helps to extend the concepts and ideas discovered in the annual Millennial Donors Survey conducted by JGA and Achieve.

And the survey says.insert theme song

Connection Cafe

I love surveys. So, I was obviously excited to see the 2011 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report from Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com land in my inbox. Even though I didn’t take the survey (it’s based on responses from 780 nonprofits in December 2010) I am guessing plenty of Convio clients did and these findings got me jazzed about the technology we provide them. Author: Jill Ward.

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9 Questions For You - Wild Apricot's Blog Reader Survey

Wild Apricot

What type of information will help small membership, association and non-profit organizations thrive in 2011? We're asking our blog readers to tell us by completing our online Reader Survey.( Associations blog membership nonprofit non-profit nptech Reader Polls surveys Wild Apricotread more ).

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ASU Lodestar Center

Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey below so that we can better serve you! If you are unable to view the embedded survey (i.e. makeover feedback LCNN surveyposted by. Travis Butterfield , Project Coordinator. ASU Lodestar Center. We at the ASU Lodestar Center have been wanting to do a major overhaul of our newsletter for quite a while.

Try Qriously for free: Real-time data for your organization!

Amy Sample Ward

They are going to give five organizations 5,000 responses each (these could be divided up into multiple questions or used all for one), for free, with just two stipulations: You can only use global or national surveys (not local). Hopefully, sharing your questions and reasoning in the comments will help others think about the way they can survey the community at large, and sharing back what you learn will help us all! mobile survey apps contest free qriously

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Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Spending Benchmarks: Take the 2011 Survey

NTEN

NTEN has been conducting an annual survey about technology (formerly known as "IT") staffing levels and salaries, as well as budget and planning practices of nonprofits, since 2006. We are happy to announce that the 2011 survey is underway – and that it is new and improved! > > Please take the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Survey!

What Internet Topics are Nonprofits Most Interested In?

NetWits

Take 1 minute to fill out the short survey below. You’ll learn what your peers are interested in (results will show after you submit your survey) while also giving us valuable insight into what type of content we can produce more of. Internet Blackbaud Interests internet SurveyThe internet has been around for a long time now (sort of). Back in the early 1960s is when things really started to take shape.

And the Survey Says.

Connection Cafe

Today, the NRC, Nonprofit Research Collaborative , of which Convio is a member, announced the results of our spring survey. In 2011, over half of all the nonprofit organizations surveyed in both the U.S. Even better news, more than 70 percent of the organizations surveyed anticipate increases in charitable contributions received in 2012. Author: Karoline McLaughlin. All roads are heading north!

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GW Engagement Survey Section Three: Email

GroundWire

Benchmarking Survey tool to help the organizations we work with. There are ten questions in our survey. Over the next ten months, we'll present one section of our survey and. Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey Section Three: Email. GW Engagement Benchmarking Survey Intro and Section One: Theory of Change GW Engagement Benchmarking Survey, Section Two: Website Several years ago, we developed the Groundwire Engagement.

A Few Good Online Survey Tools for Your Nonprofit

Robert Weiner

Surveys can be a huge help in understanding what your constituents think and how successful your programs are. TechSoup

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Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey: Intro and Section One

GroundWire

Several years ago, we developed the Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey tool to help the organizations we work with determine where they should be investing their (limited) resources. There are ten questions in our survey. Over the next ten months, we'll present one section of our survey and related resources to help you improve your engagement foundation. You can still download your survey results as a PDF or printed copy.

Groundwire Engagement Survey Section Two: Your Website

GroundWire

Several years ago, we developed the Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey tool to help the organizations we work with determine where they should be investing their (limited) resources. There are ten questions in our survey. Over the next ten months, we'll present one section of our survey and related resources to help you improve your engagement foundation. Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey Section Two: Your Website.

Idealware’s Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide, Updated for 2011

Beth Kanter

Talk to your staff, board and supporters about the sites they use, or survey your community to find out. Guest post by Laura Quinn. Idealware created the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide to help organizations like yours determine what results and benefits you can reasonably expect from social media, and to guide you through the process of identifying the right channels for different goals.

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Ask Idealware: Designing Good Survey Questions

Idealware

Kyle Andrei, who is keeping very busy these days working on questions for several different surveys, talks about the process. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link]. Collaboration Back Office & Operations

Beaconfire Survey: Google+

Beaconfire Wire

Periodically, we do a survey of Beaconfire staff to get impressions on a variety of issues. Beaconfire SurveyAll opinions expressed here are solely those of their authors. Google+ launched just a few weeks ago, in invite-only beta. Yet, it seems like literally everyone on the web has already prophetic claims about its future: Google+ is going to kill Facebook and Twitter… or Google+ was doomed to failure since before it was even conceived, and will go the way of Buzz….

Help Us All Use Web Tech Better: Take the NTEN CMS Survey

Connection Cafe

This is a plea to get as many people as possible to take the NTEN CMS Survey. This survey will feed into the most exciting piece or industry research to come along since the Wired Wealthy Report. This is a long way of saying, “ I think you should take a few minutes to take the NTEN CMS Survey.” This research effort is groundbreaking, as no one else has (or has made public) the results of such a survey. Author: Let me cut to the chase.

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Polls and Surveys and Quizzes! Oh My!

Mobile Commons

Text messaging is a fantastic way to collect data and conduct polls, surveys, and quizzes. But setting up a complex survey has always felt a little klunky. You can now integrate Multiple Choice Questions directly into any text message conversation to easily build polls, surveys, quizzes, or anything else you like. Instant access to the results of your survey through the Mobile Commons Dashboard, your SMS Inbox, or via API. Setting up a survey is easy.

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#shamelessplug: Take This Fundraising Survey!

Connection Cafe

Getting people to respond to surveys is a hard nut to crack. Surveys, specifically online, get lost in the deluge of work and personal email, texts, Facebook updates, RSS feeds etc. Well, here's a survey you should take as a nonprofit professional and a few good (and simple) reasons why you should participate. You want to know how other organizations fundraising programs performed in 2011. The only thing we are asking in return is for you to take survey!

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Case Study from Stories of Our City: Using Qriously to get feedback from the world

Amy Sample Ward

case studies mobile data feedback information qriously questions research surveyQriously is a new application that puts questions you ask out to the world (or country, region, etc.) through replacing mobile ad space. I’ve played around with it and absolutely loved it ! So much so, that I gave away access to five organizations to try it themselves. One of the winners was Katy Gilbert from Stories of Our City.

eNews: Online Surveys, Prioritizing Tech

Idealware

PublishDate: February 2011. February 2011. A Few Good Online Survey Tools Online surveys can be a huge help in understanding what your constituents think and how successful your programs are, without breaking your budget. Last year we spoke to five nonprofit staff members to understand how existing online survey tools compare—-this is an update of that article with current information about the tools’ features and pricing.

Use Online Surveys to Get the Feedback You Need to Succeed

Robert Weiner

An online survey is a powerful research tool that can deliver the feedback you need to determine the needs of your constituents and the activities that attract donors. TechSoup

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Is the Future of Social Media Much Different for Non-profits?

NetWits

The survey was focused on the for-profit world (don’t leave yet) and I know you as a reader of this blog are interested in the non-profit space, but I believe there’s a lot of insight we can learn from and apply to our sector. Do you plan on increasing your budget for social media efforts in 2011? What are the major focuses of your social media strategy in 2011? What’s your 2011 social media budget?

FREE! Online Survey Tools and Techniques

Idealware

EventDate: September 22, 2011 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm. We'll talk through the tools (and demo a few) that can help you create online surveys, from low cost options to more robust ones. Event Price: 0.00. Type: Live Training. We'll wind up with best practices on designing a solid and reputable online recruiting participants and analyzing the data. Event Link: https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/957/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY. event_KEY. Presenter: Laura Quinn.

Congrats to the 2011 NTEN Community Survey Winner: Free 12NTC Registration!

NTEN

Many of you participated in the NTEN Community Survey earlier this year. As part of that survey, we told participants they could enter their emails to win free registration to the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference. we were able to draw the survey winner for the free registration. I am happy to announce the 2011 Community Survey winner of the free 12NTC registration (drum roll please): Richard Wollenberger, Director of IT from the National Center for Parents as Teachers.

44 Ways to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Superstars

NetWits

According to the Blackbaud and the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Consumer Survey, only 45% of fundraisers personalize their fundraising page. Peer-to-Peer Event Fundraising Consumer Survey. Looking for additional resources like this? Register for our Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Newsletter. Yep, that's a real person. One that's passionate about a cause and ready to be a fundraising super star!

Reflections on Membership in 2011

Wild Apricot

Here's a look back at some of the hot topics that resonated with our association and membership audience in 2011 - and a reminder about our Top 3 Membership Trends Survey. membership

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.