2012 In Review: 3 Key CRM Trends

Connection Cafe

As 2012 comes … CRM Emerging Trends Analytics big data Mobile socialWhat a year! Mars rovers, Olympics, Hurricanes and Elections—oh my!

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2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. ” This is how Amber Case opened her 2012 South by Southwest Interactive keynote talk on Sunday, March 13th.

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

NetWits

We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. Ok, ok … that sounds a little bit like bragging, but I promise the report is worth the read.

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2012 Convio Benchmark Study

Connection Cafe

As monthly giving typically increases a donor’s lifetime value, this positive trend is very good news for the nonprofit sector and the causes being served. For a summary of trends seen in the benchmark, watch my video here. Author: Vinay Bhagat.

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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. Lots more data, trends, and analysis in the complete report.

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Corporate Humanism is the #1 Trend Business Trend that Matters in 2012

SocialFish

2012 Edition: 15 Business & Marketing Trends That Matter. … at least according to the always super smart Rohit Bhargava. This slide speaks for itself; and it’s what we’re digging deep into in Humanize.

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2012: The Year of Putting the “Constituent” in CRM

Connection Cafe

2012 was a year of emphasizing (or re-emphasizing) how to put the constituent at the center of the equation- not just for how the nonprofit views them and their constituent record/activity- but how they interact with them in a two way relationship.

Association TRENDS Social Media Report and Rankings 2012

SocialFish

The wide, global comparison across hundreds of associations that Association TRENDS is now offering in their new Association Social Media Report 2012: Adoption and Activity Levels, Rankings and Best Practices. It’s natural, I suppose. To want to compare yourself to others.

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CRM: 2012 and the Quest for Truth

Connection Cafe

CRM Emerging Trends #nptech Blackbaud business process data integrity policies and procedures shadow databasesIt is refreshing to hear organizations regard their CRM as the source of truth and not simply a transactional database to track addresses and donations.

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Trends in the Nonprofit Sector

Connection Cafe

My predictions and recommendations are based upon working with nonprofits large and small, from following global technology and marketing trends, and from conducting formal market research. Below are the top five predictions for the nonprofit sector in 2012. Author: Vinay Bhagat.

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12 Big Trends in Nonprofit Technology for 2012

Influence

In this post, 12 of our staff experts make predictions about what will gain momentum, inspire, or catch fire in 2012. In this post, 12 of our staff experts make predictions about what will gain momentum, inspire, or catch fire in 2012. Influence Tips & Trends

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Some Findings from the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

NTEN

NTEN member and nonprofit communications expert Kivi Leroux Miller just released the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , based on a survey of over 1200 participants at the end of 2011. Here's to hoping that 2012 will see more of these barriers disappear!

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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. Lots more data, trends, and analysis in the complete report.

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Webinars in 2012 ? Where are They Going?

SocialFish

Some essential modifications to accommodate the changes in 2012 include: The Implementation of Social Learning. Social Learning has been one of the most influential trends in online education over the past few years. This is a trend that will be changing in 2012.

Report Explores Nonprofit Social Media Trends - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Report Explores Nonprofit Social Media Trends - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active and engaged democracy. Sponsored by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), Common Knowledge and Blackbaud, the “2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report” has been released

#GivingTuesday Online Donations Up 90% from 2012

Connection Cafe

GivingTuesday Trends. Online sites, email campaigns, and social media had a much bigger emphasis on #GivingTuesday than in 2012. Online giving on #GivingTuesday 2013 was up 90% compared to 2012. million processed on #GivingTuesday in 2012. in 2012.

Nonprofit Communications Trend Report Released

Wild Apricot

What are the trends for non-profit communications in 2012? Here's an overview of Kivi Leroux Miller's Nonprofit Communications Trend Report. Non-profit Communications

Six Social Media Trends for 2012 - David Armano - Harvard Business Review

AFP Blog

Six Social Media Trends for 2012 - David Armano - Harvard Business Review

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The Best Trends and Lists of 2012

Frogloop

One of my favorite parts about starting a new year is reviewing all of the top 10 (or in some cases the top 133) lists and trends. Nonprofit Marketing P osts of 2012. Best of 2012: Tops Apps for SmartPhones and Tablets.

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2012 Year-End Fundraising Email Analysis

NetWits

Despite the trend that additional emails have helped increase the total number of transactions without compromising open rates, the 2012 results told a slightly different story.

Social Business Trends and Next-Gen Ecosystems

SocialFish

A lot of this is corporate jargon, but don’t think for a second that the association industry is not paying attention to these social business trends – a lot of what we and others are presenting at AUDC reflect the themes in this slide deck.

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The 12 Nonprofit Tech TwtPolls of 2012

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Hardly thorough as a research method, the TwtPolls do however present some basic information about what trends were popular in 2012 and clues as to which #NPTech trends should be prioritized in 2013. August 2012 [756 Views] :: Are you experiencing social media burnout?

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Weekend Reading: 2012 Trends and Young Adult Programs

Museum 2.0

Two great museumy reports to brighten your weekend: TrendsWatch 2012. Each article includes museum examples along with a broader look at the trend. Such a diverse group of topics in one report got my mind moving laterally and imagining other trends I might want to follow.

The 2012 Charitable Giving Report

NonProfit Trends

In 2012, overall charitable giving in the United States was up 1.7% Research & Trends Blackbaud Index end of year fundraising fundraising Online Fundraising online givingon a year-over-year basis and online giving grew 10.7%.

2012 Report: How Nonprofits are Utilizing Social Media

Frogloop

I have been waiting to get my hands on the latest 2012 Social Networking Benchmark Report because it’s one of the only comprehensive surveys that provides a good overview of how nonprofits are utilizing social media to brand themselves online, connect with new supporters, and raise money.

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Top 3 Membership Trends for 2012 Survey

Wild Apricot

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

Research Round Up for October 2012

NonProfit Trends

Here is a look back at some new nonprofit sector research that was … Research & Trends fundraising international reports Social Media

Study: More People Donated to Charity in 2012 Than 2011

Frogloop

People donated more money to charity in 2012 than in 2011, according to a Blackbaud survey , where over 4200 donors from the US, the UK, and Australia responded to a variety of questions about their donation habits to nonprofits. one-time donations increased from 2011 to 2012.

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Membership Trends Survey Results

Wild Apricot

Here are the results of our Membership Trends Survey and our impression of the key takeaways. membership surveys

80 Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

AFP Blog

80 Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog : Back in 2010, I wrote about all the direct mail pieces that I had collected over a year. This time I collected all of the nonprofit emails that I was sent between December 15, 2011 and January 1, 2012.

Insights from the Blackbaud #GivingTuesday Trends Report

AFP Blog

Insights from the Blackbaud #GivingTuesday Trends Report : "By most accounts, the annual late November #GivingTuesday online giving tradition has been gaining traction since 2012. TechSoup donor partner Blackbaud recently released a report that digs deep into the #GivingTuesday results over three years to reveal the patterns that are emerging from this increasingly important national day of charitable giving. Here's what jumped out at us." 'via via Blog this

How Much Money is Raised through Online Giving? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog : One of the most common questions that I get is how much money is raised through online giving. How Much Money is Raised through Online Giving? The answer leads into plenty more questions about who, what, when, when, and why online fundraising continues to grow. The good news is that we can now answer most of these questions.

Blackbaud Index for September 2012

NonProfit Trends

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving … Research & Trends Blackbaud Index fundraising online giving

It’s Time to Break the Bandwidth Monopoly | Tech News/Trends content from Meetings Net

AFP Blog

It’s Time to Break the Bandwidth Monopoly | Tech News/Trends content from Meetings Net : Technology has invaded face-to-face events. If you stand in the back of a breakout session and observe attendee behavior, you’ll see what I mean. Today’s attendee brings a smartphone plus an iPad or laptop to every event. She is a hyper-connected multitasker, a member of the new “on-demand” generation. She expects to be able to check e-mail, post tweets, and stay productive at all times

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The Digital Giving Index 2012

TechImpact

Technology has really impacted the way consumers donate, but not all nonprofits are keeping up with trends. Donors gave 21% more via social media in 2012 as compared to 2011. The post The Digital Giving Index 2012 appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

2012 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference

NonProfit Trends

I will be doing a completed updated version of my “5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising” session. Nonprofit Trends Fundraising Multichannel NTEN Online Giving Peer-to-Peer Social Media UsabilityNTEN is back in San Francisco and the NTC conference is once again sold out.

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Great reads from around the web on January 24th

Amy Sample Ward

You may recall that the NTEN community recently helped us raise over $15,000 to host more local events throughout 2012. roundup 2012 book bookmarks casestudies csr email giving list metrics nptech nten philanthropy planning postalicious products research resources review roi strategicplanning strategy trendsI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

Get Engaged at npEngage | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

AFP Blog

Get Engaged at npEngage | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog : Change is the one constant and this blog is no exception. Today, Blackbaud launches an excited new site called npENGAGE that will take things to a whole new level

Blackbaud Index for August 2012

NonProfit Trends

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving … Research & Trends Blackbaud Index fundraising Online Fundraising

Association Social Media Trends [Panel Discussion]

SocialFish

We participated in a great breakfast hosted by Association Trends this morning. Trends presented their Association Social Media Benchmarking Study ( which we posted about recently ), and Lindy facilitated a discussion with three illustrious panelists: Curtis Midkiff from SHRM, Anna Baker from the American Diabetes Association, and Chad Davis from NAHB [disclosure - NAHB has been a SocialFish client].

100 Trends in Nonprofit Technology

NTEN

The first 2012 NTC plenary with visual problem-solving expert Dan Roam – author of Blah Blah Blah: What to Do When Words Don't Work – has just let out. First up is an illustrated poster of 100 trends in nonprofit technology: Yep, you're really going to want to take a look at that full size.

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Blackbaud Index for June 2012

NonProfit Trends

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. Overall Fundraising Trends. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 2,564 nonprofit organizations representing $7.1 Online Fundraising Trends.

Blackbaud Index for July 2012

NonProfit Trends

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. Overall Fundraising Trends. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is a broad-based fundraising index that reports total revenue trends of 2,845 nonprofit organizations representing $8 billion in yearly revenue on a monthly basis, both offline and online.