Infographic: Giving Tuesday 2013


The 2013 installment of Giving Tuesday has come and gone. The event has grown since its inception, and 2013 was no different. Here are some stats about 2013, according to Giving Tuesday’s official website. in 2013 from $101.60

Infographic: 10 Nonprofit Communication Trends From 2013


In 2013, nonprofits looked forward to integrating communication channels to increase effectiveness, but are hesitant to try something new. The post Infographic: 10 Nonprofit Communication Trends From 2013 appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends


The post Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. No matter how you look at it, communication is key.

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Key Findings from Giving USA 2013 Report

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Give it a listen: The get the complete Giving USA 2013 report please visit: Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the longest running, annual report on U.S. charitable giving and estimates sources of giving and amounts received by type of organization.

112 Nonprofit Blog Posts, Articles, and Stories from 2013 You Can’t Miss.

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As we prepare for our leap into 2014, let’s learn from 2013′s ups and downs – triumphs and flops – and make this next year one for the record books. Here’s Your 2013 Nonprofit Roundup: THIS – thanks to Marc Koenig of Nonprofit Hub: Nonprofits, 2014 is the Year of the Blog. npNEXT 2013 – Penelope Burk is the first in a series of recorded presentations from Blackbaud’s experimental event, npNext.

Is 2013 the Year of Video for Nonprofits?

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Survey participants will receive pre-released findings in April 2013, and the final report will be published as a free resource to the nonprofit community in May 2013.

2013 State of Community Management Report Stresses Importance of Community Managers


So I was super excited to get a peek at the first report of the Community Roundtable’s 2013 State of Community Management yesterday and even more excited to see that it contains some great findings that should hopefully help show businesses that community management DOES matter.

#GivingTuesday Online Donations Up 36% from 2013

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Online giving for #GivingTuesday 2014 was up 36% compared to 2013. million processed on #GivingTuesday in 2013. There was a 15% increase in the number of nonprofit organizations that processed an online donation on #GivingTuesday 2014 compared to 2013.

SXSW 2013 – Are You A Social Media Nonprofit Manager Looking for Your Peers? #npsmpeer

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Jen Mizgata (@JMizgata) March 10, 2013. ” @ brianreich #sxsw #npsmpeer #nptech — Amy Sample Ward (@amyrsward) March 10, 2013. Erin Shy (@ErinShy) March 10, 2013. npsmpeer — Brian Fitzgerald (@brianfit) March 10, 2013. Ericka Lozano-Buhl (@elozanobuhl) March 10, 2013.

Did You Miss? 22 MUST READS of 2013


Self-explanatory tool-related, but really really good: 10 Mobile Trends for 2013 (That Brands Need to Embrace) (McMurry/TMG) – this is really good, and I hope the link works, as it’s to my saved article on Pocket, now the original doesn’t come up.

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2013

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Yesterday’s free webinar entitled Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2013 was attended by 433 nonprofit professionals. By late 2013 or early 2014 , the Mobile Web will surpass desktop.

5 Technology Trends Of 2013 Nonprofits Should Care About


The post 5 Technology Trends Of 2013 Nonprofits Should Care About appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Wisepreneur.

[Infographic] 2013 Charitable Giving Report

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The 2013 Charitable Giving Report includes 24 months of overall giving data from 4,129 nonprofit organizations representing more than $12.5 2013 Charitable Giving Report INFOGRAPHIC. Key observations from the 2013 Charitable Giving Report: Overall charitable giving grew 4.9%

The state of community management 2013


You should be aware that it was Community Manager Appreciation Day on the fourth Monday of January. So there are a bunch of community management-related stats to share.

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My Themes for 2013

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What are you focusing on for 2013? I’m writing this post from Tunisia.

State of the Nonprofit Sector 2013


Several reports, from a handful of organizations, have been released in the past few weeks outlining performance and trends during 2012, and offer insight for what nonprofits should expect to see for the remainder of 2013. How do you see the nonprofit sector going in 2013? .

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Announcing… 31 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2013!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each January Nonprofit Tech 2.0 selects 31 new “ Favorite Nonprofits ” to be featured in the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 banner. Nonprofits in previous years were chosen primarily because they excelled at social media. This year, however, the selection process was a bit more personal.

Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Online Fundraising


It’s 2013. As a nonprofit focused on fundraising, you’ve likely started making resolutions … Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design #nptech fundraising online giving web design websites

SXSW 2013: Measurement and Making Sense of Your Data

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Neff (@daveiam) March 11, 2013. Brian (@BrianRobick) March 11, 2013. This is the last post in a series of post about my experience at SXSW.

ATTN Nonprofits: New YouTube Channels Coming Early March 2013

Nonprofit Tech for Good

YouTube has begun rolling out a new YouTube Channel design entitled One Channel to a very small small group of YouTube users. A sitewide roll out is expected in early March.

The 2013 Charitable Giving Report

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The 2013 Charitable Giving Report includes 24 months of overall giving data from 4,129 nonprofit organizations representing more than $12.5 Overall giving in 2013 grew 4.9% in 2013. Online giving in 2013 grew 13.5%

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The 2013 Rob Stuart Memorial Award: Invisible People, Mark Horvath


The 2013 Award Winner Invisible People uses the lens of a television camera to tell the stories of homelessness and the organizations trying to help. The 2013 award winner will receive a $1,000 prize provided by Microsoft.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways


What We Learned at NTEN''s 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference , Big Duck NYC. 3 Must-Watch Presentations for all NTEN 2013 Attendees , Nonprofit Hub. NTC 2013 , Simren Deogun. Highlights of 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference , SocialBrite. Whew, what an NTC!

Free Non-profit Webinars for February 2013

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Here's our round-up of free non-profit webinars for February 2013. This month we've found 28+ webinars on topics such as: streamlining through the cloud; “brandraise to fundraise”; "Rockstar presentations" and much more. webinar

npNEXT 2013

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npNEXT was an experimental event to bring together experts and fundraising leaders from across the nonprofit sector to discuss emerging trends and next practices. We wondered if we could get people to engage on important topics and elevate the conversation to the next level.

The 2013 Nonprofit Engagement Data Management Study: A Graphic Report


2013 Nonprofit Engagement Data Management Study: A Graphic Report from NTEN. When it comes to tracking and using “engagement” data – the actions, interactions, and even conversations that relate to an organization’s work but don’t necessarily represent the transactional or financial data that have been traditionally used for measuring an organization’s health – today’s nonprofits are either tracking a lot, or hardly anything at all.

What every social media marketer should know about the 2013 FTC guidelines


Andy shares the 2013 FTC Warning: Stop ignoring us + Stop faking it + If you can’t be honest, don’t do it. Great video by Andy Sernovitz on the FTC Rules. We all need to watch this asap. Notes below are from the Vimeo notes.

Why the rise of mobile email might hurt nonprofits


As more people continue to check email on mobile devices, research has found mobile click-throughs are lacking. This may not be good news for nonprofits. Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising communication email eMail marketing Non-Profit nonprofit responsive design

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10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email


Does your nonprofit send mobile-friendly email? You’ve likely heard about the importance of being mobile-friendly to engage constituents. Maybe even that: Mobile email opens are predicted to surpass desktop opens this year. Email click-throughs are lacking on mobile devices.

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Yelp hit 100 million users in January 2013


We don’t talk much about Yelp , do we. But clearly, your members are on it. As part of my “not crappy infographics” Friday series, check out what Yelp users are up to in this one. Useful Data

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2013 Charitable Giving Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

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According to the 2013 Charitable Giving Report , last year marked the largest year-over-year increase in charitable giving since the recession – overall giving increased 4.9 percent in 2013 compared to 2012. in 2013, while online giving grew 13.5%.

Fundraising Ideas to Reverse the Trend of Declining Email Response Rates


The much-anticipated 2013 eNonprofit Benchmark study was released last week. The study advises that “addressing email engagement should be a top priority for anyone involved in raising money and driving advocacy online in 2013.”.

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Nonprofit Trends: Charitable Giving in 2013

NonProfit Trends

Earlier this month, the company I have the privilege of leading released its 2012 Charitable Giving Report.

3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Next Fundraising Campaign (and free ebook!)

Amy Sample Ward

I’m honored to be included in a new ebook about marketing, fundraising, and social media. You can download the ebook, check out the various topics, and much more from:

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19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts


If you’re looking for Fundraising Ideas you’ve come to the right place.

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The 2013 Nonprofit Engagement Data Management Study: A Graphic Report


In the spring of 2013, NTEN and Avectra surveyed nonprofit communications, fundraising, and leadership staff about their engagement data management practices, findings, and future plans.

Three 2013 Resolutions for Event Fundraisers

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In the spirit of making New Year’s Resolutions, I wanted to suggest three … Event Fundraising Traditional Events event fundraising tips

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Receiving the 2013 Migel Medal

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Earlier today, I attended the American Foundation for the Blind’s (AFB) National Leadership Conference in Chicago where I received the 2013 Migel Medal. The Migel Medal, often called the highest honor in the blindness field, is awarded annually to one or two individuals whose careers exemplify exceptional accomplishments in the field. It was named for the first board chair of AFB, M.C.

15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

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Online fundraising isn’t a fad. As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounts for seven-percent of total fundraising and has seen double-digit growth over the past four years. Online fundraising has also proven to be an extremely effective donors acquisition vehicle.

Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

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Bruce Wayne (@BruceWayneFdn) September 19, 2013. PaulSchmitz1 @nonprofittimes — NONPROFIT HULK (@NONPROFITHULK) August 1, 2013. Yoda, CFRJ (@FundraisingYoda) September 20, 2013. The Whiny Donor (@thewhinydonor) September 10, 2013.