Reporting Best Practices
OCTOBER 31, 2022
From outdated to modern reporting. Analytics
OCTOBER 31, 2022
From outdated to modern reporting. Analytics
FEBRUARY 14, 2022
You probably have a long list of great things you want to accomplish this year…including making analytics a priority. We can help you move analytics to the top of the list by giving you tips to build a business case and how to articulate it to others.
JANUARY 10, 2022
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NOVEMBER 16, 2021
The team at Association Analytics often hears questions like, What exactly is data analytics? What’s the difference between analytics and reporting? First: Reporting vs. Analytics. You need reports to help run your business.
AUGUST 15, 2022
Your AMS focuses more on current and past data, however with analytics, you can use this data, and data from your other source systems, to be more forward-thinking. Using data from your AMS, analytics will help you answer these more complex questions. Why analytics?
MAY 11, 2021
The three most common myths that hold associations back from getting started on their analytics journey are data cleanliness, data governance and data strategy. A less-evolved data governance model will not necessarily prevent you from using analytics in a constructive way.
JULY 29, 2022
We'll then hear from Stephen Crano, Data Management Analyst at Brooklyn Community Services as he discusses how Apricot decreased reporting time at his organization. Analytics Foundations Grants Data management Grantmakers Mission impact
MARCH 1, 2022
In our most recent blog post , we shared tips on how to build a business case to make data analytics a priority in 2022. Now that you are prioritizing data analytics, we want you to keep the momentum going with some quick wins. Here’s our list of Top 10 Analytics Quick Wins: 10.
DECEMBER 27, 2022
Not every organization that uses business analytics must be a for-profit company. Business analytics is essential for any modern organization. Using business analytics makes running your association easier by providing your decision-makers with the valuable data they need.
NOVEMBER 8, 2022
Nonprofit annual reports play an important role as we head into the end of the fiscal year or the onset of giving season. Although they are not an IRS requirement, compelling annual reports can sway potential donors and show current donors how their money is helping your organization to make an impact. Your annual report should communicate the success of your organization and its financials in a concise, visual way. Check out the annual report template!
NOVEMBER 2, 2022
Annual reports are a staple of nonprofit life. They’re a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but what makes an annual report effective? Annual report essentials. Before we look at our exemplary annual reports, let’s go over some annual report necessities.
JANUARY 25, 2023
Luckily, nonprofit organizations can track website activity to make those essential changes by viewing user data through the use of Google Analytics 4. What is Google Analytics 4? This new analytics software is taking the place of Universal Analytics , its predecessor program.
NOVEMBER 5, 2021
Like it or not, the switchover to Google Analytics 4 is coming (at some point – Google is keeping the official date a mystery to themselves as well as the rest of us mere mortals). In GA4’s standard reports, sampling has been eliminated and the data being collected is now unlimited.
DECEMBER 9, 2022
Note: The purpose of this document is to both outline new Google Analytics 4 (GA4) functionality and develop a set of M+R recommendations. Analytics are an essential tool for digital marketers and there’s a big shift underway as Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is being implemented.
NOVEMBER 23, 2022
There are a lot of different analytics dashboards out there, so it can be tough to know which one is right for your nonprofit. To help you decide, here are four things to look for in an analytics dashboard: . 10 Reasons why nonprofits should invest in an analytics dashboard.
JANUARY 29, 2022
Here’s a look at just who benefits from predictive analytics at associations. Recently, I wrote about predictive analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) for associations. Specifically, I looked at: Why it’s time to get started with predictive analytics and AI.
MAY 25, 2022
But before you can capitalize on the information stored in your CRM or other nonprofit software, you need to know exactly what analytics to track in the first place. This includes assisting with nonprofit analytics! Definition of Data Analytics for Nonprofits. Web Analytics.
JULY 22, 2021
You may have not heard, but Google has officially rolled out Google Analytics 4, a new kind of tracking property. It is different from Universal Analytics properties, which only supports websites, as it supports both websites and apps across multiple devices. Cookie-less analytics.
JANUARY 12, 2022
Data analytics for nonprofits is just as valuable … and even more crucial. To get started, let’s go over some of the types of metrics your nonprofits can track: Types of Data Analytics for Nonprofits. The sooner you set up your analytics account, the sooner you can start tracking!
NOVEMBER 12, 2021
Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on whether or not it’s worth it to invest in digital analytics tools. . They want us to invest in digital analytics tools to measure our efforts, but I’m not really sure what this will tell us.
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DECEMBER 7, 2021
Blackbaud recently announced the end of support of a few applications hosted in their Citrix environments, including Crystal Reports (CT). trillion value that the McKinsey Global Institute estimates advanced analytics can enable. Unlisted Blackbaud crystal reports Tableau
APRIL 6, 2022
Starting July 1st, 2023 all Universal Google Analytics accounts will stop pulling in new data from your website. Google Analytics is forcing a complete migration of older Universal Analytics to the newer GA4 tool. How do I tell if I have Universal Analytics or GA4 on my site?
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FEBRUARY 23, 2022
Enhanced Configurability + Analytics. One of the major differences between Salesforce and BBCRM is the capability and intuitive interface of native reporting. Let’s start with native reporting. Superior Reporting Flexibility. Now, a report is based on a report type.
JULY 30, 2014
Google Analytics, where would I be without you?”. The website measurement and analytics tool serves as a dipstick into the effectiveness of your current marketing strategies, and into the effectiveness of your website as a whole. Once you’ve quenched your thirst for analytics with the easy stuff, what’s the next step? What more can you learn from Google Analytics? If you haven’t been using the trackbacks page, this might be a good page for you to start reporting on.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
Analytics serve as a window into the effectiveness of your nonprofit’s content marketing. Last week, we discussed the importance of paying attention to and reporting on your nonprofit’s website analytics. The truth is your nonprofit’s Twitter is producing just as many important analytics as your website is, and you should be tracking and reporting on them. Twitter Analytics. Twitonomy is perhaps the most robust analytics platforms available.
MAY 11, 2022
Short Answer : It’s not just you, Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is completely different than Universal Analytics (UA). Google Analytics 4 (GA4 | code: gtag.js) is the Malcolm to Google’s Macbeth played by Universal Google Analytics (UA | code: gtag.js/analytics.js).
AUGUST 3, 2022
Without robust data and analytics, any organization’s strategy is just a series of guesses. That’s where our Data and Analytics Team comes in. What the data and analytics team does. The Forum One data and analytics team is growing! Digital strategy runs on data.
APRIL 16, 2014
Since it has come out of beta, we have been fielding a lot of questions about Universal Analytics, the latest and greatest analytics package from Google. What Makes Universal Analytics So Different? There are a few things that make Universal Analytics different from Google Analytics. The ability to report more on visitors instead of visits. With standard Google Analytics, the focus has always been on the visit. Analytics
AUGUST 16, 2021
Mastering an analytic approach to strategy and planning. Master an analytic approach to strategy and planning. That’s why you need an analytic, numbers-based perspective to strategy and planning. This is part five in a six-part series.
APRIL 8, 2022
Over the five-year report period, the median number of recurring donors increased by 44%. Many summit organizations reported on virtual events and expanded uses of other techniques that they hope to continue in a post-pandemic world in 2022 and beyond.
DECEMBER 4, 2020
Gravitate Solutions is pleased to report that Nucleus has been named the official data analytics solution for the Association Laboratory Research Alliance.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Because every nonprofit’s mission, size, audience, and the variety of content it posts varies wildly, the traffic and analytics supporting that website are going to be intrinsically different. You might be asking yourself at this point: “But why are analytics important? Why should I spend the time reporting on them? And what should I be reporting on?”. Analytics are like the fuel for the aircraft carrier.
OCTOBER 1, 2021
As a fundraising coordinator who prepares these reports, you work with this data every day. The last thing you want to do is waste their time and bog their donor reports down with unnecessary metrics. . Donor data to exclude from your report. Predictive analytics.
APRIL 24, 2021
Today’s question comes from a nonprofit leader who needs advice on identifying planned giving prospects through predictions and analytics. . Twitter | LinkedIn | The post [ASK AN EXPERT] What are Predictive Analytics for Planned Giving?
JANUARY 5, 2023
We continued our A2 webinar series, Analytics in Action, co-hosted webinars with other leading industry partners, spoke at association conferences all over the country and created tons of educational reading materials for association professionals. How to Make Analytics a Priority – Finally!
SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
bbcon 2020 is just around the corner, and I’m excited to be presenting on the critical role of benchmarking and analytics in shaping your fundraising strategy. At times we might not know where to start and what reports are needed.
MARCH 11, 2016
It’s obvious to any digital marketer—whether they be a nonprofit organization seeking to recruit donations, time and talent or a strictly for-profit concern simply chasing the success that comes with the almighty dollar—that utilizing Google Analytics is a great way to hone your online strategies in order to make the most of your efforts in the virtual world. do not have e-commerce tracking set up in their Google Analytics accounts. Go Custom with Report and Dashboards.
MAY 31, 2022
Google sent a bit of a shockwave through our community this spring, announcing that after more than ten years, Universal Analytics (UA) will stop collecting new data on July 1, 2023.* Shifting to a whole new platform—and Google Analytics 4 is a whole new platform—can seem daunting.
APRIL 11, 2013
This post is part of an ongoing series about getting the most out of Google Analytics. If you’d like to start with the basics, read Intro to Google Analytics or Understanding your Audience through Analytics. Or, check out all of My Posts on Google Analytics. Don’t be dismayed by the naming, Google Analytics advanced segments are really easy to use! They’re a simple way to segment your data and get more out of the reports you already use.
JULY 20, 2021
Data scientists, data engineers, business analysts and implementation managers are just some of the roles an outsourced analytics provider employs. appeared first on Association Analytics. We’ve all heard the catchphrase, “ if we build it, they will come. ”