Extra Extra: the Benchmarks Webinar Recording

M+R

There’s no wrong way to dig into our annual Benchmarks Study, covering digital programs from marketing to fundraising to advocacy. Others prefer a sense of community and the chance to ask questions, and a few hundred of them joined us for a Benchmarks webinar yesterday. .

New Monthly Donor Stats From M+R Benchmarks

NonProfit PRO

Monthly Giving M+R Benchmarks Monthly giving Monthly Giving DataThe importance of converting those one-time donors to give monthly in 2021 is crucial for your overall retention. That will really help you grow your fundraising revenue. .

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study arrives 4/21

M+R

Here it comes, hot off the presses: The 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study will go live on Wednesday, April 21. We will be reporting the key findings and answering the biggest questions on a special Benchmarks release webinar on April 21 from 1:00–2:30PT/4:00–5:30ET. 2021 Benchmarks UK FAQ.

Nonprofit Advertising Benchmarks 2020–2021

TechSoup

Between April and July of 2020, TechSoup, in partnership with the digital marketing and technology agency Tapp Network, built our first Nonprofit Digital Marketing Benchmark Survey.

Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to Benchmark deserving nonprofits

Charity Navigator

With so many different organizations to consider supporting, we’ve found benchmarking an important step in selecting the right charity to make an investment in. benchmarking charitable giving charities hot topics nonprofits Philanthropy Star Rating System

Nonprofit Email Marketing Benchmarks 2021

TechSoup

Seeing as how it is one of the original forms of online communication, it's pretty astonishing that email marketing has continued to maintain a central role in our daily lives as nonprofit professionals. How does email marketing fit within your nonprofit's communication strategy?

Read all about it: The 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study is here

M+R

We are excited to report that the 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study is ready for you. Thanks to contributions from 220 amazing nonprofit participants, this year’s Benchmarks Study covers detailed data including digital ads, social media, email, web traffic, mobile messaging, and more. .

How Nonprofits Can use Charity Navigator for Benchmarking, Leading to Strategic Growth

Charity Navigator

I recently wrote two articles where I outlined our giving strategy as well as how we use benchmarking to decide which nonprofits to support.

What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

Every year, nonprofit consultants M+R release their annual Benchmarks report , which provides an overview of digital trends in the sector. The big sound bite from this year’s Benchmarks Report is that total online revenue grew by only 1% in 2018. This year's report addressed issues such as email list growth and churn, the rise of monthly giving, and the impact of social media's peer-to-peer fundraising for nonprofits.

Multi-Chapter Benchmarking Survey

Wild Apricot

membership Multi-Chapter-Benchmarking-Survey We''ve just launched an online survey to gain insight on multi-chapter organizations. We''re looking for staff and volunteers of chapters, affiliates and their central organizations to participate.

Nonprofit Content Marketing: Blogging  Benchmarks and Best Practices 2021

TechSoup

It's not surprising that 2021 is expected to be a busy year. To succeed, nonprofit organizations need to continue to manage the challenges of staying connected to their existing member base while reaching new audiences through the already crowded digital landscape online.

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report

NCE Social Media

Here’s a video of Jeff Patrick , president of Common Knowledge , being interviewed by Melanie Mathos at the 2012 NTC conference explaining the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Research Tools Video benchmark ntc report roi YouTubeJeff goes over topics in the report such as ROI, value of a new fan/follower, commercial social networks, and resources for strategies. If you don’t have a copy of the report, you can get it here. It’s free.

Insights into Collaborative Benchmarking Survey for the Social Good Sector

Connection Cafe

In July 2019, The Opportunity of Collaborative Benchmarking whitepaper was released in partnership between Blackbaud, NetHope, and NTEN. The goal was twofold: To educate on the current value of benchmarking in the social good sector and. If the benchmarking service they need (e.g.,

2 Nonprofit Benchmark Reports

Wild Apricot

Here's an overview of the 2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report and the 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. Non-profit research

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. Having shared and discussed this year’s Benchmarks Report with many of our partners, here’s twelve key trends that have resonated strongly within the EveryAction community. These are just a few of the takeaways from this year's benchmark report.

2013 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

Wild Apricot

Here are some of the highlights of MGI''s 2013 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report. surveys membership

Introducing the 2020 Membership Growth Report: Benchmarks and Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents

Wild Apricot

We've put together the 2020 Membership Growth Report: Benchmarks and Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents to learn how organizations grew their membership and revenue in 2019, so that we could share our top insights with you

The 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

Wild Apricot

Here are highlights of the 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. reports

The Importance of Collaborative Benchmarking in the Nonprofit Sector

Connection Cafe

The Opportunity of Collaborative Benchmarking whitepaper from the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact explores just that concept: How do we as a sector improve by collaboratively sharing our data? By introducing collaborative benchmarking, organizations can not only generate new ideas for improving processes, approaches, and technologies, but also guide the creation of key metrics and drive measurable change.

2021 M+R Benchmarks Study finds online giving to nonprofits surged by 32% in 2020

Charity Village

The post 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study finds online giving to nonprofits surged by 32% in 2020 appeared first on CharityVillage.

Benchmarks Extra: Correlations

NTEN

The 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study is a joint project of M+R Strategic Services and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). The 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study (available at www.e-benchmarksstudy.com Now, with Benchmarks Extra , we’re diving in deeper to reveal some interesting – and unexpected – relationships in the data. The 2011 Benchmarks average unsubscribe rate is 0.23%. benchmarks Data E-mail Communications

Benchmarks for Reaching and Connecting with Millennials

Tech Soup Blog

So when I saw that The Millennial Impact released benchmarks. The benchmarks are based off results from the Millennial Impact Survey , which was conducted by Achieve, a creative services agency that works with organizations to understand how Millennials get involved in causes. How the Benchmarks Work. Level 2: Millennial Immersion: Organizations that reach the benchmarks of this level have designed programs with active Millennial participation.

Benchmarks Extra: Monthly Giving

NTEN

Working on our 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , we noticed something interesting when looking at year-over-year data by sector: The share of online revenue from monthly giving for International groups seemed to decline from 2009 to 2010. If you look at the chart on page 15 of the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , you can see that the International sector saw huge growth in online revenue from 2009 to 2010 while other nonprofits saw much slower growth.

Introducing the Nonprofit Technology Benchmarking Tool

NTEN

NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Benchmarking Tool is based on our annual research on technology staffing and spending. Budget budgets Data data visualization Leadership nonprofit staffing nonprofit technology nptech nten research online benchmarks Staffing technology planning IT StaffYou know there's no "one size fits all" when it comes to determining the right staffing and budgeting levels for your nonprofit.

Networked Learning Loops Through Benchmarking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I remember thinking to myself at the time, well if one networked nonprofit can do this, couldn’t a network of networked nonprofits use real-time collaborative benchmarking data sharing for learning? My colleague, Devon Smith, a self-described data nerd who loves benchmarking pointed out this glorious example from the museum world from Sean Redmond , a Web developer at the Guggenheim. What would be the valid benchmarking list for philanthropy?

2012 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

Wild Apricot

Here's a look at the 2012 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report from MGI, as well as a reminder about our upcoming Membership Renewal Survey results and "How to" guide on membership renewal. Membership renewal; surveys

How Benchmarking and Analytics Can Inform Fundraising Strategies

Connection Cafe

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. One way to help organize results is through benchmarking your performance against other organizations and fundraising programs.

Annual M&R Benchmarks Study Released

Beth Kanter

One important part of effective digital measurement is being able to benchmark your performance relative to your organization’s past performance or compared to peer organizations. One excellent resource to use for benchmarking nonprofit digital results (in the US) is the annual M&R Benchmarks study of nonprofit digital advocacy. It not only includes the data, but walks you through a process of benchmarking your nonprofit.

Online Benchmark Reveals Key Insights for Nonprofits in 2017

Connection Cafe

It’s a new year and that means a new, comprehensive benchmark report on the performance of nonprofits using Luminate Online. The new Luminate Online Benchmark Report is a powerful asset that studies over 500 organizations and their online marketing and fundraising efforts. 3 Benchmark Insights for Nonprofits in 2017: Note: Any industry benchmark report should be used for comparison, but it’s only one of many data points you should consider.

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. The organizations that participate in the Target Analytics online benchmarking group are prominent nonprofits covering a range of sectors, including animal welfare, the environment, health, human services, international relief, and societal benefit.

2009 e-campaigning Benchmark Report: Event & Webinar

Amy Sample Ward

Advocacy Online and Fairsay are jointly producing a benchmark report to examine key e-campaigning performance measures. The benchmark data is derived from the activity of over 2 million supporters from 50 campaigning organisations in the UK, Canada, and several other countries. In addition to the benchmark data, the project also includes an e-campaigning survey that has been carried by Jess Day , an independent e-campaigning consultant.

A Closer Look at Nonprofit Technology Benchmarks: Tech Adoption Levels

NTEN

[This is part three of a series taking a closer look at the key benchmarks from our 6th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey Report , conducted with The NonProfit Times. As we continue taking closer looks at the nonprofit technology staffing and investments benchmarks, we'll reference Tech Adoption levels and their correlation to the benchmarks.

Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Spending Benchmarks: Take the 2011 Survey

NTEN

This year's survey is streamlined in order to provide a better experience for survey participants and to focus the results on providing you and the nonprofit technology community with valuable and actionable benchmark data. We're going to provide you with benchmarks about things like: Amount of technology budget per organizational staff. And how these benchmarks compare for different sizes and types of organizations.

The 2016 Nonprofit Benchmarks X Study is Here

Wild Apricot

This year's Benchmarks report is the most comprehensive yet and lets you know how nonprofits are stacking up on everything from email marketing to social media to donation campaigns. nten report mrx benchmar

The 2015 Nonprofit Benchmarks Report is here!

NTEN

M+R and NTEN’s 2015 Nonprofit Benchmarks Report returns for the ninth year, the ultimate guide to nonprofit industry standards for online fundraising, advocacy, and list building. > Download the 2015 Nonprofit Benchmarks Study (and share it with your peers!) You can also check out the infographic that details key findings from the report, and create your very own infographic with your benchmarks.

Peer-to-Peer Event Fundraising Benchmark Report Sneak Preview

Connection Cafe

Next week the Peer-to-Peer Event Fundraising Benchmark Report will be unveiled at the Run Walk Ride Conference. Benchmarks & Stats Event Fundraising benchmarks event fundraising multi-channel fundraising peer-to-peer fundraising researchHere’s a sneak peek at some of the key findings.

2012 Convio Benchmark Study

Connection Cafe

The sixth annual Convio Online Marketing Benchmark Index Study is now officially released. For a summary of trends seen in the benchmark, watch my video here. For all the trends, including information by vertical, download the full Online Marketing Benchmark. Author: Vinay Bhagat. At a macro-level, we continue to see online engagement growing at a healthy rate.

Live from NTC! A Sneak Peak at the 2013 Online Benchmark Report

NetWits

Dennis McCarthy and I had the pleasure of presenting Online Benchmarking: What Worked in 2012 at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Minneapolis, MN. Blackbaud maintains the Blackbaud Index as well as recently published the Charitable Giving Report and the P2P Benchmark Report to provide nonprofits with the necessary insight to gauge performance, but we’re not alone. NTEN and M&R also released their report, the 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study.

2008 donorCentrics Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis

NetWits

Target Analytics , a Blackbaud Company, has released the 2008 donorCentrics™ Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis. The report is featured in today's edition of The New York Times and covers some of its many findings. This is a follow-up to the groundbreaking 2006 report and provides insights into the online and offline trends of donors.

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 at NTEN spend a lot of time comparing our numbers to the benchmarks as we try to figure out what works best. > Download the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. A high unsubscribe rate is bad, right?

Nonprofits: Be part of the 2015 Nonprofit Benchmarks Study!

NTEN

Which is why we’re excited to invite organizations to participate in M+R and NTEN’s 2015 Benchmarks Study to help determine this year’s industry standards for online fundraising, advocacy, and list building. Still not clear on what Benchmarks is or why you will love being a part of it? Also, don’t forget to watch the Benchmarks trailer which pretty much sums it all up (pun intended). benchmarks mrbenchmarks nonprofit benchmarks

Report release: The 2014 Nonprofit Benchmarks Study

NTEN

Published today, M+R and NTEN’s 2014 Nonprofit Benchmarks Study returns for the eighth year. > Download the 2014 Nonprofit Benchmarks Study (and share it with your peers!) If you''re interested in learning more about this report, and how to establish benchmarks in your own organization, register for our free webinar next Wednesday, April 16 at 12:00pm-1:00pm PT. There comes a time in every online organizer and fundraiser’s life when they ask themselves: is this normal?

2010 Performance Benchmarks for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Benchmarking may sound like a term from the big-business board room, but it’s a useful practice for nonprofits of any size. While you can and should set your own internal performance benchmarks, it can be helpful, too, to look at benchmarks for the nonprofit sector in general, to see where your organization stands. Here are four new benchmarking reports to get you started.(