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.

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.

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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 research

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.

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The Luminate Online Benchmark Report| How Is the Nonprofit Sector Performing Online?

Connection Cafe

The release of the 9 th Luminate Online Benchmark Report is an opportunity for nonprofits to take stock of how the nonprofit sector is performing online, and what recent trends tell us about donor and giving behavior.

Housefile Size and Growth in the Luminate Online Benchmark Report

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The release of the 9th Luminate Online Benchmark Report is an opportunity for nonprofits to take stock of how the nonprofit sector is performing online, and what recent trends tell us about donor and giving behavior.

Key Takeaways From The 2014 Luminate Online Benchmark Report: Sustainers Going Strong!

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Have you downloaded the 2014 Luminate Online Benchmark Report yet? Throwing back to the 2013 Benchmark Study , we witnessed an explosion of growth of sustainer giving – a 27% increase over the previous year. By Rachel Simon, Manager, Interactive Product Marketing. .

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

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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.

Benchmarking Data You Can Use: Live from #BBCON

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It’s easy to host a benchmarking session and just present data. Why benchmark? Jay Odell, Vice President of Altru at Blackbaud, discussed why benchmarking data is important. Are you using benchmarks?

RWR Recap: 52 Marathons in 52 weeks, P2P Benchmark, Top 30 Fundraising Events

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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.

Think Email’s Dead? Metrics from the Online Benchmark Report Disagree

Connection Cafe

Blackbaud’s annual Online Benchmark report was released earlier this month at #bbcon and the results speak largely to a positive outlook for nonprofit fundraising. . For more info on the Benchmark’s email findings tune in today for our webinar “ Why You Shouldn’t Stop Sending Email ”. . Nonprofit Marketing eMail marketing luminate online Luminate Online Benchmark Report Online Fundraising online giving

Get Ready! The Luminate Online Benchmark Report is Coming and It’s BIG.

Connection Cafe

All of this is why I am so excited for next week’s release of Blackbaud’s 2015 Luminate Online Benchmark report. Yeah, I know, there are lots of benchmarks out there. billion dollars raised, it’s the biggest, baddest benchmark out there. If you are going to #bbcon , be sure to check out the LO Benchmark presentation on Monday (hint, I’m presenting) where we’ll get stupid nerdy with the results and show you examples of how to excel in each category.

TeamRaiser Benchmarks are Here!

Connection Cafe

In case you missed it, we also unveiled our brand new 2011 Peer-to-Peer Event Benchmarking paper, and talked through how to use data to inform your event strategy. Author: Noel Beebe. Howdy folks! It feels good to be back in Texas after an action-packed Convio Summit in Baltimore last week! Thanks to everyone who was able to make it to the session I presented with my colleague Robyn Mendez, Let’s Get Nerdy – Taking a Data-Driven Approach to Event Strategy.

Annual M&R Benchmarks Study Released

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It not only includes the data, but walks you through a process of benchmarking your nonprofit.

[Survey] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015

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This year we’ll be producing the second edition of the annual report – Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends ! Content marketing isn’t a widely used term in the not for profit world.

[DATA] Social Business Benchmarking Report

SocialFish

I’m a member of the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR) and they have just posted preliminary results of the Social Business Benchmarking Survey, conducted with the Leaders Network run by Vanessa DiMauro, whom you may know as a fellow contributor with me on Social Business News.

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.

Convio Nonprofit Benchmarks Are Ready

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For those of you who have not seen this before, the study looked at nearly 500 nonprofit organizations’ online marketing results and compiled a series of benchmarks for evaluating fundraising, email, advocacy, and marketing success online. Author: Quinn Donovan.

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[Survey] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015

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This year we’ll be producing the second edition of the annual report – Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends ! Content marketing isn’t a widely used term in the not for profit world. On the other hand, nonprofits produce and use content all the time in order to connect with their supporters! What gives? We’re not sure, but we want to find out! And we need your help to make that happen. Take the short survey.

[Take the Survey!] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2016

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This year we’ll be producing the third edition of the annual report — Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends ! Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a surge in content marketing in the nonprofit world.

2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report

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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.

Nonprofit Benchmark Study Shows Online Donations Increased by 13.5%

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The latest Blackbaud Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits analyzed data from more than 4,000 nonprofits to provide the largest analysis in online giving data. Marketing Research Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Fundraising Trends This just in!

The Online Benchmark Report is Here| How Does Your Org Measure Against Its Peers?

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The 2014 Luminate Online Benchmark Report is now available, just in time for #bbcon! Alone, these benchmarks are just numbers—where we use them is what’s most important. The question is how you will use these benchmarks to plan and strategize for 2015?

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. NTEN and M&R also released their report, the 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. Beyond Benchmarking: Why Copy the Competition?

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? What would be the valid benchmarking list for philanthropy?

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

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.

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.

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.

The 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

Wild Apricot

Here are highlights of the 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. reports

2015 Content Marketing Report Benchmarks

TechImpact

The post 2015 Content Marketing Report Benchmarks appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. The world is rife with marketing trends, techniques, and jargon. It seems like every day there’s another hot fad that every marketing company thinks will change the game.

2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Surprising Stats

Frogloop

I’ll try to keep it short and just sweet enough to fill you in on everything you need to know about the new 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from M+R Strategic Services and NTEN. Thanks to Allyson for inviting me to guest post.

2013 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

Wild Apricot

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

CharityVillage? Research: Benchmark Study Shows Online’s Strength

AFP Blog

CharityVillage Research: Benchmark Study Shows Online’s Strength : "Web-based fundraising is coming of age. That’s the conclusion of the 2011 Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark™ Study, which evaluated the results of nearly 600 nonprofit organizations that use Convio's software. The study, released in early March, found that online is the fastest growing fundraising channel for nonprofits. In 2010, Convio’s clients raised more than $1.3

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. benchmarks International Fundraising

Benchmark Study Interview Part Deux

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Here's another clip from my interview with Vinay where he provides some great commentary on the benefits of multi-channel marketing - where online efforts complement offline efforts.

New Benchmarks for Success in the Knowledge Age

SocialFish

New benchmarks and mental pictures must match the new direction to make it real. Through our years of interviewing and working with bright, strategic executives with change agendas, we were puzzled by one paradox.

How does your org measure up to others? | Research Benchmark Tool

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Research Benchmark Tool : NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Benchmarking Tool is based on our annual research on technology staffing and spending, and it provides you with dynamic reports, customized to your organizational staffing and budget levels How does your org measure up to others?

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KPIs, Metrics, and Benchmarks – Oh My!…How to Measure Your Year-end Campaigns

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Tis the time of year when end-of-year campaigns are in full swing and metrics, measurement, and benchmarks are top of mind. There are A LOT of ways to measure a campaign's success, let's look at a few. Campaigns Metrics & Measurement Planning end of year fundraising

Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2014

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Here are a few of our first year benchmarks. Content Marketing benchmarks Blackbaud Content marketing Content Marketing Institute Nonprofit Content Marketing research “ Content marketing” is a buzzword of sorts. A term that you’re likely hearing about more and more – especially if you pay attention to the B2B or B2C marketing worlds.

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Don’t forget to download the complete 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report.

2010 Nonprofit Fundraising Data and Benchmarks

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Then, use the benchmarking report to identify some areas where you may be able to improve. Author: Lacey Kruger. You may have heard that back in April, Convio released our 2010 report on nonprofit fundraising. We publish these reports annually and they are powerful tools to help you evaluate how your nonprofit stacks up against other, similar organizations. Watch an interview with Vinay about the report here. See a high-level overview of the report in Quinn’s blog post here.