Insights into Collaborative Benchmarking Survey for the Social Good Sector

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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. To explore the potential value that organizations see in yet-to-be-benchmarked portions of their business. Insights into the Collaborative Benchmarking Survey Results. Where does my organization use benchmarking today?

The Importance of Collaborative Benchmarking in the Nonprofit Sector

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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.

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

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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.

How Benchmarking and Analytics Can Inform Fundraising Strategies

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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.

Online Benchmark Reveals Key Insights for Nonprofits in 2017

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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.

Peer-to-Peer Event Fundraising Benchmark Report Sneak Preview

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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.

Multi-Chapter Benchmarking Survey

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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.

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

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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

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

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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.

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report

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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.

6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

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Last month marked the inaugural meeting of a new benchmarking group created specifically to analyze and discuss trends in athletics giving [1]. However, participants in donorCentrics® benchmarking groups get access to data from each participating school. Making the Case for Investment: On average, athletics donors give higher amounts than we have seen among other Higher Education benchmarking groups.

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

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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

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

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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. The benchmark report indicates that donors comprise about 13% of the average house-file. Nonprofit Fundraising eMail marketing luminate online Luminate Online Benchmark Report Online Fundraising onling giving segmentation

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

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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.

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. Heavy hitters like Public Broadcasting saw the strongest growth at 45.13% Sustainer revenue growth, while other verticals like Food Banks and Hospitals showed benchmark-beating results at 28.97% and 21.21% respectively.

2 Nonprofit Benchmark Reports

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

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. Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Marketing Canada housefile housefile growth Luminate Online Benchmark Report Non-Profit

TeamRaiser Benchmarks are Here!

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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.

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

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The Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council is hosting it’s annual Run Walk Ride … Benchmarks & Stats Event Fundraising Friends Asking Amy Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Traditional Events Uncategorized event fundraising Friends Asking Friends marathon Non-Profit Peer to Peer Fundraising Run Walk Ride team fundraising TeamRaiser

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. Most organizations aren’t lacking in opinions on where to focus, but benchmarking data tells you where you need to focus. Additionally, once you’ve prioritized your focus a benchmark helps you set a realistic and applicable goal. Are you using benchmarks?

2013 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

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

The 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

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Here are highlights of the 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. reports

[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.

[DATA] Social Business Benchmarking Report

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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. Social Business Benchmark Study Results from Leader Networks.

[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.

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. Well it is officially spring in Austin and with spring brings a return to warmer weather, longer days, Easter egg hunts, and metrics for the nonprofit professional.

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2012 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

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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

[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 ! In order to continuously develop content that motivates supporters, it’s important for us to benchmark and evaluate current tactics and strategies—where are the opportunities to improve, what’s working and what’s not? 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. 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

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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.

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! According to the report, overall giving grew 4.9% in 2013 compared to 2012 (You can take a look at the review I did of their 2012 study). Even more impressive than overall giving is the 13.5% increase in online giving.

CharityVillage? Research: Benchmark Study Shows Online’s Strength

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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

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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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! Check out the infographic or download the report to measure your performance against your peers: It can be said that the most important metric is an organization’s own historical performance; these benchmarks shouldn’t be thought of as a strategy in and of themselves. Alone, these benchmarks are just numbers—where we use them is what’s most important.

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.

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

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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.

The 2016 Nonprofit Benchmarks X Study is Here

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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

2008 donorCentrics Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis

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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.

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.

Nonprofit Benchmark Study Shows Nonprofits Are Raising More Money

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Last month we reported that online fundraising response rates declined 27% between 2011-2012, according to the eNonprofit Benchmark study. The latest Blackbaud Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits that analyzed data from 500 organizations using the Luminate platform also indicated a steep decline in fundraising response rates. Nonprofit Benchmark Studies

Networked Learning Loops Through Benchmarking

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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?

Social Media Nonprofit Benchmarks

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One of the biggest questions nonprofits have been asking for the past couple of years, is what benchmarks should they be using for social media? The 2010 Nonprofit Benchmarks Report released by NTEN has some great data that nonprofits can use for guidance. Nonprofit Social Media Benchmark Data You Need to Know. According to 1200 nonprofits surveyed: Facebook is the number one used commercial social network by nonprofits.