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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. Organizations see value in benchmarking.

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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

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Introducing the Nonprofit Technology Benchmarking Tool

NTEN

NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Benchmarking Tool is based on our annual research on technology staffing and spending. This is just the beginning of what we'd like to do with this tool: we're going to continue to listen to feedback from those who use it, improve our data set, and update the ways you can interact with it – all with the goal of making NTEN's annual research more actionable for you and the nonprofit sector.

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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

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Released at the 2012 NTC Today: The New eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from M+R and NTEN

NTEN

You can now download the 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , just released at the 2012 NTC by M+R and NTEN. That's just one of the fascinating bits of analytics from the " 2012 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 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study.

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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.

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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? Created in partnership with NetHope and NTEN , this whitepaper explores what organizations stand to gain by comparatively measuring their performance against their peers. The nonprofit community is always eager to do one thing: learn from each other.

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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. 11ntc E-mail NPTech NTEN Social Media Communications

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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.

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Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Spending Benchmarks: Take the 2011 Survey

NTEN

NTEN has been conducting an annual survey about technology (formerly known as "IT") staffing levels and salaries, as well as budget and planning practices of nonprofits, since 2006. 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. And how these benchmarks compare for different sizes and types of organizations.

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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.

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New Report: 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

The 2011 NTC saw the release of the latest " Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report ". > Download the 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report More than 11,000 nonprofit professionals filled out this year's survey, sponsored by NTEN, Common Knowledge, and Blackbaud, generating a veritable cornucopia of data. But really, don't take it from us, go read it yourself: > Download the 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report.

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Get the 2010 eNonprofit Benchmark Study (It's Free! Also, Important)

NTEN

The new 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from NTEN and M+R was just released today! The new report might look slim and slick, but this scrappy guide is thick with valuable insights and key industry benchmarks for online messaging, fundraising and advocacy, based on a full year's worth of results from 31 of your nonprofit peers. > Thanks to Holly and the team at NTEN -- this has been another great year of benchmarks! Steve Peretz, M+R Strategic Services.

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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

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2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

The second annual Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report, a joint project of Common Knowledge, thePort, and NTEN, has hard data and insights on the trends surrounding social networking technology as part of nonprofit organizations' marketing, communications, fundraising, and program services.

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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.

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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.

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Social Media Nonprofit Benchmarks

Care2

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.

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Report Release: The 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmarks

NTEN

Another NTC means more great studies about nonprofit technology released, including the 2012 " Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmarks Report." > Download the 2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report More than 3,500 nonprofit professionals filled out this year's survey, conducted by NTEN, Common Knowledge, and Blackbaud, providing another year of valuable benchmarks about nonprofits' use of -- and success with -- social networking platforms.

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Nonprofit Social Media Benchmarks: How Does Your Org Compare?

NTEN

The 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report found that 30% of Master Fundraisers – those that brought in more than $100,000 – were small organizations and a further 8% were medium-sized. Join the authors of the report to learn how these Master Fundraisers worked their magic – and to hear more highlights from (and beyond) the recently released results of the Third Annual Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report. > Gain exclusive access to data from the Benchmark Report.

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2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Surprising Stats

Care2

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. But our study revealed some interesting – dare I say surprising – results: Tags: Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Online Marketing Thanks to Allyson for inviting me to guest post.

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The 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study: How Does Your Org Compare?

NTEN

Report season is in full effect here at NTEN. We've recently released the 2009 IT Staffing and Spending Report and the 2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report (in conjunction with Common Knowledge & thePort). Next up: the 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study we're releasing with M+R Strategic Services. Tags: benchmarks NPTech NTEN

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NTEN Research Committee: Want to join?

NTEN

We''re looking for individuals interested in serving in a volunteer position with NTEN on the Research Committee. At NTEN, it is incredibly important to us that the community we serve is an active part of our work. NTEN has an active Membership Committee, serving to provide insight and direction on the role of membership, the benefits and value of membership, and opportunities for engaging new and current members. real world examples, and establish benchmarks for evaluation.

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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. Social Media 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report Blackbaud Common Knowledge nonprofit social media Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report Nonprofit Technology Network NTEN Social Media for Nonprofits Social networking for nonprofits

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A Closer Look at Nonprofit Technology Benchmarks: Staffing

NTEN

[This is part one 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. From NTEN's perspective, organizations would likely want to be somewhere between the 25th and 75th percentile range in staffing levels, meaning that you're in a "normal range" compared to other organizations in your budget size category.

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More Nonprofit Benchmarks

Forum One

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post on how organizations can use Convio’s Online Nonprofit Benchmarks Study to determine how well they are doing online compared to others. Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report , and also gave a presentation at the Human Rights Campaign on some of the report’s findings. The findings mirror many of benchmarks in the Convio report.

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Digital Adoption Survey: A New Research Project from NTEN and Mobile Citizen

NTEN

NTEN is excited to partner with Mobile Citizen on a new research project to explore how online services and Internet access help you and your colleagues deliver services and programs, and connect you with your constituents. We hope this research provides an initial benchmark that we can all learn from and build on together. digital adoption digital inclusion Leadership Mobile Citizen nten research

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Small is the New Big: 2009 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Released

NTEN

We just released the 2009 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study with our fantastic friends at M+R Strategic Services. Get the recording to see how Children's Defense Fund and HRC use benchmarks to increase the performance of their online campaigns. Tags: Advocacy benchmarks email Fundraising m+r marketing metrics newsletters NPTech NTEN The report is chock full of amazing and interesting information you can use to make better decisions about your online campaigns.

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A Closer Look at Nonprofit Technology Benchmarks: Staffing Ratios

NTEN

[This is part two 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. Another benchmark we think is importmant for nonprofits to consider is the ratio of organizational staff to their tech-responsible staff. While we took a look at the number of tech staff benchmark in the first post in this series, I'd like to now turn to the org staff-per-tech staff benchmark.

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Member Round Up: Tools, tools, tools--from storytelling to benchmarking

NTEN

Perhaps it was some of those that can help to account for the NTEN community's busy week. This Member round up features mergers and lots of great new tools to help you with everything from storytelling to benchmarking and finding local Jewish holiday celebrations. NTEN member Consumers Union announced the beginning of a closed beta cycle for their new digital storytelling platform, stori.es.

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Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81

NetWits

I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. Holly and the rest of the NTEN team (including all the volunteers) did an incredible job inspiring of over 1800 people for three days. While we were there, Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge released the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Don’t forget to download the complete 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report.

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5 Questions: Online Fundraising Benchmarks and Metrics

NTEN

Session: Online Fundraising Benchmarks and Metrics. Industry benchmarks are meaningless unless you know how your organization compares to them. Tags: 10NTC 5 questions NPTech NTEN Fundraising Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions.

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Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey: Intro and Section One

GroundWire

Several years ago, we developed the Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey tool to help the organizations we work with determine where they should be investing their (limited) resources. Take Groundwire's DIY Engagement Benchmarking Survey. DIY Engagement Benchmarking Survey, Section One: Theory of Change. Four Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Their Impact With Data , NTEN. Ever wondered exactly what it takes to be an engaging organization?

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eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Latest Metrics for Advocacy, Fundraising and Social Media

Care2

Check out the 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from M+R Strategic Services and NTEN which surveyed 40 nonprofit organizations and analyzed all of this data and more. Key Benchmarks: How Did Your Nonprofit Measure Up ? E-newsletters Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Do you know the average click-through and open rates on action alerts and fundraising appeals across the nonprofit sector?

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Benchmarking: Networked Nonprofits Measure Their Social Media Results In A Context

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At Zoetica, we facilitating a social media peer learning project called “ Leveraging Social Media: Becoming A Networked Nonprofit.&# Devon Smith, who writes the 24 Usable Hours blog, and a self-described “data nerd&# did a benchmarking analysis for participants. Sometimes benchmarking studies can be more rigorous and survey an entire field. Take for example, the NTEN Social Network 2011 Benchmarking Study or the Digital IQ Study of Government Sites.

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Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

NetWits

The 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report was released at 12NTC yesterday and it’s already stirring up discussions about how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their fundraising and communications strategy. These insights were gleaned from over 3,500 respondents to a survey sent out by Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge. Don’t forget to download the complete 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report.

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Case Study of NTEN’s Website Relaunch: The home page

NTEN

We at NTEN are finally working on a website overhaul and re-launch in earnest. We recognize that NTEN''s current home page could use some improvement.and we have heard as much from the NTEN Community. Our web design experts from Cornershop Creative, coordinated by our Creative Director Contractor, Philip Krayna, put together a strawman page, which we turned over to our trusted NTEN Community for a first impression test. Register for the big NTEN conference?

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M+R and NTEN CMS, Email, Fundraising Benchmarks Study - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60) Reference Sheet: Keep the benchmark rates at your finger tips with this handy reference sheet! More benchmark articles can be found here.

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2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

I just got an email from Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Non-profit Technology Network – better known as NTEN. You received the same email if, like me, you’re subscribed to the NTEN newsletter (hint hint). How can I get the 2011 Social Networking Benchmark Report for Non-profits? NTEN, Common Knowledge, and Blackbaud will be compiling the results (don’t worry – all the results are anonymous and we will not share any personal information).

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2014 Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends

NTEN

Here are a few of our first year benchmarks. blackbaud Community content marketing content marketing institute nptech nten reports Strategy Web Sites Communications Program “ Content marketing ” is a buzzword of sorts. A term that you’re likely hearing more and more about – especially if you pay attention to the B2B or B2C marketing worlds.

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