Comparison of ShareThis, AddThis and Gigya (Now w/ Convio Integration!)

Beaconfire Wire

Integrating social sharing on your website can be as easy to implement as adding a script into your webpage templates. I recently took a look at three of the most popular utilities for social sharing: ShareThis, AddThis, and Gigya.

Ridiculously easy YTD comparison reports in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

Happy New Year! Ever struggle with a problem for months, if not years, and then when the solution comes it's so painfully simple that you have a bruise on the side of your head from where you keep slapping yourself?

Comparison Of The Top 6 Email Marketing Services For Nonprofits


The post Comparison Of The Top 6 Email Marketing Services For Nonprofits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog. Image courtesy of Business Marketing Blog.

Facebook ads vs Google Ads [INFOGRAPHIC]


Check out this infographic from WordStream who did a ton of research to test out the comparison between Facebook ads and Google ads. As always, click on the image to enlarge. The winner? Google. Potluck

Twitter, Nonprofits, and You - How to Effectively Engage Members through Social Media


Based on Software Advice’s 2015 industry review from Software Advice (an association management technology comparison agency) on how to best use Twitter to foster member engagement, it is clear that having a measurable, valuable, and substantial communication strategy on social media can help save your nonprofit and reach a broader audience

Comparison of Email Newsletter Tools - Updated for 2008


Download Comparison of Email Newsletter Service Providers [Word 200Kb Last year I wrote a paper comparing email service providers (ESPs) for email newsletter blasting. The paper was based on research conducted by ONE/Northwest to figure out what the range of tools was for our typical non-profit client, and which ones seemed to be the best fit.

April Disability Unemployment Statistics

The SocialPath

By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.6. In April 2011, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.6. The unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 14.5 percent, compared with 8.4 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted. More information is available on the US Department of Labor website.

5 Facts About Online Average Gift Size

Connection Cafe

As a point of comparison, in 2016 the median offline gift less than $1,000 was $20. I have a confession to make. I used to believe that online average gift size was a vanity metric.

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4 Things Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Online Donors

Connection Cafe

By comparison, only 29% of online only donors were 65 or older while 58% of offline only donors are represented in these age brackets. This tends to skew income comparisons with older donors across giving channels.

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Overcoming Declining Nonprofit Website Traffic

Connection Cafe

Assuming you’re using Google Analytics*, here are 4 steps you can take: Year-Over-Year Comparison. Setup Google Analytics to do a year-over-year comparison. But know seasonal events/activities could affect that comparison.

Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?


By comparison only 70% of small businesses use Facebook as part of their online strategy. Last weeks post highlighting a few statistics from the business world seems to have resonated with readers here.

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Association TRENDS Social Media Report and Rankings 2012


We get asked for comparisons all the time. The wide, global comparison across hundreds of associations that Association TRENDS is now offering in their new Association Social Media Report 2012: Adoption and Activity Levels, Rankings and Best Practices. It’s natural, I suppose.

Predictive Modeling for Future Peer to Peer Fundraising Events

Connection Cafe

We used Blackbaud data to pull together this model specifically for walks without a registration fee and it does help set a good stage for comparison, especially for new events without historical data. Predictive Modeling uses “big data” to help predict the future.

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How Does Your Content Compare? Tips for Improving Click-Through & Conversion Rates


If you’re using Blackbaud NetCommunity , the Content Comparison part will run the test for you. Nonprofits have become more sophisticated at driving traffic to their websites. Direct mail may use different friendly URLs to test response rates.

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Beyond the Pie Chart: When to Use a Bar Chart or Line Chart

Tech Soup Blog

Use Bar Charts for Comparison and Ranking. Another method for analyzing data is comparison and ranking. A bar chart is great for comparison and ranking because it encodes quantitative values as length on the same baseline, making it extremely easy to compare values.

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The State of Community Management 2014


You know, it, it’s that time again! From the Community Roundtable comes the awesomest comprehensive report on communities.

Full Case Study Report from GiveToTheMax Day


It includes a contextual comparison to other similar one-day fundraising events in other states; comparison to nonprofits’ own online fundraising campaigns; and surveyed feedback from participating nonprofits, including challenges and ideas for improvement.

5 Web Reports Every Nonprofit Should Know


Although a great report in itself, I suggest opening the date range filter to include “past comparison,&# for year to year comparison (if you have previous year’s data). Use this comparison to survey peaks and valleys of traffic.

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Online Benchmark Reveals Key Insights for Nonprofits in 2017

Connection Cafe

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.

How Do I Say It With Charts?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For step 1, she suggested using Juice Analytics chart chooser tool. I wanted to learn more about what particular chart format is better suited to visualize a particular comparison or insight from social media data. Time Series Comparisons. Source: Juice Lab Chart Chooser.

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Is 2013 the Year of Video for Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The results will provide a comparison as to where to you stand among your peers and the nonprofit sector as a whole. •

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

Connection Cafe

For comparison, during that same time we gained half as many new Twitter followers. At the Lupus Foundation of America , we’ve been active on Instagram since 2013, though until recently, it was not a central part of our organization’s social media strategy.

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Consumers Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems

Robert Weiner

The guide presents detailed comparisons of 33 donor databases that cost less than $4,250 in the first year. It includes a high-level overview of common features, comparisons and summaries of the systems they reviewed, recommendations for which systems might be suited to a variety of nonprofit scenarios, and a directory of consultants who can help you select a database. Our friends at Idealware and NTEN have released their Consumers Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems.

Pinterest: Is It Really Worth Your Time?


For comparison sake, people typically spend about 12 minutes on Facebook, 3 minutes on Twitter and 16 minutes on YouTube. Up until January 2012, Pinterest had been slowly gaining momentum and growing a user base over 22 months. Then suddenly, boom, Pinterest became the social media world’s new darling. According to ComScore’s data, Pinterest hit 1 1.7 million unique monthly U.S.

The 7 Steps to Choosing Nonprofit Accounting Software

Connection Cafe

Review third-party product comparisons. Software Advice works with hundreds of nonprofit professionals searching for new accounting software every year. This gives us insights into the challenges they face when researching products. The bottom line—it’s overwhelming.

11 Outstanding Nonprofit Reports You Should Read


The guide includes a comparison of 29 different systems and offers detailed reviews of 10 of the most popular. There are a ton of smart people writing about nonprofit technology and communications to help nonprofit communicators keep up on the latest online trends and developments.

Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First impressions are very important online and non-branded YouTube channesl pale in comparison to those nonprofits that utilize YouTube’s Nonprofit Program features, such as: UNICEF USA ::

The Free 2016 Guide to Grants Management Is Now Available

Tech Soup Blog

The new edition of the Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems is a 300-plus page downloadable report that provides detailed comparisons of 29 grants management systems. One of the best free things in foundation technology came out in late May this year.

One Tweet from a CEO is worth 100 Tweets from Staff


Chris made the comparison between a free, 30-second, well-timed and worded tweet and the amount of money spent to fly people to Washington (plus fancy dinners and whatnot) – a practice he said is FAR LESS EFFECTIVE to catch his attention.

Foundation Revenue Grows 4.7 Percent

Connection Cafe

In comparison, overall charitable giving to 5,170 nonprofits representing over $17 billion in annual giving grew 1.4 Overall giving to 96 foundations representing over $414.6 million in annual revenue grew 4.7

A Simple Way to Add to Your Donations with AmazonSmile

NonProfit Hub

billion American spent online on Cyber Monday (which pales in comparison to the more than $14 billion that was spent on Nov. Chances are if the day has a special moniker, Americans like to spend money on it. Black Friday. Shop Local Saturday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday.

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A Fundraiser’s Secret Weapon: Data Analytics

Connection Cafe

Benchmarking has provided an apples-to-apples comparison of data and helped clearly identify areas of growth and opportunity as well as highlight how past decisions had affected the current program.

Five Tips for Nonprofits Data Visualization

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Give people points of comparison to understand how the data relates to larger trends, other geographies, etc.

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Feb. Unemployment Rate for People with Disabilities

Vertex Systems

By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.5. The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← A GPS for Your Nonprofit? 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits → Feb.

How Do World Leaders Use Twitter? New Findings from Annual Twiplomacy Study

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In comparison, @BarackObama ’s tweets are only retweeted an average 1,400 times each, despite his massive following. Twiplomacy aims to identify the extent to which world leaders use Twitter and how they connect on the social network.

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The scan shows a comparison of the brain after sitting vs walking for 20 minutes. There is more red in the walking scan which shows more connections in the brain and more ability to concentrate and that is good for learning. Photo: Americans for the Arts.

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Emotions vs. Numbers| Developing the Right Strategy for Your Next Fundraising Appeal

Connection Cafe

While both are apt comparisons to soliciting donors, they actually represent entirely different ways of asking for money. There are two ways these posts about soliciting donors start: Either we begin with a metaphor about how asking a donor for time or money is like a.

The New Facebook Insights Explained in Plain Engish

John Haydon

The percent increase or decrease next to this number is a comparison with the previous 7-day period. The percent increase or decrease next to this number is a comparison with the previous 7-day period.

What's New in Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017

Tech Soup Blog

File Comparison. In July, Adobe released Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017, the latest version of its desktop software for viewing, creating, editing, printing, and managing PDF documents. Immediately after its release, TechSoup added it to its catalog for both Windows and Mac.

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Securely Manage Your Accounting Files with QuickBooks Online Plus

Tech Soup Blog

See this comparison for more information. TechSoup is proud to announce QuickBooks Online Plus , a new offering from our donation partner Intuit. QuickBooks Online is the cloud-based version of Intuit's popular accounting and financial management software.

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