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5 Critical Characteristics of Data Driven Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Over a year ago, I set out on a journey to understand why nonprofits are not making more out of the hidden treasure in their data.

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Solving the Nonprofit Data Paradox

Connection Cafe

In the Age of Big Data, countless companies are turning their wealth of data into an extremely valuable asset. The data piles up and up.

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Solved! The Nonprofit Data Mystery

Connection Cafe

The data nonprofits have is often overlooked and undervalued by them. Everything begins with data quality. Descriptive analytics.

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Data in the Wind | 4 Options for Fine-Tuning Old Data

Connection Cafe

You probably have data that’s in the same shape as my old guitar. I attended several sessions at bbcon 2015 about data-driven decision making.

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Growing your Members and Donors with the Power of Data

Connection Cafe

I had the privilege of hearing from Rosie Siemer and Dana Hines on Membership & Engagement: The Power of Data at bbcon 2016. Even better.

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Big Data and Big Benefits for YOU!

Connection Cafe

“Big data” has been a “big topic” for quite some time now. What does big data mean?

Data drives better digital marketing for nonprofits

3rd Sector Labs

Using data to drive your digital marketing campaigns is essential. Use small data (i.e. Data and story-telling. and again.

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Nonprofits and Data: Looking for Inspiration

Connection Cafe

Is it just me, or is everything coming up data in 2013? Hoping to strengthen organizations, NTEN launched Communities of Impact this year.

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Using Data to Predict Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

The more an end user can do (modifying filters, working in the report data), the better. Staff will respond to what you are counting.

Analytics: It’s About More Than Just the Data

Connection Cafe

Analytics can help to determine trends, prescribe actions and responses, and provide a solid foundation for data-driven decision making.

Guarantee Success for Your Year-End Campaign with Donor Data as Your Guide

Connection Cafe

But the reality is that we sometimes have so much data to analyze and interpret that it can be hard to know where to start. With 17.4%

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Does your charity have too much data?

3rd Sector Labs

How do you know when your organization is storing and using too much data? Few customers ask us “When is there too much data?”

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Drowning in Marketing Data? 3 Steps to Take Control

Connection Cafe

In fact, we have so much data to analyze and interpret that it can be hard to know where to start. First: Devise a data strategy.

More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

More fundraising software = more data headaches. Second, nonprofits are not littered with technology experts and data scientists.

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Infographic: Big Data, Big Profits

TechImpact

Marketers everywhere have access to more information, quantifiable data, and often times, funds than ever before. Is data alone enough?

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Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. Why do some organizations struggle to manage their data? Spark.

4 Strategies To Utilize Your “Big Data”

TechImpact

If you’ve read an article about big data in the last year or two, and thought “That’s too big to effect my nonprofit…” you’re probably wrong.

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Five Tips for Nonprofits Data Visualization

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One area that he works on is data visualization for nonprofits. Five Tips for Nonprofit Data Storytelling by Matthew Scharpnick.

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Is Your Organization Prepared to Dodge Donor Data Disasters?

Connection Cafe

Divide Your Data – First, pull the episodic donors by the coding parameter used during the event. Codify Your Coding. Holding a telethon?

What’s in your data management plan?

3rd Sector Labs

If your data isn’t getting better, it’s getting worse. – TSL data expert. The need for the Data Management Plan.

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Do You Know What Your Data is Telling You?

Connection Cafe

“Big data” can help nonprofits predict future behavior precisely and provide an important competitive edge. And it creates ripple effects.

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Easy Ways to Keep Your Data Clean and Donors Happy

Connection Cafe

Staying on top of data hygiene and duplicates can solve a great deal of issues. Other easy ways to keep your data clean is standardizing names and searching for names that have been entered incorrectly (Jonh, rather than John). Nonprofit Management Analytics Arts & Cultural data data health duplicates membership organization

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5 Things You Need to Know about Nonprofits + Big Data

EveryAction

You can check out our chat below, or read on for the top five insights the data revealed about nonprofits and "big data.". sometimes.

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To raise money with social media, start with social data

Connection Cafe

However, that being said, data acquired through social media holds the key to dramatically improved fundraising.

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Data quality vs. data quantity: let’s end the debate!

3rd Sector Labs

When it comes to nonprofit data, especially donor data, there’s a running debate. Which is more important, data quality or quantity? Put quality first, especially donor data quality. We have discussed the problem of data hoarding in the past. Donor data quality must come first. Need a data cleaning?

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Summer Cleaning: A Data Hygiene Checklist Any Nonprofit Can Reference!

Connection Cafe

So July and August can be a great time to clean-up your fundraising system to make sure your data is as accurate and robust as possible, in particular when you start thinking of embarking on a data analytics and/or prospect screening project in the coming months, let’s say maybe later in the 3 rd and 4 th quarters.

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Say “Yes!” to P2P Registration Data

Connection Cafe

In the study , Winders advises us to be more aware of our own data. After all, benchmarks are great, but your own data is even better!

Clouds, Data, And Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

Their ability to centralize and organize information, files, and data imperative to your nonprofit is to the success of your mission.

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Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions

3rd Sector Labs

If you’ve migrated donor data from one CRM to another, no doubt you have dealt with a lot of difficult decisions. The list. What now?

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Tapping Giving USA Data for Year-Round Success

Connection Cafe

Using the Giving USA data as a part of your story, while showing how you compare, will give reporters something they always seek – a story with data.

Why Data Informed VS Data Driven?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the questions I was asked, ”Why Data Informed? Why Not Data-Driven?” Being data-driven sounds great—in theory.

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New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

List: View and sort foundation, recipients and grants data in table form. Click to See Visualization. Select details for more grant detail.

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3 Ways to Step-Up Your Data Game

Frogloop

Data can help purpose-driven organizations make better decisions and achieve greater impact. nptech Nonprofit data

The Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue: Data

3rd Sector Labs

It’s true – Mashable reported this amazing data milestone in September. It’s all about the data. Discussion and debate.

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Actionable Data is Better than Big Data (And Learning Trumps Both)

SocialFish

At last year’s ASAE Technology Conference there was a lot of discussion of “big data.” Humanize Useful Data

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3 Data Year End Data Questions Your Nonprofit Should Be Asking

TechImpact

Data, data, data. Cloud might be a close second, but data has to reign supreme. All jokes aside, the data your nonprofit collects on a daily daily basis has the potential to alter the course of your organization. However, your data is […].

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Does Rigorous Data Analysis Thwart Effective Storytelling by Non-Profits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The event also included plenary speakers, including a provocative talk about storytelling with data from Alexandra Samuel. nptech?

Donor Data And Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

There are more tools available to nonprofits today that can be used for measuring their donor data than ever before. Whether it be a CRM , GoogleAnalytics , or a social media analytic tool like SproutSocial , measuring and understanding data is an essential part of contemporary business. But, they don’t call it “Big Data” for nothing.

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Can Stories Be Data?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Your numerical data can tell stories , but can stories be data that leads to continuous improvement? Do numbers only matter?

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IMPORTANT: 2013 Nonprofit Engagement Data Management Study

SocialFish

And very few organizations are applying that data to make decisions about their programs or measure their strategic outcomes. Useful Data