2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. ” This is how Amber Case opened her 2012 South by Southwest Interactive keynote talk on Sunday, March 13th.

New Year, New Web Design Trends


Interactive Mobile Web Design Goals Non-Profit web designObservations about how web design has evolved over the last decade to be flatter, bigger and simpler, all making it easier to translate into a mobile experience.

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3 Emerging Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As technology continues to advance, new fundraising techniques and trends are emerging. What are the most exciting new nonprofit fundraising trends to appear in 2020, and how can you utilize these for your organization? These new technology-heavy trends might seem intimidating at first.

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Technology Trends in Associations


Nice webinar from Informz , Brightfind (formerly Syscom’s web services + Personify Interactive), Higher Logic and Tom Lehman. Technology Trends in Associations from Informz on Vimeo.

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The Top 5 Fundraising Trends in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2020, these steps will be a response to certain trends and conversations you’ve likely caught wind of over the last few years. Without further ado, here are the top five trends we see impacting the nonprofit fundraising space in 2020.

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4 Tech Trend Predictions for Nonprofits for 2016

Connection Cafe

This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the nonprofit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. A great trend for all of us.

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3 Mobile Trends on the Horizon for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Here are a few mobile trends that will begin to impact nonprofits : Mobile SEO. Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Search Engine Optimization #nptech email eMail marketing nonprofit SEO web analytics

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HR Reinvention: A Strategic + Interactive Conference for HR Leaders


What they may not know, however, is how exactly global trends are making the role of HR even more essential in tomorrow’s organization. Joe Gerstandt will lead us through an interactive session to close out the day! Guess where Jamie Notter and I will be on May 22?

25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

The Next Five Big Trends in Mobile App Development

Byte Technology

So what does 2016 hold in store in the realm of app development trends? But there are also more encompassing trends to be on the watch for, watershed movements that will continue to change the way we interact with all our mobile machines and, ultimately, with each other.

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By Design: The Next Big Trends in Website Development

Byte Technology

Whether you’re a business owner or just a simple daily blogger, here are some important trends gathered from some of the leading designers in the biz. The post By Design: The Next Big Trends in Website Development appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog.

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The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup:The Pyramid Is Dead, Treating Donors Like Heroes, and 2015 Trends

Connection Cafe

Gail Perry outlines the Top 10 Major Donor Fundraising Trends for 2014-2015 to help your organization achieve major fundraising success. Interactive fundraising ideas fundraising tips nonprofit marketing Online Fundraising the donor pyramid

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4 Tech Trend Predictions for Nonprofits for 2016

Connection Cafe

This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the nonprofit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. A great trend for all of us.

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5 Digital Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Technological advancements in other parts of our lives are indirectly changing the way donors want to interact with the organizations they contribute to. As we slide toward the end of 2018, there are five broader digital trends that we see affecting non-profits next year. By Ray Gary.

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The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Big Trends, “Satisficing”, and Donor Love

Connection Cafe

Lorri Halley’s post, Big Trends Impacting Events in 2014 , provides advice to ensure your next event is prepared for big impact (and big income). Interactive beth kanter charitable giving report Donor Stewardship event fundraising Farra Trompeter fundraising ideas fundraising tips John Haydon Wild Apricot After months (or years, really) of buzz and buildup, The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic games have begun. Bring on the figure skating and luging.

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Nonprofit Trends: Tax Status vs. Business Model

Connection Cafe

It’s about giving the supporter a chance to interact with your brand. I know this isn’t all that original, but I have to say it. “Nonprofit” is a tax status, not a business model. Stop for a second and think about that — a tax status. NOT a business model.

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Fundraising Trends: Mobile Giving and Crowdfunding, and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

Connection Cafe

In a major study of more than 800 Canadian donors that we at hjc recently completed with Blackbaud , Edge Research , and Sea Change Strategies , two big trends stood out: mobile fundraising and crowdfunding. But, how will these two trends help you reach each generation of Canadian donors?

9 Tech Trends Your Nonprofit’s Need To Know About


Because of this, anticipating tech trends is the only way to ensure your nonprofit is staying ahead of the latest technology. Here are 9 buzz words and tech trends that your nonprofit needs to be on the look out for in the coming months and years.

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New Year, New Trends Roundup For Ya!


It’s that time of year where everyone is talking about trends. Here is a roundup for you of those I consider to be most interesting, most accurate, or most data-driven – and read down to the bottom, where I list my five trends for the association industry.

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Corporate Philanthropy Trends Affecting Nonprofits in 2016

NonProfit Hub

Make sure your nonprofit doesn’t get left in the dust when these trends start skyrocketing. Check out the following five corporate philanthropy trends that will affect nonprofits in 2016. What’s the takeaway from this trend?

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5 Nonprofit Trends at Arts and Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Are the same trends applicable? Data can also be used to cultivate personalized interactions with future donors. What other trends are you seeing in arts and cultural technology for 2014?

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3 Responsive Design Trends I’m Digging and Which Nonprofits are Working Them Best

Connection Cafe

I love responsive design and am especially digging these 3 fancy design trends that have developed along with it…. Now that we’re all comfortable with scrolling, designers are welcoming the extra vertical space by creating large, interactive Donate widgets.

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Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics


While the three Ps are still critically important, the three Cs are influencing how companies operate internally, interact with external audiences, and differentiate their products and services.

2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

That's one of the questions we set out to answer as part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Learn much more about what separates effective and ineffective nonprofit communicators by downloading your free copy of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

2012 SXSW Interactive Roundup


Last week, I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. We've all experienced videos, blogs, photos, or topics "going viral" online before our eyes - the number of views increases, our Facebook timeline fills with reposts of the story, or a hashtag rises up the trending charts. This is how Amber Case opened her 2012 South by Southwest Interactive keynote talk on Sunday, March 13th.

The Top 9 Nonprofit Marketing Tips and Trends for the Future

Connection Cafe

While attending SXSW Interactive, I had the pleasure of sitting in on the Future of Nonprofits session and gleaned insight from a handful of experts, such as David Neff, Beth Kanter, Corey Pudhorodsky, Rob Wu, and Mark Horvath, into tech’s ever increasing impact in the nonprofit space.

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From a Millennial: Nobody Wants to Hear Your Stories. We Want to See Them.

Connection Cafe

Emerging Trends Interactive Research & Trends Social Media charity charity:water instagram photos Pinterest storytelling water Stories. We all have them. We all love them. Entire civilizations have been built off of, held together by and divided by stories.

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Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore


Mobile Learning enables you to present smaller sized, interactive online learning to your employees without restricting them to a particular time or a place. While online learning will continue to evolve and change, organizations looking for long -term success must focus on these trends.

Is Twitter "information overload and interaction underload"?


Her conclusion: "Twitter is starting to become information overload and interaction underload." You're probably familiar with Rohit Bhargava's image of the Five Stages of Twitter Acceptance. I also like Jason Hiner's "Four Stages" version on ZD.net : 1. Confusion and indignation >>>> 2. The first "Aha!" moment >>>>>> 3. Remembering to Tweet >>>>>>>> 4. Thinking in 140 characters. Then this got me thinking about it all, now I'm almost two years into it.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Built and supported by nonprofit experts, EveryAction’s tools allow nonprofits of all sizes to optimize interactions with supporters and prospects, enabling fundraisers to raise more money in less time. Direct Response innovator, Roger Craver is a Donor Trends investor.

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2012 Year-End Fundraising Email Analysis


Despite the trend that additional emails have helped increase the total number of transactions without compromising open rates, the 2012 results told a slightly different story. Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising eMail marketing end of year fundraising fundraising online giving

6 Fundraising Trends About Millennials You Need to Know


Achieve, in partnership with the Case Foundation, released valuable insight into how millennials interact with the causes that matter to them. Millennials often think of themselves as the socially conscious generation.

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Back to the Basics—Bucking the Nonprofit Trends of 2015 to Benefit Your Nonprofit Brand

NonProfit Hub

“5 Marketing Trends for 2015 That You Can’t Ignore”. “5 5 Social Media Trends That Could Impact Nonprofits In 2015”. “20 20 Marketing Stats on the Trends of 2015”. “15 But what if your NPO isn’t ready to tackle the nonprofit trends of 2015?

Testing Your Donation Form Part 4: Running a Usability Test

Connection Cafe

Interactive Online Fundraising Research & Trends Web Design design interactive non-profit nonprofit web design website user experience user research online fundraising online giving donation form end of year testing

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The purpose of the Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium is to highlight current best practices, lessons learned from the field, and trends in effective nonprofit and philanthropic board leadership, as well as board recruitment and retention. InterAction Forum 2019. It's finally here!

Who is on Social Networking Sites?

NonProfit Trends

The recent Pew Internet & American Life Project report, The Demographics of Social Media Users, had many of the trends and findings aren’t shocking but a couple were more or less dramatic than I expected.

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So for this post, I'd like to share 5 fundraising trends that we saw emerging in 2009 related to fundraising and social media and that will most definitely continue to have impact in 2010. What do you think are the key fundraising/social media trends of 2009? Photo by Borman818.

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Breakthrough Trends & Strategies for Online Peer-to-Peer Campaigns


Artez Interactive. 14ntc artez interactive Claire Kerr Mobile nptech nten Social Media Strategy Fundraising Claire Kerr. Director of Digital Philanthropy. If you’ve ever rolled your eyes at the suggestion that Facebook is a significant channel for online fundraising, you are not alone! The non-profit sector has a much more pragmatic attitude towards social fundraising now than we did when popular networks like Facebook or Twitter were new.

Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising Trends to Look Out for in 2018

ASU Lodestar Center

That is why we have gathered some of the nonprofit marketing & fundraising trends that you should look out for in 2018. You can use these trends to help your organization grow and hit your goals this year. Website encryption has become one of the prime trends for 2018.

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Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011


How important is it for them to understand and keep up with the new trends in technology? To answer these questions and more, we at Smart Online™ used this last quarter of 2010 to try and unravel the ‘Technology Trends for Nonprofits’ in 2011.

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Nonprofit Tech Trends from Tech Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Tech Impact is watching some interesting trends emerge in nonprofit technology in 2013. By using data sets published by the government, they developed an interactive tool that allows child advocates and policymakers to assess health, security, and education opportunities for the most vulnerable in the District of Columbia. One of the trends we are seeing is that nonprofits can no longer accept a single-point-of-failure model for their critical operations.

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#GivingTuesday and Year End: Where from here?

Connection Cafe

Fundraising Interactive Online Fundraising Research & Trends #GivingTuesday AFP fundraising fundraising ideas fundraising tips good nonprofits online giving #GivingTuesday 2013 was a huge success! Online giving that day, according to Blackbaud , was up 90% over the previous year.

Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

With web traffic clearly trending towards mobile, the visibility of nonprofit mobile donation pages is set to increase year over year. On a small mobile screen, the more content being displayed, the smaller and harder to interact with it becomes.