2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report


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. Internet donorCentrics Multichannel Online Fundraising

How the Internet Works (Infographic)


A fun reminder. Because cats in hats. Cool Infographic Friday

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9 Internet Marketing Statistics from the Business World


We’re all focused on the non-profit space, but some times it’s good to take a look at how the internet is being used on a broader scale. So here’s a few recent stats for you to chew on … 78% of Internet users conduct product research online.

The Internet Gets Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Internet Gets Charitable – guest post by Darin McKeever. I am certainly not the first to observe that the internet has the potential to reshape the way people find and support causes and charities. The Internet is getting physical and charitable.

5 Ways the Internet of Things Could Transform Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By the year 2020, over 26 billion things — cars, appliances, roads — will be connected to the internet. Known as the Internet of Things , our digital and philanthropic lives are about to transform.

Being Human: Google’s New API Solves an Internet Annoyance

Byte Technology

But at the very least the feature shows significant promise in alleviating a long-standing annoyance for Internet users, and all without sacrificing security for easy accessibility.

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Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits

NonProfit Trends

Who doesn’t love a good Internet meme? Those clever little images and captions … Research & Trends

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12 More Internet Memes for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

The original “Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits” received such a positive response, that a few more have been created. Don’t recognize one of them? Then check out knowyourmeme.com. Look for more nonprofit memes in the future. Research & Trends

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Why Internet Anonymity Is a Necessary Evil

Tech Soup Blog

The concept of Internet anonymity has received considerable debate in recent years. Internet anonymity means any interaction a user has on the Internet is shielded, so that his or her identity is not shared with another user or any third party on the Internet.

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December 3rd: It’s Time To ‘Break The Internet’ With Social Good.

Connection Cafe

We need more days where the conversation is less about how Kim Kardashian wants to break the internet, or whether Renée Zellweger got plastic surgery, and more days where we’re talking about causes. If we’re going to break the internet, let’s break it with a flood of social good. The Tuesday following Thanksgiving: for the majority, it’s just another Tuesday. We’re finally waking up from our Thanksgiving food comas.

How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education


This is an oldie but a goodie – from June 2011. By the Education Database Online. I would love to see how these numbers have grown in the last almost-year. Click on the infographic to enlarge. Via: OnlineEducation.net. Social Learning

Working Toward Internet Access for Everyone

Tech Soup Blog

adults still don't have broadband Internet access at home. The June 2015 FCC proposal calls for an expansion of Lifeline to provide low-income households with a choice of subsidized phone service or broadband Internet access. Nearly a third of U.S.

SMS Will Help Power the Internet of Things, Say Industry Experts

Mobile Commons

If you listen to just about any futurist or tech guru, the Internet of Things is the next big revolution that’s going to sweep our lives. The post SMS Will Help Power the Internet of Things, Say Industry Experts appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] What Happens in One Second on the Internet


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The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education


————————– We all depend on the Internet to make our lives easier in many different ways—whether it’s contacting a friend or finding the nearest sushi restaurant. The Internet as a Leveler for Education.

The Internet Domain.NGO Should Serve Best Interests of Nonprofits Worldwide: Sign An Online Letter of Support

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There’s no question that the Internet has evolved significantly over the past 26 years. But as we all know, nothing ever stays the same, and the Internet is not an exception to the rule. What do you think of an expanded Internet?

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Crowdfunding: Can Partnering With An Internet Celebrity Make Your Campaign An Overnight Success?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The combination of a well-designed strategy, careful execution, and Internet celebrity contributed to the success. ” Is there any advice that Rossetti would recommend for nonprofits partnering with a celebrity or Internet Famous person?

11 Must-Know Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Internet Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Benchmarks by continent are detailed in the report , but the global findings also serve as realistic, achievable online technology benchmarks for NGOs worldwide that currently utilize the Internet on a regular basis.

The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Mary Meeker of the of the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, does a yearly report on current state of the Internet and IT at about half way through the year. Here's what I found: Internet growth: 2.6

Internet Soup

Connection Cafe

Years ago, my dear friend Jack Shepherd (not to be confused with that other guy ) came up with the idea for a clever little recurring blog series titled "Internet Soup". So, here are some things from around the internet that I found interesting, and I think you might too! Earlier this month, Google announced that it will stop supporting older browsers like Internet Explorer 6 and 7 come August 1. Author: Noah Cooper.

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The Race to Expand Internet Access. in Space

Tech Soup Blog

Some large tech companies are well along in a race to provide low-cost broadband Internet access to the world's people … from space. space exploration company, filed a request to the FCC earlier this year for permission to test satellites for Internet broadcasting.

Knowledge Goes Further in the Internet Age [Infographic]


Useful Data

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NGO Bringing Internet Service To Developing World


In places like rural Africa, reliable internet service is hard to come by.

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Leveraging Mobile Internet Access: Nonprofit Stories of Leading by Leaving The Desk


Affordable mobile internet access can help you get more work done in the field instead of at your desk! Cloud Infrastructure Michelle Warner Mobile Mobile Citizen mobile internet access nptech nten Strategy tools Communications IT Staff Michelle Warner. Director. Mobile Citizen. Nonprofits are getting more done because their staff aren't tied to their desks to do their work.


Crowdsource This… and That: Getting Creative with Crowdsourcing Strategy (Internet Advocacy Roundtable, April 2013)


April''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable featured speakers who’ve used crowdsourcing in some very creative ways to great effect. RSVP for the next Internet Advocacy Roundtable : "Solving Your Biggest Social Media Headache: Integrating Social, Email & Your Website for Advocacy".

Healthy Fear, Healthy Habit: Teaching Privacy to New Internet Users

Tech Soup Blog

But with proper education, Internet users can fight back against these digital creeps. Organizations that work with seniors, non-native English speakers, youth, and other new Internet users are in a natural position to do this important digital inclusion work. Digital peeping toms.

Robert on the (Internet) radio

Robert Weiner

This Friday, October 16 at 1 pm Eastern time, Nonprofit Radio will be broadcasting a discussion with me, Tracy Kronzak of Bright Step Partners; Marc Baizman of the Salesforce Foundation; and Dahna Goldstein of Altum.

Slacktivism: Why Snopes got it Wrong About Internet Petitions


And so it goes with an unfortunate entry on Snopes.com (a site usually quite good about debunking urban legends), that characterizes "internet petitions" as "slacktivism", a pejorative suggesting that activism is worthless if it doesn't require considerable effort.

2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 31st, 2011 Target Analytics, a Blackbaud company, has released the third edition of it’s groundbreaking research into multichannel giving trends among nonprofit organizations.

Trends: Internet Demographics and Embracing Failure


That’s changed over the years, particularly with the internet boom. The Millennials, Gen Xers, and the Matures. Millennials (ages 18-33) are an important demographic to the nonprofit sector. The are tech savvy. They love their gadgets and are constantly on the web via laptops and mobile devices.

The Social Side of the Internet | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

The Social Side of the Internet | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project: "The internet is now deeply embedded in group and organizational life in America. A new national survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that 75% of all American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization and internet users are more likely than

Does the Internet Inspire Youth Activism or Slacktivism?


The Internet can serve as a gateway to online and offline civic and political engagement, including volunteerism, community problem-solving, and protest activity.&#. Will the Millennials be a generation of social activists or slacktivists? That’s a big question on nonprofits’ minds, which are trying to engage with them early in hopes of developing long-term relationships with these future donors. Unfortunately, Millennials have been portrayed as the “me generation&#.

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

I was a young Gen Xer, empowered with a brand new Bondi Blue iMac® G3 desktop computer, that was emboldened by the belief that my generation was going to pioneer how nonprofits used the Internet. In truth, we did change the world, and we did pioneer how nonprofits use the Internet.

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2011 Online Giving Trends


Internet #nptech event fundraising internet Non-ProfitBlackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving report today.

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Innovations in Online Advertising [Internet Advocacy Roundtable, June 2013]


This month''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable features a discussion on the cutting edge of online advertising from three companies that are breaking new ground on targeted advertising for advocacy and politics.

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


Internet #nptech BBNC content internet marketing Online Fundraising websitesNonprofits 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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All about the Internet – Mary Meeker’s Annual Deck is Out


KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Related Posts All You Need To Know About User Experience Adapt Your Website to a Mobile World How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Community Management Fundamentals Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC Best Linkedin Company Pages. Potluck

BREAKING: Internet Media Labs Buys Tweetchat – Will Live On as SmartStream


Well, Internet Media Labs to the rescue!! TweetChat.com has a new owner: Internet Media Labs. Brooks also is joining Internet Media Labs’ advisory board. Remember this ?

8 Ways You’re Probably Not Thanking Your Donors


Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design email eMail marketing end of year giving fundraising internet online giving stewardshipNonprofits that effectively thank and regularly communicate with donors will have an easier time retaining them. Here's 8 ways to thank donors online.

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Mobile Commons Powers Over 100,000 Calls to Congress on Internet Slowdown Day

Mobile Commons

Wednesday, September 10 th , 2014 was a big day for the Internet, as hundreds of thousand of supporters took action and voiced their opposition to the FCC’s proposal to end net neutrality. Visitors were asked to call their Senator to keep the Internet free and open for everyone.