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Journeying Toward Outcomes and Measuring Results

Connection Cafe

From there I dug in to learn as much as I could about outcomes measurement and results from consultants, think tanks and other leaders in the field.

3 Reasons You’re About to Love Outcomes Measurement

Connection Cafe

It means investing with purpose to achieve specific, measurable outcomes and impact. Who’s excited about simplifying outcomes measurement?

Measuring the Impact of Your Nonprofit Program

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A few months ago, I facilitated a mini-innovation lab on measuring impact for grantees of the Google Nonprofit program at the Impact Hub.

How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

How can advocacy make a measurable difference for your organization? The answer is a resounding YES. New contacts. New donors. New advocates.

Measuring Nonprofit Performance at Scale

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GuideStar Platinum: Measuring Nonprofit Performance at Scale by Jacob Harold. And feedback requires measurement. Social change is hard.

Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact

Connection Cafe

Three overarching themes emerged from our conversation as areas to focus our energy on as a field moving forward. Access to Data. Partnerships.

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What Gets Measured Gets Better

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nicole agreed to write a reflection about how she went from crawling in measurement practice to running. Because what gets measured gets better.

January 2014Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Measurement and Learning

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I put the call out for nonprofit blog posts on the topic of measuring your nonprofit’s marketing or communication strategies. Measuremen

New E-Book: Measurement 101 for Nonprofits by KD Paine @queenofmetrics

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I learned about measurement from Katie Delahaye Paine, who is the leading expert in measuring communications strategies. Measurement

It's proven: non-profits thrive when they measure volunteer impact

VolunteerMark

Check out this newly released research report that proves it''s critical for us to measure volunteer impact - it also proves that measurement of volunteer impact is vital for increasing donations & ensuring that your programs are effective

Infographic: How To Measure Social Media ROI

TechImpact

In a recent blog post by Buffer , they claim it is difficult to, or nearly impossible, measure ROI on social media marketing.

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Source Codes: The Most Useful Measurement Strategy You May Not Be Using

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Source Codes: The Most Useful Measurement Strategy You May Not Be Using – Guest Post by Laura Quinn. Measurement Tipshl=en.

Can You Measure Love?

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Later today, I’ll be doing a webinar hosted by Hubspot called “ I love Measurement.” … Read More Measurement

Measurement Wisdom for Nonprofits from Bill Gates

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“In the past year I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

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” What are the metrics for measuring your content? The comments in the thread were terrific and generated a blog post: [link].

Measuring Impact: The First Step

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This is now the core work of Active Voice, designing outcome-oriented strategies and implementing story-fueled, measurable campaigns. Silence.

Social Media Is About Engagement With A Purpose and How To Measure It

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I recently heard this same idea from colleague Carie Lewis during our Measurement Workshop at SXSW. Are you measuring conversion?

Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I didn’t get asked ”What are the best tools to measure followers on Twitter?” Books Conferences

How are you doing? Measure outcomes, not activity, to find out

VolunteerMark

They want to know outcomes, so that’s what we have to measure. Watch out for these common mistakes

grist.org: Measuring Along the Ladder of Engagement

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Perhaps more critical is how they measure impact, including taking action, changing behavior, and participating in policy discussions.

How Do We Balance Measuring Outcomes with Measuring to Learn and Improve? (#SM_RE)

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I think sometimes there is a disconnect between measurement and the actual practice. Measurement Click to See Larger Version.

How to Promote and Measure Hashtag Campaigns

SocialFish

Learn how hashtags can be used to engage your social audience and how you can measure their performance in cross-channel campaigns. Get it here!

Even More Benefits to Tracking Outcomes

Connection Cafe

With the power of knowledge derived from measuring outcomes, funders are able to make better decisions about projects and organizations to fund.

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Measuring the Return on Relationships

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Measuring the Return on Relationships by Claire Diaz Ortiz (nee Williams). Measuring the ROI of a fundraising campaign is equally simple.

The Online Benchmark Report is Here| How Does Your Org Measure Against Its Peers?

Connection Cafe

The 2014 Luminate Online Benchmark Report is now available, just in time for #bbcon! billion in 18 million transactions and sent 7.6 There was an 11.7%

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

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While people are asking questions and sharing resources not related to the monthly theme (this month is measurement), quite a few are.

Announcing Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book

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Keo Savon, the young Cambodian woman supported by Measuring Networked Nonprofit book royalties. Measurement Networked Nonprofit

What’s in your social media measurement tool box and why?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social media measurement tools give you data. Measurement tools or perhaps more accurately, social analytics tools collect that data.

Easily Measure Conversion Rates by Setting Goals in Google Analytics

NonProfit Hub

The post Easily Measure Conversion Rates by Setting Goals in Google Analytics appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Event registration. Step 1.

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How does your Fundraising Event Measure Up? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

Even wonder how your fundraising event is doing compared to other events in the industry? Benchmarks & Stats Event Fundraising

How to Measure CRM ROI for Your Nonprofit

SocialFish

But how will you even know your CRM initiative is failing if you aren’t measuring its return on investment (ROI)? What is nonprofit ROI?

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Is Measuring Your Facebook Edgerank Useful?

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Edgerank is algorithm that measures content on Facebook – and since it is a mathematical equation – definitions can get geeky and complex.

Measuring Your Social Media Success

NTEN

Measuring your activities is as important as what you’re posting, or how many times a day you post. Measuring is how you decide which is which.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

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Not only did she wear a Tiara, but she shared her measurement insights in rhyme. Books Measurement

Measure what Matters

NTEN

Exploring what to measure is the first step on a journey to greater impact. Chari Smith. Founder. CRSmith Consulting.

4 Performance Measurement Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

Tech Soup Blog

Measuring Too Much. By far the most common problem we see is that most organizations try to measure too much. The moral of the story?

What to measure in social media

SocialFish

Jason Falls spells it out for ya here. Awesomeness. Prove It from Jason Falls. ————— ( photo credit ).

How To Make Measurement Fun!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the comments, I asked how can we make measurement fun ? We measure EVERYTHING, all the time. MeasurementOr maybe funerals?

How Do We Measure Nonprofit Effectiveness?

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Nell Edgington. President. Social Velocity. Data evaluation Leadership Nell Edgington nptech nten social velocity Strategy success Program

SXSW 2013: Measurement and Making Sense of Your Data

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But then looked at the conversion rate for the video it was a zero! KD Paine reminded us again that we become what we measure so choose wisely.