Using Event Metrics to Create an Action Plan

Connection Cafe

Event metrics can be great guides as we plan. In earlier posts, npENGAGE has discussed how to focus on our event fundraising analytics and how to use these metrics for success. Metric: Participants who have raised $0; or Participants who have raised less than $25.

3 Social Media Metrics Every Non-profit Should Track


Are you measuring the right social media metrics or do you have your head in the sand? So what type of metrics are non-profits tracking to determine if they are achieving their objectives? One metric I track on our Blog is RSS or eMail subscribers. Only 28% measure this metric!!

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How to Get Started Using Event Metrics for Fundraising Success

Connection Cafe

Focus on Event Fundraising Analytics , we looked at how peer-to-peer event metrics let us know if our event planning and execution efforts are paying off in fundraising results. Obvious event metrics to follow are the basics, like these: Total amount raised. Metric.

Better Understanding Nonprofits And Their Facebook Metrics


Sure, Facebook offers a robust set of built in analytic tools that visualize a bevy of stats, but with all these stats available to you, it can be difficult to identify what’s important and what isn’t. Image courtesy of Black Celebrity Giving.

5 Must-Know Recurring Giving Stats for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While there’s a ton of insightful data I could share, there are 5 must-know recurring giving stats I want you to know. This is a really scary stat to me.

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Stats ahoy!


Ok so I am on a roll with the stats thing. Tags: demographics metrics social media cool tools Lindy pointed me to this awesome tool - Quantcast tracks demographic information on the web. So here's Facebook. 52 million US people. It skews slightly younger, female, educated (college), with children. Click on the "demographics" tab for the summary). Here's LinkedIn. million US people.

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10 Content Marketing Stats That’ll Make Your Jaw Drop


Here are 5 stats that prove content marketing works, and 5 stats that prove traditional marketing techniques are a thing of the past. According to Demand Metric , 78% of CMOs believe content marketing is the future of marketing. Image courtesy of lmsShortSales.

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Counting on Success? Focus on Event Fundraising Analytics

Connection Cafe

Efforts that improve these metrics often lead to growth in revenue and vitality of an event or event series. How Do I Use Metrics with My Event? Metrics are by no means a substitute for creating a great experience for peer-to-peer event participants.

Twitter Stats You Need To Know and Tips to Get More Clicks


Marketing Research Metrics Social Networking Trends Web 2.0A lot of organizations focus more of their engagement efforts on Facebook than Twitter. I think this is because organizations feel limited by the 145 character tweet length. Plus it can be a noisy space.

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What do web stats mean, anyway?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology What do web stats mean, anyway? Allan’s argument is that because NTEN is in a leadership position in the field, it should lead in showing transparency by publishing its web stats. And, he thinks that NTEN should be responsive to him, as a member, in asking to publish web stats. You can’t control web site stats.

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How Are Your Participants Fundraising Online?

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While it is advised to review event metrics after an event, it may be beneficial to review some fundraiser participation while the fundraising is actually happening.

The New War on Social Media Vanity Metrics


But are these stats meaningful? Do these stats show your boss about how your organization is meeting its mission and making an actual impact? That’s why you need to change the way you measure social media and declare a war on vanity metrics.

How are you using metrics, benchmarks, and experiments to improve your Facebook presence?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To refine a content strategy, I used the Fan Page insights metrics tool, particularly the stats on interactions and Fan Page growth. Here are some metrics that I use to harvest insights on those questions. Tags: facebook metrics Click to see larger image.

Better Blog Museum Metrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just discovered that one of my blog colleagues in Australia, Seb Chan, is writing about a topic of mutual interest - social media metrics (my blog ramblings here and my wiki/presentations here ). For your metrics/measurement for the new blog, what will that look like? Seb Chan.

Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook Rolls Out New Metric: People Talking About. Last night Facebook announced some changes to Insights , the analytics program that we use for tracking Facebook pages, that includes a new metric, “People Talking About.”

Put a Fitbit on Your Event Fundraiser

Connection Cafe

So I broke down and purchased a FitBit and as a metrics geek, I have to say I love it! So why not think of your event metrics as your own personal P2P FitBit? So what metrics should you check out to monitor the health of your peer-to-peer fundraising event?

Connecting Metrics to Action.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If anything, that's the most important thing about social media metrics or for any metrics. Metrics in context connected to action - whether to improve a program already underway or evaluate impact. It was interesting to see how people were much more interested in how the metrics were computed on various software programs versus connecting the metric action. I'm more interested right now in applying the metrics to program improvement.

Using Metrics To Harvest Insights About Your Social Media Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You need to pick the right hard data points (fancy way of saying metrics) that will help you harvest insights to improve your social media strategy. For blogging, you have to use a couple of different tools to get the different metrics you need. Photo by Dwinton.

10 Social Media Metrics for Nonprofit Organizations (and How To Track Them)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For those 79% of nonprofits out there, I have listed 10 social media metrics below that can be easily tracked and plotted on a Social Media Return on Investment (ROI) Spreadsheet ( Download ). “ Hits &# are not the metric to monitor. If your nonprofit is already blogging, plot your stats. “A survey of 200 charity and foundation professionals revealed that nonprofits are finding it difficult to determine how valuable social media tools are for their organizations.

It’s time for a peer-to-peer fundraising revolution. Who’s with me?

Connection Cafe

The first metric that we need to rethink is measuring success based on the percentage of participants we’re converting into fundraisers. So, guess what… despite all our best efforts we’re not moving this massive metric boulder.

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eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Latest Metrics for Advocacy, Fundraising and Social Media


Nonprofits need to pay special attention to this stat. These stats are not surprising and show how many more people on nonprofit’s list are willing to take some sort of action on behalf of your organization, but they require a much deeper level of nurturing and engagement to turn them into donors. Do you know the average click-through and open rates on action alerts and fundraising appeals across the nonprofit sector?

5 Analytic Tools to Track Your Organization's Metrics


Looking for a report that combines your Google Analytics stats in a visual format?

Podcamp Session on Social Media Metrics: Thank You Jeremiah

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm doing a session at Boston podcamp called the Social Media Metrics/ROI Game. So when I heard that one of the leading subject matter experts on social media metrics - Jeremiah Owyang - was the guest of honor at a local social media networking event , I decided to go. Metrics.

Tools for gathering data for blog and web page metrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, there was a useful exchange on the NTEN Affinity group for Nonprofit Bloggers around the question "What metrics do you use to measure success for your blog?" the listserv question was focused on blog metrics and primarily as traffic and driving traffic!

How to measure Facebook Page fan growth and fan engagement with Insights (video)

John Haydon

Facebook Insights lets you view metrics on fan growth, fan demographics, and how those fans engage with your Page. This video will show you how to use all the reports in Insights: Facebook Tips insights social media roi stats.

Blog Metrics Analysis for Global s

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ethan Zuckerman has been analyzing Global s stats since the site's redesign last month. The tool used to count total links is Blogpulse (He also shares his worksheet ) In the analysis, he mentions that the average blogger links to Global s 1.86 times. (I I earned the distinction of linking the most times to Global s this past month - 7 times, although later I found out that I was tied with Ethan.). In another post, Ethan writes about the Blogpulse tools he used to do the analysis here.

World Comment Day: What did I comment about? Twitter Conversation Metrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And a post from Commetrics about Developing Metrics for Conversation for Twitter. Chris Brogan reminded us that he declared today as World Comment Day.

Peer to Peer Fundraising is Changing—Are You Keeping Up?

Connection Cafe

The study takes a deep dive into the metrics, statistics, and trends of four different peer-to-peer fundraising event types: cycling, endurance, 5Ks and walks. Use the metrics we share as a starting point to set goals and shape your fundraising strategy.

Live Blogging: 09NTC Mapping Your Social Media Strategy

Amy Sample Ward

I’m here at NTEN’s 09NTC and am going to live blog Beth Kanter’s session on mapping your social media strategy to metrics. The right metrics. Themes that people want to learn: new metrics structures can bubble up. funders of a 20th century mindset - what metrics speak to them. pick the right metrics. Engagement metrics: create. over time have gotten other metrics and impact from working on this goal. metrics bubble up.

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Build Beautiful Charts & Graphs with Data Visualization on EveryAction


With Data Visualization in EveryAction , users can build beautiful, customizable charts and graphs of their data within the software where it resides: Users are automatically equipped with several default 'Analytics Dashboards', which display pre-built charts and graphs for Advocacy delivery stats, Online Activity numbers, Organizing metrics, Contribution summaries, and Email Performance stats.

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Frank Barry, Guest Post: 4 Facebook Tips for Nonprofit Success – See What Others are Doing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Stats, stats, stats …. Facebook Pages give you stats!! You may be thinking “why do stats matter?”. See a sample of what the stats look like here. The goal of the metric is to provide an updated snapshot into how fans are engaging with your Page’s content.

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Five Social Media Myths You Need to Know


As you read that stat, you’re probably saying to yourself "wow, that’s impressive. And while it maybe true that your organization needs a better Facebook strategy, it’s also important that you dig a little deeper into social media stats. Metrics Mobile Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0A new study by ComScore says that US Internet users spend 1 out of every 6 minutes online engaging with social networks.

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7 Tips for Measuring the Success of Your Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You need to pick the right hard data points, or metrics, that will help you harvest insights and improve your blog. Next, you need to know the right metrics to use, and employ the proper tools to collect the data. Hard data points: You can get these metrics from Google Analytics.

Making sense of Facebook Page’s Daily Active Users

John Haydon

Halfway down the Users report, you’ll find the Daily Active Users Breakdown chart: This chart provides daily numbers on five different stats. Facebook insights metricsThis post is the third in a series on using Facebook Insights.

Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have


From your board members requesting the latest donor stats to your digital director asking for email conversion rates, tracking your data can be hard. Users are automatically equipped with default “Analytics Dashboards” that include pre-built (and beautiful) charts and graphs on deliverability stats, online activity numbers, organizing metrics, email performance and more! All you have to do is click drag, and drop the metrics you’re measuring.

Three Cheap Tools to Measure Blogs and Social Media


That said - they are still useful as part of your metrics and tracking. You should be reviewing these stats at least once a month. Metrics Social Networking Technology TrendsOne of the big questions I often get asked by nonprofit campaigners is “how do I know if our blog and social media are succeeding and resonating with people?&# Great question. The very first thing that nonprofits should do is setup a tracking system to measure their blogs and social media.

A standard by any other name | Beaconfire Wire

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Sixteen years later, the President signed Executive Order 12770 , directing the federal government to make primary use of the metric system. For now, the best practice may be to check your site stats and see what your visitors look like.

How to Set Up Wordpress for Your Non-Profit

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Metrics. I’m an ardent believer in metrics-driven management and Web management is all about the metrics. Frankly, I wouldn’t want to hire someone who didn’t use Web metrics to drive decisions about what content to promote or what tags to use. To that end, I recommend using Google Analytics , Quantcast , Getclicky and a server log-based tool like AW Stats or Webalizer for your metrics package.

The Chicken and Egg Problem of Nonprofit Social Media Measurement


Web analytics is basically an even playing field because Google analytics is free, as are other web stats tools. Where do you go to easily, quickly pull a report of key metrics across all those channels?

The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

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We’ve put together a list of the most up-to-date stats on how nonprofits are using social media to make a difference. VIEW MORE SOCIAL MEDIA STATS. VIEW MORE SOCIAL MEDIA STATS. VIEW MORE SOCIAL MEDIA STATS. VIEW MORE SOCIAL MEDIA STATS.

Frank Barry, Guest Post: 4 Keys to Building a Successful Nonprofit Web Site

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Plan on spending some time on this and blow your boss away next time you bring her your web stats and action plan! Tags: googleanalytics guest blogging metrics npfundraising nptech RSS social media socialbookmarking socialnetworking

5 Key Differentiators to Look for in Your Nonprofit CRM

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the 2018 Charitable Giving Stats from NP Source , 77% believe everyone can make a difference by supporting causes. Does the platform provide powerful tools for data analysis, insight and built-in reporting for nonprofit metrics? By StratusLIVE (Sponsored Post).

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Raise More By Avoiding “One Size Fits All” Email Appeals


Analyze the stats of previous emails. MailerMailer’s 2010 Email Marketing Metrics Report, MarketingSherpa “Email Marketing Benchmark Guide” 2008. Ever buy something that’s “one size fits all?” Maybe a hat or pair of gloves? It usually doesn’t work out so well.

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