DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

DIY Community Engagement Metrics. Metrics Tracking. >> Internal reporting: Weekly metrics for various platforms •Add metrics as you go. Monthly reporting of trends and insights.

5 Metrics Fundraisers Need to Know to Retain Their Donors

Connection Cafe

That’s why we put together a list of the five essential metrics you need to know, as a fundraiser, to achieve higher retention rates. The 5 retention metrics fundraisers should know are: Donor Attrition Rate.

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Kiss Vanity Metrics Goodbye

Frogloop

During our discussion, Jessica and I talked about nonprofit and political campaigns obsession with vanity metrics. The other problem with relying on vanity metrics is that it dilutes social media’s real purpose – to be social. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

8 Trends That Are Reshaping Nonprofit Accounting

Connection Cafe

We sat down with some of the top nonprofit accountants to talk about emerging trends that you can use at your organization to help you stay ahead. Non-financial metrics that support quantitative data are becoming a common part of financial reporting.

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Higher Ed Trends and Learnings from the Experts at bbcon 2019

Connection Cafe

Industry Research & Trends . I also had the pleasure of interviewing James Wiley in t he # bbcon Lounge to discuss the latest tech trends in higher education and how digital transformation is changing the way universities operate. Trends in Talent Management .

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The Secret Metric Killing Nonprofit Fundraising (And What To Do About It)

Everyaction

Neither of these commonly cited metrics matter, however, if an email doesn't ever reach a supporter's inbox to begin with. Email deliverability is a metric for the rate of success you have at getting your messages into people’s inboxes.

Nonprofit Communication Trends to Expect in 2015

Frogloop

According to the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , by NonprofitMarketingGuide.com, nonprofits are becoming more confident and more intentional about reaching out to target audiences, raising money, and retaining donors through engagement.

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Think Email’s Dead? Metrics from the Online Benchmark Report Disagree

Connection Cafe

But the question those metrics beg is how the increase in volume is impacting email performance. With a 60% increase in email volume sent I would have expected that trend to continue. While a variety of factors are likely contributing to this trend, I’d suggest that organizations are doing a better job of segmentation and differentiated messaging such that constituents are getting emails tailored to their interested and needs.

Getting Advancement into Gear: A Conversation on Higher Education Charitable Giving Trends

Connection Cafe

I recently had the privilege of hosting a panel discussion with Sue Cunningham, President of Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and James Wiley, Principal Analyst for Technology at Eduventures, about 2017 charitable giving performance and trends for higher education.

The New War on Social Media Vanity Metrics

Frogloop

That’s why you need to change the way you measure social media and declare a war on vanity metrics. Here are more meaningful metrics to focus on that I''ve written about here on Frogloop. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

Facebook Metrics Nonprofits Need to Know

Frogloop

Social Networking Trends Web 2.0If you are a social media data junky, then you are in luck because M&R and NTEN recently analyzed Facebook statistics for the 40 organizations surveyed in their 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study.

3 Mobile Trends on the Horizon for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Here are a few mobile trends that will begin to impact nonprofits : Mobile SEO. It’s soon going to become even more important for nonprofits to track these baseline metrics. 15% of all internet traffic in May came from mobile devices (up from 10% the previous year).

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Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics

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Both the three Cs and the three Ps are influenced by corporate philanthropy, a trend that will escalate in 2019 as workplace giving becomes an even more important business driver. The post Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics appeared first on Givinga Blog.

Three Social Media Metrics Every Nonprofit Should Track

Frogloop

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.

The Best Trends and Lists of 2012

Frogloop

One of my favorite parts about starting a new year is reviewing all of the top 10 (or in some cases the top 133) lists and trends. Avi breaks the post down into important categories such as fundraising, staffing, and metrics.

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Social Media ROI: The Metrics and Strategies

Frogloop

Beth and Lauren discussed both strategy and tools, tips and metrics, leaving little ground uncovered. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Women Who Tech TelSummit.

5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Troubling Nonprofit Statistics Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 28th, 2010 I spend a lot of time looking at metrics and benchmarks from across the nonprofit sector. As often as possible I try to talk about positive trends that are happening. The Target Analytics donorCentrics Index of National Fundraising Performance for 2009 reported this trend.

Top 10 Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2016

BoardAssist

What are the trends that are going to impact your nonprofit in 2016? Top 10 Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2016. Educating their leadership and board members in this important new metric. The trends are undeniable. This trend is gathering strength.

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12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

Everyaction

The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. Having shared and discussed this year’s Benchmarks Report with many of our partners, here’s twelve key trends that have resonated strongly within the EveryAction community. Even though online revenue grew last year and the year before, every individual email metric declined.

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. The Facebook Insights tool lets you see trends Fan acquisition and subscription. Here are some metrics that I use to harvest insights on those questions.

Web Metrics: How Do You Measure Up?

Influence

So you're tracking your web analytics, and your metrics are going up in all categories. Reports like this are great for organizations to determine if their increases in different web metrics are comparable or better/worse than others'.

What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Every year, nonprofit consultants M+R release their annual Benchmarks report , which provides an overview of digital trends in the sector. Nonprofits were simply unable to maintain that momentum, and we have returned to a “normal” growth trend line.”

Association TRENDS Social Media Report and Rankings 2012

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The wide, global comparison across hundreds of associations that Association TRENDS is now offering in their new Association Social Media Report 2012: Adoption and Activity Levels, Rankings and Best Practices. It’s natural, I suppose. To want to compare yourself to others.

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Infographic: A Peak Inside Donation Trends and Why We Support Charities

Frogloop

The infographic “Where and Why People Donated their Time and Money in 2010/2011 Trends” provides some great data that is worth noting as you craft your fundraising strategies for 2012. Marketing Research Metrics Online Fundraising

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2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Highlights Online Advocacy, Fundraising, and Social Media Metrics

Frogloop

This is an important trend to note because over the past few years, the open rates were declining. Marketing Research Mobile Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Online Marketing Technology Trends

Infographic: A Peek Inside Donation Trends and Why We Support Charities

Frogloop

The infographic “Where and Why People Donated their Time and Money in 2010/2011 Trends” provides some great data that is worth noting as you craft your fundraising strategies for 2012. Marketing Research Metrics Online Fundraising

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Interview with a CRM Expert: Business Intelligence

Connection Cafe

CRM Emerging Trends Metrics & Measurement Planning Selection Analytics business intelligence fundraising strategy I’m so excited to kick off my “Interview with a CRM Expert Series” and particularly pumped that we get to start with one of my favorite topics: BI, a.k.a.

5 Facts About Online Average Gift Size

Connection Cafe

I used to believe that online average gift size was a vanity metric. It made for interesting tweets and blog post headlines about online giving trends, but it wasn’t very useful. Over time I’ve learned to love the online average gift size metric. How are you trending?

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Unpacking Engagement Metrics for the Nonprofit Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

    A few days ago, I asked " What are the best metrics to track your blog's ROI and make improvements? "     Reader engagement consists of metrics for: Conversation (commenting).

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.

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

Frogloop

E-newsletters Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Do you know the average click-through and open rates on action alerts and fundraising appeals across the nonprofit sector? Are enewsletters still worth your organization’s time? Are nonprofits experimenting with mobile more?

Is social media helping you meet your mission? It can!

Amy Sample Ward

I was presenting on the way we can identify metrics in social media that help us reach our mission and how to use those metrics strategically. I have done a few webinars and presentations about social media tracking and metrics and frequently used the phrase “actionable data.”

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.

What are the best metrics to use to measure ROI and improve your blog's content?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Figuring out the Return on Investment for your blog can't be done with a single metric. It takes your RSS feed and applies engagement metrics, analyzing the types and frequency of an audience's interaction with your content. Tags: socialmediametrics ROI metrics

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?

Organizations: Learn to Connect the Dots

Frogloop

A new study of 244 nonprofit participants by Avectra and NTEN show that nonprofit organizations are either tracking a lot of engagement metrics ranging from email open rates to activity on Facebook or don’t do it all.

Acumen Fund's Tool for Tracking Metrics and Performance

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Reporting and metrics are important sources of information for nonprofits and the foundations that support them, by making data available about who is benefiting from their work in the social sector. VentureBeat, a blog on news and trends in the venture capital sector, blogged about Acumen Fund's project on a metrics tool for social enteprises and nonprofits.

50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit statistics covering fundraising, charitable giving, online giving, social media, mobile, donor retention, email marketing, stewardship, donor research, charitable organizations, donor trends, direct mail, giving, and other key not-for-profit charitable giving metrics and benchmarks.

What Does Your Digital Strategy Look Like?

Frogloop

Marketing Research Metrics Nonprofit Trends Each organization has a unique approach to how they how they fund their digital strategy, build digital teams, and set their digital strategy goals. We want to know about it!

Great reads from around the web on January 24th

Amy Sample Ward

roundup 2012 book bookmarks casestudies csr email giving list metrics nptech nten philanthropy planning postalicious products research resources review roi strategicplanning strategy trendsI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of January 24th).

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.

5 Questions: Online Fundraising Benchmarks and Metrics

NTEN

Session: Online Fundraising Benchmarks and Metrics. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? And making strategic decisions is easier when you have trends to use for guidance. Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions.

Is Your Nonprofit Spending Enough Money On Digital?

Frogloop

Marketing Research Metrics Mobile Nonprofit Benchmark Studies Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Trends nptech Is your nonprofit investing the right amount of money, resources, and strategy into digital? Probably not.

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