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.

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15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising isn’t a fad. As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounted for seven-percent of total fundraising in 2016. Online fundraising has also proven to be an extremely effective donors acquisition vehicle.

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4 Things Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Online Donors

Connection Cafe

New data from Target Analytics , a division of Blackbaud, reveals key insights into online and offline donors. The findings are based on analysis of online and offline giving data from sixteen large national nonprofits in the United States during 2016 and represents more than 6.5

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[New Report] Online Giving Increased by 7.9% in 2016

Connection Cafe

Overall charitable giving increased 1% in 2016 and online giving was up 7.9% The report also includes online giving data from 5,210 nonprofits representing $2.6 billion in online fundraising from 2016. Online giving grew 7.9% Online donations were 7.2%

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#GivingTuesday Online Donations Grow 52%

Connection Cafe

The attention around #GivingTuesday 2015 reached record levels and online giving grew 52% compared to 2014. million in online donations on #GivingTuesday 2015 and this surpassed all prior years since the movement began in 2012.

Donor Retention vs. Donor Acquisition: What Research Shows About Overall Online Engagement

Connection Cafe

When asked by organizations whether their online fundraising programs should focus on donor acquisition or donor retention, I say, “Yes.”. Total online revenue from first-time donors in the 2016 report was just about even, down 1%, at $206,619.

Why Online Donors are Worth More than Offline Donors [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

A few months ago we published the 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report and yesterday we released the 2011 Online Giving Report. In fact, the dominate giving channel for new donors 64 years old and younger is online.

2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. Online giving up 13% year-over-year *. 2011 Online Giving Report.

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The Multichannel Giving Paradox: Online Donors vs. Offline Donors

NetWits

to learn more about the turn to online fundraising, the need for a multichannel approach and how direct mail is still alive and well. Online acquired donors are significantly younger, more affluent, and more generous than their offline counterparts.

2011 Online Giving Trends

NetWits

Blackbaud released its 2011 Online Giving report today. The report combines findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data to provide the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector.

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Online Cultivation Lessons From LinkedIn

NetWits

Email Marketing Interactive cultivation fundraising Online marketing thank youAs a long-time LinkedIn member, their outreach continues to engage and delight me, while also going to the core of successful cultivation techniques: make your constituents feel special, understood and appreciated.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States.

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Online Donations Rise in 2015

Frogloop

Online FundraisingWhat goes down must come up, right?

Why Pop-Ups Should Be Part of Your Online Fundraising

Connection Cafe

It gave their online giving an extra boost, supplementing their email and direct mail campaigns. To increase online giving, nonprofits often crank up their number of fundraising emails. So while email remains a strong generator of online gifts, other channels need to be maximized.

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The Luminate Online Benchmark Report| How Is the Nonprofit Sector Performing Online?

Connection Cafe

The release of the 9 th Luminate Online Benchmark Report is an opportunity for nonprofits to take stock of how the nonprofit sector is performing online, and what recent trends tell us about donor and giving behavior. Are you asking existing online donors for the right amount of money?

Boost Online Fundraising with Mid-Year Revenue Spikes

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Giving Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Want to learn more about online giving trends?

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Top 4 Online Fundraising Tactics Your Nonprofit Can’t Live Without

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Fundraising Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Online donors contributed significant amounts, too.

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Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Online Fundraising

NetWits

As a nonprofit focused on fundraising, you’ve likely started making resolutions … Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design #nptech fundraising online giving web design websitesIt’s 2013.

15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising isn’t a fad. As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounts for seven-percent of total fundraising and has seen double-digit growth over the past four years. Online fundraising has also proven to be an extremely effective donors acquisition vehicle.

7 Secrets to Increasing Online Fundraising Results and Wowing Donors

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Fundraising Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Looking to help your organization get better at raising money online?

To State the Online-vious

Connection Cafe

By now you’ve probably heard—online is a thing. In the recent 2015 Charitable Giving Report by Blackbaud, the numbers reveal that, while overall giving in the United States went up by 1.6%, online grew by 9.2% It’s a big thing. As consumers, we are always connected.

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5 things nonprofits can learn from Wikipedia’s online fundraising campaign

Connection Cafe

million donors through the foundations’ s online fundraising campaign. The 2014 online giving campaign just wrapped up and there are plenty of lessons that other nonprofits can learn from Wikipedia. Every year, Wikipedia runs a fundraising campaign to support its operations.

Donor Acquisition: The #1 Way to Acquire More Donors Online

Connection Cafe

If you want more donors , your online donor acquisition strategy should include a little selling. Online fundraising is no different. Think about how you could use these kinds of online fundraising tools to inspire more giving.

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Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Mitch Arnowitz and I recently participated in an online discussion at Venture Philanthropy Partners/Leap of Reason about creating a community of practice for continuous improvement and high performance in the nonprofit sector. Flickr Photo BirkgetKing.

STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? To get answers to these critical questions, Leader Networks conducted a survey of nearly 300 marketing and community leaders that resulted in The Business Impact of Online Communities Study.

How to Double Online Giving in Six Months

Frogloop

More and more nonprofit donations take place in today’s digital landscape, but how can nonprofits ensure their online storefront is not only open for business, but optimized for donations? Online Fundraising Online Marketing Lead Generation

Understanding B2B Online Reviews

SocialFish

Obtaining online reviews as a B2B industry or organization is not quite as easy or common as it is for your typical B2C business. Especially for those businesses who engage their audience or consumers through social media, online reviews can be fairly easy to acquire.

The Surprising Truth About Online Donors and Offline Fundraising

NetWits

to learn more about the turn to online fundraising, the need for a multichannel approach and how direct mail is still alive and well. Online donor solicitations are powerful. The Surprising Truth About Online Donors. The Long-Term Value of Online Donors.

7 Online Donation Tools to Delight Your Donors [Updated]

NonProfit Hub

Online fundraising garners millions in charitable giving for the nonprofit industry every year, but with so many options, it can be difficult to find the right online donation tools for your organization. DonateNow is a smart choice for nonprofits new to online fundraising.

10 Random, but Interesting Stats About Online Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The top three causes supported by liberal-leaning online donors are human and civil rights, animals, and children and youth. The top three causes supported by conservative-leaning online donors are religious services and faith, children and youth, and human services.

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11 Fascinating Facts About Online Fundraising That Will Inspire You to Action

NetWits

Online Fundraising 2011 online Blackbaud Social FundraisingIs your nonprofit raising money on it’s website? I’m guessing the answer is yes.

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How to Monitor Your Organization Online

SocialFish

It’s not always pleasant to hear what your partners and competitors are saying about your organization online. Implementation buzzsumo google alerts monitor online social mention

#GivingTuesday Online Donations Up 36% from 2013

Connection Cafe

Online giving for #GivingTuesday 2014 was up 36% compared to 2013. million in online donations on #GivingTuesday 2014. There was a 15% increase in the number of nonprofit organizations that processed an online donation on #GivingTuesday 2014 compared to 2013.

Two Surprising Ways to Broaden Your Reach Online

NetWits

Online marketing can take many forms. How are you highlighting your nonprofit’s impact online? One of the biggest opportunities to engage users online is to allow them to interact with your website in order to see and feel your mission’s impact.

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5 Ways to Reach New Donors Online

Wild Apricot Blog

Many nonprofits miss out on donations by not having the right online presence. To help you, Jasmine Marrow, the director of nonprofit strategy at GuideStar, the world’s largest database of nonprofit information, shows you five ways to reach donors online. Jasmine-Marrow online-presence online-profile Fundraising donations donors nonprofits

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Knowing basic HTML is a must-have skill for online marketers. The Internet Archive Wayback Machine is an online library of almost 500 billion screenshots of websites since 1996.

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5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When writing and designing content keep those five words at the forefront of your mind and work towards having those five words become synonymous with your online brand. Direct asks and calls-to-action are powerful online, but only in moderation and when balanced with storytelling.

Building Online Ambassadors

Connection Cafe

The good news – at least for the more technologically savvy organizations – is creating vocal volunteers to advance your communication goals is easier than ever, thanks to the free tools available online. This is your group of potential online ambassadors.

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

Connection Cafe

Blackbaud’s annual Online Benchmark report was released earlier this month at #bbcon and the results speak largely to a positive outlook for nonprofit fundraising. . Total online fundraising is up 8% YOY, with double digit growth in both repeat and sustained giving. Great news here but nothing particularly revelatory as most of us would have predicted strong growth for online fundraising in general and continued success of sustained giving campaigns.

10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing

SocialFish

Online marketing is a many headed monster. The average marketer has to balance social, content, email, and other inbound marketing tactics. All while making sure to monitor the most effective, in order to constantly tailor their strategies to improve results quarter by quarter.