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. What did I learn about outcomes and measuring results in those early days?

4 Ways Smart Integrations Can Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

When you can access donor information more easily, you can craft targeted emails and campaigns that are more likely to result in a donation. For many, the term “automation” conjures up images of Rosie from The Jetsons or computers coming to steal our jobs.

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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.

Associations Respond to the 2016 Election Results

SocialFish

“With the results of Tuesday’s election, we as natural areas professionals have entered a time of great uncertainty about future leadership, policies and public attitudes.

How Fundraisers & Grant Managers Can Collaborate to Achieve Stronger Results

Connection Cafe

They keep a finger on the pulse of what is happening around their organizations, and they are increasingly responsible for connecting data to better understand results. Be honest about all results, good and bad. Communicate your results.

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7 Secrets to Increasing Online Fundraising Results and Wowing Donors

NetWits

Once you start to learn more about your web traffic you can make intelligent decisions about how to optimize your website to achieve the best online fundraising results.

3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results

TechImpact

The post 3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Nonprofits are facing a bevy of problems they never faced 10 years ago because of technology, and more specifically, the internet and search engines. Getting noticed online becomes more difficult every single day.

It’s Results that Matter in Fundraising

Connection Cafe

If you remember nothing else from reading this post, remember this: It’s the … Annual Fund Direct Mail Fundraising #nptech end of year fundraising fundraising Online Fundraising writing for fundraising

Improve Fundraising Results by Knowing Your Donors’ Birthdays [Study + INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

Did you know that people between the ages of forty-nine and sixty-seven contribute 43 percent of the total dollars given to nonprofits in America [ study ]? That’s right. One group of people, those known as the “ Baby Boomers ”, gives almost half of all dollars donated. That one bit of information alone should make you stop, think about your donor base, and start asking questions. especially if you’ve got a hunch that many of your donors are Baby Boomers).

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.

Three Tips To Improve Social Media Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Infographic by RAD Campaign - click to see full graphic. Note from Beth: In this post, Craig offers a few tips on using social media for nonprofits.

117 Ways to Improve Your Event Fundraising Results Today

NetWits

According to the Run Walk Ride fundraising council “The top thirty “thon” event fundraising programs generated $1.69 billion in gross revenue for charity last year, up $40.8 million or 2.46% from 2010 levels.”. That’s right, $1.69

Get Results with Online Fundraising

SocialFish

I was asked to to a 50-minute presentation on how libraries can get results with online fundraising (a huge task!). Getting Results with Online Fundraising from John Haydon. A couple of weeks ago I spoke at the Indiana Library Federation Conference in Indianapolis.

Google Search Results Now Prominently Feature Nonprofit Google+ Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And yet another reason why your nonprofit can not ignore Google+… the Google Knowledge Graph which now prominently features information about nonprofit organizations on the right-hand side of Google Search results.

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Humanizing your organization creates amazing results. This is how.

SocialFish

Fitness Australia, an association based in Sydney, is an organization that has taken the principles we laid out in Humanize and is now showing amazing results in their revenue growth, employee engagement and retention, and other success metrics. And the results were… .

2016 Giving Tuesday Results Exceed Expectations

John Haydon

And Giving Tuesday results have increased dramatically each year, both in donations and in participation. Giving Tuesday results have increased from $117 million in 2015 to over $168 million in 2016 – a 43% increase!

4 Fascinating Facts about Online Fundraising (and some ideas to help boost your fundraising results)

NetWits

If you had to guess how much charitable giving grew in 2012, what … Online Fundraising 2012 Charitable Giving Report by Blackbaud fundraising best practices fundraising ideas fundraising tips

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Increase Fundraising Results by Making Your Donor FEEL Like a Hero

John Haydon

The post Increase Fundraising Results by Making Your Donor FEEL Like a Hero appeared first on John Haydon. Donors don’t give because they’re generous. They give because it feels great. And being a hero feels the best. This isn’t just unicorn thinking.

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Likes on Facebook Are Not A Victory: Results Are!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Like all Networked Nonprofits, Momsrising values simplicity and the ability to leverage its network while engaging and building relationships with people and organizations to get results. Their key results generally include: • increasing the movement size by increasing membership.

Social Media and Leadership Survey Results

SocialFish

We will be sharing the results of our Social Media and Leadership Survey TODAY, Tuesday October 16 at a workshop in Washington, DC. If you can’t make the event, please contact jamienotter[at]gmail.com if you’d like to receive the survey results report in due course.

Even More Benefits to Tracking Outcomes

Connection Cafe

Employees are much more excited by statements like “Our corporation provided funding that resulted in 100 third-graders improving their reading achievement by two grade levels in 2015” rather than “We gave $200,000 to our local public school system.”

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The Obama Way to Getting More Results From Email Marketing

NetWits

Guest post by John Haydon, Founder of Inbound Zombie – a nonprofit social media … Email Marketing email fundraising eMail marketing nonprofit email marketing obama campaign

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Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some things to consider: Ask your team, what are the results that you want to achieve? Flickr Photo by Lululemon.

Money for Good Study: Sharing Information About Your Org’s Results Can Attract More Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

GuideStar and Hope Consulting have released the results of new study, Money for Good II (MFGII). The findings suggest that if nonprofits are more transparent in sharing information about their results online that they could attract more donors. MFGII summary findings Nov 2011.

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A Dog Named Red Helps Best Friends Animal Society Get Results on Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Unfortunately, as Beth has pointed out , Facebook doesn’t always make it easy to generate meaningful and measurable results that drive your mission or your bottom line. Measurable, Meaningful Results. Note from Beth: Greetings from the Gold Coast in Australia.

Linking Results To Key Performance Indicators Is Like Hooking Up A Big TV

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The process of linking results to key performance indicators and associated metrics it is like hooking up a big TV. Who or what are you going to compare your results to? The process of linking results to key performance indicators and associated metrics it is like hooking up a big TV.

Experts Tackle Rapid Response Magic: Turning Bad News Into Big Results

Connection Cafe

You’ll love hearing Amber’s story of painting bad news in a new light—the results were remarkable. In the world of nonprofit advocacy , the tides can change in a flash. The savviest organizations expect the unexpected and plan ahead for anything!

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Is Your Impact Strategy About the Journey or the Destination?

Connection Cafe

But when it comes to results-focused giving and today’s philanthropic sector, it’s really about both. How do today’s results-focused giving leaders view social impact strategy? We’ve all heard Ralph Waldo Emerson’s quotation: “Life is a journey, not a destination.”

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I had pleasure of facilitating a panel discussion in October at the recent Grantmakers in the Arts pre-conference on technology and media with Rory MacPherson where I learned about some of the preliminary study result he discovered.

Trainer’s Notebook: Reflections on Designing and Delivering Training To Get Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are designing and delivering training, how do you sign to get results? What was a recent training that you attended where you not only learned something, but shortly put it into practice? Participants from a nonprofit work on their network map during the workshop.

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Keep Calm and Write It Down: How Reflective Practice Leads To Better Results for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is a design aspect called “ Transformative Capacity Building ,” where a cohort of peer organizations come together to practice a skill and get better results.

How the Latino Community Foundation Used Learning and Pivoting to Get Better Fundraising Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Director of Programs and Policy answered a few questions about how they used learning and pivoting to get better results. What were your results? What did you do to get those results?

Five Nonprofit Online Communities that Inspire Action & Generate Results

NTEN

Michael Wilson. CEO & Founder. Small World Labs. These five examples of nonprofit communities show the diversity of options and ideas for engaging people around a mission. Creating an online community to mobilize your supporters and further your nonprofit''s mission might seem like a big task. What to do? Where to start? A simple way is to look at what your peers are doing. This article looks at five examples of what some innovative nonprofits are doing with their online communities.

Membership Trends Survey Results

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are the results of our Membership Trends Survey and our impression of the key takeaways. membership surveys

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Fundraising Results You Really Want, Building Emerging Leaders, and Life After Websites.

Connection Cafe

In her post, 6 Steps to Creating The Fundraising Results You Really Want , she gives you tips to building a systematic fundraising plan that will get your entire organization on board. You may have noticed, but npENGAGE got a makeover. Big time.

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Want to improve your fundraising results? Fire on all cylinders!

Frogloop

Blackbaud just released the 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report. This report analyzes data from 28 organizations (some of the biggest national nonprofits in the U.S.) and includes transactions for over 15 million donors and $1 billion in revenue.

Benchmarking: Networked Nonprofits Measure Their Social Media Results In A Context

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Benchmarking is the process of comparing your organization’s practices and results with a group of peer organizations. It can be an informal study and fairly simple to do. You identify a list of similar organizations and collect specific metrics to compare. Arts and Social Media.

Making a Case for New Technology – Measure the Results

Vertex Systems

This is PART 5 of Making a Case for Technology Purchases for Nonprofits – PART 1 is here, PART 2 is here, Part 3 is here, Part 4 is here. When one considers everything involved in making a case … Continue reading →

How do you engage online? Results of an online platform survey

NTEN

The results are in and we’d like to share some of the key findings from the survey! Ratings aren’t necessary: One survey result that caught our eye was the very low ranking on the ability to rate discussions. community Community online community online platforms results Social Media survey Communications We asked and you answered! We recently surveyed the community to get your perspectives on online platforms.