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?

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.

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.

Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In all our research, we found 3 challenges to making sense of the evidence: Capacity Building Divorced from Results. The results of this dive into the literature left me feeling very dissatisfied. Who is defining results anyway?

How Social Listening Resulted in One Nonprofit’s Most Successful Email Campaign Ever

Connection Cafe

On November 9, 2016, like most Americans, I woke up to surprising election results. Our post-election campaigns performed extremely well, largely due to our ability to really hear what our supporters were saying about the election results.

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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3 Ways To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Results

TechImpact

Controlling your SERPs, or search engine results page, is vital to driving traffic to your nonprofit’s blog, website, and social channels. The post 3 Ways To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Results appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

5 Practical Reasons Why You Fail To Get Digital Marketing Results

Nonprofits Source

That’s why In this article I’ve put together a list of 5 practical reasons why digital marketing fails to get results with actionable solutions to move you towards success. How To Measure Your Digital Marketing Results. Here was the result: Hi Jason, Wow, thanks for the PDF!

3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results

AFP Blog

3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results : "3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results" 'via Blog this

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Tests, Controls and Results

Connection Cafe

I was chatting with a friend of mine the other day around an End of Year online campaign and we were discussing the results. So, what do you have to do to set up a test RIGHT so that you can read results and have the significance needed to be sure that the results will be the same going forward? Why is it so important to have a control and statistically significant data to have a result? Author: Katie Beth DeSchepper.

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Digital Promotion Strategies (That Get First Page Results Fast)

Nonprofits Source

The truth is if you don’t show up on the first page of search results, then are you’re missing out on a lot of views to your website. If you want first page results, especially for competitive keywords, you need people linking to your site.

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.

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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.

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.

The Secret to Achieving 3X Better Fundraising Results [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Are you searching for ways to raise more money? If you’ve been in the nonprofit industry for a while, you’ve likely heard that “direct mail is dead” or that offline fundraising is on the decline. Because Internet usage continues to skyrocket. Data storage and hardware is cheap.

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

Social Media Mania: Why Your Non-Profit Should Focus on Channels That Get Results

Byte Technology

The post Social Media Mania: Why Your Non-Profit Should Focus on Channels That Get Results appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog. Love it or hate it, social media is a critical element of any successful non-profit’s overall marketing strategy.

7 secrets to increasing fundraising results - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

7 secrets to increasing fundraising results - TheNonProfitTimes : Online fundraising has become a popular and successful method for nonprofits trying to increase revenue and acquire new donors. While it does not yet amount to even close to the majority of fundraising for most nonprofits, online giving grew by 13 percent from 2010 to 2011. Frank Barry, Internet strategy manager for Blackbaud in Charleston, S.C.,

How To Achieve Extraordinary Results

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Making small changes to reach big goals is the answer,” says entrepreneur and bestselling author Michael Alden in his book, 5 % MORE: Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results. “If Increase results by 5% : Stop focusing on activities, and focus on results instead.

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

Respect the Rank: Tips for Getting Your Non-Profit Better Results on Google Searches

Byte Technology

Does your organization appear in the top five search results? The post Respect the Rank: Tips for Getting Your Non-Profit Better Results on Google Searches appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog.

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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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Soliciting Funds From the Crowd? Results Will Vary - NYTimes.com

AFP Blog

Results Will Vary - NYTimes.com : ESTABLISHED museums like the Smithsonian Institution are increasingly turning to crowdfunding appeals to help pay for exhibits and programs that tight budgets might otherwise preclude. Soliciting Funds From the Crowd? Individual artists have been soliciting donations from the public for years, using Internet fund-raising platforms like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Razoo to defray the costs of producing their work.

#GivingTuesday Results Show a 20% Increase in Donations

Frogloop

The trend with #GivingTuesday continues as we see increasing numbers in donations every year. According to data from Blackbaud , there was a 20% increase in online donations this year as compared to 2016 and a whopping increase of 317% since the movement’s inception in 2012.

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!

How to Reconcile GAAP and Non-GAAP Results

Connection Cafe

Have you ever had your board members scratch their collective heads when the development and finance teams report their results? The quandary that faces every management team is to communicate the difference in GAAP to non-GAAP operating results.

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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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.

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!

Testing Your Donation Form Part 5: Showing off results

Connection Cafe

Here’s some ways that designers at Blackbaud keep test results meaningful, succinct, and powerful to stakeholders. At minimum, I suggest you put your results into a 5-6 slide deck which covers: Overview: what and who was tested.

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Free Webinar February 5: Results, Results, Results

Tech Soup Blog

Join Linda Lysakowski , Ellen Bristol ,and GiftWorks for a free webinar, Results, Results, Results on Tuesday, February 5th at 3 p.m. Everyone wants results — your CEO, your board, your founders. In this webinar we will talk about: Documenting results. Analyzing results. Presenting results. Eastern time. How do you prove that your efforts are paying off? How do you prove to these constituencies that your development program is working?

5 Tips to Maximize Crowdfunding Results

NonProfit Hub

The post 5 Tips to Maximize Crowdfunding Results appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Gretchen Barry is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. Gretchen has been a leader in corporate communications and marketing for 20+ years.

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).

Volunteers of America: Getting Results

Connection Cafe

A couple of weeks ago I shared some insights on integrating online and offline fundraising channels for strong results. As a result, online revenue originating from direct mail integration increased from 12% to 28% from 2009 to 2010! What were the results? Online revenue resulting from direct mail integration as the source increased from 12% to 28% from 2009 to 2011. Author: Cheryl Black.

Social Network Sites Dominate Web Visitor Results

NCE Social Media

According to Google’s ad planner , social network sites now account for more than 50% of all unique website visitors. This list, which is based on April 2010 data, “excludes adult sites, ad networks, domains that don’t have publicly visible content or don’t load properly, and certain Google sites.&# The certain Google sites that were excluded were Google.com and Youtube. Orkut is a Google owned site and it made the list.

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… .

Should your online community be open or closed? | Online Community Results

AFP Blog

Online Community Results : "If your community is completely open, anyone can see everything, post anything, and participate as a full member of the community. Should your online community be open or closed? If your community is completely closed, only people with special permission may see or post content and participate. In most cases, private online communities operate best when they have a mixture of open and closed spaces." 'via via Blog this

Organizing for change through social technologies: McKinsey Global Survey results | McKinsey & Company

AFP Blog

Organizing for change through social technologies: McKinsey Global Survey results | McKinsey & Company

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.

Nonprofits Need to Focus on Results

Frogloop

Instead of passion or excitement, I''m looking for commitment and results. Follow through with your passion, truly carry out your mission and show me results.". Last week we gave you a recap of Majora Carter''s keynote at the Nonprofit 2.0