50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics

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Here are 50 fascinating nonprofit statistics you might not have known. 50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics from Steve MacLaughlin.

13 Nonprofit Statistics You Never Knew


Nonprofit statistics seem to grow more positive with each passing day. Here are 13 Nonprofit statistics you never knew until today. The post 13 Nonprofit Statistics You Never Knew appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of ok.gov.

5 New Google Analytics Statistics For Nonprofits


The post 5 New Google Analytics Statistics For Nonprofits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Google User Content. Google Analytics, where would I be without you?”.

10 Nonprofit Statistics You Have To See


These ten statistics about nonprofit technology, fundraising, and social media offers us insights into the effectiveness of our strategies, and can help us redesign strategies in the future. Image courtesy of Harvard.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 20 Captivating Marketing Statistics


The post [Cool Infographic Friday] 20 Captivating Marketing Statistics appeared first on SocialFish - Social Media for Associations and Nonprofits. More like this.

Crowdsourced data is not a substitute for real statistics

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However, we worry that crowdsourced data are not a good data source for doing statistics or finding patterns. Then they used spatial statistical techniques to show that the pattern of aggregated text messages predicted where the damaged buildings were concentrated. But even the overall statistical correlation of text messages and building damage is not useful, because the text messages are really just reflecting the underlying building density.

3 Shocking Statistics from the 2015 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study


Nonprofits have never had a more powerful fundraising tool than they now have in email , but there''s a growing concern that they might be ignoring one of the most important metrics for a successful online fundraising program. email fundraising deliverability

Where Does Your Nonprofit Stand: 15 Social Media Statistics


The post Where Does Your Nonprofit Stand: 15 Social Media Statistics appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of maclife. Few things have so dramatically altered our lives the way social media has.

9 Internet Marketing Statistics from the Business World


We’re all focused on the non-profit space, but some times it’s good to take a look at how the internet is being used on a broader scale. It helps give us perspective and challenges our thinking which leads to potentially making decisions differently.

5 Facts About Online Average Gift Size

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As you’ll recall from your last statistics class, a median is the middle value between the largest and smallest in a set of numbers. What should you do with these online donation statistics? I have a confession to make.

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Statistics About.Me

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It than provides you with statistics on those who see your page(s), where they come from and what they do on the pages. What happens when you want to give someone your social media contact information for multiple social media accounts? What happens if you want to see stats on your social media accounts all in one place? Then About.me is a tool for you. Think of it as your social media business card.

14 Mobile Marketing Statistics Your Nonprofit Needs To See


In previous blog posts we’ve discussed responsive web design, formatting mobile friendly emails , and shown you even more statistics that will convince you to prioritize mobile sooner rather than later. Here are 14 statistics that will get your nonprofit thinking mobile now, instead of later.

50 Fascinating Philanthropy Stats

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Statistics help tell a story about what has happened and what is on the verge of happening. I have used statistics and data points to help tell people different stories about what is happening in and around the nonprofit sector.

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How Statistics Can Turn Your Fundraising Appeal Into A Real Bummer

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New research from the University of Oregon shows that demonstrating a huge need with statistics – for example, “805 million people go hungry each night” – is a real bummer for donors. According to this study, statistics are a real bummer.

Paper's Shocking Statistics

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This roster of shocking statistics about wasting paper was originally part of TechSoup's GreenTech Initiative's Reduce Your Paper Use challenge. These statistics, we hope. convey why it is so important to conserve paper in your organization's office. Office Paper Use. In this decade, it is projected that Americans will throw away over 4 and a half million tons of office paper and nearly 10 million tons of newspaper. Almost all of this material could be recycled. #.

11 Mobile Marketing Statistics You Wont Believe


Don’t be left behind when your contemporaries are connecting with new donors, volunteers and constituents through mobile and you’re still sending snail mail.Here are 11 statistics that will make you a believer in mobile marketing and its potential for the nonprofit sector.

Millennial Statistics You Need to Know


Millennial Statistics You Need to Know. A lot of nonprofits are using the 2012 Presidential campaign season to rally their base and get their constituents out to vote. As organizations fighting for social justice issues every day, having the best advocate in office, is critical to meeting our mission. When you look at your email lists, what percentage is comprised of millenials? If your response is not much, you should consider recruiting more millennials to your list.

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. Here are five statistics from across the nonprofit sector that trouble me and should really trouble you.

5 Technology Stats From Over 500 Nonprofit Executives


Are these statistics surprising? Visual.ly shares an infographic from InfoGroup , identifying the nonprofit technology gap by surveying over 500 nonprofit executives to find out how they are using or not using technology to achieve their organization’s mission.

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15 Fundraising Success Metrics to Start Tracking

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They’re called fundraising success metrics here, but they are also… Conducting Prospect Research Data and Statistics Education UncategorizedThis post was written by Bill Tedesco, CEO of DonorSearch. Measuring your performance is a crucial step that nonprofits must take to succeed.

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4 Reasons For Nonprofits To Go Mobile Or Go Home


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April Disability Unemployment Statistics

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In April 2011, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.6. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.6. The unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 14.5 percent, … Continue reading →

The Numbers Game: Understanding the Statistics for Non-Profit Giving

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Among Mark Twain’s more famous quotations is this: “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” And yet, despite the writer’s keen observation, we place an unbelievably high premium on statistics in virtually every element of our lives.

How Women Lead the Trend Towards Social Media Use via Mobile


A new infographic on how women use social media provides statistics on how they lead the way. infographic mobile Mobile social media Social Media statistics women Communications Alex Hillsberg. Journalist. FinancesOnline.

One very long weekend in New York City for Megan Price

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Most recently, Andrew Gelman, Jeffrey Fagan, and Alex Kiss published a rather complex analysis of similar data in the Journal of the American Statistical Association. statistics statisticians analysis dataset datadive

The ultimate mobile email statistics overview

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The ultimate mobile email statistics overview : More email is read Mobile than on a desktop email client. Stats say 47% of email is now opened on a mobile device Litmus –”Email Analytics” (Aug 2013

By The Numbers: Statistics on Mobile Marketing For Political Campaigns

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We’ve all seen the statistics about how ubiquitous mobile phones are. But how do these statistics play out in the real world? 91% of Americans have a cell phone within 24/7 reach. 99% of text messages are opened. There’s no better theater to see the changing landscape of technology than a presidential campaign. Campaigns spend literally billions of dollars in an effort to capture the hearts and minds of the electorate.

9 statistics about eBay for Charity in the UK | UK Fundraising

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9 statistics about eBay for Charity in the UK | UK Fundraising : "This month eBay for Charity announced that, thanks to eBay buyers and sellers, it has now raised over £100 million for charities in the UK. Here are nine more statistics about the programme that lets individuals raise and donate money for their favourite charity on the popular trading site." 'via

May 2011 Disability Employment Statistics Released

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According to the Department of Labor, tn May, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 21.1. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.7. The unemployment rate for those … Continue reading →

7 things you may not have known about charitable giving

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The public is ready to give, and you’ll want… Data and Statistics charitable giving PhilanthropyNonprofits are in the game of giving, and when it comes to keeping your game sharp and strong, you’ll need to know all the charitable giving ins-and-outs.

Benetech’s Daniel Guzmán Publishes Account of Landmark Guatemalan Human Rights Case

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Guzmán’s article, entitled Speaking Stats to Justice: Expert Testimony in a Guatemalan Human Rights Trial Based on Statistical Sampling , appears in the most recent issue of CHANCE, a quarterly journal published by the American Statistical Association. In October 2010, Guzmán stood before three judges to defend his statistical findings, which supported the prosecutor’s case against the police officers.

3 Tips to Make Video Work for Your Organization

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Nonprofits Video beth kanter nonprofit nptech roi video marketing video statistics video strategy How do you make video work for your organization? See3 has been doing awesome impact video for a decade now, and there are a few things we've learned that may surprise you. We recently did a guest both on Beth Kanter's blog with some of our best tips for how to make your investment in video a success. […].

15 Tweetable Social Media Statistics To Influence Your Marketing Strategy - SocialBro

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15 Tweetable Social Media Statistics To Influence Your Marketing Strategy - SocialBro : "Stop. Wait a minute. Put down whatever you’re doing and pay attention. We spend a lot of time reading about the trends sweeping the marketing world, and the growing influence of social media on customers purchase decisions. If you’re looking for the latest in marketing insights, here’s a collection of inspiring stats that will influence your strategy." ''via Blog this

10 Surprising social media statistics that might make you rethink your social strategy - The Buffer Blog

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10 Surprising social media statistics that might make you rethink your social strategy - The Buffer Blog : f you’re managing social media for your business, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising social media statistics this year.

Is Your Fundraising Appeal Turning Off Your Donor?

John Haydon

Most nonprofits love statistics. And statistics can be helpful when reporting outcomes or applying for grants. But using statistics can actually hurt your fundraising appeals. Statistics can turn a emotionally compelling fundraising appeal into a total bummer.

How Brands Are Using Twitter’s Vine: Statistics, Facts & Tips [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

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How Brands Are Using Twitter’s Vine: Statistics, Facts & Tips [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter : Did you know that 5 tweets per second contain a Vine link, and that studies are showing that a branded Vine is four times more likely to be seen than a branded video

More on Using Crowdsourced Data to Find Big Picture Patterns (Take 3)

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statistics crisismapping Haiti crowdsourcing patterns Ushahidi humanitarianThanks to commenter Differance bringing up in response to to our last post on this topic that made me want to take a new tack. You're absolutely right that information quality comes from people and that data's fitness for a particular purpose is very contextual. To continue in this direction, let’s look at how people use this information.

Benetech Statistician Megan Price talks to local ASA chapter

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Guest Beneblog by Megan Price I recently had the opportunity to present several of HRP’s projects to the local San Francisco chapter of the American Statistical Association (SFASA). Despite an audience of fellow statisticians, I chose to focus my talk more on the research questions and challenges posed by our work in human rights and less on the nuts and bolts of our statistical methods (though I did include a few equations and Greek letters!).

A Few Good Statistical Analysis Tools


Whether your organization needs to measure its programmatic success or expand its donor base, statistical analysis software can help nonprofits become more data-driven and accountable. Overwhelmed by the choices and not sure if you have the necessary statistical chops? If your software budget is tight and your statistical analysis needs are basic, consider Excel. SPSS Statistics. IBM's answer to statistical analysis receives high marks for its user-friendliness.

DOL Releases Disability Employment Stats for January

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Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has released disability employment statistics for January showing that the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.1.