Recap of #17NTC – Digital storytelling, donor retention, creating digital content that wows

Recap of #17NTC – Digital storytelling, donor retention, creating digital content that wows

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Nonprofits 1 Comment

On a cold, rainy March day in Boston I set off to meet other nonprofit technology professionals at the 17th annual NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC. When people ask me “How was the conference?” I am just going to show a screenshot of my most frequently used emojis over the past few days. #17NTC #sumsitup A post shared …

Are Nonprofits Measuring their Social Media Results

Are Nonprofits Measuring their Social Media Results?

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Strategy Leave a Comment

There is no doubt of the power and potential of digital tools for the nonprofit sector. Websites, email, crowdfunding, and social media platforms have exploded a nonprofit’s ability to find and connect with potential donors and supporters. However, there are many questions that remained to be answered, especially around the demonstrable efficacy of online tools in nonprofit work. Questions for …

Nonprofit Social Media

One Fundamental Thing Nonprofits Need To Know About Social Media

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Strategy Leave a Comment

One of my favorite nonprofit technology evangelists is Amy Sample Ward, the innovative and creative CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Association Mavens has an insightful interview with Amy, and her perspective about social media, nonprofits and the future of nonprofit technology. The most important point Amy makes is regarding the tendency of nonprofits to jump on the latest new social …

Online Fundraising

Want To Be An Online Fundraising Master?

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 11 Comments

Online fundraising should be a major part of your strategy this year. Last year, online fundraising campaign #GivingTuesday raised 90% more in 2013 than in 2012 – about $19.2 million. Blackbaud found that overall charitable giving grew 4.9% in 2013, while online giving grew 13.5%. M+R and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) studied 53 nonprofits and found that nonprofit website traffic increased …

M+R NTEN Nonprofit Benchmarks Study

Nonprofits Grew Online Giving, Website Traffic & Social Media Fans in 2013

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Infographics, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 11 Comments

It’s that time of year again – the M+R and NTEN annual Nonprofit Benchmarks Study! This year they surveyed 53 nonprofits, looking at data on online fundraising and advocacy. Some of the more interesting findings: Email continues to account for about a third of online fundraising revenue. Online giving increased 14% over 2012 totals. Monthly website traffic grew by 16% in …