M+R Benchmarks Study

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The M+R Benchmarks Study came out last week. I also want to encourage you to check out their handy interactive Benchmark Yourself feature that allows you to add your stats for fundraising and advocacy and other metrics to compare with the Benchmarks in the report.

BENCHMARKING YOURSELF: Ever wonder how you’re doing compared to others?

iMarketSmart

My team took all the data from our Fundraising Report Card (2,600 organization’s transactions) and built a nifty little live benchmarking app. The post BENCHMARKING YOURSELF: Ever wonder how you’re doing compared to others?

HELP! Please….

iMarketSmart

If you do, you’ll help to create industry benchmark comparisons and evidence-based research findings on the following and more: What % of your peers hit their major gift revenue goals each year? I really need your help. I funded a study to help you.

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Introducing the First Ever Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study

iMarketSmart

The first-ever benchmark study on major gifts fundraising. Today, I’m thrilled to introduce the 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study. Click here to access the full 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study.

Thirsty for Online Fundraising Data? Check Out the Luminate Online Benchmark Report 2016

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These are some of the key takeaways from the new Luminate Online Benchmark Report 2016 by Blackbaud. As with all benchmarks, use this report to understand how your org compares to peers (even aspirational peers!), The most important benchmark is yours! Email is still gold.

Year-End Benchmarking

The Agitator

Two weeks from now, you’ll be picking up the pieces, trying to figure out what went right … or wrong. Assessing how well your last-ditch December fundraising went.

Media Benchmarks For Nonprofits

The Agitator

“How many media hits should we getting?” As in the case of so many fundamentally useless metrics — such as the number of Facebook “Likes” or “page views” — most organizations are posing the wrong question.

Give 10 Minutes: Get the Benchmarks & Data You Need

Getting Attention

The annual results report provides concrete benchmarks for your marketing approach and the proof points you need to lobby for the resources you need to do marketing right. Your input is vital to generating the benchmarks and proof points we all need to do marketing even better.

Digital Campaigns: What’s Working Now (2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study)

Getting Attention

Here’s a sneak peek at the key findings of the 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , co-authored by NTEN and M&R Strategic Services: Email is working well for advocacy campaigns.

24 amazing benchmark reports on fundraising all in one place

iMarketSmart

Anyway, I stumbled on this link that houses 24 benchmark reports on fundraising. Share this post: The post 24 amazing benchmark reports on fundraising all in one place appeared first on MarketSmart |. If you’re like me, you like to noodle data and scratch your head a lot.

Do email open rates matter?

iMarketSmart

Not really. Not much. Look, many browsers automatically open emails these days. That warps the metrics. Instead of asking about open rates, you should be asking more important questions such as: Do our donors engage with our emails? Do they click on them? Do they go to the web page?

Nonprofit Videos: Best Practices and Benchmarks

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Benchmarks

Mission Paradox Blog

and prepare my organization for the consequences of said answer, I use benchmarks. For example, at my day job the benchmarks look like this: Say I need to sell $70,000 in single tickets to a show. How did we come up with those benchmarks?  Coming up with similar benchmarks for what you do could prove to be invaluable. Without benchmarks, the window of opportunity to put a show in a better financial position may come and go without you even realizing it.

Highlights from the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study: Focus on the Big Trends

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, the 2016 M+R Benchmarks Study was released with an emphasis on what’s changed since 2006 when this study was first released. In our first Benchmarks Study, only about half of the participants had a recurring giving program at all.

New Digital Fundraising Benchmarks

The Agitator

The latest M+R Benchmarks Study was released yesterday, providing a valuable look at trends in the digital fundraising arena. The study is based on an impressive range of 105 participating organizations in eight sectors — mostly large nonprofits like Oxfam America, Planned Parenthood Federation and Humane Society of the US, but including smaller regional/local groups like Westchester Children’s Assn and JVS Boston as well.

New Year, New Benchmarks: How Does Your Organization Stack Up?

Fundraising Report Card

Instead, we wrote some complex algorithms and made a free website to talk about nonprofit fundraising … Continue reading "New Year, New Benchmarks: How Does Your Organization Stack Up?". The post New Year, New Benchmarks: How Does Your Organization Stack Up? What would you do with $20,447,633,199.37? Fund a new program? Hire more staff? Buy that new database software you desperately need? Our team here at Fundraising Report Card has $20,447,633,199.37

Breaking Down Your Data: How to Set Your Own Benchmarks

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Benchmarking a worldwide NGO

DonorDigital

The organization’s Global Membership Initiative engaged Donordigital to conduct an online benchmarking study of 13 offices, ranging from the UK to Brazil to Indonesia.

2009 email fundraising and advocacy benchmark report just released

Giving in a Digital World

It’s May again, which means that the latest update of the annual M+R and NTEN eNonprofit Benchmarks Study has just been released. Tags: Email Online Campaigning Online advocacy Online fundraising Benchmark Bryan Miller eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

2009 email fundraising and advocacy benchmark report just released

Giving in a Digital World

It’s May again, which means that the latest update of the annual M+R and NTEN eNonprofit Benchmarks Study has just been released. Tags: Email Online Campaigning Online advocacy Online fundraising Benchmark Bryan Miller eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

Convio’s 2010 Online Benchmarks

The Agitator

Heaps of useful benchmarking data here for online fundraisers. In any event, Convio has done online fundraisers a terrific service with this 2010 benchmark report (as well as online advocacy and communications managers … there’s plenty of data for you too). Convio has provided an excellent ‘must read’ review of 2010 online fundraising stats and trends.

Here’s the one predictor of your fundraising success in 2016

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today I’m interviewing Heather Yandow of Third Space Studio in North Carolina about her research, the Individual Donor Benchmark Report. Mazarine Treyz: I’ve read your report and I think it’s fascinating. What would you like to convey today?

Year-End Fundraising Benchmark

The Agitator

Joe Boland at Fundraising Success recently reported on the newly released Nonprofit Fundraising Survey: November 2010. The survey was conducted by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative, a coalition comprising the joint efforts of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Blackbaud, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, the Foundation Center, GuideStar and the Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics.

Convio Online Marketing Benchmark Study – 2011

The Agitator

Here’s what Convio says: “This benchmark represents gifts from new online. Just released. Invaluable, as always. Get it here. Looks at 719 Convio clients who raised more than $1.2 billion online in 2011. Two findings are stressed by Convio major domo Vinay Bhagat: 1.

2 Data-Powered Steps to Boost Donations

Getting Attention

The latest Individual Donor Benchmark Report is now available with groundbreaking findings to support small nonprofits with their fundraising efforts. Download the Individual Donor Benchmark Report today. Fundraising: Innovations & Research donor retention fundraising Heather Yandow Individual Donor Benchmark Report Nonprofit Communications

More benchmarks: How nonprofits are faring online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Another benchmark study is out, this one from Convio , and like the eBenchmarks study, it shows healthy continued growth in online giving. Here at the Nonprofit Tech Conference, Convio presented the highlights. Here is the full study , and here are video highlights of the study. Enjoy

Where are you spending your marketing dollars?

iMarketSmart

If your organization has 10,000 active donors, it’s very likely they’ll be categorized as follows: A small number will generate 80-90 percent of the revenue. Mid-level donors will have a lot of potential for major giving.

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Another Online Fundraising Benchmark Study

The Agitator

Two weeks ago The Agitator reported on Convio’s online benchmarking study , which was based on data from nearly 600 clients of that online fundraising and engagement firm. Today we’re commenting on the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from M+R Strategic Services and NTEN, which includes data collected from 40 US-based nonprofit organizations.

The Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index Study

DonorDigital

Gene Austin wrote in the June 2011 issue of Mal Warwick’s Newsletter that Convio recently released its fifth annual Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index™ Study designed to help nonprofit professionals understand beneficial online marketing metrics, evaluate the effectiveness of their organization compared to similar organizations and determine strategies for future success. Email List Building Online Fundraising benchmarks Convio Haiti

Fundraising metrics: you have to see them to believe them

iMarketSmart

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The Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index™ Study

DonorDigital

Gene Austin wrote in the June 2011 issue of Mal Warwick’s Newsletter that Convio recently released its fifth annual Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index™ Study designed to help nonprofit professionals understand beneficial online marketing metrics, evaluate the effectiveness of their organization compared to similar organizations and determine strategies for future success. Email List Building Online Fundraising benchmarks Convio Haiti

Benchmarks. Don't Leave Home Without Them!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Without benchmarks, or a guide to best practices in email marketing and fundraising, it’s tough to chart a smart course. Luckily, the annual eNonprofit Benchmark Study by M+R Strategic Services and NTEN helps put an end to these drawn-out conversations.

3 smart new metrics to measure your fundraising effectiveness

iMarketSmart

Fundraising strategy annual giving metrics charity blog fundraising kpi fundraising measurement thermometer fundraising metrics dashboard fundraising metrics for nonprofits fundraising roi benchmarks major gift officer performance metrics measuring fundraising effectiveness Philanthropy StrategyI’ll bet you make lots of calls. You set appointments, uncover needs, make presentations, write proposals and close gifts too, right? I did it too.

3 Steps to Meaningful Marketing Measures: Part 2

Getting Attention

2) BENCHMARKS— Three to five concrete, specific and measurable (when possible) steps to complete en route to achieving your marketing goals. Vague benchmarks will get you nowhere. Benchmarks and Measurements marketing planning measures metrics Nonprofit Communications what worksRead Part 1 first. Metric mania! It’s all around us. Unfortunately, when we try to measure too many marketing measures, all we get is frustrated.

Into Focus: A Benchmark Guide to Effective Nonprofit Video and a Guide for Creators

DonorDigital

See3, YouTube and Edelman recently collaborated on a study of how nonprofits are taking advantage of that trend, called Into Focus: A Benchmark Guide to Effective Nonprofit Video. More than half of online content today is video.

Free Webinar: September 13th- New Research on how your nonprofit can succeed in 2017

Wild Woman Fundraising

Did you read the Bright Spots Report from the Haas Jr Fund and Compasspoint, or the Individual Donor Benchmark Report? Three Takeaways: -A deeper understanding of the individual donor benchmarks for small but mighty organizations.

Online Giving Benchmark Study Confirms The Obvious but is Interesting Nonetheless

Blue Sky Collaborative

Here are some of the key findings in the study: 1. Online fundraising continues to grow robustly 2. Online represents a strong donor acquisition channel 3. Online giving continues to grow fastest for small organizations Some other info can be. Fundraising Tips Online Fundraising

How does your online engagement stack up? Check the benchmarks.

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

M+R and NTEN are about to release their annual ebenchmarking study, and they have offered this sneak peek at the data. (If If you have trouble viewing the image in my post, the original is here. ). How do your response rates stack up?

Why should you be finding new donors now?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Part two of our interview with Heather Yandow on the 2016 Individual Donor Benchmark Report. So I’m going to be really digging into all of the data from the individual donor benchmark report. Why should you be finding new donors now? How can you do it? Why are tests important?

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Important Insights for Marketing Impact: Part 1

Getting Attention

Benchmarks and MeasurementsEver since super-smart statistician Nate Silver brought presidential campaign data to the headlines in 2012, we’ve become a metrics-obsessed nation.