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Better Knowledge for Greater Success
What is your most important asset for the success of your nonprofit organization? Money? Yeah, you need money to do most things. However, I’d argue knowledge is more important than money.
Measuring Nonprofit Outcomes and Progress: What Data Should You Collect?
Imagine that you are Data Director at Make Everything Wonderful Forever (MEWF). Your organization provides a training program for community leaders to learn how to make everything wonderful forever. Now, your board wants to see data to show how effective that training is. How do you decide what data to collect to track your outcomes and progress?
Choosing and Using the Right Online Survey Tool
The right online survey tool provides many powerful features that can make your survey better. Yet, many online surveys don’t take advantage of those features. It’s like buying a smartphone and only using it to make phone calls.
10 Tips for Writing Well-Worded Survey Questions
When you need data for planning and tracking, doing a survey might seem like an easy solution. Unfortunately, many surveys end up not being very useful. They get too few responses, biased responses, or irrelevant responses. You can increase the chances that your survey will get you useful results by making sure your survey questions are well-constructed. Here are 10 tips to keep in mind when creating your next survey.
How to Increase Survey Responses
When nonprofits want to show the effects of their activities, they often use surveys. With online survey tools, creating surveys has become faster and less expensive. The challenge is persuading people to complete your survey.