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I don’t much like birthday cards. It’s not that I’m cheap, it’s just that I don’t find them that meaningful. Why would I pay for the privilege of saying s omeone else’s words? I want the people in my life to know how I feel about them—and, for me, that means the words can only come from one place. I have similar thoughts about insights in Raiser’s Edge NXT. I ... more
Posted by Kody Jackson on Raiser's Edge NXT Blog Apr 25, 2019 9:00 AM EDT
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We think you'll enjoy and learn from this fascinating, 2-part webinar series on robotic process automation.   more
Posted by David Hazeltine on Announcements Apr 24, 2019 2:20 PM EDT
ONLINE EVENT
Please join us on Tuesday, July 02, 2019 at 1:00 PM ET. more
Posted by David Hazeltine on Announcements Apr 24, 2019 2:09 PM EDT
Boston Seaport
Join us at Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP in Boston's Seaport District on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. more
Posted by David Hazeltine on Announcements Apr 24, 2019 1:58 PM EDT
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Do you ever get stuck doing something the same old way – even when you hear about a new way that may be faster – just because the old one is familiar ? I know I do. For example, I'd been hearing about the Instant Pot for a few years now, but I kept putting off getting one. I had a million excuses why I didn't need one, but the truth of the matter was – even though I knew it ... more
Posted by Allison King on Luminate Blog Apr 24, 2019 12:17 PM EDT
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Prospecting for the Endgame: Week 7 My dear readers, this is our last episode (links to the previous episodes are at the bottom of this one). You’ve made it to the final installment of Prospecting for the Endgame . I hope you’ve enjoyed our adventure together. Our prospect pool has been Identified . We’ve qualified our prospects based on their ability to ... more
Posted by Matt Connell on Organizational Best Practices Blog Apr 24, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Today, on a constituent's record, you can track how and whether they want to receive communications as either consent records or communication preferences.   Under Consent , you can manage which types of communications and channels a constituent has opted in or out of. For example, a constituent may prefer to receive all communications through ... more
Posted by Jillian Lewis on Raiser's Edge NXT Blog Apr 24, 2019 10:27 AM EDT
Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for our Blackbaud CRM Success Session: Help Desk Done Right!  I hope you were able to take away a few ideas to make your own internal Blackbaud CRM Help Desk more successful.  Many thanks to our presenters: Jeff Bauer, Florida State University Foundation Teresa Condon, Boy Scouts of America Dan Bourg, ... more
Posted by Mary Grace Davis on Blackbaud CRM and BBIS Blog Apr 24, 2019 9:50 AM EDT
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This week,  Raiser's Edge NXT  introduces several features such as an update to the Gmail  add-on, and (for some) the ability to display an insight's data proportionally.   more
Posted by Kimberly Coughlin on Raiser's Edge NXT Blog Apr 23, 2019 12:56 PM EDT
Google G-Suite SSO Connector
To simplify your members' sign-in experience and ease maintenance of their passwords and access, you can join hundreds of other organizations that enable single sign-on (SSO) for Blackbaud ID through an identity provider (IdP). With SSO, members sign in to their Blackbaud solutions with the same credentials they use to access your network and other ... more
Posted by Michael Wallen on Organizational Best Practices Blog Apr 23, 2019 12:56 PM EDT
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Yes, you music fans out there may have noticed that I totally made a Daft Punk reference with this blog post. While I’m not one half of the French DJ Duo, I can offer a few suggestions to make your online help searching experience even better. So, here are a few handy tips to help you search Harder, Better, Faster, and Stronger while using the online help ... more
Posted by Derek Nichols on K-12 Tips and Tricks Apr 23, 2019 12:31 PM EDT
Give
What’s next after your fundraising team wraps up a successful annual or mid-year campaign? Prospects have been targeted, engaged and are now donors or your annual donor has given for the fourth year in a row. Your effort shouldn’t stop there. This is where your relationship begins or continues, and you need to ensure that you are engaging and stewarding ... more
Posted by Tanya Fitzgerald on Organizational Best Practices Blog Apr 23, 2019 11:56 AM EDT
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What? A class on the Basics of Volunteers ? Might as well be the Basics of Breathing, right? Actually, no. Though it might seem intuitive, finding, managing, and keeping volunteers is a skill. Furthermore, it’s an important skill that every nonprofit organization should have. Why? The main reason: volunteers save you money. According to an ... more
Posted by Emily Steinbauer on Organizational Best Practices Blog Apr 23, 2019 11:48 AM EDT
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REGISTER TODAY! Get ready for innovation domination! This conference is your opportunity to collaborate with other software development kit (SDK) users and Blackbaud CRM experts like you. Join us June 19–20 in Charleston, South Carolina, to learn new tricks of the trade, expand your capabilities, and build relationships within the developer ... more
Posted by Kathy Wilkes on Blackbaud CRM and BBIS Blog Apr 23, 2019 11:17 AM EDT
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A new release to the Raiser's Edge - Luminate Online (RELO) integration is available and will be on the  Download website  after April 23rd! The release upgrades the Luminate Online plug-in for Raiser's Edge to version 1.5.7098.12 and Blackbaud Web Services to version 1.4.19093.2.  With this release, we've included new features and defect ... more
Posted by Colleen Gutierrez on Raiser's Edge Announcements Apr 23, 2019 8:00 AM EDT