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    Update: Action Required for Existing TeamRaiser Integrations with Facebook Fundraising
      As  mentioned previously ,  Facebook  is rolling out improvements to their management and security for use of their fundraising platform. If you currently integrate with  Facebook Fundraising , make your updates for  Facebook  as soon as possible to avoid interruption.   When do I need to make updates?   We encourage you to begin making updates by ... more
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    Luminate Online 20.5 Release! What's NEW?
    Luminate Online 20.5 Get ready for some mid-year excitement for Luminate Online! We recently updated Luminate Online and TeamRaiser with some great features (and knocked out a lot of bugs) that will make life easier for administrators and fundraisers. We've updated TeamRaiser page layouts for inline editing! This means that your participants ... more
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  • Cathexis Virtual Drives
    Extend Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Reach with Virtual Drives and Shopping Carts
    The following post is from Mark Becker with Cathexis Partners, a Blackbaud Partner. You likely know that peer-to-peer fundraising has become a powerful tool for fundraisers as people of all ages engage online with their friends, family, and missions that are important to them. That’s why it’s important for nonprofits to continue to empower their ... more
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    Support Fundraisers With This Updated Participant Center Guide Kit
    As you look to upgrade to Participant Center 3 (PC3) for your TeamRaiser event, not only will you want to notify participants about the new functionality and sleek look and feel of their Participant Center, but you'll also want to update any fundraising or "how to" documentation you may referring to Participant Center tools. We’ve done the heavy lifting for you and created a Participant Center 3 Guide Template Kit , to help you walk participants through using the fundraising tools available to them. more
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  • Product Update
    Boost Your Knowledge Of New Features During Our Blackbaud Luminate Online Product Update and Adoption Sessions
    Join us on Tuesday, April 28 @ 3 p.m. ET for our first Product Update Briefing:  Digital Marketing and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising which is sure to get you excited about new features and capabilities like Participant Center 3, ACH capabilities for Blackbaud Merchant Services (BBMS), and new security updates in Blackbaud Luminate Online and TeamRaiser. You can start using these new features as soon as you hear about them! To help you to reach Blackbaud Luminate Online's fullest potential, the Blackbaud Customer Success team has developed Product Adoption Sessions to follow.   more
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    Participant Center 3 Now Available in Blackbaud TeamRaiser®
    Blackbaud TeamRaiser® customers now have access to upgrade to Participant Center 3 (PC3), a newly designed Participant Center which is mobile responsive and a major upgrade to the Participant Center. It is optimized to display and function well on the devices your participants prefer, including smartphones and tablets. Click the title to learn more. more
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    From Onsite to Online: Transitioning to a Virtual Experience
    As we all step back to adjust our lives in the wake of COVID-19, many of us are finding ways we can stay connected to our family and friends by way of social media and meeting software like Zoom. I even download a new (to me) app called Marco Polo so I could stay connected with a group of female farmers I used to meet with regularly. Nonprofit organizations are ... more
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  • Customer Success Sessions
    Develop a coaching email plan that will help you across the goal line
    While the football die-hard and bandwagon fans alike are making sure they have their game day beverages and snacks in order, I imagine the coaches of the 49ers and the Chiefs are zeroing in on their strategic plays for game day Sunday this week. It made me think about how intense coaching fundraisers to help us meet our goal by event day. Every event manager ... more
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  • Customer Success Sessions
    Jump-Start Your Peer-to-Peer Success with these TeamRaiser Sessions
    Welcome to a new decade and a year of new programming for your peer-to-peer event success. We are moving our TeamRaiser sessions from the Luminate Online Tips & Timesavers to TeamRaiser Road to Success in order to bring more content to those of you who are solely focused on your peer-to-peer events in TeamRaiser.  We have lots of great sessions lined up ... more
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    Benchmark Your TeamRaiser Events and Start Planning for 2020
    I know! It's still August and some of you are just now getting into the final stretch of your fall peer-to-peer events, but for those of you with spring events the time to think about your 2020 event season is now. Your Customer Success team has three ways to get you started in your planning along with some Success Sessions where we will guide you on how to ... more
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  • P2P World
    Tips and Techniques for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Free Virtual Conference
    Peer-to-peer fundraising is a great way to extend your fundraising reach. It’s all about engaging supporters to raise funds from their own networks on your nonprofit’s behalf. But, are you using the right approaches to make your peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns and events a success? Do you know what donor acquisition techniques to use? How to ... more
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    Hustle And Blackbaud Luminate Online Team Up To Help You Engage Supporters
    We’re excited to announce that Hustle now integrates with Blackbaud Luminate Online! What Is Hustle? Hustle helps you have valuable conversations with supporters via the channel people engage with the most — text messaging. Hustle enables one-to-one text messaging and encourages text conversations with supporters. Unlike text-to-give ... more
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  • Gift for You
    A Holiday Gift For TeamRaiser Event Managers: Participant Center Guide Template Kit
    During this festive season, your Customer Success Team wanted to share in a little holiday joy that will hopefully help you boost your TeamRaiser Peer-to-Peer Fundraising strategy next year. As a little gift, we’ve created a Participant Center Guide Template Kit, to help you walk your participants through your fundraising tools to maximizing their impact.   more
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  • Zero In Dartboard
    Preparing For Your 2019 Peer-to-Peer Event Season
    As you plan for next year’s Peer-to-Peer events, it is important to gather some big picture analytics to help you get a pulse on how your 2018 events performed. Doing this assessment will help you understand your fundraiser's strengths and weaknesses which in turn will help you better align your 2019 strategy. Before reviewing your own data, it is ... more
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    Does Your Organization Have An Extraordinary Volunteer?
    Honor them in a major way by nominating them now for the 2019 Cash, Sweat & Tears Award .        What Is The Cash, Sweat & Tears Award? Presented by the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum , The Cash, Sweat & Tears Awards "honors the passion of North America’s most extraordinary volunteers – the people who take on physical challenges, overcome obstacles or ... more
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  • MobilePay
    Five Ways To Use Blackbaud MobilePay
    Blackbaud MobilePay™ gives you a new way to process gifts and registration payments using a mobile phone or tablet—anywhere you have a cellular or wi-fi Internet connection. Payments flow directly into Blackbaud Luminate and Blackbaud TeamRaiser, eliminating extra paperwork and back-office data entry. Let's look at some of the opportunities ... more
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    On-the-Go Event Management
    It’s the day of your organization’s fundraising walk. You’re onsite by 4:30 a.m. and will spend the next hour transporting, setting up, and testing the computers and equipment that will be used for participant registration and payments. Sound familiar? Well, your day-of event management is about to change just in time for 2019 planning. Blackbaud ... more
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    It’s Here: TeamRaiser Integration With Facebook Fundraiser!
    We’re excited to announce the availability of the Blackbaud TeamRaiser Integration with Facebook Fundraiser for all US-based customers.  The new functionality brings increased reach and efficiency to your peer-to-peer fundraising events. Early testing of this integration has demonstrated that when participants link a Facebook fundraiser to ... more
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    Break Out Of Your Writer’s Block
    You've created your TeamRaiser event. Now it's time to encourage your constituents to register for the event and to help your participants achieve their goals (and yours). But when it comes time to write these emails, you stare and stare at the blank page. You have—dun dunn dunnn— writer's block . I'm here to tell you, you are not alone. (How do you think I ... more
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  • 30-Minute Tips & Timesavers
    Web Seminar - Easy Blackbaud TeamRaiser® Event Creation For 2018
    Creating your next TeamRaiser event doesn't have to be a painful experience. If you hosted an event the previous year, it should be as simple as uploading some new images, updating some text and making a copy of your previous TeamRaiser event. On January 31, 2018 I presented a webinar on doing this process in one of Blackbaud's "30 Minute Tips & ... more
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    Coming Soon: Facebook Integration With TeamRaiser
    On November 29 th , in conjunction with Facebook’s Social Good Summit, Blackbaud announced that it will integrate its fundraising and engagement solutions with Facebook. This integration will first be available in TeamRaiser, with plans to expand integration capabilities to other solutions over time.   What is the integration and why is it ... more
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    NEW! Email Welcome Campaign Toolkit
    It’s a great time to plan a warm welcome for all the new, first-time donors from your #GivingTuesday, year-end, and holiday campaigns.  To help you get this done, we created a new Welcome Series toolkit that includes mobile-friendly email templates, step-by-step instructions, and even Photoshop design files. With these tools and Luminate Beta, ... more
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    3 Ways To Build Birthday Campaigns with Luminate
    With the new Luminate Beta Lists filters , you have fresh superpowers, including creating super simple email lists to drive birthday campaigns. Email people on or before their birthday to power relationship-building and fundraising. Here are a few of the new opportunities this offers you:     1. Send birthday ecards to supporters.  Remind ... more
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    Become A Luminate Online Power User!
    Are you spending too much time trying to understand the comprehensive tools in Luminate Online? Blackbaud University training can teach you the features and flexibility of these tools to help you streamline tasks and become more efficient in your job. We want to make sure you're getting the most out of your solution so you can better understand your ... more
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    Round Up: TeamRaiser Dashboard Report Enhancements
    Dashboard filters in Luminate Beta let you drill into specific information on the dashboard.  There are now even more filters to get to the information you want. Under  Registrations , you can now view the  Total Teams Registered  and  % of Teams Returning from Previous Event , which only displays the percentage when the event selected in the ... more
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