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  • simplify
    Your Peer-to-Peer Campaign Checklist
    Recently, we've heard from some everydayhero customers that they're just not sure  about how to start using their everydayhero Pro tool, what they should use it for, or what kind of campaign they should launch.  If this sounds like you, the below checklist may be a great resource for you!   We've outlined 10 key actions you can to take to start, launch ... more
  • Yams
    Some thoughts on #GivingTuesday, everydayhero, and yams.
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    Evaluating and Improving Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Program
    You’ve recently finished your nonprofit’s peer-to-peer fundraising campaign, so what’s next? It’s the perfect time to recap, review and revisit your campaign so you can improve your nonprofit’s peer-to-peer fundraising results for next year. But where do you begin with evaluating and improving upon this year’s campaign? It may seem overwhelming ... more
  • VE
    ​Upcoming Webinar: Virtual Events: Latest Trend in P2P Fundraising from Across the Pond
    Virtual Events: Latest Trend in P2P Fundraising from Across the Pond August 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET   Bigger than Coldplay and more powerful than Adele, virtual events are poised to take the U.S. peer-to-peer fundraising world by storm. In this session led by Blackbaud's UK fundraising experts, you'll learn how virtual events have become a ... more
  • storytelling
    Upcoming Webinar: Helping Participants Raise More Through Storytelling
    Helping Participants Raise More through Storytelling August 15, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. ET You have a great recruitment and coaching plan for peer-to-peer fundraisers. But are you doing everything you can to help them tell your story? How can you empower them to communicate your impact and improve donation asks? In this webinar, we’ll share lots of real-life ... more
  • celebrate
    Converting Peer to Peer Donors to Fundraisers
    Hooray!  It's a great moment! The moment you receive a donation for your organization. It's the perfect time to leap up and down, do a jig, and celebrate! It's also a perfect time to start preparing for helping your donor to make a different type of leap, the leap from donor to fundraiser.  After you receive a donation, whether it's $10 or $1000, we strongly ... more
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    Get It Done With Everydayhero Go!
    Go! everydayhero provides your organization with the resources needed to launch your first two peer-to-peer fundraising events or campaigns on the everydayhero Pro platform and sets you up for future fundraising success. We like to say we'll get you to P2P proficient in 90 days! Here's what you get: - Six consultant-led webinars that discuss overall ... more
  • ipad
    How Do You Handle Donors Who Opted To Cover Processing Fees?
    Overview You can compare everydayhero fees to card processing fees. All cards processed in BBMS (or any gateway) have a fee, but that has absolutely no impact on what is recorded in the database or sent to the finance system. A $20 donation with a $2 card processing fee doesn’t ever - anywhere - change to be $18. Blackbaud's CRM databases act as a ... more
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    Offline Donations LIVE
    What is it? Offline donations are now live in everydayhero. You can now easily enter, edit and delete offline donations, as well as attribute them to a specific fundraiser. Once an offline donation is added or edited, the fundraiser's personal page, their fundraising total, and the campaign fundraising total are automatically updated to reflect ... more
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    What's In A Campaign Logo?
    At the beginning of the year, our engineering team made an improvement to the landing page template, which now allows you to easily add a campaign logo.  But, why? WHAT WAS GOING ON? Below you'll see that adding a logo to the landing page in the past was more involved and had to be added to the banner. This meant you needed to have some design skills and access ... more
  • BBU
    Using History to Shape Our Future
    “ We are not makers of history. We are made by history .” – Martin Luther King, Jr. History is not just a subject we learn in school. It’s not just an interesting movie. History shapes us. It shapes how we face the world, how we make decisions, and how we function as a society. Major events in history can help us realize weaknesses, change our perspective, and ... more
  • Blackbaud University
    It’s All About Who Your Supporters Know
    When I learn that a dear friend or family member is deeply invested in raising funds for a specific cause, I want to learn more about the cause. And, even if it turns out their cause is not something that directly relates to me, knowing it is near and dear to their heart makes the difference in my choosing to support the cause. Peer-to-peer fundraising uses ... more