Avoiding the "Order Taker" Trap
End users don’t always realize they are asking Advancement Services to jump through hoops when they ask for something and say they need it “now." How do you break this cycle?
Prospect Research 101: Improve Your Donor Communications
When it comes to crafting an effective fundraising strategy, understanding your donors is key. Guest author, Sarah Tedesco, gives five great tips for maximizing success.
Big Professional Ideas from Tiny Houses
Focus on the things that matter. A quick, 5-minute TN Inspire! presentation from TLCC2016.
Why Isn't This Done Yet?
Learn why software implementations take longer than they should.
How Much Pain Can You Take? Assessing Your CRM Quality of Life
Daily discomfort with your fundraising system? Take a good, hard look at how your CRM is blocking your success.
Avoiding Blackbaud CRM Derailment: When Do You Need Help?
CRM implementation is big, expensive project with high visibility throughout your organization. How do you know when you're getting in over your head?
Venue Professionals: Get A Better Work/Life Balance
One month in to the new year, and that resolution for less stress? It left with the bass player on January 3rd. Now what? Are you resigned to another year of elevated blood pressure? Hope is not lost.
Blackbaud CRM Design Sessions: What You Should Know
The design sessions, and your careful review and approval of the design documents, are the foundation for successful implementation. If you’re flying solo with Blackbaud, you alone shoulder the documentation and verification burden before work can begin. You may be one of those people who thrive under pressure. But as this could be one of the largest, most expensive projects you undertake in your career, it’s wise to consider your options.