How Charities Can Leverage The Influencer Marketing Trend

How Charities can Leverage the Influencer Marketing Trend


Guest post by everydayhero The popularity of influencer marketing has surged in recent years. While it’s been around as a marketing tactic for the best part of a century, this recent growth can be largely attributed to the sheer volume of content being shared across social media. Amidst so much…

6 Trends That Will Impact The Social Good Sector In 2017

6 Trends That Will Impact the Social Good Sector in 2017


We’re just three months in and already 2017 is shaping up to be a roller coaster of a year. With the constant changes, innovations, and breaking news impacting the sector, staying focused on the work that matters will be key for all of us. To help us navigate, Blackbaud leaders and industry…

Things Are Changing At Blackbaud

Things are Changing at Blackbaud


Article by Lianne McGrory, Director, Professional Services & Sales (core team) at Blackbaud Pacific I'm excited! Things are changing at Blackbaud. The past 18 months has seen innovative product releases, a growing range of services and now we are changing the way we support our customers by launching a formal…

Celebrating Not For Profit Passion At Bbcon Sydney 2016

Celebrating Not for Profit Passion at bbcon Sydney 2016


Headlining the event, which takes place 1-2 August at Doltone House in Sydney, is Mike Johnston, founder of global fundraising consultancy hjc and highest rated speaker at last year’s International Fundraising Congress. Johnston has helped charities raise over $1 billion using his Transformational Donor-Mapping Framework and will launch it in the…

Raiser’s Edge 7.94 Blog Series – Post 2 Of 2

Raiser’s Edge 7.94 Blog Series – Post 2 of 2


Dashboards and Pivot Reports changes Have you ever clicked on the Dashboards module and received the error, "Before you can use the Dashboard feature, you need to install Microsoft Office Web Components software."? Great news! We have updated the Dashboard technology from Office Web Components, so the installation of Office…

Raiser’s Edge 7.94 Blog Series – Post 1 Of 2

Raiser’s Edge 7.94 Blog Series – Post 1 of 2


Constituent level contact information - emails/phones/links off address In the next two weeks our blog series will cover more of what will be included in 7.94. January 25th, 2015 we will release The Raiser’s Edge 7.94 which includes the most anticipated update to RE based on customer feedback: the move…

Make The Most Of Your Bbcon Experience

Make the most of your bbcon experience


It’s only 2 weeks since bbcon came to a close for another year and for most of us it already seems a distant, happy memory. With everyone going back to their busy jobs, and most likely having to catch up on at least 2 days of work that was missed…

Can You Afford Not To Invest In Training?

Can you afford not to invest in training?


In many trades and professions we take for granted that skilled practitioner have invested intensive amounts of time and money in upskilling/training? We assume that the pilot captaining the plane we board has undergone years of vigorous training. From the master craftsmen sculpting your furniture to the chef who cooks…

If It’s Not In The Database, It Did Not Happen

If it’s not in the database, it did not happen


As part of the planning for our upcoming The Raiser's Edge User Group meetings, we have found it useful to think about the popular topics from last year’s meetings. One in particular that presented as a common theme was the challenges around getting people to use the system - in…