Quick Tips: Business Planning for Information Services
It can be challenging to set meaningful performance goals for support teams such as information services or database management. Service providers must think broadly about what they hope to achieve and how they will accomplish their vision. Consider the following tips when crafting your business plan.
Data privacy—a 101 for fundraisers
Data has a bad rap lately—make sure you're using your data legally and ethically.
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.
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?
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?