The 6 Most Common Data Mistakes Fundraisers Make—And How to Fix Them!
Over our three decades of work with clients, we've noticed some common mistakes that fundraisers make with their data. So, we decided to round up the six most frequent mistakes that we see and explain exactly how you and your team can fix them.
Is Your Nonprofit Data Intelligent? Data visualization vs. business intelligence.
There's a big difference between data reporting, data visualizations, and business intelligence. Here's a breakdown of the terms nonprofits working with data should know.
The Benefits of Using a Business Intelligence Tool at Your Nonprofit
Business Intelligence (BI) is essential to run effective fundraising campaigns that allow nonprofits to do the necessary work for our society—here's why a BI tool helps.
The Giving Pyramid—An Essential Part of Any Capital Campaign
If you’re about to launch a major capital campaign, it’s crucial that you have the right data and tracking tools in place to ensure you’re headed towards success. For most organizations, the Giving Pyramid is essential...
The 5 Metrics Fundraisers Need to Know
To help you simplify your fundraising reporting process, we have selected the five most important metrics fundraisers need to know.
Business Intelligence for Nonprofits—Four Steps
Data and reports are not the same thing as business intelligence (BI). This post will simplify the daunting task of gaining BI with your organization’s data.
Maximize Blackbaud CRM: How to use Smart Query to analyze your data
You know how to create ad-hoc queries in Blackbaud CRM. You assign parameters, set your outputs, run your results, rinse and repeat. But, what if you want to dig a bit deeper into a query to further analyze data within that set? That’s when you want to use Smart Query.