Blackbaud Headed to SXSWi 2011

SXSW 2011

It’s that time again. South by South West Interactive 2011 is upon us. There are a ton of great activities, networking opportunities and sessions focused on the non-profit space this year – one of which Blackbaud will be moderating. It should be a great conversation between (check out the panelists below) social networking providers and [...]


What Matters Most to Event Fundraisers?


What was your answer? Is it online tools to help you administer your events and register participants? Is it logistics and course planning for your run, walk, or ride?  Is it getting high-profile sponsors to help defray costs and gain exposure?  Is it how to engage and inspire your participants to fundraise more effectively?  I’m [...]


Scanning for Good: How One Nonprofit Used QR Codes to Raise Awareness


I’ve enjoyed watching the use of QR codes grow recently, particularly in the nonprofit space. For a sector often looking for creative ways to communicate our message, QR codes are a great tool for things like advocacy and scavenger hunts. But they are also great for traditional calls to action! The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network [...]


Advocates Seven Times More Likely to Donate Money to a Cause


Did you know advocates are seven-times more likely to give as compared to non-advocates? If you’re looking for ways to integrate your advocacy and fundraising efforts and discover best practices to optimize advocacy appeals that lead to increased response rates and fundraising, this new white paper, “Connecting Online Advocacy and Fundraising,” co-authored by Blackbaud, M+R [...]


Does a Clean URL Matter for SEO?

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The answer is, it depends who you ask.  There are two very solid “camps” for this one, and each camp have a way of making you feel fearful by not believing them. One point of definition: a clean URL is one that only contains keywords and is missing any of the traditional calls to the [...]