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30-Minute Tips & Timesavers

Want to learn new product capabilities, tips, tricks, and best practices?

Join our webinar series, 30-Minute Tips and Timesavers, with Chris Geady, Blackbaud solutions expert. Each month he’ll cover a different topic to help you use your software more effectively and reduce the time you’re spending on outdated processes.

Each webinar in the series is 30 minutes or less and is free to join! If you can’t make it to one of the webinars, on-demand versions will be available for you to watch when it’s most convenient for you.

You can register for the entire series or just the webinars that interest you most by completing the form below.

Upcoming Webinars
All About Exporting in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge™
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Get more data out of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge to further your organization. We’re diving deep into the export tool in this session and arming you with tips and tricks on pulling queries, arranging fields, formatting files, and more.


Setting Up a New Campaign
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Setting up new campaigns can be stressful—but it is crucial to your organization’s success. Join us in this webinar to get tips on how to set up campaigns, solicit funds, and more in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge™ database view.


Comprehensive Giving
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

In this session, learn the best reports (standard and custom) to use and gain an in-depth understanding of considerations like soft credits, spousal giving, and more.


Moves Management Tracking and Reporting
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

In this session, we’re breaking down how to use the Work Center and Analyze tools to get the most out of your campaign in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT™.


Post-Campaign Reporting
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Your campaign is complete. Now what? Attend this session to find out what your next steps should be. We’ll analyze actions, fundraisers, and giving to provide you with a framework for future campaigns.


Reporting Tips in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT™
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Do more with your data. Join us in this webinar and learn how to leverage your data from Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT™, so you can use it to forward your organization’s mission!


Mail Merges
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Join us in this webinar to learn everything there is to know about mail merges out of Raiser’s Edge™ and get a glimpse into appeal segmentation.


Business Rules and Security Settings
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

In this session, we’re tackling global, administration, and configuration settings in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge™ database view. Master these settings and put the focus back on your mission.


Using Import to Aid Data Cleanup
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Clean your data up with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge™. In this session, we’ll demonstrate how you can use the standard import tools in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge to export data, clean it, and import it back in.


Dealing with Database Management and Cleanup
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Join us for one of the most interactive sessions yet, where we’ll discuss tips and timesavers to help you clean up your Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge™ database. We’ll talk code tables, global changes, queries, and more to get you up to speed on database management for your organization.



Previous Webinars


Register for 30-Minute Tips and Timesavers

Fill out and submit the form below to register for the entire series or select the one(s) that interest you the most.


Meet the Presenters:

Chris Geady

Chris Geady is a Blackbaud solutions expert with more than 13 years of experience working with Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, and Blackbaud’s full suite of online fundraising products. He has worked with hundreds of nonprofits helping them improve efficiency so they can better meet their needs. Prior to Blackbaud, Chris worked at nonprofit organizations in marketing, events, and IT. You can follow him on Twitter® at @chrisgeadybb.

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