Steve MacLaughlin, director of analytics at Blackbaud, goes to great lengths to provide insight to us all, and he has done it again with his annual review of year-end fundraising email subject lines.
Our everyday lives are full of numbers and metrics. The hours and minutes on the alarm clock. The temperature of the water that hits our face. The expiration date on the milk. The distance to our offices. The posted speed limit on the road. The number of e-mails waiting in the inbox. We live in a sea of things that can be counted and metrics that can be measured.
Charleston, S.C., November 13, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, today announced the release of Blackbaud Sphere Grow™. This new “Grow” version of the company’s popular web-based emarketing and event fundraising solution, Blackbaud Sphere, provides nonprofits an affordable turn-key solution with a guided implementation and ongoing consulting services.
Charleston, S.C., August 11, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today announced the opening of registration for NetWits Summer Camp, a five-day series of web seminars covering what every nonprofit needs to know about its website, email marketing, online fundraising, social media, and related metrics. The “Camp” will be held August 24 to 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. The event series is an extension of Blackbaud’s popular blog NetWits Think Tank, which focuses on technology, fundraising, social media and industry trends.
July 2, 2009 — The first half of 2009 is now over and we have some updated information about online giving trends from Blackbaud clients to share. This is a follow-up to the Q1 2009 Online Giving Trends information that was released in April. This information comes from approximately 2,000 nonprofit organizations using Blackbaud's Internet solutions and represents the largest sample size studied in the nonprofit sector.
Charleston, S.C., June 11, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), announced today that an increasing number of nonprofits are selecting its new website management offering, Blackbaud NetCommunity Grow™. A Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, Blackbaud NetCommunity Grow was developed to make it easier for nonprofits to quickly build interactive websites that are integrated with their constituent relationship management (CRM) solutions and backed by strategy services to help them be successful. Additionally, as a fully-hosted solution available on a subscription basis, Blackbaud NetCommunity Grow is ideal for nonprofits that need flexible payment and deployment options.