Blackbaud Sphere

Preparing for the Close of a Thon Event

After all the hours of work spent building the perfect event website are behind you, what happens now that the registration period is over? This blog is to provide you with a few helpful tips for preparing for the end of a Thon event in Sphere. Disabling Registration on the Event Website When it comes […]

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User Roles in Blackbaud Merchant Services

Blackbaud Merchant Services (BBMS) allows multiple people from your organisation to log in and view information relating to their department. For example, you’re the administrator so you have full access; however, you want your finance folk to have a log in so they can generate reports only and not have access to any other feature, […]

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So it’s time to start looking at next year’s event? Things to think about when duplicating a previous Kintera Thon event.

So you’ve decided to duplicate your previous event…. When setting up a new event in Blackbaud Sphere the best option is normally to duplicate the previous year’s event. It’s less work. All the settings remain intact that were in the previous year’s event and, if you have customization, that is the easiest way to keep the look without having to […]

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How to Assist Users with Password Reset Request Email Deliverability Issues

What do you do when you receive a call or an email from a Blackbaud Sphere Participant and/or Sphere User (Administrative) requesting assistance with retrieving/resetting their Password? This guide will walk you through the available options to assist your Customer’s and/or Co-workers with resetting their Blackbaud Sphere account Password. First, we recommend gathering some additional […]

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Working with Tables(Rooms) and Seating Arrangements in a Gala Event

A Blackbaud Sphere Gala Event has the option for the setup and reporting for Tables (Rooms) and Seating arrangements. Within your Sphere Gala Event Admin section you can organize your table arrangements and seating assignments and view their current status as far as the number of seats still available per table. Also, you can run reports within […]

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Using Social Media to Drive Donations and Registrations

Part 1: Let’s Talk About SEO Part 2: Email Marketing Part 3: Using Social Media to drive donations and registrations. Social media is a popular tool that has given rise to promising new ways for event participants to raise money online. The real power of social media comes through engaging a wide audience. What better way […]

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