Database Cleanup for Fundraisers: 6 Tips for Clearing Clutter
Think about the last time you tried to send out a major appeal using The Raiser’s Edge. Did you have “exceptions” to delete? Did you spend valuable resources sending solicitation letters to individuals that haven’t donated or moved years ago? There comes a time in every fundraiser’s life that database cleanup must happen.
Just as your furniture lasts longer with a little love and attention, so will the quality of your Blackbaud database. We know that the day-to-day of your job might keep you from clearing the cobwebs. Resolve to devote a few hours each month over the next six months to these valuable tips for database cleanup. You’ll see the rewards in more efficiency with each future solicitation.