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Your source for private school best practices, how-tos and industry insight! Our writers include Blackbaud school experts, your school peers, and industry consultants.

  • Get Hexed: Picking Inspirational School Website Colors

    Get Hexed: Picking Inspirational School Website Colors

    Learn how to select website colors that inspire admission prospects, create an emotional response, and help the school reach its goals. (Yes, colors can do all that!)

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  • Keeping Team Morale High During Busy Seasons

    Keeping Team Morale High During Busy Seasons

    From the standard to the unconventional, these managerial strategies will help your team survive—and thrive—during busy seasons.

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  • Summer Updates to Blackbaud’s “ON” Product Platform

    Summer Updates to Blackbaud’s “ON” Product Platform

    Blackbaud’s “ON” Product platform is heating up this summer with new navigation and usability improvements. Don't get burned by not being in the know, get caught up on what's hot here.

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  • Getting Smart(er) About Tuition Management

    Getting Smart(er) About Tuition Management

    Thanks to customer feedback, we’ve transformed the Smart Tuition product operations over the last year. Get caught up on the latest support and product updates here.

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  • How can I save time with onBoard?

    How can I save time with onBoard?

    Check out these time-saving tips to help onBoard users prepare for the upcoming admissions season.

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  • Infographic: The Total Economic Impact of Blackbaud’s Cloud Solution for K-12 Schools

    Infographic: The Total Economic Impact of Blackbaud’s Cloud Solution for K-12 Schools

    See how one school realized a 63% ROI in the first year, reaped over $485,000 in cost savings, and boosted revenue over $125,000 with Blackbaud's Cloud Solution for K-12 Schools.

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  • 10 Reasons to Bring Your School Lunch to the Cloud

    10 Reasons to Bring Your School Lunch to the Cloud

    Learn the top ten reasons why Blackbaud K-12 partner EZ School Apps believes the point of sale for school lunches should be managed in the cloud.

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  • Ready, Set, Go: Start Your Summer Marketing Sprint! #podcast

    Ready, Set, Go: Start Your Summer Marketing Sprint! #podcast

    Episode 53 welcomes Emily Cretella, founder of Cursive Content Marketing, to discuss her new summer marketing eBook and the contest to win a free trip to Blackbaud K–12's 2019 User Conference.

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  • Should Private Schools Add Niche to Their Digital Marketing Strategy?

    Should Private Schools Add Niche to Their Digital Marketing Strategy?

    Learn about the Sanford School's experience incorporating a Niche profile into its overall digital marketing strategy. Was it worth the investment? Find out here.

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  • School Security & Crisis Communication 101

    School Security & Crisis Communication 101

    Learn school safety best practices from our expert panel that you can implement to help keep your school safe.

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  • The Connected Admissions Office at Archbishop Moeller High School #Podcast

    The Connected Admissions Office at Archbishop Moeller High School #Podcast

    Learn about the efficiencies Archbishop Moeller High School gained by connecting its admissions office through Blackbaud K-12's enrollment management, tuition management, and accounting solutions

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  • THANK YOU to ALL of Our All-Star Teachers

    THANK YOU to ALL of Our All-Star Teachers

    To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we're recognizing five outstanding teachers who have excelled at utilizing our LMS solutions. Each Blackbaud All-Star teacher will receive a $500 gift card.

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  • What If Hogwarts School Was Connected?

    What If Hogwarts School Was Connected?

    In celebration of Children's Book Week, Blackbaud K-12 is supporting Every Child a Reader. We're also reviewing how Hogwarts School could benefit from our school management solutions.

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  • What are the Best Practices for SEO Title Tags and Meta Descriptions?

    What are the Best Practices for SEO Title Tags and Meta Descriptions?

    Follow our best-practice advice for SEO title tags and meta descriptions to build an SEO foundation for your school’s website and immediately improve search standings.

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  • Why are Heads of Schools Critical to Marketing Success? #PODCAST

    Why are Heads of Schools Critical to Marketing Success? #PODCAST

    In episode 51 of Blackbaud K-12's Get Connected podcast, guest host Chuck English interviews two dynamic heads of schools, Brad Weaver of Sonoma Country Day School and Dave Skeen of Harding Academy.

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  • Supercharge Your Board's Engagement in Fundraising

    Supercharge Your Board's Engagement in Fundraising

    Learn some simple, concrete things you can do at your school that can help get your board engaged with fundraising and excited about helping you raise the money your school needs to thrive.

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  • The "ON" Product Navigation is Getting a Usability Makeover

    The "ON" Product Navigation is Getting a Usability Makeover

    Learn how the product development team at Blackbaud K-12 is reworking the "ON" navigation to improve usability and boost efficiency for users completing administrative tasks.

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  • 5 Tips to Improve Your School Marketing Emails

    5 Tips to Improve Your School Marketing Emails

    Learn how you can transform your school’s marketing emails into true conversation starters and community builders.

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  • What are the best reports for reviewing admissions data?

    What are the best reports for reviewing admissions data?

    Review the reports in Blackbaud's onBoard Enrollment Management System that provide critical insight into candidate pipeline and help make enrollment decisions.

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  • Get Ready for Admissions Scheduling — Release Dates Announced!

    Get Ready for Admissions Scheduling — Release Dates Announced!

    Learn when your school can begin using the time-saving Admissions Scheduling feature in onBoard.

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