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BlackbaudTV is on the Air

By on Jul 29, 2010


It’s hard to keep a really good thing a secret, but today I finally get to tell you about BlackbaudTV. The new website launches today with close to 40 videos from across the nonprofit sector. As you might have guessed, the website is at

The site features videos and interviews with Randi Zuckerberg from Facebook, Social media expert Chris Brogan, Twitpic founder Noah Everett, Holly Ross from NTEN, and NetSquared’s Amy Sample Ward. Plus lots of customer stories and thoughts from Blackbaud experts.

Blackbaud is holding the BlackbaudTV Inspire Contest to encourage nonprofit professionals to submit a video in response to the question “How do you inspire supporters to take action?” Each video response submitted will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of two free registrations to the 2010 Blackbaud’s Conference for Nonprofits – North America and one of two iPads. Learn more about the BlackbaudTV Inspire Contest at

The BlackbaudTV video portal was built using Blackbaud NetCommunity and will continue to grow over time. The current channel line-up is:

Nonprofit News: Learn about trends, issues, and news—stay current on issues facing your specific sector, and be the first to find out about events that impact the nonprofit community.

TechKNOWlogy: Hear about the latest innovations in nonprofit technology—learn about the latest technology tools and tips and hear from peers about how they are leveraging technology in their organizations.

Philanthropy in Action: Watch how organizations are making the world a better place.

Blackbaud Community: Hear from Blackbaud customers and partners about how they are leveraging technology to improve operational efficiency, build strong relationships, and raise more money to support their missions.

Blackbaud LIVE!: Watch sessions as they are happening from nonprofit events. Live coverage starts with select sessions from Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits — North America

Give it a look. And don’t forget that you can submit your own videos too.


Steve MacLaughlin is the Vice President of Data & Analytics at Blackbaud and bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits.

MacLaughlin has been featured as a fundraising and nonprofit expert in many mainstream publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, USA Today, The NonProfit Times, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Bloomberg, and has appeared on NPR.

He is a frequent speaker at events including the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), American Marketing Association (AMA), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association (DMFA), Giving Institute Summer Symposium, National Association of Independent School (NAIS), Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), Institute of Fundraising National Convention (United Kingdom), Civil Society Conference (Netherlands), International Fundraising Congress (Netherlands), Ask Direct Fundraising Summer School (Ireland), and a keynote speaker at several conferences across the social good sector.

Steve previously served on the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Board of Directors and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University.

He is a frequent blogger, published author of a chapter in the book People to People Fundraising: Social Networking and Web 2.0 for Charities, and is a co-editor of the book Internet Management for Nonprofits: Strategies, Tools & Trade Secrets. His latest book, Data Driven Nonprofits, became a bestseller in 2016.

Steve earned both his undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Interactive Media from Indiana University.

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