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New Event Registrant Analysis Report

This new report is called “Registrant Analysis” and is found on the left navigational bar inside the Event and allows you to get a broad overview of the constituents who are  registered for an event. This report shows statistics related to age groups, years of recognition, total recognition, gender, degree area, and constituency. It also […]

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Giving Day is March 31, 2022

The Office of Annual Giving is requesting an EMAIL BLACKOUT for alumni and donors from March 10 – 31 in preparation for our first-ever university-wide Giving Day on March 31. Constituents could receive as many as 5 emails on Giving Day, and this blackout period is a best practice recommended by other institutions who have […]

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ASKIT News

In May, we will begin transitioning our helpdesk ticketing system to TeamDynamix. This will be a staged process starting first with Event Registration Page requests and Query/Selection/Reporting tickets. Once this change goes into effect, you will see a message like what is shown below when you attempt to submit a request through ASKIT. When prompted, […]

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Guidelines for Submitting Excel Files to ASKIT

Before hitting send on an email with an excel spreadsheet attached containing sensitive data, be sure you follow appropriate guidelines for keeping data safe & secure. Step 1 You must use UGA’s approved secure email tool called SendFiles, and it must be sent directly to a Client Services team member (Cindy Bond, Eric Schmidt or […]

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Meet Taejah Harper – Training and Communication Specialist

Need to signup for a GAIL training class? Stuck putting together your direct marketing effort? Forgot how to set up an event? There’s now one more person on the Client Services Team that can help answer all your GAIL questions and more!  Please help us welcome Taejah Harper as the new Training and Communication Specialist. […]

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Dark Mode Preview in BEE

Reading emails have become a huge part of our daily lives. So much so that there’s a recent trend of more and more people preferring to go dark.  Dark mode is a setting that displays light-colored text and images on dark-colored backgrounds. It’s easier on the eyes and creates a pleasant experience for end-users. It […]

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Changes to Event Attendees Smart Query Names

Please be aware that the following smart query names have been edited to provide better clarity on which smart query you need for your event communication. This name change applies to these specific smart queries for every School/College/Unit “Event Attendees”.  Also, please be sure to not change the name of these predefined smart queries. These […]

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Name Stack Option for Postal Mailings

If you have been wishing you had the option to print individual names in a stacking order on your printed mailings (as opposed to one combined Addressee), well now you do! While the Addressee field will remain in all exported excel file definitions, we can add 2 new fields so that you can select which […]

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Six Analytics Tools for Annual Giving – by Ryan Phillips

https://dar.uga.edu/2022/six-analytics-tools-for-annual-giving/ 1. Annual Giving Analytics Tool To access in GAIL: Analysis > Annual Giving under “Analytic Tools” The Annual Giving Analytics Tool will show your unit’s year-to-date revenue and gift comparisons for the past three fiscal years. You can view this information in a table or a handy graph to see trends over time. The […]

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Process Change: Activate your DME before sending an email

As the GAIL database continues to grow and begins approaching nearly one million constituents, the size of audiences for communications has increased as well. In order to ensure that emails in your direct marketing efforts or event communications will process, the DAR IT and Advancement Services teams have come up with solutions to ease the […]

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