Events Management

Enhancement: BEE Undo Option

The latest enhancement to BEE lets you “undo” changes made to your email content. When you click into a content box and begin making edits, you will see a history and undo icon appear in the bottom left corner of your email window. Use these tools to undo a single edit or jump back in […]

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FY18 GAIL Year-End Statistics

Do you ever wonder how many marketing efforts and event invitations are sent out in a fiscal year? How many people are we reaching? What’s the average number of communications a constituent receives per year? All this information and more can be found on the FY18 GAIL Communications Statistics Infographic.

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Coming Soon: New GAIL Training Classes

Starting in October, the office of Client Services will begin offering two new training classes. These courses will be targeted towards student workers and support staff.

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When to use Declined vs. Will Not Attend

When managing your invitation in list GAIL, several different options are provided within your module to keep both your invitees and registrants organized. Two of these options are the ability to mark individuals as “declined” or “will not attend”. So when do we use these options?

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New Degree Area Organization

Recent changes have been made to the Degree Area fields of the constituents’ education tab. The constituents’ profile will look the same, however adjustments have been made behind the scenes that will affect the way you request and compile your alumni lists.   What is the Degree Area field and where is it located? Degree […]

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2018 GAIL Survey Results: Part 2

Survey says! Part two of the GAIL survey summary is here!   We read through all (yes ALL) of your feedback, suggestions, and questions and have complied a list of responses. These responses include helpful hints, troubleshooting advice, and brand new enhancements. If you have any questions regarding one of the survey responses, please email […]

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GDPR Changes Start May 25, 2018

The GAIL constituents making up our alumni and friends within the European Union are seeing some changes due to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). UGA’s statement on GDPR makes some great points around our compliance policy. It is important to note that all EU alumni and friends’ communications preferences are tracked in GAIL; therefore, any […]

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Embedding Hyperlinks In Your BEE Emails

Adding buttons to your BEE email is a great way to easily identify to your constituents where they can give a gift or register for your event. However, if the buttons are not correctly linked, sometimes this can result in a “page not found” for your email recipients. When you are setting up your button, […]

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“Class of” Abbreviations for Event Name Tags

Within your GAIL event, the Registrants-More Details tab has been updated to include “Class of” abbreviations. The new columns (DegreePreferredClassOfAbbrev) included on your Excel spreadsheet will assist with creating name tags for events (Ex. John Smith BBA ’99). If you’d like this class abbreviation added to your other export definitions, please email askit@uga.edu. NOTE:  Client […]

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Checking for Duplicate Addresses in Postal Mailings

So you’ve downloaded your spreadsheet for your postal mail marketing effort or event invitation… now what? Check your data! To avoid sending multiple mailers to the same address, review your data to identify possible duplicate mailing addresses. If you’re not sure how to best organize your data, check out the helpful Excel guide below.

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