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April 10, 2017 Uncategorized by

Newsletter Subscriptions

Many of you send email newsletters at your church. If you do, and if you have more than one newsletter, you should probably set up ...
April 3, 2017 reports by

SMS Message Log – Available to SMS Users

Previously, only Admin users could view the SMS log – that list of all text messages sent via your TouchPoint database. Now, any user with ...
March 27, 2017 Mobile App by

Smile! You’re…not on Candid Camera

In a recent post we showed you how easily you can ‘fix’ a picture that gets uploaded to your touchPoint database and is sideways or upside ...
March 23, 2017 ideas by

Prepare for Vacation Bible School Now

Most churches have some type of Vacation Bible School during the Summer. Some have it at night, while other have it during the day. Some make ...
March 21, 2017 contributions by

Failed Recurring Giving

If your church is using online giving, there will be times that a donor’s recurring giving will fail. This will be due to one of ...
March 15, 2017 Admin Feature by

New Bundle Report Recipe

It seems we have been blogging about new features for finance users a lot lately. Sometimes that is just the way it goes. This post is ...
March 13, 2017 Explaining by

Self-Support for Mission Trips

In recent weeks, we noticed several mission trip participants making payments toward their trips by using Support Links instead of their paylink or the make payment ...
March 7, 2017 HowTo by

Pictures – not worth 1,000 words when upside down!

I love being able to look up someone in our TouchPoint database and see what the person looks like. But sometimes those pictures are upside down ...
March 6, 2017 contributions by

Contributions: 3 time-saving tips

Over a year ago (Jan. 2016) I blogged about 3 changes on the post bundle page that make posting contributions easier for you. We have ...
February 27, 2017 Admin Feature by

When Is Empty not Empty? When it Is the Empty Template!

We call it the Empty Template, but it has a very important use and should be in every TouchPoint database. It presents your senders a ...
February 22, 2017 Changes by

Managed Giving Report

Finance users – did you notice a few little additions we recently published to the Managed Giving Report? You can now see more information about a ...
February 21, 2017 contributions by

Change re Batch Dates & Reports

We recently made a slight change in how the Totals by Description and the Reconcile Reports work on the Transactions Log. Now, if you do ...
February 13, 2017 email by

Reusing Emails

TouchPoint has a couple of methods you can use when you want to copy an email that you have already sent. You have a beautiful ...
February 8, 2017 email by

Better Communication via TouchPoint Email

As a followup to my article about spam, I want to give you a few tips for emailing newsletters, daily devotions, announcements – whatever it ...
February 6, 2017 email by

TouchPoint Emails – Where are they?

Spam! It isn’t just for dinner. It might just be the answer to these questions. “Why am I no longer receiving emails from the church?” “Why am I ...
February 2, 2017 contributions by

Export Contributors with Statements

We designed the contribution statements to fit in a #9 window envelope to make it easy for churches to fold and stuff them without having ...
January 31, 2017 email by

Tip: Email from a Ministry not an Individual

Here is a great tip for sending email newsletters or other informational emails for a specific ministry. Create a people record for each of your ministries and ...
January 25, 2017 Admin Feature by

New SQL Recipe: Average Att. for Orgs

This may seem like more of the same, as we have recently published several other reports that present attendance for organizations. However, this one is ...
January 23, 2017 Admin Feature by

SQL Recipes: Attendance Change Reports

Last month our friends at Hunter St Baptist Church in Alabama sponsored 2 new SQL reports. We created them and added the recipes to our documentation. They ...
January 16, 2017 Coupon by

Tip: Make Reusable Coupons Expire

Coupons in TouchPoint are a great way to allow a person to pay with cash or check and still register online. However, another use it ...

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