Author: Diane Goldring Nesbitt

An Online Registration Tool to Save You Time

Recently a number of our clients have asked how they will know when someone registers online for their events.  Do we send an email to the administrator each time someone new registers?  For a number of reasons, we do not.  We do, however, offer what we think is a better solution: the Snapshot Widget.  SignMeUp’s … Continue reading An Online Registration Tool to Save You Time

Enhancing Online Registration Security: 3 Simple Tips

After the recent Zappos security breach, in which hackers gained access to the personal information of 24 million Zappos customers (of which I am one), many articles were published on how to protect your online data.  Being in the business of online registration and credit card processing, SignMeUp obsesses over security.  However, many common security violations … Continue reading Enhancing Online Registration Security: 3 Simple Tips

Making Lemonade: Portland Marathon takes on Occupy Portland

Have you ever been faced with a completely out-of-the-blue, totally unanticipated problem that could ruin your event?  Les Smith confronted just such a situation during the October 9 10,000+ participant Portland Marathon and Half Marathon.  It was called Occupy Portland - Portland’s version of the current Occupy Wall Street movement.   A few days before the Marathon, Occupy … Continue reading Making Lemonade: Portland Marathon takes on Occupy Portland

Online Registration Time-Saver: Auto-Numbering

As an event manager, you’re always looking for ways to save time managing the online registration process.  Have you checked out our auto-numbering tool?  Found in the More Tools section of your Form Menu, auto-numbering, as its name indicates, auto-assigns numbers or codes to each registration.  You can upload a list of numbers or codes … Continue reading Online Registration Time-Saver: Auto-Numbering

Limited Capacity Events – 3 Ways to Manage Online Registration

As we have seen with our clients, there are several ways to manage online registration for events with limited capacity.  Many such events take registrations up to the limit and close.  Some large marquee events hold lotteries.  Others set up a waiting list for potential participants who missed the initial cutoff.   Below, some longtime SignMeUp … Continue reading Limited Capacity Events – 3 Ways to Manage Online Registration

Online Registration vs. In-Store Registration: Resolving the Conflict

SignMeUp recently was selected to be the official online registration vendor for Fleet Feet Sports training programs nationwide.  A couple of days ago my colleagues Dan Bloedorn, Todd Bellino and I had the pleasure of attending Fleet Feet's National Franchise Conference in Chicago.  We had the opportunity to speak with many franchise owners and answer their questions … Continue reading Online Registration vs. In-Store Registration: Resolving the Conflict

Online Registration Verification – 3 Easy Tools to Use

One of most common online registration support questions is “Am I registered?”  We suspect many of you have the same experience.  You can reduce the number of these anxious questions by providing online tools to allow registrants to verify their own registrations – right from your website!  We now provide three ways for registrants to … Continue reading Online Registration Verification – 3 Easy Tools to Use