Providing your credit card number to a website for merchandise or online registration payment is common these days. I do still get the occasional phone call from a relative who gets nervous about typing in his or her card number for an online purchase, but for the most part online payments have been accepted for everybody … Continue reading Mystery Explained: Six Steps of Online Credit Card Processing
Category: Online registration
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
Recently SignMeUp’s Chief Technology Officer, Jim Peltier, sent around a blog post published 7 years ago by Jay Barnson, a video game programmer. The article, still relevant today, describes how Barnson’s team once burst into hoots and hollers of celebration over a black triangle displayed on the screen. The financial controller came into the room … Continue reading Black Triangle but No Black Hole: New Online Registration Menus
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
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
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
As an event organizer, one of the many decisions you need to make when setting up online event registration is how the online registration service fee is going to be paid. Is your organization going to absorb it, or are you going to pass the fee on to your event registrants? From our experience at … Continue reading Online Registration Service Fee: Pay or Pass On?
Online registration is a relatively new industry but has become very crowded and new competitors are popping up weekly. I read an article recently by Barry Moltz published on Crain's Chicago Business' Enterprise City regarding company culture. One of the five points made referenced how companies treat their customers and how customer service is a … Continue reading Competitive Advantage in the Online Registration Market?
Before Al Gore created the internet, which allows us to provide online registration services, events and event management companies relied on paper registration forms to collect data. Many events today use online registration service providers that clutter up the online Form with advertisements and third party promotions that have nothing to do with the event and … Continue reading Online registration: Are your participants being hijacked?