Tag: online event registration

5 Tips for Building Better Online Registration Forms

SignMeUp’s Support Department has helped hundreds of clients create countless online event registration forms.  Some clients easily create terrific forms while others feel stressed about the whole process.   To help make the experience painless, here is some advice on successful form building. 1. Save time. Copy your forms. If you have published a similar form, … Continue reading 5 Tips for Building Better Online Registration Forms

Online Registration Competitive Advantage Revisted

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of sitting on a panel at the Portland Marathon Race Director College with seven of my peers, one of whom had just entered the online event registration field.   During the discussion I thought about a blog article I wrote about customer service being a competitive advantage.  In … Continue reading Online Registration Competitive Advantage Revisted

From Olympics to Online Registration: An Athlete’s Journey

During the 2012 London Olympics, one of my colleagues thought to ask me how I ended up working in online event registration and payment processing.  After all, I made the 1992 and 1996 U.S. Olympic track and field teams in the 10,000 meter run.  How did I get from being an Olympic athlete to being … Continue reading From Olympics to Online Registration: An Athlete’s Journey

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

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

Black Triangle but No Black Hole: New Online Registration Menus

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

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