So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and move your event registration efforts into the digital sphere. In addition to SignMeUp, there are many options on the market that tout features that make event registration management easy. It can be easy to believe that they all offer the same benefits and features. Of course, that’s not always the case.
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Every event host should be in-the-know about what makes a great event! Get some quick tips on the common expectations all event attendees have for their hosts.
Good, reliable volunteers are a crucial part of putting on a successful event of any kind. It can be a challenge to find great volunteers that are willing to dedicate their time on the day of your event. When you do find your volunteers, you’ll want to secure them for future events, too, and even rely on them for word of mouth referrals.
By adding a few useful and compelling features to your event’s website, you can dramatically impact your event registration turnout in the long run.
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
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
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
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
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