Tag: online registration

5 Email Marketing Tips for Events

5 Email Marketing Tips for Events

Email is without a doubt one of the easiest ways to publicize your event and its online registration page.  However, considering the volume of email we all receive on a daily basis, is it really effective? The answer is yes, provided you follow some simple steps. To increase the chances your email will be delivered … Continue reading 5 Email Marketing Tips for Events

Registration Resolutions

Now that it’s January, I thought it appropriate to suggest some New Year’s “online registration” resolutions.  I promise these aren’t nearly as difficult as losing 20 pounds.  Plus, implementing them just might get more registrations for your event. Promote your event on social media, and motivate registrants to do the same.  You can post your … Continue reading Registration Resolutions

7 Best Halloween Race Costumes of 2012

Super? Scary?  Super scary, or just plain silly?  This weekend, thousands of runners will head out to a local Halloween race but answering the question “what to wear?” requires more than a quick check of the weather. It’s costume time and we’ve taken a look at some of SignMeUp’s online registration client’s Halloween-themed races to … Continue reading 7 Best Halloween Race Costumes of 2012

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

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

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

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