Tag: online registration form

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

5 Race Director Mistakes That Hurt Participants

One of the favorite parts of my job as the IT director of the Chicago Marathon was being at the finish line. I helped certify three world marathon records during the time I worked on the event (1997–2003). I also was there as the last finishers crossed the line. "Harnessing the energy and enthusiasm of … Continue reading 5 Race Director Mistakes That Hurt Participants

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

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 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