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Overwhelmed with Online Registration Software options? We've got the guide for you!

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 1:13:51 PM by Kristen Goecke

These days, having an online presence is a necessity. Sure you will attract new clients by word of mouth, direct mail, by chance or if you’re really lucky your business is near a Pokemon stop - but the fact is your future clients are searching for you online.

But you know this already and have an advantage over your competitors who are not online. Unfortunately, your competitors will figure this out sooner rather than later and will get online as well. So what’s next? What will give you an edge?

Online Registration!

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Make Sure Your Online Registration Software Doesn't Stunt Your Growth.

Posted on Jul 14, 2016 2:20:38 PM by Kristen Goecke

Business is business and business must grow … do you know if your Online Registration software can grow with you?

It’s a very important question and should be a factor in your Online Registration software evaluation criteria. As your business, the market and  technology evolves, so should your Online Registration software.

While we can’t predict the future, we can identify characteristics and values that indicate whether or not a software provider is prepared to grow with you.

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Is your registration period too hot to handle?

Posted on Jul 6, 2016 11:26:13 AM by Kristen Goecke

So it’s time to start thinking about your next registration period. This is typically a flurry of activity: setting the session schedules, gathering the forms for your participants to complete, promoting registration  and pre registration periods etc.

And then the mad rush of everyone registering at once to ensure a coveted spot for their kid, or themselves.  It’s a tremendous amount of work but good news for you! Online Registration Software can cut down on much of the work involved.

It's time to start thinking about that mad rush of everyone trying to register at once - can your software handle all those registrations at once? You are hot but are you Kim K. HOT?

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Evaluate Software Vendors, Not Just Features

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 10:37:03 AM by Kristen Goecke

Online registration software is a BIG investment for your business. We say this over and over again because it’s true. There are features to look at, user experience, cost, scalability - the list goes on and on.

Perhaps the most important element in your purchase can be difficult to quantify and often overlooked. This the software vendor itself.

So what do you look for in a software vendor?

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Online Payment - The Not So Secret Sauce You Need

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 9:32:40 AM by Kristen Goecke

You’ve heard it time and time again - you need a website, you’ve got to be online, tweet, facebook updates instagram - AHHHH. Yes, the internet is a powerful marketing tool. Your customers are online. That is where they are looking for you and yes, you should be there guiding them towards you with all those fun internet marketing tools.

But what do they do or what can they do once they find you online?

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New Features this Summer

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 1:34:19 PM by Kristen Goecke

Our team of developers are constantly working on improving our software to streamline your operations and facilitate your transactions with your customers. Here's an overview of the features now available in the platform.

New look for forms

The Forms tab has a new look! In addition to receiving a new, more user-friendly interface, you can now change the order of your additional questions so that they are presented the way you'd like. The arrows allow you to easily reorder questions.

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Meet Francisco, one of our Web Developers

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 11:00:00 AM by Kristen Goecke

Here at Amilia product quality is paramount. We have an amazing team of developers who work hard upgrading our platform to meet your needs. Our development team is by far our largest team and they are close knit high functioning team that we are extremely proud of. One of our web developers is Francisco. He originally hails from Brazil but the weather was too wonderful for him down there so he made his way up north where we snatched him up! We asked him 10 questions so you can get to know him better!

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Meet Alexander, our newest developer

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 9:41:10 AM by Kristen Goecke

Here at Amilia, we have an amazing team of developers who work hard upgrading our platform to meet your needs. We have a lot of goals for the platform and are constantly on the look-out for fresh new talent. One of our newest developers is Alexander. He started as an intern and since finishing school he is bonafied Amilia Developer and an integral part of the team. That's right, he started from the bottom, now he's here! We asked him 10 questions so you can get to know him better!

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The Secret to Calculating Software Total Cost of Ownership

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 2:48:02 PM by Kristen Goecke

There is a lot that goes into purchasing an Online Registration software solution and cost is a HUGE factor, as it should be. When you break it down, the cost of the software isn’t always just monthly payments or a one time large upfront payment. You have to watch out for hidden fees, hardware costs, training costs - those rumors of hidden fees and unspoken costs might not be rumors.

So how do you find out how much does a software solutions really cost?

It’s a secret.

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4 Easy Ways Your Organization Can Increase Revenue

Posted on Jun 10, 2016 10:03:01 AM by Kristen Goecke

It’s no secret that activity based organizations like sporting clubs and schools have the most loyal customers on the planet. Due to the personal nature of your business, the bonds you create with your customers cultivate a kind of loyalty that creates communities around your organization. and fosters a larger community through your organization. It’s a kind of magic that traditional brick and mortar stores can only dream of.

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