5 Simple Business Strategies You Need to be Using in 2018

Posted on 6/29/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

In recent years, the strategies that govern many community businesses, regardless of scale, have shifted drastically. Advances in consumer technology and the large amount of data at everyone’s fingertips mean that many business leaders have changed their approaches to engaging their audience.

Learn about these 5 simple business strategies that you should be using:

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Infographics - Here is What Amilia Has Done for Gym Clubs

Posted on 6/28/18 10:13 AM by Elizabeth Simoneau

After all the time, energy and money they invest in their gymnastics clubs, owners and other stakeholders want to see that hard work pay off with consistent long-term growth. However, many administrators find themselves bogged down with administrative tasks and unable to devote the time needed to scale the organization over time.

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The 3 Best Online Platforms for Website Development

Posted on 5/14/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

If you’re looking to develop a website, the two main options are to have an external contractor build one for you or to use one of many online platforms. If paying thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars on the former doesn’t appeal to you, we’ve got several examples of the latter that can enhance your online presence without a huge time or financial commitment.

Discover the 3 best online platforms for website development:

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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Pay Someone to Develop Your Website

Posted on 5/10/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

When it comes to building a website, there are so many options available, including contracting a private firm to help make your digital dreams a reality. However, hiring an external candidate to work on your site won’t always give you a lot of value for your money.

Find out why you shouldn’t pay someone to develop your website:

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4 Hacks to Make Your Workplace More Environmentally Friendly

Posted on 4/20/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

Earth Day 2018 is coming up this Sunday (April 22nd) and it’s a perfect opportunity to look at your organization’s day-to-day operations and assess how eco-friendly those processes are. From recordkeeping to ID cards to the food and beverages being consumed in the break room, there are several easy steps you can take to make sure your workplace is being kind to our planet.

Discover 4 nature-friendly hacks for your business:

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Creating a Loop of High Engagement in Parks and Recreation

Posted on 3/12/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

Even though the majority of residents consider the services offered by their local Parks and Recreation agency to be a valuable community asset, many are mired in a downward spiral of engagement. We previously outlined specific issues that have led to diminishing participation numbers in the Parks and Rec space; however, recognizing the problem is only half the battle – eventually, you must start coming up with solutions.

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4 Business and Career Tips For Women, By Women

Posted on 3/8/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

Today is International Women’s Day, a worldwide event that celebrates the accomplishments made by women from all walks of life and continues to push for gender equality. At Amilia, we’re proud to have lots of strong, gifted women who hold key positions within our company. They are invaluable members of the team and, on this important occasion, we asked some of them to pass along some words of wisdom to the ladies who are just beginning their journey in the business world.

Discover four business and career tips for women, by women who work at Amilia:

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Why Parks and Recreation Engagement is in a Downward Spiral

Posted on 3/6/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

It’s no secret that Parks and Recreation services are a much-loved aspect of any city. However, the question must be asked: why isn't that enthusiasm translating into higher turnout rates for activities or services? Better still, why doesn't the high praise help generate increased revenue?

Discover the main factors that have influenced why Parks and Recreation is in a downward spiral of engagement:

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10 Tricks to Boost Your Productivity at Work

Posted on 12/12/17 4:48 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Here at Amilia, we pride ourselves on working quickly and efficiently to develop the best online registration software. However, sometimes it can be a struggle to maintain our individual productivity. We get tired, distracted and so on. However, as we strive to work more productively, we have been researching and trying different techniques that will help us avoid falling into that rut.

These 10 productivity hacks are techniques we have researched and tested. They work well for us and can work well for you too!

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Payment Processing 101

Posted on 11/16/17 1:38 PM by Yuri Emond

First, what is a payment processing service? It is a service that processes incoming payments, through which you will be able to make sales and accept secure online payments. You see a list of different online payment options on our blog and decide which one is right for you, as well as our rundown of the myths centering around collecting donations online through payment processors.

In other words, it is the connection or the technical “gateway” between a website (your Amilia store) and the financial institutions that manage the various means of payment. This payment processing service allows you to receive monetary payments made online.

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