Searching for a Perfect Software Solution Will Make You Crazy

Posted on 11/14/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

For (too) many small businesses, looking for a new software solution is a lot like online dating. You base initial opinions on a few pictures and 2-to-3-sentence descriptions; after that, emails and instant messages are exchanged, and you may even agree to a demo, equivalent to an awkward first date. Unfortunately, in both scenarios, this is often where things go totally off the rails.

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How Amilia Can Help Your Dance Studio Grow Enrollment and Revenue

Posted on 10/1/18 9:00 AM by Nathalie Parmentier

During my time working at Amilia, I’ve met with dance studios and schools across Canada and the United States who have successfully implemented software tools, such as online registration, into their day-to-day. Those who have made the move have seen a huge positive impact on their enrollment and revenue numbers.

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10 Big Website Rebuild Questions that You Need to Answer

Posted on 9/14/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

There are plenty of reasons for a community organization to think seriously about a website rebuild. Whether you want an infrastructure upgrade or a fresh-looking design, you must make sure you’re asking all the right questions before you begin the process (hint: it’s not just about how much everything will cost you).

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Top 10 Best Free Software Tools Your Business Needs to Succeed

Posted on 8/24/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

No matter the size of your company, success in the business world doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Even the most skilled entrepreneurs need a helping hand on the regular and, if the support comes in the form of a software solution, it doesn’t need to cost you a dime.

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Top 5 Reasons You SHOULDN’T Buy Amilia’s Software

Posted on 8/2/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

Every year, lots of businesses and tech companies spend thousands or even millions of dollars trying to convince you to buy their software solution. However, not many are going to tell you why you should stay away - but we are. If it's not going to be a good fit, it's better to know right from the start.

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6 Signs Your Gymnastics Software Sucks

Posted on 7/30/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

Unfortunately, there are still a lot of gymnastics clubs out there who settle for software that isn’t helping them reach their full potential. However, as we’ve talked about before on our blog, it’s not about adopting just any piece of technology – it’s about investing in a platform that will continue to benefit your organization long-term.

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6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Invest in a Cheap Software Solution

Posted on 6/26/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

When it comes to assessing your organization’s next software purchase, the price is often the determining factor. The less expensive, the better – or so it would seem. However, investing in a cheap, less feature-rich software option isn’t the best way to encourage sustainable long-term growth.

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Why Custom-Built Online Registration Software isn't Worth it

Posted on 5/31/18 9:30 AM by William Owens & Kristen Goecke

Sometimes, we encounter a potential client who is either considering building their own online registration and business management system or already in the construction process. From very small family-owned clubs and non-profits to enormous federations or associations, the reasons behind going down the custom-built road circle back to two issues: the inability of current software options to satisfy their specific needs and the cost of a platform in general.

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3 Reasons You Should Buy an Online Registration Software in 2018

Posted on 3/29/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: the internet is changing the way businesses and community organizations operate in our interconnected digital world. That includes the way people sign up for classes and activities offered by their local sports club or facility –it’s not easy, convenient and accessible from a smartphone or tablet, the process itself may as well not exist at all. Therefore, if you haven’t done so already, 2018 is the year you must bring your registration process online.

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From Skateboard to Car: Why Agile Development Matters

Posted on 3/28/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

Software platforms that don’t evolve over time or stay up to date with current digital trends are at a disadvantage in the global marketplace. Because of this, many developers are implementing more adaptive tactics into their building process. The resulting method, commonly referred to as Agile, is best understood through the “Skateboard to Car” analogy.

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