Amilia's Fully Flexible Scheduling is Next-Level Activity Planning

Posted on 10/24/17 9:21 AM by Kristen Goecke

Whether your organization offers activities as sessions, drop-ins or any combination of the two, we understand that your scheduling needs are anything but basic. With that in mind, we’ve redesigned the activity scheduling workflow so you can build your schedule exactly how you want it. Different times, different locations, extra practices or staff requirements: Amilia is ready to take on all your activity planning needs with our newest enhancement: Fully Flexible Scheduling.

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How Amilia Builds Software: An Overview

Posted on 6/8/17 3:49 PM by Martin Drapeau

Building software takes time and effort. Especially when working on interfaces that need to be user-tested to get just right. Mockups and prototypes do help but nothing beats testing out the “final” product. At Amilia we make changes to the platform everyday. Developers call this continuous delivery. It’s the ability for live software to be updated in real time without affecting users. This allows us to fix bugs rapidly, but also to develop new features and BETA test them with no downtime.

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How Online Registration Can Improve Your Dance School

Posted on 4/4/17 4:11 PM by Nathalie Parmentier

The year I started high school, I had to fill out a form to decide which arts class to take. There were four checkboxes to choose from: music, dance, drama, and visual arts. Having no predisposed talent to any of these options, I checked the box marked ‘dance’. To my surprise, it grew on me, and dancing has been a major part of my life ever since.

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Is Your Online Registration Process Giving Your Brand a Bad Name?

Posted on 3/2/17 4:44 PM by Megan Guerin

There are several myths surrounding online registration, but this much is true: business owners pour their heart and souls into their operation and face the challenge of differentiating themselves from the competition. In order to do so, they need to establish a reputable and reliable brand that reflect their business’ core values.

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Entrepreneurship, Accounting & Le Chiffre

Posted on 2/7/17 12:14 PM by Sébastien Leduc

This post first appeard February 3, 2017, on Sebastien Leduc's LinkedIn Profile.  

Accounting is one of those prickly tasks many entrepreneurs and managers struggle with. I completed a short interview with Thomas-Louis, co-founder of the Montreal accounting firm Le Chiffre. We discussed the evolution of the Accounting profession and how technology accelerates these changes. In a short time, the 12-employee company has successfully differentiated itself by adapting to the new realities of the industry.

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How Technology Is Helping Soccer Clubs Grow

Posted on 2/3/17 10:44 AM by Kim Fortin

Before joining the Amilia team, soccer took a very important place in my life (and still does). I started off as a player, then became a referee, a coach, a trained manager and finally an organizer of sporting events. This sport has been at the center of my daily routine for more than 15 years. Discover how Amilia would of simplify my work when I was involved in the soccer world.

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Payment Processor Integration: The Deeper the Better

Posted on 8/16/16 4:14 PM by Kristen Goecke

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Online Registration and Online Payment is one of those things that goes together like peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin, Captain and Tennille, each is great on their own but together, they are SOOO much better. With Online Registration and Online Payment your client enjoys the seamless, convenient process of registering and paying for your activities and purchasing memberships, merchandise, just like any other online shopping site. PLUS, you get to enjoy a massive reduction in paperwork, data entry, and debt collection.

Most online registration platforms can connect to multiple payment processors or merchant accounts but some form partnerships with one or two specific payment processor. Why?

These partnerships come about for various reasons: fees, customer service, easier connection, integration. While we can’t speak on other registration providers’ partnerships, Amilia has chosen to partner with Paysafe for all of these reasons.

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

Posted on 7/14/16 2:20 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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How to Customize your Amilia Online Store

Posted on 7/7/16 9:45 AM by Samantha Postlewaite

Your Amilia store is an extension of your business. For that reason we've offered you several ways to personalize your online Store as well as your customer’s access points.

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26 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Software Vendors

Posted on 6/29/16 10:37 AM by Kristen Goecke

Online registration software is a big investment for your business. Whether it's the specific features you're looking at, the overall user experience, how much it will cost, how scalable the solution is and more, a lot of research is done about the product and often overlooked is the software vendor themselves. However, you should be spending as much time evaluating them as you spend looking at what they make.

Discover the key questions you should ask when you're evaluating a software vendor:

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