Online Registration Software: Custom Build or Buy Off-the Shelf?

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 3:37:43 PM by William Owens & Kristen Goecke

Or maybe a bit of both….

From time to time we encounter a potential client who is either in the process of building their own online registration and business management system or considering building it themselves. These organizations range from very small family owned clubs and non-profits with modest needs all the way up to to enormous federations or associations working with multiple locations and partners with very complex business needs.

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Share the love with our new Facebook feature

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 1:48:55 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Valentines day is the perfect time to unveil our new Facebook sharing feature!

While Facebook is a great way to communicate with your participants and engage with your community, it can also be used as a marketing tool. Amilia now simplifies your life by offering you a Facebook share button for your activities to help fill those empty spots. 

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5 Tips for a Killer First Time Customer Experience

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 2:37:14 PM by Megan Guerin

You had me at HELLO!

Have you ever heard the expression “first impressions are everything”? The reality is, good first impressions can create meaningful lasting impressions (that was all me by the way). So how can we make sure you wow your clients from day 1 so they become lifelong members and refer you to their friends? Well, their experience starts before they ever even step foot in your club.

5 tips to create a lasting impression:

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Entrepreneurship, Accounting & Le Chiffre

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 12:14:40 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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Technology Serving Soccer Clubs

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 10:44:41 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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Meet Kyle Shewfelt – Canadian Gymnastic Legend and Amilia Ambassador

Posted on Feb 2, 2017 11:46:15 AM by Elizabeth Simoneau


This week, we're welcoming our first Amilia Ambassador: Kyle Shewfelt to our Montreal offices. This three-time Olympian will be here to talk about how he uses Amilia for his club, give some feedback on some new features and spend sometime with the people who work hard creating software so he can focus on growing and improving Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics.

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Want to generate more revenue? Idea #4 Organize a competiton

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 2:43:36 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Organizing a competition, regardless of size, is an interesting way to increase both your income and your reputation within your industry. By organizing a competition, you maximize the use of your space and equipment and you attract outside participants who have never visited your facilities. Indeed, it takes some dedication, but it can also be a fun challenge!

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Meet Lucas, our new developper

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 2:40:54 PM by Kim Fortin

Lucas is one of our front end developer here at Amilia. He is responsible for implementing visual elements that our users will see and interact with on our website and program. So if you think amilia.com looks nice and is user-friendly, it's in part thanks to Lucas. Lucas has been working here for few months now, but we wanted to know him a little bit more. So here are the 10 questions we asked him:

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Want to generate more revenue? Idea #3 create a referral program

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 1:33:18 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

You’re at work and suddenly, you have a craving for Mexican food. You want to find a good restaurant for tonight. The first thing you might do is ask your coworkers if they have any suggestions for you. It’s inevitable, people trust their friends often more then online reviews. If referrals work for restaurants, they will definitely work for your company too. This is why, in order to generate more revenue, your organization should create a referral program.

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5 Resolutions for Safe Online Shopping in 2017

Posted on Jan 10, 2017 4:37:39 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Over the years, the way we buy has changed greatly. Today, the majority of Canadians use the internet to shop and buy merchandise. It is undeniable that e-commerce has many benefits: prices are often lower, products are usually in stock and you don’t have to get out of the house. However, it’s important to remain vigilant when you buy online to avoid nasty surprises. We wanted to share with you these 5 resolutions you can apply for safe online shopping in 2017. These tips will give you peace of mind when you’re shopping online.

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