Robert Weiner

Important changes for GiftWorks users

Robert Weiner

Sync event information: registrants, event donations, fundraisers, and team information seamlessly flow into CRM. FrontStream, the current owner of GiftWorks, sent me the following notice this week: Hey there Robert, As in the past, we are preparing to upgrade FrontStream CRM (previously GiftWorks 2013) users to the newest version of CRM. This change is in-line with our transition to a subscription-based service.

NTEN Conference Early-Bird Registration Discount

Robert Weiner

I’m a member of NTEN and a huge fan. I’m thrilled that their 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference will be held at the San Francisco Hilton this year, April 26-28. The Early Bird rate expires after January 31st, so it’s time to stop procrastinating. Here’s what the NTEN folks have to say: The 2009 NTC will be THE place to engage around the technology issues that face the nonprofit sector.

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Lame spams of the day: ADP Notifications

Robert Weiner

This is where you manage your users’ access to ADP’s Internet services, and includes the self-service registration process. I've been seeing a variety of these recently. Since I don't use ADP it's obvious that they're spam, but others may fall for them.

Lame spam of the day: US Airways reservation

Robert Weiner

Subject: Please confirm your US Airways online registration. I got 8 of these at 2 different email addresses, always a sign of spam. The pitch is similar to the American Airlines ticket scam but not as well done. The U.S.

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Lame spams of the day: another roundup

Robert Weiner

Subject: Executive Team (also 2012-10-21-New York Conference - Registration). Here's a selection of messages from spammers who don't even seem to be trying -- no graphics, no attempt to make the links look legit, plain text. Are these spammers just lazy or do these things actually work? Bottom line: think before you click. Hover your mouse over URLs and see where they lead. And use anti-malware tools that will warn you about suspicious web sites. I've removed or defanged the URLS.).

Early-Bird Discount on the Nonprofit Technology Conference Ends 1/31

Robert Weiner

The early-bird registration period for NTEN’s 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference ends January 31. I love the NTC. Here’s what the NTEN folks have to say about it: In addition to the scores of breakout sessions, the networking, camaraderie, and general nptech-related good times, noted author Clay Shirky will be the keynote speaker at the 2009 NTC, coming up in San Francisco, April 26-28. Clay’s recent book, Here Comes Everybody, discusses how Web2.0

We Are Media: An NTEN Workshop on Social Media

Robert Weiner

We’re limiting registration to 50 people to make sure you’ll get the most out of the sessions, so be sure to sign up soon. As part of its We Are Media program, NTEN is offering a 2-day training in San Francisco on how nonprofits can use social media. They describe it as follows: This two-day, intensive workshop will immerse you in the world of social media and nonprofits.

Say “Yes!” to P2P Registration Data

Connection Cafe

We recently explored the concept of the micro-yes , and the series of micro-yeses necessary to achieve the Ultimate Yes (registration). Charity Dynamics just released a report that takes a deep dive into the registration form flow itself.

Are You Playing ‘Twenty Questions’ with Your Event Registrants?

Connection Cafe

Just because ‘Twenty Questions’ is a good way to pass the time during road trips, does not mean the game has a place on your event registration form. We get it; you want to gather information from participants during the registration process for your peer-to-peer fundraiser.

Achieving the Ultimate Yes in Your P2P Registration Form

Connection Cafe

Registration and fundraising come to mind immediately. Applying Mr. Burstein’s theory and using P2P registration as the Ultimate Yes, the micro-yes conversion path might work like this: Email subject line (yes gets an open). Registration completion (the Ultimate Yes!).

Peer-to-Peer Event Registration Discounts – Smart or Not?

Connection Cafe

Your peer-to-peer run, cycling event, or ride has a registration fee, and now you’re feeling like you need to run a special discount promotion to increase your registration numbers. Your registration fee has a purpose.

How we increased Online Event Registrations by 200% with a 3-Email Reminder Formula

Wild Apricot Blog

Because we host a webinar every single month, we've tested out dozens of reminder emails to maximize registrations. This is our best strategy, which has increased registrants over 200%. email webinar online 3-email registration event

DoGoodData Conference 2016: Early Bird Registration Ends 1/31

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The early registration pricing will go away on 1/31, so don’t delay! Do you believe data can help make the world a better place? Are you wondering how your organization can more effectively harness and gain value from your data?

5 Tips for an Event Registration Page that Converts

John Haydon

One of the most important aspects of any event is the event registration page. The post 5 Tips for an Event Registration Page that Converts appeared first on John Haydon. How can you make it as easy as possible for people to buy tickets?

3 Simple Ways Software Can Boost Event Registration and Attendance

Wild Apricot Blog

Read the story of David, an event manager, who was able to maximize his annual conference's registrations and attendance using membership management software. David events event management event-manager

Advisory Community Registrations Are Open

Wild Apricot Blog

Want to join our Small Membership Advisory Community? Here are details on our conference call series and community forum

15NTC Registration is Open: Be part of the largest #nptech gathering out there!

NTEN

Registration for the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (15NTC) is officially open - and you''re invited to help us make it the best conference yet!

Version 5.5 Released: Includes New Event Registration Features

Wild Apricot Blog

We’re glad to announce the release of Version 5.5! It brings new events module features that will help you grow your organization! Wild Apricot

Manage Event Registration with Acteva

Tech Soup Blog

Streamline the registration and payment processes for your organization’s events, conferences, and classes with cloud-based services from the Acteva Donation Program. The setup process is the same, but these donation pages don’t incur any registrant processing fees.

Community Management Program Registration is up!

SocialFish

We know you’ve been sitting waiting by your email for this very moment… Registration is up for our Private Community Management Certificate Program ! Calling all community managers…!

A Few Good Tools for Event Registration (Updated!)

Idealware

We asked a number of nonprofit technology professionals what online registration tools have worked for them. Now you just need to sit back and watch the registrations roll in, right? There are scrappy, affordable tools that handle just event registration, generalist packages that can process many different types of payments, powerful feature-rich software that can take registrations and even help you manage the rest of the conference, and more. per registration.

Explore Impact Leadership at NTEN’s Leading Change Summit: Free Registration Giveaway

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m giving away a free registration to NTEN’s Leading Social Change Summit. Early bird registration ends on July 31 and scholarship information is here.

Top 3 Roadblocks for Event Registration

Connection Cafe

But for many organizations, the registration process itself is a bit of a mystery, with little understanding of how potential participants are navigating the multi-step process. The first step to improving registration rates is understanding the roadblocks.

You Asked, We Delivered: Extended 14NTC Registration Deadline

NTEN

but it also means that deadlines for speakers and registration can shift each year. The difference between a regular registration rate and a late registration rate can mean the difference between attending or not. Instead of providing exceptions for just those brave enough to reach out, we want to show our love by extending the Regular Registration deadline to February 14th - celebrate Valentine''s Day by registering for the NTC at the lower rate!

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Lobbyist Registration Requirements—a brief overview

SocialFish

This is the latest guest post on transparency and other global issues affecting associations from Steven Worth of Plexus Consulting. ——————-.

Hurry! Registration for the PCMP closes soon!

SocialFish

Not for long, but there’s still time to register for the Private Community Management Certificate Program , worth 8 CAE credit hours. Spaces are limited, but there’s still time to secure your spot! Need more info? Download this free preview of the content you’ll learn in the program!

Don't Miss Out: 14NTC regular registration rates end January 31st!

NTEN

Regular registration rates end on January 31st. The 14NTC is coming up soon on March 13-15 in Washington, DC. With over 100 educational sessions in store, a wide range of pre-conference workshops and activities , and over 2,000 expected participants, this will surely be an exciting opportunity to connect, learn, and change! The most important part of the NTC, though, is the community.

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NTC Storytellers: On the Scene at Registration

NTEN

[As part of the 2011 NTC, a group of attendees are documenting their experiences at the conference on the NTEN Blog.] Video by Katie Coffman. 11ntc

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Reminding Registrants and Facebook Surveys

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are the results of our mini Event Reminder Survey and some resources for event promotion. events event management

Register Today to Change Tomorrow: Registration for the 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference Is Now Open!

NTEN

Registration for the 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference is now open! Early Bird registration – only $399 for NTEN Members – runs through January 11, 2013. The 2013 NTC is open to non-members and Members alike, but NTEN Members save $200 on their conference registration fee.

Don’t Delay – Registration is open for the PCMP!!!

SocialFish

Fees & Registration: $895 introductory rate. This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for. We’re back in business, better than ever, and ready to open the doors for the second installment of our wildly successful Private Community Management Certificate Program.

Introducing: TechSoup Registration and Eligibility Tutorials

Tech Soup Blog

We're happy to announce that we now have three short videos designed to help guide you through the TechSoup's processes of registration and determining eligibility. The TechSoup Registration Process. TechSoup Registration for Non-501(c)(3) Public Libraries. In the TechSoup Registration Process video , you will learn how to create an individual member account on TechSoup.org, and how to register an organization.

10 Mandatory Membership Fields to Track in Your Database

Wild Apricot Blog

form registration application strategy membership fieldsIt’s important to keep track of the right member information, because you can analyze it to develop growth, retention, or engagement strategies for your organization. From our experience, here are the 10 mandatory membership fields to track.

Valentine's Day Special: Buy one Online NTC registration, get one free!

NTEN

To demonstrate our love for the NTEN Community, we have a special offer for Valentine''s Day: register for the Online 15NTC between Friday, February 13 and Tuesday, February 17, and receive a free Online NTC registration for a friend or colleague.

Charity Commission launches new online registration service

AFP Blog

Charity Commission launches new online registration service : The Charity Commission has launched a new public beta online charity registration service, which forms part of its new “digital by default” policy

Say “Yes!” to P2P Registration Data | npENGAGE

AFP Blog

to P2P Registration Data | npENGAGE : "Charity Dynamics just released a report that takes a deep dive into the registration form flow itself. Their 2015 Walk Registration Benchmark Study evaluated seven organizations, 6,000 local walk events, and 700,000 potential participants over the summer of 2015. Say “Yes!”

Register Today to Change Tomorrow: 2012 NTC Registration Is Now Open!

NTEN

Registration for the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference is now open! We hope you'll be able to join us in San Francisco, April 3-5, for three days of learning, community, and fun. >Only >Only 750 Early Bird tickets available. Register for the 2012 NTC today! Our signature three-day gathering brings together nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness.

The Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook

Idealware

Social Media Registration RequiredPublishDate: April 2012. Sponsors: Balance Interactive. New Signature. Trellon, LLC. From Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn, nonprofits are flocking to social media, but not everyone is prepared for the challenges and ramifications of what you post--or how to manage the process. Who is allowed to tweet? Who can comment on your posts? How do you respond if someone says something mean about your organization?

A Few Good RSVP Tools: Online Registration Options for Free Events

Idealware

It can be difficult to justify paying a lot of money for online registration software, but trying to get by with email or online invitation tools like Evite can leave you frustrated. These aren't the only good registration options available, but they’ve proven to work well for our experts and could be a good fit for your organization, too. A registration tool can save time and headache. Eventbrite offers straightforward, useful registration functionality.

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License and Registration, Please

NetWits

When I got a new Blackberry a year or so ago, I was excited to see an application on it called Password Keeper, which allowed me to keep all of my website registration information in one convenient place – protected by a password, natch. Whether it’s a banking website, a magazine subscription, or just a social networking site like Facebook, it seems as though every website these days allows users to register for a username and password