Wild Apricot Newsletter August 2012

Wild Apricot Software News
August 2012: Client Surveys

By Chief Apricot (Dmitry Buterin)
Chief Apricot - Dmitry Buterin, CEO
This month's software news looks at our new procedure for surveying our clients, and at some of the responses so far. There's also a small sneak peak into one of the new templates to be included in the upcoming Version 5.0!


This issue:
· Software News
· Upcoming Product Webinars
· Membership Knowledge Hub
· Recent Blog Posts
· Talk to Us!

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NEW Product Webinar Schedule!

FuzzyWe're going to be offering our webinars much more frequently this month, with our Software Overview webinar happening every week, and our feature-based webinars alternating every week. But, we're still looking for your input as we revise our schedule and add more webinar topics, so please, fill out our webinar survey!

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Getting Started With Your Wild Apricot Account
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET
Thursday, September 6, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET
Thursday, September 20, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET
Designed to help you get started with your new Wild Apricot account, we'll cover basic features, such as understanding contacts and members, how to populate member records, sending email blasts, editing webpages, managing events, and other feature overviews.

Managing Your Membership Database in Wild Apricot
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET
Thursday, September 27, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET

Dig deep into using the online database system for members, donors, and other contacts; database structure (membership levels, common fields, etc.); importing and exporting data; searching, filtering, and contacting members; self-service functionality for members; membership directories; widgets to integrate membership management into your existing website; and more.

Setting Up Your Wild Apricot Website
Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:00-4:00 ET
Want to know more about how to customize your Wild Apricot website? In this webinar, we'll dig deep into the website portion of Wild Apricot, demonstrating key operations related to website setup, customization and page editing. Topics include customization of themes, header, menu, footer; page editing, including adding pages, uploading/inserting documents, third party widgets; feature pages for interactive functionality, including member profiles, online payment forms; using communication tools like blogs and forums; and much more.

Managing Events in Wild Apricot
New sessions coming soon.
Feel like you could be doing more to promote your events? In this webinar, we'll teach you how to publish and promote your events, including adding new events; capping event registrations; customizing the registration form; setting up pricing; multiple event calendars; customizing confirmation emails; event attendee reports; and more.

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Getting Started With Online Surveys

This article, designed for those who are new to online surveys, offers tips on: setting objectives; identifying the right online survey tool; and crafting effective online surveys (timing, content, promotion, etc.) READ MORE...

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Could Your Event Use
a Makeover?

Could your event use a little refresh or a complete makeover? As a lot of groups are gearing up for the Fall event season, the "same-old-same-old" might not cut it anymore. Here are some tips and resources for your event planning.


Building Our Membership Knowledge Base

We're conducting an online survey to find out what topics we should address in our Membership Knowledge Hub this Fall. We want to know what additional resources we can offer to support you in the great work you do! We hope you'll participate!


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