Introducing the Wild Apricot Academy and Version 5.6
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Wild Apricot Membership Management Software

October 2015

October 2015 Update: Introducing the Wild Apricot Academy

By Dmitry Buterin, Founder and Chief Apricot

Wild Apricot Membership AcademyAfter talking to clients and seeing the success of our educational offerings – we have decided to combine our previously labelled “Knowledge” and “Community” portals into one overarching vision: Wild Apricot Membership Academy.

The Wild Apricot Membership Academy was designed to be a hub for everything you need to run your organization more efficiently.

This will now be your classroom for all things membership related.​

Read the full update 

Version 5.6 is now out

Insert Images More Easily

Insert Images Drag and Drop ImageThe file selection dialog has been given a complete makeover, making it easier to find the file you are looking for.

You can also upload a file by dragging one from your computer and dropping it onto the dialog box.

Create Multi-Session Events 

You can now set up events consisting of multiple sessions occuring on different days.

This means you'll be able to schedule multiple sessions for one main event and your attendees will have to sign up only once!

Explore Our New Themes: Terra & Firma​

We’re proud to introduce two new, fully responsive (mobile friendly) theme sets: Terra and Firma. 
Read the full update on Version 5.6

Wild Apricot Podcast Episode 7

Understanding Online Payments for Nonprofits

An Interview with Stephen Bestbier, iATS Payments

iATS Payments, Stephen Bestbier, Tom Epplett, Lori SmithLearn how your organization can get started accepting and managing online payments!

What we cover in the interview:
  • how to safely process online payments 
  • why nonprofits need protection against fraud!
  • tricks for saving money on transaction fees 
  • tips for setting up an optimal online donation form 
Click here to listen OR download the podcast from iTunes.

Apricot with megaphoneFree Resources from Our Experts

Free Download: Elevator Pitch Planner for Volunteer Managers 
by Elisa Kosarin

Free E-Course: Making the Most of Your Special Event Volunteers 
by Tobi Johnson

Free Cheat Sheet: Cause-Marketing Infographic 
by Joe Waters

Share Your FeedbackTell Us What You Think...and Want!

We’re now taking feedback from within Wild Apricot.
A new icon on the top right of your Admin screen called “Feedback” allows you to share any ideas you may have about changes in Wild Apricot.You can also attach an image or file to further illustrate your point. 

We will also continue to collect feedback from our clients via our Uservoice Wishlist forum.

Read more on how we plan to collect your feedback.


That concludes this month's newsletter. Here’s to your success!

The Wild Apricot Team

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