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Add custom messages to registration confirmations

Did you know, you can add a custom message to your registration confirmation?

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Naming Events in Facility Scheduler

When creating an event in Facility Scheduler, it’s important to use the proper name format.  It may seem cumbersome to you, but it makes a huge impact to the user trying to find the event they’re looking for as well as helping us research old information in event reports and such.

The proper way to name an event is:

Ministry Name: Activity/Event Name  Season Continue reading “Naming Events in Facility Scheduler”

Troubles with Cookies

From time to time MyWestover registrants will express difficulty registering for events because of problems with cookies. Continue reading “Troubles with Cookies”

ACS Training Videos

Ever wish there were tutorials or training videos to help you with ACS? Well there are!   Continue reading “ACS Training Videos”

Excel Tips

Excel 101:

Official Excel Tutorial Videos

Beginner User (PDF)

For tips on sorting/sifting/utilizing excel data, check out these tutorials:

Sorting data

Filtering data (looking only at specific answers/criteria)

Calculate age from DOB

Easily convert rows to columns and vice versa

If you have additional tips, tutorials, etc… please email Tamy with the instructions or a link to instructions.

Ditching the question: Do you attend Westover?

We’re ditching the question “Do you attend Westover?” on event registrations – because we’ve found a better way to ask the question that will help us gather better information about our registrants.  Continue reading “Ditching the question: Do you attend Westover?”

Let’s talk about money & event registration

Did you know… when you have an event that costs a significant amount you can easily manage payments for all participants?

Deposits

Deposits allow us to charge a reasonable amount to hold someone’s spot. The deposit amount should be enough that the person is truly committed to coming, but not so much that it makes it difficult for them to register early. For example, students attending a camp, may be expected to pay a $100 deposit of the $400 balance.

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Emailing Registrants

Emailing your registrants is a helpful tool.  You can update registrants on payment information (including deadlines, balances due, how to pay), communicate important event details, and more!

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Event Registration Results

There are a few different ways to extract data from event registrations… in this post, we’ll be talking about exporting all information including answers to registration questions.

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