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June 11, 2014

The Real Cost of Free or Really Cheap Event Registration Systems

Healthy scepticism If you have a small, one-off event to gather registrations for or a very limited budget, it’s tempting to consider using a free or a very cheap event registration system. We’re happy that you recognise the benefits and time-saving opportunities that using an event registration system provides, but we want to offer some …Read more

Research Online Registration Systems
April 22, 2014

4 Steps to Make Calling References Provided By a Salesperson Not a Waste of Time (Plus a Bonus Step To Really Get the Truth)

References are like testimonials on steroids. Our previous two articles (How to Ask for a Great Testimonial and Using Event Testimonials to Sell More Registrations) talked about how testimonials can help people decide whether to attend your event. Now, we’re turning the spotlight on you as you decide which online event registration system to use (or …Read more

Research Online Registration Systems
July 30, 2013

Picking a Registration System

So you have to organize an event, and you’re looking into online registration systems to save everyone time and effort, and help your event succeed. You’ll soon find dozens of different systems to compare. The problem is, they all sound the same. They all say they’re “easy to use” and “powerful” and “will save you …Read more

Research Online Registration Systems
June 14, 2013

The Difference Between “Just OK” and “Wow!” Support

At some point in designing your registration form, you will have to call for support. There are two basic types of support: “Just OK” and “Wow!” The type of support you’ll receive depends on the people and policies of the software vendor. Everybody says they offer “free support.” But that can mean very different things …Read more