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Optimizing your website design through user tests

What are user tests?  There are many elements that go into the making of a new website for your school or nonprofit. A website needs to be clean and readable, attractive to viewers, and easy to navigate – it requires good overall usability. The most important information you’re trying to…

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Don’t Make a Mistake With Your Website Contact Form

Contact forms are a critical element on your website. We’ve written a blog post about contact form delivery issues. No website should be without a contact form/page. However, if you have one and the wrong person (or no person!) is notified when someone fills out your contact form, your organization…

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Creating New Opportunities with Online Courses

The Coronavirus Shutdown has been devastating for many small businesses. After school classes, camps and other in-person enrichment programs have had to pivot to survive. We recently helped Tiny Chefs create a full online cooking course for kids and families in order to continue to offer their creative programming during…

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Is This One For You? Amilia Class Registration Software Review

Our third and final in-depth class registration software review platform is Amilia (not to be confused with the WordPress plugin Amelia, which is more for appointment booking and not related to the Amilia software we are reviewing here). Amilia is a Canadian registration software company. We found this software to…

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CourseStorm Class Registration Software: A Comprehensive Review

The next class management platform we are reviewing is CourseStorm. This is the second in our series of reviews to help enrichment programs, camps and schools select class registration software that works best for them. CourseStorm is a great fit for WordPress websites. There is a plugin which makes an…

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Sawyer Class Management Software: A Comprehensive Review

We have recently been trying out different class management platforms. Since we work with enrichment programs and camps, they often ask us for class management software recommendations. There are many, many class management systems available – it can be overwhelming! For our review, to narrow the options, we focused on…

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Choosing Class Registration Software To Make Things Easy For You and Your Customer

Our clients who offer after school classes, camps and other enrichment activities use a variety of class registration software systems. These platforms help business owners manage their class offerings/schedule, registration, students and instructors, payments and more. Some class registration software is industry-specific, such as MindBody, which is the leader in…

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Create a website alert: How to highlight important information on your website in a time of urgency

The websites we create for schools, camps, and after school programs need to have a way to alert website visitors to important information. This includes school closures due to snow days, registration period opening for camps and classes, and other announcements. Nonprofits also need this functionality to draw attention to…

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Get Ready To Launch Your Summer Camp Registration

The first months of the year are the key time for summer camp registration on your website. Whether your organization is a summer camp, or if you are a school or enrichment program who runs a summer camp, now is the time to make sure your website is ready and…

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Google Analytics Basics for Schools, Camps and Nonprofits

We connect all the websites we build to Google Analytics (GA). GA is a free resource that can give you a wealth of knowledge about your website traffic and performance. It is an overwhelming amount of data which can be scary if you don’t have an idea of what to…

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Are You Doing A Competitive Comparison of Websites?

Part of a marketing strategy is researching and evaluating the competition. Have you looked at your competitor’s websites lately and done a comparison with your own website? Looking at what other nearby schools or enrichment programs are doing can give you ideas for content, keywords and other elements you can…

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3 Reasons Why School and Camp Websites Should Have a FAQ Page

When we look at other school and camp websites for inspiration, we notice that a lot of them do not have a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page. This is a missed opportunity! Here are 3 reasons why your website should have a FAQ page and how to make your FAQ…

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