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Spring Growth

It’s spring, and that means that things are starting to grow! Except where I live in Minnesota, where we’ve enjoyed one April blizzard after another. As I write this, I’m looking at almost a foot of snow on the ground outside. But even if the plants aren’t yet growing, Best Attendance is. We’ve just hired […]

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Demystifying The Attendance By Group Report

The other day, I sat down under a willow tree and did some deep, introspective soul-searching on the new Attendance By Group report. When I reached into the depths of my being, I realized that we’ve been doing it all wrong. Background Please pardon me while I take some time to explain a little about […]

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Speed!

We’ve recently completed the move to our new Dallas data center. This comes with a number of improvements; the most important to our users, of course, is speed! We’ve improved the response time of requests to our database significantly, and we hope that you notice the difference. There’s a bunch of really cool top secret […]

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New Activity Feed Added

Don’t look now, but we’ve added another cool feature.   Now, whenever you log in to Best Attendance, you’ll see an activity feed showing you all recent activity for your organization. One of the strengths of Best Attendance is the fact that it helps keep you up to date on your members. For example, it […]

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New Pricing Tiers

This month, we’re excited to announce an expansion of our service offerings! In order to support the need for hardware upgrades, we’ve re-introduced the Professional and Enterprise editions of Best Attendance. These new pricing levels will allow us to increase the performance of our service, especially for larger organizations. It will also allow us to […]

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Email Deliverability

Email seems like magic. You write a note, press send, and your friend gets your message instantly. But out in the wild, there are all kinds of challenges that your email needs to overcome in order to reach its destination. Email has become the Wild, Wild West of the internet: 73% of all emails sent […]

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2012: Year In Review

2012 represented the second full year that Best Attendance has operated as a web-based application, and by all measures, I’m happy to report that the year was a resounding success! Here are some of the highlights of what we’ve accomplished: New Features Built a new module which moves recruiting into the core of the software. […]

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Adding Members to Your Attendance List

Best Attendance automatically adds members to the attendance list for each event, but it does follow some rules when doing so. If you’re not seeing members that you expect to see on your attendance list, here are a few things you might want to check: Make sure that the status of all members in both […]

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We’ve Been Busy!

I mentioned back in June that we were bringing on a new developer for the summer.  We’ve gotten so much done, it’s hard to know where to start, but here are the highlights of what we’ve accomplished in the last couple of months: Print Mailing Labels Properly permissioned users can print mailing labels in a […]

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Import Facebook Images

Another feature that’s been a long time coming has just been released! It’s now easy to import member photos directly from their Facebook profiles. You’ll be able to see members’ photos by hovering over their names on the Membership Roster page as well. We also made some recent enhancements when you take attendance with barcodes. […]

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