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  • Two Wild Apricot Releases - 2.14 and 2.15

    21 March 2007 2 comments
    A quick overview of the main Wild Apricot's enhancements in version 2.15 released March 19th as well as version 2.14 since we did not post about it separately. Advanced Search in Contacts Database This feature allows administrators to search their...
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  • The latest Wild Apricot - New Enhancements and Features

    16 February 2007 0 comments
    We keep listening closely to your ongoing feedback and improving Wild Apricot. We are happy to announce our second Wild Apricot update in 2007 (and 13th overall since the beta-version launch in July 2006). Here are the key items in this latest update:...
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  • Do Non-Profits Get ROI From Usability?

    13 February 2007 1 comments
    For businesses, usability's return on investment is pretty clear. Increased employee productivity, greater improvements in key performance indicators, double the sales and double the conversion rate. But what about non-profit organizations? Can they...
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  • Designing Your Non-profit Web site

    29 January 2007 4 comments
    Everything is subjective when it comes to the things that look pleasing to the eye. Everyone has a favourite colour, a favourite font, or a favourite aesthetic. However, when it comes to designing your Web site, there are a few hard rules that will...
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  • Non-profits are using emerging web 2.0 tools and you should too

    11 January 2007 0 comments
    It should come as no surprise. The buzz about Web 2.0 tools and software-as-a-service (SaaS) has been caught and non-profits are adopting them. That's the gist of the recent article in IT Business In fact, there are a lot of ready-to-use software-as-a-service...
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  • New features: Custom member fields, event attendee database and currency options

    Dmitriy Buterin 28 November 2006 3 comments
    Release 2.8 for November 29th, 2006, Wednesday. One great advantage of hosted web software (Wild Apricot being an example of such a service focused on non-profits) is that you do not have to bother with system upgrades. We take care of that for you....
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  • Better ways to search

    Dmitriy Buterin 09 November 2006 0 comments
    Your non-profit organization probably has a large database of contacts - your members, donors, volunteers. How do you quickly find one record among many thousands? Especially if you only vaguely recall things like 'his name is probably Bill', 'his...
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  • Webpages accessible only to your members

    Dmitriy Buterin 02 November 2006 0 comments
    Member-only webpages Many organizations find that one important way to attract and keep members is to provide them with valuable content. Industry research, whitepapers, how-to guides, checklists, electronic versions of presentations from their events...
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  • New release, new features. On to the next one!

    Dmitriy Buterin 16 October 2006 0 comments
    Everything went as planned and a number of important new features were released on October 18th. These included multi-level pages, dashboard, getting started checklist, spellchecker, email members feature - and many minor tweaks. We have also totally...
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  • New features coming! Multi-level pages, Dashboard, Member emailings, and more

    Dmitriy Buterin 09 October 2006 2 comments
    As you might know from our previous news posts, we use so-called Agile development methodology for our ongoing enhancements of Wild Apricot. Enhancements are planned in regular releases. Each release is two or three weeks, followed by 1-1.5 weeks of...
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  • Wild Apricot usability review

    Dmitriy Buterin 25 September 2006 0 comments
    Des Traynor is based in Ireland and writes a blog on usability and related topics . What is cool about his blog is that he is frequently using video - many usability issues are much easier to explain and discuss in this way. We just found out that...
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  • Donations, billable accounts, more themes (templates)

    Dmitriy Buterin 20 September 2006 0 comments
    Last week we have completed development work on our latest release and will be updating Wild Apricot system in the next few days! Here are the major changes: Donations module. You will notice a new menu item in the administration menu - Donations -...
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  • Additional text styles, hiding unfinished pages and more

    Dmitriy Buterin 23 August 2006 1 comments
    Some people complain that August is a slow month. This year, we could not complain (actually, maybe we could!) - August has been very busy and exciting. On the one hand, quite a few of our team members took their well-deserved vacations. On the other...
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  • Wild Apricot in ITBusiness.ca article - now we are officially Web 2.0 :-)

    Dmitriy Buterin 17 August 2006 1 comments
    I am not too big a fan of Web 2.0 moniker - it has been overused and abused too much. It means too many different things. Still, the basic meaning of "Web 2.0" label is simply "new generation web applications" and thus I was glad to see Wild Apricot...
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  • New version launches. AIMS Canada goes live.

    Dmitriy Buterin 04 August 2006 0 comments
    We have just released the latest updates of Wild Apricot: Online member applications, renewals and upgrades. Customizable member profile fields. Online payments for events and membership via Paypal (use your own Paypal account!) Multiple membership...
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