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How This #1 Union Software Will Save Your Union Time and Money

Artie Shlykov 26 September 2019 0 comments

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Organizing a union is a challenge.


From applications, enrolment forms and manual payments to website management, union managers have enough on their plate.


Many other unions have already automated their administrative work with a tool called Union Software, yet you’re still sorting through paper applications, transferring data to excel by hand, hauling cash, and taking forever to update your website.


If you're wondering whether this type of software can make an impact at your union, you've come to the right place! In this article, I cover:


  1. What is Union Software?

  2. The #1 Union Software Already Used by Many Unions

  3. How Automated Features Save You Time and Money

  4. Three Examples of Unions Using This Software

  5. How to Get Your Free Trial of the #1 Union Software

What is Union Software?


Union software is an all-in-one management tool to help you eliminate and streamline administrative tasks from your workload to save you time and money. It’s usually comprised of a website builder, online contact database, online member directory, communications system, integrated calendar, finance & payment system, event platform, and more.


Most union software solutions include functionalities like:

  • Website: create and update your union’s website with little-to-no tech/coding experience.

  • Events: easily create, manage and promote events with online registration, attendance tracking, and payment processing.

  • Payments: automate membership renewals, registrations and payments.

  • Database: maintain detailed member, volunteer, sponsor and admin records in an easy-to-search and filtered online database.

  • Emails: send professional newsletter and email communications to anyone

  • Member Login: allow members to login to your website to access exclusive resources, personal accounts and internal events.


These are all basic functionalities of a larger grouping of software called membership union software — a solution designed to eliminate and automate as many of the administrative tasks of membership organizations as possible.

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The #1 Union Software Already Used by Many Unions


Wild Apricot is the #1 rated membership management software for 8 years in a row. You can try a free, 30-day trial of Wild Apricot and have your union set up with a professional-looking website with online event and registration in just an afternoon.


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How Automated Features Save You Time and Money


Just picture an army of robots doing all the grunt work for your union. 


They’d update your website, register new members, file their info into a database, collect and process payments, manage events, and send automated invoices, receipts, and email reminders. With an army of robots doing all the work, you could spend much more time focusing on providing value for your union members.


That’s exactly what Wild Apricot does for you — it acts like an army of robots to automate all your admin work. Many organizations report saving up to 20 hours a week by letting Wild Apricot handle the grunt work for them!


Here are some of Wild Apricot's features you'll have instant access to once you start your free trial:

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Wild Apricot also has dozens of other features, like:

  • Member login and membership directories

  • Multiple membership levels and group/family discounts

  • A mobile app to manage your union and members on the go

  • Donation meters

  • Free, unlimited support

  • And dozens of others!

Three Examples of Unions Using Wild Apricot


Here are three examples of unions that have built their websites using Wild Apricot's website builder, and take advantage of other administrative features. While you can't see how they're managing their organization in the backend, you can see how they've organized their website front-end.


Some highlights to look for when you explore each site include:

  • Simple online membership applications

  • Event calendars with signups

  • News and announcements

  • Photos of past events 


Hypnotherapists Union

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Independent Oxfam Union

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Theatrical Wardrobe Union

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How to Get Your Free Trial of The #1 Union Software


To get started with your free, 30-day trial of Wild Apricot, simply click here.

 

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You’ll be taken to a registration page where you can enter your account details. Once you click submit, you’ll activate a free 30-day trial of the paid version of Wild Apricot’s software. This means that you will have access to all the functionality that our paid clients receive for 30 days.


Looking to discuss how Wild Apricot’s features will help your union with a real human? Make sure you’ve signed up for your free 30 day trial, then email coaches [@] wildapricot [.com] (just remove the brackets and spaces) to speak with one of our dedicated onboarding coaches!


Best of success to your union!

Artie Shlykov

Posted by Artie Shlykov

Published Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 11:50 AM

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