Welcome to ClubRunner's BlogSpot

Welcome to ClubRunner's BlogSpot - the place to stay on the pulse of hot off the press news updates about product developments, service announcements, local events and so much more!

Also, you can initiate discussions and share information among fellow ClubRunner users.

Your feedback is always welcome and necessary to help us make ClubRunner better. We want to know what you like, what you don't and what's on your wish list. Please let us know how we can enhance our service.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Tips for the Week!

Did you know that you can add a Birthdays & Anniversary widget to your homepage and bulletin?

An extremely popular request, you are now able to add a Birthday & Anniversary widget to your both your homepage as well as your bulletin. This widget pulls the information from the members' profile and displays the month and day as well as the member's name. You also have the option to customize the widget and display the birthdays and anniversaries for the current month, two months or for three months at a time.

Did you know you can archive your bulletins for safe keeping?

Clubs using Version 3.0 are able to archive their bulletins as a means of saving them. You will see an option to archive your bulletin when you are in the 'Edit Bulletins' screen. Once you archive a bulletin, you are unable to edit or send the bulletin, however are still able to view as well as display it on your website.

These are just some of your suggestions that we've implemented into the system. Please continue to send us your feedback and suggestions by emailing us at feedback@clubrunner.ca.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Tips for the Week!

Did you know that you now have even more themes to choose from to further customize the look of your website and bulletin?

Version 3.0 of ClubRunner boasts even more themes to customize the look of your website, to suit the needs of your club.

Choose from a variety of new looks to refresh the look of your website and bulletin. You will notice themes such as "air mail" are now available for your bulletin, giving it a more professional yet elegant look, while you have a variety of themes such as the new "antique theme" to completely and easily uplift the look and feel of your website.

Prefer using your own theme? Not a problem! Advanced users can easily upload their own CSS Stylesheet to ClubRunner in order to upload their own themes.

Did you know you that further to customizing the look of your bulletin, you can now also customize your bulletin greeting?

You asked for it, and we delivered! Now, you can customize the greeting that appears on your bulletin for the recipient. Complete with mail merge tags, you can create several versions of your greetings messages, and can choose which one you want to incorporate into your bulletin. To do so, simply click on the new "Bulletin Greetings" link that appears when you are in the Bulletin module screen. Here, you will be able to choose from several mail merge tags to customize the greeting, such that it includes the recipients name, club name, who they were referred by (if they are listed as a friend of the club), as well as the sender's name, club name, etc.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Tips for the Week - Bulletin Edition!

We made quite a few improvements to the Bulletin module post our last software release. If you're using Version 3.0, based on your suggestions, here is what you will find!

Did you know that you can now edit your bulletin banner and footer from the editing screen itself?

Whereas previously, to edit your banner and footer, you needed to first go to the bulletin list view from
where you could design your banner and footer, now you can edit and choose them from the editing screen itself. Simply click on that portion of the bulletin and build your complete bulletin, all in one place!

Did you know you can now use Global Custom Widgets in your bulletins?

You asked us for an option to be able to display bulletin specific custom widgets for all of your bulletins and now you can! If you find yourself making and using the same custom widget in all your bulletins, using the Global Custom Widget, you no longer have to recreate it! Now, you can create a custom widget and the system will save it for you and will present it as an option to use in all future editions as well.

Did you know that you can now hide the links widget titles from appearing on your bulletin?

Another popular request, we've added that capability too! Lat week, we had added the ability to hide the group name from the "Add New Link" widget for your website. This week, we've added that functionality to the bulletin as well. When creating the links widget for you bulletin, you will be able to hide the group name from appearing by simply clicking on the 'hide title' option.

This of course is only the beginning! We have a lot of improvements coming your way and are excited about where we are heading! If you have any suggestions on how we can improve the bulletin module, please share your ideas with us by emailing us at feedback@clubrunner.ca