The Association Blog: News and Resources for Association Executives

SSL Certificate for Your Wild Apricot Website

Posted by Matthieu Disna on Jan 12, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Have you ever noticed the https on some websites, and http on others?

That extra s indicates when you have a secure connection with a website. What's more? By having it, you increase user trust, conversions, and even search engines love to see SSL. (source)

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Online Payment Options for Wild Apricot Customers

Posted by Lamees Abourahma on Dec 2, 2015 6:00:00 AM

As a Wild Apricot customer, you want to collect membership fees and event registration fees through your website. The good news is that Wild Apricot makes this process easy by integrating with payment systems (also known as, payment processors). The other good news is that Wild Apricot currently integrates with more than a dozen payment systems that you can select from. What is a payment system and how do you decide which payment system is the right one for you?

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Advantages of Using Wild Apricot Software

Posted by Carrie Kolar on May 19, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Wild Apricot is web-based software for membership-based associations, non-profit organizations, and businesses that helps manage membership, events, emails, and other aspects of running a membership-based organization. Wild Apricot software is used by over 14,180 organizations that together have over three million members. This isn’t a surprise – using Wild Apricot has very distinct advantages, which help their client organizations better serve their members and extend their reach. The advantages of using Wild Apricot software include:

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7 Powerful Examples of Wild Apricot Integration and Customization

Posted by Lamees Abourahma on Oct 25, 2012 2:33:00 PM

As a membership organizations, you need some good tools to manage your contacts, maximize your resources, and provide value to your members. Wild Apricot is a very powerful and robust membership management cloud software. Since it's launch more than 5 yeas ago, more than 15,000 organizations have signed up with Wild Apricot. In addition to its membership management function, Wild Apricot provides event management, website content management system (CMS), and online payment functionality. Even though Wild Apricot replaces more than 7 systems and has a lot of built-in functionality, you might need to expand these capabilities by customizing Wild Apricot or integrating it with 3rd party tools. Here are some that we successfully implemented for clients.

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7 Proven Ways to Grow Your Membership

Posted by Lamees Abourahma on Oct 25, 2012 2:25:00 PM

How this organization grow their membership to 1,500 members and almost 50 chapters in 2 years

The IMC Clubs is the brain child of Radek Wyrzykowski; a Master Certified Flight Instructor Instrument and Multi-Engine Instructor. As a flight instructor in Norwood, Mass., Radek developed a volunteer mentor program to help instrument pilots improve their proficiency, and they loved it. “When the web site launched and offered to help others start local chapters, it took off like a storm", Wyrzykowski says.

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