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Applying Coupons To Individual Courses

Applying Coupons To Individual Courses

Now GoSignMeUp can be configured to use multiple-coupon codes during check out-  either for the whole order or for an individual course!  Users can’ stack’ many coupons per order and  determine which course it is applied to. 

Applying Coupons To Individual Courses

Simply enable the options in the System Configuration | Coupons (above) area to see it in action (below).

Applying Coupons To Individual Courses

 

Creating coupons is easy and you can select to use a ‘global’ coupon to be applied to the entire order, or to use the ‘stacked’ coupon which is course specific. Creating course specific (Stacked) coupons automates the process of efficient accounting reports. There would be no need to calculate the discount to a specific course, as that may have been necessary when using one coupon for the entire order. Identifying the actual discounted amount per course is so much easier.

The discount can be a fixed dollar amount or a percentage. The user simply enters the coupon code, then clicks ‘Apply Coupon’.

Coupon codes are maintained and distributed by administrators, and are a great way to promote courses and increase attendance.

Click here for the Help Guide

Looking for a way to simplify your class registration process?
GoSignMeUp is online registration made easy!
GoSignMeUp’s online registration software lets you focus on the course content, not the course paperwork!

Increase enrollments, save time, save money, expand your market and make the entire process easier and more convenient for everyone involved – instructors, administrators and enrollees.  GoSignMeUp integrates with popular Learning Management Systems to create the perfect solution for professional development and continuing education.

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Shibboleth Integration with GoSignMeUp for SSO

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Shibboleth Integration

GoSignMeUp has now integrated with Shibboleth for identity management and federated identity-based authentication and authorization. With Shibboleth integration you can take advantage of  ‘single sign-on’ (SSO).  SSO allows your users to sign in to GoSignMeUp and other different organizations or institutions using just one ‘identity’.   Shibboleth integration allows for cross-domain single sign-on and removes the need for content providers to maintain user names and passwords.

Shibboleth is among the world’s most widely deployed federated identity solutions, connecting users to applications both within and between organizations.  A user authenticates with his or her organizational credentials, and the organization (or identity provider) passes the minimal identity information necessary to the service provider to enable an authorization decision. Shibboleth also provides extended privacy functionality allowing a user and their home site to control the attributes released to each application.  GoSignMeUp now benefits from these features thru Shibboleth integration.

GoSignMeUp online class registration and management software saves training organizations time and money – and makes the user experience easier and more secure using Shibboleth integration.

GoSignMeUp also supports other SSO options thru an LMS (such as Blackboard Learn, Haiku,  or Canvas) or Google SSO.

 

Contact GoSignMeUp for pricing information or questions about our registration software.

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Manage Common Core State Standards and Professional Development With GoSignMeUp

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Are you looking for a turn-key solution to help your district meet Common Core State Standards initiatives?  Then look no further!  We can help you use your Race to the Top funding or Federal Common Core Money to create a turn-key solution to meet the common core state standards initiative thru professional development.  GoSignMeUp has a lot of experience when it comes to CCSS – put a successful PD plan together with GSMU and an LMS!  We have partnered with Learning Management Solutions such as Blackboard Learn, Haiku, and Canvas – add GoSignMeUp to facilitate course registration, payment and student tracking to create the ultimate learning management and content-delivery system!  Users can search thru an embedable course catalog, sign-up and pay for classes, and seamlessly begin their training using GoSignMeUp.

Check out some of these features;

Race To The Top Funding

  • Automatic course creation
  • Real time registration and seamless transfer
  • Advanced pricing and online credit card, PO, PayPal, or other payment options
  • Grading and transcripts
  • Easy email integration to send users content, links, etc. at your desired frequency
  • Complete reporting, data mining and export features
  • Creates sign-in sheets, name badges, certificates, and more
  • Flexible course setup and calendar view options
  • Customizable site branding
  • Embed course listings directly in to your site with our searchable catalog

Click for more about Managing Common Core Professional Development through GSMU     Click here for the video

Request a Demo or Visit  gosignmeup.com for more!

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Maryland State Department of Education Selects Blackboard Learn

Mississippi Department of Education Uses GoSignMeUp

GoSignMeUp Mobile Compatibility

GoSignMeUp Mobile Compatibility

 

GoSignMeUp Mobile Compatibility

Does GoSignMeUp work with mobile devices?  Of course!  In fact the new user interface is designed with an iPad in mind – GoSignMeUp Mobile Compatibility! Users can easily search,  browse  and register for courses on their mobile devices using GoSignMeUp.   Both the public side and the administrator pages can be accessed from mobile devices and tablets – you can manage your student information and professional development software on the go!  There is no need to be tied to a desktop computer or land line to register for your courses – just visit your institutions GoSignMeUp

Is There An App For That?

There is currently not a specific ‘app’ for GoSignMeUp.  Because each installation is unique, we would need to program an app for every single unique customer installation – and then both on Android and Apple OS!  More importantly, both Google and Apple charge for merchant applications.  This means any of our customers who charge for courses would lose revenue if their customers accessed their GoSignMeUp sites using a specific mobile ‘app’ to sign up and pay for a course.  Merchant apps are also much more regulated than the host of typical utilities or games – which is why we are web-based but mobile-friendly.  GSMU has Mobile Compatibility!

 

 

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Certification – Custom Course Certificates

One of the more powerful features within the GoSignMeUp system is the ability to create Custom Course Completion certificates.  This one of the many tools for professional development and certification contained withing GoSignMeUp – The system can be set up to automatically email a completion certificate to students when they finish a course, closing the certification loop! The design of the certificate is totally customizable using the Custom Certificate Maker tool – everything from the background decoration to the auto-populated fields are in your control.

 

The Custom Certificate Maker from GoSignMeUp allows you to quickly and easily create your own custom certificates! Now you can see exactly how your certificate will look, while you are making it! Simply choose which fields you want to display on your certificate, then drag and drop them in to place. Its easy!
Upload a pre-made background, or customize one with your company or event logo. Once your custom certificate is in GoSignMeUp, you can program the system to fill-out and email them automatically to students who meet your completion criteria. With GoSignMeUp and the Custom Certificate Maker, you can automate the entire certification process!

GoSignMeUp is designed to help facilitate staff training and certification as part of a winning professional development strategy.  GoSignMeUp’s online class registration software lets you focus on the course content, not the course paperwork!  Automate the certification process and take advantage of the custom course certificate tool in GoSignMeUp.

The articles below are in our Help Guide and are useful when working with Custom Course Certificates;

How Do I Create a Custom Course Completion Certificate?
How do I Print or Email a Course Completion Certificate?
How Do I Send out a Certificate to Students Who have Completed a Blackboard Course?
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GoSignMeUp Tips & Tricks – How To Use The Help Guide

How To Use The Help Guide

The Help Guide is an on-line resource where you can find information on how to use the many different features found within the GoSignMeUp system. If you have any questions about how to use a feature or have questions about what the system can do, the Help Guide is the best place to start.

To access the Help Guide, click the Help button found at the top right of any page in the Administrator menu (or click here!)

When you click the Help button the Help Guide will open in a new window.

On the Help Guide home page you will see a listing of the Help Topic Categories.
You can browse the categories to see what help guides are available under each one.

The first category is Training Videos – which is where videos such as this one on a variety of topics are available to view.

To find the section on “How to Add A Course” – first click on the “Courses” category.

You can also use the Search Bar to narrow down your options.

Clicking on a title opens up the Help Guide. Scroll down to get a step-by-step explanation on how to complete the task outlined in the title. Explanatory text and screen shots make it easy to follow along. If you prefer, you can also download the lesson as a PDF to email to others, or print out as a handy reference.
The Help Guide is the best way to research any questions and tasks you might have with the GoSignMeUp system.

If you can’t find the answer in the help guide, be sure to email GoSignMeUp support at support@gosignmeup.com!

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GoSignMeUp Tips & Tricks – How To Submit A Help Desk Ticket

How To Submit A Help Desk Ticket

The Help Desk ticket system helps you submit and track any issues or requests you might have while using GoSignMeUp.

The Help Desk system is how all questions and problems are processed at GoSignMeUp. You should always submit your questions or problems with a ticket, rather than email, so it can be correctly tracked and processed.

To submit a help ticket, first click the Help button found at the top right of any page in the Administrator menu. This will take you to the Help Guide. Here you can also first research a solution to your problem or question by browsing the categories or using the search feature.

If you can not find a solution on your own, click the Submit a Help Ticket button found on the Help Guide home page.

If you have a GoSignMeUp help-desk account click Log In in the top-right corner. You do not need to have a Help-Desk account, but it is useful to track and process your ticket. To create an account click the sign-up link. You do not need an account to submit a ticket, but if you do you can view a history of your tickets all in one place.

To submit a new help ticket – simply fill out the Submit a request form with your email address, Subject and Description. Please be as specific as possible in the description area when describing your question or problem – include links to the actual pages if possible as well as any screen shots using the Attach file feature. Don’t be shy – fill out as much information as you can!

Set the Priority of your issue, then hit the Submit button.

From here the ticket will go in to the GoSignMeUp Help Desk ticket system. From here you will be updated on the status of your ticket when it is assigned to one of our customer service specialists.

The Help Desk ticket system is the best way to resolve any questions and problems you might have with GoSignMeUp.

If you need assistance, be sure to email GoSignMeUp Support at support@gosignmeup.com!

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GoSignMeUp Browser Support

GoSignMeUp Browser Support

GoSignMeUp Browser Support

There has been some confusion about browser support in regards to the ongoing software development currently underway at GoSignMeUp.

The public-side of your GoSignMeUp site, that is the page that your users use to browse and sign up for courses, will remain backwards-compatible with many older browsers, including Internet Explorer 8 (IE8).  There is no need for your customers to upgrade anything – everyone should be able to register and pay for courses with whatever browser they have, including mobile devices.

The administration side of GoSignMeUp also has legacy-browser support (for the time being), including Internet Explorer 8.  All of the functions necessary to set up and maintain your system are available on the “Classic” menu that runs across the top of your administration home page.

However, if you wish to use all of the amazing new tools and features of the current and future administration-side programming, you will need an HTML 5 compatible browser.  These include  Opera, Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer 9.

You can’t develop new technology on old software – and Internet Explorer 8 is just that.  It does not support the features necessary to run the new dynamic interfaces that GoSignMeUp is programming; the interactive hit-lists, drag-and-drop formatting, WYSIWIG editing, etc., all mandate up-to-date technology.

“It’s no longer about the cost of change, now it’s about the cost of not changing”

 

If you are a GoSignMeUp administrator, you should definitely be on an updated browser to take advantage of these cool new time-saving features.  Use the links below to download and install the latest versions of these technology-capable browsers.  If you are not on an updated browser you can not take advantage of all the new features our hard-working programmers have been creating for you!  Even if you are still on Windows XP, there is a version of Firefox or Opera that supports HTML 5.  There is no reason to be stuck in the past – upgrade today and enjoy the slick and modern features of our new product development!

 

Mac

Firefox

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-mac

Chrome
http://www.google.com/mac/

 

PC

Windows 7/8

Firefox

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/

Chrome

https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/

 

Windows XP

Opera

http://www.oldapps.com/opera.php?old_opera=12554

Firefox
http://www.oldapps.com/firefox.php?old_firefox=12797

Chrome

https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/

 

If your IT department is hesitant to upgrade your browser, have them take a look at these industry statistics;

Internet Explorer 8 is hovering at about 4% of the browser market and has lost about half it’s market in the last 18 months.  It will be rendered irrelevant soon – Google and others will drop Internet Explorer 8 support at the end of 2013 – that is only a few months away!

Microsoft Internet Explorer in general is the most targeted browser and consequently the most susceptible to hacks and security breaches.  Microsoft is notoriously slow to respond with fixes and patches adhering to their typical 6 month update release cycle.  Thats a lot of time for new malware to exploit a weakness and infiltrate your system!  Anyone using versions of IE prior to version 9 are at serious risk of getting hacked!

Internet Explorer 8 started its life cycle in 6/17/2009.  Typically Microsoft supports a browser for 4 years.  This means that updates and patches for IE8 will trickle down and end virtually within months.  Without these patches and updates your computer is vulnerable to attacks by hackers, spammers and malware.

There are significant features that IE 8 does not support that are rapidly becoming ubiquitous, namely using HTML 5 and CSS 3.  A contemporary user-experience with interactivity, such as in the new GoSignMeUp Course Grid, for example, require these features to operate.

Beyond limiting yourself to the old menus and features of GoSignMeUp, you are exposing yourself to unnecessary cyber risk by using Internet Explorer 8.

Time to stop living in the past and embrace the future!  Learn about GoSignMeUp Browser Support!

 

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For more on HTML 5 compatible browsers – check out these pages;

http://fmbip.com/litmus/

http://thenextweb.com/google/2013/09/16/google-analytics-to-drop-internet-explorer-8-support-at-the-end-of-2013/

http://blogs.computerworld.com/18552/12_reasons_not_to_use_internet_explorer_ever

http://www.troyhunt.com/2013/01/the-impending-crisis-that-is-windows-xp.html

http://www.forbes.com/sites/markgibbs/2013/01/03/another-reason-to-get-rid-of-internet-explorer/

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/endofsupport.aspx

http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/default.aspx?LN=en-us&x=15&y=9&c2=1173

New Public Ruby is currently compatible with (as of 1-13-14);

Internet Explorer 8- 10, Firefox 10.6+ (PC, Mac), Safari 4+, Chrome 15+, Opera 11+ (PC, Mac)

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GoSignMeUp Touching Lives

GoSignMeUp Touching Lives

GoSignMeUp is your online registration solution.  That means we facilitate learning, student enrichment, and professional development for literally thousands of people!  Its kind of a neat thing, when you think about it.  Its easy to forget during the tedious minutia of day-to-day operations that you might impact the world in a good way!

GoSignMeUp is more that a cutting edge online course registration system, but also a complete professional development and certification platform. Our certification feature provides the ability to create a series of classes that need to be completed by a specific date. Email messages are automatically sent to students that have not completed the classes by the required date. Students can track their own progress and administrators can see reports on all the certification programs. There are also detailed class enrollment statistic reports which are useful to administrators, giving them the ability to look at all or individual course enrollments at a glance. Students can track their class history which can include course name, instructor, credits and grades. Additionally, there are detailed administrative reports for transcripts, student history, and course credits. As you can see, GoSignMeUp is perfect for organizations of all sizes and types–including corporations, health care, government agencies, and education–it is the preferred registration tool for professional development, continuing education, client education, and student enrichment. GoSignMeUp is ideally suited for face-to-face, online and hybrid class registration processes, and integrates with Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard Learn.

GoSignMeUp touching lives – Check out this fun video by our enthusiastic office manager.

 

Visit www.GoSignMeUp.com, call 888-286-4826 or email, info@GoSignMeUp.com.

 

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GoSignMeUp is The Industry Standard for Online Registration

GoSignMeUp is The Industry Standard for Online Registration


GoSignMeUp is the industry standard for online registration and Training Management Solutions. It is perfect for organizations of all sizes and types–including corporations, health care, government agencies, K-12 and higher education. It is the preferred registration and training management tool for professional development, continuing education, client education, and student enrichment.

GoSignMeUp is The Industry Standard for Online Registration
If you are looking for a powerful tool that is an easy to use, automated online registration system that will save you countless hours of time (save time), lower your overhead (lower overhead), help to increase your enrollment (increase enrollment) and expand your market (Expand Market), then look not further. GoSignMeUp is your ideal solution.

Additionally, GoSignMeUp provides some very robust tools for training management such as  certifications, transcript reports, automated certificates, and a very robust student history database.

GoSignMeUp is a complete web based registration and training management system that delivers an easy to use student registration platform, automated administrative functions to save you time and money., and robust reporting tools for student and class history, enrollments statistics and data mining to increase class sizes.

Looking for a way to simplify your class registration process? GoSignMeUp is online registration made easy!
GoSignMeUp’s online registration software lets you focus on the course content, not the course paperwork!

Increase enrollments, save time, save money, expand your market and make the entire process easier and more convenient for everyone involved – instructors, administrators and enrollees.  GoSignMeUp integrates with popular Learning Management Systems to create the perfect solution for professional development and continuing education.

Online Registration Made Easy!

GoSignMeUp is used by organizations of all sizes and types–including corporations, health care, government agencies, and education.  GoSignMeUp is perfect for Continuing Education, K-12 Staff and Professional Development, Inservice Training, CME, Professional Development, Employee Tracking, and Student Enrichment – Online Registration Made Easy! GoSignMeUp is ideally suited for face-to-face, online and hybrid class registration processes, and integrates with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Blackboard Learn, Haiku, and Canvas. GoSIgnMeUp – Online Registration Made Easy!

We can help you use your Race to the Top funding to create a turn-key solution to meet the common core curriculum standards initiative.

What can GoSignMeUp do for you?

If your organization offers classes, workshops, or trainings for which participants need to register in advance, GoSignMeUp’s online event registration software can make you a hero. Why? Because this online class registration system will save your organization countless hours of administrative time, create a “green” and paperless event registration process, reduce costs and be available to take sign-ups 24/7. Everything from confirmation and reminder emails to payment management, transcripts, rosters and name badges, Blackboard integration and quite a bit more is all included – and automatically handled for you.  GoSignMeUp also offers some powerful tools to help you expand your market without expanding your marketing budget.

To learn why GoSignMeUp’s class management software is head and shoulders above anything else available, schedule a free online demo today. GoSignMeUp – Online Registration Made Easy!