Browsing articles from "April, 2011"
Apr
24
2011

What is the “Auto Invite” feature choice when creating e-Invitations and Playdates, and how do I set it up?

invitations+announcements

Auto Invite is a unique method of inviting people to an event when you have a limited number of spots and a preference for whom you’d like to invite first! Here’s how… First choose the number of spots available for your event (i.e. just “1″ for a Playdate, or “2″ volunteers for an event, etc). Then choose the time interval between when the first set of invites go out (to your top choices) and when [...]

Apr
24
2011

What is a Blog and how do I post one?

blog

A couple of ways: A Blog is like a micro-message board in your Groups for any specific topic you like (i.e. church/temple fundraiser events, homework postings, activity group discussions,…just about anything)…a great way to organize all your group conversations into separate and organized message boards. First, you’ll need to create a Group Link (a group of people you know) to be the home for your Blog, so just view the Group Link building instructions to [...]

Apr
24
2011

I’d like to start a Carpool, how do I do that?

carpools

A couple of ways: For the “Casual” Carpoolers – just create a Group Link of people whom you’d like to carpool with, and use the group message board to discuss trips in one handy place, right on your own carpooling Home Page. (Just click on “Create Group Links” on your left to start one). For the “Serious” Carpoolers – create Carpool signup sheets…There are two ways to do so: If you already have a Group [...]

Apr
24
2011

I’d like to Recruit people to help out with an event (i.e. helping out with a fundraiser event, snack duty for soccer games, or any job), how do I do that?

volunteers

A couple ways: For the “Casual” Volunteer organizers – just create a Group Link of friends you tend to coordinate volunteer events with often, and use the message board to discuss open volunteer positions with the group in one handy place. Just click on the “Create Group Links” button to your left and follow the easy steps to start a Group Link. For the “Serious” Volunteer finders – create a “Pitch In” (volunteer) signup sheet [...]

Apr
24
2011

I want to view only the events from one of my Group Links. How do I do that?

online-calendar

Your Findandremind private Calendar will show all the events you created, as well as any events that others have sent to you, including carpool seats and volunteer jobs you signed up for. If you’d like to see only the events of a particular Group Link on your calendar for instance, we made it really easy for you to “filter” your events so you can view only what you want to: Just click the “Group Events” dropdown at [...]

Apr
24
2011

I want to schedule a Playdate for my child. How do I do that?

playdates

A couple ways: Click Invitations & Announcement on the left and choose the category Playdates.. * Try the Auto Invite feature and let findandremind find a playdate for you…just choose who you’d like to invite and findandremind does all the work! (see the “Events and Invitations” section for the Auto Invite description). * Or try the “Invite people near me” method …findandremind will search for your Friends and Group Link members in your area within [...]

Apr
24
2011

I need help for a last minute important request (i.e. “I’m stuck in traffic and need a friend to pickup my daughter”, or “I need a parent to help fill in for someone at the school Book Fair tomorrow”)

i-need-help

We have exactly the fix! Click the “I Need Help ASAP!” button on your left. Enter a quick Subject and Description of what your need is, and choose the number of people you need to help, and click Next. Then Invite anyone who might be able to help, confirm, and click Next to send the Need Help invitation. Here’s what happens… Your request goes out to everyone you invited. If you needed on 1 person [...]

Apr
24
2011

I just want to discuss an activity with my friends or members (carpooling, playdates, school or church activity, any activity group) in one organized place. How do I do that?

group-links

The easiest way is to create a Group Link by clicking the link in the “Create Group Links” button to your left, and following the easy steps to invite people you know into your group (you can create an unlimited number of groups by the way). You will then have a Group Link Home Page created, with a Message Board right in the middle of the page where everyone can have a conversation (among many [...]

Apr
24
2011

I don’t have any Friends yet. How do I add people to my Friends list?

finding-people

Just click on the “My Network” link at top bar of your Command Center and choose Invite Friends.  Then enter a personalized message, enter the email addresses of the people you’d like to ask to be friends with, or import contacts from your email provider. When your invitation is accepted, you’ll receive a notification and your friend will automatically show up on your Friends List! That’s it! NOTE: Your Friends list CANNOT see anything in your Command Center (your [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I post an event or signup sheet to a Group Link (and have it show up on the group home page)?

finding-people

A few of ways: 1) On the Group Link Home Page, simply click one of the icons in the top right (for Add Invitations, Add Carpool, Volunteer sign up, etc.). These icons will launch the Assistant Screen to create your event and automatically invite that Group Link. After sending the event invitation, the link to that event will show up directly on the Group Link’s Home Page (in the Events & Sign Ups section) for [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I invite people to an Event, Group Link, or Signup Sheet?

invitations+announcements

On the“Invite People” step on every Assistant (to create Group Links, Invitations, Carpools, etc. click the buttons on your left), you have multiple ways to invite people… Invite Friends, Invite Group Links, Enter Email addresses, or Import Contacts from your Gmail, Yahoo, etc. Just click on the four buttons on the left of the Invite People screen to choose whom you’d like to invite (you can combine any of the methods to build your invite [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I invite new members to findandremind?

finding-people

A couple of ways: 1) Just click  My Network at the top bar of your Command Center and choose “Invite Friends”. Then follow the steps, and off go your invitations! (these members will receive Friend invitations, and will appear on your Friends list when they join!). 2) Or just start an Invitation, Schedule, Group Link, etc, and when you invite people to your group or event by entering their email addresses, they will be asked to become members [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I enter an Event?

online-calendar

Just click an empty spot on the calendar Day (you can also click “Create an Event” at the top left of the calendar). Enter your event details (choose a reminder time, Add Guests, enter an address and the event will be mapped with a click, etc. Voila!…your event appears on your Calendar! NOTE: Other types of events you create (Invitations/Announcements, Schedules, Pitch In or Carpool Signup Sheets, etc.) will all show up immediately on your [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I create an Event or an e-Invitation?

invitations+announcements

A few ways to do that: Create a Calendar Event (just a quick way to add an event on your calendar) simply by clicking on an empty space on a date in the calendar. Then just fill in your event details on the event entry screen. You can also click “Create an Event” in the top left of the calendar or click the “Add Event to Calendar” button on your left. Or…to Create an RSVP [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I create a To-do (either for myself or assign to someone)?

to-do-list

Click the blue “To-Do Lists” button at the top of your Command Center. This is where you can create and view all your To-do’s. Click “Create To-Do’s” in the top left and you’ll be taken to the To-do entry screen. First, if the To-do tasks will be assigned to yourself, just leave the first box checked. Enter a Due Date for your tasks, if any. (if you don’t enter a due date, then your to-do [...]

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