Browsing articles in "Help Center"
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 [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I create a Volunteer signup sheet (for Volunteer recruiting, signup for items to bring, take a survey of people’s interest in different activities, etc)?

pitchinfillin

Click the “Create Volunteer Sign Up Sheets” link on the left side of your Command Center to kick off the Assistant screens (or if posting from a Group Link screen, click the Pitch In icon in the top right of the Group Link home page)…the Assistant steps will guide you through setting up your signup sheet quickly and easily! First, choose what type of signup sheet you’d like to create by clicking the big green/blue [...]

Apr
24
2011

How do I attach a signup sheet to my Group Link page after I’ve already created the signup sheet event?

carpools

Just click “Invite People” at the top of your signup sheet, click “Invite Group Links’ on the left, choose your Group Link from the dropdown in the center and click “Add entire Group Link”, then Next at the bottom. Review on the next page, then click Next at the bottom again to save. Now your signup sheet will be posted on the Group Link page you chose!

Apr
24
2011

Can I assign other people to Carpool seats or Pitch In volunteer signup spots?

carpools

If you’re an Admin of a Carpool or Pitch In signup sheet, then YOU’RE IN LUCK! Just click on a Carpool seat or Pitch In signup spot, and a list will pop up with not only your family members listed, but also every person that is a member of the carpool! Just click on their name to assign them to a space. It will automatically show on their calendar, and they’ll receive automatic reminders!

Mar
20
2011

I’m a Coach or League Admin and want to setup my team and schedule. How do I do that?

group-links

First, hover your cursor over the red CREATE button and choose Group Link to setup a Group Link for your team(s) so you have your own little private home page (like a private website) for the team or league to centralize all communications. Follow the “Creating Your Group Link” instructions under Getting Started. Click the Add Schedule icon at the top right of the Group Link page. Then enter all the games and details and [...]

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