Apr
20
2012

I’m a Parent and just logged in for the first time. What now?

getting-started

Whether you started with Findandremind on your own, or were signed up by your school, church/temple, or other organization into their Group Link, your account is yours and private only to you, and meant for you to schedule your own activities and create your own networks as well. So here are a few things you can do to get the most out of your experience on Findandremind: 1) COMPLETE YOUR PROFILE by clicking on the “Profile” link at [...]

Apr
20
2012

What is findandremind and how does it really work?

getting-started

Findandremind is a private and secure online organizer and social network that allows you to handle all your communications with other findandremind members from one handy spot, your “Command Center”. Here you can coordinate and organize everything from Events and Groups, to Carpools and Photos. Your Command Center and its content is completely PRIVATE to you…no one else can see it. And you can access your account from anywhere online! So the way findandremind works is [...]

Apr
17
2012

Calendar Events Options You Should Know About

online-calendar

Two very cool inviting options for events: 1)  Auto Invite (Invitations/Announcements, not quick-add or schedule):  Choose your potential guests, put them in order of preference, and choose how many people you want to attend.  The system sends out the invitations in order one by one separated by the time interval you choose and gives them that amount of time to decide.  If they don’t respond, they automatically get a friendly cancellation notice and the next [...]

Sep
18
2011

Introduction to the Online To Do List Tracker

to-do-list

Findandremind’s user-friendly website includes every possible tool one could think of to keep track of important dates, meetings, holidays, and even recurring events as well. Truly an all-in-one schedule manager, the findandremind online organization solution has many different features, including an online to-do list tracker. Some of the amazing features of the “to-do” list section include: automatic reminders for current to-do list items the ability to assign tasks to other registered users a search function that [...]

Aug
20
2011

How do I adjust my Notification Settings for messages, alerts, etc. that I receive?

settings-privacy

Click on “My Profile” in the yellow sticky at the top of your Command Center. Scroll down to the “Notification Settings” section. Then just check/uncheck the boxes for the message types you’d like to receive/stop in your external email or in your findandremind account. Then click Save at the bottom. However, if you decide to turn off your external email alerts (as we encourage), then you will only get your important notifications in your findandremind [...]

Jun
18
2011

Did You Know: Personalize Your Groups

Did You Know

Did you know that you can create your own Groups? If you were invited by someone else to findandremind, you may not know how many things you can do with your own dashboard. Someone may have invited you to be part of their Group (Group Link) – but as a findandremind member you have the same opportunity to create or join as many other Groups as you like to stay organized and coordinated! Log in [...]

May
18
2011

Did You Know: Online Document Sharing

Did You Know

Did you know that you can upload documents to share with the members of your group? It’s fast and easy to use, just go to Group Links > [choose a Group] > + New Message.  This link allows you to send an announcement that will show on the Group Link Home Page, and will also be emailed to every member (including any attachments) both in their findandremind message center, and their external email address. Look [...]

May
18
2011

Did You Know: Online Calendar

Did You Know

Did You Know that our calendar easily integrates with Google, iCal [list others]. This offers you a convenient way to sync all of your calendars to just one! Perfect for sharing. Login and go to Online Calendar.

May
12
2011

Did You Know: Over 200,000 Group Links In Our Database

Did You Know

Did you know that we have over 200,000 school and church/temple Groups already in our database? Chances are yours is already there! To look for any groups listed that you may belong to, log in and click “Find groups in my area” in the Group Link section of your Command Center. Of course, you can always create your own Group Links too! Just log in and go to Create Group Links. Get started now! It’s [...]

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 [...]

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