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With over 35,000 event coordinators posting listings on FindSportsNow, we frequently get asked: "How do I move up higher on the search page?"

We have integrated our own ranking algorithm to determine listing placement, which takes a variety of factors into consideration. Here are a few tips to help you get ranked higher.

1. Details, Details, Details
Make sure you fill in as much information about the activity as possible. The more detailed information you provide, the more likely a potential participant will find it useful.

2. Upload Photos
Make sure to upload photos. Our test cases show that participants are much more engaged on a listing that has a variety of photos. The more, the better!

3. Registration and Activity Start Dates
We take into consideration the registration date when participants can start registering for your activity and when the activity actually starts. Upcoming dates typically outperform listings that start in the far future or do not have dates set.

4. Upgraded Account
We give our upgraded accounts a boost too. After you login, we recommend upgrading your account for $10/month. For more details, go to:
https://findsportsnow.com/account/upgrade

5. Listing Performance
We alter your ranking based on the amount of traffic and social media interactions your listing is getting. The more traffic and the more likes, the better.

There are more factors that are taken into consideration, but these are the key ones to focus on. If you follow these tips, it will help drive more participants to your business.
Posted by Jesse Forrest on May 28, 2013 at 5:41pm.
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If you have events or activities, of any kind, you can allow your participants to register online easily and securely.

For example, let's say you have a website, but currently don't have a way to accept credit cards online. We can help you get a registration button on your website so that when the user clicks on it, they will see a registration window similar to this.
Demo Online Registration

One of the best features of our online registration system is that the user will never have to leave your website to register for your activities!

The registration form that will appear on your website is super user-friendly. Your participants follow four main steps. First, they select the activities they want to sign up for. Then, they enter in all the participant information. Next, they enter in any billing information that is required. Lastly, they confirm all the their information and pricing.

On successful registration they will see this success window.
Registration Complete

You and your participants will also receive an automated email receipt. A great feature is that the email receipt will show up in your participants' inbox as if it was sent from your company!
Online Registration Email Receipt

The participants credit card receipt will also have your companies name on it!

All this is done by pasting a few lines of code into your website. Integration is simple and we even have pre-made registration buttons to get it on your website in minutes.
Quick Start JavaScript Code

Don't worry though; you will also have the freedom to design your own registration buttons to match your website's look and feel.

Once you have the necessary code on your website, you can easily log into FindSportsNow to manage your listings. Each listing will be a separate activity that your participants can register for.
Manage Listings

You have complete control over your listings and can make changes at any time. For example, you can change the pricing at any time and you can activate or inactivate listings whenever you choose.

We provide you with the necessary tools to stay on top of your registrations. You can export a variety of data to different file formats.
Export Registrants

For example, you can download all the participants that have registered to an Excel spreadsheet.
Export Participants

Here's a snapshot of all your financial registration details.
Export Financials

We also provide user friendly reports that you can run to view all your registrations and the amount of money you've made!
Online Registration History

So, how much do we charge? The pricing is simple. If you offer free activities, the service is completely free to you and your participants! If you charge for your activities, your participant will pay an additional $2 transaction fee when they register. There will also be 3% taken out to handle credit card processing fees.

For example, let's say you offer a class for $10. The participant will pay a total of $12 to sign up. You will receive a total of $9.70 for the registration.

We transfer funds, via direct deposit, to your bank account every two weeks.

To get started or for more information, please visit:
FindSportsNow's Online Registration System

Contact us today at 954-779-6299 and we will be happy to give you more details.
Posted by Jesse Forrest on April 20, 2012 at 6:53pm.
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FindSportsNow would officially like to thank Fitness Magazine for referencing us as a go-to website in order to find local activities!

Here is the magazine cover which features Glee's Heather Morris:
Fitness Magazine October 2011


Here is the snippit from the magazine:
FindSportsNow in Fitness Magazine
Posted by Jesse Forrest on September 24, 2011 at 8:26pm.
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Happy holidays! In 2010, we were busy at FindSportsNow working on a web-based league and event management platform that would be freely available to all of our users. We are pleased to announce that we will start unrolling these new features over the span of the next couple months. This has been a long project, but we are glad that we can start sharing it with you all! Keep checking the site for updates! With each update we will be sure to fully detail it in both our Blog and Help pages.
Posted by Jesse Forrest on December 27, 2010 at 10:03pm.
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We've been stepping our game up at FindSportsNow. The new year came with a variety of new and exciting changes to FindSportsNow! We recently unleashed our sleek new site design (we hope that you find it more appealing and easier on the eyes). We updated parts of the site navigation to make it easier to find the activities you love! Most importantly, we've seen that the community is really joining in on the action and adding sports and recreational activities to FindSportsNow!

FindSportsNow's Reach as of January 2010
Posted by Jesse Forrest on January 28, 2010 at 4:10am.
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