iCalendar Integration and New Themes
Happy Thanksgiving! We're so thankful for our loyal users that today we're rolling out some new items in time for the holidays!
Anytime you sign up for an item on SignUpGenius.com, you will now have the option to email yourself an iCalendar (.ics) file. Click on the attached .ics file from your home computer to add the event to your MS Outlook calendar or Mac calendar. Open the email on your phone and click the .ics file to add the event to your mobile calendar! You can also access iCalendar files from your MyAccount page at any time to download them to any device. Click. Scheduled. Done. Nice!
New Christmas Themes
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Posted by Dan Rutledge
Posted by Dan Rutledge on Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:00 AM EST
Hi Mary. Thanks for the kind words! We do not currently have that functionality, although it is on our upgrade list. Keep in mind, though, that you get emailed any time that someone modifies the sign up... so there's no way someone can drop out without you knowing. For now, the best thing to do is to list your requirements on your sign up and manually deal with those that don't follow your rules. Sorry we don't have the perfect solution for that... yet!
Posted by Mary Segall on Mon Jan 9, 2012 11:40 PM EST
First, I love the ease of the Sign Up Genius!!
I have a question. Is there a way to keep people from being able to "delete" from the sign up when it gets close to the actual date? i.e. remove the "delete" option? It is scary that they can just drop out with a day or two before their "shift" even if it is voluntary.
Posted by Dan Rutledge on Fri Dec 2, 2011 2:07 PM EST
Thanks for that suggestion Regina. That makes a lot of sense! I'll make sure we get that into our revisions cue.
Posted by Regina Lemp on Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:37 PM EST
I use Sign Up Genius alot and enjoy the reminders I get via email and text and recommend that the automatic text message should read "remember" instead of "don't forget". It is much more positive to incorporate the word remember as opposed to don't forget.
Thanks for reading.
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