A couple of years ago we wrote a somewhat intellectual blog on the "Price Elasticity of Processing Fees" that included fancy graphs. As we talk with lots of customers at the RunningUSA conference, this is once again a hot topic. The simple fact is that participants will pay a higher processing fee. We see that... Continue Reading →
We are excited to announce the initial public release of Multi-Race Bundles. The purpose of the Multi-Race bundle is to offer a choice to participants to buy a bundle of any number of races and events together in a single transaction. Participant View This example is for a bundle between the two races in Moorestown,... Continue Reading →
We now offer a flexible option to allow races to give a discount based on a donation. This example setup offers different discounts for different races and different levels of donation: You can highlight this on the donation page: The discount is clearly applied in the checkout:
With our Participant Count price increases always has the downside of people being upset they did not get the price they wanted. The default way it works is the first X people who click Submit on the Checkout page to process their transaction. The problem with this is that we redirect the participant back to... Continue Reading →
We have added the option to hide the membership discount amount. Some race directors felt this encouraged people to try to cheat the system.
When you group events together to make the display of events clearer, you can now also do strike through pricing. If all events are the same price and have the same strike through price, it will appear like this: If the events are different prices ad different strike through prices, then it will show the... Continue Reading →
You can now add Strike Through pricing to your race website. Set this up in the Race -> Registration -> Dates, Pricing and Options page. This gives the flexibility of setting a specific strike through price for each event and each registration period. For example, you may want to run a Valentine's Day special -... Continue Reading →
When a Processing fee is $0, there is now an option to hide that on Financial -> Pricing -> Processing Fee Type.
We already introduced pricing based on participant count on a per-event basis. For example the 5K is $5 for the first 25 people and $10 for the next 25 and then $25. We have expanded this to Race based as well. This aggregates the total number of people across all events. This is configured by... Continue Reading →