SignUpGenius

SignUpGenius


4.5 / 5
676 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

SignUpGenius simplifies the process of organizing events and people by providing online sign ups & registration for nonprofits, schools, sports, faith groups, colleges, businesses and organizations.


Average Ratings

676 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $9.99/month
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • SignUpGenius
  • www.signupgenius.com
  • Founded 2008
  • United States

About SignUpGenius

Sign up tool for group and volunteer managers. Schedule volunteers, organize events and collect money all on one sign up. Automatic reminders are sent to volunteers prior to the event. Hundreds of design templates available, as well as the ability to create custom themes. Bulk email invites and easy admin tools. Admin-controlled security and privacy settings. Ideal for schools, businesses, nonprofits, sports organizations, faith groups, colleges and personal use.


SignUpGenius Features

  • Attendance Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Event Management
  • Group Management
  • Member Directory
  • Membership Management
  • Recognition Management
  • Registration Management
  • Scheduling
  • Self Service Portal
  • Training Management
  • Volunteer Profiles

SignUpGenius Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Very good, but...

Mar 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use, customer friendly, ability to send mass communications

Cons: Cannot delete users from a signup. For me, this is a major design flaw. As a business, I don't understand why signup genius does not have a functionality for deleting users' access to signups. Even though there is a delete function, it is misleading in that users still have the ability to access signups even when they are supposedly "deleted" by accessing through their initial e-mail invite. Customer Service's response is that in order to deny access, new signups need to be created that are not accessible by "old" users. Well, this is much easier said than done. I don't want to be managing multiple signups. I use one signup as a dynamic scheduling tool for users coming on and off our schedule. Having multiple schedules targeted towards different user groups is an extremely cumbersome solution, requiring managing schedules over multiple signups- way too complicated. As a result, to me this is a major privacy issue in that unwanted users now have access to a signup, even though they are supposedly "deleted". I don't understand why Signup Genius allows this, unless they are marketing to all potential users and never want to lose the Personal Information.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on March 26, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. To clarify, you can delete participants from a sign up. You can also remove participants from your groups so that they do not receive future invites associated with your sign ups/account.

However, once you take the action to send an invite to a group member, there isn't a way to recall that invite that has already been sent. If the invite is sent to that group member's email account, the only way to delete that invite would be to delete the email from their account. Since SignUpGenius does not have access to the person's email account, there isn't a way to delete the access to the sign up from the invite they received, unless the sign up is deleted. We apologize for the frustration this issue caused for you.

PTA parents have the answer - take it from them and get this

Jun 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: You know who has cracked the code for volunteer sign up? The pros, the ones who live in the trenches of bringing people together to get stuff done - I'm talking about parents and teachers of young children. The PTA president, the room parent- the poor soul who got stuck organizing the spring auction again this year. Use their knowledge and get this great freemium tool that is really easy for volunteers and organizers with lots of reminders and communication tools on both sides. It has automatic reminders, and people can change their own roles. Matching people to the right role is the art of volunteer management - let them choose their job and stop herding cats and managing spreadsheets. I am currently using sign up genius to manage volunteers for a music festival, our events person used spreadsheet last year even though I shared this tool so when I took it over I was sure that this site was my first stop. I can see that the pro functions are really useful and we are not big enough to need them but if we did they would be fully worth it.

Cons: I wish I could email everyone that signed up since my last email for a volunteer sheet that is open for longer than a few days.

Overall: Easy for organizers and volunteers, it sends automatic reminders and lets people choose their own roles. Wouldn't run an event without it.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on June 19, 2018

Thank you for your kind review, Kristina! We love hearing how SignUpGenius helps you manage volunteers.
You can email sign up participants any time up to 30 days after your event has ended. To do this, go to "Messages" on the left side of your Sign Ups page and click"Compose".
Choose: Email people participating in a sign up.
Click the white button to select the sign up from the drop-down list of sign ups.
Click 'Ok'
Select the white Select People button and
choose to send the email to those who have signed up.
Enter the text of your email, click "Preview and Send" and send your message.
If you have any questions at all, don't hesitate to contact our Support Team: http://www.signupgenius.com/help

Quick and Easy to Setup

Feb 18, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: SignUpGenius is fairly straight forward sign up website. I use it on a regular basis to create sign up pages for various classes that my company hosts. They have tons of themes and templates that you can use to customize your sign up page to fit your needs. It's comprehensive on set up as well as sign up for class attendees, the website doesn't ask for more information than name and email. They also do not require attendees to create an account to sign up which makes it easy for our company to use and keep track of class sign ups. The best part is that you can use the software for free so that's definitely a plus for me!

Cons: The interface isn't the easiest and most comprehensible to use on the set up side. The organization of older sign up pages is really messy and there doesn't seem to be an order to it. You would think that they'd be in order from newest to oldest, but it isn't. Plus, it doesn't seem to have an option to delete posts after so many years which would be nice. However, we use the free version of this software so considering that we aren't paying for this these are very small issues.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on February 27, 2019

Hi there,

It may be helpful to know that you can manage how your created sign ups display in your account. Go to the far right of the created sign ups are, where you will notice a Gear icon. From that icon, a list of drop-down options will be available to you to show past sign ups or unpublished sign ups. You can also choose to show sign ups in ascending or descending order.

To delete a sign up you created, locate the sign up in your Created sign ups area.
Click the ellipsis icon (...) to the right of the sign up. You will see an option to delete the sign up. If you choose this option the next screen will confirm the deletion of your sign up.

I hope these tips help you manage your account better.

SignUp Genius

Jan 31, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: - its a very easy to use application (easy to use for organizers and participants)

- great to use to sign up people to events, appointments, meetings

- mass email communication feature (thought I haven't been using it much, because isn't delivered from your actual email address)

- its free!

Cons: - inserting emails is a complicated and time consuming process

- very limited design customization options (the interface isn't very user friendly)

- there is some learning curve to set the event up (time options, etc.)

Overall: This is a great tool that can be used for event organizing purposes. I personally used them to schedule appointments with my students and for event RSVP's. I loved using it to schedule appointments, because it allowed me to indicate only my available times; each user was able to book only one time; and no other users were able to pick already chosen options. Their interface isn't very user friendly and user appealing though; I wish they have more customization options available.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on February 05, 2019

Hi there,

Thank you for your feedback. We will be releasing some updates to the interface this year that I think you will find exciting!

Our site allows users to import email addresses from several address books. We currently support uploading email addresses from Gmail, AOL, Yahoo, Windows Live accounts, Outlook and CSV files.

If your emails are not in an address book or are in an address book that is not supported, we recommend that you export the email addresses into Excel from your mail program. You can then copy the column of email addresses and paste them into the SignUpGenius input box. Please make sure you copy email addresses only with no names.

Please contact our Support Team if you have questions: support@signupgenius.com.

SigUpGenius for Volunteer Firefighters

Mar 05, 2015
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: We use online sign-up sheets for a volunteer fire department with over 100 firefighters assigned to five different stations. Most of us have full-time jobs outside of being firefighters, so finding a way to coordinate activities in a fair and consistent way was time consuming and quite challenging. Online sign-up sheets from SignUpGenius streamlined our process, while making it very easy for our firefighters to use. We post a sign-up sheet electronically ,and it is instantly available to everyone. At the same time, one person can manage the sheets remotely, so it eliminated the need for paper sheets and multiple trips to stations to post, review, and collect those sheets.

Cons: What's not to like about the capabilities of this way of doing online sign-up sheets? The creators of Sign Up Genius built a product that takes a complicated process and makes it a smooth operation. It is so easy to use that there is seldom a need to ask for help. Then the friendly folks at Sign Up Genius are lightning fast to response on the rare occasions when you need help.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you are looking for a way to simplify sign-up sheets, then you simply must take a look at SignUpGenius. There may be other providers of this service, but it would be a cold day in Minnesota before you will find one that stands up to the ease of use and functionality of SignUpGenius!

Great tool for organizing and scheduling groups

May 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Really great for organizing groups. For instance, I use it often to have people sign up to bring items to an event. It's also great if you have an event and want to sign people up to be in charge of specific things at specific times during an event. For instance, if you want someone to man a table for a specific shift. It is very easy for the participant to sign up and the organizer to manage.

Cons: It can be time consuming to get all the email addresses into the software. It doesn't sync easily with a contact group in google, so you end up typing in a lot of email addresses. Once it's set up though, it works great.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on May 14, 2018

We currently support uploading email addresses from Gmail, AOL, Yahoo, Windows Live accounts, Outlook and CSV files.

If your emails are not in an address book or are in an address book that is not supported, we recommend that you export the email addresses into Excel from your mail program. You can then copy the column of email addresses and paste them into the SignUpGenius input box. Please make sure you copy email addresses only with no names.

It is also not required to send invites directly via our site. You can choose to take the sign up live without sending emails, and instead, copy the link to the sign up and send invites from your own email program. You can also post the link on your organization's website or share the sign up via social media as well. The link to your sign up can be found by viewing the live, published version of the sign up and copying the URL from your web browser address bar.
I hope these options are helpful for you.

Does the job!

Sep 20, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Pros: SignUpGenius is a great tool for coordinating volunteers. As a free software, it's great and incredibly useful. It comes with many templates and features. It takes some time to figure out how to make your sign-up look like you want it to, but then you are good to go.

One of the great features of SignUpGenius is that is will email your volunteers in advance to remind them of their commitment. This is great because it takes following-up with and reminding volunteers off your plate and does that for you!

Cons: It does take a little time to figure it out at first. You can't sign-on for your first time and expect to have a sign-up ready to go in minutes.

Also, some people speak of this as a lifesaver or game-changer when it comes to getting volunteers. That hasn't been my experience. It makes organizing volunteers and coordinating them easier, but it isn't going to bring them in as easily as some people might claim.

Overall: We use SignUpGenius to organize and coordinate volunteers. Volunteers can click on the link and are taken to a form where they can sign-up for a time slot or to bring something to an event. They'll also be able to see what other volunteers have sign-up for, which is very helpful!

Capterra loader

A quick and easy signups -- truly genius!

Dec 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I often use this software for volunteer management for my church and a non-profit arts group that I support This software takes zero knowledge to use effectively. Every part of creating a sign-up for an event is intuitive. This makes planning a snap. It even helps me plan better events by listing out specific tasks for my volunteers.

Cons: I don't like the fact that you must add new tasks to the sign-up sheet in groups of five. I wish that it were possible to just add and delete at will.

Overall: This software is great for organizing groups. It ensures that your events are staffed with volunteers and that you will not spend hours wrangling confirmations from your volunteers. At each event, it is always clear who is to do what. This helps keep all the feather unruffled. Recommended.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on December 10, 2018

Hi Molly,
We are happy to hear how SignUpGenius is helpful for your sign up needs. In Step 4: Slots, you can add a single slot or up to five slots at one time. If you need more than 5 slots, you can select the option to add more slots and you will be returned to Step 4.

You can also edit a sign up at any time after the sign up has been published. So if you need to delete one or more slots, simply return to Step 4 and delete/edit slots as needed. If you have questions about slots, don't hesitate to contact our Support Team by emailing support@signupgenius.com. We will be happy to help!

SignUpGenius is a SNAP to use!!

Nov 28, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Several free layouts to use, and so many options!! You can also upload your own photo, so it looks more 'personalized', even without paying more (we just use the free option!) . Easy to customize for your specific event/sign up. And it's so quick and easy to get your site out to everyone. You can either email directly from your sign up (by entering email addresses) or you can just copy/paste the URL and make it public if you want to reach a wider audience! And on an Administrative side-- there are tools, and reports and graphs. You can see how many people have viewed your sign up, lists that can be printed... it is very comprehensive!

Cons: I don't really have any complaints... it does all that we need it to do!

Overall: I use SignUpGenius mainly for school events. I am on our school's PFC/PTA, so we send out A LOT of requests for sign up help. We have many events each school year, and the Genius is the way to go to get things organized. It's just really easy for volunteers to use- they can easily see what is needed, sign up for it...DONE! And for me, and the people creating sign ups, it is just so easy. I can get email notifications when a new volunteer has signed up, I can email people straight from the site, it's an easy way to manage an event.

I use sign up genius every year for conference sign ups! My parents love it as much as I do!

Sep 04, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I love that this software allows parents to sign up easily for a conference. No more back and forth about when I'm available and when they are available. It's very convenient.

Cons: I wish there was an undo button when setting up recurring dates. I also wish there was a larger calendar view when previewing the dates I've put in rather than just a list of dates.

Overall: I schedule conferences with my students' parents with ease!

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on September 05, 2017

Thank you for your feedback, Shahna.
The default format of sign ups created with our system is a list format. However, we do offer the option for the sign up creator to show multiple date sign ups in a calendar view format.
Log in with your email and password. Go to the *Created* tab and select the pencil icon to the right of your sign up. Go to: *Step 4: Slots*. Scroll to the end of the page where you will see the heading *Advanced Settings*. Click on the (+) sign and the Advanced Settings options will display. Locate the last option: *Show Calendar View by Default* and click the option to the 'On' position. Keep in mind, the calendar view is available only for multiple date sign ups. Remember to select 'Update' to save the changes to this setting. I hope this helps manage your conference sign ups easier.

Simple, Easy, and Really Quite Genius

Dec 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I like that when other users respond, SignUp Genius updates and every other invitee can also see the updates. For example, when sending out RSVPs, everyone has the ability to see everyone else who has RSVP'd. It's a very easy app for taking polls for certain time slots. It is also great if you need just a quick one question response or a detailed, multi-step poll. As a user, I appreciate that it is quick and easily shows up in my inbox. Additionally, I don't receive spam messages from them after taking a survey!! This is so important. I didn't sign up for promo messages, so I don't want to receive them automatically. This program finally gets it. Finally, the ability to send out reminders is a great function. It's easy to set up ahead of time for the SignUp creator. I also love that it sends the event to my calendar!! It's just great for both ends of the SignUp request... I would highly recommend.

Cons: I don't have too many complaints, except that sometimes the visibility is limited on the mobile app. Really, I highly recommend this software and can't think of too many negatives haha.

Overall: My graduate school coordinator uses this for everything from orientation times to graduate assistant assignments to signing up for classes. Our 100 person program is able to exist thanks to SignUpGenius. I can't think of a better program that could accomplish the wide range of possibilities that this can.

SignUpGenius will make your life EASIER!!

May 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: This software is user friendly and offers a wide variety of "formats." As a teacher, I use it regularly to create sign ups for classroom party supplies, scheduling of parent/teacher conferences, and as an overall method of communication with parents about upcoming events. This eliminates the need for a lot of "back and forth" emails, since they can just RSVP and sign up all in one spot.

Cons: Sometimes the "duplicate" feature doesn't work as smoothly as I'd like. We often use it as a team and want to copy the same signup for every teacher on our grade level team and this has not always been the easiest.

Overall: Overall, SignUpGenius has made my teacher life easier. I will continue to use it for classroom events and sign ups for years to come. Our parents in our school have come to expect the simplicity that it offers.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on May 15, 2019

Hi, Amanda! I'm sorry you ran into issues duplicating a sign up. When you make a duplicate, be sure you have your created sign ups area set to show "unpublished sign ups." Sign up duplication happens within a few seconds and you will find your copies in this area. Learn more about making duplicates here: http://www.signupgenius.com/faq/duplicate-copy-sign-up.cfm

Makes Getting Volunteers a Breeze!

Apr 24, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I was first introduced to SingUpGenius when I was working a full time job in marketing. We were required to find volunteers for events and SignUpGenius made that so easy. We used it in online marketing and were able to fill volunteer positions ever single time we used it! SUP makes it easy for both the company needing volunteers/sign-ups but also the people on the other end volunteering or offering their time! I've personally had good experiences on either end of the program.

Cons: The biggest "Con" I can think of is that sometimes the program, when you hook it up to your digital calendar (I use Google), will add the events multiple times when you are on the "user" end of the program. On the "owner" end of the program, I have not come across issues.

This is a silly "con" but the design is rather obnoxious and doesn't look very professional especially if you are trying to use it for business purposes.

Overall: While ads are annoying and the design is less than appealing, SignUpGenius is incredibly helpful for digitally organizing volunteer opportunities and sign-ups!

Gets all of your ducks in a role, no matter who your ducks are

May 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Sign up Genius is extremely helpful in organizing group events from many aspects; teams, offices, churches, luncheons, food trees. This is a simple, easy way for you to get your group to sign up for an event or food need with no overlapping. Each time slot allows the user to explain what day and time and, if you have requested, as the organizer, what item they will be bringing.

Cons: In my experience, there does not seem to be sufficient communication with the individuals who have signed up and the organizer, as their day/time approaches. It is also not as compatible with you calendar, as it should be. Implementing text notifications would take Sign Up Genius to the next level.

Overall: I have been involved with Sign Up Genius a an organized and as a user. It has made signing up for team events and food/donation requests super easy. As an organizer, it has been an excellent tool to utilize in providing food for families in need of the communities support. The idea and execution of Sign Up Genius is really, well, genius.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on May 15, 2019

Thank you for your feedback, Tami!

When you create your sign up, you can turn on automatic reminders so participants are notified a few days ahead of their sign up. If you wish to communicate further with participants, you can send an email through the "Messages" area anytime.

We also offer the ability to send text messages to your group members. You can learn more here: http://signupgeni.us/9om1

If you ever have questions, please contact our Support Team: http://www.signupgenius.com/help

Great way to track an event

Feb 01, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I've had experiencing using this program for school functions. I've been invited to access an event through SignUpGenius to take part in an event, but also used it to track my own event. Rather than trying to write a list of people and items they would provide for the event or a time slot they wanted to choose, SignUpGenius allows you to invite people to fill in their information and all you have to do is login and see what's happening. You can follow-up with people with ease and confirm everything. It's changed how I handle small events.

Cons: A person has to create an account in order to take part in SignUpGenius, not everyone likes to create yet another password to keep track of, but it's worth it in my opinion.

Overall: Positive - my time tracking an event is greatly diminished with the help of this program.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on February 05, 2019

Hi Karen,

Thank you for submitting a review! We love hearing how SignUpGenius helps you manage events.

It may be helpful to know that users do not need an account to participate in your event. Participants are only required to enter a name when they sign up. The email address is always requested because most users prefer to receive a reminder of their commitment. However, the email address is not required unless the creator of the sign up has required the email address. We always give users the option to create an account if they wish to do so, but it is not required.

Please let our Support Team know if you have any questions: support@signupgenius.com.

Group organizing made easy

Jun 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Pros: It is an easy way to organize a volunteer list for people, items, or supplies. We have used this for classrooms, sports teams, picnics, class donations, etc. You can see what is needed, how many slots have been filled and it is all in one place. It emails you a reminder of what you signed up for which is great as an end user. For example, for home football games, volunteers are needed for the entrance gates, sidelines, control the chain markers and sell merchandise. All home games can be loaded with each job needed, how many people at each and time slots. Then parents can log in and choose what they can do. We used this for Senior night at my son's baseball game just recently as well. Rather than emails back and forth between parents and the liaison, the sign up genius was sent out with what was needed-types of food, tables, coolers, ice, drinks, etc

Cons: As an end user, without the link to find the event I am looking for, I do not know how to search for it. I usually have to find the original email I was sent or a reminder email to log into the event I want. Not sure if there is a better way.

Overall: Super easy way to organize groups of people large or small, local or remote for items or volunteers needed. Emailing volunteers what the signed up for is a great feature so they can remind themselves. It's quick and simple for the end user.

I LOVE SIGNUPGENIUS! It has saved me so much time and makes organizing events easier.

Sep 06, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It is designed by people who understand signup for different kinds of events, meetings, and volunteer organizing. I can set repeated dates, list different slots, ask questions and print hard copies as needed!

Cons: I used the free version for about a year, and then I upgraded to Pro as I saw the need for the features. There is one feature in the next step up (More custom themes) that I would like to use, but right now I can't afford the upgrade,

Overall: This software keeps track of sign ups, so I don't have to rake through my emails and worry about forgetting someone. The ease of setting up a sign up is very good. People I work with are getting used to this is how I do things.

Of course I like this

Nov 14, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It's great at what it is for - doesn't everyone know this already? If you haven't used SignUpGenius before then I don't know where you have been. This seems like such a common software to me. I like best the automatic email reminders it sends when you are signed up for something.

Cons: If I had signed up for a shift, but now cannot do it and I need to look for a replacement, it would be cool if I could email other people through the software to reach out and find someone to fill my spot. I guess what I like least is that it does not have this capability.

Overall: Great! Intuitive, simple, makes sense, and sends automatic reminders.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on November 19, 2018

Thank you for your review, Christina. We are happy to hear how the site has been helpful for you.

We offer the ability for participants to swap slots with one another. To initiate a swap, a user must have an account with SignUpGenius. This simply means that if a user would like to swap with another user, they register at SignUpGenius with the same email they used to sign up for their item¿ and then they can initiate the swap. Any other users with emails in the system (regardless of whether or not they have created an account) will be available to consider swapping with the person who makes the request.

Once another user accepts a swap request, the change is made automatically and if anyone else tries to respond to the request, they will see that a swap has already been updated.

If you have questions, please contact our support team: http://www.signupgenius.com/help

Sign Up Genius

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I love Sign Up Genius! It is easy to use, intuitive, and helpful. I have used it so many times for parent-teacher conferences, volunteering in my classroom, and supplies for classroom parties. IT has saved me so much time, phone calling and paper. It has simplified communicating and managing different parents.

Cons: I wish there was a feature or a way to send a bulk email to everyone signed u pas a reminder for the party or volunteering.

Overall: Overall, I love Sign Up Genius and will continue to use it for everything in my classroom. Parents love it and it makes everyone lives so much easier with all the scheduling and signing up.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on April 17, 2019

Hi Amber,

Thank you for your kind words! In addition to automatic reminders sent to those who sign up, you can send a bulk email to sign up participants at any time.
Go to the "Messages" area of your account to compose a message to your entire group, those signed up, or those not signed up.

If you have any questions, please contact our Support Team. https://www.signupgenius.com/help

Simple, user friendly and perfect platform to organize events while staying in touch.

Jul 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The ease and user friendliness of this tool is impressive. The notifications it gives to participants makes life so much easier, and automated. Many people are familiar with it because local schools use it extensively. Clients coming to classes can pay, and annotate their reserved places. It makes it easy to cancel as well, which cuts back on no shows from people who don't like to talk live in that regard.

Cons: I have no issues but would suggest the interface be modernized somewhat, with a few more customizing options as far as visuals.

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Great RSVP software

Feb 02, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I have used this to sign up for tons of different programs and meetings. I love how you can export a file to different types of calendars (I export to my mac calendar and it works amazingly well!). I also really like how you can have an account and view all the things you have signed up for

Cons: Sometimes the date listed in the description and the calendar export are different. Perhaps this is due to error on the event creators part, but it would be nice to have something that prevents this

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on February 05, 2019

Hi Nicholas,

Thank you for your awesome review. The date and time that display on your calendar file is pulled from the date/time the sign up creator enters in Step 3. Sometimes creators enter a large amount of time in this area then use the sign up slots to show smaller increments of time. It sounds like this may have happened on some events you have signed up for.
Thank you for your feedback. We always welcome suggestions for how we can be more genius!

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Handy digital signup tool

Apr 01, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Unlike many group calendar/meeting apps, which involve everyone entering possible meetup times, this is for individuals to choose appointments or commit to work slots for events, etc. An administrator sets up the various tasks and puts in slots (it's possible to indicate how many people are needed for each time slot under each task). It autogenerates notifications for signups and sends reminders to each signee.

Cons: It was very tricky to figure out the easiest way to add time slots in bulk, and the difference between adding days and times and adding time slots.

Overall: We use this program to create signups for appointments for intake meetings (student services) and for student workers to sign up for slots at campus events.

Easy to create a sign up

Dec 11, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: That I can create a sign up in minutes for people to join and let me know what they are signing up for. I was notified every time my sign up was changed (say someone signed up for something)

Cons: I tried e-mailing out the link to the sign up to a big group and it didn't work from the website for some reason.

Overall: Very good!

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on December 12, 2018

Hi, Danielle. It is not necessary to send invites from our site. You can share the link to your sign up via your personal email or social media.

To find the link to your sign up after it has been published, go to SignUpGenius.com and log in with your email and password to the account where the sign up was created. When you view the sign ups page, click the Created tab. Click the image or title for your sign up. When the sign up page displays, copy the URL from your web browser address bar. This is the unique link to your sign up. Copy and paste this link to give out in emails or use in the way that you wish to distribute your sign up information.

For additional information on sharing your sign up with your group, click the link below:

http://signupgeni.us/abcd214

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Apr 17, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Easy and free for the planner side and also the attendee side.

Cons: Some address books are not support when trying to upload.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on April 18, 2019

Our site allows users to import email addresses from several address books. We currently support uploading email addresses from Gmail, AOL, Yahoo, Windows Live accounts, Outlook, and CSV files.

If your emails are not in an address book or are in an address book that is not supported, we recommend that you export the email addresses into Excel from your mail program. You can then copy the column of email addresses and paste them into the SignUpGenius input box. Please make sure you copy email addresses only with no names.

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So easy and useful!

Feb 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: My favorite thing about this software is the ease of use. There is no complicated, multi-step process to using it. Sometimes, tools used for organization for school events or social functions will involve a long process involving signing up and getting verification emails and having to dig around to find the original email so you can go back to the page and log back in... you know how it goes. But not so with SignUpGenius! It's so easy. Who are you? What are you doing? Submit your stuff, move on with your life. My daughter's teachers and class mom use this and it is fantastic.

Cons: I work in UX and I would say that the color scheme can be a bit tough on the eyes, but that is hardly an insurmountable problem.

Overall: I love that it is not only flexible but easy, and not just easy from a "I don't get confused on what I need to click" sort of way, but how it adapts what would normally often be an analog process (signing up for conferences, for party planning, for what to bring to a potluck, whatever) that would involve needing to be physically WITH a list or calendar, to one that is accessible. I am a working mom and the fact that I can not only plan my parent teacher conference in not even two minutes from a single email, but see what time slots are taken and which are free so I can have a backup plan if I need to reschedule, but there are also reminders. Time of day, distance, etc. is completely irrelevant and it makes life so much simpler. I think the concept is great and well executed.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on February 20, 2019

Thank you for the feedback and review, Kristin!

Sign-ups made easy

Feb 19, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I like the flexibility to change your response. One time I signed up for one volunteer time slot, but when another one became available, I was able to delete my first response and sign up for another one. When you delete your first sign up, it also gives you the option to send a note to the person who is organizing the event, to explain why you changed your response.

Cons: I have had a good overall experience with SignUpGenius. It might not be ideal for sign ups that are time sensitive, ie. a limited number of spots available for sign up/first come first serve. But this is not because of the software itself; it is because the sign up link arrives via email and I have noticed some lag time in when different people receive the same email, giving some people a disadvantage to signing up.

Overall: I have used this from everything from signing up for an interview time slot to signing up for events.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on February 20, 2019

Thank you for your review! You might be interested to know about the advanced feature "Start/Stop Dates".
This feature allows you to decide the dates/times a sign up opens and closes. This way, group members have time to receive and open the invite. However, no one can sign up until the start time. This makes signing up more "fair" for your group members! You can learn more here:
https://www.signupgenius.com/blog/feature-tips-start-stop-dates.cfm

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Easy program for signing up for meetings, potlucks, etc.

May 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: This program is pretty much an invitation style sign up form. It is great for scheduling meetings with available sign up times, signing up for what to bring to potlucks, etc.

Cons: The layout is often difficult for the end user to understand. It would be nice if a calendar could be integrated with options on days like "3 left" etc. Also, it doesn't correlate with Outlook. It would be great if when an individual signed up, outlook appointments were automatically set.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on May 14, 2018

As part of our advanced features, we allow a creator/administrator to upload 'appointments' (all sign ups) to their own master calendar. The Calendar Sync feature is great for the organizer of the event since it allows you to sync all items on the sign up to your personal digital calendar.
Sign up participants can also sync all of the items they¿ve signed up for to personal calendars such as Google, Apple¿s Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook. The participant can add reminders about the item they have signed up for within their personal calendar if desired.

Great Product

Nov 02, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: This product is great when managing group events or parties. It is easy to use and provides you with the information in a manner that is easy to understand.

Cons: Importing email addresses can be difficult and time consuming.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on November 14, 2018

We currently support uploading email addresses from Gmail, AOL, Yahoo, Windows Live accounts, Outlook and CSV files.

If your emails are not in an address book or are in an address book that is not supported, we recommend that you export the email addresses into Excel from your mail program. You can then copy the column of email addresses and paste them into the SignUpGenius input box. Please make sure you copy email addresses only with no names.

It is also not required to send invites directly via our site. You can choose to take the sign up live without sending emails, and instead, copy the link to the sign up and send invites from your own email program. You can also post the link on your organization's website or share the sign up via social media. If you have any questions about importing emails, please contact the Support Team.

I use signup genius for all of our churches events and love it.

May 28, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Signupgenius is very easy to use and I love that it makes getting people registered for events super simple. I am also a fan of the mass email communication functions.

Cons: The graphic interface is a little dated in my opinion. Themes could be more design driven and easy on the eyes.

Adding multiple slots with different times for the same signup sheet can sometimes be a little frustrating. I wish there was a way to set multiple times and slots up at once instead of manually having to enter each one.

Friend recommended for in-house use

Mar 23, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Sign-up Genius makes it easy to keep event planning organized, especially when multiple folks will be contributing time and goods to the event, which is often the case for not-for-profit organizations like our public library.

Cons: We worried about the security level of the software, and it wasn't easy to see how secure it was. We want our volunteers and contributors to know that their information, even about stuff like this, is confidential.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on March 25, 2019

I am happy to provide more information regarding our privacy policy.

We do not sell or give out our membership information to any third-party vendors. Participants will receive automatic confirmation emails, reminders and other notification emails from the sign up creator.

The emails entered on a sign up can only be seen by the sign up creator, so any emails that participants submit are protected from other group members or from web spiders that might try to crawl a particular web page.

This kind of security/privacy is critical to our company.

Below is a link to our detailed Privacy Policy:
https://www.signupgenius.com/about/privacy.cfm

Please contact our support team if you have additional questions: http://www.signupgenius.com/help

Excellent

May 22, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: SignUpGenius is super easy to use. Once you sign in, you can sign up for something that you've been invited to or create your own sign up. I love the feature that lets me add when I've signed up for something to my calendar without having to type anything in. I've found that by using signup, people are held accountable and more likely to volunteer for things.

Cons: On a couple of occasions, when I've been invited to signup via email, I don't see it in my signups when I login to signup genius. This has required me to logon to signup, go back into email and click on the link and then miraculously I can see the invite in my signups. Just a few extra steps to trouble shoot and really not a big deal.

Overall: Holds people accountable and promotes volunteering.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on May 29, 2018

Thank you for your excellent review! If a sign up creator sends you a sign up link via their personal email or if you find a sign up link on a website or social media posting, you can click the sign up link to sign up. It is not necessary to log in to your SignUpGenius account first. After you submit your sign up choices, you can enter your name and email address on the next page. These items will sync to your SignUpGenius account.

If you have any questions, please contact our Support Team: http://www.signupgenius.com/help

As a teacher, I use the website to get my students and their families signed up for conferences.

Sep 15, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I love that everyone can see what's available and sign up on their own time. I used to use a paper sign-up sheet, and people would constantly cross things out. Plus, people would email me to ask for a spot not knowing if it was still open. Now that it's online, everything is updated in real time!

Cons: Sometimes I have trouble figuring out how to group the times, so I end up going back and forth between the date/time tabs to figure it out.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on September 18, 2017

Thanks for the feedback, Lisa. In Step 3: Dates/Times, it might be helpful for you to use the time slots option to quickly create time slots for your conferences. We also offer a guide to help organize parent-teacher conferences that may be helpful.
http://www.signupgenius.com/school/parent-teacher-conferences-guide.cfm
http://www.signupgenius.com/school/parent-teacher-conference-forms.cfm

As always, please contact our Support Team if you ever need assistance. http://www.signupgenius.com/help

Great Help from Sign Up Genius Support

Sep 28, 2016
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's great that everyone is familiar with it and feels comfortable using it. I received great support when I had a complex correction to make for multiple days (the entire school year!).

Overall: I created a Sign Up for lunch volunteers for our school for the entire year. Once we realized we needed fewer volunteers per day, I needed help figuring out how to either reduce the number of slots or at least change the extra slot to "N/A." Sign Up Genius support was super helpful and responsive. They made my task much easier. Thank you!!

Sign-Ups go Paper Free!

Mar 25, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I am so glad to get out of the old paper sign-up rut! SignUpGenius has made sign-ups so painless and made organizing events so much easier. It is amazing to not have multiple copies of a sign-up floating around and then have to combine the names later and verify that no one signed up twice on two different sheets, etc. It is truly great and setting up a sign-up couldn't be easier. The creator of the sign-up needs to set up an account, but those who sign up don't have to create an account!

Cons: There are obviously some features, like start and/or stop dates, that are not available if you use the basic free version. I also don't like that even on the paid versions, you still only get a limited number of sign-ups without ads; in fact, only the most expensive option has no ads.

SignUp Genius Easy to Use

Apr 13, 2017
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use

Cons: Sometimes we have multiple locations but the same times and we have to have different entries. Some groups get upset when I turn it so they can only sign up for 1 slot per time when they want to sign up several people - that has burned us in the past so I always set it to 1 signup per slotted time.

Overall: Love SignUp Genius it is easy to use. Wish there were some different features, but it gets the job done - sometimes you just have to be creative.

Great features, too many ads

Oct 16, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love that you can have multiple types of sign up sheets. For instance I've used them to have students sign up for one of two different performance times or for families to sign up to bring certain items for a potluck while also choosing a time that works best for them.

Cons: I don't like all the ads on the free version and I also wish you could require payment to sign up on the form without having to purchase a SignUpGenius subscription.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on October 24, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, Kirstie. You can collect payment on sign ups as a Basic (free) user. You do not need to purchase a subscription. You can learn more here:
https://www.signupgenius.com/collect-money

We offer no ads licenses with each of our subscriptions. Please click on the link below to view a comparison of each plan compared with the features offered in our basic version.

http://www.signupgenius.com/pricing

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SignUp Genius - an integral part of being a Mom in the 21st Century

Nov 27, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I love the fact that SignUp Genius eliminates the need for dozens of emails, just to figure out who is bringing what. It's used so widely that even the most tech-averse parents seem to be able to figure out how to volunteer to work a booth or bring something!!

Cons: It can be a little labor-intensive to create a signup sheet - sometimes you have to be a little creative to make it work for your particular need. And the signup sheets can be LONG - for my son's graduation, they had three days of activities and multiple tasks for each activity. It seemed to go on forever, and I actually signed up for the wrong day initially, as it was hard to keep track of when the days switched.

Overall: My favorite thing about SignUp Genius is that it makes people accountable - once they've signed up, it's there for all to see!!

Easy for the registrant

Apr 11, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
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Pros: This is probably the most user-friendly (for the registrant) sign-up service. We have used it successfully for events and meetings.

Cons: Everyone can see who has signed up. That is fine in some instances, but I don't like that feature for large, public events. People can see who (by name) is where and when. I kind of see that as a security/privacy issue.

Overall: Easy to use for on both administrator and user ends.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on April 15, 2019

Hi Angela,

Great news! You can hide the names and comments of sign up participants for additional privacy.

From "Settings" you will see a "Note" that reads: Only name and comment are seen by participants. When you click the gear icon to the right of that note, check the box to "Also hide the names from group members."
If you check this box, names and any comments entered by the user will not be visible on the sign up to other users.

I hope this helps you manage your sign ups easier!

Love using for preschool committee sign ups

Apr 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This makes it easy for everyone to log in and decide what they want to sign up for. I love being able to just set it up and send everyone a link. They also have the ability to change the sign up or delete it altogether if plans change. This makes it really easy to keep track of who is doing what.

Cons: We use this many different parental tasks at school and it is great. It's easy and straightforward and everyone seems to be successful at executing. Also, I like that you get an email with the info and you can use that to quickly change a sign up in the future.

Overall: We have committee that consist of a lot of people and need everyone to sigh up for certain amount of tasks and hours. This makes it really easy to manage who has signed up for what and how many hours they have worked.

SignUpGenius

Sep 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: The software makes collaborating on projects and events so easy! We use this often for parents to sign up to bring items to classroom or after school activities and events, or sign up for shift coverages. It reduces duplicated efforts and we can easily be sure everything needed is covered. Everybody can see what is needed, and who is doing it - and it is so easy to use! You create the survey or list and simply send an email to everyone involved, and they in turn follow a link to sign up. And you even get reminders emailed to you once you have signed up!

Cons: The only problem I have experienced is when I "lose" the link to sign up for something. Probably user issue, but sometimes I cannot find the sign up form when I try to search in the program for it.

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The easiest way to sign up for small gatherings

Jan 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's easy to use and the free version for personal use is the best free way to host small gatherings and parties to know who's coming and what they might be brining. (If food is involved.) It's easy to setup and easy for your guests to sign up and communicate with you. You can even have somewhat of a matching theme for the appearance of your invitation as the theme of your gathering if you prefer...and that's easy too.

Cons: For the free version you'll have to deal with ads...but can we really consider that a con when it's free? I think not! Besides that, there really aren't many cons to SignUpGenius...it's just that easy.

Overall: I've used it mainly to know how many people are coming to gatherings that revolve around food and for this purpose it is amazingly simple and easy to use.

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Great way to organize signups for a large group

Jul 09, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's easy to start using and easy for people to sign up, which is a big deal...otherwise people get frustrated and stop the process midstream. Lots of templates to choose from. Free service still gets you a lot. Love the messaging abilities to all of your signees.

Cons: Their ads are very intrusive...although I understand this is purposeful as they are looking to have you upgrade to remove the ads. Also, you have to submit any custom photo and wait until it's approved before proceeding. They don't give you the dimensions for your custom pictures, nor allow you to resize them.

Overall: Best and easiest way to get large groups signed up for events/potlucks.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on July 11, 2018

Hi, April. Thank you for your feedback. It may be helpful to know that you do not have to wait for your image to be approved to continue creating your sign up. After you select your theme and upload your custom image, click "continue" at the bottom of the page to continue creating your sign up. Once your image is approved, it will replace the stock picture you see in the top left corner of the theme.

To upload the custom image/logo, please use a JPG, GIF, or PNG image. The image needs to be under 1 mb in size when uploaded, so you may need to re-size the image prior to uploading if you have a high-resolution image. All images will be re-sized to 350 pixels wide to fit on your sign up page. If you are using a transparent GIF or PNG, you should size your image at 325 pixels wide and 325 pixels long or less so that it will not have to be manipulated by our system.

Contact our Support Team if you have questions: http://www.signupgenius.com/help

Easy and simple to navigate

Dec 07, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: This was a very free and very easy app to use and navigate through to orchestrate sign ups for our volunteer team. You just put in the roles you need and how many people and send it out to your volunteers to sign themselves up. It was very user friendly and a great and easy way to set up a sign up from your church potluck to a charity event with lots of different roles.

Cons: It depends on people actually signing up. It is hard to track down people to sign up for shifts. You have to constantly keep it in front of their face or incentivize it. This isn't the apps fault, but it is something to think about if your people are the kind of people to handle that and take ownership of their schedules.

I have used it for education and personal uses without 1 glitch.

Sep 04, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I can sign others up who are not tech savvy and they get reminders to their email which may be the only tech they use (old, young, language learners).

Cons: I shouldn't have to log out of the account by clicking not me in a sign up to add other people. I also want more space in the comment section.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on September 05, 2017

Thank you for your feedback, Tameka. As the creator of the sign up, you can sign someone up while logged into your account.

Locate the *Add/Edit/Delete People* button from the *Admin. Toolbar* just above your sign up. From the next page select the option to, *Sign Someone Up* in the top right corner for a standard format sign up. If your sign up is an RSVP format, select *RSVP for Someone*.

If the person is not in a group, choose the option to *Add New Person*. Enter the first name, last name and email address. If the person does not have an email address, you can leave that field blank. Select the *Add Items* button.

Check each item to add, click *Submit & Continue* at the end of the page. Choose either to send or not send an email to this person. Click *Save and Finish* or *Save and Add Another Person*.

We also provide a tutorial to walk you through the steps to add someone to the sign up.
http://www.signupgenius.com/videos/adding-people-to-sign-up.cfm

The best way to get things done!

Jul 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Comments: I have used this program for so many things and it has saved me HOURS of time. Highly recommended!

Pros: I LOVE this program. It is very customizable to your needs and I have used it for donations, meal sign ups, volunteer shifts and so much more. It is wonderful that you can import your Google contacts to make the communication process easier. You are also able to have reminders automatically sent out to people who have signed up, which saves times and automates the process.

Cons: It is hard to complain when you are utilizing a system like this for FREE but if I could make any changes to this program it would be to make it more intuitive and modern looking. The feel of the site makes it seem outdated and some of the functionality could be streamlined.

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Sign Up Genius can be handy

Sep 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: There are many options in Sign up Genius for types of event sign ups - even in the free version. It comes in handy organizing many people with food, responsibilities, etc. There are features that make categorize by items or jobs or by time. I also like the customization feature to make the sign up aesthetically appropriate for the event. People can sign up without creating an account.

Cons: It can be confusing and cumbersome when new to the interface. It can be convenient to sign up w/o making an account but you have to go through multiple steps if you do have an account but forget to sign in before signing up for an event. Sometimes the logging in doesn't make sense.

Overall: Good. It will continue to be my go-to when I only need a sign up form.

Great for large groups

Apr 17, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Very easy to consolidate sign-ups for large events with many people involved, easy to cancel/update time slots

Cons: Not sure if there is already an app version but that could be helpful for signing up on the go/texting reminders

Overall: Very convenient and time-saving and organized

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on April 18, 2019

We offer a mobile app for iOS and Android users through the app store.

Event participants can use the app to:
? Sign up for events
? Add events to a personal digital calendar
? View event details such as time and
location
? Contact customer support

In addition, event organizers can use the app to:
? View sign up event participants
? Search, view and message group participants
? Create custom reports based on sign up visitor statistics

For more information click on this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/webapp

Great option for organizing volunteers for events large and small!

Oct 03, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Ease of use, ability to coordinate multiple volunteer positions and times as well as days, automatically reminds volunteers 2 days before event.

Cons: Sometimes it is difficult to understand the way slots need to edited, inability to email specific volunteers individually. Only collects money through pay pal and not other options also charges a fee for collection of payment on top of pay pal fees, not a good option for non-profits!

Overall: Ability to organize multiple volunteers for small and large events, automatically reminds volunteers and you can email specific groups. However, you have to upgrade to pro to send links and documents which I do not like.

Vendor Response

by SignUpGenius on October 05, 2017

Thank you for your review, Christina. I wanted to let you know that SignUpGenius now offers the option to accept payments via WePay. Your participants will be able to simply pay with a credit or debit card. They will be charged a fee equal to 5% of the transaction plus $0.50 per transaction at checkout. This fee is noted as a convenience fee when signing up for items on your sign up. There are no additional fees charged to the creator of the sign up/organizer of the event. Please click on the link listed below to find out more:

http://www.signupgenius.com/collect-money

Also, from the Messages area of your account, you can email specific volunteers. If you have any trouble, please don't hesitate to contact our Support Team. http://www.signupgenius.com/help

You sometimes need to be a genius to use SignUp Genius!

Sep 20, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This product makes it very easy for parents (because I am a teacher) to signup for conferences and meetings. The product is colorful and easy to read. Most importantly, it allows you to block out times and make a schedule with ease.

Cons: My concerns with this software are in regard to changing and rearranging times. It is not that easy to do. Additionally, the reminder email that goes to the parent (or the person who signed up) has the ending time in the subject line of the email, which means many parents come at the ending time, not the beginning time.

Overall: We have been using Sign-Up Genius for 4 years at my school and we have not found anything better. For a small school and our needs, and regardless of a few little glitches, the product does work quite well.

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Easy communication with volunteers!

Mar 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Once you have determined your schedule and needs for volunteers, it can easily be sent those who have signed up for SignUpGenius. Those volunteers can then select what works best for their schedule and can be placed accordingly. This can help avoid the awkward and timely process of contacting volunteers individually. SignUpGenius also lets you see actively who has signed up for what without having to manually write down a volunteer chart.

Cons: Spots can fill up quickly and those who do not check it right away can miss out on opportunities repeatedly which could cause them to ignore the requests in future (statement from volunteers). Open communication and flexibility are key in any volunteer situation so this is hardly a new phenomenon.

Overall: I have used this platform to organize volunteers and to signup for events at our church specifically.