Claire Lanyado

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Exclusive Webinar: Time to Save Time- 6 Features to Get You to the Finish Line Faster

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August 14, 2013 by Claire Lanyado

We're kicking off our webinar series this Friday with an in depth look at the best features included in the Premium plan. These are the features our top customers use to make their events more successful.

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Topics: Webinar

DoesWhat.com interviews Brian Ghidinelli

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August 14, 2013 by Claire Lanyado

INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN GHIDINELLI (MOTORSPORTREG.COM)


MotorsportReg.com Icon MotorsportReg.com is an online registration management tool for driving and social events.

I interviewed Brian Ghidinelli, MotorsportReg.com founder to find out more. This interview is the hundred and seventh in a series of DW interviews. Big thank you to Brian for the interview!

How would you describe MotorsportReg.com in under 50 words?brianghidinelli


We make it easier and more fun to organize and attend motorsport and automotive events. Organizers around the country take online registrations, manage participants and streamline their workflow. Attendees find new events, get registered quickly and have great experiences with their friends and cars without all the red tape.

Describe yourself in one sentence.

I have three passions in life: driving racecars, travel and being an entrepreneur.

Where are you based?

Across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and 15 minutes from one of the most famous racetracks in America, Sears Point/Infineon Raceway.

After college you started, ran and sold an internet consultancy and today run your second start-up, Pukka Software, which developed MotorsportReg.com. What were the main influences that led you to startup?

It’s a combination of a strong work ethic and DIY influence growing up. My father was a partner in an accounting firm and was “the boss”. When I was seven years old, I had my own construction company of Tonka trucks building a subdivision in the garden. In the 6th grade, I bought candy in bulk and resold it at school for a crazy margin. I started a lawn-mowing and yard maintenance business in high school, ran a modem-based bulletin board system and organized an International digital art group. When I got to college, I used my credit card terminal to charge cash-strapped students to get into our house parties. I’ve always had a little hustle in me.

See the complete interview.
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Webinar Recording Posted

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August 14, 2013 by Claire Lanyado

photo of guy on a webinar by http://www.flickr.com/photos/rutty/Our first webinar was a success with 18 organizers coming to pick up tips and tricks from our first topic, "How to Use MotorsportReg.com Faster". Our goal is to improve your user experience and make organizing events easier and more fun. If you would like to view the recording, visit our Webinar Archives.
This is what we covered:
  • Keyboard shortcuts to help you navigate the site quickly
  • Making bulk changes to registrations
  • Saving and tailoring reports
  • How to send emails to people listed in reports
  • New Revenue Report
  • Onsite check in
  • Registering people manually as an administrator
  • Finding people who have used MSR but not participated with your organization
  • Assigning students to instructors

We will be doing more webinars in the future. We welcome your requests for what you would like to learn.  You can email us or post your comments below.

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Topics: Webinar

How You Can Be Faster On MSR

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August 14, 2013 by Claire Lanyado

We are presenting an interactive webinar series to help you use MSR. Each webinar will have a different subject, with time for questions and answers. This is a great opportunity for you to learn tips and tricks and cover areas where you need help. Brian will speak for about 25 minutes and then answer questions during the second half.

Our First MSR webinar is on July 3, 2012 at 10am Pacific Time / 1pm Eastern Time.

See the agenda below for our first webinar and join us for a great learning experience.

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Topics: Webinar

MotorsportReg.com coming to PCA Parade!

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June 11, 2013 by Claire Lanyado

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MotorsportReg will be at the 57th Annual PCA Parade in Salt Lake City starting Tuesday, July 9!  We’re coming to support the 34 Regions, 2 Zones and National Office who use MSR today as well as make new friends. Come and visit our booth in the Hospitality Room for a demo of our new online check-in feature or just to say hello and ask questions. We’ll also be showing off our new PCA membership verification (PCA Membership Verification).

We already attended the SCCA and BMW CCA conventions this year and are excited to spend time with the PCA!  Salt Lake City is home to many long-time customers including Miller Motorsports Park, Lapping Days and PCA – Intermountain Region.
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Topics: Travel

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