Introducing Text Message Blaster

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February 12, 2019 by Chris Redrich

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We've all been there – walking around the paddock and you hear the faint sound of a voice reverberating over the PA system. Just as you hear the first few words, someone fires up an engine erasing any chance you had at hearing that important announcement. 

Or even worse, as an event organizer, you are trying to inform people about a schedule change or invite people to stay for the evening social and nobody can hear you.

Today we're announcing one of our most requested features – the ability to send text messages directly to your attendees mobile phones.

If you need a fast, reliable way to reach your participants, SMS is it. Dynmark reports that 90% of text messages are read within 3 minutes of receipt. You'll be surprised how easy it is to send a message to some or all of your attendees. Simply select the people you want to reach and select "Send text message."

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You can also send messages just like you do today with Email Blaster.

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Sending text messages to your attendees is not limited to event-day messages. You can also use text messages to send out important details before or after an event like a special discount offer to drive more registrations, last-minute schedule changes, or when registration opens for your next event.

Availability

This feature will roll out in the coming weeks. Our team is wrapping up the development and testing.

Pricing

Text Message Blaster is a premium add-on. You'll buy a starter package which gives you a unique phone number for your organization, the ability to send messages, and 3,000 message credits to get you started for 12 months. No monthly recurring fees.

Need more than 3,000 messages for the year? You can buy more message credits to use anytime in the year.

Special Introductory Offer

We are offering discounted introductory pricing through May 1st for your first year of messaging. 

Starter package – $49
Includes 3,000 messages

3,000 additional messages – $39
9,000 additional messages – $99
25,000 additional messages – $249

Want to take advantage of this introductory pricing? You can pre-purchase here and be the first to use the all-new Text Message Blaster on release day.

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Topics: Features, Updates

New: Faster Lists and Batch Actions

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December 9, 2018 by Chris Redrich

Earlier this month we shared with you a preview of our new look and feel for MotorsportReg that serves as a foundation for many new features to come. Today we’re happy to share the first of those features–a new and improved interface for working with lists of people and attendees. 
 
TL;DR: First, enable the new design, then check out the People list or any of your Attendee lists. You can switch back to the Classic Navigation at anytime.
 
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Topics: Features, Updates

New Admin Design, T&S Feed & Webhooks

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November 8, 2018 by Chris Redrich

The MotorsportReg product team has spent the last few months developing a new look and feel for MotorsportReg. This new design is the foundation for many exciting new improvements coming this winter. Check out the sneak peek below. We hope you’re as excited as we are!

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Topics: Features, API, Updates

Feature Updates (+ Sneak Peak)

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August 16, 2018 by Chris Redrich

It’s been a busy summer here at MotorsportReg as we continue to work towards some big improvements later this year. In fact, did you see the sneak peek of the new on-site check-in prototype we’re testing? We’re pretty excited about it! We’ll be testing this prototype at a few key events throughout this year.

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Topics: Features, API, Updates

Memberships, licenses & credentials for motorsport

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January 25, 2017 by Brian Ghidinelli

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When I started writing this I was somewhere over Newfoundland, Canada returning from the Autosport show in central England. It is the European equivalent of the Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis with a more focused road racing theme befitting their heritage. The floor is covered with all kinds of club and pro-level cars and most of the Formula 1 grid is on display. It takes discipline to get work done with so much eye candy!

Many clubs and circuits also have booths to promote their respective programs and racing championships to attract drivers for the upcoming season. I met with organizers to talk about MotorsportReg and RaceHero and I kept hearing a particular word that underscored why we've invested so much effort leading up to this announcement today: family.

Manage your tribe

Everyone reading this blog can attest to how much work it takes to manage your family/tribe- both literally and figuratively. We can't solve all your problems, but with our new features, we're hoping to greatly improve how you "literally" manage your members.

Today we are officially launching our all-new membership, licensing and credentialing system. Designed specifically for the needs of motorsport groups who primarily exist to organize events, we have launched first-class support for everything an organization manages about its members and participants.

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Topics: Features

Feature Updates (and t-shirts!) - June 2016

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June 22, 2016 by Brian Ghidinelli

It's feature update time! We have a big batch of bug fixes and enhancements to tell you about. Before we get down to business, let us share one fun thing: the first-ever Official Team MSR t-shirt and hoodie!

Super soft premium tees from BELLA+CANVAS and hoodies from Tri-Mountain that you won't want to take off

We designed ourselves t-shirts and hoodies inspired by F1 team jackets and when our friends saw the mockup, they wanted one too! So, we’re letting everyone be part of Team MSR and grab a super-soft sweatshirt or t-shirt. But there’s only one printing so get your pre-order in today: http://msreg.com/msrshirt

Now, on to how we're making your events better!

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Topics: Features, UI

Feature Updates - March 2016

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March 16, 2016 by Brian Ghidinelli

I promised last year to update you more regularly on the changes we're making to MotorsportReg. We typically deploy updates 3-6 times per week and as we've grown the team over the past year, the rate of those changes has increased so let's catch up!

While we focus on the frequently requested and bigger changes, there are a slew of updates in the Quick Hits section. Make sure to skim for gold nuggets!

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Topics: Features, API

MotorsportReg features you should be using

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February 3, 2016 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

As I was prepping our 6 tips to kickstart your season blog a few weeks back I asked our customer success heroes Ann and Katie for a list of the best new (or old) MotorsportReg features that organizers weren't using but should. Since they see tons of events from tons of different kinds of organizations, it didn't take long to come up with the list. So here it is- the features you should be using to take your event registration form to the next level.    

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Topics: Features

6 Tips to Kick Start Your Season

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January 2, 2016 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

Happy New Year everyone!

We're hoping 2016 is your best season yet so we're giving you a few tips to prepare your organization for takeoff!rocket_launch.jpg

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Topics: Marketing, Features

Payments 3.0: More frequent & flexible + better refunds

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January 6, 2016 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

This year has been chock-full of new features and upgrades! Photo uploads, email attachments, and season registration. Custom vehicle fields, email blaster for multiple events, and enhancements to our REST API, just to name a few.

But the next upgrade we're releasing is the big Kahuna! We've been working on this for over a year now. With several months of successful live testing, we are finally ready to announce-

A NEW PAYMENT PLATFORM!

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Topics: Features

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