Entries by Jill Purdy

What an Expert Does When She Loses Her Voice

Great information from Patti Komara* is published on the Jackrabbit Class blog. If you’re a teacher or coach, it’s almost for certain that you have issues with your throat from time to time. Patti’ s advice will help you! *Patti Komara, owner of  Patti’s All American in Dyer, Indiana, also has a success business and teaching […]

Learn More About Offering ePayments

ePayments is a vital part of your Jackrabbit if you use it to collect payments. Over the next few weeks and months, we will be featuring great information on some of the questions that you may have wanted to ask – but just never have.and for those who are using it to collect money. our […]

From Challenges to Smiles: Jackrabbit’s 7 Bicycles Go the Distance to Help Kids

Jackrabbit Technologies’ annual employee retreat took on a new meaning this year and all it took was a team challenge event. It just so happened that the retreat organizers on Jackrabbit’s staff, came up with an idea for a team building event called the Trike 500. While this wasn’t entirely accurate since the “cycle” involved […]

Why Your Data is Safe in Jackrabbit

You have lots of data in Jackrabbit. Some of this data belongs to you. (i.e., your user permissions, your account information – which probably includes the account used to pay Jackrabbit, your classes, your tuition amounts, revenues, student totals…) Some of this data belongs to your organization’s parents. (i.e., their contact information, the account used […]

Visibility of Fees Due or Not Due Improved

When you’re processing refunds, you’ll find that a few changes on the “Are Fees Still Due” page will help you. What was previously a checkbox is now radio buttons. Click the “R” beside any payment to begin the refund process. After you have selected which fee(s) to refund and clicked the “Next” button, the “Are […]

Addition to the Drop History Report

We’ve added a family column to the Drop History Report. We learned about this from the Jackrabbit Facebook User Group. Several of you said that it would be helpful, so we added it! We DO hear you. We listen to you in many ways: the Send Idea button, the Facebook user group, site visits, support […]

What is Project Declutter All About?

During the month of February, we are highlighting some items that exemplify customer love. From a feature and a project that illustrate our focus on customers’ needs and ideas to comments from customers and Jackrabbit staff who are passionate about our software, you’ll see things that enlighten you or confirm what you already know. Aligning our […]

Constraints Actually Encourage Creativity

Providing constraints can lead to more creativity. A blank piece of paper intimidates, while a blank sheet with a drawing/writing prompt can open the floodgates to creative expression and imagination. Make a deck of prompts which children can select from randomly for inspiration, or have children invent new words to a familiar song – these […]

Schedule Your Emails!

There are great new options in Jackrabbit to send your emails now or to schedule them for up to 90 days forward. You have more freedom to work ahead even better since you can choose to not only create emails in Jackrabbit but to also schedule them ahead. These new options are buttons you’ll find […]

Private and Hide Features Added to Family Source Drop-Down List

Jackrabbit lets you mark various values in your drop-down lists as either Private, Hide, or both. Use Private to keep certain options from showing during online registration; use Hide to make specific options invisible to you and your staff when working inside your Jackrabbit database. For example, you have older sessions and you don’t want […]

Impact of a Smile

Turn that frown upside down – really. There is a song that was sung by the late, great Louis Armstrong entitled “When You’re Smiling the Whole World Smiles with You.” Apparently, the sentiment expressed in this classic is true. A study conducted at the Yale School of Management in 1999 showed that, among working groups, […]

4 Bad Habits That Can Disrupt Your Business

Some say that you are the sum of your habits. So when the bad ones outpace the good ones – you know what happens. You sabotage yourself, inhibit your productivity and impede your path to success – whether success is completing a major project or daily tasks. Because you don’t always see bad habits encroaching […]