What Do You Want To Create First?
Click on "Create New Event" to go to the event setup form. Type in the name of your event, a description of the event, and the start and end dates and times for your event. You can also add a jpg or png image for your event. To add an image, click on the "Replace' button under the Image header and select the image you want to use from your system.
Event Packages are how you sell registrations to your event. You can set up event packages to sell a registration for a single person or for more than one person. A default event package selling a single registration at $1.00 is automatically created for you as part of your setup. If you want the registration to be for more than one person, change the number in the "Counts As" field. If you want to change the price of the registration delete the $1.00 and enter your preferred amount into the field. If you want to add additional event packages, see below.
To create an additional event packages, click on the + icon at the end of the first event package line.
Enter a name for the new package, the number of registrations for this item and a price. Use this procedure to create as many event packages as you need.
To remove an event package, click on the - icon at the end of the event package line.
Click "Create" to create your event. You will be taken to a form indicating that your event has been created and published to your personal catalog. You will also see a "Preview" button - click on this button to take you to your Event Dashboard.
See the Additional Tasks list on the right side of your Dashboard page.
The following are automatically created for you as part of your event set up:
- A Confirmation Page which the purchaser will see on their device when they have completed their purchase
- A Confirmation Email which will be sent to the purchaser after they have completed their purchase.
!! These confirmations may be customized to your organization's specifications. For details on how to do this, contact DonorPoint technical support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can submit a test transaction to the system to see the purchase process as your buyers will see it. Click on "Test Transaction" under the Additional Tasks list.
!! Your merchant account must be set up before you can complete a test transaction, including the generation of the confirmation page and confirmation email. Until that account has been successfully set up you will be unable to progress past the checkout page.
When you click on the "Share Event" link you will be taken to the "Edit and Share Social Media" screen. Look for the item called "Tiny URL Link.". Copy this link and paste it into your website, emails, or other publicity materials - when purchasers click on this link or enter it into their browser they will be taken directly to your catalog page and event items.
Enter a Title and a Description that will be added to your social media postings.
Click on "Upload" to add an image that will be used in your social media posts. An image is optional.
Click on the "Facebook" and "Twitter" icons to add these links to the confirmations that will be generated for purchasers to share. You will be prompted to log in to your account and add descriptive text to the message, if desired
Click on the the "Save and Return" button in the upper right corner of the screen to return to the Dashboard.
Send Promotional Email
For assistance in setting up and sending a promotional email contact DonorPoint technical support.
last update 5/18/2021