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The Members module is the cornerstone of the Growthzone software application. Here you can view contact information, membership status, account balance, and many other details for each of your members.

Common Tasks in the Members Module

Manage Your Members

Accessing and navigating the Members module

Getting to the Members Module

Access the Members module in the backoffice by clicking "Members" from the left navigation bar.


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Member Module Navigation

To locate a member, click the drop-down arrow on the right side of the drop-down member list.


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  1. Displays name of currently selected member
  2. Click the left or right black arrow to move quickly from one member to the next.
  3. Indicates the record number of member that is currently displayed out of the total number of members that are viewable with the current filter selection.
  4. Click filter options to choose which members should display in the Members drop-down list.
  5. Click Find to locate a database entity by member name, representative, group event or billing transaction (if using integrated Billing)
  6. Click Add to add a new member, rep, event, Hot Deal, eReferral, Info Request, MarketSpace item, or Job posting
  7. Displays your database name and unique database ID
  8. Select a tab to view items unique to each member. See tab description below.

An Overview of the Member Module Tabs

  • General: Basic member information, membership status, sales stage, join date, & custom fields
  • Reps: Basic member representative information, their personal web display options, & group participation, individual rep login permissions
  • Web: Member description and contact information that displays on the member information page, web participation level (basic or enhanced), member login name and password, web display attributes, member logo, photos and images.
  • Communication: Displays communication history for this member; ability to log a call, print a label, send email or send an eReferral. Task Reminders are scheduled here.
  • Account: Assign Billing rep and billing renewal month, account information, membership fees, view invoice and payment activity
  • Stats: Member reports for event activity, web hits, Hot Deal hits, Job Posting Hits, MarketSpace hits, A/R History, Member Benefit and Member Profile
  • Lodging: Optional lodging information including facility types, lodging amenities, and vacancies. Only available if Lodging module has been enabled. Contact support@micronetonline.com to determine your options in regards to the Lodging module.
  • Advanced Options: Business categories, location (if enabled), Hot Deals, job postings .Manage your members
  • Marketing: Allows banner advertisements to be loaded for a member that will appear at designated places on your website. See Marketing Package.
  • Files: Area to upload files and documents that should be associated with a member. This is member-specific storage of files. E.g. Upload a member contract or agreement for reference by your staff. See Store member files on their record.
Do you have documents like special agreements, member-specific graphics or other unique files that you'd like to keep handy with your member's account? Upload these files to the Files tab in the Members module so they are available for any staff member that needs to reference this material. Use this as a member-specific storage spot that is accessible by all staff.
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How to Add, Drop, Merge Members

Learn how to:

Add New Member

When adding a new member to the database, you simply fill in the requested information as the wizard walks you through four information screens.
You will be asked to fill in the following information screens:

  • General Information
  • Additional Information
  • Billing Information
  • Web Display Information

When you click Finish, your member is automatically added to the database.

  1. Click Members in the left-hand menu.
  2. On the Add menu, click Member.
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    Figure 1-3: Add Member Wizard
  3. When Step 1: Basic Information opens, type the correct member information. See Figure 1-4.
    Note: An immediate warning will appear if trying to create a duplicate member. See more info.
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    Figure 1-4: Step 1: Basic Information
    • Globe icon – Click the globe icon to open an internet connection and test the website address that is entered. This will ensure that you have typed the address correctly if the correct page opens in the browser window.
    • Call First – Check this box as a reminder for you to “call first” before sending a fax to this member.
    • Check Use Physical Address as the Mailing Address if both the physical and mailing address are the same address. This will save time so you won’t need to type the address twice.
    Tip: The Mailing Address fields must contain an address in order to print labels for this member. Either type an address or click Use Physical Address as the Mailing Address.
  4. Click Next to continue.
  5. When Step 2: Additional Information opens, type the correct member information. See Figure 1-5 and
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    Figure 1-5: Step 2: Additional Information
  6. Click Next to continue.
  7. When Step 3: Lodging (not available in all editions) opens, select Enable Lodging for this member if desired. If not, click Next.
  8. When Step 4: Billing Information opens, complete the desired fields and click Next to continue. See Figure 1-6 and
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    Figure 1-6: Step 4: Billing Information
  9. When Step 5: Web Display Information opens, complete the desired fields and click Finish to complete the process. See Figure 1-7.
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    Figure 1-7: Step 5: Web Display Information

When you click Finish, your member is automatically added to the database and included in the online directory (unless the Does Not Display on Web check box is selected).

Note: Members can also be added by filling out the Membership Application form.

Find a Member

There are multiple ways to find a member, depending on what information you know about your member.
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When you know the name of your member
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When you know only part of the member name
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When you know the representatives’ name, Account name/ID, Phone/Fax, Email address, Mailing Address, or Business Category.
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Using custom criteria to look up by almost anything
By member name - Using the drop-down list box
1.
Within the Members module, click the drop-down arrow to the right of the Member name. See Figure 1-8.
2.
In the Member list, click the desired member name.
When the drop-list is displayed, you may begin typing the first letters of your members’ name to advance to that member automatically.
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Figure 1-8 Member drop-down list
By Member Name - Using the Find button
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Click Members in the left-hand menu.
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In the Enter Search Term: box, type the member name. Note: If you only know a portion of the member name, click Match any part of member name in the Match Options drop down list
4.
In the Choose Member/Rep list, click the desired member name.
5.
Click Continue.
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Figure 1-9 Member Look-up window
By Representative Name - Using the Find button
1.
Click Members in the left-hand menu.
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On the Find menu, click Member or Rep. Member Management-Find a Member-MemberManagement.1.06.4.jpg
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In the Filter Type: drop-down list, select Representative Name.
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In the Enter Search Term box, type the representative name. Note: If you only know a portion of the representative name, click Match any part of rep name in the Match Options drop-down list.
5.
In the Choose A Member/Rep list, click the desired representative name.
6.
Click Continue.
Using custom criteria
1.
Click Members in the left-hand menu.
2.
Click filter options.
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Figure 1-9a Selecting filter options
3.
Click Advanced.
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Figure 1-9b Selecting your custom criteria
4.
Select the desired custom criteria.
5.
Click Continue.
6.
The Members drop-down list will now display only those that meet your criteria. You can click the left and right arrows to move quickly through the selected records.
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Figure 1-9c Filtered drop-down list
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To return back to the full list of members, click filter options and select clear filters and click Continue.

Drop a Member

Members who are no longer participating may be dropped (set inactive) but still have their history and information available in the database. Members should only be deleted when history is not necessary or when a member was mistakenly created. Dropped members are still displayed in the Member drop-down list when the Filter Options are set to display Dropped/Inactive members. Dropped/Inactive members will display in red. How to Drop a Member 1.On the General tab, click the Membership Status arrow in the Additional Information area.

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2. Click Dropped/Inactive.

3.Complete the fields in the Drop Member Options screen. See Figure 1-25 below. For more details on the representative options, see Remove Representatives from a Group When Dropping or Suspending a Member.

Note:If fees are removed from a dropped member’s record, the dollar value of the dropped member will not show on the Drop Report. Dropped members are not included in recurring membership billing even if fees are left on their record.

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4. Click Save & Exit.

Note: For more details on the representative options, see “Remove representatives from a group when dropping/suspending a member.

Reinstate/Re-Activate a Member

After an active member has been set to Dropped status, setting them back to Active status will display options to allow you to return reps back to active status and reinstate their group participation if desired. In addition, you will be prompted to reinstate individual Member Center Logins and Event Registration options if applicable. Member login permissions are also automatically re-enabled now in addition to their member page URL being reset to No Redirect Action. Find this new reactivate screen when selecting Active status on a member that is currently in Dropped status. Members>General tab>Additional Info area.

Reinstating or Re-activating a Member 1. Click Members in the left-hand menu and select the desired member to be reinstated / re-activated.

2. On the General tab, click the Membership Status arrow in the Additional Information area.

3. Click the desired membership status.


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4. Complete the Activate Member window.

5. Click Save and Exit.

Notes and Tips:

  • If a member is reinstated you will typically want to set the Rep back to Active status. Check the reps on the Reps tab to verify their status after completing the Activate Member screen.
  • Leaving Group Status Unchanged will leave reps disabled that were previously disabled in a group, and reps enabled that were previously enabled in a group. No change is made to the reps’ group status from how they were when they were dropped when selecting Leave Unchanged.
  • If applicable, select the Member Permission Set that should be applied. Selecting Leave Unchanged will apply the last permission set that was in effect for this rep. If N/A displays, it indicates that they didn't have a permission set assigned to them previously. To assign a permission set for these reps, access the Reps tab after completing this screen.
  • If applicable, select whether to allow this rep to register for events on the public website with their personal login but without logging into the Member Information Center. Selecting Leave Unchanged will apply the last setting that was in effect for this rep. If N/A displays, it indicates that they didn't have specific event permissions assigned to them previously. To assign specific event permissions for these reps, access the Reps tab after completing this screen.
  • Upon re-activating, the Web tab->Redirect Index is reset to No Redirect Action, which will allow the member page URL to display instead of redirecting. See Redirect Index.

Merge Members

To view a video of this functionality: Click Here

Merge Two Members Together

  1. Select Members in the left-hand menu.
  2. Select the member that has the least information recorded.
  3. Click the General tab.
  4. Click Merge Into...

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  6. Select the member that information should be merged into and click Continue.

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  8. For each row of information, click either the data in the 1st column (1st member) or the 2nd column (2nd member) to pick which data will end up in the final merged member. Selected data will appear in green.

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  10. Click Merge.
  11. The first member recorded will be deleted and the 2nd member record will remain with the merged information.

Note: Why is some data not appearing in these merge columns for selection?

Some data is simply combined and will NOT display in the merge window: all billing information (fees, invoices, etc.), communication, reps, event registrations, categories, keywords, locations, lodging info, change log entries, tracked benefits, and photos.

Another reason data would not appear in the merge window would be if it already matches; no need to show it if it is the same in both records.

Must have Administrative permissions to use merge feature.

Community Member

The Community Member record provides a special way to organize information for a person that has some association with your association – but is not associated with a member. For example, a person who needs to be in a group that receives email, but isn’t a member would be a good example of a Community Member. Other examples include, but not limited to government officials, previous staff, or interested members of the community.

Edit and add to the Community Members in your database by going to the very top of the member drop down list in the Members module. After you choose [Community Member], click the Reps tab. When on the [Community Member] record, the other tabs will not display any data; the only information displayed is on the Reps tab.


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Add a Community Member

  1. Click Members in the left-hand menu.
  2. Select [Community Member] from the Members drop-down list (it is at the very top of the list of members)
  3. Note: You can also find the [Community Member] by selecting Communication->View/Edit Community Member Reps.

  4. Click the Reps tab.
  5. Click Add a New Rep.
  6. Complete the Add a New Representative screen.
  7. Note: Make sure to fill-in the Company field if appropriate.

  8. Click Save and Exit.

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    Hints on Using the Community Member

    • To include a Community Member when creating groups or sending emails, make sure to remove the checkbox in front of the Show contacts for Active/Courtesy members only checkbox.


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    Edit Member Information

    Locate the member record and then select the appropriate information tab in the member’s record.

    Any changes you save to a member’s record are automatically updated throughout the database and within associated web site entries.

    Member Contact Information

    1. Select the desired member in the Members module.
    2. Click the General tab.
    3. Edit the contact information as desired and click Save.
    4. The Reps information will automatically be updated for address, phone and fax (when those same rep fields already match prior to the edit).
    5. Click the Reps tab and check the individual reps for any changes that should be made (if not already changed automatically).
    6. Click the Web tab to ensure that "Use Company Information" checkbox is selected (which means that the Web tab is already updated). If not selected, then you can update the Web tab with any desired contact changes.

    Member contact information is used for internal viewing and included on communication pieces such as letters, labels and emails. The contact information on the Web tab will be displayed in the online directory.

    Billing Contact

    If no rep is currently selected

    1. On the Account tab, click select a billing rep in the "General Information" area.
    2. Click the desired rep name in the "Choose a representative" list box and then click Continue.
    3. If the desired rep is not listed in the "Choose a representative" list box, you may add a rep to this list by selecting "Add a New Rep" on the Reps tab.

    Change a selected rep

    1. On the Account tab, click change billing rep in the "General Information" area.
    2. Click the desired rep name in the "Choose a representative" list box and then click Continue

    Remove a rep

    1. On the Account tab, click remove billing rep in the "General Information" area.

    Notes and Tips:

    • The Billing rep may also be selected or removed on the Reps tab. The checkbox "Billing Contact" under "Personal Information" can be selected there instead of making the change on the Account tab.
    • The Billing rep and their billing contact preference may also be selected/changed by the member in the Member Information Center if they have the proper permissions.
    • The address of the Billing rep is the address that invoices are sent to by default.
    • Integrated billing: If a Billing rep is changed to a different person or a different address after an invoice has been created, the old invoice will not automatically be updated with the new address. To update the old invoice to the name/address of the new Billing rep, click into the invoice, click edit in the "Bill To:" box, and click "choose rep" and select the appropriate new name.

    Billing Renewal Month

    Renewal month is the month that the member begins their membership term with you. It is also used when selecting which members should be included in the invoice batch – select members by renewal month.

    Note: Each fee item may also have a designated Renewal Month making it so you can invoice the membership fee on a particular month and other recurring fees on another month. This field is only setting the default value for their account.

    1. On the Account tab, click the Renewal Month arrow to view renewal months.
    2. Click the desired renewal month.
    3. Click Save.

    Assigned Business Category

    A Business Category indicates where this member will be displayed within the search options in the online directory. Creating categories is done under Setup > Define Business Categories.

    Assign a category

    1. On the Advanced Options tab, click Assign Categories in the Business Categories area.
    2. Click the desired category in the Available Categories list.
    3. Click to select the desired category check box and then click Save & Exit.

    Remove a Category Assignment

    1. On the Advanced Options tab, click to select the check box in front of the category that you wish to remove in the Business Categories area.
    2. Click Remove Selected Categories.

    Change Primary Category

    1. On the Advanced Options tab, click Primary next to the desired business category in the Business Categories area.

    Assigned Chamber/ Association Representative

    The Chamber/Association representative indicates which staff person added this member to the database or who is responsible for their day-to-day activity – your choice. This field may also be left blank.

    1. On the General tab, click the Chamber Rep arrow (or Association Rep) in the Additional Information area.
    2. Click the desired staff person name.
    3. Click '''Save'''.

    Reports may often be filtered by this Chamber/Association rep and used to create a list of which member “belongs” to a particular staff person.

    Fees and Dues

    File-by Name

    Join Date

    Rep Login Name and Password

    Member Representatives

    Membership Status

    Change Modified Date

    Web Display Information

    Edit member contact information

    1. Select the desired member in the Members module.
    2. Click the General tab.
    3. Edit the contact information as desired and click Save.
    4. The Reps information will automatically be updated for address, phone and fax (when those same rep fields already match prior to the edit).
    5. Click the Reps tab and check the individual reps for any changes that should be made (if not already changed automatically).
    6. Click the Web tab to ensure that "Use Company Information" checkbox is selected (which means that the Web tab is already updated). If not selected, then you can update the Web tab with any desired contact changes.
    Note: Member contact information is used for internal viewing and included on communication pieces such as letters, labels and emails. The contact information on the Web tab will be displayed in the online directory.

    Edit Billing contact

    Note: The Billing Rep (or Contact) is the individual that will receive invoices and receipts by default. The address on the Reps tab for this individual is the address that the bill will be sent to by default.

    If No Rep is Currently Selected

    1. On the Account tab, click select a billing rep in the General Information area.

    2. Click the desired rep name in the Select a member representative list box and then click Continue.


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    Figure 1: Accounts Tab with No Billing Rep Selected


    Note: If the desired rep is not listed in the Select a member representative list box, you may add a rep to this list by selecting Add a New Rep on the Reps tab.

    Change a Selected Rep

    1. On the Account tab, click "change billing rep" in the General Information area.

    2. Click the desired rep name in the Choose a representative list box and then click Continue.


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    Figure 2: Account Tab - Billing Rep Selected

    Remove a Rep

    1. On the Account tab, click "remove billing rep" in the General Information area.

    Notes and Tips:

    • The Billing rep may also be selected or removed on the Reps tab. The checkbox Billing Contact under Personal Information can be selected there instead of making the change on the Account tab.
    • The Billing rep and their billing contact preference may also be selected/changed by the member in the Member Information Center if they have the proper permissions.
    • The address of the Billing rep is the address that invoices are sent to by default.
    • Integrated billing: If a Billing rep is changed to a different person or a different address AFTER an invoice has been created, the old invoice will not automatically be updated with the new address. To update the old invoice to the name/address of the new Billing rep, click into the invoice, click edit in the Bill To: box, and click choose rep and select the appropriate new name.

    Modify Billing Renewal Month

    Renewal month is the month that the member begins their membership term with you. It is also used when selecting which members should be included in the invoice batch – select members by renewal month.

    Note: Each fee item may also have a designated Renewal Month making it so you can invoice the membership fee on a particular month and other recurring fees on another month. This field is only setting the default value for their account.

    1. On the Account tab, click the Renewal Month arrow to view renewal months.

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      Figure: Account tab – Billing renewal month drop down list displayed

    3. Click the desired renewal month.
    4. Click Save.

    Modify Created Date

    The Created Date is a system date stamp that is not able to be edited. This date indicates that this record was created in the system. It is displayed for reference and to be used in select reports.
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    Modify Established Date

    The Established Date field is available for you to enter when your member/business began business operations.

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    Edit Fees and Dues

    Fees/dues assigned to the member can be set as recurring regularly or added as something to invoice only one time. Once they have been assigned to their account, they can be invoiced under Billing->Invoices (Integrated Billing) or under QuickBooks->Recurring Invoices.

    Adding a Fee or Due to a Member’s Account

    1. On the Account tab, click Assign Fee Items in the Membership Dues and Fees area.
    2. Additional fee items may be made available by selecting Fee Items List from the Setup menu.
    3. In the Fee item list, select the appropriate fee or due.
    4. Click Save & Exit.

    Removing a Fee or Due

    1. On the Account tab, click to select the check box in front of the fee/due that you wish to remove.
    2. Click Remove Selected Fee Items.

    Editing Fee or Due Information (for this member only)

    1. On the Account tab, click the name of the fee/due that you wish to edit.
    2. Edit the desired fields.
    3. Click Save & Exit.

    Note: Fees can be modified for all users globally under Setup->Fee Items List (Integrated Billing) or under QuickBooks->Fee Items tab.

    Sort the Fee/Due List

    1. On the Account tab, click the column title of the column that you wish to sort in alphanumeric order.

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    Figure 1-16 Account tab - Membership Fees & Dues

    Edit File by Name

    The File-by Name is used for internal purposes. The name in this field indicates how the member name is displayed in the drop-down list when searching for this member. It can be left the same as the Company Name or changed to indicate a name that is more familiar to your staff. Reports and communication will still display with the company name that is displayed on the General tab. Example: Company name: The Treehouse, File-by name: Treehouse, The
    Click use Company Name to automatically copy the Company Name into the File-by Name field.
    1.
    On the General tab, edit the File-by Name field in the Additional Information area.
    2.
    Click Save.
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    Edit Join Date

    The join date is used for reference and in reports for the member. The Join is used to determine what month the new member is considered to have joined your association.

    1. On the General tab, edit the Join Date in the Additional Information area. Optionally, you may click the calendar icon to select a date.
    2. Click Save.

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    Figure 1-17: General tab - Join Date

    Modify Member Login name and Password

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    If a Member Login Name Has Not Been Created Yet:

    1. Click Enable an Administrative Member Information Center account for this member.
    2. Click Create Login Account.
    3. The member's email address will already suggested as a login name.
    4. Enter the desired password.
    5. Click Save.

    Note:

    • We recommend that each representative has their own login/password and so a member login name is not required. Instead create a Representative Login Name and Password for each individual.
    • Passwords and Login Names are NOT case sensitive.
    • Password maximum: 20 characters; Login names maximum 60 characters
    • Logins and passwords may include alpha-numeric characters and common keyboard symbols.

    Modify Member Representatives

    The member representative is an employee/staff at the member association. Multiple representatives may be assigned to one member. See “Manage Representatives” for more detailed options.
    Edit Member Representative information
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area. The selected row will show in yellow.
    2.
    Edit the fields in the Personal Information area.
    3.
    Click Save.
    Add a Member Representative
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click Add a New Rep.
    2.
    Enter the desired personal information.
    If the Rep name already exists on the same or a different member, a warning message will appear that displays the name of that member. You may still create the rep if desired.
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    3.
    Click Finish.
    After creating a representative, you’ll want to invite them to create their login for the Member Information Center. Access the Login Permissions area on the Reps tab where you will have the option to send them an invitation. The best practice suggestion is to allow them to create their own by sending them the personal emailed invitation. Although if you are working with them at that moment, create their login right now with a temporary password that they can change later is an option as well.
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    Change Membership Status

    Membership status enables certain features and selections within the software and designates a distinction within reports and lists.

    Membership Status Descriptions

    Active – Member that receives all membership benefits. Active members are also categorized by their website package as either Enhanced or Basic.

    Enhanced: Active member; has been upgraded to a higher level; benefits may include enhanced web display options, discounted rates for job postings and hot deals. (Only available when the Marketing Package has been added)

    Basic: Active member with basic benefits.

    Courtesy: Member with same features as basic member but has a separate distinction in reports and lists; usually used to indicate a member given a courtesy (free, gratis) membership.

    Non-Member: Usually used to indicate a company that is not a member but may need to receive communication and be tracked within the database.

    Prospective: Member with same features as basic member but has a separate distinction in reports and lists; usually used to indicate a potential member that you are soliciting to become a member; may easily be upgraded to an active member.

    Dropped/Suspended: Was once a member but was dropped for some reason. Information is still available on this member through reports and lists; may be reinstated as an active member if desired.

    Change Membership Status

    1. On the General tab, click the Membership Status arrow in the Additional Information area.
    2. Click the desired status.
    3. Click Save.

    Note: If the Dropped/Inactive status is selected, a Drop Member Options window will display. See Drop a Member for more information.

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    Change Modified Date

    The Modified Date is a system date stamp that is not able to be edited. This date indicates the last time this record was modified in the system. It is displayed for reference and to be used in select reports.

    Items that will change the Modified date include adding/removing fees, updating contact information, modifying category assignments, webpage description and most all member record changes. Details of these changes are logged and may be viewed on the "Member Record Updates" report.

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    Edit Web Display Information

    Information and settings related to the member’s online directory listing is modified on the Web tab. Changes made here are automatically reflected in the online directory. The member may also modify these items in the Member Information Center (with proper permissions).
    Edit Web Contact Information
    If the Web Contact Information is dimmed, the company information is being pulled from the General tab and cannot be changed here. Make editing changes on the General tab in the Contact Information area. If the Member Information page in the Business Directory should display different information than the Contact Information on the General tab, click to clear the Use Company Information check box.
    1.
    On the Web tab, edit the fields in the Company Information area.
    2.
    Click Save.
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    Figure 1-23 Web tab – Web Contact Information
    Edit Web Description and Text Context
    Members may also modify this web display information in the Member Information Center.
    1.
    On the Web tab, edit the fields in the Web Description/Text Context area.
    2.
    Click Save.
    Add Web Photos and Images
    1.
    On the Web tab, click Add Image in the Action column of the Image Type that you wish to add.
    Enhanced Members may add photos and images. Basic membership does not include this feature. The Marketing Package is required to have the Enhanced option.
    2.
    Type the path and filename of the desired graphic file or click Browse to locate and click Open when desired graphic is selected.
    3.
    Click Upload Image.
    4.
    Click Close Window.
    Upgrade Membership to Enhanced
    1.
    On the Web tab, click the Web Participation arrow in the Web Participation Options area.
    2.
    Select Enhanced.
    3.
    Click Save.

    Custom Field(s)

    For information on Custom Fields, please click here: Custom Fields

    Manage Representatives

    Add a New Rep

    1. From the Dashboard, click Members on the left side menu.
    2. Select the member you are adding a rep to from the Members dropdown list in the top tool bar.
    3. In the Reps tab, click Add a New Rep.
    4. Complete the form on the Contact Information section of the "Add a New Representative" screen.
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      Figure: "Add a New Representative" screen

      Note: Alternatively, you can add a new rep by selecting "Representative" from the Add button in the top tool bar.

      Warning: If the Rep name already exists on the same or a different member, a warning message will appear that displays the name of that member. You may continue on and create the rep if desired.

      Contact Field Description
      Primary Contact: Selecting the Primary Contact checkbox will make this the primary contact representative for the member.
      Contact Preference: Select the preferred contact method for this rep. Email, Fax, Mail, Phone or No Communication. See How is the "Contact Preference" Field Used on the Reps Tab?
      Email: Note that the email address listed here by default is the email address provided on the General tab. This can be edited to contain rep's individual email if desired.
      Greeting: Specify the common name used by this individual. See also What is the Greeting field used for?
    6. Click Finish.

    Modify Contact Information for a Rep

    1. On the Reps tab, click the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area. The selected row will show in yellow.
    2. Note: Most member database fields may be referenced in custom reports allowing detailed member information to be extracted. Completion of each field will give the most flexibility at a later date.

    3. Edit the fields in the Personal Information area.

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      Figure 2-2: Rep tab - Personal Information area Click copy business information to copy all contact information from the General tab to this rep. All fields are copied which include the phone numbers and email address. Click the History link to view the participation activity of this rep.

    5. Click Save.

    More Info on Personal Information Fields

    Contact Preference: Select the preferred contact method for this rep. eMail, Fax, Mail, Phone or No Communication. See FAQ – “How is the Contact Preference used on the Reps tab?”

    Comments: Comments are viewed only by staff who access this page. This cannot be viewed by the member/rep.

    Greeting: Specify the common name used by this individual. See What is the Greeting field used for?

    Rep is currently active with this member: When selected, this rep will be included whenever “active” reps are selected. This checkbox should be de-selected when the rep no longer is participating in membership. This checkbox may be manually de-selected here but may automatically de-selected when the member is dropped through selections made at that time.

    Primary Contact: When selected, this rep will be included whenever “primary reps” are selected. Often when sending emails, creating lists, sending invitations, etc. there is an option to select the “primary rep”. Only one primary rep may be designated.

    Billing Contact: When selected this rep will be included whenever “Billing reps” are selected. Billing transactions typically are addressed to the “Billing rep”. See information on “Edit Billing Contact”.

    Rep Login, Name, and Password

    How to send the "create account" email invitation to reps.

    When Are Rep Logins and Passwords Created?

    Using the pre-defined email template “Create Login Account Invitation” (or one created by you), your representatives will be able to create their own login account and immediately access the Member Information Center. This should be done when you first get your database and are ready for members to start logging in. It can also be done at any time that you desire to encourage more reps to create their personal account.
    Any rep may have a login and password created they are added to the Reps tab. You may create a login for them right there or there is a link to send them an invitation (recommended).
    Members that have Read/Write permissions to Employees/Reps have the ability to add a new representative to their membership list. At the completion of creating a rep, there is an opportunity to send an email invitation to this rep so they can create their own login account.

    Reassign Rep

    Once a rep is in the database, they may be reassigned to another member instead of deleting and then recreating the rep as this would eliminate any history and group associations.
    Reassign a rep
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click the check box in front of the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area.
    2.
    Click Reassign Selected Reps.
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    Figure 2-3 Reassign Rep
    3.
    Click Assign to a different member or Assign to no member [Community Member]. See “Community Member” for more information.
    4.
    Click Continue.
    5.
    If Assign to no member [Community Member] was selected, the task is complete. If Assign to a different member was selected, click the desired member in the Member Look-up screen.
    6.
    Click Continue.
    Note: Representative History will keep track of the members that this rep has been assigned. To view the history, locate the rep under Members->Reps tab. Open the Personal Information area and click History which is located after the “Rep is currently active with this member” checkbox.

    Remove/Inactivate a Rep

    Inactive status is reserved for a rep who is no longer acting as a representative for the member. The rep’s information and history will be retained but there is a separate distinction given to them in reports and lists. Removing a rep should be limited to a rep that was created by mistake. History and all reference to this rep would be removed.

    1. On the Reps tab, click the check box in front of the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area
    2. Click Remove/Inactive Reps.
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      Figure 2-4: Remove/Inactivate rep

    4. Click Set rep as Inactive and leave in current groups, Set rep as inactive and remove from groups, or Delete rep records and remove from groups. See Figure 2-4.
    5. Click Continue.

    Reactivate a Rep

    The rep may need to be reassigned to groups if the rep was originally removed from groups when inactivated.

    1. On the Reps tab, click the check box in front of the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area.
    2. Click to select the Rep is currently active with this member check box in the Personal Information area.
    3. Click Save.

    Note: Representative History will keep track of the members that this rep has been assigned. To view the history, locate the rep under Members->Reps tab. Open the Personal Information area and click History which is located after the “Rep is currently active with this member” checkbox.

    Add custom fields for a rep

    For information on Custom Fields, please click here: Custom Fields

    Send email to rep(s)

    Send Email is an option located multiple places throughout the software. The Send Email button on the Reps tab is used to generate a quick email to a particular representative(s).
    Send an email to a representative
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area. The selected row will show in yellow.
    Or click the checkbox in front of the desired representative name.
    2.
    Hover over Send email and select Email with ChamberMaster / GrowthZone or Email with Outlook. See “Email Sending Options” for more information.
    3.
    If selecting Email with ChamberMaster / GrowthZone, complete the Send an email screen. To add an attachment, click Add/Remove Attachments and follow the directions on the screen. If selecting Email with Outlook, complete your own email screen and send using your own familiar steps.
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    Figure 2-5 Send an email
    4.
    Click Send Email.
    Send an email to multiple reps
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click to select the check mark in front of the desired reps to be emailed in the List of Representatives area.
    2.
    Hover over Send email and select Email with ChamberMaster / GrowthZone or Email with Outlook. See “Email Sending Options” for more information.
    3.
    If selecting Email with ChamberMaster / GrowthZone, complete the Send an email screen. If selecting Email with Outlook, complete your own email screen and send using your own familiar steps. (These recipients will each be sent a blind carbon copy.)
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    Figure 2-6 Sending email to multiple recipients
    4.
    Complete the Send an email screen as desired. See Figure 2-5 in previous section.
    5.
    Click Send Email.

    Print label for a representative

    Printing labels is a function you can do in multiple places throughout the software. The Print Labels button on the Reps tab is used to generate a quick label to a particular representative.

    1. On the Reps tab, click the desired rep’s name in the "List of Representatives" area. The selected row will show in yellow.

    2. Click Print Labels.

    3. Complete the Mailing Labels screen.


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    Figure: Print labels


    Note: The label data may be downloaded to a comma separated value file by selecting "Download Labels".

    4. Click View/Print Labels.

    5.From the File menu, click Print. Make desired selections and click OK.

    Web Display Options for a rep

    Setting the default display preferences for reps will automatically apply these preferences to every new representative created in the database on an active or courtesy member. These settings determine how much of a rep’s information will be displayed to the public in your website’s Business Directory and in the Member Information Center.
    Set Default Web Display Options for Reps
    4.
    In Setup, under Member Options, click Define Default Rep Preferences.
    5.
    Select the checkbox next to each piece of information that should be displayed in the Public Directory and Member Information Center Directory. Leave a checkbox blank if that field should not be displayed.
    These defaults will apply to all new reps you create with the exception of reps added via the Membership Application. Setting these defaults will not change the display preferences of current reps.
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    Figure x-x Default Rep Display Preferences
    Notes:
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    An individual rep’s preferences can be changed anytime. See Determine what rep info is seen in the Member Information Center

    Modify Group Participation

    Member representatives may be grouped together to assist office staff in working with these reps as one entity. For instance, a task force designed to work with technology may belong to a group named Technology Task Force. When a mailing goes out to these individuals, you may select the Technology Task Force group and generate mailing labels specifically for these members.
    These groups are created in the Groups module. Once created, reps may be assigned to these groups either in the Groups module or in the Members module on the Reps tab.
    New groups may be created by selecting Create a Group from the Groups menu.
    Assign a rep to a group
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area. The selected row will show in yellow.
    2.
    Click Join a Group in the Group Participation area.
    3.
    Click the desired group name in the Choose Groups list.
    4.
    Click the top double-headed arrow to move the desired group to the Selected Groups list.
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    Figure 2-9 Selecting a Group
    5.
    Click Continue.
    Remove a rep from a group
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area. The selected row will show in yellow.
    2.
    Click to select the check box in front of the Group Name that you wish to remove.
    3.
    Click Remove Rep from Selected Groups.
    4.
    Click OK.
    Disable a rep within a group
    Reps that are disabled will not receive communication when this group is selected to receive an email. Using the Disabled selection is a good way to remember groups that a rep has participated in but not included them in mailings at this time.
    1.
    On the Reps tab, click the desired rep’s name in the List of Representatives area. The selected row will show in yellow.
    2.
    Click the name of the group that you wish to disable for this rep.
    3.
    Click to select the Disable in this group checkbox.
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    Figure 2-9a Disable a rep within a group
    4.
    Click Close.
    Note: Disabled reps will not display by default when viewing the Group roster in the Groups module. Click Show Disabled Group Members.

    Impersonate a representative in the Member Information Center

    Staff may “impersonate” a representative in order to see what the rep would see in the Member Information Center and perform tasks on their behalf.

    1. Click Members in the left-hand menu.
    2. Click the Reps tab.
    3. Click the desired rep in the list of Representatives.
    4. If the representative has a login and password assigned to them and “Allow login to MIC” is selected as a permission in their assigned permission set, then a [Login] link will appear after the representatives’ name.
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      Note: If the representative does not have a login see Creating Rep Login/Password
    5. Click the Login link next to the representative’s name.
    6. The Member Information Center (MIC) will open in a new browser window where you can function as if you were that representative. This will allow you to change settings, pay bills, or view things as they would see them. A reminder of your impersonation is displayed at the top of this screen.
    7. When finished, close that browser window instead of choosing the Member Info Center Logout choice. This way you will remain logged in as the staff person in the original browser window.

    Assign login permissions to a rep

    It is best practice to assign a unique login and password to each individual rep that they will use when accessing the Member Information Center. Once logged in, they will have ability to view and perform specific functions based on the permissions that are assigned to them.

    Read more about permissions

    Rep Login Permissions

    Reps may be limited in what they can access in the Member information Center using permission assignments. Permissions exist to allow members to pay bills, change their company profile, post deals or jobs, view reports, modify their own information, and other. These permissions may be grouped together in a permission set.

    Permission sets are a named group of individual rights that are granted to a rep.

    Using the automatic inherited rights assignment that is based on the role assignment of Primary, Billing, or Standard may be all you need.

    Four permission sets are created by default but others may be created as needed. Click a section below to learn more.

    Inherited or Custom Permissions

    For many users, the automatic inherited rights will be all that is ever needed to manage the permissions needed for your members to access the Member Information Center.

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    Inherited Permissions

    Default assignments are based on the role assignment checkmarks in the Personal Information section on the Members > Reps tab.

    1. Click Members in the left-hand menu.

    2. Select the desired member from the drop-down menu.

    3. Click the Reps tab.

    4. Select the desired role assignment in the Personal Information area.


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    5. Click Save.

    6. Unless the rep has been assigned a custom permission, the automatic inherited assignment will be applied as shown in chart below.


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    Chart – Automatic Inherited permissions based on role assignment checkbox


    Assign a Custom Permission If the default permission sets of Primary, Billing and Standard are not sufficient, any rep may be assigned a custom permission set.

    1. Create and assign a custom permission set.

    2. Once a custom set is assigned, your override will be maintained. Changes to the role assignment checkbox will no longer change the permission to the inherited permission set.


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    Figure: Sample of how a custom permission set assignment appears


    3. If automatic inheritance is desired instead of the custom permission set, change the permission set back to the default set that should be inherited. This rep will resume the automatic inheritance.


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    Figure: Sample of how inherited permission sets appear


    Note: If you have Custom Set assigned to your reps and you are not sure why, watch this video – starting at 2:51 to hear an explanation of how to manage these sets that were imported after 2/21/2014 due to rep permission changes that happened.


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    Specific Rep Permissions

    Reps may be limited in what they can access in the Member information Center by using permission assignments. These individual permissions are then grouped together and saved as a permission set and then assigned to a rep.

    Tip: Take advantage of the default permission sets that are already created. You may find that these already have your desired permissions selected or that minor tweaking will make them work great for your needs. These default sets in combination with automatic inheritance of these permissions will make handling permissions very simple. However, custom options are available if needed.
    Definition of drop-down permission options:
    Read/Write – full access granted to this particular area
    Read Only – ability only to view this particular area
    Disabled – this particular is not visible at all
    Enabled – this area is available (same as Read/Write)
    Register Only – available only on the Events selection (same as Read Only but allows event registration)
    Permission Checkboxes

    The checkbox must be selected in order to allow any permissions in this section. Removing the checkmark from Member Info would remove all access to the areas in that section. For example, "Member Info" must be selected to allow any permissions in this section.


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    Figure: Individual Permissions


    Permission Options

    Allow Login to MIC

    When selected, this enables the rep to successfully access the Member Information Center if proper login credentials are provided. If this is de-selected, the attempt to login will display a message “The Account has been disabled.”

    Allow Event Registrations

    When selected, this enables the rep to register for events using their login credentials on any event with registration available on the public website. Reps with this selection would not be required to login to the Member Information Center in order to register for events.

    If there is a need to keep a representative from accessing the Member Information Center but still register for events, this selection is enabled and “Allow Login to MIC” is de-selected. Rarely is “Allow Event Registrations” de-selected.

    Find Members

    If searching for members should be allowed, set selections as follows:

    If searching for members should not be allowed, set selections as follows:

    Details of what may be viewed and accessed within the member search is controlled on a global level under Setup->Member Login Area Options and Settings.

    Member Info
    Pay Bills Online – grants access to the list of invoices and ability to make payment. For those with integrated billing, this selection also allows access to the Account History selection in the Member Information Center
    Business Info – grants access to the member’s profile including their company name, address, phone number, company email address, website address, fax number, and number of employees.
    Bus. Categories – grants access to the business categories that the member belongs to. “Read Only” access would not allow changes. “Read/Write” would allow member to change their own category.
    Employees/Reps – grants access to all reps in their own member association. “Read/Write” access would allow this rep to create and delete other reps and basically manage the other rep profiles. “Read Only” access would allow only the ability to view the information. This permission is often given to the Primary rep. This also gives Individual Profile rights as well.
    Individual Profile – grants access to your own individual information (own profile). “Read/ Write” access is often given every rep so that each individual may manage their own personal information.
    Login/Password – grants access to the login and password for the currently logged-in rep.
    Webpage Info
    Webpage Info – grants access to the Member Information Page information such as association/member description, displayed address and phone number, social network address, hours of operation and driving directions.
    Photos & Logos – grants access to upload photos and logos that would be displayed in the member directory and on the Member Information Page.
    Keywords – grants access to the keywords that may be entered. Keywords are additional words that a consumer may use when searching the web site business directory.
    Advertising
    Hot Deals – grants access to area where Hot Deals and Member to Member Deals are created, viewed and modified.
    Job Postings – grants access to area where Jot Postings are created, viewed and modified.
    Events – grants access to area where Events are created and modified. Registration for events is also done in this area. “Read/Write” access would allow the rep to submit events for consideration on the public calendar in addition to all other rights. The permission “Register Only” would allow the rep to register for events but not submit events for inclusion on the calendar.
    MarketSpace – grants access to area where MarketSpace items are created, viewed and modified.
    Reports
    Lead Lists – grants access to list of leads generated by the Info Request module.
    Home Page Hits – grants access to a report displaying the website traffic on the Member’s Information Page
    Sponsor Ad Hits – grants access to a report displaying the website traffic for any (banner) ads running on the website. Banner ad reporting requires the Marketing Package.
    Hot Deal Hits – grants access to a report displaying the website traffic on Hot Deal coupons and/or Member to Member coupons.
    Job Hits – grants access to a report displaying the website traffic on Job Postings.
    Profile – grants access to a report displaying the member association information.
    MarketSpace Hits – grants access to a report displaying the website traffic on MarketSpace.
    User Manuals

    User Manuals – grants access to a PDF file created to assist members in using the Member Information Center. Applicable to version 1.0 of the Member Information Center only.


    Default Permission Sets

    Four permission sets are available by default but others may be created as needed. These permission sets may also be modified to fit your specific needs but they may not be deleted.

    • Primary permissions give all rights to everything in the Member Information Center. They also have rights to modify and create additional reps.
    • Standard permissions only allow registration for events and to change their own login credentials. View only rights are available to the rest of the information. No rights are given to view reports.
    • Finance permissions includes same rights as Standard permissions but additional rights to pay bills, access to the Business Information and to view reports.
    • Prospect permissions include rights to change login/password but view only rights to their webpage and member information. This permission set is automatically applied to all reps that belong to a member with Prospective membership status.

    One additional set may appear in your list of permission sets:

    • MembertoRepTransition permissions set was created by the system during a short time period during September 2013. The set was created automatically when a member logged in with a Member Login and then was asked to create a Rep login with a goal of transitioning your members to a representative login. It applied only to those with Member Information Center v3 enabled at that time. This automatic creation has since been disabled and the process replaced with changes that occurred in the February 2014 software release.
    • If you have any reps assigned to this set, feel free to leave them in that set if all is working correctly, or rename the set to something more meaningful to you or assign the reps to other sets that meet your needs better.


    Managing Rep Permission Sets

    Create a Permission Set

    1. Click Setup in the left-hand menu.

    2. Click Manage Permission Sets in the Member Options area.

    3. Click New Permission Set.

    4. Type the name of the new permission set in the Permission Set Name: field.

    5. Select desired permissions. Note: If individual items are enabled, make sure to also select the checkbox for the heading of that section.

    6. Click Save Permissions.

    Note: The maximum permissions available here are controlled under Setup->Member Login Area Options and Settings.

    Delete a Permission Set

    When deleting a custom permission set, the rights assigned to a rep will be reverted back to their inherited permissions.

    1. Click Setup in the left-hand menu.

    2. Click Manage Permission Sets in the Member Options area.

    3. Click the x at the end of the row of the desired permission set to be deleted.

    4. Click OK to the warning message.

    5. The permission set is now deleted.

    Assign a Permission Set

    1. Click Members in the left-hand menu.

    2. Select the desired member and click the Reps tab.

    3. Select the desired rep.

    4. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and open the “Login Permissions for …” area.

    5. Click View and Manage Permissions.

    6. Click OK to acknowledge that changes made to a permission set will apply to all reps assigned to that set and not just this individual rep

    7. Make desired changes to the set or create and assign a new set to this individual.

    8. Click Save.

    Reporting on Assigned Permission Sets

    A list of the assigned permissions sets is available when running the custom rep report.

    1. Click Reports in the left-hand menu.

    2. Type “custom” in the Report Finder Search field. Click Search

    3. Click the green arrow in the Reports window to the right of the Custom Representative Report.

    4. Click the category where the desired field is located in the list of Available Fields.

    5. Click the check box in front of the desired fields, making sure to include the Rep Permission Set field under the Rep Contact Information category.


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    6. Continue following standard instructions for creating a custom report.

    7. The report will display the assigned permission set.


    Setting Maximum Permissions

    Maximum Permissions are determined by staff under Setup ➝ Member Login Area Options and Settings. The settings that are enabled here determine what is available to be assigned to each individual rep.
    For example, if you want to remove the ability to assign the permission to post jobs, then set “Job Postings” to Disabled. Then this selection of Job Postings will not display as a possible selection to be included in your permission sets. Or if you want to allow some reps the ability to pay bills but other reps should not have this permission, set “Pay Bills Online” to Enabled under Member Login Area Options and Settings but then disable that permission within the permission set for those reps that should not have this ability.
    Setting maximum permissions
    1.
    Click Setup in the left-hand menu.
    2.
    Click Member Login Area Options and Settings.
    3.
    Open the Menu Items & Permissions area.
    4.
    Enable and disable desired selections to be available as possible options in your permission sets.
    5.
    Click Save Permissions.
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    Permissions that are part of a permission set but then are disabled under Member Login Area Options and Settings will also be removed from the permission set. If the permission is later re-enabled under Member Login Area Options and Settings, it will be available to be selected within the permission set, but will be set at Disabled; it must be re-enabled within each permission set separately. Custom permission sets must be edited individually to re-enable the selection.
    Menu Items and Permissions
    The available menu items and permissions listed under Setup->Member Login Area Options and Settings control access the members have when they log into the Member Information Center.
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    Listed below are selections available under Member Login Area Options and Settings only. These are global settings and may not be selected within a permission set. See Rep permissions for explanation of the rest of the global permissions.
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    Find –
    Display All Members Email – see available settings
    Allow Member Details Copy/Paste – see available settings
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    Webpage Info –
    Search Results Icon – if Enabled will display the selection allowing the member to upload the search results icon that shows alongside the member name in the online member directory. Photos & Logos permission must be enabled as well for the Search Results icon to show as an option to upload in the Member Information Center.
    View HomePage – if Enabled will display a link in the Member Information Center to preview the Members’ Information Page. Available only with version 1.0 of the Member Information Center.
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    Advertising –
    Auto-Approve Hot Deals – if Enabled will automatically approve hot deals submitted by the member and not require staff approval; deals will go live on the public website without staff intervention
    Display Upgrade Message – if Enabled will display the designated Upgrade message at locations in the Member Information Center when a feature is only available with an enhanced listing. . Available only with version 1.0 of the Member Information Center.
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    Custom Links 1, 2, 3 – These 3 sections can be named whatever you desire, creating a custom set of selections for members in the Member Information Center. Click Add/Edit Custom Links to add links that your member can access. Click Edit Section Headings to change the title from Custom Links to a name of your choice.
    In version 3 of the Member Information Center, the Custom Links display under the Search->Resources/Files menu.


    Note: View and modify the permissions assigned to an individual rep by accessing the Login Permissions area in the Members->Reps tab. The available permissions that may be assigned to a rep are controlled by the settings under Setup > Member Login Area Options and Settings.


    Assign a permission set to your rep

    Determine what rep info is seen in the Member Information Center

    Selections inside the Member Information Center v3 or greater control what other members see inside the Member Information Center about that representative.

    View a video the shows what rep information shows to members and the public

    Modify What is Seen by Other Members Inside Member Information Center

    1. Access the Member Information Center logged in as (or impersonating) that rep. The representative has control over these selections if they have either the Employees/Reps permission or the Individual Profile permission. See Rep Permission for more detail.

    2. Select Personal Information from the Account Settings menu. (MIC v4)

    Note: Select My Personal Info under the Account menu (MIC 3)

    3. Make desired changes.

    4. Click Save.

    Manage a Member's Online Listings

    Edit Member Public Displayed Contact Information

    Information within the Web Contact Information section will display in the online directory on your integrated website.
    Click the Use Company Information check box to use the company name, phone numbers, physical address, website address, and email address from the Contact Information area on the General tab for this member. With this check box selected, any changes made to the Contact Information area on the General tab would automatically be changed in the Web Contact Information area on Web tab, allowing one modification to update both areas.
    Edit Web Contact Information
    1.
    On the Web tab, edit the fields in the Web Contact Information area. (only available if the Use Company Information check box is cleared.)
    2.
    Click Save.
     
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    Figure 3-1 Web Contact Information

    Edit Member Public Display attributes

    Display attributes determine the display options in the online directory and settings in the Member Information Center area.
    Display Attributes
    When the check box is selected, the results are as follows:
    Does Not Display on Web: Member will not display in the online directory
    Disable Login: Access is denied for this member and all their reps to the Member Information Center
    No Web Link on Member Page: Members web site link will not display on their Member Information page
    Cannot Buy Ads/Hot Deals: Member is denied access to purchase Ads/Hot Deals in the Member Information Center
    Disable Member Info Page: Member will be displayed in the Business Directory but they will not be hyperlinked to their Member Information Page
    Hide Social Networks: Members’ social network addresses will not display on their Member Information Page
    Web Link on Search Results: Member will have a Visit our website link displayed in the online directory search results.
    When Web Participation is set to Non-Member, only three Display Attributes are available: Does Not Display on Web, Hide Social Networks and Web Link on Search Results.
    Edit Display attributes
    1.
    On the Web tab, select the check box in front of the desired attribute.
    2.
    Click Save.

    Edit Member Public Description

    Information displayed in the Web Descriptions / Text Content area will be displayed on the Member Information page for Basic and Enhanced listing participants. Different options are available for Enhanced listing vs. Basic listings. See Select Basic or Enhanced Listing for more information.

    Note: Only those who have purchased the Marketing Package add-on or those with Premier or Pro edition will have the option to select the Gold or Enhanced package. See Software Editions for more information.

    Web Descriptions and Text Content Fields

    Description: Up to 200 characters of description may be typed; will be displayed on the Member Info page (1600 characters with Enhanced listing)

    Results Summary: Up to 200 characters of description may be typed; will be displayed in the online directory search results (available only with an Enhanced listing)

    Hours of Operation: Up to 100 characters describing hours of operation may be typed; will be displayed on the Member Info page.

    Driving Directions: Up to 200 characters giving driving directions may be typed; will be displayed on the Member Info page.

    Additional Bulleted Description Up to 5 descriptive words or phrases may be typed with a maximum of 120 characters each; will be displayed on the Member Information page (available only with an Enhanced listing); The Bullet URL will allow the Bullet text to be hyperlinked to a website URL.

    Keywords Up to 8 keywords may be typed with a maximum of 30 characters each; keywords are additional words that a consumer may use when searching the web site business directory (20 keywords with an Enhanced listing)

    Note: Members may also modify this information in the Member Information Center.

    Edit Web Descriptions and Text Content

    1. On the Web tab, edit the fields in the Web Description/Text Content area.
    2. Click Save.
      Note: The Does Not Display on Web and Disable Member Info Page check boxes in the Web Participation Options area must not be selected if you desire to view the information fields on the web site.

    Edit Member Public Photos and Images

    Enhanced Package participants are able to add an image in the online directory search results, a company logo, photo gallery, video, and map. Images must be .jpg, .png or .gif.

    Note: Members may also modify this information in the Member Information Center.

    Note: Only those who have purchased the Marketing Package add-on or those with Premier or Pro edition will have the option to select the Enhanced package. See more on the “Software editions”.


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    Figure: Web Photos & Images


    Note: the YouTube Video and eBrochure Photo Gallery option displays only if your website is integrated using the SEO module integration, version 2 or greater.

    Add a logo or Member Information page image

    1. On the Web tab, click Add Image in the Action column of the Image Type that you wish to add in the Web Photos & Images area.
      Note: Enhanced members may add photos and images. Non-member and Basic package participants do not have this feature.
    2. Type the path and file name of the desired graphic file or click Browse to locate and click Open when desired graphic is located.
    3. Click Upload Image.
    4. Click Close Window.

    Add an icon to the search results

    1. On the Web tab, click Enable in the Action column of the Search Results Icon in the Web Photos & Images area.
    2. Click Add Image.
    3. Type the path and file name of the desired graphic file or click Browse to locate and click Open when desired graphic is located.
    4. Click Upload Image.
    5. Click Close Window.
      Note: Search Results logo will only display if enabled for your members under Setup > Member Login Area Options and Settings. Make sure Search Results Icon is set to Enabled under Menu Items & Permissions.

    Add a map image

    1. On the Web tab, click the desired option button in the Image Type column in the Web Photos & Images area.
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      Figure: Map Image types
    2. If selecting Uploaded Image, then click Add Image in the Action column. Type the path and file name of the desired graphic file or click Browse to locate and click Open when desired graphic is located. Click Upload Image. Click Close Window.

    Remove a logo, photo, search results icon, or an uploaded map image

    1. On the Web tab, click Remove Image in the Action column of the Image Type that you wish to remove in the Web Photos & Images area.

    Change an existing logo, photo, search results icon, or an uploaded map image

    1. On the Web tab, click Change Image in the Action column of the Image Type that you wish to change in the Web Photos & Images area.
    2. Type the path and filename of the desired graphic file or click Browse to locate and click Open when desired graphic is located.
    3. Click Upload Image.
    4. Click Close Window.

    Disable the search results icon

    1. On the Web tab, click Disable in the Action column of the Search Results Icon image type. Note: if an image was already uploaded for this Search Results Icon image Type, it will not be removed, only disabled.

    Edit Member Search Results Map Information

    Google Maps are integrated into the online directory and will automatically display a map pin at the location of your identified address. This location, the description on the map pin, and whether the pin even displays may be modified.
    Turn off the display of the map pin
    1.
    On the Web tab, click to deselect the check mark in front of Show on Business Directory.
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    Figure 3-7 Turn off Search Results Map pin display
    2.
    Click Save.
    Modify the pin location of the map pin
    1.
    On the Web tab, click Manually Set Coordinates and enter appropriate GPS coordinates or manually drag the map pin to the desired location.
    2.
    Click Save.
    Modify what displays on the map pin
    1.
    On the Web tab, click Custom from the Addressed displayed on map pin drop-down list.
    2.
    Type the newly desired address information.
    3.
    Click Save.
    Select Point of Interest Category assignments
    If using MyChamberApp, members could select an appropriate categories for their business. This will determine the category where they will display and override the assignment given to their QuickLink or Business Category. See Point of Interest Categories
    1.
    On the Web tab, select the desired Point of Internet Category and Point of Interest Sub-Category.
    2.
    Click Save.

    Select Basic or Enhanced Listing

    There are three levels of participation in the online directory: Non-member, Basic Package, and Enhanced Package. The level chosen determines what selections will be available in the Web Participation Options area, the Web Description / Text Content area, and the Web Photos & Images area on the Web tab. The default level is the Basic Package but may be upgraded to Enhanced Package or downgraded to the Non-Member selection.

    Note: The Enhanced Package is only available in the Pro or Premier Package, or to those who have purchased the Marketing Package add-on. Refer to http://www.chambermaster.com/pricingFeatures] for updated products and pricing.

    • Non-Member: Non-members may have their business name, address, and phone number displayed in the online directory search results but their business name cannot be hyperlinked to their Member Information page. Only three Display Attributes are available for Non-Members: Does not Display on Web , Hide Social Networks and Web Link on Search Results. Check the Does Not Display on Web check box if this member should not display in the online directory search results. Check the Web Link on Search Results check box if this member should have a Visit our website link in the search results. Web Description/Text Content may be completed but will not be displayed on the web site. The Non-Member Web Participation package is not automatically selected when Non-Member Membership Status is selected on the General tab. These selections are made independently.
    • Basic Package: Members belonging to the Basic Package may have their member name, address, and phone number displayed in the online directory search results and may choose to have their business name hyperlinked to their Member Information page. All Display Attributes are available to members in the Basic Package. The Web Description / Text Context area includes the following fields: Description, Hours of Operation, Driving Directions, and 240 characters for Keywords. Web Photos and Images are not available.
    • Enhanced Package: Members belonging to the Enhanced Package may have their member name, address, and phone number displayed in the online directory search results and may choose to have their member name hyperlinked to their Member Information page. All Display Attributes are available to members in the Enhanced Package. The Web Description / Text Content area includes the following fields: Description, Results Summary, Hours of Operation, Driving Directions, Additional Bulletted Description, and unlimited characters for Keywords. All Web Photos & Images selections are available which include a search results icon, logo image, a photo gallery, video, and a map image selection. This option is available if you have purchased the Pro or Premier edition, or the Marketing Add-on package.

    Upgrade Web Participation Package to Enhanced

    1. On the Web tab, click Upgrade to Enhanced. Note: If this member has previously been an enhanced member, skip to step #3.

    2. Click the Web Participation arrow in the Web Participation Options area.

    3. Select Enhanced Package.

    4. Click Save.


    Downgrade the Web Participation package from Enhanced to Basic or Non-Member

    1. On the Web tab, click the Web Participation arrow in the Web Participation Options area.

    2. Select Basic Package or Non-Member.

    3. Click Save.

    Set the Redirect Index

    The Redirect Index indicates where a website visitor is directed when the Member Information Page URL is accessed. When the member is active, this selection should be left with the “blank” selection. The “blank” selection allows the member page URL to be accessed from any location (from the associations’ website or from other place that links directly to the member page.)

    The Redirect Index is automatically set to 307-Temporary Redirect to Business Directory when a member is changed to Dropped status. This selection may then be changed to any other selection as desired while the member is in dropped status.

    This is particularly useful so that dropped members do not continue to promote their Member Information Page as a website for their customers.

    1. Click Members in the left-hand menu.

    2. Click the Web tab.

    3. Open the Web Participation area.

    4. Select the desired Redirect Index from the drop-down.


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    Figure: Redirect Index drop-down menu


    5. Click Save.


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    Figure: Redirection Index options

    Generate Member Info Page URL

    Generate a URL to open this members information page directly
    1.
    On the Web tab, click Generate a URL to open this member’s informational page directly in the Web Participation Options area.
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    Figure 3-3 Web Participation Options
    2.
    Click Generate Link.
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    Figure 3-4 Link Generator
    3.
    Triple-click the generated link text to select it.
    4.
    Right-click the highlighted selection and select Copy.
    5.
    Click in the desired location, right-click and select Paste.
    6.
    Click Close Window.

    Manage Communications

    Communication history for your members is automatically logged on the Communication tab of the member’s record when emails are sent. eReferrals are automatically logged as well. Phones calls can manually be added to the log. And when letters or fax output is printed you can include an entry in the history if you choose. Other actions also create an entry such as membership application approvals and invoices (Integrated Billing only).

    • See more on how history is created

    From the members’ Communication tab, choose from five different selections on the New Communication drop-down that will automatically create an entry in the log –eMail with ChamberMaster / GrowthZone, eMail with Outlook, Log a Call or Note, Send an eReferral, and Notes and Follow-Up. The sixth selection, Print a label, generates a label specific to the selected member, but does not create an entry in the communication history.

    • Email history is automatically recorded when using any email selection within the software, including Send with Outlook.
    • Communication history is also recorded when printing letters if Save letter to communication log is selected in the Print Options dialog box. Letters are created by selecting Form Letters in the Communication module.
    • Communication history is recorded when printing fax output if “Save fax record to communication log” is selected in the print options window after selecting Print Fax Content. Faxes are created by selecting Form Letters in the Communication module.
    • If using integrated billing, member invoices will be recorded in communication history if the checkbox “Save invoices to members communication log” is selected when selecting to Deliver their invoice.
    • Follow-up reminders may be specified for any communication history item which will display as a Reminder in the Task List on the designated date.

    Record a Phone Call or Note

    The Log a Call or Note feature may be used for logging phone calls, face-to-face communication, notes written, miscellaneous communication sent, and any other note. Calls may be viewed on the MembersCommunication tab and also in the Communication module where all members’ histories may be searched, filtered, and viewed together.

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    Steps: Log a Call or Note

    1. On the Communication tab of the desired member, click New Communication.

    2. Click Log a Call or Note.


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    Figure 1


    3. Edit the Log a Call fields. See Figure 1 and Table 1.


    Note: Some Log a Call fields may not be modified later - - only viewed. The Association Rep, Task and Notes may be modified at a later time. The Subject (title) may not be modified later.


    4. Click Save & Exit.


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    Figure 2: Log a Call


    Date of Call

    Type the date that the communication occurred. The current date automatically displays but can be edited. Optionally, you may click the calendar icon and select the desired date.
    Member Rep Select the name of the member representative that communication was with. Clicking not in list will allow you to add another member representative to the database.
    Association Rep Select the staff person who communicated with the member. If the staff person is not in the list, they may be added by selecting Chamber Employees/Reps from the Setup menu prior to selecting Log a Call.
    Task Select a task item that indicates the nature of this communication. New task items can be created by selecting Add a New Task Type in the edit task options. These task items are then available as a Task item across all member records. The ability to add new task items is only available to staff with Administrator level permissions.
    Subject Type a subject for this call. The Subject is used as a title for this entry. Leaving this field blank results in a title of [not specified], and cannot be changed later. (Maximum characters = 100)
    Notes Type any detailed information regarding this communication. This information may be modified later.
    Table 1: ''Log a Call'' Fields


    Note: Communication history for all members may be searched by selecting Member Contact Report from the Communication menu.

    Send an Email

    Sending an email may be done multiple places throughout the software, any of which will automatically create an entry in the communication history. However, if sending to a single member, choosing Send an Email on the Communication tab streamlines the process by automatically selecting the current member’s address.
    Send an email
    1.
    On the Communication tab, click New Communication and click Email with GrowthZone/ChamberMaster or Email with Outlook.
    2.
    If selecting Email with GrowthZone/ChamberMaster, edit the Send an Email fields. See Figure 4-3 and Table 4-2. If selecting Email with Outlook, complete your own email screen and send using your own familiar steps. See “Email Sending Options” for more information.
    3.
    Click Send Email.
    Selecting to include a carbon copy to sender allows a staff person the ability to store and file emails in their own email program and also the ability to view the email as it will be seen by the recipient.
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    Figure 4-3 Send an Email
    Member Management-rd bullet.jpgSend an Email Fields – Table 4-2
    To: Select the email address for the one who should receive this email. Names and email addresses displayed here are pulled from the Contact Information area on the General tab and the individual rep’s email addresses on the Rep tab. Edit these locations to change the email addresses displayed here. The email address from the General tab is the default address displayed.
    From: Select the email address for the one who should be displayed as the sender. Names and email addresses displayed here are pulled from the current list of staff names. Edit the names and email addresses displayed under Employees/ Reps in the Setup menu to change the email addresses displayed here. The email address of the logged-in staff person is the default address displayed.
    Subject: Type a subject for this call. The Subject is used as a title for this entry. Leaving this field blank results in a title of [not specified], which cannot be changed later. (Maximum characters = 100)
    Email Text: Type your email message here. Use standard formatting selections to customize your message.
    Attachments: To add an attachment click Add/Remove Attachments and follow the directions on the screen.
    Include carbon copy to sender: Click to select the Include carbon copy to sender check box to receive a copy of this message at the From address listed above.
    Task: Select a task item that indicates the nature of this communication. If the desired task item is not listed, create your own under Setup->Correspondence Categories. These task items are then available as a Task item across all member records. The ability to add new task items is only available to staff with Administrator level permissions.

    Create and send a letter or fax

    You can create and print letters and fax output using the selection Form Letters under the Communication module. See “Creating a Letter” and “Create and Send Fax Output
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    Figure Selection under Communication->Form Letters

    Refer a member using eReferral

    The eReferral is designed to accomplish two tasks with a single entry - getting desired member information to a consumer while letting the member know that they’ve been referred.

    Pertinent consumer information is entered and then the eReferral tool is used to generate an email message or printout that includes the selected member(s) contact information in referral format.

    You can then choose to pass along the consumer's information to the members you referred. Through a separate optional email message, your member(s) are informed that their business information was passed on to an interested consumer. In turn the consumer's information is provided to your members so they can, if they so choose, provide additional outreach to that consumer.

    Why use eReferrals?

    eReferrals allow you to show give your members' information to consumers when they ask for it. At the same time you can choose to send that consumer's information to your members giving them a lead.
    Every eReferral is recorded allowing you to show your members the value that you are giving them. Each referral means you are pointing customers to their business.
    Take for example, a consumer that calls and asks for a list of restaurants in your area. You enter their contact information in the eReferral screen. After selecting the Restaurant category members as your designated recipients, you click one button to email the detailed restaurant list with addresses, phone numbers, and web site address to the consumer. Then you click one additional button to send an email to the restaurant members with a message indicating that they have been referred. All these steps are handled under one screen.

    If you don't want to send an email to your members that's no problem. You can still record that you referred a member to them so they can see or be shown the added benefit of their membership with your association.

    Send and Record an eReferral

    1. Click the Add button at the top of your database.
    2. Choose eReferral
    Quick steps to send an eReferral

    Details

    1. Click the Add button at the top of your database.
    2. Choose eReferral
    3. Enter in as much or as little Potential Customer information as desired.
    4. Select the members you wish to refer.
      You can select members by name or category. You can also select specific representatives by name or by group.
      Add Referral Recipients
      When selecting members by name or category you can expand the advanced filter section and filter by boolean type (checkbox) member custom fields.
      eReferral Advanced Filter Options
    5. Check off and remove any records you wish to exclude by clicking Remove Selected Recipients
    6. Click Preview final referral recipients list with options to print/email potential customer
      View, Print or Email the referral information
    7. Review the information and at the bottom you can print or email this list to the potential customer.
    8. In the Referral Recipient Options you can select the desired Lead Source (see eReferral Settings below to set up lead sources)
    9. Check or uncheck Send email to Referral Recipients
      Checked will send an email using the options below to those being referred and will record it in the member's communication history.
      Unchecked will just record the eReferral in the member's communication history and will not send an email to your members.
    10. Adjust your Email From, Include Carbon Copy, Subject Line and modify your Message with details about the potential customer if desired.
    11. Click Send and Record Referral or Record Referral

    Change Default eReferral Settings

    1. Click Setup on the main left menu.
    2. In the Information Request section click eReferral Settings/Options
    3. Specify the default eMail From:
    4. Customize the default subject and message for the email being sent to your members.
    5. Customize the default subject and message for the email being sent to the consumer.
    6. If you are using multiple lead sources edit your list of lead sources.
      The first item in the list will be the default lead source.
      Lead source list can be blank. This is an optional field.
    7. Click Save and Exit

    Create a reminder

    Follow-up reminders may be specified for any communication history item which will display as a Reminder in the Task List on the designated date. Follow-Ups may be designated for another staff member to complete by selecting the desired Rep on the Follow-Up entry.

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    Add a Follow-up to an existing entry

    1. Find the desired communication that requires a follow-up on the members’ Communication tab.
    2. If no follow-up entries currently exist, click add follow-up in the Follow-up column on the Communication tab. If follow-ups entries already exist for an item, click the title of the desired event, then click Add a New Follow-up Entry.
      Add a follow-up
    3. Complete the New Follow-Up Entry screen fields.
    4. Click Save & Exit.
      New Follow-Up Entry

    Create new entry and follow-up at the same time

    1. On the Communication tab, click Notes and Follow-Up from the New Communication drop-down menu.
      Select Notes and Follow-UP
    2. Complete the New Correspondence Entry window.
      Create an entry and follow-up at the same time
    3. Click Save.

    Print a single label

    There are multiple places throughout the software to create and print labels for a single member, however, if Print Label is selected on the Communication tab the process is streamlined because the member and it’s representatives are already selected for label output.

    Print a label(s)

    1. On the Communication tab of the desired member, click New Communication and select Print Mailing Label.

    2. Click the check box(es) in front of the desired Addressees.


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    Figure 1: Print Label Screen


    3. Complete the rest of the Mailing Labels screen. See Figure 1.

    4. Click View/Print Labels.

    5. The desired output will display on the screen. On the File menu, click Print.

    6. Click to select the desired printer and click Print.

    7. Click the Close button.

    8. Click Close.

    Download label information

    1.
    On the Communication tab, click New Communication and select Print Mailing Label.
    2.
    Click the check box(es) in front of the desired Addressees.
    3.
    Complete the rest of the Mailing Labels screen.
    4.
    Click Download Labels.
    5.
    Follow the prompts on your screen to either open or save the Comma Separated Value (.csv) file. If the data is displayed immediately, you may wish to select Save from the File menu to ensure this data is available for viewing at a later time.

    Manage Account Information

    Check Current Balance

    The General Information area on the Account tab contains standard account settings such as renewal month, billing contact, billing notes, preference for output and a field displaying an automatically updated balance


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    Figure: General Information area when using integrated billing


    Checking the current balance

    The Current Balance displays the sum of all invoices and payments recorded. Balances displayed in red indicate an amount owed. Balances displayed in black indicate payments that meet or exceed current invoice totals.

    Voluntary fees, if any exist, will not be included in the Current Balance but will display separately next to the balance amount.


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    (QuickBooks Integration only) Balances will display the word UNKNOWN when integrated with QuickBooks but an update of the balance has not taken place yet. Click Refresh QuickBooks data to update the account balance for this member. The connection to QuickBooks must be functioning properly for the balance to refresh.


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    Figure: Unknown balance

    Edit Renewal Month

    Renewal month is the month that the member begins their membership term with you. It is also used when selecting which members should be included in the invoice batch – select members by renewal month.

    Note: Each fee item may also have a designated Renewal Month making it so you can invoice the membership fee on a particular month and other recurring fees on another month. This field is only setting the default value for their account.

    1. On the Account tab, click the Renewal Month arrow to view renewal months.

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      Figure: Account tab – Billing renewal month drop down list displayed

    3. Click the desired renewal month.
    4. Click Save.

    Edit Billing contact

    Note: The Billing Rep (or Contact) is the individual that will receive invoices and receipts by default. The address on the Reps tab for this individual is the address that the bill will be sent to by default.

    If No Rep is Currently Selected

    1. On the Account tab, click select a billing rep in the General Information area.

    2. Click the desired rep name in the Select a member representative list box and then click Continue.


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    Figure 1: Accounts Tab with No Billing Rep Selected


    Note: If the desired rep is not listed in the Select a member representative list box, you may add a rep to this list by selecting Add a New Rep on the Reps tab.


    Change a Selected Rep

    1. On the Account tab, click "change billing rep" in the General Information area.

    2. Click the desired rep name in the Choose a representative list box and then click Continue.


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    Figure 2: Account Tab - Billing Rep Selected


    Remove a Rep

    1. On the Account tab, click "remove billing rep" in the General Information area.

    Notes and Tips:

    • The Billing rep may also be selected or removed on the Reps tab. The checkbox Billing Contact under Personal Information can be selected there instead of making the change on the Account tab.
    • The Billing rep and their billing contact preference may also be selected/changed by the member in the Member Information Center if they have the proper permissions.
    • The address of the Billing rep is the address that invoices are sent to by default.
    • Integrated billing: If a Billing rep is changed to a different person or a different address AFTER an invoice has been created, the old invoice will not automatically be updated with the new address. To update the old invoice to the name/address of the new Billing rep, click into the invoice, click edit in the Bill To: box, and click choose rep and select the appropriate new name.

    Change a Selected Rep 2

    Change a selected rep
    1.
    On the Account tab, click change billing rep in the General Information area
    2.
    Click the desired rep name in the Select a member representative list box and then click Continue.
    You can also change the Billing Rep by selecting the “Billing Rep” checkmark on the Reps tab for the desired individual. Either location will change the billing rep. The member may also select the Billing Rep in the Member Information Center with proper permissions.
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    FIGURE 5-7 Account tab – billing rep selected
    Remove a rep
    1.
    On the Account tab, click remove billing rep in the General Information area.

    Setup automatic recurring credit card or ACH billing

    You can allow your members to save their payment information for re-use and you can setup their dues billing to use that saved information as well.

    How It Works

    With stored payments enabled, members who are paying online for membership or simply an event registration will have the option to save their credit card information. The next time they need to make a payment they can select a saved card and that will save them the time spent entering that information. All credit card information is stored within Authorize.Net's Customer Information Manager (CIM) which provides a secure method of storing credit/debit card or bank account information.

    As an added benefit with saved cards/bank accounts enabled your staff can setup a member's account to automatically bill their saved card for their membership dues.

    Requirements

    • Must use Authorize.net as your payment processor.
    • Need to have the Customer Information Manager enabled on your Authorize.net Account. See instructions for setting this up here.
    • Must have a plus edition or higher version database.

    Setup

    1. Setup your Authorize.net account to allow for saved card and bank account information.
    2. Enable ability to securely store and access epayment profiles in ChamberMaster / GrowthZone
      1. Go to Setup
      2. Open the Billing Options and Settings
      3. Expand the Credit Cards section
      4. Enable Securely store credit/debit card information for re-use
      5. (Optional) If eChecks is enabled with Authorize.Net (ACH), then enable the ability to Allow payment with bank account information
      6. Click Save
    3. Setup and assign the recurring fee amounts on your customer accounts, which includes assigning the fee and adding an epayment profile.
    4. Create the monthly epayment batch which immediately charges their account and creates the billing transaction(s) in ChamberMaster / GrowthZone


    *Requires Integrated Billing; Authorize.NET AIM integration; CIM enabled at Authorize.NET for credit/debit card management; and eCheck enabled at Authorize.NET for ACH bank drafts. Note: Authorize.NET gateway emulators are not supported at this time.
    Note to legacy ‘ACH’ users: In order to integrate the recurring automatic ACH selection with the option that we've called "ACH" for many years, we renamed the old "ACH" selections to "Manual epayment" (Oct 2014). It still works the way it used to but now the new automated selections are integrated into these same choices.

    Membership Fees and Dues

    The Membership Fees and Dues area is where you schedule the fees that will be invoiced for your members. This area lists recurring and one-time fees and dues that have not yet been invoiced or are invoiced on a regular basis. One-time fees will not display here once they have been invoiced. New fees and dues may be added to a member’s account by selecting Assign Fee Items.


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    Figure: Membership Fees & Dues
    • Assign a fee or due to a member
    • Remove or edit a fee or due for a particular member
    • Assign a fee with a start and stop date
    • Invoice a one-time item
    • View transaction history

    Add a New Fee or Due to a Member

    1. Click Members in the left-hand menu and select the desired member.
    2. Click the Account tab.
    3. In the Membership Fees and Dues area, click Assign Fee Items.
    4. Complete the Assign a Member Fee Item fields.
    5. Click Save & Exit.
      Membership Fees & Dues area
      • To make sure this fee item is included in the recurring invoice batch, set the Billing Cycle to a frequency of Annual, Semi-Annual, Quarterly, or Monthly.
      • In the Standard edition or below, fee item frequency starts on the Renewal Month specified on the Members account and does not have an option within each fee assignment for a different month.
      • If the Status on a Fee Item is set to Active in Date Range, (only available with Plus edition or greater) an option is available to place a start date and expiration on a fee item.
      • Charge to ACH, debit or credit card selection displays options for setting the fee to be automatically billed.
      Assign a Member Fee Item fields (Plus edition or greater)
      Assign a Member Fee Item fields (Standard edition or below)

    Note: The Next Billed column in the Membership Fees and Dues area reflects the name of the monthly batch that this fee/due will be included in or already has been included in. This column will automatically display the next billing month when the current date passes that month. For instance, if the current date is February 2011 and a fee/due is set to be billed in February 2011, the Next Billed column will display February 2011 until March 1, 2011; then it will automatically switch and display February 2012. To see if a particular fee/due has been billed, refer to the transactions displayed in the Transaction History area.

    Remove or Edit a Fee or Due for a Particular Member

    Remove a fee
    Removing fees, assigning new fees and editing fees is only available to staff with Finance or Administrator level permissions.
    1.
    On the Account tab, click the check box in front of the fee/due in the Membership Fees and Dues area that you desired to remove.
    2.
    Click Remove Selected Fee Items.
    Edit a fee item
    Changes made in this manner are effective only for this specific member. To edit the fee item for all associated members, select Membership Fees and Dues from the Setup menu.
    1.
    On the Account tab, click the Name of the fee/due that you wish to edit.
    2.
    Edit the Edit Member Fee Items screen.
    3.
    Click Save & Exit.

    Assign Fee with Start and Stop Date

    Note: This applies to users with Plus Edition or greater

    While creating or modifying a Fee Item assignment on a Member’s account, a Status of Active in Date Range may be specified. This will allow a start date and expiration date to be assigned to this particular Fee Item.

    In the figure below, a Membership Plus Pak fee of $10 will be billed each month starting March 2010 with the final billing in December 2010. The total amount billed for this fee item during the year 2010 would be $100.


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    Figure: Fee Item with Date Range assigned (Plus edition or greater with integrated Billing)

    Invoice a One-Time Item

    One-time items may be invoiced one member at a time on their Account tab, or you may generate all one-time invoices together at the same time.

    Integrated Billing Users: To generate invoices for all one-time invoices for all members in a single step, select Billing->Invoices tab. Then select Monthly Renewals for the Batch Type and specify One-Time Fees Only for the Billing Month.


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    CQI Users: To generate invoices for all one-time invoices for all members in a single step, select Include One Time invoices when selecting Generate Recurring Member Invoices in the QuickBooks menu. Note: CQI is a legacy product replaced by Integrated Billing


    Create a Single One-Time Invoice

    1. On the Account tab, ensure that the one-time fee has been added in the Membership Fees and Dues area. If not, click Assign Fee Items and add the one-time fee.

    2. Click invoice now in the Frequency column for the desired one-time fee.

    3. Edit the Invoice Options fields (see Figure 2 for QuickBooks integration example) or make desired changes to invoice fields (See Figure 3 for integrated Billing example). CQI Users Only: Ensure that the check box(es) in front of the desired invoice items are selected. You may click to select any or all one-time fees to be included on this invoice.

    4. Click Create Invoice Now (CQI) or click Save (Integrated Billing). The invoice is automatically created at this time.

    Note: If connected via the CQI, the QuickBooks connection must be active in order to complete this transaction.


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    Figure 2: Invoice One-Time Item (CQI example shown)


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    Figure 3: Invoice One-Time Item (Integrated Billing example)

    Viewing transaction history (QuickBooks using CQI)

    Invoice Activity (QuickBooks integration only) Invoice Activity displays all invoices for this member by reading QuickBooks data (QuickBooks integration only). Invoices are not generated here but the list can be sorted, printed, or downloaded. With QuickBooks Integration you may need to click Refresh QuickBooks Data in order to view the current list of invoices.

    Figure 5-18 Invoice Activity (QuickBooks integration only) Sort the invoice list 1. On the Account tab, click the heading of the desired column in the Invoice Activity area. The screen will refresh and be sorted in ascending order according to the selected column. With QuickBooks integration, you may wish to update the invoice list by selecting Refresh All Invoices/Payments at the bottom of the screen or by clicking Refresh QuickBooks Data at the top of the screen. Print the invoice list 1. On the Account tab, click Print Invoice List in the Invoice Activity area. 2. The desired output will display on the screen. On the File menu, click Print or click Print at the bottom of the screen. 3. Click to select the desired printer and click Print. 4. Click Close. Download the invoice list 1. On the Account tab, click Download Invoice List in the Invoice Activity area. 2. Follow the prompts on your screen to either open or save the Comma Separated Value (.csv) file. If the data is displayed immediately, you may wish to select Save from the File menu to ensure this data is available for viewing at a later time. Payment Activity (QuickBooks Integration only) With QuickBooks Integration you may need to click Refresh QuickBooks Data in order to view the current list of payments. If the member has never been created in QuickBooks, member synchronization must happen first. See Chapter 5, “Manage Account Information” - - General Information, Synchronization for more information. Payment Activity displays all payments for this member by reading QuickBooks data (QuickBooks integration only) or from the integrated billing program. Payments are not entered here but the list can be sorted, printed, or downloaded.

    Figure 5-19 Payment Activity (QuickBooks integration only) Sort the payment list With QuickBooks integration, you may wish to update the payment list by selecting Refresh All Invoices/Payments at the bottom of the screen or by clicking Refresh QuickBooks Data at the top of the screen. 1. On the Account tab, click the heading of the desired column in the Payment Activity area. The screen will refresh and be sorted in ascending order according to the selected column. Print the payment list 1. On the Account tab, click Print Payment List in the Payment Activity area. 2. The desired output will display on the screen. On the File menu, click Print or click Print at the bottom of the screen. 3. Click to select the desired printer and click Print. 4. Click Close. Download the payment list 1. On the Account tab, click Download Payment List in the Payment Activity area. 2. Follow the prompts on your screen to either open or save the Comma Separated Value (.csv) file. If the data is displayed immediately, you may wish to select Save from the File menu to ensure this data is available for viewing at a later time.

    Transaction History (integrated Billing only)

    Transaction History displays all invoices, payments, credits, and sales receipts from integrated Billing. New invoices, sales receipts, payments, and credits may be created here by those with Finance or Administrator permission.


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    Transaction History (Integrated Billing Only)


    Sort the Payment List

    1. On the Account tab, click the heading of the desired column in the Transaction History area. The screen will refresh and be sorted in ascending order according to the selected column. Click the column title again to sort in descending order.

    Filter the Transaction History view

    1. On the Account tab, click the arrow in the View dropdown list. Select the desired view selection.

    2. Click more… to view transaction from a different date range.


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    Filter Transaction History

    View Individual Member Stats

    The Stats tab gives staff the ability to view and print the member’s event activity, web site hit statistics, the member’s Hot Deal hit statistics, and reports showing the member’s accounts receivable billing history, and a profile of the member’s account. To view reports for all members on a single report, click Reports in the left-hand menu.
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    Figure: Stats tab selections
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    Event activity reports
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    Web Hits / Statistics
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    Billing report for a particular member
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    Other individual member reports

    Event Activity

    As the Guest List in the Events module is updated to include registered member representatives, the Event Activity list on the Stats tab will automatically reflect their attendance. Only those with a status of Registered will appear in the Event Activity list. If their name shows in the Actual Attendees column, that means that they were checked off as actually attended under Events-Guest List- view/edit attendance list or checked off as attended using the app for staff.


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    Billing

    The Stats tab allows staff to pull all accounts receivable history on to one screen for viewing, printing, and exporting. If using QuickBooks integration, the CQI service must be available in order to generate this report.
    This information is also available under the Account tab in the Transaction History area. (or Invoice and Payments area if using the CQI connection)
     
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    Figure 6-6 A/R History report
    View/print A/R History report
    1.
    On the Stats tab, click Billing (if not already open). If Billing is already open, clicking it will close the selection.
    2.
    Click A/R History.
    3.
    You may view the report or also print the report by selecting Print. Then from the File menu, click Print. Make desired selections and click OK.
    Download A/R History report
    1.
    On the Stats tab, click Billing (if not already open). If Billing is already open, clicking it will close the selection.
    2.
    Click A/R History.
    3.
    You may view the report or also download the report by selecting Download Report. Follow the prompts on your screen to either open or save the Comma Separated Value (.csv) file. If the data is displayed immediately, you may wish to select Save from the File menu to ensure this data is available for viewing at a later time.

    Other Individual Member Reports

    The Member Profile report will allow staff to view and print information associated with a member’s account. The report will vary in size depending on the selections made.

    View/Print the Member Profile Report

    1.On the Stats tab, click Other Reports (if not already open). If the Other Reports is already open, clicking it will close the selection.

    2. Click Member Profile.

    3. Click to select the desired check box(es).

    4. Click View/Print Report. You may view the report or also print the report by selecting Print from your browser software. Make desired selections and click OK.


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    Figure: Member Profile check box

    View/Print the Member Benefit Report

    1. On the Stats tab, click Other Reports (if not already open). If the Other Reports is already open, clicking it will close the selection.

    2. Click Member Benefit.

    3. Click Print Report if desired.

    Note: The Member Benefit report is also available by selecting Member Benefit Summary report from the Membership Reports – Individual Members in the Reports module.


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    Figure: Member Benefit report

    Individual Rep Logins

    Password protected access to the Member Information Center is available* to each individual rep.

    • Each rep must have a unique login and password within your database
    • Permissions, designated by the office staff, are assigned to a permission set
    • A Permission set is assigned to each individual rep

    A login for each rep provides opportunity to limit permissions based on login name, giving more permission to certain reps and less to others. Other advantages exist as well, such better tracking and more opportunities for participation in features such social interaction.

    Case Study

    The member Ace Hardware who has three reps listed on the Reps tab would have three logins associated with their account.

    • One rep could be assigned the Billing permission set and only allowed to login and pay bills.
    • Another rep could be assigned the Standard permission set so that they can register for events and update their own profile.
    • The third rep could be assigned the Primary permission set which allows them to edit the company information and post jobs and deals on behalf of the member.
    • Custom permission sets may be also created and assigned to provide additional detailed control.

    How to Know if Your Rep Has a Login Assigned

    1. Click Members in the left-hand menu.

    2. Click the Reps tab.

    3. Scroll to the bottom of the screen. Open the section titled “Login Permissions for...”.

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    4. Look to see if there is a Login Name listed.

    5. If not you can send an invite to your rep so they can create their own login.

    • Customers that joined us before the winter of 2011 will only have a single member login enabled (one login per member found on Members->Web tab) unless rep logins have been assigned/created since then. Without rep logins, control of what is seen in the Member Center happens member by member – not rep by rep.

    Creating Rep Login/Password

    How to send the "create account" email invitation to reps.

    When Are Rep Logins and Passwords Created?

    Using the pre-defined email template “Create Login Account Invitation” (or one created by you), your representatives will be able to create their own login account and immediately access the Member Information Center. This should be done when you first get your database and are ready for members to start logging in. It can also be done at any time that you desire to encourage more reps to create their personal account.
    Any rep may have a login and password created they are added to the Reps tab. You may create a login for them right there or there is a link to send them an invitation (recommended).
    Members that have Read/Write permissions to Employees/Reps have the ability to add a new representative to their membership list. At the completion of creating a rep, there is an opportunity to send an email invitation to this rep so they can create their own login account.

    Sending a mass email invitation to create login account

    Watch a video on how to send the "create account" email invitation.

    1. A mass email may be sent to your representatives inviting them to create a login and access the Member Information Center.
      Ensure that all representatives are marked with the proper role assignment. Look at the selection of Primary and Billing on the Members -> Reps tab in the Personal Information area for this role assignment.
      Hint: Run a custom representative report that includes the fields “Is Primary Contact” or “Is Billing Contact” to ensure you’ve assigned the desired role for each rep. Default permissions are assigned according to this role but may be changed or overridden later if desired.
    2. Select Communication in the left-hand menu.
    3. Click New Email to Multiple Members.
    4. Select the desired recipients
      Hint: Select representative email addresses using the choices under Add Representatives. If sending to a member email (choices under Add Members), the primary rep will be invited. Although this works, your member may be asked for more verification information.
    5. Click Edit with ChamberMaster / GrowthZone.
    6. Select the predefined template called “Create Login Account Invitation”.
      Add your own subject line and make desired changes if desired. No changes are necessary though – only if you desire. The personalized link in the email is what will allow them to create their login with appropriate permissions.
      Note: you may also create your own email and simply embed the personalize account creation link using the mail merge field title “Create Account Link”. Find this field by clicking Add Database Field, open the Rep Contact Information section, and select Create Account Link. This will populate with the specific registration link needed for each rep that receives the email. See this video starting at 4:20.
      Predefined template for creating representative logins
    7. Click Send Email Now.
      Create Account Screen
      When the email is received and the personalized link is selected, the rep will be brought to a screen where they may create their own login and password. Their email address will be suggested as the Login Name. Or if not available, then another suggestion will be provided. They will be allowed immediate access to the Member Information Center.
      Notification if account has already been created.
      Note: Those that already have a login created will receive a message that an account has already been created. They will be redirected to the login page or to the page where they can request a reminder.

    Create a single login account

    The following procedure will create a single login account for a member representative.

    1. In the Members module, select the desired member from the Members drop-down list at the top of the screen.

    2. Click the Reps tab.

    3. Click the name of the desired rep so that they are highlighted.

    4. Make sure the proper role is assigned to them under the Personal Information area: "Primary", "Billing" or neither of these which would indicate a "Standard" role).

    Note: The role selection will determine the permissions given to this rep in the Member Information Center. You can choose another permission set for this rep, but initially the permissions granted will default to one of three default sets: Primary, Billing, or Standard. You may modify the details of each of the sets or create your own if needed.


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    Figure: "Primary" and "Billing" role checkboxes. In this example, Brian Anchor’s role is set at “Standard” (the lack of either checkbox)

    5. Scroll to the bottom and open the "Login Permissions" area.


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    6. Best Practice Method: If no login has been assigned yet, click "send them an invitation".

    Note: This will open the email editor with a personalized invitation ready to be sent. Make desired changes such as a different subject line if desired or additional wording. No changes are necessary though - only if you desire. The personalized link in the email is what will allow them to create their login with appropriate permissions.


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    6. Alternate Method: If no login has been assigned yet, click "Create their login right now".

    Note: This alternate step will bring you to a screen that is auto-populated with the identifying information for the rep. Click "Continue" and enter the desired password on the second screen. This option is appropriate if you are conversing with the rep at that moment and want to provide them with immediate access. Tell them the temporary password you’ve created for them but remind them to login and change it to something they will remember once they get logged in.


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    7. Click Send Email Now.

    When the email is received and the personalized link is selected, the rep will be brought to a screen where they may create their own login and password. Their email address will be suggested as the Login Name. Or if not available, then another suggestion will be provided. They will be allowed immediate access to the Member Information Center.


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    Joined Login Names

    Prior to February 21, 2014, if a member or staff person had multiple logins, they could be combined (joined) so that one login and password would display a list of all databases where you had credentials. Essentially, this feature allowed you to join multiple accounts of a single individual together.

    Joining Login Names Removed

    Although it was beneficial to a handful of associations that administered multiple databases or for office staff that liked using the same login to access the Member Information Center, it was not as friendly to members of associations that would receive a message indicating that their login ID was already “in use” even though it wasn’t used within their own database. The confusion outweighed the benefits. And with a new feature allowing office staff to access the Member Information Center from the backoffice using the “impersonate” feature, the need for tying a staff and member login together became less necessary.

    What about staff logins previously joined?

    For those staff members that had this in place prior to Feb 2014, this feature still functions. Logging in at www.chamberlogin.com or http://app.memberzone.com with a login that is tied to multiple databases or to multiple accounts will display a selection window. See below.


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    Figure: Example of Green Valley staff person that has a login name that is also tied to a member record for Eastside Chiropractic.


    What about member/rep logins previously joined?

    For any members that may have belonged to multiple databases that had previously joined their accounts together, they will still be able to use those logins but it will not present a list of options. They will instead be logged into one database and the database that is accessed will be determined by the website they are on when they select to login.
    For example, a member may have previously joined together their login credentials to both the Green Valley Chamber and the North Shore Chamber. Logging in using a link on the Green Valley Chamber website will log them into the Green Valley Chamber database*. Using the link on the North Shore Chamber website, will log them into the North Shore Chamber database. If this member logs in from www.chamberlogin.com (or http://app.memberzone.com for our MemberZone customers), then they will be asked for a bit more information to determine which database they would like to access. See figure below.
    • This feature uses a referral URL to determine which database that they must be trying to access


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    Figure: Screen that appears to determine which database a member is attempting to access


    Tip and Best Practice: To avoid seeing this screen and get quicker access to the database, members should use the login link that is located on their association’s website.

    Hint: This screen above is trying to match identifying information that is listed under Setup->Organization Information. Members only need to provide enough information to be unique among all databases. For instance, if no other association has the same zip code in our database, then that is enough. Otherwise, more information must be filled out until it only matches one database.

    Rep Login Permissions

    Reps may be limited in what they can access in the Member information Center using permission assignments. Permissions exist to allow members to pay bills, change their company profile, post deals or jobs, view reports, modify their own information, and other. These permissions may be grouped together in a permission set.

    Permission sets are a named group of individual rights that are granted to a rep.

    Using the automatic inherited rights assignment that is based on the role assignment of Primary, Billing, or Standard may be all you need.

    Four permission sets are created by default but others may be created as needed. Click a section below to learn more.

    View and modify the permissions assigned to an individual rep by accessing the Login Permissions area in the Members->Reps tab. The available permissions that may be assigned to a rep are controlled by the settings under Setup > Member Login Area Options and Settings.

    Inherited or Custom Permissions

    Rep Permissions

    Default Permission Sets

    Managing Rep Permission Sets

    Setting Maximum Permissions

    Why Individual Rep Logins

    Customers that joined us before the winter of 2011 will only have a single member login enabled (one login per member) unless rep logins have been intentionally been created for your reps.

    View the logins that are already assigned. You can invite your reps to create their own login using a mass email or invite them one at a time.

    Advantages to Individual Rep Logins

    • Unique permissions may be assigned to each individual; limited access to certain reps

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    Note: Sample permission sets that may be assigned

    • Tracking of changes/edits made in the Member Center can be traced back to a specific rep when viewing the “Member Record Updates” report.
    • Provides better security for your member. In cases where an individual leaves a company; you will now be able to disable that "rep login", instead of having to retire the old "member" login and assign a new one.
    • Follows best practice security recommendations to provide a unique login for each individual instead of using group logins
    • Ability to participate in all opportunities in Member Information Center v 4.

    Login Error Messages

    The account has been disabled
    Reason: The rep has a login and password but no selections were made to enable their login account.
    Solution: Login to your software and select the affected rep under Members->Reps. Check the permission set that the rep is assigned to and make sure the “Login to MIC” is enabled.

    Custom Fields (Members and Reps)

    Custom Fields are designed to give ultimate flexibility in managing your data. When adding a custom field, you will create a database field that is available across all member records for tracking additional desired information.

    Custom Member Fields

    • Are viewed on each member's record.
    • Are included as fields on a custom report.
    • Are included in the download from a custom report.
    • Are used to filter the records in the Members module.
    • Are included on the Membership Application
    • Are made available to members to view and/or modify within the Member Information Center (v4 only)
    • May be included as a search filter within the member directory within the Member Information Center (v4 only)

    Note: Additional custom fields may also be created to use on individual representatives, event registrations and within your groups.

    Custom Field Types

    Text: Displays a field where text can be entered. Maximum size: 8000 characters

    Boolean (True/False): Displays a check box that can be selected or cleared.

    Date/Time: Displays a field where a date can be entered in many formats i.e. 9-7-06, 9-7-06, Sep 7 2006, Sep 7 06, 9/7/06 but once saved, will always display in the following format: 09/07/2006

    Number - Integer: Displays a field where whole numbers may be entered. Maximum size: 10 whole numbers

    Number - Decimal: Displays a field where numbers with up to 2 decimal values may be entered. Maximum size: 14 whole numbers, 2 decimal values

    Drop Down List: Displays your designated list of options that may be selected.

    Add a Custom Field

    1. On the General tab, click Add/Edit Custom Fields in the Custom Fields area.
    2. Click Add a Field.

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      Figure 1-26 Add custom fields

    4. Type desired field name (maximum characters: 128)
    5. Click the Data Type arrow.
    6. Click the desired data type.
      1. If the selected data type is Text, type the desired Text Size.
      2. If the selected data type is Drop Down List, enter the desired list of items.


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      Figure 1-26a Sample Drop Down List custom field

    7. Click Continue.
    8. Click Save & Exit.

    Remove a Custom Field

    1. On the General tab, click Add/Edit Custom Fields in the Custom Fields area.
    2. Click to select the check box at the end of the row of the Field Name that you wish to remove.
    3. Click Remove Selected Fields.
    4. Click Save & Exit.
    5. Note: All data in the custom field will be deleted.

    Rename a Custom Field

    1. On the General tab, click Add/Edit Custom Fields in the Custom Fields area.
    2. Click in the text of the Field Name.
    3. Make the desired field name change.
    4. Click Save & Exit.

    Change the Sort Order for Custom Field Display

    1. On the General tab, click Add/Edit Custom Fields in the Custom Fields area.
    2. Click and drag the field to the desired location.

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      Figure 1-26b Click and drag the field to the desired location

    4. Click Save & Exit.

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