If you’re taking the time to read this blog article, chances are you are an adult. You’ve gone through different stages of growth: from baby to toddler, from being a toddler to childhood, from childhood to being a teenager, and so on. As you grew from a baby to a teen, you had to change clothing size several times. The clothes you wore as a baby wouldn’t fit you as a toddler anymore. Your childhood clothes didn’t fit you as a teenager. Your legs grew longer and your old jeans couldn’t go below your ankles. Your torso grew and your old t-shirts looked more like crop tops. You had to toss away or donate your shoes because they became too tight. You outgrew your childhood clothes. It was time to get rid of them and get some new clothes that would fit you properly.
Same goes for a Membership Management Software. As your membership grows, you have to re-evaluate if your Membership Management Software is still a good fit for your growing organization. How do you know if it’s time to find a new, better fitting tool? Well, here are a few reasons why it would be time get a more suitable Membership Management Software:
Members Limit Reached
If it’s quite obvious that if you’ve reached the limit of members allowed in your Membership Management Software, it is time for a new one that will accommodate your organization’s size. It’s a high quality problem to have as an organization. It means you are on the right track and are providing enough value for people to want to join your organization. You’ve reached the limit and now you have to say goodbye to that old software that has served so well over the years.
Minimal Software Updates
Technology is changing and evolving at such a rapid pace. Not too long ago touchscreen technology hit the market. When the first touchscreen device became available, it was such a revolutionary step for the phone industry. People were beyond amazed. Since then, every cell phone now is a touchscreen phone. It became so common that the sense of awe we had has completely worn off. Touchscreen phones have now gone through so many changes and updates that the first touchscreen devices now look like ancient fossils.
Membership Management Software is no different. A good Membership Management Software should be changing with the times; it should adapt and keep up with the latest technological upgrades and breakthroughs. A software that is not compatible with today’s technology is absolutely useless. A good Membership Management Software must be updated fairly regularly and be compatible with new operating systems. If your software is not being updated, then rest assured that sooner or later you will have to get a new one.
Local Access Only
Nowadays, it is very impractical for most softwares to not have remote access. If your Membership Management Software cannot be accessed anywhere you have internet connection, then it is a very big reason to get a new one. In today’s world, there is almost no excuse for a software to not have cloud connectivity. Connecting to the cloud and allowing you to work from anywhere you have internet access is becoming crucially vital. Being able to access your work and information from anywhere there is an internet connection is not only an added convenience, but it can also tremendously increase your productivity. Just think about what is going on right now in the world. The coronavirus pandemic has made it so that people cannot come to the office. Those who have access to their work through the internet are able to stay productive and keep moving forward.
If you’re experiencing any of these: reaching the cap on the number of members you can have, minimal software updates, and no cloud connectivity, then you should be shopping for new Membership Management Software. Our Membership Management Software, MemberBoss, is dynamic, simple and effective. If you’d like to learn more, feel free to Book a Demo and don’t forget to subscribe to The Boss Blog to get more helpful tips for you and your members.