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You will probably want a domain name like your-club.org.uk. UK domain names are included in our prices. Domain names are subject to availability. [back]
We'll help you set background and font colours in keeping with your club colours. We'll also show you how to include your club logo. Lions', Rotary and Round Table clubs can opt to use the latest national club branding.
Using bold and italics, with heading and sub-heading styles, together with alignment options (left and right align, centred and justified) you can enhance text and images.
No need to keep all your information on one page. Once you've established your "Home" page you can add pages such as "Events" and "Contact Us" and pages unique to your club - you choose the name for the menu. Each page is prepared in a draft format, once you are happy with the content you can publish the pages for all to see. With Club-Sites all pages are easily updated at any time. [back]
A Calendar of Events is vital to any club. Using the simple form provided you can update your events calendar quickly and easily. Events can be flagged as public or members only, and you can also choose to include notable public dates such as Christmas and Easter. [back]
The on-line event organiser provides clubs with a rota or attendance list that can be updated by members on-line. Large projects such as Christmas charity collections or on-going projects such as duty rotas or attendance lists such as social occasions, often rely on passing around a spreadsheet with the overall plan, only the holder of the latest version is up-to-date; the event organiser can be seen by everyone at the same time. Members can sign-up or remove themselves, the changed plan is available immediately to all.
Embed videos from YouTube in your website. Whether you have recorded an event or want to show a technical demonstation you will increase the opportunity for people to find your website via YouTube and improve your reader's insight into your club.
Upload images and logos from your own files, don't worry about the size of the image, Club-Sites will automatically adjust it accordingly. [back]
There are several templates to choose from; you can try out a few before settling on one. The page background colour is automatically set to white but we can select a shade to reflect your club's logo colour if you prefer. [back]
Easy-to-use style sheets with font styles and sizes set up ready for you to start typing - it's as easy as using a word processor:
Fonts have been established so you just need to choose, paragraph text, side heading or full heading styles as appropriate, enhancing text with bold and/or italics for special emphasis. Text can be set to automatically centre itself on a page or justify right or left as required.
You're not limited to putting text in preset boxes, Club-Sites works like a word processor, you layout the page to your own design. As you type, the page takes shape immediately so what you see is what you get. [back]
An email system with up to 100 email addresses based on your domain name, all protected by comprehensive spam filtering and virus checking:
You can have up to 100 email addresses based on your domain name, so you can set up individuals, generic addresses such as info@ or committees like fundraising@ to receive emails. You may find groups like fundraisingcommittee@ or socialcommittee@ useful or there may be committees/groups specific to your club. They're easy to set up, so you can have as many or as few as you need. [back]
A ready-made Contact Us form that will pass enquiries straight through to an email address nominated by you:
Setting up forms is time-consuming so we've developed one for you. Completed Contact Us forms are then sent direct to one or more email addresses nominated by you. [back]
Keeping a website up-to-date can be quite a significant workload; sharing responsibility with other club members saves time and speeds up the release of information. The multi-user editing function allows individuals in various committees to prepare and update pages; these can be set to be moderated by the administrator before publication on the website. The Tutorial gives full instructions on how to set up the various editing levels. [back]
Earn money from your website
We can set-up an affiliate scheme that could earn you money each time one of your visitors clicks on a special text link or banner. If you offer related goods or services, your visitors will often take your recommendation. The affiliate company we use offer everything from holidays to perfumes to reading glasses. Commission varies but averages 5%. An example for magazine subscriptions is shown below. It is not intrusive but if you prefer, you can have a simple text link. Give it a try!