On February 2, 2021 TWOQC launched a new way to stay connected to its members: GroupWorks.
GroupWorks is a free club management platform that simplifies member communications, handles event scheduling, collects payments, and frees up quality time for group leaders and members to do more of what we love, having FUN! Many of our Quail Creek Units and clubs already use GroupWorks to manage their groups.
On February 2, members received an email inviting them to join TWOQC on GroupWorks. Already a GroupWorks member with other groups/clubs? Then simply login, accept the invitation, and TWOQC will be added to your groups’ list.
If you are new to GroupWorks, the email sent to TWOQC members provides login information that you will use to create your own GroupWorks account/profile. If you are not confident when it comes to computers, no problem. We are here to help you. A training manual created by Sandy D. was emailed to members on January 26. The recorded training session (video), held on February 5 for members, walks you through much of the platform. Both of these items are on TWOQC’s GroupWorks group account.
This is an exciting new step for TWOQC and look forward to you joining us in GroupWorks! If you are a NEW TWOQC member since all of this activity occurred or for other questions, email TWOQC’s GW Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Some of you may have concerns about joining GroupWorks. If that is you, we have this shortlist of “Myths about GroupWorks” to share.
Myth #1: If I subscribe to GroupWorks I am going to get all kinds of junk email from outside groups.
Truth: GroupWorks does not sell advertising to any vendors.
Myth #2: If I join GroupWorks I am going to get emails from them every day about TWOQC happenings.
Truth: You can set up your profile to receive emails as often as you like, or not to receive them at all.
Myth #3: If I join GroupWorks everyone will have access to my personal information.
Truth: Only your name (first, last), email, and City/ Zip Code are required, however TWOQC requests that members include at least one phone number. (Having a phone number for each member enables us to reach you more quickly (for example, maybe you have been bumped up on an event waitlist).)
Myth #4: I already am on GroupWorks with another group. Now I will have to have two accounts.
Truth: If you are already on GroupWorks then TWOQC will just be added to your group’s list which is shown on the top left panel on GroupWorks. You keep your same login information.
Myth #5: I don’t need GroupWorks to get my information and to make my reservations.
Truth: It is true that we will continue to communicate with you through the Monthy Message and the website. However, the majority of our members-only communications will come through GroupWorks, so those subscribed to GW will receive information about upcoming events before those who are not.
You will want to know that GroupWorks subscribers will also have first opportunity to make reservations for many events. Without GroupWorks, you may miss out on many fun events if they fill before the Monthly Message comes out.