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4 Ways to Maintain Communication with Your Families During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made businesses around the world question their current strategies, especially childcare...

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6 Reasons Today’s Parent Experience isn’t Working and How to Fix It

You and your team have a lot of parents to keep up with. Sticky notes and enrollment binders can only go so far when...

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Influential Women in the Early Childhood Education Sector: Elicia Bingham

We may not always realise it but the educators in each childcare centre are the backbone of every child’s development,...

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Increase Childcare Enrollment Not Costs – 3 Reasons to Dump the Subscriptions

How many different subscriptions are you paying for? And no, I don't mean Netflix. 

With so many areas of your business...

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4 Tips to Maximise Your Leads and Occupancy During School Holidays

Do you notice a recurring drop in occupancy during the school holidays? Are your families regularly pulling their...

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3 Ways to Boost Retention in the Pre-Enrollment Stage

Are you up to date on the retention timeline?  

There are 4 (not 3) important dates worth jotting down on your...

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4 Steps to Track Your Center’s Enrollment Retention Rate

The cost of turnover is extremely high. It's estimated that it costs twice as much to attract new families to your...

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How to Celebrate Halloween with the Children in Your Center

Halloween can be scary for young children. We’ve come up with 6 kid-friendly Halloween activities that are fun and sure...

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4 Ways to Promote Your Children's Week Activities

Children's week is an important event for children and organisations all over Australia. This year's theme - "Children...

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5 Activities to Do with Your Centre’s Children During Australia’s Children's Week

The education and development of children is vital for our future. Organisations in the education sector such as...

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4 Ways to Maintain Communication with Your Families During COVID-19

By Pikka Turangan on Nov 23, 2021 12:15:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has made businesses around the world question their current strategies, especially childcare centres. It's important to not lose touch of your families at this time, but rather to maintain strong and consistent communication with ...

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3 ChildcareCRM Features You Should Use Every Day to Save Time

By Sierra Rossing on Oct 19, 2021 6:30:00 AM

Your ChildcareCRM software can help you do much more than just store family information and send follow-up communications. Take advantage of ChildcareCRM’s functionality to save time, boost productivity, and increase organization across your entire...

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Keep Your Waitlist Engaged with these 9 Email Templates

By Sierra Rossing on Oct 14, 2021 12:15:23 PM

It's key to check in with your waitlisted or 'on hold' families at regular intervals. These touch bases allow you to make sure they’re still interested in your center and have not decided to enroll somewhere else. We've written 9 lead nurturing emails...

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What to Expect at ChildcareCRM's 2021 User Event

By Sierra Rossing on Sep 30, 2021 11:01:31 AM

12 years ago, at a dining room table, ChildcareCRM was born. Now, we're stronger, faster, and better than ever with a team of employees spanning two continents and more than 4,000 users all over the globe.

Our Annual User Event is the one time a year...

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3 Ways to Retain Your Childcare Staff and Enrolled Families

By Sierra Rossing on Sep 30, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Employee and family turnover can take a toll on both your mental and physical health, as well as the financial health of your childcare organization. However, there are 3 tactful ways you can retain both your staff and enrolled families.

ECE Expert,...

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3 Important Dates in The Enrollment Probationary Period

By Sierra Rossing on Sep 29, 2021 6:30:00 AM

Following a child’s start date, most parents give you a ‘probation period’ of 2-3 months to see if they made the right decision for care. These important deadlines include essential steps to ensuring your enrolled families remain happy with their choice...

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Differentiate Your Center with Digital Multi-Language Registration Forms

By Sierra Rossing on Sep 28, 2021 11:35:12 AM

We’re all looking for ways to streamline repetitive tasks and save time. However, an emerging business trend across all industries is a focus on how to advocate for and serve underrepresented groups in new ways.  

At ChildcareCRM, we’ve found a way to ...

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CRM vs CMS: The Answers You Have Been Looking For

By Pikka Turangan on Sep 23, 2021 5:02:00 PM

When you think about the best complimentary items, you might think about tea and biscuits, or popcorn and a movie. We are going to introduce to you a new complimentary item that is important to have in a centre for success and long-term stability.  

You...

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Users, Here's What You Need to Know About ChildcareFORMS Payments

By Adrianna Lacarra on Sep 21, 2021 10:16:28 AM

ChildcareFORMS Payments takes the hassle out of fee payment by letting parents pay during online enrollment. Increase enrollments by providing parents with simple, convenient online payment. And you save time by eliminating the manual work you’re doing...

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5 Proven Techniques to Attract, Engage, and Retain Families

By Sierra Rossing on Sep 20, 2021 6:00:00 AM

You've got a lot to manage. From scheduling tours, to retaining enrolled families, to re-engaging lost leads... your workday is jam-packed.

Learn to engage your families throughout the entire childcare lifecycle. CEO of ChildcareCRM Matt Amoia was...

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Australian Federal Gov't Provides Relief for Centres in Lockdown & Will Continue Plans to Support Early Childhood in 2022

By Pikka Turangan on Sep 19, 2021 4:00:00 PM

It's not unpredicted that COVID-19 has put a stop to most businesses and now the childcare industry. With restrictions hardening during the Delta variant spread, childcare centres are seeing their hardest period yet.

Some good news has come from the...

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