Compass Point Media - Your Source for Affordable and Managable Chamber of Commerce Website Solutions
As a developer of the actual administrative tools used for Chamber of Commerce Websites, Compass Point Media is able to make your community shine with a custom-designed, easy to use and manage site! And because of our programming expertise, we are able to customize the administrative features of your site in a way just not possible with other companies. Compass Point Media's site admin is also an ideal match for Visitors Bureaus and other community-focused organizations looking to easily manage membership and represent the best of your community.
Custom Design - Your site will not look like a template! You will be able to approve the exact look and and style of your site. Please see our growing portfolio for examples, or contact us for how you would like your site to look.
We realize that the Chamber of Commerce Website for Houston will not look like the Chamber of Commerce Website for Shiner, TX. And you may have unique ideas and dreams for your Chamber of Commerce. Whatever your goals are, we can work with you.
Easy Changes - though our own File Explorer image management software and CMS Bridge editor, we provide the tools you manage your chamber membership, not learn HTML and other complex languages. [please click here for examples of our editor in place]
Manage Pictures, Videos and Slides - Your community has its own special beauty and charm; we make it easy to manage the pictures that show your community to the world. Use pictures easily in your news articles, or create slideshows or add videos by just dragging and dropping them in. You can even use slideshows for educational materials and tutorials.
- New members can join online - we can set up any membership tiers you desire
- Existing chamber members can renew online - and update their information, even their Chamber of Commerce web page online
- Current members get reminder emails - you configure how often - with a link to sign in and renew
- Staff are able to make changes to member info, or import multiple members from a spreadsheet - get your Chamber set up QUICKLY!
- Extensive "custom" fields are available to categorize your membership
- All member information is easily searchable from the membership directory on the website - you have total control of who shows when, as well as managing active/inactive members.
- Categories can be general or specific depending on your needs - members can also be assigned to multiple categories
- Search Box - visitors get results broken down into categories by member, by page, and also a list of relevant documents (such as government or local forms) in an easy to understand layout
- Print-friendly pages
- Available feedback on news articles (blogs)
- Share features - visitors can link a page on their Facebook, Twitter, Linkin and more accounts.
- Over 1000 different layouts for your Chamber Event Calendar
- Staff can enter events, luncheons, workshops - even repeating events.
- All events can allow for online payment - including multiple tiers depending on number purchased and separate tiers for members/non-members. Show your appreciation for Chamber members and encourage others to join!
- Each calendar event can have its own feature page including pictures, links to other sites - create a truly rich content site that your community will come back to again and again!
News Release Features
- Create a News Article or Press Release whenever you want - with all the great editing power available for the rest of your site. Add images and PDF versions for news media to use. Using our keyword editor, get found with Google by editing the article Title, Description and Keywords fields (Meta-tags). Get help with our built-in help pages, and learn how to get results with your news releases
- Email interested parties - categorize articles by category, and automatically send a link out to members in those categories.
We feature the most compresensive banner advertising system available. Complement the pages of your site and generate revenue WITHOUT overshadowing your pages, by giving site visitors the advertising they WANT based on where they are looking.
- Banner advertising can be set up on as many (or as few) pages as you wish
- Ability to rotate banner images
- Banners automatically drop off when payment period expires
- Staff and Advertisers get comprehensive stats on page views AND click-throughs for each banner campaign.
- Banners can be FLASH and VIDEOS as well as pictures, or custom coding
- Banners can rotate contextually based on what visitors are searching for
Not sure you can do it? We'll stake our reputation on you being able to learn and use your site admin quickly! We're available for support with flexible hours and will walk you through the set-up process until you're confident with your new website. Getting data imported initially is always a project requiring extra work; but we'll be there for you with personalized phone support the whole time.