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From the Blog

Freshen Up Your Awards Program's Email Marketing with These Templates

Here at OpenWater we’ve got spring on our minds (like everyone else) and everything you can associate with it, like baby lambs, daffodils, sunshine, and spring-cleaning. Basically during spring one thinks about all things related to freshness and newness. So we wondered, how can we apply this to awards programs? And then we thought about how sometimes when one is super busy it’s easy to get stuck...Read more

Transitioning Your Awards Program from Paper to Online

Binders, spreadsheets, paperwork, emails, more paperwork. Any of that sound familiar? Today many awards programs are still managing their awards with a paper-based system: receiving binders of submissions through the mail, tracking entries in spreadsheets, mailing entries to judges, and communicating with everyone through various email addresses. Unfortunately when it comes to managing the influx...Read more