Once you have created a poll you can view the results at any time in your dashboard. You can choose the activity you would like to use for your event by clicking the check mark to the left of the choice and click “Create event from Results”.
You will then be taken to Step 1 of the process. You will notice a progress bar located at the top of the screen. In Step 1, the name of your event will be the title of the survey you entered. This can be changed in this screen. You will enter the date and time of the activity as well as the venue/location and the address. You will notice that the address will start to pre-populate using google locations to help be as accurate as possible. When you are done, click “Next Step” to continue to Step 2.
Step 2 is where you will provide the financial information for your event. You can enter the quantity of tickets and the price. You can also add an optional deposit amount and due date for the deposit. You will need to enter a final payment due date.
By clicking “Advanced Mode” at the top right at the top right of step 2 and you will be able to provide other optional information such as where you purchased the tickets and seating location.
Once you have entered the information in Step 2, click “Next Step” at the bottom and you will be taken to Step 3.
Step 3 will give you the option of uploading photos for your guests to see when they log into GroupTools. You can choose to enter an event photo and/or an activity photo. Keep in mind photos are not required to create an event.
Once you are done inviting your contacts, you can choose to view your event details or go back to your dashboard.
For more information on how to add contacts, click here.
*Note: We've updated the invitations to closely reflect the actual event details page. This includes event images, activity images, the event description and activity options within the email.