JourneyCARE or Wild Apricot?

Wild Apricot has announced a 25% price increase for all tiers, starting with your first renewal after April 1, 2023. If your Board intends to explore alternatives, I encourage you to consider JourneyCARE.

JourneyCARE is our own software platform, launched in mid-2021 to address gaps we've noticed that our clients experience in their traditional membership software. In comparison to Wild Apricot, you'll find JourneyCARE to have more modern features and if you have more than 250 contacts, costs less.

Create Beautiful Websites

Organize Your Contacts

Create Forms & Surveys

Two-Way Communication

Send Email Blasts

Sell Anything with E-Commerce

Manage Events

Automate Manual Work

Store & Share Documents

Create and Schedule Social Posts

If you decide to switch...

After reviewing the initial information above, you may be wondering what it would look like to switch, if your Board were to decide to do so.

We're currently offering two transition packages specifically for Wild Apricot customers.

Option 1: 100% Done-for-You

This is our "typical" set-up where we'd meet with you to do the planning, create a completely custom and modernized website, handle all of the set-up for you, then train your administrators to run the software.

With this option, you get:

  • Custom Website Design for a Beautiful, Modern, Mobile-Friendly Site

  • All Pages Created

  • All Content Moved

  • All Essential Emails Created

  • All Payment Forms Set Up for Membership, Donations, Sponsors, Etc.

  • All Automations Built for Joining, Renewing, Donating

  • All Contacts Imported

  • Training for Unlimited Admins

  • Launch Assistance

Typical Timeline:

You should expect to spend 8-12 weeks in the migration process.

What to Budget:

$5500 - $7500 for one-time cost (based on the scope of what you need set up)

$97/month or $997/year (begins when you're ready to launch)

Option 2: Self-Paced with Support THIS SPECIAL OFFER IS CLOSED.

This is a special package that we're offering for smaller organizations that need to replace Wild Apricot but don't have the financial reserves available to allow for a full custom build of JourneyCARE.

With this transition package, you get:

  • Website Template

  • Membership Area Template

  • Email Template

  • Payment Form

  • Automation for What Happens When People Pay

  • Launch Email with Transition Instructions for Members

PLUS 4 private, one-on-one onboarding sessions.

Onboarding Session #1:

We'll teach you how to edit the website.

Onboarding Session #2:

We'll check your payment form, connect your payment methods, and make sure your payment automation is set up correctly.

Onboarding Session #3:

We'll explain how to create and organize custom fields, then review your data before you import.

Onboarding Session #4:

We'll do one final check of everything before you Go Live and then help you publish your site to its final domain.

Note: Your JourneyCARE account will be full featured. It is just the set-up that is streamlined so that you can get up and running most quickly without a lot of fuss over features that aren't urgent.

Typical Timeline

This is a self-paced option, so you can move as quickly or slowly as your resources allow you to do.


$995 as one-time cost (for what's described above)

$97/month or $997/year (begins when you're ready to launch)

Ready to Explore Working Together?

The best place to start is always with a conversation. Use the button below to see available timeslots on my calendar. I look forward to chatting.


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