Membership list databases are a common request for us. We received requests from churches, charities and other non-profit
Below is a more complex example of a membership
database where there are multiple levels of memberships. This
particular database sends numerous communications to other organizations and
to the members in the membership list database.
Microsoft Access is a fully capable database and it's primary limitations is the number of concurrent users it will support. Generally, we recommend a limit of 10 to 15 users.
The membership management database also has a SQL/Server Internet component that is bi-directionally
synchronized every couple of minutes. Member's signup on the Internet
website and within a minute or two their new membership records appear in
the Access database ready for further processing and annotation. The
ability to use a friendly Access user interface significantly increases the
utility and functionality of the database. The overall cost was
greatly reduced since implementation of an Access-like interface would
increase the costs by a factor of four.