December 4, 2020  
 
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Marketing a Private Club

Promotional tactics for private clubs are exceptionally diverse. But in our experience, there are a handful of tips and strategies that will deliver the best return for your marketing efforts.

If you are a business leader who sees marketing as a path to give your private club a competitive advantage you're not alone.

With a little luck and lot of hard work, any private club owner can rise to the challenge and create a marketing plan that highlights the value of their business and product offerings

Email Campaigns

Today's consumers are extremely tech-savvy. They rely on social media and email to both receive and transmit brand messages. So if you can deliver messaging to your customers' inboxes, the likelihood it will be seen and read by a large percentage of recipients is extremely high. For the majority of private clubs, collecting and updating the email addresses of qualified recipients isn't cost-effective. If you're working under a tight deadline or can't afford the time to create lists in-house, consider purchasing email lists from premium providers.

Sponsorships

Sponsorships are an effective marketing tactic for many types of operations, including private clubs. The goal is to increase sales by generating visibility and goodwill about your company and/or your market offerings. But if you aren't deliberate, you can invest big bucks in sponsorships and receive little return for your investment. A strategic sponsorship targets actual private club patrons. In any sponsorship scenario, be prepared to quickly withdraw your support if the event begins to attract negative publicity.

Marketing Consultants

In a tight economy, there are many places to cut corners in your business - but marketing shouldn't be one of them. The amount you pay a marketing consultant is an investment in your company's revenue stream. The best consultants possess a range of skills, including the ability to accurately communicate your private club' core competencies, value and product points. Your passion for your brand is admirable, but it can't compensate for the experience and expertise of someone who specializes in creating meaningful customer connections. With technology playing a greater role in the private club marketplace, businesses are relying on consultants for creative tactics and techniques.

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