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Increase Your Club's Income With Website Sponsorship Increase Your Club's Income With Website Sponsorship
Andrew Wood
Lots of clubs have sponsored tee signs, table mats, benches and billboards, but few if any seem to consider the value of their website traffic, which at a typical daily fee would be 2,000, 3000 visitors a month! keep reading

Increase Your Customer Retention Increase Your Customer Retention
Bob Devitz
Getting your members using the club is one of the most important things you can do for them. And there are many ways to do so. Your club needs to have a systematic and methodical approach to this very essential endeavor. Get with your other department heads and come up with a club-wide program to do so. keep reading

Total Sponsorship Package Total Sponsorship Package
Andrew Wood
The main reason most clubs struggle to generate sponsorship money is simply that they don't provide enough value, a compelling package that a local business owner can look at on its merit rather than as a donation, a mercy or guilt offer. What you have is valuable, but you need to offer your packages in a way that lets them stand on their own merit. keep reading

Become Known For A Signature Dish Become Known For A Signature Dish
Andrew Wood
Ask anyone who has every had the privilege of playing Pine Valley Golf Club what dish on the menu is a "must taste," and without a second's hesitation they will tell you the Snapper (Turtle) soup. I mean, if you went Philly you'd try a cheese steak sandwich, right? You go to Joe's Crab Shack and you are not ordering large portions of dead cow, are you? keep reading

Increase The Number Of Theme Nights & Special Events Increase The Number Of Theme Nights & Special Events
Andrew Wood
Just as on the golf side of things, the social side of things will create a whole lot more income if you create an event to attend. No event, no motivation! "Let's go out for dinner" is not as strong as "Let's go to the club -- they are having a wine night!" Obviously the possibilities are endless, but if you look at the massive rise in theme restaurants, it's easy to see why this concept resonates with people. They want to escape "normal life." They want a reason to dress up, dress down, dance and party! keep reading

Small Plates Bring Big Profits Small Plates Bring Big Profits
Andrew Wood
Small plates are a real trend right now that continue to boost restaurant sales and the diner experience that your club should be capitalizing. While the concept of offering an extended list of appetizers, sharable plates, and other smaller portions in the form of "small plates," isn't new by any means, the trend has got much bigger in the last couple of years keep reading

Consider Adding Foot Golf Consider Adding Foot Golf
Andrew Wood
You have a big playing field out there that could be used by a different audience. Now I'll be the first to say this is not for everyone and, no, it's not golf. It's soccer played on a golf course. But I know several clubs adding a huge amount of income from offering Foot Golf, including my friend Stuart, pictured here, manager at The Shropshire Golf Club, who did $30,000 his first month alone! keep reading

Add Golf Vending Machines To Make Money While You Sleep Add Golf Vending Machines To Make Money While You Sleep
Andrew Wood
This was another first again in Spain-- a golf accessory vending machine full of balls, tees and gloves. The pro said he was very pleased with the initial results! keep reading

How To Generate Rental Income How To Generate Rental Income
Andrew Wood
Renting out a small piece of your parking lot is not the only way to generate significant rental income from your club. I have heard both sides of this story from awesome to nightmare, but I do know places where it has worked wonderfully, relieving a headache and providing income along with a better offering for your members. keep reading

Add A Car Wash And Valet Service Add A Car Wash And Valet Service
Andrew Wood
A car wash or valet service is not only a great additional service for members and guests it can provide addition income in the form of site rent. All it takes is a couple of parking spaces at the back of your lot It's a wonderfully captive audience and you should easily be able to get $1,000 or more a month in rent from an existing company. keep reading

Booths At Local Events, The Mall, Or Even The Flea Market Booths At Local Events, The Mall, Or Even The Flea Market
Andrew Wood
Simple, yet effective! You can sell memberships, vacations, and chiropractic, spa, or beauty services more effectively from a booth in a crowded mall than waiting in your office for people to walk in the door! keep reading

Change Your Clubs Logo Change Your Clubs Logo
Andrew Wood
Football clubs and NFL teams make a fortune from changing their kits each year and no one does it better than Manchester United! No kid wants to be in last year's kit or stuck with a Ray Rice jersey!You can do the same thing by changing the club's logo. Most clubs are long overdue for a makeover anyway. keep reading

Dynamic Pricing & Yield Management - Which Should You Be Doing? Dynamic Pricing & Yield Management - Which Should You Be Doing?
Andrew Wood
Did You Know There Are Actually Two Types of Daily Fee Golfers? Although the golf business as a whole denies this, the second, more profitable kind actually exists! keep reading

Offer Guests Of Local Hotels Free Rental Clubs Offer Guests Of Local Hotels Free Rental Clubs
Andrew Wood
These days, taking your clubs on a business trip or vacation can be a big hassle as well as expensive. Yet lots of hotel guests have free time and may be itching to play golf if they only had their clubs. Renting clubs can be expensive and they are not always great. Make it easy for them to choose your course and play by offering top-of-the-line rental clubs for FREE! keep reading

Action Creates Opportunity - Create More Reasons To Come Out To Play Action Creates Opportunity - Create More Reasons To Come Out To Play
Andrew Wood
I got a sponsor for the prizes, so the three private clubs all made money and I made money. Any one one of those three clubs could have done what I did and made the event their own, perhaps even quickly turning it into a prestige event. It always got good press coverage in the Orange Country Register…But none of them did. keep reading

Raise Your Prices, Yes Up! Raise Your Prices, Yes Up!
Andrew Wood
From a marketing perspective, price plays a huge part in the success or failure of your business, specifically how much you charge for your lessons, memberships, rooms, green fees or homes. Few people spend enough time analyzing their pricing practices. Instead most use one of three very ineffective marketing concepts to hit upon the perfect combination. keep reading

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