As we’ve outlined in a previous blog, email marketing is one of the most widely used and most effective ways for companies to reach their visitors and fans. The total number of worldwide email accounts forecast to be in use by 2018 is a staggering 5.2 billion, coupling this with the fact that there is new EU legislation coming into force in May 2018 that ensures a greater emphasis on data management, there’s never been a more crucial time to hone the way you communicate with your fans and visitors.
Email marketing is one of the most widely used and most effective ways for companies to reach their visitors and fans. The total number of worldwide email accounts forecast to be in use by 2018 is a staggering 5.2 billion – so there’s never been a more crucial time to hone the way you communicate with your fans and visitors.
SMS campaigns are utilised across a huge range of industries, and are an extremely popular method of getting messages out to supporters and visitors. Although they are simple and quick, the campaigns require planning to ensure that the results generated from them are maximised.
Many clubs today are realising the importance of looking after key segments of their fan base. From the die-hard season ticket holders to the international social followers, more and more clubs are introducing schemes and initiatives to reward fans for their affinity to the club. There have been many examples of failed loyalty schemes, so to help you avoid this I’ll cover some of the key considerations to ensure that your loyalty scheme is a success.
Now that the debate has shifted from ‘Is using CRM and data the right approach for us?’ to ‘what’s the best way for us to implement a data-driven approach to CRM?’ it is important to understand the various options available. In this paper, we will be considering the option that sports and leisure organisations have to outsource aspects of CRM and data management to a specialist agency partner and the many potential benefits of this approach.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM workflows are an amazing tool. They allow for simple, or complex automation of tasks within Dynamics CRM that can make an incredible difference to an organisation. Once they’re established, they will work away in the background, completing tasks whilst you concentrate your efforts on other things.
So your club is on the front edge of fan engagement and installed a loyalty program for your ardent supporters. Congratulations, this is a great step in rewarding your fans, while hoping to nudge their behaviors and capturing some key data for your marketing, operational or ticket sales efforts.