Facebook Marketing for National Specialties

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The Bull Terrier Club of Metro Detroit was host club for the Bull Terrier Club of America’s 2020 National specialty in Frankenmuth Michigan in October, 2020. This is my local breed specialty club and I’ve been an active member since it was founded in the mid 1980s. We have hosted this event 4 times, but … Read more

Promoting Bull Terrier Events with Instagram Posts

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2020 Bull Terrier National Shows Come to Michigan In 2020, the Bull Terrier and Miniature Bull Terrier national specialty shows will both be held in October at the Kern Pavillion in Frankenmuth Michigan. My local specialty club, the Bull Terrier Club of Metro Detroit, will be host club for these events. I am in charge … Read more

Email Marketing for Dog Clubs

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People Like to Receive Relevant Email I’m continuing to share some highlights from the AKC’s Digital Marketing 101 webinar in this post. AKC Brand Strategist Aurora Greenberg took the lead to explain how clubs can use email marketing. She shared research showing that people like to receive promotional emails from companies they do business with. … Read more

Educating Dog Clubs About Digital Marketing

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AKC Digital Marketing for Dog Clubs Webinar The AKC recently hosted a comprehensive webinar to explain why and how dog clubs can use digital marketing to promote their clubs and activities. Topics included: Websites and Landing Pages Content Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Email Markering Social Media Marketing Online Advertising Research and Analysis There … Read more

Marketing Dog Club Events with Facebook Advertising

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Social Media Training In the spring of 2018, I attended a social media marketing workshop sponsored by Facebook at Ann Arbor SPARK. The course, which covered Facebook and its subsidiary, Instagram promotions was underwritten by Facebook. The course covered the material and work necessary to receive a social media micro-credential. In Michigan,  sessions have been … Read more

Building Better Websites for AKC Dog Clubs

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The American Kennel Club launched a series of educational webinars earlier this year aimed at dog fanciers and clubs and I have been watching them with great interest.  I understand much of this content has been shared with the AKC delegate body, but I can’t say I had heard about these educational programs through my … Read more

Promoting Michigan Dog Events, Products, and Services

The Michigan Canine Resource Guide is a unique publication targeted to dog owners in Michigan.   Beth Mitchell launched this guide to dog-related events, products, and services in Michigan in 2015 and it has steadily grown as more organizations and advertisers contribute. Beth was inspired by the Arizona Equine Resource Guide,  published by her sister who … Read more

Facebook Pages for Dogs

While strictly speaking this post is more about dogs in social media than marketing per se, I just couldn’t resist a post about an article on Mashable which reported on a Lab 42 study and infographic about the number of dogs on Facebook.  It seems that about 14% of the people in the Lab 42 … Read more