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

Marketing Dog Clubs with Social Media

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This post continues my deep dive into the AKC Digital Marketing 101 webinar that aired earlier this year. The AKC’s Social Media Manager, Cody Barr, shared tips on using social media, giving specific examples of the platforms and tactics that are best suited to dog clubs. This webinar shared more specific how-tos and answers to … Read more

AKC Helps Dog Clubs Find Their Social Media Voice

I recently viewed the AKC’s webinar on “Finding Your Social Media Voice” which featured Brandi Hunter, the AKC’s Vice President of Public Relations and Communications. Ms. Hunter is clearly fluent in and enthusiastic about social media and covered a large amount of information in the hour scheduled.  I think I’ve got a fairly good grasp … 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

Bingo Pet Salon Offers Upscale Pet Services

Southeast Michigan’s local MetroMode media outlet reported on Bingo Pet Salon an upscale pet business opening in Royal Oak, one of the hippest inner ring Detroit suburbs. Bingo Pet Salon offers a contemporary look and feel and in addition to dog and cat grooming services, offers pet sitting and locally made specialty pet products, including … 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