Promoting Club Events

dog show puppy group

The AKC’s Digital Marketing 101 Webinar closed with a section about promoting dog club events. Most dog clubs start because their members wanted to host an event where people can show and share their dogs with other dog enthusiasts and the general public. A great event needs people and your promotions can make a difference … Read more Promoting Club Events

Marketing Dog Clubs with Social Media

woman taking selfie with 2 dogs

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 Marketing Dog Clubs with Social Media

Email Marketing for Dog Clubs

dog with letter

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 Email Marketing for Dog Clubs

Educating Dog Clubs About Digital Marketing

AKC digital markering 101 title slide

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 Educating Dog Clubs About Digital Marketing

Selling the AKC – Programs for All

American Kennel Club Logo

My all-breed dog club recently held its all breed shows in Birch Run, Michigan. I am our Education Chair, and my duties include staffing an education table at our shows.  The AKC Public Education department is my usual conduit to AKC materials for the table, and they will send clubs a box of materials appropriate … Read more Selling the AKC – Programs for All

Let’s Work Together: Collaborating with AKC Dog Clubs

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This is a summary of the webinar  presented by AKC Club Development which talked about clubs collaborating, not only with other AKC clubs, but other types of dog and community events and attractions. Guy Fisher, Manager of AKC Club Development was the lead presenter for this webinar.  Guy started off with some administrative best practices, … Read more Let’s Work Together: Collaborating with AKC Dog Clubs

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 AKC Helps Dog Clubs Find Their Social Media Voice

Building Better Websites for AKC Dog Clubs

pug dog with a laptop

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 Building Better Websites for AKC Dog Clubs

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 Promoting Michigan Dog Events, Products, and Services

Bedhead line extension: Pethead

I recently came across an article discussing Pethead grooming products in Pet Product News International magazine. Pethead is licensed to Skaffles LLC by Bedhead, which is an edgy brand of human hair products which features packaging with unusual shapes, colors and fonts.  This is the first time I’ve seen any human hair care or personal … Read more Bedhead line extension: Pethead