77 entries: influencer

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Golf club employees as influencers: a blessing?

By: 2020. 02. 18.

Influencer marketing is likely to become a $5-10 billion industry by 2020. One of the trends in influencer marketing in 2020 is authenticity. Today, influencer marketing is not about collecting likes, but rather about creating deeper relationships and…

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Why do micro-influencers matter to your golf marketing?

By: 2019. 05. 09.

We all witness how traditional advertising is struggling in these days. At the same time, the smart or we can call them also as the empowered customers are choosing to follow influencers and listen to their recommendations. Rick Shiels,…

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How could ECCO Golf take advantage of the partnership with Random Golf Club?

By: 2024. 01. 18.

The global influencer marketing spending is around $21.1 billion. Emarketer forecasted in 2022 that the influencer marketing spending in the U.S. in 2024 will be $7.14 billion. Hence I predict 2024 will bring us more connections and collaborations…

Minthis Golf Resort Amphitheatre

How should Minthis use its social proofs to fuel sales?

By: 2023. 11. 28.

For a considerable time, I have been underscoring the significance of social proof as a central tool for attaining trust, soliciting interest, and ultimately boosting sales. In light of this, I will refrain from repeating myself. If you…

ECCO Golf BIOM H4 designed by Erik van Rooyen

What would Erik van Rooyen, like the ECCO Golf BIOM H4 golf shoes look like?

By: 2023. 07. 28.

Once again, ECCO Golf is trying to utilize the power of celebrity social endorsement to build trust for its ECCO Golf BIOM H4 golf shoes and drive sales. In 2022, Lydia Ko designed a custom version of the…

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What striking can Forbes Advisor show about the best European golf destinations?

By: 2023. 05. 18.

The Forbes Advisor made an attempt to rank European golf destinations based on new and not-so-new criteria: number and quality of courses, value for money, green fees, courses that are ranked as world-class, and annual sunshine, and rainfall. …

Porsche European Open 2022

How much competition can we expect at the 40th Porsche European Open?

By: 2023. 05. 16.

I find the 40th Porsche European Open (1-4 June) interesting because the news broke in the Guardian last week that Porsche's sponsorship had become doubtful. This may have arisen because Paul Casey and Martin Kaymer were banned from…

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How will the new ranking of the La Reserva Club drive more sales & prices?

By: 2023. 04. 03.

Have you ever tried to find the connections between being highly ranked and golf revenue growth? What I know is that such rankings on the most important golf magazines' lists are good reasons to raise prices. At the…

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What favors golf tourism in Madeira in 2023?

By: 2023. 03. 27.

This year's tourism trends are very favorable for Madeira's golf clubs. If the local golf clubs take advantage skillfully these trends, they can win a lot. I am thinking of these tourism trends: The demand for change in…

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The Grove will host the 5th & final event of the 2023 Rose Ladies Series

By: 2023. 03. 09.

I have just discovered that The Grove - May 2 - will be one of the venues of the 2023 Rose Ladies Series, in addition to West Lancashire Golf Club, Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club, Wentworth (East), and…

Golf Club Bad Ragaz The Leading Golf Courses Switzerland 2023

What did Golf Club Bad Ragaz excel in at the Swiss Golf Awards?

By: 2023. 02. 06.

It is interesting that we hardly talk about Swiss golf clubs, even though it would be worthwhile. Here, for example, is Golf Club Bad Ragaz. Leadincourses.com users ranked it as the 6th best Swiss golf club (8.7/10). Since…

Golf Genius International Year in Review 2022

Did Golf Genius International exceed its brave business goals in 2022?

By: 2023. 01. 27.

In December 2021, at the GCMA 2021 Conference, I was very pleased when Golf Genius initiated an influencer marketing cooperation with me. Golf Genius was one of my several new clients in 2022. I believe it is essential…

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What should La Hacienda Links Golf Resort do for a better golf experience?

By: 2023. 01. 25.

Last year I reported that La Hacienda Links Golf Resort was acquired by Millenium Hospitality. The Texas-based golf course architect Kurtis Bowman has redesigned the Links Course. A new contemporary clubhouse, driving range, and practice area have been completed. La Hacienda Links…

Peter Finch OGIO influencer marketing cooperation

How can Peter Finch help OGIO as Golf Brand Ambassador?

By: 2023. 01. 12.

More and more brands understand that they need to move more budget to influencer marketing as a more effective and accessible means of communication with consumers. It can also be a highly effective way to attract and connect…

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What do the PGA of America and the golf industry need to succeed?

By: 2022. 11. 24.

After hearing that Don Rea Jr. became the new vice president of the PGA of America, I thought it is a great moment to ask him about his plans, the challenges of the PGA of America, and the…

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How does Zest.Golf help Golf Passport by Cascais users?

By: 2022. 11. 10.

Not so long time ago I wrote about Zest.Golf how it enables golf clubs and golf resorts to manage B2B tee time bookings in real-time and across multiple destinations. It is my understanding of the Zest.Golf platform enables golf clubs/resorts…

Peter Finch The R&A at the 150th Open Championship

What can Peter Finch’s community of 500K+ be good for brands?

By: 2022. 08. 02.

Remember, authentic and organic always win. In the world of micro-influencers, authenticity is the currency. What can brands achieve from cooperating with mega-influencers like Peter Finch (500K followers on YouTube) or Rick Shiels? In a previous article, I…

Amundi Evian Championship trophy

What opportunities does Rolex see in supporting the Amundi Evian Championship?

By: 2022. 07. 21.

The Amundi Evian Championship (21–24 July, Evian Resort Golf Club) is the only Major played in continental Europe. Rolex, a partner of the event for more than 20 years, will once again be the Official Timekeeper. Rolex is…

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How can Rick Shiels influence Lyle & Scott golf apparel sales?

By: 2022. 07. 08.

We should be careful when we select influencers for our influencer marketing program. One of the biggest mistakes is to mix up popularity with influence. They are not the same. Popularity itself is about being liked and not…

Las Colinas Golf Country Club restaurant

What new awards did Las Colinas Golf & Country Club win in 2021?

By: 2022. 01. 19.

If you still have not finalized your golf club marketing strategy for 2022 or still can adjust it then utilize social proofs you have. We trust user reviews because they have experienced the product or service, unlike ourselves.…