99 Ways to market your tennis programme part 11 – joint ventures

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

A quick post here, just talking about a few ways in which you can team up with other people where you mutually help each other. Examples:

  • Team up with someone who runs classes in your area and has a large client base, e.g. a Zumba teacher. You know that a Zumba teacher will see loads of mums – the ideal people to promote your tennis programme to. And in return, you’ll do the same for her. This could be by sending out an email to your respective clients, giving out flyers, putting something on your websites / Facebook pages or just an announcement at the classes. So basically she’ll tell her clients about you and you’ll tell your clients about her.

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99 Ways to market your tennis programme part 10 – referrals

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

11714565_webReferrals are basically other people doing your marketing for you. When it comes to a people-industry like tennis coaching, the power of recommendations is massive.

If you are doing a great job and providing people with an amazing experience, they will naturally talk to others about your programme. But there are things you can do to make it happen even more….. (more…)

99 Ways to market your tennis programme part 9 – websites where you can list your programme

Friday, September 12th, 2014

In part 8 I talked about free online directories where you can list your tennis programme. This post is simple – it will just list any sites where you can list your tennis programme or your personal coaching services. Some will be free, some paid, some international, others limited to particular countries.

I will add to this post any time I come across a new site. Please do your bit by adding any of your own ideas in the comments section.

So, here’s the list………………………. (more…)

99 Ways To Market Your Tennis Program, part 8 – Free Online Directories

Monday, August 11th, 2014

tennis marketingGo to google and search for the service that you are offering. For instance, if you are a tennis coach in New York, you might search for:

  • Tennis lessons New York
  • Kids Tennis New York
  • Childrens Tennis New York

You get the idea.

I searched for “tennis lessons Leatherhead” – one of the areas where I coach. The following results came up……… (more…)

99 Ways To Market Your Tennis Programme, Part 7 – Facebook Page

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Tennis Facebook PageNo doubt Facebook is here to stay, and is growing as a way for businesses to market themselves. And a Facebook page is a must for your tennis business.

A couple of concerns that some people have with Facebook are:

  • “I don’t want my clients seeing all my personal info, my photos, what I’ve been up to etc.”
  • “I’m not into Facebook, just not into it, don’t want to know what my friends had for breakfast etc. etc.

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99 Ways To Market Your Tennis Programme, Part 5 – What To Do With Your Posters And Leaflets

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Quick post here. In Part 4 we talked about creating leaflets & posters. In this post, lets just list how to get them out there. Please add your own suggestions in the comments. Here goes: (more…)

99 Ways To Market Your Tennis Programme Part 6 – A Decent Website

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Tennis Coaching Web SiteThere is no question about it. These days, you need a website – a good one. I can’t begin to tell you how much a good website can help you – in terms of marketing your programme and also the admin work it can save you. And it’s much easier than you might think to create one.  (more…)