Holding game watches around your school’s sports team can be a great way to meet alumni in informal, fun settings. It’s usually not too difficult to get a good following at your game watches if your school is nationally known for one its teams. However if you’re a small school or in the same state as your school, you can face some challenges in growing your attendance. Let’s take a look at some ways that you can get a strong showing at your club’s game watches.
College football season is nearly upon and many alumni clubs around the country are preparing for their college team’s game watches. If your club likes to get together for games, you may already have game watch location picked and ready to go. But if you are still looking for that perfect spot, you may already know that it can be challenging to find one. Never fear! I’ve recently talked with a group of fellow alumni club leaders and they passed along some great tips I’d like to share with you.
Pictures! These can be great ways to showcase your events and the alumni that attended. Social media posts that include pictures of your attendees can get lots of view, likes and shares ensuring that more people will about good things you’re doing locally. In this post, I’ll share some tips on getting great pictures and, more importantly, what to do with them once you have them!
If you don’t have a plan for on-going administration, your social media will grind to a halt. Don’t let this happen! Here are the five things to do to setup your club’s social media for long-term success.
A cool feature that most of the main social media websites have is the ability to share your post on another one of your other pages. This can be great for making your content go a little farther and to allow your followers on your other social media accounts to see the same content.
Like most alumni club leaders, you want to get maximum benefit any time you communicate with your alumni. But when you have a Facebook page, Twitter page, Instagram account, LinkedIn page and so on, WHEN do you find time to update them all? I’ve got a few tricks up my sleeve I’d like to share with you to make posting to all these social media accounts a little less time consuming.
If you use Facebook Group for your club’s social media channel then you may know that you don’t have some of the bells and whistles that Facebook’s Pages functionality has like allowing you to create a call to action button. Never fear! You can make your email sign up form available on your page.