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 Posted On Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Clubessential Acquires ClubSoft 
Combination of two “best of breed” private club software companies creates a single source for integrated club software. Company already serves more than 1,300 clients.
 Posted On Thursday, October 16, 2014
Golf Shop Q&A: Jerrod Tumbleson - Golf Shop Manager at Grey Oaks Country Club 
We recently caught up with Jerrod Tumbleson, Golf Shop Manager at Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples, Florida. Jerrod shared how he and his team mates use technology to keep everyone on the same page throughout the day, effectively communicate with members, and much more.
 Posted On Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Laconia Country Club Launches New Website 
Clubessential partnered with Laconia Country Club to launch a new website which better reflects the Club's history and character online. Read More >
 Posted On Thursday, October 02, 2014
Clubessential Partners with the On Course Foundation to Launch New Web Presence for The Simpson Cup 
Clubessential recently launched a new website for the Simpson Cup, helping to expand the media presence of the tournament and its parent organization, the On Course Foundation.
 Posted On Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Team #Ovar-It: Running and Walking for a Great Cause 
A group of CE employees hit the pavement for a great cause. Read on >
 Posted On Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Castlewood Country Club Unveils New Online Presence 
Castlewood Country Club teamed up with Clubessential to launch a redesigned website. Read on >
 Posted On Thursday, September 04, 2014
Olympia Fields Country Club & the 2015 U.S. Amateur Championship Unveil New Online Presences 
Olympia Fields Country Club unveils two new web presences. Read on >
 Posted On Thursday, July 24, 2014
Sunset Country Club Introduces New Web Presence 
Sunset Country Club partners with Clubessential to launch new web presence for guest and member engagement.
 Posted On Thursday, July 10, 2014
The Importance of Two-Way Communication 
Engaging in two-way communication with your club's online guests and members is a vital component of building a tightly knit community. Read on to find out how you can implement best practices in two-way communication online.
 Posted On Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Cascade Hills Country Club Launches New Website & Refreshed Online Brand  
Cascade Hills Country Club (MI) and Clubessential are excited to announce the recent launch of the new and improved CascadeHillsCC.com, which features an updated online brand identity, online tee times, a mobile-optimized version, and much more.
 Posted On Thursday, June 05, 2014
Silverado Resort & Country Club Unveils New Online Presence 
Clubessential is excited to announce the launch of a redesigned website for longtime client Silverado Resort and Country Club in Napa, California.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Webinar: Club Communications & Technology Trends 
 Posted On Thursday, May 08, 2014
Pinehurst Resort & Country Club Unveils New Member Portal and Online Member Tee Times 
Clubessential partners with Pinehurst Resort & Country Club to create and launch a private member portal and online member tee times. Read on >
 Posted On Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Heritage Club Launches New Online Identity & Member Engagement System 
Clubessential partners with Heritage Club to launch an improved online member and guest engagement system. Read on >
 Posted On Thursday, April 10, 2014
Are Your Passwords So Weak Any Intruder Can View Your Private Website? 
Electronic communication has transformed the way clubs connect with members. One unfortunate consequence of this shift in communication mediums is the rise in identity thefts, and unsecure passwords are often the weak link. In this video and article, Clubessential CEO, Dr. William D. Ivers, discusses ways that your club and website vendor can protect passwords to minimize exposure to identity theft.
 Posted On Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Why Rick Coffey, from Ravina Green Country Club, Believes and Trusts in Clubessential 
Rick Coffey was kind enough to share with Clubessential, on video, why he believes and trusts in our Team.
 Posted On Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Are Your Financial Statements and Board Minutes Exposed on the Web? 
In the early days of the Internet sensitive documents were protected passively by the fact that no one knew the URL of the sensitive documents. This “Passive Security” was marginally adequate at the time, but is no longer acceptable today. Read on to find out why.
 Posted On Thursday, February 13, 2014
Tippecanoe Lake Country Club Stays on the Cutting Edge of Technology 
Clubessential helps to keep Tippecanoe Lake Country Club on the cutting edge of technology.
 Posted On Monday, January 20, 2014
Gregg Patterson Shares his CE Experience 
Gregg Patterson, General Manager of The Beach Club, shares how Clubessential has already made his life easier - even before The Beach Club's new website has launched.
 Posted On Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Colorado Golf Club Sees Increased Member Spend 
Keeping the tee times system housed within the Colorado Golf Club website has helped the Club to increase member awareness and spend. Read on >
 Posted On Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Case Study: How Blackstone Country Club Leveraged Online Marketing to Increase Member Revenue 
 Posted On Thursday, December 05, 2013
Cross-promotion: Fill your (Digital) Spaces to Gain Revenue 
Strategically incorporating cross-promotions into your club's online communications can help you increase non-dues revenue. Read on to learn how.
 Posted On Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Implementing a Targeted Email System  
By adopting a targeted email strategy, you can easily segment your members into particular groups and drive a stronger response to your communications. Read on to learn how.
 Posted On Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The Vinoy® Renaissance Resort & Golf Club Launches New Website and Sees Significant Results 
The Vinoy ® Renaissance Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida, shifted its digital marketing partnership from a local agency that did not specialize in the private club niche, to Clubessential, and has since seen great results.
 Posted On Tuesday, November 05, 2013
How Is Social Media Relevant to your Club’s Website? 
Social Media has captured a significant part of our daily communication and the trend is continuing to snowball. Read on to find out how your Club can capitalize on this vibrant communication channel.
 Posted On Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club experiences amazing results with revamped online presence 
See how Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club in Estero, Florida, has experienced membership growth and engagement since launching their new Clubessential member and guest communication system.
 Posted On Thursday, July 25, 2013
Old Ranch Country Club's Website: A Magnet for New Members 
It's been nearly one year since Old Ranch Country Club launched their CE-powered online member communication platform. We recently caught up with Director of Membership, Renee Ord, to find out how their online solution has positively impacted the Club's operations over the past 12 months.
 Posted On Thursday, May 23, 2013
CMAA Greater Southwest Chapter's New Online Presence Keeps Members Connected to Timely News & Events 
Clubessential and the CMAA Greater Southwest Chapter are pleased to announce the launch of the Chapter’s new web presence. The new member communication platform features built-in interactive communication components to help the Chapter better engage members.
 Posted On Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Colonial Country Club's New Web Presence Brings the Storied Club's Charm to Life Online 
Clubessential partnered with Colonial Country Club to bring to life a new web presence for the storied Fort Worth, Texas Club.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Clubessential Helps Reintroduce Houston Racquet Club to the Online Community 
 Posted On Thursday, April 04, 2013
Omaha Country Club Website Sets the Stage for the 2013 U.S. Senior Open 
2013 is a big year for longtime Clubessential client Omaha Country Club. OCC will host the 2013 U.S. Senior Open golf tournament July 8-14. As the excitement builds at the Club, we are proud to say we've played a part in enabling OCC to showcase its unique offerings to the world via a newly designed desktop and mobile website. Read on >
 Posted On Thursday, March 28, 2013
Easily Create Engaging Emails Using Pre-Designed Templates 
All Clubessential clients have access to a collection of pre-designed templates which provide the perfect starting point to create engaging email marketing campaigns. Read on for more information >
 Posted On Friday, March 15, 2013
Q&A From Webinar: Pitfalls to Avoid in Software Contracts 
If you were unable to attend either one of last week's two "Pitfalls to Avoid in Software Contracts" webinars, be sure to read on to see the questions that were asked during the webinars.
 Posted On Wednesday, March 13, 2013
New Web Presence Key to Wynlakes Golf & Country Club's Marketing Efforts 
In late 2012, longtime client-partner Wynlakes Golf & Country Club turned to Clubessential to develop a refreshed web presence that more accurately reflected the Club's amenities and vibrant atmosphere, both of which had evolved beyond the initial website, launched in 2006. Read on for more.
 Posted On Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Case Study: Carlouel Yacht Club Implements CE Solutions - Achieves High ROI within 90 days 
Download the Carlouel Yacht Club case study to discover how the Club achieved extraordinary results within the first 90 days.
 Posted On Monday, February 25, 2013
Webinar: Pitfalls to Avoid in Software Contracts 
Join Dr. William Ivers, Sr. -- CEO of Clubessential -- as he describes some of the most unfair clauses within vendor software contracts, and explains why and how a General Manager should avoid them.
 Posted On Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Client Spotlight: Tahoe Mountain Club 
In 2012, longtime Clubessential client, Tahoe Mountain Club, turned to us to build a new online communications platform for their Club to more accurately reflect the character of TMC. We did not let them down. Read on >
 Posted On Friday, January 11, 2013
Video Q&A: Colorado Golf Club Launches New Online Presence 
Colorado Golf Club recently launched a new online presence with Clubessential. We caught up with Tom Ferrell, Director of Marketing and Communications at the Club, for a quick Q&A. Check out what Tom had to say >
 Posted On Thursday, September 20, 2012
Clubessential Opens Cloud Hosting Center 
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Client Spotlight: The Fort Worth Club 
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Introducing ClubLife: Social Networking for Private Clubs 
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New Clubessential Product Introductions at CMAA National Expo 
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Client Spotlight - Wycliffe Golf & Country Club 
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 Posted On Friday, December 09, 2011
St. Andrews Country Club Launches Mobile Services 
St. Andrews Country Club collaborated with Clubessential to develop and launch a suite of Mobile Services, allowing the Club to better engage on the go members.
 Posted On Thursday, September 22, 2011
Clubessential Wins Two Boardroom Magazine "Excellence In Achievement" Awards for Website Design  
Clubessential is honored to win two BoardRoom "Excellence in Achievements" awards for "Website Company of the Year" and "Member Communication & Newsletter". This marks the fourth consecutive year that we've won at least one BoardRoom award.
 Posted On Friday, April 01, 2011
A Revolution in Club Communications 
Clubessential has created a short presentation to demonstrate the extensive communication capabilities of club websites.
 Posted On Saturday, January 01, 2011
Using Online Reservations to Drive Website Traffic, Reduce Costs, and Increase Member Participation 
Economic Series Article One:
The Advantages of Integrated Online Reservations
 Posted On Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Award Winning Club Website Designs By Clubessential 
For the second consecutive year Clubessential has won Boardroom Magazine’s Achievement Award for Website Design.
 Posted On Tuesday, October 16, 2007
November 2007 Marketing Seminar in Cincinnati 
Clubessential's National Education Seminar Series will next visit the headquarters city: Cincinnati, on November 15, 2007. The location will be the Tournament Players' Club at River's Bend (Maineville, OH).
 Posted On Thursday, September 20, 2007
July 2007 Updates 
29 New Enhancements in the month of July.
 Posted On Wednesday, September 12, 2007
October 2007 Marketing Seminar In S. California 
Clubessential will hold the next installment of its National Educational Seminar Series in Irvine, California. The seminar will be held at Shady Canyon Golf Club on Tuesday, October 9th.
 Posted On Tuesday, August 14, 2007
The Five Minute Website Review 
A simple way for a General Manager to keep control of their website - even if they have little technical background.
 Posted On Thursday, August 09, 2007
Targeting Member Communication For Better Results 
Target mailings based on POS Transactions. Personalize the message with statement information. Encourage members to indicate their preferences using Opt-In stations. Use cell phone text messaging in certain situations.
 Posted On Wednesday, July 04, 2007
Soften The Edge of Your Cutting Edge Website 
How to build website traffic by telling "stories" that illustrate how the website benefits members.
 Posted On Tuesday, July 03, 2007
A Thriving New Spartan Existence 
Michigan State University discusses the impact of introducing their new website.
 Posted On Friday, June 01, 2007
June 2007 Marketing Seminar Announcements 
Clubessential is proud to announce the next two Website Marketing Seminars will be held in Dallas and Houston, Texas. During the seminars, attendees will learn about Internet trends, as well as how to take advantage of their website system to increase the effectiveness of their club's marketing campaigns.
June 2007 Updates 
A summary of enhancments made this month.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 09, 2007
New Era in Club Technology 
The "tipping point" for modern web technology has finally reached the club market.
 Posted On Tuesday, May 01, 2007
A Sample Newsletter Template 
You've heard that it is easier to build a newsletter for online distribution. Take a look at this sample, built from a template.
May 2007 Updates 
A summary of enhancements made in May.
 Posted On Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Avoiding Locally Developed Websites 
The problems often associated with hiring local developers to create a website.
 Posted On Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Creating a Personalized Website Experience 
How to personalize emails and webpages, conduct highly targeted mailings based on user profiles, and increase overall communication by knowing your members.
 Posted On Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Clubessential Introduces NetCaddy 
New tee time reservations system introduced at the Golf Industry Show, February 2007.
 Posted On Friday, February 09, 2007
Online Member Statements and Payments Update 
Recent enhancments made to Clubessential's statement diplay and payment systems.
Which Vendor Should Display Statements? 
Does it make more sense for accounting firms to display statements and take payments online, or is this better left to the Internet specialists?
 Posted On Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Clubessential Announces Strategic Marketing Group 
New consulting team allows clubs to outsource content management and other aspects of Internet communication.
 Posted On Thursday, January 11, 2007
January 2007 Marketing Seminar Announcements 
Seminars announced in Washington DC and New York City in early 2007
 Posted On Tuesday, December 05, 2006
Online Member Payments Webinar Announcement, December 2006 
Online seminar to introduce the features of the new CheckFree Online Member Payments module.
 Posted On Thursday, October 19, 2006
Re-Launching a Revitalized Website 
Once you have put the effort into rebuilding your website what actions can you take to re-launch it successfully?
 Posted On Wednesday, September 20, 2006
October 2006 Marketing Seminar Announcements 
Seminars will be held at Admiral's Cove and Kensington Golf and Country Club in Florida.
 Posted On Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Revitalizing Your Website 
How often does a website need to be reworked to keep up with the pace of Internet advances?
 Posted On Tuesday, September 05, 2006
Increasing Website Results 
How to do a five minute website review to see how your website is performing. What other paths you might take to increase performance.
Club Staffing Options for Internet Marketing 
A review of the staffing options available to General Managers for Internet Marketing, including outsourcing of some aspects of the job.
September 2006 - NorthStar Interface Released 
Includes Online Member Statements, Online Member Payments and RosterSync.
 Posted On Friday, June 16, 2006
Selling Out Events 
How to use your website and email to increase member participation in key events.
 Posted On Monday, May 01, 2006
Tournament Registration Application 
A new tool for registering volunteers, players, officials, etc. at national level tournaments.
 Posted On Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Technology Trajectory 
Clubessential's development staff shifted into a new gear with the implementation of Microsoft's .NET platform and other infrastructure improvements.
 Posted On Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Search Engine Optimization 
Clubessential has completed a series of architectural changes, creating a remarkable improvement in Search Engine Optimization for its clients' websites
Top Ten Website Administration Time-savers 
Is your staff overloaded? Here is a list of priority items that will save time when administering the website.
 Posted On Thursday, December 01, 2005
Managing Club Internet Communications 
What a General Manager needs to do to manage the Internet communication channel to the membership.
 Posted On Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Building A Marketing Database Step By Step 
How to collect information about members step by step, event by event.
 Posted On Thursday, July 07, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - All Ten Parts 
A condensed version without graphics and in a printable PDF format.
 Posted On Wednesday, July 06, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 10 
Build an asset.
 Posted On Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 9 
Track results.
 Posted On Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 8 
Target mailings.
 Posted On Wednesday, June 15, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 7 
Add artistry.
 Posted On Wednesday, June 08, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 6 
Drive traffic to your website.
 Posted On Wednesday, June 01, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 5 
Make events come alive.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 4 
Make members come alive.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 3 
Make staff come alive.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 2 
Be Consistent.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 04, 2005
Ten Ways To Engage Your Membership With Email - Part 1 
Capture your membership's email addresses.
 Posted On Monday, February 21, 2005
Lot Full: Was it the Grill Room Menu? 
What causes a simple event to turn into a sold out tradition?