Top Club Trends: Decision Intelligence

by Erin Goulding

 Jul 01, 2022 at 1:15 PM

Reactive decision-making is never the best option, and too many reactive decisions can damage your business in the long run.

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Obtain, Retain, & Sustain: What You Missed

by Erin Goulding

 Jun 23, 2022 at 5:42 PM

Poor member retention rates can be deadly for a club — that’s why it's vital to continually reevaluate and update your retention strategies. Two experts highlighted the ins and outs of member retention at Clubessential’s June 2022 webinar.

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Redefining Member Retention

by Devin Meister

 Jun 20, 2022 at 12:44 PM

Member retention will always be the ultimate job-one at clubs because it's a direct reflection of the member experience.

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Where Does the Member Experience Start?

by Devin Meister

 Jun 06, 2022 at 12:18 PM

Where does the member experience start at your club? If you said at the gate of the grounds you’re probably at least 30 minutes late and a couple of years behind.

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Find Your Most Valuable Club Data

by Devin Meister

 May 24, 2022 at 9:01 PM

Data. Dashboards. Analytics. We hear these words tossed around with ease. In its simplest form, we’re talking about numbers. One thing for sure is that data is changing the way clubs operate and predictive analytics presents a huge opportunity. But it all starts with one big question: where do you find the data. 

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Private Club Tackles Member and Staff Challenges with Technology

by Devin Meister

 May 20, 2022 at 1:32 PM

Delivering an exceptional member experience is what every club strives for today. Happy Hollow in Omaha, NE knows that they need to create memories that members can’t get anywhere else. That bar is continuously rising thanks to data-driven experiences outside of the club.

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What Wait-listed Club Members Want

by Jason Becker, Golf Life Navigators

 May 16, 2022 at 11:00 AM

The following blog post was contributed by Jason Becker, CEO of Golf Life Navigators. 

Prospect sentiment toward waitlists should provide both concern and opportunity for the private club industry.

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Reporting Helps Improve Private Club Member Experiences and Build Connections

by Devin Meister

 May 15, 2022 at 2:28 PM

Connecting and creating a great member experience has always been about information. Historically that information came from direct contact and interactions with members, supplemented by any tidbits that staff members would share with each other.

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Driving and Engaging Private Club Membership with Technology

by Devin Meister

 May 11, 2022 at 1:58 PM

Time is a resource that is always in short supply and becoming even more precious. It’s especially important from the perspective of every club.

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Top Private Club Technology Trends: Creating a Total Experience

by Devin Meister

 May 03, 2022 at 8:53 PM

The total experience of your club encompasses your members, staff, and everyone that comes into contact with your club. One thing they all have in common is that they expect a modern digital experience.

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How Your Club Promoters Drive Real Value

by Devin Meister

 Apr 25, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Industry Net Promoters grow twice as fast as their competitors. As members, your promoters buy more, stay longer, refer friends and help drive the club forward. The problem is that right now your best promoters aren’t promoting your club.

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New Software Implementation is a Team Sport at Happy Hollow Club

by Devin Meister

 Apr 15, 2022 at 3:04 PM

When Happy Hollow Country Club in Omaha, Nebraska made the decision to implement Clubessential, they made sure that the people that were impacted the most were involved in the process.

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5 Benefits of Location-Based Marketing for Private Clubs

by Devin Meister

 Feb 23, 2022 at 7:43 PM

Your members come to the club for experiences that they can’t get anywhere else. But technology, and specifically, mobile technology, has accelerated experiences and raised expectations outside of the club.

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How Club Experiences Can Tee Off Against Skimpflation

by Devin Meister

 Feb 04, 2022 at 7:09 PM

Canceled flights. Shorter hours. Slower service – if the restaurant is even open. Empty shelves. Forced into self-serve lanes and self-help channels everywhere. The view across industries is maddeningly repetitive: we’re paying more and getting less. 

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Shifting From Resignation to Reassessment; How to Accelerate Efficiencies and Employee Experiences

by Marilyn Cox

 Feb 01, 2022 at 9:43 PM

The ‘Great Resignation’ is certainly taking its toll on businesses, with over 20 million people quitting their jobs in the second half of 2021. In fact, 4.4% of all positions in education are open, over 6% in retail, and more than 8% in health care.

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