Using decorative themes

Ever wanted to use one of the bridge-related business cards from the Resource Center but not sure how to do it? Or maybe you want to take advantage of a decorative theme for your promotional materials but need some guidance. … Continued

Let the press promote you

When promoting your club or tournament, coverage by your local news is worth as much — or more — than advertising. t’s easier to make the news than you may think! Many clubs and tournaments have been covered by local … Continued

Reach out to your neighbors

We’ve discussed many ways to use social media to reach out to potential bridge players. Another option mentioned at a recent roundtable during the Gatlinburg Regional was Nextdoor. Nextdoor is a website that specializes in sharing hyper-local information. It’s a … Continued

Organize your team for The Longest Day 

The Longest Day, an annual fundraising event to fight Alzheimer’s disease will soon be here. This event gives you a chance to attract new duplicate players and promote bridge in your community.    There are many things you can do … Continued

The Power of Facebook, Part III

Over the last month we have discussed why Facebook is such a powerful marketing tool and covered the offline must-dos to position your campaign for maximum success. Today we are closing out our Facebook series with specific instructions for how … Continued

Stay connected

Regular contact with your players strengthens your relationship. With them more engaged, they are more likely to participate in your events. An easy way to stay connected is through email. Once a week or every other week, an email to … Continued

Reinforce bridge fundamentals

Handouts are often great companions to a lesson. These could be recaps, homework, club announcements or our new Rules of Thumb bookmark! Designed to reinforce bidding fundamentals, this printable bookmark is a quick reference for opening bids and responses. While … Continued

Get the attention you deserve

One of the most cost effective ways to create top of mind awareness about bridge within your community is through public relations. Here are a few basic tips for getting the attention you deserve: Be newsworthy. Does your story or event … Continued

MiniBridge for all

Bridge teachers often want to get their students playing and having fun as quickly as possible. Enter MiniBridge, a fast, easy-to-learn version that removes the challenge of understanding bidding and allows players to begin taking tricks almost immediately. Shawn Quinn, … Continued

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