Why Parks and Recreation Engagement is in a Downward Spiral

Posted on 3/6/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

It’s no secret that Parks and Recreation services are a much-loved aspect of any city. However, the question must be asked: why isn't that enthusiasm translating into higher turnout rates for activities or services? Better still, why doesn't the high praise help generate increased revenue?

Discover the main factors that have influenced why Parks and Recreation is in a downward spiral of engagement:

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5 Cheer Club Management Strategies That Work

Posted on 2/28/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

The world of cheerleading is incredibly competitive, with clubs constantly searching for that new, innovative tools to add to their arsenal. Especially if your cheer gym is running programs or activities all year long, it can be tough to manage every aspect of your business in such a fast-paced environment. Fortunately, de-stressing your day-to-day is easier than you think.

Discover five cheer club management strategies that work:

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5 Tips to Make Your Municipal Website More User-Friendly

Posted on 2/20/18 10:45 AM by Kim Fortin & Matt Fish

In our current climate of instant online connectivity and access to information, having a functional website is critical to cities all around the world. It is not only a virtual showcase for your organization but also a communication and even transactional tool that can be used at all hours of the day and night.

With that said, not all sites that exist on the internet are user-friendly – in fact, some are downright frustrating to look at and navigate. However, if your municipality’s online presence falls into that category, there are easy, inexpensive ways to make the experience more appealing to residents.

Here are five ways you can make your municipal website more user-friendly:

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5 Ways to Increase Enrollment at Your Cheer Gym

Posted on 7/26/17 10:22 AM by Ashley Wood

Enrollment at your cheer gym and whether you can maintain and even grow those numbers says a lot about your business. With other recreation options vying for the attention (and hard-earned dollars) of families in your community, increasing participation year-over-year is essential for long-term sustainability. With this in mind, we've got some valuable tips that will up your sign-ups during your next registration session.

Here are 5 enrollment strategies that can increase cheer gym participation:

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5 Concerns You're Not Addressing in Your Camp's Newsletter

Posted on 3/7/16 12:52 PM by Matt Fish

With summer camp season just around the corner, it's time to connect with your campers and their families by way of a newsletter or email outlining all the need-to-know information before the first day. Are you really sending out all the details that parents and their kids need to know in advance of your start date? Lots of vital tidbits often get left out but definitely shouldn't.

Discover 5 concerns you're not addressing in your camp's newsletter: 

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The Biggest Concerns Your Camp's Newsletter Doesn't Address

Posted on 2/25/16 1:14 PM by Marisa Samek

Camper-parent communication. Now there's a hot topic. Each camp has its own policies when it comes to camper-parent communication: some camps oblige their campers to write home and encourage parents to keep in touch while others mandate just the opposite. But what about camp-to-parent? There's a topic with a lot less interest but, for the sake of your camp's success, a lot more importance. 

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