After part one, I wanted to ask a few extra questions on top as a follow up. Originally I planned to head down to meet Tim (now the Miner’s secretary) at the club’s first home match at their home ground, however as you’ll read things haven’t been going so smoothly for the club on that subject!
If you’ve ever been a club volunteer you’ll know the struggle of dealing with club merchandise. Redbubble has some great options for clubs looking to save on man-hours while still wanting to offer great quality merchandise.
Among all the stories and advice and blogs you read about running a local sports club, about running meetings and securing sponsorship, and about managing volunteers and good social policies, there’s a notable lack of information about one very important issue for the growth of any sport: Starting a Sports Club. I interview Tim Katz who started a new baseball club and ask him about his experience.
Everyone knows infographics can take a long time to design. For those who work at sport clubs, with this handy little typeface you can spend your time at the beginning of a season creating your template, and then spend a minimal amount of time customising a new infographic each week for your social media channels.
Here’s my basic recipe for creating a dynamic birthday email message to sport club members with a photo of their favourite player using Excel, a Text Editor, and InDesign’s Data Merge.