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Booster Club Mistakes

     The definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.  This is what we at MobiTree often see when initially visiting with a booster club.   Volunteers leave the booster club often frustrated and discouraged when their time is up.  MobiTree exists today primarily for this reason.  We often are a firewall for the new volunteer who raised their hand to be on the board, and the ex-board member who can not get out the door fast enough.

Three Goals Head Coaches Should Set for 2015

Head coaches everywhere are working hard to give their student-athletes a better all-around high school football experience. Whether it’s the best uniforms or state-of-the-art equipment, it’s no secret that coaches want the very best for their players. Although winning a state title is the ultimate goal, a bigger objective remains in terms of players learning, developing, and succeeding in an environment that drives positive reinforcement.  What if there was a quick and easy program designed to help head coaches achieve all three of the following goals?

Head Coaches Give Campaign Software High Praise

The ‘Super Fan Blitz’ is causing coaches around the country to eliminate their old-fashioned fundraisers such as cookie dough, chocolate bars, lift-a-thons, and discount cards. Instead, high school teams are moving toward a fully-automated program that produces more results and requires less effort than ever before. Before you hear it from the coaches, consider the unbelievable benefits of running a brand-new campaign for your program:

Top Five Reasons to Run the Super Fan Blitz

The 2013 offseason is underway and head coaches everywhere are preparing for the fall by running money-makers this upcoming spring. The biggest question for coaches across the country is: Will you continue to utilize traditional fundraising campaigns that create headaches and produce limited results or will you try a program that generates more money with little time and effort? Here are five reasons your athletic program should run the 'super fan blitz' this offseason:

5. ANY SPORT CAN RUN THE SUPER FAN BLITZ

Q&A with McKinney Head Football Coach Jeff Smith

The McKinney football program transitioned to utilizing the 'Super Fan Blitz' fundraiser in conjunction with their first all-in-one mobile app and desktop website combination. As a result of moving away from more traditional fundraisers, the Lions were able to generate $13,000 in one evening. Obviously pleased with the outcome, McKinney Head Football Coach Jeff Smith was eager to discuss the off-the-field victory that created such excitement for players, parents, and the entire Lion community.

Ditch the Printed Program and Switch to Mobile

In 2011, the panther football program purchased their very own Mobi in an effort to avoid astronomical costs associated with producing a printed program, drive up excitement with an online and mobile resource for their fanbase, and also provide advertisers with the best possible resource to get their brand in front of the local community. As the Panthers enter their third year of offering an all-in-one desktop and mobile website to their highly devoted fans, take a quick look at how they managed to garner so much success in only two years.

Goals for 2013: Go Mobile, Raise Funds and Take State

Create your new year’s resolutions in 2013 by setting three goals: go mobile with a new website, increase more revenue in less time, and win a state title. In 2012, the Allen Eagles football program took their online presence mobile, generated $40,000, and also finished their year by hoisting the state championship trophy.  

How did Allen achieve all three? We’ll show you…

Spring-Ford Rams Take Mobile Approach to Rewarding Levels

The Spring-Ford football program is making noise both on and off the field in Royersford, PA. During the summer of 2012, the Rams coaching staff was in search of giving its devout group of athletes, parents, fans, and advertisers a better football experience. Head Coach Chad Brubaker had decided to move away from what his team had grown accustomed to over many years: printing programs in bulk and barely breaking even.

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Learn How Others Like You are Getting Mobilized... “The way I look at it is we can either get on board now and be one of the first or watch everyone else get it and then get on board."
Grapevine Head Football Coach