Lynette Rambo | October 22, 2015
American Golf is one of the most experienced and innovative operators in the golf industry today and manages online tee times for one of the largest multi-course operators in the world, which includes public and private golf courses. As an owner, lessee, and manager of golf courses and country clubs for over 40 years, American Golf has the unmatched expertise to maximize any golf opportunity.
In an effort to keep their subscribers engaged, they reach out to them on a regular basis with special offers, the latest tee times, events, and more.
American Golf reached out to ListEngage looking for help to solve the challenge of maintaining multiple email templates at the top level while personalizing logos, special offers, and promotions. Emails are sent on behalf of each golf course in a timely manner, which is critical for generating foot traffic to the various golf courses. The manual process which was being used was not scalable and almost impossible to manage. An automated process using dynamic content was needed.
Working closely with American Golf, ListEngage architected an email wireframe template that could be used for all golf course brands. By creating a lookup table and importing the data into ExactTarget, ListEngage and American Golf were able to create content specific to each golf course and brand. Additionally, several place holder smart content blocks were constructed to retrieve the content for each brand from American Golf’s server once and then cache it for each subsequent send. The result was a mobile-responsive, customized email template with dynamic content areas that were branded for each of the hundreds of golf courses with unique content needs.
In addition to this solution, ListEngage also provided the tracking performance that American Golf needed for emails and subscriber activity.Back to Blog
Lynette Rambo is a Certified Email Marketing Specialist and a Marketing Consultant for the Salesforce Marketing Cloud. She has over 20 years of marketing, communications, design, and public relations experience for both small businesses and larger corporations. As a Marketing Consultant for ListEngage, Lynette consults clients on email marketing best practices, strategic planning, content creation, campaign management, and provides training and demos on the Marketing Cloud. She also works with the Salesforce CRM and connecting Sales and Marketing initiatives. You can contact Lynette at email@example.com.