fibodo powers Irish Golf Expo online ‘custom fit’ bookings

fibodo, the online marketplace for consumers to ‘find, book and do’ activities, has partnered with the Irish Golf Expo (IGE) to offer advanced booking for custom fittings. From the Irish Golf Expo home page customers choose ‘book your custom fit here’, select their preferred Golf manufacturer and then book the best available time slot.

‘As Ireland’s leading golf show we’re always looking for ways to improve our visitor experience from year to year. fibodo’s platform allows visitors planning their day to book and pay for a custom fitting slot, so they don’t miss out on the opportunity have their clubs made to measure. It’s one, new way we are   providing the highest level of customer service’ said Paul Shaw, Director at Irish Expo.

Paul went on: ‘With the build up to the show well under away and more coverage on social media from the brands than ever before, it was important for us to serve new customers who want immediate booking options.’

‘We are delighted to be powering the custom fitting services at this years Irish Golf Expo. Fibodo connects golf lovers with brands in 3 simple clicks, leaving the Irish Golf Expo team to concentrate on getting more people into our wonderful game,’ said Anthony Franklin, founder and CEO of fibodo.

Irish Golf Expo is Ireland’s largest golf show. This year it is relocating to City West, Dublin on 25th & 26th February 2017 (10am – 5pm). Visitors will be engaged in a unique, interactive golf experience supported by the biggest names in the golf industry. Aimed at promoting golf participation in Ireland and providing golf enthusiasts with a chance to get up close and personal with the latest equipment, gadgets and golf accessories, the 2017 Irish Golf Expo is an unmissable event in the Irish golfing calendar.

Click here to check out the Irish Golf Expo website: http://www.irishgolfexpo.com/

Click here to check out the Irish Golf Expo booking page on fibodo: https://www.fibodo.com/irishgolfexpo

Fran Bune, Head of Golf, will be attending the show and to find out more about fibodo and how it can help grow you business contact here at: fran.bune@fibodo.com

Notes to editorsfibodo is a British-based technology company, founded by former PGA golf professional Anthony Franklin. Its FIBODO app empowers people to find, book and do sport and other activities in their local area by connecting them with activity providers or hosts. The platform also provides an online business tool to a growing number of freelance golf professionals, tennis coaches, personal trainers and fitness coaches, which manages their schedules, handles payments and attracts new customers.

fibodo has been core to the British Golf Industry Association’s annual campaign to attract new and lapsed players: National Golf Month. In 2017, fibodo will once again be the technology backbone of this campaign.

Media contact:James Thellusson / James@dissident.biz / UK 44 (0) 7973633249

fibodo launches media campaign with Mediadrive

fibodo, an online business tool, designed to help consumers find, book and do activities where they live, is launching a new consumer advertising campaign to boost its brand awareness among British golfers and to drive bookings through the fibodo platform for those golf professionals already signed up to it.

The campaign will run on the main tour golf websites such as PGATour.com and on other golf platforms such as Golfshake.com and HowDidIDo.co.uk. from this month.

We’re delighted to be partnering with Mediadrive, who have unrivalled scale in reaching the golf audience in the UK and throughout Europe.Anthony Franklin, Founder of fibodo

The campaign is expected to reach in excess of one million golfers in the UK.

‘This campaign will boost our brand awareness and drive bookings for fibodo professionals. We already have over 1,000 golf professionals signed up and I hope this campaign, along with other marketing initiatives we have lined up over the coming months, will encourage more professionals to try fibodo,’ said Anthony Franklin, founder and CEO of fibodo.

He went on: ‘We’re delighted to be partnering with Mediadrive, who have unrivalled scale in reaching the golf audience in the UK and throughout Europe.’Tom Warden, an account manager from Mediadrive said: ‘The campaign is using clever frequency capping and optimization to reach as many nomadic golfers and club members as possible to encourage app downloads and bookings. Aside from the main tour websites, other publishers such as GolfShake.com, HowDidIDo.co.uk and GolfEmpire.co.uk will play a key part in the campaign.’

Over 1,000 golf professionals currently use fibodo or approximately 20% of all UK golf professionals. It is also the technology backbone of the UK’s National Golf Month (which kicks off in May) and is the UK’s largest campaign designed to attract new players to the game of golf. This year National Golf Month is focused on women.

fibodo’s easy to use platform allows consumers to search and book health and fitness activities near them, from professionals and clubs listed on the fibodo system, in only two clicks. fibodo then automatically arranges confirmations and reminders and processes payments.

From a professional’s perspective the benefit of fibodo is that it reduces ‘no shows’, boosts sales and saves professional ‘Hosts’ significant amounts of administrative time and effort. British users are reporting time savings of between 50-100 hours per annum and sales uplifts of 3-5%.

Additionally, fibodo’s ability to link seamlessly with social media platforms like Facebook and its back end data analytics mean that professionals have been able to improve their customer insight, sales and marketing.

For more information watch the video below:

Campaign visuals available on request.

Notes to editors
fibodo is a British-based technology company, founded by former PGA golf professional Anthony Franklin. Its FIBODO app empowers people to find, book and do sport and other activities in their local area by connecting them with activity providers or hosts. The platform also provides an online business tool to a growing number of freelance golf professionals, tennis coaches, personal trainers and fitness coaches, which manages their schedules, handles payments and attracts new customers.

fibodo has been core to the British Golf Industry Association’s annual campaign to attract new and lapsed players: National Golf Month. In 2017, fibodo will once again be the technology backbone of this campaign.

Media contact:
James Thellusson / James@dissident.biz / UK +44 (0) 7973633249