saffireeventsGet EducatedBE SMART ABOUTWHATYOU ARE OFFERING YOUR SPONSOR• Know your business• Learn about potential Sponsorbusiness• Offer relevantpartnership options• Always ask for theirsupport
saffireeventsGet InvolvedFIND THINGS YOU CANDO TOSUPPORT YOURPOTENTIALSPONSOR’SBUSINESS• Can you use theirproduct/serviceat your event?• Can you use theirproduct/serviceat home?• Can you recommendtheirproduct/serviceto someoneelse?• Can you volunteerorsend volunteersfor theirorganization?
saffireeventsGet MoneyMAKEIT EASY FOR YOUR SPONSORS TO SUPPORT YOU• Makeyour sponsorshippackages clear & concise• Organize your invoices—bill at the appropriate time• Allow sponsorsto pay online• Use an ecommerce system thatcharges per transaction,nota percentage
saffireeventsPARTNERSHIP.Always remember: It’s aYour sponsors are more likely to stay with you ifyou have a relationship past the sponsorship.
saffireevents“Free” StuffWecan’t give away the profits!Maybe you can’t affordNOT to.Making Sponsorsfeel special will go along way. Most digital marketingdoesn’tcost you anything but time &effort.
saffireevents• Onesocial media post, plan to givetwo–It’s FREE.• Logo ononeeblast, and thennoonebuysthe space for thenextone,extendthesponsorship• Sharebusinessposts onFacebook—quicklybecoming theBEST wayto gain exposureonFacebook,and businesseswillappreciate it!Ideas
saffireeventsHITS VERSUS VISITSA "hit" is a requestofthe server.Ifyouhave a page that has five pictures onit, that page is equalto sixhits, the page and then thefivegraphics. Peoplereport "hits" to a sponsor.This is wrong, because itcreates aninflated reportof sitetraffic.Visitors are thenumberofindividualpeoplecoming intothesite. Usually thisnumberis reportedright alongside Page Views-thetotal non-uniquepage views.
saffireeventsSPONSORS?What should I show my potental