What to do after the honeymoon phased has waned After two weeks open and being treated to record numbers, many properties are starting to see some normalization as pent up demand has passed its peak and competition is kicking back in. Beyond demand, a number of contributing factors even boosted openings beyond expectations for some.…

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What we’ve learned from our industry and guests How is your reopening plan coming together? If you are finding it a challenge on many levels, you’re not alone. Many casino executives and marketing teams feel that they are being thrust into the position of making decisions regarding infectious disease, health and safety. Some would say…

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How to quickly set up cost effective communication channels As many of you have moved to limited hours or have closed, it’s important to keep the line of communication open with your team members. Constant communication will limit rumors, keep your team engaged, and possibly retain some of your workforce when it’s time to reopen.…

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With so many ways to consume video that go beyond television: smart phones, tablets, laptops … your marketing plan should include producing videos that promote your property, build a strong brand and reach your audience. The big question is: What type of video is right for you? Production companies will tell you most businesses want…

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Casino Marketing Budget - Budget Folder

How to factor in technology changes, competition and capital improvements For many properties, this summer will bring the process of putting together their FY2020 marketing budgets. With the number of changes in technology, competition, and market strength, evaluating how to allocate your budget has become a more critical aspect of the process. With the reduction…

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Move the Needle

It’s not too late for revenue-generating tactics in your advertising and marketing First of all, Happy New Year! By the time this is published, you will have made it through the holidays, and your first quarter is officially underway. Your promotions and budget are set, and you are ready to start a brand new year!…

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Three critical questions to evaluate your program In the 25 years since the launch of the first clickable web banner, the industry has continually reinvented itself as new technologies have become available. Digital marketing capabilities seem to evolve on a daily basis. This is why it is important to continually optimize and measure your digital…

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Online Marketing Tools

How additional touchpoints, such as IP targeting, will drive action As we all know, direct mail is an extremely effective medium to keep your guests coming back, because a good DM piece can hold everything from monthly offers and promotions, to concert announcements and dining specials. In addition to your monthly “core” mailers, direct mail…

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Google Autocomplete

Many of our past Flash articles have focused on the importance of a strong digital advertising presence. Why is Catalyst such a big proponent of digital? Simple … because it works. From SEM to display to IP targeting, we’ve helped our clients find success online, resulting in stronger revenues for their properties. So, what’s next?…

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Connected TV

Jump on this new TV outreach now Connected TV or Over-the-Top TV has been a growing trend in the last year. This type of TV viewing should not be a big surprise, as consumers take more control of how and when they watch TV. What may surprise you, however, is who is watching. The 55-plus…

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