Active People Interactive launched

Sport England have just launched a tool for analysing Active People Survey (APS) data. It’s called Active People Interactive and is available at I’ve been using it for a while and it’s absolutely amazing. Much better than their old Active People Diagnostic, which was almost impossible to use. It offers quick and easy access […] Read more »

Social media training

Vicki Hall is our new Marketing and Social Media Manager. She delivers a fantastic social media workshop for NGB’s, sports clubs and leisure sector professionals. Below are some details of the interactive workshop: What is social media What Facebook can offer your club and useful tips What Twitter can offer your club and useful tips Safeguarding […] Read more »

How to get funding from the Community Sport Activation Fund

The Community Sport Activation Fund is a £40 million Lottery revenue fund developed to support grassroots activity at a very local level. It’s managed by Sport England, and they don’t prescribe how projects are delivered, but instead invest in what works best in different areas, based on local evidence. Projects can be for up to three years […] Read more »

What we do

I sometimes get asked what we do at Make Sport Fun. And the answer is quite simple. We run marketing campaigns and marketing training for sport and activity. Of course that’s a summary for lots of different services that we offer: insight work into how best to market to different segments writing marketing plans design writing […] Read more »

Creating Connections across health, fitness, sport and leisure

FIA FLAME Conference, 13 July 2011 The Fitness Industry Association’s annual conference is back and this year they will be focussing on “Creating Connections – The key to our future”. The proliferation of social technology means that we live in an increasingly connected world, a world where consumers expect their suppliers to be transparent, accessible […] Read more »

FREE marketing training for personal trainers

Are you a personal trainer? Or do you know any personal trainers who would appreciate some free marketing training? This free 1-hour teleseminar will help Personal Trainers to: get more personal training clients learn the tips and tricks used by sports and activity organisations to market themselves learn about free activity marketing resources they can […] Read more »

Social media marketing workshop

This step-by-step workshop explains how to use social media like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and blogs to get people active. It teaches: how social media differs from traditional marketing and why it’s growing so fast 5 golden rules for effective social media communication 5 key social media tools and where they are best used – […] Read more »

How to write effective marketing materials

You should make your marketing materials, your flyers, posters and leaflets work hard for you. They can save you lots of effort and time by getting people to turn up to your activity taster sessions or getting people to sign up for your marketing list. To help you with this we’ve turned our popular “How […] Read more »

Now available for free online – Top 10 ways to increase participation seminar

The response to our free “Top 10 ways to increase participation seminar” has been great. We’ve run 6 full seminars already, and have got another 2 booked up. And we’ve had really good feedback from everyone who’s come (you can see a few of the testimonials at the bottom of this page – However […] Read more »