Dance & Movement

WEB DESIGN FOR DANCE & MOVEMENT COMPANIES

SPORTING MEDIA DESIGNS CUTTING-EDGE WEBSITES FOR COMPANIES AND GROUPS INVOLVED IN DANCE & MOVEMENT

Sporting Media designs and builds websites for companies and groups involved in Dance and Movement. We can deliver a wide variety of web solutions based on your requirements, ranging from those involved in running Street Dance groups to National Production Companies that require cutting edge designs and robust, scalable and efficient ticketing and e-commerce solutions.

The type of companies and groups we deliver website for include:-

  • Historical Dance and Folk Dancing Groups
  • Ballet Schools
  • Ballet Production Companies
  • Dance Schools
  • Dance Productions
  • Contemporary Dance Groups
  • Dance Teachers
  • Yoga Centres and Teachers
  • Cheerleaders and Cheerleading Organisations
  • Keep Fit Associations
  • Groups using dance for Movement and Fitness
  • Street Dancing Groups

We design websites that are functional, easy to use, are in keeping with your activities and marketing approach and are easy to update via world-class, built in content management systems. Once built, you’ll be able to update most parts of your website at any time, from any computer so that you can keep your pupils, participants, patrons and audience engaged with everything you do. You can even update your website from your mobile phone.

Depending on your exact requirements, here is the type of functionality and content that we can build into your new website:-

About

Everything people will want to know about your group, centre or organisation and how to get involved.

News and blogs

The latest news from your organisation including casting notices, bulletins, reports, blogs, lesson updates, newsletters, what’s on, announcement of performances or new initiatives, or retreat gatherings and any of your official magazines that can be ordered or downloaded online. You’ll be able to decide which news and blogs items can invite comments and you can mange comments administration and moderation through the administrative area.

Ticket Sales

We can build ticket sales capability into your website so that people can book tickets to performances and pay online via major secure payment gateways such as Paypal or Worldpay. For those who are staging major performances or national tour productions then we can integrate your site with the World’s leading international online ticketing agencies to give you the capacity to sell large volumes of tickets both in the UK and Internationally.

Online Shop

Shoppers from the UK bought £44 billion of goods online in 2010 spending more online than any other European country and this is set to rise for the next 5 years. We apply the level of time and professionalism required in building your online store so that it appeals to your online buyers. You will be able to update your shop through the content management system giving you the capability to sell dance shoes, clothing, books, dvd’s, meditation or dance music CD’s, lessons and classes or gift vouchers for lessons or classes through your online shop. For many companies a simple checkout system is all that is required but for major companies with national or international presence we can build e-commerce solutions utilizing the world’s fastest growing, most stable and most functional platform used by some of the biggest retail brands in the world. For more information on the enterprise level e-commerce solutions we can deliver please click here.

Calendars of events and lesson timetables

With a calendar or timetable system your website visitors can see at a glance exactly what courses, classes and events are scheduled for every day of every month and they can link directly from the calendar or timetable to the relevant page for that particular course, class or event. This calendar can be updated by you at any time through the content management system.

Course Details and Examinations

Breakdown of all courses and examinations together with the details needed to apply, the ability to apply online, the cost of the courses or exams and the details on what minimum requirements are required for entry. Details can include nationally recognised courses and national governing body exams.

Competitions

We can integrate a competition management system into your website which will enable you to set up and manage competitions through the content management system. You’ll be able to manage competition entries, take entry fees and report on competition news and results.

Membership and the Management of Patron Schemes

We can build in a complete Membership Management System that allow you to:-

Manage your memberships and renewals
Sell and renew patrons’ packages
Take membership fee payments online
Manage member organisations if your are a national council
Integrate members’ discounts into any online shopping and into performance ticket sales
Produce membership and patrons’ status reports and
Communicate with members and patrons via batch email announcements
Set up parts of your website that are accessible by members only

Press Room

Issue press releases online or directly to registered press members by automated email. Publish copies of reviews from the media. List your press contacts and invite the press to performance previews.

Email Marketing System

That allow you to manage numerous email marketing campaigns, produce html emails and deliver various volumes of batch emails directly from your website or via specialist high volume email marketing providers. You’ll also be able to send emails to your press contacts to announce press previews, issue press accreditations and announce press calls and photo opportunities.

Promote Your Sponsors

We can place Sponsors Logos in prime positions within your website which can be swapped out at any time or added to.

School, Centre or Instructor Locater

Let your web visitors find their nearest school, centre or teacher with quick, effective drop down searches.

Alumni

Including who to contact, career update forms, reunions and events.

Social Media

We can build social media buttons built into your site, setting up RSS news feeds from your site into various social media websites such as Facebook so that clubs dance clubs, studios, teachers and production companies  are communicating with a whole range of social media websites whenever they post news on their main website. We can help you share image galleries with websites such as Flickr and the set up social media pages within Facebook, Twitter, Linked in and others and thereby maximizing your reach to previously un-tapped online markets as well as driving traffic back to your website, your online shop or your one ticket sales section.

Photo Galleries

We can provide numerous photo gallery styles and part of the design process will be to choose the style of photo gallery that suits you best. The photo galleries are easy to update and this is a great way to keep your service users up to date on all that is happening. We can show you how to optimise your images for the web as part of your initial training so that people in your organisation can maintain your photo galleries.

Videos

Through the content management system you’ll be able to add videos directly to your website at any time without using Youtube or other networks or by hosting videos directly within your website. For those organisations that need to deliver delayed or live videos in high volumes we can implement a word-leading system that will allow you to deliver live video streaming to very high volumes of viewers across a whole range of web platforms.

Resources Centre

We can build a resources centre which can be free to access to accessible only to members or subscribers. Here your visitors will be able to download information, PDF books and manuals and watch instructional videos.

We hope this section gives you an idea of the type of content and functionality that we can build into your new website, subject to your exact requirements. If you have any questions, or to find out more about our web consultancy, web design, web building or website marketing services for Dance Production Companies or for Dance & Movement groups or projects then please get in touch.
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