Entertain your patrons before they go into your attraction!

These are my line entertainment for ‘Pandoras Psykotic Circus’ it helps to keep the queue under control when it gets a bit long. Queue entrainment is very important to a haunted attraction because if people get bored in line, they will have a bigger chance of going into your attraction with a negative attitude. This […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Get Your Haunted Attraction Noticed on Facebook! – Part 2

. . Facebook is a great tool, but only if it’s used correctly. In the previous article, we talked about choosing the right type of page for your Haunted attraction. This included some of the advantages and disadvantages of each. But that was then and this is now. . When building a facebook page, there […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Get Your Haunted Attraction Noticed on Facebook! – Part 1

. . Facebook is the juggernaut of social media in 2011. Facebook boasts on its own page that there are more than 750 million users and 50% of them get on facebook every day spending more than 700 billion minutes a month on the site. The average friend list size is 130 people. Most importantly, […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Queue control and The Scare Forward Technique

      . Have you ever been going through a haunted house and bumped into the crowd in front of you? Is it because they have stopped short because of a group in front of them? Haunted houses are dark and, well.. scary. The scared walk slowly and with trepidation and the brave tend […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Using Craigslist to Promote Your Haunt: Part 2

. The last post covered the importance of Craigslist as an advertising tool as well as how important it is to create a simple and visually  appealing call to action. This time, we are going to talk about placement of these ads and promotional models that can be employed. . BUT FIRST… here is a […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Like us on Facebbook to Win free tickets to the Haunt!

. We are trying to promote Poplar Grove’s new fan page on Facebook so we can keep in touch with anyone who is interested in coming to the Haunted attraction this year. SO we are having a daily drawing for free tickets once the Halloween season starts. The winners will be notified/posted on Facebook and […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Using Craigslist to Promote Your Haunt: Part 1

One of the best tools out there for free promotion is craigslist. I have used to buy and sell furniture, get rid of junk (CURB ALERT!!!) and find things to do in the local area. Craigslist is truly the internet’s flea market and I love it. Apparently, so do a lot of other people. . […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

WARNING! Dates on Calendar are Closer Than They Appear!

FUN FACT: Independence Day (July 4th) ALWAYS falls on the same day of the week as Halloween. This year it happens to be a Monday. For any serious haunter, professional or hobbyist, this is the wake-up call to get your rear in gear, start planning, writing, and building the things you need for the big […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Social Media is Scary Good for Advertising!

.   .   It’s almost July and I’m hard at work putting together some advertisement ideas for the 2011 Halloween haunting season. this year we are focusing more heavily on viral marketing on the internet as well as social media platforms like facebook and twitter.   The haunted industry, although ahead of the curve […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS