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 […]

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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 […]

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Charles Addams and Me

. I have always wondered about the origins of my dark humor and was reminded by my older sister during my recent visit to Sleepy Hollow about my obsession with Charles Addams cartoons as a child. This actually pre-dates my ability to read so I can not remember a time without this fixation. . My […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Grimm tales spark festival’s frights at Poplar Grove Plantation

Link to the article HERE By K.J. Williams StarNews Correspondent Published: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 10:56 a.m. Last Modified: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 10:56 a.m. ( page of 2 ) SCOTTS HILL | Poplar Grove Plantation has reinvented its annual scare fest and will unveil a frightening tribute to the Brothers Grimm fairy […]

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The Best Halloween present EVER, minus the Therapy for the child

I have to admit that I always worry about a haunted hayride on opening night. It has all the potential problems of a first night theater show opening, plus the actors. Tech week is about 7 days, 23 hours and 30 minutes short. You don’t know what the last minute lighting you set up during […]

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Poplar Grove Plantation’s Halloween Festival is Just Around the Corner

Ahhhh…. Another year has gone by and we are back at Poplar Grove Plantation for another Halloween festival. We have only the time for a 15 second commercial this year. The final will run next week on TV. October 22nd , 23rd  & 24th  AND October 29th , 30th  & 31st   10200 US Highway 17 […]

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Keeping it Simple – Halloween 2009

As with anything else, my house is the last thing to get attention when setting up for Halloween. We threw this together in about 3 hours and built the FCG from scratch because for some reason, my old one is missing.   This is my first Halloween in this house and I always try to […]

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What a Great Friday Night at Poplar Grove!

Our monsters did Poplar Grove’s Haunted Hayride and house proud! I have a bunch of photos to look at but we are looking for more. If you took a picture of any of us, please email it to us and we will be more than happy to add it to the collection! Send it to […]

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