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5 Things To Look For In Online Party Booking Software

Posted by Grey Burnett on Aug 9, 2012 12:30:00 PM

Shopping for any software to manage your business can be stressful but choosing online party booking software can be especially difficult. Your customer is the one using this software, so if you have a problem, it isn't just frustrating, it looks unprofessional. So how can you avoid problems and find the perfect solution for your business? Here are 5 questions to ask when you talk to software companies about online party booking software.

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Topics: FEC, Sales, Birthday Party & Groups, Online Sales & Ticketing

Beyond The Arcade: Other Uses for a Debit Card System

Posted by Grey Burnett on Jul 31, 2012 9:59:00 AM

A couple weeks ago, I shared some of the many advantages of using a debit card system in your arcade. It can help you increase sales, build customer loyalty, reduce costs and eliminate employee theft. But a debit card system (and the cards themselves) can also do a lot outside of the arcade.

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Topics: FEC, Waterparks, Customer Loyalty, Cashless

Improve Your FEC's Marketing Through "Targeting"

Posted by Grey Burnett on Jul 27, 2012 8:30:00 AM

We are all assaulted in our mailboxes and inboxes with an endless stream of advertisements and coupons, most of which are pretty easy to ignore. Some seem to jump out at us (those are frequently the coupons that we use) but what makes them different? It all hit me last weekend while I was driving 30 minutes out of my way to use a coupon that my wife and I had received in the mail. This coupon stood out from the pack because it seemed like something special and exclusive, just for us.

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Topics: Marketing, Birthday Party & Groups

How is a Debit Card System Better Than Tokens and Tickets?

Posted by Grey Burnett on Jul 19, 2012 10:11:00 AM

We all know someone that always wants the latest and greatest gadget or the newest, slickest software simply because it exists. I have a friend that bought an iPad when they first came out specifically for reading books. Once he realized the Kindle he already had was better for reading books his iPad was left on a shelf to collect dust.

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Topics: FEC, Redemption Management, Cashless

Point Of Sale Security: Protecting What's Yours

Posted by Grey Burnett on Jul 3, 2012 5:02:00 PM

What's one of the main reasons FECs, amusement parks, skating rinks and other entertainment businesses are interested in using a Point of Sale System? Security. Entertainment businesses frequently rely on part-time teenagers who have a tendency to be less than honest. One of the simplest ways that an employee can make himself a "silent partner" in your business is to make a sale to a customer and then refund that transaction and put the money in their pocket.

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Topics: FEC, Point of Sale, Employee Management