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Free FEC Sales and Marketing Checklist

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jul 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Are you doing all you can at your FEC to maximize your bottom line?

Get guests to come in and keep them coming back for more with a solid sales process and a toolbox full of marketing efforts to entice guests ... and improve profits. Here’s what you can do to keep your facility top of mind and guests jumping for more.

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Topics: FEC, Point of Sale, Marketing, Sales, Facility Operations, Online Sales & Ticketing

5 Ways a Poor Online Sales Experience Costs Your FEC or Amusement Park Money

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jun 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

You work hard to run your business and offer your guests a safe, clean and exciting place to have fun; naturally, you want it to thrive.

One important tool that successful businesses have in common is a well-performing online purchase experience.

Some of the benefits include receiving revenue in advance, shorter wait times and “sales while you sleep” – but if implemented ineffectively, your online store could be working against your business.

In our experience, there are a handful of common pitfalls many FECs, trampoline parks, and amusement and water parks still succumb to … and they could be costing your business money. Here are the top five:

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Topics: Point of Sale, Sales, Birthday Party & Groups, Online Sales & Ticketing

Free Point of Sale System Checklist

Posted by Sherry Howell on May 22, 2019 11:26:54 AM

A POS system should do much, much more than just process transactions.

The right solution can create efficiencies and enhance your FEC in ways you might never have expected—and in more than just one area. Take the test to see if yours is hitting the mark.

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Topics: Point of Sale, Access Control, Employee Management, Facility Operations, Cashless, Online Sales & Ticketing, Food & Beverage

5 Must-Have Features for Guest Waivers

Posted by Sherry Howell on Mar 14, 2017 11:25:38 AM

Before asking your guests to sign, make sure your company's release form is optimized for safety, legality and a positive customer experience.

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Topics: Marketing, Integrated Waivers, Online Sales & Ticketing

4 Ways FEC Software Takes The Hassle Out Of Party Scheduling

Posted by Grey Burnett on Apr 17, 2014 11:00:00 AM

You’ve built your family entertainment center, complete with numerous activities that will be “fun for the entire family.” You’ve hired cashiers, bought the cash registers. The doors open and in come the crowds. Cash and credit card transactions are moving at a rapid pace. Everything is going well, until a family comes in for the party that they scheduled but you can’t find it flipping through pages of your schedule book. You scramble to accomodate the party but they can tell that you're not prepared.

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

The Next Generation of Online Liability Waivers

Posted by Brant Burnett on Sep 4, 2013 9:25:00 AM

Today CenterEdge Software is excited to announce the release the first phase of our next generation online waiver system. This new system is based on a wide variety of feedback that we've collected from our customers and this first phase incorporates many of the most requested features. Here are a few of the highlights:

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Topics: CenterEdge News, Integrated Waivers, Cashless, Online Sales & Ticketing

6 Ways To Increase Ticket Sales With Your Online Ticketing Software

Posted by Grey Burnett on Sep 18, 2012 5:06:00 PM

Last week, we talked about how online ticketing software can help your bottom line. In a nutshell, when you sell tickets online, you’ll be able to sell more tickets, you’ll get access to a new revenue stream with convenience fees and you’ll be able to cut back on front line labor.

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Topics: Marketing, Sales, Online Sales & Ticketing

3 Reasons You Can’t Afford To Live Without Online Ticketing Software

Posted by Grey Burnett on Sep 11, 2012 3:18:00 PM

It seems strange that online ticketing has only been in the mainstream for a decade or so. For a while, it was mostly concert tickets purchased through Ticketmaster. Then, slowly but surely, movie theatres and some larger parks like theme parks and zoos started to offer tickets online. Now, nearly every entertainment venue from trampoline parks and laser tag facilities to water parks and aquariums offers some type of online ticket sales.

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Topics: FEC, Facility Operations, Online Sales & Ticketing

New Features: iPod-based Mobile Ticket And Card Validation

Posted by Brant Burnett on Aug 30, 2012 8:00:00 AM


With CenterEdge Advantage 12.1, we released an iPod-based platform for mobile validation of tickets and cards called CenterEdge Mobile.  We recently released a lot of great new features, but this is one of my personal favorites.  It opens up a whole new world of possibilities for parks and family entertainment centers, and does so at a very reasonable cost.

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Topics: CenterEdge Advantage POS, Cashless, Online Sales & Ticketing

Introducing The Top 5 Myths About Online Party Booking Software

Posted by Grey Burnett on Aug 22, 2012 11:27:00 PM

Over the last few years, adding online party bookings to your birthday party center software has gone from being an exciting high-tech luxury to a business necessity. You've been considering entering this new world for a while, but there are too many doubts and uncertainties.

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