You are planning your grand opening and you imagine a packed room with family, friends, business associates, and employees all huddled together interacting. What is stopping this reality from happening?
I am finding many business entrepreneurs have great insight about their new business, but lack the marketing skills required to have a successful grand opening. With that said, I put together a list of 35 Creative Tips for having a Successful Grand Opening. These tips are in no particular order and are just that, tips […]
Advertise – In the weeks before your grand opening, get your name out there as much as possible. Check out local newspapers, and websites like Craigslist to advertise the details of your grand opening.
Grand openings and ribbon cuttings don’t have to be limited to businesses that have retail locations. If your “real estate” is your website and you work out of your home, this great public relations opportunity is available to you as well, although you will have to plan it a bit differently than someone with a […]
While there are no firm statistics, professionals have noticed that the majority of businesses that close within the first two years did not have an official grand opening event. Those same pros continue to surmise that if you create a successful grand opening, you’ll set the pace for the weeks and months ahead. This has […]
Make the Grand Opening Sale Special No matter if this is your first or your 100th store grand opening; people will expert some type of sale. In fact most store grand openings use sales as a tool to lure in customers, but be creative in your sales marketing and reap profit and create loyal customers. […]
Define what the press release is going to highlight. Keep it to the point-press releases are no more than one page. Structure the first ten words of the first paragraph to be the focus of the press release. These ten words are the most important and will determine if the reader continues reading. Write the […]
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Going beyond the typical nuggets and fries Going out to eat should be enjoyable, but also healthy for the entire family. Many restaurants are now catering to children and kid’s meals are becoming the competitive difference between success and failure. In the past, kid’s meals were boring in design, presentation, and had few options; but […]
Reward Programs Many stores are offering reward programs and the best time sign people up is at the grand opening. Have staff on hand with clipboards and pen ready to sign people up while waiting in line. Make it as effortlessly as possible for them to become a loyal shopper. The easier you make the […]