Easy Does It: Hownd Delivers More Customers With Less Effort

More customers with less effort

Universally speaking, owning and operating a local business will always be a labor of love. That’s a given. But when you consider the lifeblood of your business — namely the customers — attracting new and returning visitors on a sustainable level doesn’t have to come at the expense of stretching yourself thin. Fortunately, more customers […]

5 Key Marketing Strategies for Family Entertainment Centers During the Economic Crisis

Entertainment Center

At this very moment, it’s only human to feel mentally exhausted, overwhelmed, and more than a little stuck when it comes to developing key marketing strategies to effectively advertise  your family entertainment center during the current economic crisis. The COVID-19 outbreak has, in very little time, completely altered the way businesses do business. With little […]

Hownd Creates Support Vouchers to Help Local Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

As a business owner, one is usually prepared for the highs and lows, the tough times, and the late nights poring over every last detail of their livelihood. But in just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 outbreak has caused a once-in-a-lifetime disruption of rapid closures and mass uncertainty across industries on a global scale. […]

The Big Easy and Back: Hownd Goes to Amusement Expo International 2020

No risk-it, all biscuit—and maybe a few beignets. That’s right, the Hownd team has made the journey to New Orleans for Amusement Expo International 2020, an annual event for the coin-op and revenue-generating amusement, music, and family entertainment industry. For us, it represents a unique and invaluable experience to connect with FEC owners and operators […]

FetchRev Announces New Name, Logo and Capabilities for Merchants and Consumers

FetchRev, an automated marketing platform that generates foot traffic for local businesses by delivering targeted promotions to consumers, has announced a new brand name, logo, and imminent launch of an entirely new platform with capabilities for merchants and their existing and future customers. FetchRev will become Hownd™ when it officially sunsets its brand later this […]

To Redeem or Not to Redeem. That is the Question.

We know that employee time is precious. Every day brings its own difficulties for your team and we know it can be hard to minimize distractions. Even simple tasks like marking used coupons as redeemed in your FetchRev dashboard can be difficult, and we get that! However, if you would humor me, I want to […]

How To Turn Website Visitors Into Paying Customers

They say that you can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can certainly judge a business by its website. Broken links, out of date information and overly-aggressive advertising not only look bad, but also leave a distasteful first impressions — and first impressions can either bring in sales or influence customers to spend […]

The Common Denominator of Successful Marketing

The only constant in marketing is change. Looking back over my career I recall many milestones and trends/fads. There was the newsletter craze of the mid-2000’s to stay in “constant contact” with your customers. It came in hot as small business owners discovered a new way to keep their message in front of ideal customers […]