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painting for charity

According to Charity Navigator, charitable giving to nonprofit organizations in America during 2014 topped $358 billion. This is a good thing, because charities provide many important services to local communities. Most of that money raised came from individuals and fundraisers operated by the nonprofit. Some of the funds did come from corporations, but it was only a small portion of the overall funds raised. What this means is that nonprofits simply must conduct fundraisers to stay

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glow stick

If there is one thing that tweens love it is something that glows in the dark. If you are looking for ways to reach out to middle school and junior high students, adding a glow in the dark party to your lineup aimed at this specific age group can increase your registrations and help you reach out to a local demographic while they are still young. As they get older, they’ll remember the fun they

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community mural

If you’re like most business owners, you’ve probably tried common advertising approaches. Perhaps you’ve placed an ad or two in local papers, participated in a door hanger program, or even attended a few local fairs. However, if you really want to get involved in the community and make your business a household name, then you need to think outside the box and come up with events that will get everyone talking. Wall Mural Community Event Creating

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Each year at the end of August, in the little southern Indiana town of Sellersburg, there is an event put on called Art in Speed Park. The event showcases local artists and craftsmen and draws people from all over the area. At this event, a local winery had a booth set up, selling very simple examples of the things they sell at their paint and sip and other events they host regularly, such as sangria.

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child painting

According to the the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 50 million students in the United States at 98,500 public schools. In addition, there are private schools, charter schools, and home school groups. If you aren’t marketing to this segment of the population, you are missing out on a large demographic that could become loyal customers. Take It to the School One of the easiest ways to reach kids is inside the schools.

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painted pumpkin

The days are growing a bit cooler here and there and autumn is right around the corner. Now is the time to start planning for your Halloween themed paint and sip events. Keep in mind that parents are now looking for safer alternatives to trick or treating. A family event that celebrates the season and offers a safe place for kids to gather candy and have fun may be the perfect way to reach out

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bachelorette

If you haven’t yet tapped into the market of bachelorette parties, this is a demographic you can promote your paint and sip events to easily. When it comes to celebrating her upcoming nuptials, today’s bride-to-be is more interested in creating a memorable experience for her and her family and friends than in having a wild party. Yes, you will be competing with venues like salons and spas, but what you have to offer is fun,

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mixing paint

Universtiy of California, San Francisco defines team building as an “ongoing process that helps a work group evolve into a cohesive unit.” Done right, team building exercises can bring workers together, enhance their creativity and teach them to work as a cohesive unit instead of competing individuals. Paint and wine is the perfect combination to create team skills for any group. These events can be held at your paint and sip location or you can

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reach customers

Since the average business replaces about 10% of its customer base each year, publications such as Forbes advise business owners to use some tried and true methods to reach new customers. Tested tips include offering great customer service, asking for referrals from current customers and advertising in local publications. However, if you really want to target people you’ve not reached before and get some buzz going, you need to think outside the norm and be

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contests drive traffic

Contests are a simple way to drive people to your paint and sip events. There are many different contest types you could offer as an enticement. For example, you could host a contest for the person who brings the most guests, offer a drawing via social media or even offer a door prize. Using Contests to Drive Social Media You likely already have a list of clients from past events who follow you on social

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