Deciding how and when to take action on your experiential marketing idea can be the most difficult part of initiating a campaign. So many questions come to mind during your initial planning stages. Some of the most frequent concerns can send you spinning into a critical case of ‘analysis paralysis’,
- Location. Where do you start? Which area will be right for your product and brand, and most importantly: Your target market.
- How can you (really) make a deep connection with your customers?
- How do you make an impact and gain the attention of your target customers?
- What is the best concept for your execution? Flyers? Swag? Contests?
- Where can you find the perfect brand ambassadors for your product? (So important!)
- How do you design truly effective talking points for your team?
Take a peek at our step by step guide (infographic) to adding guerrilla marketing or street teams into your experiential marketing mix!
Lucky415 creates flyering campaigns for customers all across the nation for clients all over the country (and world). We use these type of campaigns to distribute hand to hand, door to door, and also at sports games and events. These types of campaigns are typically large scale and can see a great return for the hours that are spent working for our teams and for the amount of flyers that are typically ordered.
The great thing about flyering campaigns is in business, it works! We know it works even if the return is low. You, as the business owner will always see a return. Flyers are fast to be printed and low cost to be made. The hardest part for most clients is getting the right people to distribute these flyers into the right hands, or in some cases, the right doors. That’s where we come in. We hire the correct people, for the right amount of hours, for exactly what you need. Say you are looking to flyer for an upcoming new night event and want a specific type of look? well.. We have that. We can prepare the teams, have them pick up the materials (Or have it sent to them), and have everything taken care of for you, so there is no stress in the preparations.
Flyering is a simple marketing method but so many business owners fail to utilize flyers to their full potential. When it comes to marketing for flyers, a message must be visualized by the end buyer. Depending on the print medium chosen, the message must be visualized in different ways. You must think of what will pop out first. What is going to catch their eyes first? What is going to make them keep that flyer vs. throw it away?
The key to flyering now-a-days is making sure the customers know what you are going to offer them! Make sure you offer it up and that message is right up front! Then, along with that, our ambassadors will share that message along with how they can get this special offer. These key things can grow your business even more than the average 1% return rate that most events will see.
Want to know how to make an even more successful event? Give us a call and see if we are the right team for you!
When you are in need of a Marketing company for your events, let us handle the details for you!
I know you are asking yourself, Why Lucky415 instead of these other companies that google pulls up for me? Well, I am here to give you the reasons why Lucky415 is there for you.
Lucky415 has been in the industry since 2003. Since that time we have built up a nationwide database that can bring in ambassadors in nearly every city in the US and even in Canada. We have specialized in nearly every type of event and event style and will strive to make your event exactly what you need with the ambassadors that love to be in this industry. Lucky415 really works one on one with every client that comes to us to give them the best service possible. We invest our time to ensure that these events go off without a hitch so these days are easier on our clients.
We spend extra time interviewing and asking our event staff the right questions to make sure they are the right fit for every team they are on. If the event is for a Yoga product, we make sure the ambassadors not only come in already knowing about Yoga, but typically, many of them will be Yogi’s.
Not really sure on what type of event you need, but know you need the marketing to get the word out on your brand? Well our in house team can assist you in creating the right project/event for your company. We want what is best for our Clients and we can help you get to the right event for you.
Do you need an event staffed for this weekend and have nothing in the works yet? Well send us a message and see what we can do for you! If you are in a large city, because we have such a large data base, we can typically staff events with just a 1-2 day notice. If it is a smaller city, we just ask/request a little extra time. However it never hurts to ask as we can always try to work our magic.
Lucky415 is working around the clock to make sure our clients are happy. We work with our on-site teams at all hours to make sure everything they need is in place and check in several days early to make sure that all materials and event needs are taken care of so all events can take place with no issues. We do everything we can to get a fantastic event for both our clients, but also make sure our ambassadors are happy so they make the best impression on everyone in site while they are in the field.
One thing that will make nearly every client happy, we have competitive rates that are lower than most in the industry. We even offer discounts when booking multiple events at once. All of our quotes are customized to fit your needs and the event at hand. We get as much information as possible up front, so we are as accurate as possible with our quotes, because no one likes surprises, especially when it comes to event costs!
So- We ask.. Is Lucky415 right for your company? Send us an email or give us a call to find out!
For a quote, email email@example.com or give us a call at 415-365-0041.
We are happy to announce that we are now booking demo events for the holiday season.
Lucky 415 Marketing and Promotions has been providing brand ambassadors for demonstrative marketing campaigns since 2002. We have had the pleasure of representing multiple clients over the past 16 years and consistently do our best to make sure each of them is satisfied to the fullest extent.
We offer a variety of experiential marketing services including, but not limited to:
In Field Marketing Managers
Retail “In-store” demos
Live Music Ambassador Teams
Guerrilla Marketing Activations
Tradeshow Booth Models & Ambassadors
Festival Event Staff
Contact us today for a free quote! You can reach our demo coordinator at 415-365-0041 ext. 5 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you want to get paid to travel? Have you thought about becoming a tour manager but your just not sure how? When I finished college all I wanted to do was travel the world and find a way to get paid to do it. After lots of research and sending out tons of resumes I came across the event-marketing and cause marketing field. I had never been told that such jobs existed. I was ready to pack my bags and head to Africa as a shotgun rider on an overland expedition. At the time I was offered a job on a nationwide event marketing tour to help promote Mothers Against Drunk driving and DARE. This was my first job into the world of event marketing, as a tour manager. My first contract was to travel the nation for almost a year setting up events each week in different cities. Each week I was in a new place and I loved every minute of it. I managed event teams, labor crews, I worked with truck drivers, lots of volunteers, and tons of sponsors. The second tour I landed was as the sponsorship manager for Blue Clues Live. I traveled the nation to venues such as Radio City and other well-known theaters. I traveled with the entire cast and crew of the show. My job was to make sure all the sponsorship was displayed perfectly in each venue and to meet with sponsors. Once again.. I was paid very well to travel. When the show was over I landed another job as an event marketing tour manager and I had a few months to wait before the job started so I headed to Europe to travel and explore. I came back and traveled again for almost a year and then I went and hiked all over Switzerland and got an apartment in Norway for a while. I then landed another tour and came back to the states and traveled some more. This is very common in the world of event marketing and tours. Many tour managers will work 5-12 months of the year and then travel and live over seas and come back and work on another tour. So if you love to travel.. being an event marketing tour manager, mobile tour manager, or sponsorship manager is the way to go. I not only was paid to travel the United States and Canada but I was also able to travel to Spain, Morocco,Germany,Portugal,Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K., Scotland,France, Italy, Solvania, Croatia, Hungary,Austria,Belgium,Norway, Holland and many other countries. One of the best ways to become a tour manager is to work as many events as possible. When you work the events give 180% and talk to the tour managers and ask them for any advice they might have on how to become a tour manager. Be ready to travel with in a few days notice. Often I would get tours that started in a week or month away so I had to make sure I was ready to leave and hit the road for 5-12 months with out a lot of time to prepare. Another great way to find out about tours is to read Promo Magazine and the Event Marketer Magazine. They both often have lots of articles on mobile tours and event marketing programs. This is a great resource if you are interested in the field. Here is a link to an article about a promotional tour I did in 2003 for Crayola Crayons.http://www2.crayola.com/mediacenter/index.cfm?display=press_release&news_id=104
If you have any questions about being a tour manager feel free to contact me directly at email@example.com and we would be happy to answer your questions.
Many clients have asked us (during an agency screening process) how it is possible for one agency to staff a mobile tour with multiple cities. The answer to that is quite simple. Experience.
Over the last 9 years, we have established trust worthy and reliable, top notch event staff in a vast number of cities throughout the US by spending countless hours, tirelessly recruiting and interviewing local staff members and only then inviting them to work with us. As a result of this process, we have built a rock solid database of exceptional event staff, hiring only the absolute best in every area.
Recruiting experienced and knowledgeable staff is a very time consuming process, this is the majority of the reason that most agencies just post ads on Craigslist or the likes. It takes many years of perseverance for an agency to have a valuable pool of event staff with which they work with. To be quite honest, if you haven’t staffed a few events in a particular city in the past (i.e. experience) then you really have no reason to have recruited staff in that area in the first place. The bottom line is this: Experience is pretty much everything in event staffing. If you’re working with an event staffing agency now, inquire about their specific experience in each city of your mobile tour. The future of your project could rely on it.
Sr. Account Manager
Lucky 415 Marketing and Promotions, Inc.
Why you should make sure your event staffing agency does mandatory phone trainings before a event?
Your tour managers have a hard enough job as it is. Making sure a rig or mobile tour is in the right spot at the right time. Making sure everything looks perfect before there event starts.
The last thing a tour manager has time to do right before a event begins is to explain from scratch what the tour or promotion is about and to try and have a team that is brand new remember product details or sponsorship details within 5 minutes.
As a tour manager myself before I started an event staffing agency, I can’t tell you how many times I had event staff show up that told me they had no idea what they were doing. They were just told to wear khaki pants and be at the event site at 8am. I would then have to spend time trying to go over the product details while I was also trying to make sure the event was ready to go. Sometimes but rarely a team would have read over all the product details on there own and would show up knowing all about the product. This saved so much time and energy. An excellent agency should also make sure their event staff know the product info before they show up to an event. An excellent agency will line up a free mandatory phone training meeting for the teams before the promotion at no additional charge. This will ensure that your promotion runs very smoothly and most importantly, efficiently.
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