Facebook Prize Wheel App

You can’t get much more viral that Facebook. Add a Virtual Prize Wheel to the mix and BOOM! This Facebook application will not only drive people to your Fan page but you’ll aquire their contact data while they are playing your Facebook Prize Wheel. We will be posting a few Facebook App Prize Wheel ideas in the next few weeks. Check back with us and take a test spin on this demo Fan page. Click Here for the Facebook Prize Wheel.

Prize Wheel for Reggae Festival

State Reggae Festival

Objective: To increase awareness of event and to promote advanced ticket sales thereby generating immediate income and on-going support for the Reggae Festival.

Solution: 60 days prior to the festival a virtual prize wheel was implemented on the festivals website. Over the course of the 60 day period 3000 people familiar with the Reggae Festivals’ brand played the prize wheel. The players contact data was recorded and used to advance their advanced sales initiative and to be a reminded of the event via email campaigns.

Results: An email list of over 3000 addresses captured in 60 days, the highest pre-event online ticket sales, and the largest turnout in the festivals history.

Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Contest

Downtown Mystic Scarecrow Contest
Businesses of Downtown Mystic Business Association of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce and Mystic Net Marketing are holding a scarecrow contest from October 9th, 2009 to November 6th, 2009. Everyone is welcome to vote. Voting is conducted online at www.mystictoday.com/vote

Historic Downtown Mystic is noted for its wonderful water views; but this season brings a touch of rural New England farmland to the streets. Several downtown businesses are offering their versions of the classic scarecrow. The scarecrow is iconic to the rural landscape and now, The Daniel Packer Inne, The Whalers Inn, Or-Gan-Ik, The Cooper Shoppe, Cee Cee’s of Mystic, Steamboat Inn, Mystic Gem Company, Northern Light Gems, Color Salon and Spa, Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream, and Puritan & Genesta have put him on maritime streets.

This year marks the second year that the Historic Downtown Mystic Business Association of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce and Mystic Net Marketing has held a contest determining the best straw-stuffed character. Wander through downtown and spot your favorite; scarecrows take on many forms along the Mystic River – from witches to chefs to spotted Holsteins – vote for your favorite at: http://mystictoday.com/vote

Voters have the opportunity not only to rank their favorite scarecrow but also a chance to win prizes from participating businesses on a Virtual Prize Wheel – from dinner at the Daniel Packer Inne to Mystic Dollars courtesy of the Chamber.

Businesses of Downtown Mystic Chamber of Commerce and Mystic Net Marketing are holding a scarecrow contest from October 9th, 2009 to November 6th, 2009. Everyone is welcome to vote. Voting is conducted online at http://mystictoday.com/vote

The winner of the scarecrow contest will receive the grand prize of a free six month banner advertisement on www.mystictoday.com

This event is sponsored by the Downtown Mystic Business Association of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce and Mystic Net Marketing.
There will be a 2010 Downtown Mystic Scarecrow Contest. Visit www.mystictoday.com

Interactive Hotel Promotion

Objective: To create a unique interactive promotion to increase hotel reservation during the slower mid-week time period.

Solution: The Inn teamed up with local merchants to gather Coupons and Prizes that would benefit all. A Prize Wheel was added to their website with a variety of both coupons and prizes which were honored as part of a stay at the Inn.

Results: This summer long promotion yielded over 4000 names and email addresses and increased the occupancy rates during the mid-week time period.

Case Study: Spa at Casino

Objective: Create awareness of a new hotel spa located at (a casino), the largest casino in the northern hemisphere.

Solution: Tradeshow Booth at The Chamber of Commerce event at the MGM ballroom. A Virtual Prize Wheel on a large screen TV is loaded with Spa services and prizes.

Results: A line of people for the Virtual Prize Wheel quickly grew to the point of a one hour wait for a chance to spin the prize wheel. Near the end of the event the line needed to be physically shut down as it continued to grow. This 3 hour event yielded 300 winners and email addresses. Positive PR as well as an increase in brand awareness.

Restaurant Group

Objective: To build an email list to further their email marketing initiative while driving customers in for increased customer frequency to this high-end three unit restaurant group.

Solution: Add a Combination Prize/Coupon Wheel to their website. This Prize Wheel offered the chance to win a dinner for two as the grand prize, then various coupons for free drinks, dessert and a chance to win a 20% savings coupon.

Results: This continuing Prize Wheel promotion averages 30 email addresses per day and will yield over 10,000 email addresses annually.

Bank / Credit Union Promotion

Bank Promotions

Bigger financial institutions are getting a lot more attention and the smaller financial institutions are feeling it. Promote your branch with a Virtual Prize Wheel. A prize wheel will help make your bank or credit union stand out from the rest. It will help attract people to your website where you can have featured financial news and/or introduce new offers. With having the fun attraction on your website, which will increase your website traffic, it will also increase foot traffic into your branch. The winners would have to physically visit your location to redeem their prize. With a potentially new member walking in your door to redeem their prize, it could give them incentives to open a bank account, apply for a loan, or anything else that they might need.

There are many ways of using the wheel in your branch as well. It could be used as a Human Resource Incentive, sell X amount of loans and receive a chance at spinning the wheel. It would help increase the productivity of your workers. It could also be used as a Birthday Wheel, let your customers know that you are thinking of them on their special day. They come in on their birthday and take a chance. It’s fun and everyone likes to win. Always invite your customers to play the following month. You will be building your email list with people familiar with your brand.

The possibilities are endless.
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Restaurant Marketing with a Virtual Prize Wheel

A potential patron visits your website and spins the Virtual Prize Wheel. Lucky winners can receive anything, from a free drink or appetizer to a half-priced entree. Of course, they will need to come to your restaurant to redeem their prize – and wind up winning again by sampling your excellent cuisine. You have won a new patron. Word of mouth – both about your restaurant and your Virtual Prize Wheel – will win you additional patrons. It’s easy and it’s fun!
The Prize Wheel is a great way to encourage customer loyalty for your business during the slow times of the week, month, or year!