Don’t Be A Square, Set Goals & Be The MVP

Flonomics has been around for quite a while, and when people ask about the value proposition around counting, we are frequently met with a, “so what?” And it’s true. For most of our users, visitor counts don’t exist in a vacuum. It’s a single metric of modest utility, but when combined with other metrics, as […]

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Yo Quiero Employee Engagement

Visiting a customer in St. Petersburg on a very hot day, I wrapped up the meeting and headed to lunch. Nearby was one my all time favorite (ATF) joints, Taco Bell. Now Taco Bell has engaged in a pretty significant recapitalization of their stores – they have a great new look, an easy to read menu, and […]

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Marketing Best Practices For Libraries

Recently while scanning social media, as us millennials tend to do, I saw a friend’s post about an upcoming craft beer event. Being a bit of a beer geek myself, I checked it out and it seemed cool! The event would feature two fermentationally-minded experts from breweries that I enjoy, nerding out about the chemical […]

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Must-have museum experiences: a partial list

According to data from 2017, our planet has over 55,000 museums in 202 countries. Their subject matter and must-see status range widely, from the Louvre and Guggenheim on one end and, say, the Ramen Museum and Lee’s Legendary Marbles on the other. While not all museums represent must-have, life-altering experiences, there are still too many […]

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Why Libraries Need People Counters

We live in an age where the internet, now 30 years old (Happy 30th, internet! Welcome to the age where body aches pop up for no reason!), has become more pervasive than ever; Where tweets travel faster than earthquakes and more content is created and shared every minute (or even every second) than could be […]

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A refresher course: 6 reasons why libraries are amazing (plus 1 way to keep them funded)

Does anyone remember the McDonald’s Disney Masterpiece Collection Trivia Challenge? If you recall Ronny McD’s other peel off and win games like “Monopoly” or “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”, it was causing mass hysteria around the same time. The concept was simple: swing by your local fast food joint, pick up a burger and […]

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Eight Times Museums Saved the Day

Newsflash that’s not really a newsflash: Museums are amazing. And in some cases, museums can literally save the day, both for their patrons and even for total strangers. To illustrate this point, in a few moments we’ll look at eight times a museum was the exact hero we needed. Full disclosure: the title of this […]

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2018 Top Retail Trends Recap

Let’s say you are waiting to pick up your beverage at a local coffee shop. After checking your email for the 12th time in the last 30 seconds, your gaze moves past your phone and you notice a watch the person next to you is wearing. And it is AWESOME. It’s like the coolest watch […]

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Retail Reality: How Hiring in the Retail Industry is Changing

When I was 16 I got my first job selling concessions at my small town ice hockey arena. While I know that sounds glamorous, it was not. To this day I still cannot handle the taste or smell of that yellow sludge masquerading as “nacho cheese” in arenas across the country. Although, thinking about it […]

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