How People Counting Can Help Small Museums (increase revenue)

We’ve always been amazed at how much some museums can do with such few staff, sometimes as small as a manager, information desk operator, docent and janitor. Come to think of it, in some cases those are all the same person. Whether this matches your operation, or your able to support a few more helpers, […]

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What is an API?

Did you know: Flonomics offers an API that can help you stay on top of your people counter data? You might not realize it, but if you’re even a casual internet consumer, you interact with a ton of APIs on a daily basis. But what is an API, exactly? To put it simply, an Application-Programming […]

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Will You Be At The American Alliance of Museum?

Flonomics is heading to the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Museum Expo at the beginning of May! We are looking forward to showcasing our people counting technology to museum professionals and fans traveling to Arizona from all over the country.  This Year Since January 2018, Flonomics has been hard at work improving our process and […]

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People Counting Data: A Love Story

This story was inspired by actual events: It was mid-September, 2009. The air was brisk, leaves were changing. University students, a few weeks into a new school year were just starting to visualize their halloween costumes. (Editor’s note: in 2009, the author of this post dressed as Quailman for Halloween. Photo here. Mock him mercilessly […]

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Why your pop-up shop needs a people counter system

Last week, a member of our team was traveling through Reno-Tahoe International Airport and spotted an outstanding pop-up shop from the Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows ski resort in the terminal. Squaw Valley staff were engaging passengers as they deplaned and getting them, like, totally stoked about skiing/snowboarding/shovel racing (It’s a real thing, you guys. They have […]

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5 Ways to Make 2018 the Year of More Foot Traffic

For many retailers, the first few months of the year are a chance to finally breathe: the holiday sales rush is finally over, the showroom floor is quieter than normal, and staffing is no longer an all-hands-on-deck situation. Finally, you can get reacquainted with your regular sleep schedule until the new year finally kicks into […]

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4 Low-Tech Retailtainment Strategies to Boost Foot Traffic in 2018

Retailtainment. It’s the term being tossed around just about everywhere right now, including on this very blog. Simply put, it’s the “use of ambience, emotion, sound and activity to get customers interested in the merchandise and in a mood to buy.” (thanks, Wikipedia). Even simpler put: it’s using entertainment to get customers into your store […]

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Wifi Marketing: An Introduction

If you’ve been in a coffee shop, business reception area, or even around a family dinner table lately, you’ve probably noticed the same trend we have: businesspeople, couples, entire families with their heads down, consumed by their smartphone. This collective addiction to our smart phones is no longer limited to younger generations, either. The reason […]

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Wayfair E-Com Experience – Part 2

In case you missed it, click here to read Wayfair Part 1! Communications We received numerous communications from Wayfair about our e-commerce order. The first was an order confirmation/receipt. This was followed by a shipment notification and then a notice that delivery was made. Screen captures of the communications are shown here: Figure 1 Wayfair […]

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What is People Counting, Anyway?

As a brick-and-mortar business, you’re likely familiar with many marketing tactics and platforms designed to draw customers into your retail space: TV/radio advertising, direct mail, email marketing and social media are just some of the options. But what about when the customer is inside your store? What kind of tools are you using to gauge […]

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