For those with more than a passing interest in what makes a good pub – a great pub, a recent poll conducted by Yougov made for thought-provoking reading. Covering elements and features from ‘allowing dogs’ through to ‘having fruit machines’, this exhaustive survey carried out earlier this year is a must read article for anyone involved in the bar and pub trade. Not surprisingly the question of food availability ranked highest with 67% of those surveyed placing pubs serving meals as their number one must have! Interestingly, the main body of the survey results centred on what could be considered ‘ambience and atmosphere’ features, with must have attributes including bar staff knowing your name (51%), Background music (35%), quizzes (34%) and even fireplaces featuring highly (57%) on the list of what goes into making the ideal pub. Other highlights from the survey included: Beer garden (63%) Sells real ale (37%) Allows dogs (32%)Snooker/pool table (24%) Shows football/sport (18%) Live Music (35%) “Music is the strongest form of magic” M Manson. The ambience and atmosphere factors are of great interest to us at BeeBox Systems and support what we’ve known and preached for some time. That background music scheduled properly and appropriately works. We were equally pleased to see the publics’ opinion on quizzes and sport featured on televisions in pubs. Simply put, a BeeBox in your bar seamlessly fuses together...Read More
The BeeBox Quizmaster (pub quiz package) enjoyed by pub goers across the UK just got better! With more intuitive setup features making quiz preparation an even easier task for BeeBox users. We have also introduced some new exciting rounds to keep keen Quizzers guessing. “Let there be music”… We have introduced a number of interesting and varied rounds giving BeeBox users more choice and versatility with the quizzes they host. New music round choices included. Guess the intro round Normal chorus round Backwards chorus round BeeBox users have the ability to create music rounds from a variety of decades...Read More
Launched today! A great new addition to the Push Button Games suite from BeeBox Systems, giving venue owners and managers another fun and amusing barside game to engage with clientele. Players simply PUSH THE BUTTON just at the right time and win a SHOT or NOT! Allowing venue owners the opportunity to run promotions including happy hours in a new engaging format guaranteed to get the clientele buzzing and eager to PUSH THE BUTTON. Push Button Games are a fun and exciting way to reward your customers with drinks discounts and other offers. A number of offers...Read More
We know that music can be a powerful motivator but did you know, even at a subliminal level, music can have a profound effect on how we behave? Through studies carried out in bars, shops, restaurants and travel agents we have come to understand how music, particularly background music, has such an effect at a subliminal level and influences the things we do and buy. For instance, in a study conducted by industry data specialists CGA, they were able to establish that, of the pubs included in their experiment, those which played music saw takings increase by an average...Read More
Building a Better Bar
- MAKING A GOOD PUB – A GREAT PUB
- Quiz Night Just Got Better!
- Push the Button Game – SHOT or NOT
- The Power of Music
- INCREASE PROFITS in your pub TODAY!
- Post Messages INSTANTLY To Your Screens
- Why an iPod is a BAD choice for background music
- Why you SHOULDN’T use Spotify for commercial background music
- 3 QUICK tips for getting the most out of your venue’s sound system