The fall is upon us and with the ending of September, begins the Halloween Season! Days are cooler and stores are stocking up on your favorite ghost and ghouls costumes, as well as candy and treats. Halloween in America has become a major money making business. Americans spend anywhere from 2.5 to 6 billion each year on costumes, candy and decorations for Halloween. Also Halloween is celebrated in over 100 countries around the globe.
Halloween Haunted Attractions
In addition to the trick-or-treating, haunted houses become a major attraction this time a year. It is estimated there are over 1,200 haunted houses open each year. That does not include charity events, costume parties and amusement park Halloween attractions. Also there are quite a few located in Michigan alone. Our friends at Detroit Metro Malls has a great listing of Michigan Haunted Houses to help you plan your spooky trip!
The Hush Haunted attraction located right here in Westland is always a fan favorite. Voted as one of the best in Metro Detroit by WDIV Channel 4. Another great Michigan haunted house is the Erebus. The Erebus is a four story haunted house located in Pontiac. It received the record for being the longest walk through haunted attraction in 2005 and has gained national recognition.
History of Halloween
As you can see, Halloween has a rich history and a strong following. Since it is such a huge holiday, as a business owner, you should make sure to fully embrace this fun time a year. Make sure to post on your social media about the holiday, reminding customers and potential customers to visit. Also, if you have a web store, make sure to emphasize products that embrace the holiday. Of course posts and images on your website can help build traffic and add content to your site.
Having a good web marketing plan for each holiday season, can help your business. If you would like to learn more about setting up a web marketing plan give us a call today at 734-729-7082 or use our easy contact form.
Finally, from all of us at VR Metro, we would like to wish you a Safe and Happy Halloween!