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BUY a subscription to Hauntworld Magazine TODAY.  Your subscription will start with the current issue or the next issue.  You will recieve four issues per subscription.  Issues are full color anywhere between 50 pages to 100 pages. Each magaizne is jam packed with articles from the best industry minds offering how to tips on marketing, building haunts, scares, and much more.

The latest issue of Hauntworld Magazine will feature all the haunted happenings for the Transworld Show along with multiple featured articles.  This issue we cover the famous Queen Mary and their haunted events along with Woods of Terror from North Carolina. 

Hauntworld Magazine will also features several articles to help haunt owners expand, and increase profits.  One article presented behind the team from Queen Mary will talk about how they offer beer sales to other upsales to generate hundreds of thousands of additional revenue.  The staff of Hauntworld will also write an article that deals with coorporate haunts and amusement parks hurting the small haunt owners.  How can you deal with corporate invaders?  How can you compete with major amusement parks?
Hauntworld Magazine features three haunts including Trail of Terror, Statesville Haunted Prison and Brighton Asylum.  Hauntworld Magazine issue 45 is jam packed with information to help you create a digital marketing plan to increase attendance.  Get your issue now! 
Hauntworld Magazine Issue 44 features Rise Haunted House, Rise Escape Room and a review of DC Escape Live.  Additionally learn how to build a 3 minute escape room, top 10 tips for operating a successful escape room plus much more.  Other articles feature security information for your haunted house and learn secrets to sell more online tickets.  Jam packed issue. 

Hauntworld Magazine is now the industry magazine for haunted attractions, hayrides, escape rooms, corn mazes, and anything related to Halloween. 
 

Issue 43 gives the inside secrets to the success of one of the most successful haunted houses in America Netheworld located in Atlanta

 Hauntworld Issue 42 offers feature articles of Factory of Terror and Nightmare Nashville plus how to articles from Haunted Overload and much more.  

 Hauntworld Magazine Issue 41 is finally HERE!  Issue 41 is our best issue EVER because we focus on teaching you HOW to operate your haunted attraction in a year around setting.  Learn how to utilize your attraction year around to generate income from Escape Games, Zombie Laser Tag to Christmas Shows.  Learn everything inside issue 41. 

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 40 might be the single best most educational magazine we've produced as this issue helps you start your own escape game, high tech lighting for outdoor haunts, and an article from Larry Kirchner on how to get the edge on your competition this Halloween season.  The issue also includes new products from vendors, a featured haunted house article and much more! 

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 39 features several how to articles to help your haunted house business including how to set up retail, how to do make up quickly, haunted hayride safety, and social media marketing.  Issue 39 also features Legends of the Fog, and extreme haunts feature.

Hauntworld Magazine issue 38 features five different haunted house, articles on how to build your own 3D haunted house, state of the industry and much more.  Each magazine helps you learn how to own and operate a successful haunted house.

Hauntworld Magazine issue 37 features four haunted attractions plus learn marketing tips for your haunt, plus the main focus is about EXTREME haunted houses the do and the dont.  Get this issue now.  Released July 20, 2014. 

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 36 features 64 full color pages of content to help haunt owners grow and develope their business.  Featured articles from Larry Kirchner, Ben Armstrong, and Dwayne Sandbugh including how to renovate your haunt article plus five featured haunt profiles.

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 35 is jam packed with 5 haunted house features, how to create your own corn maze, secrets to create online web traffic and all the details about the haunt shows and tours. 

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 34 is a special edition with focus on how to be succesful owning and operating SCREAMPARKS!  Learn what types of attractions, what to charge, when to open and how to operate a haunted Screampark.  Featured haunts including Verdun Manor, Dead End Hayride, Darkwood Manor and 100 Acres Manor plus much more.

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 33 features two major haunted houses including Bennetts Curse and Pure Terror Haunted House and several how to articles from Netherworld's Ben Armstrong, Allen Hopps, and much more.  Learn how to make your haunted house more successful with Hauntworld Magazine.

HauntWorld Magazine Issue 32 features articles on how to build the ultimate crypts, how to use facebook to promote your haunted house and much more!  Learn how to promote, operate and create the best haunted houses with Hauntworld Magazine

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 31 features Screampark Haunted House and a review of Cutting Edge Haunted House in Dallas.  Additionally a review of all the latest on Zombie Mania, the future of haunted house industry plus the top 10 most unique locations for a haunted house and much more. 

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 30 is the largest all color magazine we've ever produced.  Issue 30 includes 76 full color pages featuring four haunted house attractions, top 20 haunts all time, how to create a giant outdoor monsters 'clownzilla' and much more. 

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 29 is the largest all color magazine we've ever printed with over 80 pages of content.  Learn how to make a giant clownzilla, or how to entertain your customers in line at your haunted house.  Learn more about the 13th Floor Haunted Houses and much more.  Subscribe today and save or buy this single issue.

Hauntworld Magazine features three amazing haunted houses including USS Nightmare, Realm of Darkness and the massive Terror Behind the Walls.

Features:
• Headless Horseman, New York
• Nightmare On 13th, Utah
Plus:
• 12 Things That Changed The Industry
• Being Monsters
• Gift Store Observations
• QR Codes and more!

Hauntworld Magazine issue 26 is jam packed with three featured haunted houses, and in addition learn how to improve air throughout your haunt, haunt show information and much more.

Hauntworld Magazine Issue 25 is the biggest issue to date with feature articles on FOUR major haunted houses.  Additionally learn how to expand your attraction with several how to articles.

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #24, Featuring:

  • The Dent Schoolhouse
  • The Edge of Hell
  • The Beast
  • Macabre Cinema
  • The Chambers Of Edgar Allan Poe
  • To Buy or Not to Buy
  • Negotiating a Commercial Lease
  • Creating a Room to Fit a Theme

 

 

HauntWorld Magazine issue #23, Featuring:

  • Haunted Overload
  • Fright Kingdom
  • Tips to Produce Professional Photos
  • Creating a Haunt Video
  • Creating An Undead Horse From Scratch
  • Northern Fears: Scary Synergy

 

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #22, Featuring:

  • Atrox Factory
  • Graystone Manor
  • Learn scare tactics from the Alabama haunt owners
  • Social Media Marketing 
  • Animals in Haunted Attractions
  • Secrets to Efficient Lines & Smoother Ticket Sales

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #21, Featuring:

  • House of Torment
  • A central control room can create more efficient haunt operations
  • Building The Ultimate Facade
  • A review of Universal Studios House of Horrors CA
  • Haunt Quality / Film Quality

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #20, Featuring:

  • Netherworld Haunted House
  • Que Line Entertainment
  • Parking Lot Actors
  • Make-up & Costuming 
  • Big Monsters, Small Price Tag 
  • and more!

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #19, Featuring:

  • Bates Motel in Pennsylvania
  • Haunted Schoolhouse and Laboratory in Ohio
  • Explore the history of the modern day haunted house industry
  • Post-show reports: Transworld, Eastern Haunt Convention
  • and more!

HauntWorld Magazine Double Issue #17-18, Featuring:

  • The 13th Gate
  • 7 Floor of Hell
  • Building The Ultimate Trailer Haunt 
  • Eight to Eighty: Growing Attendance Numbers
  • Keep Actors Coming Back Year After Year
  • Marketing Tips 2008
  • Making Timed Ticketing Work For You

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #16, Featuring:

  • Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction
  • Learn all the ins and outs of outdoor haunts
  • Make money at your haunt through daytime events
  • Creating a Corn Maze
  • Plus articles from Ben Armstrong, Eric Lowther and Tony Wohlgemuth

 

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #15, Featuring:

  • Rocky Point Haunted House
  • How to make money selling pumpkins & more
  • Tampa Busch Gardens
  • Universal Horror Nights
  •  Disney

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #14, Featuring:

  • Paintball Monster Safari
  • Top Haunts of 2006
  • Make Money with Gift Shop
  • Do It Yourself Masks
  • Social Networking Sites
  • Advance Tickets Stimulate Sale

 

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #13, Featuring:

  • FrightWorld
  • The Future of the Net
  • Successfully Create & Promote the ULTIMATE Website
  • Internet Marketing
  • Cost-effective Scenic Designs
  • The Value of Education

HauntWorld Magazine Issue #12

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Hauntworld Magazine Double Issue #10-11

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HauntWorld Magazine Issue #9

Featuring:

  • Universal's Revenge Of The Mummy
  • Top 13 Revealed 
  • How to create an investor ready business plan
  • Universal's Van Helsing's Fortress Dracula
  • An Investor Ready Business Plan
  • The BOCA article
  • and more!

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Hauntworld Magazine Double Issue #3-4

Featuring: 

  • Headless Horesman Haunted Hayride
  • Haunted Pre-Shows
  • Cave Design & Construction
  • Amusement Park Haunts
  • Harkleroad Haunting 101
  • What's Your Line? Developing Character Actors
  • Inflatables and Halloween
  • Que Line entertainment 

Hauntworld Magazine Issue #2

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Hauntworld Magazine featuring Queen Mary Dark Harbor
Sun, February 04, 2018
Hauntworld Magazine Issue 46 (Double Issue)

Hauntworld will produce one magazine prior to the Transworld Haunted House / Escape Room Show.  The tradeshow www.HAASHOW.com runs from March 22-25, 2018 in St Louis, Missouri.  The latest issue of Hauntworld Magazine will feature all the haunted happenings for the Transworld Show along with multiple featured articles.  This issue we cover the famous Queen Mary and their haunted events along with Woods of Terror from North Carolina. 

Hauntworld Magazine will also features several articles to help haunt owners expand, and increase profits.  One article presented behind the team from Queen Mary will talk about how they offer beer sales to other upsales to generate hundreds of thousands of additional revenue.  The staff of Hauntworld will also write an article that deals with coorporate haunts and amusement parks hurting the small haunt owners.  How can you deal with corporate invaders?  How can you compete with major amusement parks?  Learn the details in the next issue of Hauntworld Magazine.

Another issue of Hauntworld will release in May 2018.  Get your subscription now at www.HauntedHouseMagazine.com. 


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Halloween Retail Show 2018 - The Crows are Circling 'Review' Could Haunts suffer same fate?
Tue, January 16, 2018
Who remembers the days when the Halloween Show located in Chicago was the can't wait event?  Who can remember when the retail industry tried to get the Haunted House industry booted from this once fabulous show?  Can anyone now remember when the Transworld Halloween show use to draw over 10,000 buyers from all over the country?  It was the retail industry that pushed out Transworld Exhibits and haunters and went their own direction.  So how did that work out?  Just look at the show today!   Two words can describe the once SPOOKY and JAM PACKED Halloween retail show... GHOST TOWN!  

A new company has now produces this show, and decided it was a great idea to buy or co-locate Hauntcon.  Hauntcon is another dead on arrival convention.   Hauntcon featured very few vendors, few buyers, and little interest from the haunt industry.  The Halloween retail show from what we're hearing will be back in New Orleans in 2019 then a possible move to Atlanta.   The orginal Halloween show retail leaders shot itself in the foot and now it's paying the price.  Just our opinion. 

Transworld after getting the boot started a new show centered around the Haunted House industry.  Nine years later the haunted house show is now home to the Escape Room, Corn Mazes, Farmers, Haunts, Pumpkin Patches,Hayrides, and very soon Christmas Attraction industry.  Transworld has taken the Haunt Show from 50,000 square feet year one to now (hold your breathe) for 2019 they've reserved the ENTIRE convention center including the Dome Stadium.  Incase you're wondering that is nearly 500,000 square feet of attraction exhibits.  Where is the Halloween retail show?  

The show was missing several vendors, the show looked smaller and buyers we didn't see more than 500.  Maybe more attended it just seemed DEAD!  You could walk up and talk to any vendor almost at any time.   As for Hauntcon this show has been on the decline for years.  Why on Earth did the Halloween retail show want to add Hauntcon?  Do they really believe finally after all these years they actually do need the Haunted House industry?  WOW!  What a revelation because that is exactly what we told these people over 10 years ago!  They didn't listen. 

Halloween retail industry has been KILLED by Amazon.com, Target, Walmart and Spirits.  Essentially the  ma and pa retail stores have disappeared.  The industry is now owned by the giants!  When so few control so much it's bad for everyone else.  A strong Halloween show could have put more focus on helping the small business owners compete but there may now be no hope.  The Haunt industry seems to find itself in the same boat.  Amusement Parks are trying to take over the industry.  Additionally we have a couple different companies with designs on opening haunted houses across the country.  By utilizing the same content, same marketing group, same essentially everything if this becomes too big our industry could suffer if successful.  Attempts to by one or two companies to get big could hurt vendors, and the haunt owners already being hurt by a host of other problems.  Furthermore amusement parks have a marketing advantage and are really starting to hurt the haunt industry.  Our industry should learn from the demise or near demise of the Halloween retail industry and fast.  This industry doesn't need nor should support a handful of people trying to get their fingers into every city in America.   This will turn out BAD in our opinion really bad.  Our industry thrives as a small ma and pa industry, helping employ tens of thousands of people each Halloween.    

Lastly, let us say the retail industry should strongly consider SELLING the show to Transworld because working with Hauntcon isn't going to save anything.  The retail industry needs to find the next generation of small costume shop retailers. The retail show needs energy!  The retail show needs a new breed of small business owners who understand how to create a business in 2018.  The retail industry needs more synergy!   Who could open the next big costume stores?  HAUNTED HOUSES who are now looking to increase revenue.  Attention retail industry... call Jen before it's too late!  Just our opinion.  The next article we write about the now graveyard like retail show could be it's final nail in the coffin.  As for Hauntcon this show worked better when it traveled and put the focus on visiting haunted houses in the offseason.  Hauntcon is not going to work as a second tradeshow for the haunt industry because the haunt industry doesn't need one.   Hauntcon in our opinion needs or should continue visiting cool cities with amazing haunts.  Attaching Hauntcon to the retail show and staying put in one city don't think it's going to work.  

Haunt industry WAKE UP and WAKE UP fast.  Our industry needs to better educate ourselves to compete.  We don't need to attend seminars about scaring people ... that is just dumb!  You need to learn how to market your business.  You need to simply become better at all aspects of business because if you don't you'll join the retail industry on the outside looking in.   Hauntworld is here to help.  You need to let us help you!  Transworld needs to wake up and do a better job at helping you by getting qualified speakers who know what they're talking about.  Haunters must find a great digital marketing person locally, take classes on the subject, or just learning how to create a better overall managed, operated, attractions.  FOCUS!   REALLY FOCUS!  Your business depends on it. 

Subscribe to Hauntworld Magazine www.HauntedHouseMagazine.com because we are going to HELP YOU!  I call on Transworld to focus on helping you.  I call most importantly on you to not support anything that could hurt your business, and partner with people who can!   Lastly it's time to  start posting on FORUMS again where you can talk about things that can help your business.  The Fright Forum is open and I'm more dedicated than ever to help and I ask you do the same!   Our industry has grown while the retail industry is now being controlled.  We must fight to keep our passions alive every October.  Again Hauntworld is here to help! 

The next few issues of Hauntworld will focus on helping you grow revenue, market your business, and look at different ways you can expand what you do using your skill sets as a haunter.  Learning how to airbrush, make your own masks, blah, blah won't save, expand, or grow your business.  Hauntworld has forums time to use them again.  We started a facebook forum look it up 'Hauntworld Fright Forum'... it's time to stand up and SCREAM, LEARN and EXPAND!  

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Darkness Haunt Tour - Transworld 2018 Announced
Sun, January 07, 2018

 
The Darkness Haunted House Tour is BACK and BIGGER than ever!  The tour is now includes the all-new House of Occult underground at Lemp Brewery!  Haunted House owners wanted a return to the Lemp Brewery so we've decided to remodel The Lemp Brewery haunted house and add it to the tour.  Let us break down the tour options for the haunted house industry and what will be new in 2018.  Get tickets NOW at hauntedhousetour.fearticket.com or book escape rooms now at www.StLouisEscape.com 

What's New:  

 

The Darkness:  Darkness will be celebrating it's 25th Year of Fear in 2018.  The Darkness is getting its biggest make over ever with every single section of The Darkness getting new scenes, sets, and special FX.  Starting with the downstairs we've added one new scene and several new props/animations.  On the second floor not only have we added or improved over 8 scenes but we've totally torn out the last section and building from scratch.  The Darkness ended with a graveyard but that is gone!  The Darkness will now feature an all-new ending to the haunted house a creepy, nasty and scary sewer!   The new sewer section will feature CGI FX, Animations, Amazing detail, dripping water and more. 

Terror Visions:  Every haunted house owner has always expressed interest in our 3D Haunt.  We have NOT renovated Terror Visions or added any new FX or Scenes in 3 years.  However this year that changes.  We're adding one whole entire new set, and changing or updating 4 more with new Animations, 3D Artwork, Illusions, and more. 

Silo-X / Zombie Laser Tag:  Our Silo-X Haunted also will be renovated and feature multiple shadow CGI FX which give the illusion that humans are actually fighting off real zombies.  Just us its amazing.  Furthermore one whole new scene was created from scratch,  Silo-X will open as a haunted house on one night and another as a zombie laser tag arena.  

Monster Museum/Gift Store:  Yes even this was renovated totally!  The gift store will help haunters understand how to set up a professional retail store and what to sell to generate more income for your haunt.  Our gift store was totally renovated just for this show!  

Lemp Brewery Haunted House:  We have not opened this haunt for the industry in 3 years.  We felt this attraction needed a total renovation and that is exactly what we've done along with a name change.  Go deep underground inside real caves and caverns and experience this attraction with the lights on and another night with live actors.  The Lemp haunted house is located about 1 mile down the road from The Darkness. 



St Louis Escape Rooms:  Located next door to The Darkness is St Louis Escape.  We have also totally renovated our Mummy Escape Room to include new sets, rooms, special FX, CGI FX, and much more.  Our Haunted Hotel Escape is finally complete and all four escape rooms will be available to book for the haunt industry from 10 am until Midnight with a discount code saving you 15%.  Use promo code: 'transworld2018'  at www.StLouisEscape.com 

 
TOUR EVENTS 2018 

March 22, 2018 (Thursday) -  Behind the Scenes Tour of Darkness, Silo-X, Terror Visions, St Louis Escape, and Lemp Brewery Haunted House.  For one price you can go behind the scenes, take photos, video and more of the all-new Darkness Haunted house and even all of our Escape Rooms.  Tours should start at Lemp Brewery 7pm from there you will head over to The Darkness where tours start at 7:30.  This event is limited to the first 375 guests. This will totally SELL OUT! 


March 23, 2018 (Friday) -  Lemp Brewery Haunted House with LIVE ACTORS 7pm until 9pm.  Limited to the first 500 guests.  Event will sell out.  


Zombie Laser Tag Expertise inside Silo-X next door to Darkness from 8 to 9:30pm.  


March 24, 2018 (Saturday)  -   The Darkness with live actors.  Experience Darkness, Terror Visions and Silo-X with live actors all for one price.  Event starts at 7 pm until 9:30 tickets are limited to the first 800 guests.  

GET TICKETS NOW AT    http://HauntedHouseTour.FearTicket.com   Tickets are cheaper if bought sooner than later.  Ticket prices rise closer to the event.  St Louis Escape was nearly booked out last year.  Book now and use promo code to save 15%.  Promo code will end soon.  Book Escape Rooms at www.StLouisEscape.com 

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Transworld Announces Haunted House Pre-Tours - Haunted House Tradeshow
Sat, December 23, 2017



TUESDAY, MARCH 20th & WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21st

NEW FOR 2018! Pre-Convention Bus Tour to Nashville Nightmare Haunted House and Talon Falls Scream Park | $350/attendee* | BUY NOW

The tour includes: 2 dinners, Haunted House Tours, After Party & Transportation to and from the haunted houses.

Registration cutoff is 12:00 pm (CST) on March 7th, 2018, or once buses have filled up.

This March, TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show is offering its FIRST EVER 2 day Pre-Convention Bus Tour, March 20-21, 2018, beginning in Nashville and ending in St. Louis.

Attendees will get to visit 2 premier haunted attractions: Nashville Nightmare Haunted House and Talon Falls Scream Park, as well as enjoying southern comfort food at Cock on the Walk for dinner before touring Nashville Nightmare. The Nashville Nightmare tour includes all 4 haunted attractions performing their full show, followed by a lights on tour and Q&A session with the owner and the team. To finish up the evening, Froggy’s Fog will be hosting an After Party at the haunt.

Tour Day 2 will begin at Talon Falls Scream Park with a lights on tour of Dead End Haunted House and Sinister Circus in 3D haunted attraction, followed by an exclusive show with actors at The Beast. Dinner will be served at this location with a Q&A session with the owner and the team.

Tuesday 3/20/18 Itinerary

  • 6:30 pm Load Buses at Hotel Preston, airport hotel (733 Briley Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37217)
  • 6:45 pm Depart Hotel
  • 7:00 pm Arrive at Cock On the Walk restaurant
  • 8:00 Load Buses
  • 8:20pm Arrive at Nashville Nightmare
  • 8:30pm Event Tour Begins 4 Haunted Houses, Lights on tour & After Party
  • 12:00 am Load Buses
  • 12:15 am Buses return to Hotel

Wednesday 3/21/18 Itinerary

  • 10:30am Load Buses at Hotel Preston, airport hotel (733 Briley Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37217)
  • 10:45am Depart Hotel
  • 12:00pm Lunch Stop (Trip does not include lunch)
  • 4:00pm Arrive Talon Falls- Lights on Tour of Dead End & Sinister Circus 3D
  • 5:15pm Dinner served at location
  • 6:15pm Talon Falls Scream Park Tour full cast
  • 7:45pm Load Buses
  • 8:00pm Bus Departs Talon Falls (buses depart every 20-30 min)
  • 12:00-1:00 am Buses return to the Marriott Hotel in St Louis

The Darkness will officially announce its Haunted House Tour lineup after New Years.  The Darkness haunt tour plans on featuring Lemp Brewery again in 2018.  More details on this tour coming soon.  
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Interactive Ticketing SOLD to ETIX
Sat, December 02, 2017

So the news broke today that Interactive Ticketing sold out to ETIX a much larger company.  Why?  Our belief is that people are starting to realize there is money to be made working with the haunted attraction industry.  Here is the problem haunted house customers don't want to pay large fees to buy tickets online, haunts aren't U2 concerts where you get ripped off in fees.  Additionally we feel that Interactive Ticketing sees the writing on the wall that they will be losing a large percentage of haunt business over the next few years.  Why?  Some haunters will create their own online services, who knows if Amazon comes along with a service, or Square and well services like Hauntpay and Fear Ticket is coming in with lower fees.  Long term if your company  relies heavy on haunt business your business might be in trouble.   Personally I don't see how ETIX can survive in the space where they are looking to collect bigger fees for their services when most of the haunt industry tickets are going closer to FREE than HIGHER fees. 

Interactive Ticketing Acquired by Et
 

Some ticketing services sell you a totally bogus sales pitch... hey we're free we'll only charge your customers for ticketing fees.  WRONG SALES PITCH haunters... in todays Hauntworld attendance is going down not up.  So you must make more money from a lower fan base and charging and keeping ticketing fees is a HUGE revenue source.  Do NOT sign up for a company with that sales pitch.  You want to set your own ticket prices, and ticketing fees and keep all of your money.  

Over the next couple years I believe you'll see even more ticketing companies EXIT the haunt space as haunters DEMAND more percentage, lower ticketing fees and more 'do it yourself' haunters create ways to eliminate or offer ticketing services to other haunts.  www.FearTicket.com is now offering ticketing to haunters for 35 cents per ticket and allows customers to charge any ticketing fee and pocket the revenue.  Fear Ticket will soon offer a box office solution.  Fear Ticket is a system made for haunts, by haunts, and is faster, better, and cheaper.  See Interactive Ticketing's release below: 

Interactive Ticketing Acquired by Etix
 
Dear Clients, Friends, and Colleagues,

Interactive Ticketing is pleased to announce that we have recently been acquired by Etix.

Established in 2000, Etix has created a solid foundation and reputation in the ticketing industry. Based in Raleigh, NC, with presence around the country and globe, Etix is committed to providing the best technology platform, features, and service levels to all of their clients, while processing more than 55 million tickets per year in 40 countries!

Throughout the years, Interactive Ticketing has received many offers for acquisition, but there was never the right combination that brought confidence that our team and clients would be properly taken care of. Etix has proven themselves to be a company that values professionalism, integrity, and character. Terry and Dave chose Etix, because we believe that this acquisition will create strategic opportunities and expanded solutions for our clients and employees.

You can expect continuing improvement to our current product line as Etix will be taking the best aspects of our software and theirs to merge under one platform. We look forward to sharing some exciting new features within the platform with you soon.

Our team is now part of the Etix team so our clients will continue to have the same support team and contacts they do now Clients that utilize specific features built into the Interactive Ticketing solution can remain on our software solution until Etix has incorporated our feature set into their ticketing platform. We are planning a smooth transition with the Etix team and you will be hearing from us in the coming weeks with more details as we begin this transition.

We look forward to serving you better as a result of the acquisition.

Yours Sincerely,

Interactive Ticketing
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