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May 19, 2020

[Haunt Weekly] Episode 233 - 10 COVID-Related Things Your Haunt Should Be Doing NOW

[Haunt Weekly] Episode 233 - 10 COVID-Related Things Your Haunt Should Be Doing NOW

This week's Haunt Weekly begins with something of a programming note. Originally, we had planned to have Japes Palles on to talk about actor recruitment and training while working remotely. However, some severe weather struck his area and he was not...


This week's Haunt Weekly begins with something of a programming note. Originally, we had planned to have Japes Palles on to talk about actor recruitment and training while working remotely. However, some severe weather struck his area and he was not able to come on.

So, we will have that conversation next week, same time, same channel. In the meantime, we wish Japes the best of luck with the cleanout of his basement. Good luck and please be safe!

So, this week's episode was a bit hurriedly put together but we are talking about an equally important item, namely 10 COVID-19-related things that your haunt should be doing right now.

Yes, it's only May but no matter when your haunt opens, it will be while COVID-19 is still a thing. So, it's best to start preparing right now and here are just a few places you can start.

This Week's Episode Includes:

Intro
Quarantine Resources
Question for the Audience
Intro to the Topic
Setting Up Virtual Queueing/Timed Ticketing
Investing in Hand Sanitizer Stations/PPE For Customers
Eliminating Haunt Contact Points
Disinfection Plan for Remaining Contact Points
Rearranging/Reconfiguring Backstage Areas
Planning on Reducing Actor Count
Marketing and Merchandising
New Business Plan
Writing New Rules for Customers & Actors
Checking in with Actors
Conclusions
All in all, no matter how hastily this episode came together, this is one episode you do NOT want to miss!