6 Tips for creating unique moments
Discover how to make your act truly unique
In this post, we’re going to offer some top tips and strategies you can use to make your
Most places call them experiences or activities. We call them
6 top tips to creating great
1. Make it truly unique
To make your
And YOU are what makes your
So don’t shy away from making the experience your way. Bring a fresh perspective to the experience by looking beyond your expertise and injecting your unique personality.
For example, instead of just a 5-mile hike through the mountains. Add an element that is uniquely you and utilizes all your expertise. You could include an eating element. You could stop off at your favorite on-the-trail cafe and discuss their best offerings. Or if you’re a navigation expert, teach map reading.
The possibilities to make a standard experience unique are endless. Just dig a little deeper and find a way to make your
If you’re an expert at something, you should share your passion with the world. Locals and tourists alike want to immerse themselves in learning what you have to teach. You just have to make it available to them.
2. Make it interactive
People remember experiences they get actively involved in. So when you’re creating your
This is easier to do in class and learning style experiences like cooking and dancing classes. But even these experiences can fall flat and become boring for guests.
To make your
Some great ideas to make your experiences more interactive are
Create competition - make teams in your group to bring out a fun and competitive edge
Offer prizes - Create more competition by offering prizes. The prizes can be whatever you want them to be as long as they excite your guests
Communication - talk to your guests - all of them. Not just the ones at the front that love to talk. Involve the quiet ones too
Make a game - If you can create gameplay in your experiences, you can raise the enjoyment level
Provide learning aids - Printed guides for classes. Maps for tours. A list of the best local places to eat after the experiences. Get creative!
3. Bring the passion
When you’re passionate about something, it shows. So don’t just offer an
Beautiful experiences are born out of genuine passion and heart. When you share what you enjoy with others, you create an enjoyable experience for guests.
Letting your passion shine during your
4. Prepare your guests
Preparing your guests for the experience begins will helping them understand what they can expect. They’ll also come prepared with any equipment they might need.
Here are some ideas for what you should include in your
Start time and duration
What they might see, feel, hear, or experience during your
Share some details about you
5. Make guests feel safe and comfortable
Some guests may be trying an experience for the first time. So they might be nervous. Or they could be quiet normally. Make sure you accommodate all types of guests and welcome them with a smile. Be you and make your guests feel safe and comfortable.
You can also break the ice by sharing your passion and expertise with them at the beginning of your
Another point to consider is the group dynamic. It’s likely that guests won’t know each other. So consider including an activity that breaks the ice at the beginning of your experience. Get everyone to know each other so they can relax and really enjoy your
6. Test new concepts before offering them
Once you’ve created your next amazing
Ask a couple of friends, family, and colleagues to come along and give them your full experience. Then ask them for their honest feedback.
Getting this feedback can help you to make small tweaks to improve your
One more thing
That was a lot of information in a short period of time. But I promise you, if you follow these tips you’ll be 6 steps closer to creating a great experience that sells.
And here’s one final piece of advice - don’t be afraid to be different.
99active welcomes all the wacky, weird and crazy experience ideas. We want to support you on your journey to sharing your expertise with the world. We want to get to know you. We live our “Know-Your-Provider” principle.
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