Tried and Tested Formats to Ensure Success

December 17, 2015 by Mobile Beat

“Tips and Hints on sticking to game show formats people know and love to ensure a great night for all”Wooden Blocks with the text: Trivia

Welcome back to the blog and I hope you have had an eventful month. It is that time of year again when business starts to pick up, Xmas and New Year celebrations always go better with trivia so this entry today marks the first in a series of posts that will ensure you are then person that gets hired for those all important jobs! There are plenty of jobs out there and we have to make sure that you, and no one else, is the person getting them!

What we are going to look at today, is one of the various methods you may employ to try and get the most sales, try and get most interested and above all give your customers an experience they want to come back to time and time again.

Especially at this time of year, your customers are looking for something run, easy to play and that doesn’t require a degree to work out the rules of. Something they are familiar and can play without a course of studying the rules. We are talking about the game show formats

Why use these formats?

Using formats people are familiar with is a no-brainer – it means that you can spend as little time as possible explaining rules and people won’t need to remember new formats, instead they can focus on simply relaxing, playing the game and having fun. It is also a lot more appealing and is more likely to get people in through the door if they know what they are going to be playing.

So, what exactly are you talking  about I hear you ask. Well let me divulge….here are some simple, tried and tested formats to introduce into your repertoire to maximize the chances of success for you and in your trivia hosting business.

Battle of the Sexes

Always goes down well and parties and more social occasions. Is never going to work in a serious pub quiz or trivia contest scenario but in situations such as office parties or Christmas occasions then it will always work a treat. Get a good format in mind, a good mix of questions (make sure some of them are funny) and always make sure there is a light hearted approach to this type of game.

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