Peacock Lounge

Social Media Marketing, Event Promotion, E-Mail Marketing

 Challenge: The venue lies in a prime neighborhood with heavy evening foot traffic. The challenge was to get locals and passers to purchase from the club when there were not events and purchase tickets when there were. The manager Alex was looking to revive a social scene and needed to create a signature event to bring in foot traffic as well as spark a social media following. The venue had little social media traffic and no engagement.

About: The Peacock Lounge originated in 1960 and was known as a lodge. Located in the lower Haight district of San Francisco, The Peacock Lounge wanted to start a new live music series a weekly music. The peacock lounge I've been a fixture in the community for a very long time for over 20 years and wanted to rebrand itself as an entertainment venue.

Goal: Raise awareness to attract new customers to redevelop their brand

The Solution: 

  • Used social media to create engagement and event invites
  • Created a happy hour that brought in additional foot traffic
  • Increased private event bookings by 50%
  •  Used social media advertising to grow reach
  •  Created a signature monthly event "Third Thursdays" -  5 events - all sold out to capacity
  •  Utilized email marketing platform for online ticketing and to raise event awareness
  • Increased venue attendance by 60%
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Paintings Made by Me

Services: Content Curation, Social Media Marketing, Event Promotion, E-Mail Marketing, Coaching, Branding for New Membership Program

Challenge: Paintings Made by Me had fallen into the pitfall that service-based businesses do. By offering a specialty service, many of their high-value customers had already attended classes and many only returned for one-time events such as birthday parties, reunions, and quarterly family events resulting in a decrease in memberships.

About: Paintings Made by me is an instructor-led painting workshop in Michigan that caters to new and experienced painters. The business was started by two childhood friends and a relative who taught the classes at local restaurants and bars in Michigan. As their popularity grew, with a couple of years they were able to move into a brick and mortar space in Livonia, MI where they were able to have a consistent schedule of weekday and Saturday classes as well as expand their offerings to bachelorette parties and offer mobile services to schools, nonprofits, and businesses.

Goal: To attract new and returning customers to their business as well as introduce a new service to scale their business to create retention and growth.

The Solution: I wanted to show potential customers what it was like to experience a Paintings Made By Me session as well as the value. This was relayed through using media such as video, high-quality photos, curated content for their website and testimonials. Social Marketing by Amanda worked in conjunction with Paintings Made by Me to provide the following:

  • Increased presence and engagement on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram
  • Measured analytics
  • Incorporated social media advertising
  • Develop curated content
  • Coached on overview of analytics, the basic process of social media advertising, creating curate content, measuring engagement and email marketing platforms
  • Increased storytelling & educational value through social media
  • Incorporated social media monitoring/automation
  • Executed social media strategy 
  • Incorporated email marketing for lead generation
  • Created E-newsletter and e-blasts for special promotions or events
  • Revamped membership structure; Incorporate membership incentives
  • Create content and developed new Social Club member program

*Increased followers on Facebook Business page by 100%
*Paintings Made by Me had a successful launch of their new Social Club in Fall 2017
*Had an e-newsletter open rate of 24%


Paintings Made By Me Social Club had a successful launch in Fall 2017! Adding this service has helped scale their business to not only an arts venue but a community of wellness and fitness among its members.