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meg-art pottery studios – merchant of the month

we are happy to announce our august merchant of the month – sherry from meg-art pottery studios


twenty years ago sherry found herself creating and selling art at festivals in her free time. fast forward to today and she and her husband scott are living their dream as the owners of a thriving art studio in huntersville, nc.

with sarcasm, laughs, family, and a love for art only countered by her dislike of upper-case letters (hence the lack thereof here), her and her husband scott created meg-art in 1997 and haven’t looked back. the meg-art family also consists of their three daughters megan, allee, and darby, and their pups madi and kodi.



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Throwback Thursday – Quick Facebook Trick to Get More Bookings


Do you know about the Facebook call to action feature? We did a quick spot check of our merchant’s Facebook pages and realized many were not leveraging this powerful feature!

Check out the simple steps below and in less than 2 minutes, you can increase your online bookings with a Book Now call to action button on your Facebook page.

  1. Go to your Facebook business page and click the call to action drop-down arrow on the right side of your cover photo. Step 1.png
  2. Click Edit call to action from the menu.
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  3. A window will pop up with an option to Choose a Button and enter a Website URL. Click the drop-down arrow and select Book Now and then enter the Website URL that links to your PlaceFull listings or calendar. Click Save Changes and you are finished! Step 3

Feel free to give your PlaceFull Account Manager a call at (206)624-0295, we are happy to help!

If you aren’t a PlaceFull merchant yet and are interested in signing up for our online booking solution, click the button below to get started with a product demonstration or give us a call at (206)624-0295 and we will get you set up!

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Feature Update: New and Improved Listing and Resource Calendars

We are excited to announce the launch of a fantastic upgrade to our online reservation solution! The possibilities are endless with our new and improved listing and resource calendars…

  • Party Details – Allow customers to choose their party room, supplies, and add ons during the booking process. Their selections are automatically blocked off on your schedule.
  • Online Equipment Booking – Assign equipment and accessories to your listings based on quantity needed for an event so you can control your inventory.
  • Employee Schedules – Incorporate employee schedules into your listings. Allow customers to choose their teacher or coach.

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Grow your Pottery Business Online in 5 Easy Steps

Yesterday Ben and Tyson from the PlaceFull team traveled to Oak Harbor, WA to join our pottery friends at Ceramajam. It was a fun-filled day and we had a blast teaching a class about how studios can develop a simple online strategy and grow their business with 5 easy steps.

The response to the presentation was overwhelmingly positive so we decided to post it here on the blog for those who missed out! We discussed website practices, Facebook, online booking, interactive calendars, and the importance of customer engagement.

Grow your Pottery and Art Business Online in 5 Easy Steps

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These 7 Pottery Studios are Doing Something Special

We are inspired, by you!

Everyday is special, but some days are celebrated more than others – whether it’s with family and friends or that special someone. These days I’m talking about are normally marked on your calendar. They are reminders – reminders to be thankful for what you have and to not dwell on what you don’t have. However, not everyone gets to celebrate. Some people actually make sacrifices for others. These people are you.

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Paint Your Own Pottery Studios Near Houston, TX

The holidays have come and gone, and paint your own pottery studios were the place to create unique and special gifts for anyone in the family! Now that the holiday chaos has settled a bit, take an afternoon to relax and paint away with your kiddo (or any loved one).

Check out these (7) paint your own pottery studios near Houston, TX. Happy Painting!!

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Paint Your Own Pottery Studios Near Jacksonville, FL

The Holidays are upon us! From Christmas ornaments to one-of-a-kind handmade gifts, paint your own pottery studios offer a unique gift-making experience. Many of these studios keep kids in mind (with a large percentage of their clients being children), hosting art birthday parties, classes, summer camps, toddler times, Kids’ Nights and more.

Keeping with the Holiday motif, we asked a handful of art studios in the Jacksonville, FL area to choose one of their favorite holiday-themed pieces. From Christmas trees to snowman platters, take a peek at these 4 examples of pottery studio love! Continue reading