Three Places You Absolutely Need a Wireless People Counter

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Green ChecklistHardwiring a new people counter into your establishment is not always a feasible option. Fortunately, there are wireless people counter options available that provide the same basic benefits as wired people counters.  What’s more, wireless people counters are energy-efficient, which keeps your electricity bill down, and they can be installed easily and almost anywhere without you having to worry about outlets or power sources being nearby. Here are three places you absolutely need a wireless people counter.

1. Small Libraries

Libraries often rely on funding to keep operations flowing, and this boils down to being able to prove your library is a well-utilized community resource. People counters can provide you with an accurate number of visitors per day, which can be used when presenting your case for why your library needs funding. For libraries that have a tighter budget to work with, wireless people counters are ideal because not only do they keep electricity bills low, they are vital to helping libraries make better cases for funding. Additionally, for whatever reason, the library layout just may not be conducive to a wired counting system and when this happens, a wireless counter really is the only way to go.

2. Visitor Centers

To accurately monitor traffic in visitor centers, multiple people counters should be used. Visitor centers often have several different key “destination” areas that people can visit. In order to determine traffic flow through your center for promotional or other reasons, it’s essential to have a people counter placed in each “destination” area to determine how many people walk through the area on a daily basis. Sometimes it’s not possible to install a wired counter in every area because, for whatever reason, it’s just not technically feasible. For this reason, wireless people counters are a must.

Additionally, visitor centers also run on funding like libraries do. Installing overhead, wired people counters could cause your visitor center to close for construction. However, accurate, bidirectional, wireless people counters can be installed quickly and easily, generating accurate numbers on how often your visitor center is used when applying for funding.

3. Small Niche Shops

When running a business that targets a niche audience, business is not expected to be booming. For this reason, keeping your store hours centered on times when business is highest is important when you are on a small budget. Wireless people counters will track the times of day you receive the most business, allowing you to center your store hours on these times. This will save on labor costs by preventing overstaffing when there is little or no business, as well as understaffing during hours when you are swamped.

Wireless people counters are lightweight, versatile, accurate, and ideal for environments or facilities where installing wired people counters are not an option. Additionally, they are also easy to install and can make or break an establishment that relies on outside funding. Utilizing a wireless people counter correctly answers a lot of questions about how much traffic your business is seeing and what time of day it is occurring, in turn allowing you to make better business decisions and optimize your business for success.