Jonathan M. Johnson
Founder & CEO
City/Town where Organization Located
Company/organization description (<500 characters)
SnapSeat®, LLC is a modern photography venture & innovative live event marketing company, producing custom marketing activation at live events for brands and generating live social media marketing integration from users.
SnapSeat integrates quality photography, live brand ambassadors, branding integrations, and cutting-edge software to seamlessly partner with live event marketers. We help companies & organization create:
Branded experiences as a promotional tool
Branded photo printing as a experiential guest takeaway
Instant brand impressions via live, direct posting to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Remarketing data via Email & SMS list captures & integrated guests surveys
SnapSeat has provided live photo marketing experiences for over 900 clients & events since 2014, primarily focused on the Connecticut, New York City, and Greater Boston markets, as is headquartered in Hartford, CT.
Tell us about the milestones your venture accomplished in 2019, eg., key team members added, revenue level achieved, major sales made or endorsements received, successful exit, etc... (<500 characters)
SnapSeat® achieved the creation & hiring of three new positions in 2019: Service Manager, Operations Manager, and Photo Booth Operator. These new roles have increased our company's ability to accept new clients and provide a higher level of service, providing more satisfactory UX at all levels of engagement in the client flywheel.
SnapSeat launched two new technologies: Boomerang Gif Photo Booth and 120° ZipSlide. These new photo experiences advantage the high level of social engagement obtained by gifs, moving image formats which have trended on social media channels withup to 26x higher interaction. These unique experiences continue to differential our company and lead the way into new methods of offering event marketers live guest engagement and social media impressions.
Stage: Does your venture generate revenue? YES or NO
What CT entrepreneur ecosystem resources (spaces, programs, events, schools, etc.) have helped you succeed? (<500 characters)
SnapSeat® is founded & operated in Hartford, CT, and has benefited from reSET membership & facility to serve as our main Hartford office location since 2015. Upward Hartford continues to support our venture by referring their many corporate partners to our services for live events. SnapSeat has take part in the CT NEXT Entrepreneur Innovation Awards & Mentor Network programs, being awarded the EIA grant in 2016 and receiving mentoring in 2019. In 2014, the Connecticut Technology Council awarded SnapSeat a "Tech Company to Watch" designation. In 2016, SnapSeat was announced as one of two regional New England recipients of Comcast Business’ Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs award.
What people are saying about SnapSeat...
Jonathan has been constantly adapting and growing with new products and ways to get the old photo booth into modern hands, or phones. Ryan Keating