Music for selling, for shopping, to linger for longer, for meals out and meet-ups, tout suite or saunter.

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Brands that sound better with Startle

music

  • brand distinctiveness
  • cover control
  • responsive atmospherics
  • repeat custom
  • brand consistency
  • top of mind
  • driving spend
  • increased dwell time
  • throughput control

Music is too powerful to be left in the background.

We start with music and multiply it. By curating a branded atmosphere guided by behavioural science, and delivering it at scale via killer tech, the outcome is so much more than music.

It’s what we call music+.

Keep scrolling to find out how we make magic happen with music, science and tech.

Music

Our algorithm is a dancer.

He’s also a foot tapper, a head bobber and, very occasionally, a gifted air guitarist. He’s a person, called James, and he does the job that most places leave to the robots.

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Silence

Brand outcomes:

  • Awkward...

Music

Brand outcomes:

  • Background ambience

Curated music

Brand outcomes:

  • Brand-matched playlists

Proper profiling

Brand outcomes:

  • Brand-matched playlists
  • Drive business objectives
  • Commercially-sound strategy
  • Science-backed insight

Music +

Brand outcomes:

  • Brand-matched playlists
  • Drive business objectives
  • Commercially-sound strategy
  • Science-backed insight
  • Responsive atmospheric control
  • Perfectly replicated brand
  • World-class customer experience
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Jammin’ till the jam is through.

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Startle has provided me with a fantastic music service for over 4 years and their control panel is so easy to use.

I can tailor the music required in any of my sites and even use the system to promote special offers via their audio messaging feature.

Ben Palmer

Anytime Fitness

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Expectancy Theory

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Expectancy Theory

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Fundamental Attribution Error

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Science

Get in the middle of a chain reaction.

There are no medals for nice music and wishful thinking, just a fair bit of risk. Leave that to others. Instead, let’s focus on the science behind good vibrations that curate atmospheres with real intention.

Behavioural science

There are many areas that behavioural science can be applied commercially, with music and atmosphere being some of the least exploited.

Startle are at the forefront in this area.

Richard Shotton

Consultant and author of the choice factory

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Tech

Scales easy like Sunday morning.

Curating perfectly branded atmospheres is hard, scaling it consistently across an estate is, well, harder. Our tech makes good vibrations across your estate feel easy like Su- oh, you get it.

In-store technology

Startle went beyond our requests for a good music and signage solution and presented a bespoke, forward-thinking technology strategy.

Phil Whittle

Schuh

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“I cannot recommend their services highly enough. Having tried the rest, Startle certainly is the best.”

Mike Racz

- Dominos Pizza

Relentless Support

Support

S-U-P-P-O-R-T. Find out what it means to me.

We ain't gonna do you wrong while you're gone. In fact, our support team are pretty relentless. So much so, the name kind of stuck... Our Relentless Support™ crew are even relentless 24/7/365, sing it Aretha.

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