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Smart Pizza Marketing Podcast

We teach restaurants and pizzerias how to use social media to grow their business. With our Podcast-Social Media Courses- Mastermind-Live Shows and much more. Visit www.Smartpizzamarketing.com to see how we can help you. Interviews with pizza entrepreneurs and marketing experts.
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Now displaying: September, 2015
Sep 25, 2015

Zack Toth and Chris Brown of Benny Marzanos

Zack and Chris are graduates of Virginia Tech. They both went out after graduating and got "real" jobs but decided to come back to Virginian and open a late night slice shop.  The location they found was a camera store that they turned into their first location. 

After the first football season (Virginia Tech) they had a really good first half a year and immediately started to look for a second location to grow their business. They knew they had a simple concept and that was the plan from the beginning. Make it scalable but easy to manage.

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What to Listen For:

  • Why they opened their first shop
  • Why they looked to expand only after 4 months
  • How they manage a fast growing business
  • The systems they use to organize multiple business
  • How they manage their hiring 
  • How they organize their store Managers
  • The systems they use for tracking each store
  • Great idea they came up with as a perk for their employees
  • The toughest decision they have to make in their business
  • How they used interns to help with marketing

Mentioned In This Episode

Thanks For Listening

Thank you for taking the time to listen to this episode. I hope that you have found it to be valuable. If you have a question or comment you can email at Bruce@smartpizzamarketing.com 

A Big Thank You to Zack and Chris of Benny Marzanos for coming on the show!

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Sep 21, 2015

Rick Mulready of The Art Of Paid Traffic

Super excited to Rick Mulready of The Art of Paid Traffic podcast and RickMulready.com . Rick is a facebook marketing expert and really an expert in all paid traffic. I asked Rick to join us to explain how we can all get started using facebook ads.

Rick works with big names in the marketing world such as John Lee Dumas of EOFire.com and Joey Kissimee. Ricks podcast is excellent and if your looking to learn more about facebook ads or any other paid traffic I would definitely suggest subscribing to his podcast.

Learning how to get started using facebook ads can really change your business. There is a process to getting started though and in this episode Rick explains how to get started with a budget as little as just $5. 

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In This Episode:

  • What are the basics of facebook ads
  • Why would you want to get started
  • How to target a specific target audience
  • How much should you spend
  • Difference between boosted post and an actual ad
  • How to schedule your ads ahead of time

Mentioned In This Episode:

Rick's website: http://rickmulready.com/

Rick on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rmulready

Rick on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rickmulready

Ricks Podcast (subscribe!) The Art Of Paid Traffic

Thanks For Listening

Thank you for taking the time to listen to this episode. I hope that you have found it to be valuable. If you have a question or comment you can email at Bruce@smartpizzamarketing.com 

A Big Thank You to Rick for joining us on today's episode

If you did find this information valuable it would be awesome if you could share it using the social media buttons on the side of the post. Also, please leave a quick review on Itunes or Stitcher … would really help grow the show and get more guests on to help you grow your business and marketing effort.

Sep 18, 2015

Speedline Solutions Point Of Sale 

Speedline P.O.S. Solutions is one of many point of sales options available to the pizza nation. Jeff Hickey the Corporate Account Manager for Speedline is in charge of some big accounts such as Jet's Pizza and Pizza Factory with a combined 500 locations between those two alone. 

Jeff an I talk about what makes Speedline different from other POS systems . Jeff lays out some ways in which you can use Speedline in your business and what separates them from other systems

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What to Listen For:

  • What makes Speedline different from the rest
  • How to track the money customers sped through the mapping
  • What makes their online ordering integration different
  • The different options available 
  • How do know how many computers you need
  • The different online ordering companies that integrate
  • Their support hours

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Thanks For Listening

Thank you for taking the time to listen to this episode. I hope that you have found it to be valuable. If you have a question or comment you can email at Bruce@smartpizzamarketing.com 

A Big Thank You to Kerry Shearer for coming on the show!

If you did find this information valuable it would be awesome if you could share it using the social media buttons on the side of the post. Also, please leave a quick review on Itunes or Stitcher … would really help grow the show and get more guests on to help you grow your business and marketing effort.

 

Sep 15, 2015

Kerry Shearer, The Periscope Expert

Periscope is a new app that has come on to the scene quickly and is getting huge traction. I asked Kerry Shearer who is known as the periscope Expert to come on with me today and discuss the basics of Periscope. 

Kerry has been using periscope since it first came out and has grown a great following. In this episode, he gives us some great tips on how to get started as well as some tools to help make the experience better.

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What To Listen For:

  • What is periscope
  • How many users are on this platform right now
  • Why is this different than other live video
  • How it integrates with twitter and Facebook
  • How to grow your following on Periscope
  • Ideas for periscoping for your business
  • Why your name is important
  • Tools to help your periscope look and sound better

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Thanks For Listening

Thank you for taking the time to listen to this episode. I hope that you have found it to be valuable. If you have a question or comment you can email at Bruce@smartpizzamarketing.com 

A Big Thank You to Kerry Shearer for coming on the show!

If you did find this information valuable it would be awesome if you could share it using the social media buttons on the side of the post. Also, please leave a quick review on Itunes or Stitcher … would really help grow the show and get more guests on to help you grow your business and marketing effort.

Sep 7, 2015

Episode #26 Sean Bullock of Smoking Monkey Pizza

In today's episode I talk with Sean Bullock of Smoking Monkey Pizza. Sean and his wife are relative new to this pizza entrepreneur journey. Starting out in corporate america they have always wanted to get into the restaurant business.

They thought about opening other types of restaurants but with the ideas for what they wanted to do the pizza industry was a perfect fit. Sean and his wife have a unique way of doing business. Listen in as I ask Sean how he got into and continues to grow in a non-traditional way.

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What To Listen For:

  • Why Sean and his Wife began in this business
  • What they work looking for in their new business
  • What makes them different
  • What kind of marketing they use
  • How to incorporate your passion into your business
  • Sean's ideas for the future of the business
  • Why ignorance can be bliss

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Thanks For Listening

Thank you for taking the time to listen to this episode. I hope that you have found it to be valuable. If you have a question or comment you can email at Bruce@smartpizzamarketing.com 

A Big Thank You to Sean of Smoking Monkey Pizza for coming on the show!

If you did find this information valuable it would be awesome if you could share it using the social media buttons on the side of the post. Also, please leave a quick review on Itunes or Stitcher … would really help grow the show and get more guests on to help you grow your business and marketing effort.

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