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Now displaying: October, 2015
Oct 27, 2015

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Pizza Togos Scott Heise 

Scott is the Owner of Pizza Tugos in Ocean City Maryland. Scott has been in the business for most of his life. As the operator of a seasonal business Scott has to manage a the difference between being extremly busy in the summer to not so busy in the winter. 

Scott loves talking pizza and he gives some great tips inside this episode. He has a unique business that is almost like opening a new store every summer. Scott say's he has 2 seasons summer, and getting ready for summer. 

It's important to have a process for hiring, running, and finding good employees and Scott and I talk about just that in this episode.

What to Listen For:

  • How to manage a seasonal business
  • A great place to find help from overseas
  • Scott's #1 tip for newbies
  • Why Scott suggests finding someone to manage your social media
  • What's working for Scott marketing wise
  • Why they use a call center for all stores
  • How to open a new store every summer, or at least feel like it

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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 

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A Big Thank You to Nick for coming on the show!

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Oct 20, 2015

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What to listen for:

  • How Nick started in the pizza industry
  • What was Nick's purpose from the start
  • Why Nick brought in an outside consultant to help him
  • How they keep their employee turnover to under 5% in the second restaurant
  • Why you need to invest in training 
  • How to mix up your interview process
  • The one piece of advice Nick would give someone starting out

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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 

Like us on Facebook too for updates and interesting marketing articles

A Big Thank You to Nick 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

Oct 14, 2015

Marla Topliff President of Rosati's Pizza

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Marla Topliff is the president of Rosati's pizza. Marla is also the Chairman of the National Restaurant Association Pizzeria Industry Council which was started to help answer questions for pizzeria owners. As President Marla is in charge of overseeing the tremendous growth of Rosati's Pizza. 

In this episode Marla shares great information on the current state of the pizza industry as well as what she sees in the future. So many things happening today in the pizza marketing world.  Marla and I discuss some trends and some ideas for what Rosati's is currently doing as well as some things they are looking to do in the future.

What to Listen For:

  • How Marla got started with Rosati's Pizza
  • How Marla wasn't even in the food business before Rosati's
  • What Marla's role is in the business
  • What Marla looks for when opening more locations
  • Why understanding the business is the most important thing to success
  • What Marla looks for in hiring new employees
  • What is the Pro-Start Program and how it helps
  • Why you need to hire someone to run your social media
  • Why you need a social media manual

Listen to  the 10 tips from the top pizza entrepreneurs and marketing experts

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 

Like us on Facebook too for updates and interesting marketing articles

A Big Thank You to Marla Topliff 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.

Oct 7, 2015

Brad Corbin of Sloopys Sports Cafe

Brad started at Sloopys Sports Cafe12 years ago just working his way through school. After working there for a few years and thinking about finding a new path, an opportunity caem up to buy in.

Brad has now owned that location for 6 years and recently opened a second location. In Sloopys second location Brad partnered with an employee who wanted an opportunity to grow and be a partner in the business.

What to Listen For:

  • How Brad got started
  • What made Brad want to get into this business
  • How he found his second location
  • What type of marketing Brad is starting to get results with
  • A cool place Brad finds really good help
  • His point of sale system
  • The one piece of advice Brad would give anyone looking to get into or grow in this business

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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 Zach and Chris of Benny Marzanos 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.

Oct 1, 2015

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How to Build The Right Team and Company Culture

Mike Ganino is speaker, trainer and coach who travels around the country and teaches how to build a great company culture. Mike specializes in helping companies or small businesses build a great team using methods that he has perfected over the course of working with many companies and brands.

In this episode, Mike and I discuss ways in which you can look at your business and company in the new era. Mike gives us tips and suggestions we can use to find and train great people to propel your business.

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