Ivan Collins
  • 42, Male
  • Austin, TX
  • United States
  • Reservation Genie / Big Concierge /…
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  • Matt White
  • Matthew Pryor
  • MenuDrive
  • Jennifer Krauss
  • Steven Groves
  • Chris Leo
  • Christopher McBrown
  • Tomer Molovinsky
  • Justin A Ragusa
  • Posflorida.net
  • Ty Sullivan
  • Libby Tucker-beer2buds/promobomb
  • Jessie Kelly
  • Norbert Marrale
  • Emerald Reilly

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Ivan Collins liked Matt White's profile
Mar 18, 2013
Ivan Collins and Matt White are now friends
Mar 18, 2013
Ivan Collins commented on Matt White's blog post Four Reasons Why Your Restaurant Should AVOID Facebook
"I've been waiting to read this post for it to be convenient to forward to a friend.  I was a little disappointed that it wasn't serious list of reasons but really designed to imply you should be on Facebook.  I feel like there…"
Mar 18, 2013
Ivan Collins liked Matthew Pryor's blog post Building a Successful Concierge Referral Program
Aug 9, 2012
Ivan Collins commented on Ty Sullivan's blog post Street Teaming & 4 Wall Marketing 101
"Dang Ty, I just posted a blog on Reservation Genie called Building a Successful Concierge Referral Program and could have referenced your section on hiring the right Ambassador. http://www.reservationgenie.com/blog/4"
Jul 25, 2012
Ivan Collins and Matthew Pryor are now friends
Jun 29, 2012

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Matthew Pryor liked Ivan Collins's profile
Jun 29, 2012
Ivan Collins commented on Ty Sullivan's blog post Cheap! Cheap! Not Bird Calls, Branding and Discounting
"I would think 2 for 1 may cheapen the brand.  We let customers enter any VIP perk they want so they can make one that fits the brand.  A lot of NYC customers who worry about looking cheap offer complimentary bottle of prosecco to…"
Jun 29, 2012

Profile Information

Title
Sales & Marketing Manager
Company
Reservation Genie / Big Concierge / Austin City Guide
Website
http://www.reservationgenie.com
What best describes my company
Fine Dining, Upscale Casual
Interests
Consulting, Buying/Selling a Business, Networking, Finding Investors, Gaining Knowledge
Personal Quote
Sure, everything would be nice
Biography
Grew up in Norman Oklahoma and went to OU for 3 years before transferring to University of Texas at Austin in 93. Graduated from there with a chemical engineering degree in 95. I was good at chemE, but tired of it by the time I graduated and immediately started www.austincityguide.com. Battled with that for years to get it to a point that it nearly runs itself and makes enough money to throw at something bigger. Launched www.reservationgenie.com a year ago and am growing that concept as my main work these days.
Years in the Industry
12 in online marketing/technology

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At 12:49pm on May 16, 2009, Sarah said…
Hi Ivan,

saw your note in the Reagle Beagle FohBoh party event! A tweet-up is a meet-up conceived on Twitter and/or bringing together folks who follow each other through the service; and of corse we are also using FohBoh and word of mouth at the show. We'd love to meet ya so come on by and bring your FohBoh friends.

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At 3:23pm on September 11, 2008, Norbert Marrale said…
Ivan - I see you use Ruby, my company built a reservation engine using Zope - it looks like we have a lot in common, let's chat!
At 1:41pm on July 8, 2008, Ivan Collins said…
Hi Ivan,

Welcome to FohBoh! We are the leading social-business network for the global restaurant industry and growing fast. Thanks for joining.

Michael L. Atkinson
CEO | Co-Founder, FohBoh
At 1:41pm on July 8, 2008, Ivan Collins said…
Hi Ivan,

It's my pleasure to be the first to welcome you to our fantastic community of foodservice professionals from all over the globe. With hundreds of blogs, discussions groups and events to discover, Fohboh is the perfect place for you to connect and communicate with colleagues and friends. Don't hesitate to contact me with comments or criticisms.

Before you get started, take our quick video tour. Then check out our FohBoh Community Guidelines, as well as our FAQ. Once you're comfortable with the lay of the land, start a blog post or join a discussion group - we're glad you're here and can't wait to hear more from you.

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