"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…"
"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"
"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…"
Consulting, Buying/Selling a Business, Networking, Finding Investors, Gaining Knowledge
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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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