Michael Ofori
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  • Acton, MA
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  • MVO & Associates, LLC
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Here Comes The QR Codes! – Are You Gearing Up To Compete In This Space?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Giuliani Jan 26, 2011. 1 Reply

 Do you know what QR codes are? Do you know how and where to generate a QR code? How can it help you increase your sales? If all this sounds gibberish to you, then you had better start educating…Continue

Multi-Media Advertising - Have You Claimed Your FREE Google Local Places Listing?

Started Jan 14, 2011 0 Replies

 As a small to mid sized business owner, are you satisfied with your web presence? How do you drive traffic to your website? How do people find you? Have you or do you continue to use expensive…Continue

Tags: internet, shortcode, keyword, marketing, text

Merchants Against Unfair Interchange Practices - Call To Action!

Started Jun 10, 2010 0 Replies

As restauranters, we live or die by our ability to offer credit cards as a payment option to our customers, and for most of us, we accept the costs associated with credit cards as a cost of doing…Continue

 

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Mobile Apps: How To Attract More Customers And Get Your Existing Customers Spending More!

A recent 2012 Harris Poll reported that the majority of consumers surveyed planned on reducing their spending on dining out occasions. And in a 2011 market research done by The NBD Group, a leading market research firm for the Restaurants and Food Service Industry, the company determined that "U.S. restaurant industry visits declined from 62.7 billion in 2008 to 60.6 billion in 2011 and independent restaurants accounted for 87 percent (2 billion) of these traffic losses".  During this period,…See More
Sep 11, 2012
Michael Ofori posted a blog post

Mobile Apps: How To Attract More Customers And Get Your Existing Customers Spending More!

A recent 2012 Harris Poll reported that the majority of consumers surveyed planned on reducing their spending on dining out occasions. And in a 2011 market research done by The NBD Group, a leading market research firm for the Restaurants and Food Service Industry, the company determined that "U.S. restaurant industry visits declined from 62.7 billion in 2008 to 60.6 billion in 2011 and independent restaurants accounted for 87 percent (2 billion) of these traffic losses".  During this period,…See More
Sep 9, 2012
Michael Ofori is now friends with Foodjini and Libby Tucker-beer2buds/promobomb
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Jun 18, 2012
Michael Ofori's blog post was featured

Mobile App Solutions For Independent Restaurants-How You Can Increase Your Profits With Mobile Apps!

Many of you already have websites which are (hopefully) integrated with your offline advertising channels (radio, tv, billboard, newspaper, magazines, direct mail), and you probably generate a substantial part of your traffic and leads through this channel.What if I were to tell you that Google has made a game changing, strategic move that could reduce your online leads, traffic and profits considerably within the next 2 – 5 years if you do NOT pay attention to the implications of that…See More
Jun 16, 2012
Michael Ofori posted a blog post

Mobile App Solutions For Independent Restaurants-How You Can Increase Your Profits With Mobile Apps!

Many of you already have websites which are (hopefully) integrated with your offline advertising channels (radio, tv, billboard, newspaper, magazines, direct mail), and you probably generate a substantial part of your traffic and leads through this channel.What if I were to tell you that Google has made a game changing, strategic move that could reduce your online leads, traffic and profits considerably within the next 2 – 5 years if you do NOT pay attention to the implications of that…See More
Jun 14, 2012
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Jun 10, 2012
Nick Ostroff replied to Michael Ofori's discussion Dunkin’ Donuts - Mobile Marketing Case Study: in the group Restaurant Marketing
"Nice point Michael. Maybe we can work together to get the small to mid size restaurants to jump on the mobile freight train along with some of these mega chains."
Apr 18, 2011
Tony Giuliani replied to Michael Ofori's discussion Here Comes The QR Codes! – Are You Gearing Up To Compete In This Space?
"While I agree QR codes r on the rise, most people dont have a reader. We provide QR codes, but we also suggest you have a keyword text along with it, for those without readers, which is most. You never want to limit your reach. These r emerging…"
Jan 26, 2011
Michael Ofori commented on Matt Urdan's group Local Store Marketing
"It is all well and good to talk about Local Store Marketing, since it is a well know fact that up to 80% of a restaurant's business is derived from within a radius of 20miles. However, many restaurants have NOT claimed their most powerful local…"
Jan 26, 2011
Michael Ofori posted a discussion

Here Comes The QR Codes! – Are You Gearing Up To Compete In This Space?

 Do you know what QR codes are? Do you know how and where to generate a QR code? How can it help you increase your sales? If all this sounds gibberish to you, then you had better start educating yourself about this emerging mobile, smart phone advertising and marketing tool. If you have not noticed QR codes around you, then go to Best Buy or Walmart! You will notice them on many packages. Check this out and go to:  …See More
Jan 26, 2011
Michael Ofori posted a discussion

Multi-Media Advertising - Have You Claimed Your FREE Google Local Places Listing?

 As a small to mid sized business owner, are you satisfied with your web presence? How do you drive traffic to your website? How do people find you? Have you or do you continue to use expensive internet marketing experts or Search Optimization companies to drive traffic to your website? How effective have you found them from a pure marketing ROI standpoint? Did you know that you are ALREADY a partner with Google in the Local Places Listing space? Google has already preprogrammed and search…See More
Jan 14, 2011
Matthew G left a comment for Michael Ofori
"Hey Michael! Nice, you do mobile text message marketing. Good to know. I specialize more in mobile web solutions. :) Fun space to be in."
Oct 22, 2010
Brandon Munson replied to Michael Ofori's discussion Dunkin’ Donuts - Mobile Marketing Case Study: in the group Restaurant Marketing
"The DD case study is a good example of how mobile marketing works and the kind of ROI you can benefit from. What's important to mention about this case study is DD put a lot of advertising dollars behind the campaign, not in terms of the mobile…"
Jul 25, 2010
Michael Ofori replied to Michael Ofori's discussion McDonald’s Mobile Marketing Case Study: Merry X-mas In The Restaurant in the group Restaurant Marketing
"Nate, Thanks for your response. Actually, it does NOT take a lot of resources to get this marketing campaign going. Our product is geared towards both very large and small businesses. You may want to check the following website:…"
Jul 22, 2010

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MVO & Associates, LLC
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http://www.mobileappdesign.biz
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Biography
Michael Ofori was previously in banking and worked at a senior level for several large U.S banks including Citibank, Fleet Financial and Bank Of America. While in Europe, Mike worked for ABN-AMRO and Arenda Holding B.V in the Netherlands. He is now an ad agency owner in the emerging mobile text and multi-media marketing industry.

Mike’s company helps small and medium sized businesses participate in the new multi media marketing environment by integrating their offline and online marketing programs to reduce advertising seepage and waste.

Mike is a member of Acton-Boxborough Rotary Club, Middlesex West Chamber Of Commerce (MWCoC) and Boston Chamber Of Commerce.

Mike has an MBA (Finance) from University Of Denver.

Mike has written several articles on mobile marketing and multi media advertising.

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Mobile Apps: How To Attract More Customers And Get Your Existing Customers Spending More!

Posted on September 9, 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments

A recent 2012 Harris Poll reported that the majority of consumers surveyed planned on reducing their spending on dining out occasions. And in a 2011 market research done by The NBD Group, a leading market research firm for the Restaurants and Food Service Industry, the company determined that "U.S. restaurant industry visits declined from 62.7 billion in 2008 to 60.6 billion in 2011 and independent restaurants accounted for 87 percent (2 billion) of these traffic losses".  During this…

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Mobile App Solutions For Independent Restaurants-How You Can Increase Your Profits With Mobile Apps!

Posted on June 14, 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Many of you already have websites which are (hopefully) integrated with your offline advertising channels (radio, tv, billboard, newspaper, magazines, direct mail), and you probably generate a substantial part of your traffic and leads through this channel.

What if I were to tell you that Google has made a game changing, strategic move that could reduce your online leads, traffic and profits considerably within the next 2 – 5 years if you do NOT pay attention to the implications of…

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At 1:35pm on October 22, 2010, Matthew G said…
Hey Michael! Nice, you do mobile text message marketing. Good to know. I specialize more in mobile web solutions. :) Fun space to be in.
At 2:25pm on June 18, 2010, Sybil Presley said…
Hi from Sybil!
Please be my friend .
My group is Be Kind To food Servers.
I love to network!
I am a member of your group!
At 7:13am on June 16, 2010, Marcus Guiliano said…
Hello and welcome Michael,

Congratulations on joining FohBoh! I'm the green nutrition minded chef on this site. This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.

Marcus Guiliano
 
 
 

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