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?
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 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

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

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…Continue

Tags: internet, shortcode, keyword, marketing, text

Started Jan 14, 2011

Merchants Against Unfair Interchange Practices - Call To Action!

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

Started Jun 10, 2010


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MVO & Associates, LLC
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Consulting, Making Friends, Networking
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!

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…


Posted on September 9, 2012 at 12:15pm

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…


Posted on June 14, 2012 at 1:30pm

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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.

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