Barry Chandler has teamed up with the Ohio Licensed Beverage Association, Photo Kitchen, Yelp Columbus and Bevinco to bring you a full day workshop to help you grow your bar or restaurant business. We will be sharing case studies and local examples of businesses utilizing best practices in marketing and management to grow their bar and restaurant trade.

 

If you want to grow your business in 2011, then grab your managers and take advantage of this free one day workshop in Columbus, Ohio to find new ways to market and manage your business!

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Date: May 23rd 1011
Time: 1pm-5pm
Location: The Bluestone, (formerly BOMA)
583 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio

 

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Agenda for the Day

 

How to Leverage Yelp for Your Business

Christina Christian, Community Manager for Yelp Columbus, will talk about the importance of Yelp and how it can help you attract more customers and create a community of raving fans around your brand. She’ll also address the best practices for responding to customer complaints and negative feedback left online as well as ways to encourage feedback.


How to Create a Social Media Strategy for Your Bar

Barry Chandler from TheBarBlogger.com will show you how to utilize Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare to attract more customers more often using these free online tools. In addition, you will learn how to measure the success of your online activities and reduce your spend on traditional advertising.


Using Photos to Attract More Customers and Increase Sales

Catherine Murray from Photo Kitchen will demonstrate how customers buy with their eyes and how to utilize photos on menus and marketing materials to boost sales with a few simple tricks.


How Profitable is Your Business?

Chuck Deibel from Bevinco will show you how your profit margins compare to other similar businesses in Ohio and offer suggestions on how to improve bar profitability while tracking results.

 

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Places are limited.

 

Click here to reserve your place today

 

You only need ONE GOOD IDEA from the event to make it worth your time in attending. Don’t delay!

 

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Read what previous workshop attendees had to say


Jason Strausbaugh – Gooeyz Grilled Cheese
“I felt that the 2 hours of info made me understand 100% better”

 

Molly Gilbert – Joe’s Original Bar
“Thank you for the workshop, loved the detailed info about Foursquare.com”

 

Ada Overstreet – The Big Bang Piano Bar
“Thought that EVERYTHING was helpful! Wish I had attended the seminar sooner”

 

John Massimiano – The Little Bar
“I thought the workshop was great, It will definitely help my business”

 

Brett Chadwick – Adobe Gilas
“Enjoyed seeing examples of effective strategies being used by other bars”

 

Candy Kirkpatrick – 8 Ball Sports Bar
“I found the ins and outs of Twitter & Foursquare very helpful. The information will most definitely help my business”

Michele Vallman – La Petite Pierre Restaurant and Catering
“It was helpful to learn about Twitter and the importance of online marketing.”

 

Chris Vogt – Symmes Tavern on the Green
“It was helpful to learn ways to advertise without spending money.”

 

Bob Pallatroni – Tavern on the Hill
“Understanding how to use the different social media tools that are available was very helpful.”

 

Susan Selzer and B.J. Hughes – Arthur’s Cafe
“Finding the best way to utilize the different sites was helpful. I had never heard of Foursquare!”

 

Brian Firth – Lavomatic Cafe
“Clear and very helpful explanations. Very nice breakdowns and ideas. Very clever forward thinking ideas. Great presentation. Very informative, learned tons.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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