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Welcome to the Grow Bowling 365 Podcast with Mark Bares. Mark Bares, a third generation proprietor, owns a 16 lane bowling center, restaurant, bar, and banquet facility in north central Wisconsin. He is the author of the Five In A Row: How To Create Five Star Reviews and Massive Profits In Your Bowling Center and sought after coach and speaker. Mark interviews industry leaders who share straight talk on what it takes to grow your bowling business.

Welcome to the Grow Bowling 365 Podcast with Mark Bares. Mark Bares, a third generation proprietor, owns a 16 lane bowling center, restaurant, bar, and banquet facility in north central Wisconsin. He is the author of the Five In A Row: How To Create Five Star Reviews and Massive Profits In Your Bowling Center and sought after coach and speaker. Mark interviews industry leaders who share straight talk on what it takes to grow your bowling business.
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United States

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Welcome to the Grow Bowling 365 Podcast with Mark Bares. Mark Bares, a third generation proprietor, owns a 16 lane bowling center, restaurant, bar, and banquet facility in north central Wisconsin. He is the author of the Five In A Row: How To Create Five Star Reviews and Massive Profits In Your Bowling Center and sought after coach and speaker. Mark interviews industry leaders who share straight talk on what it takes to grow your bowling business.

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English

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Episodes

004 - Interview with P.F. Chang's Tom Frank, Culture Engineering

1/7/2019
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Today's podcast features Tom Frank. Tom is one of the original founders of the immensely successful P.F. Changs China Bistro. Everyone is talking about company culture, but Tom actually shows businesses how to create it from the ground up. Mark and Tom talk about how bowling centers can apply the same concepts Tom has implemented in hundreds of businesses around the country. He calls it "Culture Engineering" and it can help you make running your bowling center a whole lot easier while adding...

Duration:00:54:55

003 - Interview with FetchRev’s Mike Carillo, Marketing Automation for Bowling Centers

12/18/2018
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Today's podcast features FetchRev's Mike Carillo. FetchRev is a company dedicated to helping bowling centers generate actual dollars through online resources. Mike and I talk about the death of email newsletters and what bowling centers need to do to replace them with marketing that actually puts dollars in your cash registers, the power of wifi data collection, and how to leverage other people and their expertise to make more money in your bowling center. If you're struggling to put...

Duration:00:45:48

002 - Interview with Fun Advisor's Peter Starkel, Bowling Modernization Expert

12/11/2018
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Peter Starkel has been revolutionizing the bowling industry for over 20 years. He caused a stir in the industry when he spoke about the FEC shift in bowling at Bowl Expo back in 2012. Now he works growing bowling through his company, Fun Advisors. In this episode, we talk about what motivates guests to come bowling and how to provide the experience they are really looking for. We talk about how to find your best employees, even in this tight labor market, and the basics of creating company...

Duration:00:51:34

001 - Interview with ebowl.biz's Carey Tosello, Bowling's Digital Marketing Expert

11/30/2018
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Carey Tosello has worked at just about every level of bowling. From his humble beginning bussing tables in his family’s bowling center to becoming one of bowling’s digital marketing leaders, Carey is bringing cutting edge technology to the bowling industry to help operators maximize their marketing impact through digital marketing with his company ebowl.biz. In this episode, we talk about how bowling centers can effectively use Facebook to grow your business by creating the right kind of...

Duration:00:42:14

000 - Grow Bowling 365 Introduction

11/28/2018
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This episode is an introduction to the Grow Bowling 365 Podcast. The host Mark Bares gives the who, what, why, and where of the Grow Bowling 365 Podcast. The ideas, tools, and structure of how each episode will be done and when to expect new episodes. This podcast shares the newest ideas and trends to help bowling center owners, proprietors, and managers run a more profitable bowling center.

Duration:00:08:18