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January 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Here's a Surprise You Would Like!

”We are in the entertainment business, not the bowling business”, says Zach Boulanger, the Webmaster and Weekend Manager for Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley & Family Fun Center.   They not only compete with other bowling alleys in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, they also compete with other family entertainment venues.

As part of keeping ahead of the… Continue

Added by Larry McLean on January 29, 2011 at 3:09pm — No Comments

What Works for You?

Past behavior is usually a pretty good indicator of how well we will

perform in the future. That's why we ask for a resume, for a credit

history, educational background, past places of residence and even


In our need to be able to analyze data, we establish habits; habits that

control HOW we look at information; habits that force us to come to well

worn and comfortable conclusions based upon the type of information we

receive.  In reality, formal… Continue

Added by fred kaplowitz on January 25, 2011 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Get With The "Program"

Last Sunday I was bowling in a scratch team tournament in Seattle. It was in a 24-lane center. There were 105 bowlers plus guests and spectators. At 10:00 a.m., the Seattle Seahawks – Chicago Bears playoff game started. Needless to say, everyone in the bowling center was interested in watching the game. There were four, large flat-screen TVs strategically placed throughout…


Added by Paul Kreins on January 21, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

TV: Mobile Marketing Is Gearing Up in 2011

Marketing to consumers' cellphones has long been viewed as something of a

holy grail by businesses  prized but always beyond reach. Recently

however, new mobile technologies have gone mainstream, making the elusive

goal of an always-on connection with customers firmly within reach of even

the smallest business. Consider that:

* There are four times the number of cell phones in the world versus PCs (4

billion vs.

1 billion) and 20% of all U.S. households are…


Added by fred kaplowitz on January 19, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

My 2011 "Wish List" for the Bowling Industry

My "Wish List" for the bowling business…


Added by Paul Kreins on January 12, 2011 at 9:55am — No Comments

10 Tips For A Positive New Year

Lots of New Year fun with old friends staying over; new friends stopping by

and lots of things to do. I really relish this time of the year and so I

offer you some food for thought;


Tips For A Positive New Year."

1. When you wake up in the morning, complete the following sentence, "my

purpose is_________."

2. Stop being disappointed about where you are at. Think good… Continue

Added by fred kaplowitz on January 11, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments

TV: The 800 Lb. Gorilla in the Room

Recent Nielsen reports indicate that the average American is watching more

television each week; approximately 34 hours vs. 28 hours just 3 years ago.

In the average American household, the TV set(s) are on for 6 hours and 47

minutes per day.

This average American, today, is also getting on line about 13 hours per

week, up from just 9 hours in 2000.

60% of all TV users use the Web at the same time at least once a month,

according to a Nielsen report… Continue

Added by fred kaplowitz on January 10, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Emergency Services Needed in All Bowling Centers

If you’re a bowling center proprietor, you’re not only in charge of running a recreation and entertainment facility, you’re running a business. The service should be outstanding, the facilities should be clean, and patrons should always feel safe.

Make sure you are taking all the necessary precautions to protect them and your employees by reviewing the five most necessary emergency services needed in a bowling center. 

  • Emergency Medical Service Contact…

Added by ASG Bowl on January 10, 2011 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

100 New Year's Resolutions for You and Your Bowling Center

Greetings, Salutations and a Happy New Year!



Added by Paul Kreins on January 1, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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