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Rewriting the Rules of Online Reviews | Zack Oates (Ovation Up) | DH081

Your biggest critics are often your biggest fans. But try telling that to a restaurant owner with a Yelp page. Serving as the founder and CEO of Ovation, Zack Oates is helping rewrite the rules of online reviews by making them easier and more valuable…

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In-House Delivery vs Third-Party Delivery | Roger Avats and Josh Kopel (Inhouse Delivery Company) | DH078

2021 is here, but the pandemic and the pivots pioneered because of it are still very much at hand. While the restaurant industry has been forced to suffer, adapt and evolve in 2020 more than most, the shift to takeout and delivery has allowed many…

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2020 Stories and Lessons from Cali BBQ Media – Part 5 | Sam the Cooking Guy and Cali BBQ Sauce | DH077

2020 was full of Lessons and Stories we will always remember.  One is the story of how Sam the Cooking Guy pushed us to start selling BBQ sauce online after his YouTube channel featuring our Jalapeno BBQ Sauce in one of his Sam the Cooking…

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2020 Stories and Lessons from Cali BBQ Media – Part 4 | Toast POS Unboxing and Digital Content | DH076

If you’re looking for digital content to help tell your businesses story, turn the cell phone camera yourself.  That’s what we did when made an Unboxing Video when we first received our new Toast POS system. It was fun to record us opening up our…

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2020 Stories and Lessons from Cali BBQ Media – Part 3 | Sunrise Gratitude and Spreading Kindness | DH075

We strive to bring you behind the scenes of running a BBQ Media company. We do that by publishing digital content (video, blogs, audio podcasts just like this) that explains the Stories and Lessons surrounding what we do and how we do it. The Digital…

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2020 Stories and Lessons from Cali BBQ Media – Part 2 | More Publishing Content is Better | DH074

It’s better to be done, then perfect.  When it comes to digital content creation, sometimes you just have to press publish before you think your work is perfect. Speed is important when it comes to publishing online, as is frequency. The more content you can…

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2020 Stories and Lessons from Cali BBQ Media – Part 1 | Tiger King and the Pandemic | DH073

There were many stories and lessons that we at Cali BBQ Media will always remember from 2020, a year when so much changed. We wanted to do something a little bit different for our first five Digital Hospitality podcast episodes of 2021. To celebrate the…

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Digital Resources and Help to Inspire Restaurant Owners | Shawn Walchef on Corner Booth Podcast | DH071

There’s a reason we recommend every restaurateur read Restaurant Startup and Growth and join RestaurantOwner.com. Having up-to-date information aggregated from experts in the industry is vital to staying current in any business, especially for restaurant owners and operators. As we built up Cali BBQ and…

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Education Leads to Engagement | Doug Scheiding of Rogue Cookers (Traeger Pro Team, Head Country Ambassador) | DH069

Doug Scheiding is an aerospace engineer. Doug Scheiding is also a business broker. But while this episode of Digital Hospitality is about multi-hyphenate Doug Scheiding, it’s not the merely the story of an aerospace engineer or a business broker. This is the story of a…

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How to Turn Your Business into a Media Company | Shawn Walchef on Full Comp Podcast | DH068

If you want to survive and thrive in business then you have to start operating and thinking like a media company. Being in business in 2021 and beyond is about creating memorable moments online and offline. The world is changing and we all need to…

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