My Conversation With Daran Adair

Today Matt Plapp, CEO of America’s Best Restaurants sits down with ABR employee Daran Adair. Daran has been in the hospitality industry for 30 plus years so he has a great knowledge of restaurants and restaurant marketing. Matt and Daran discuss the importance of being consistent with your customers and discuss the advantages independent restaurants have over chain restaurants. Check out this week’s podcast if you are interested in learning tips and tricks to OUTSMART your competition.

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MPTV-102 You need to gather data! with Teresa Martin

On this week’s episode Matt Plapp has an in depth conversation with ABR employee Teresa Martin. Matt and Teresa share similar views when it comes to marketing independent restaurants. Teresa grew up in a town of 500 people and knows how hard it is for businesses in small towns to gain attention. Check out today’s episode if you would like to learn some tips and tricks for marketing your business!

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MPTV 100 – Money follows attention

In today’s episode of MPTV, Matt discusses the importance of the statement “Money Follows Attention”. The big question is are you doing what it takes to get the attention for the money to follow? Matt goes over what your business can do to get the attention of customers in order to grow your business.

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MPTV-101 Stop having one night stands with customers!

On today’s podcast 🎀 Matt talks πŸ—£ about how he wants businesses to stop πŸ›‘ having one night stands with their customers. Matt shares that there are multiple βž• ways to stop this from happening. By not having 🚫”one night stands” with customers, your business gainsπŸ“ˆ the opportunity to have recurring visits.πŸ’°

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MP TV-99 On air with Chris Braden

On today’s podcast Matt has a conversation with Chris Braden 🎀 . Chris has been media marketing for several years πŸ•° , he has worked for multiple media sources including Iheart radio πŸ“» and ESPN 🏈 . Tune❗️in to this episode to πŸ‘‚πŸ»about the changes in media marketπŸ“² that have occurred over the years.

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MP TV – Episode 98 – It’s time to take action…get that DATA

This week on MPTV, Matt πŸ‘Š talks to business owners, more specifically πŸ• restaurant owners. He stresses the importance ‼️ of having a mobile friendly πŸ˜ƒ website that captures customer data in ⭐️ unique ways. Don’t be πŸ₯± lazy, because the customer already took the πŸ’ͺ hardest step, now it’s ⏰ time for you to take yours…


πŸ‘ŠYou don’t want a one night stand…do you?

πŸ‘ŠYour website MUST be mobile friendly

πŸ‘ŠThey already took the hardest step

πŸ‘ŠYour database is an asset 

πŸ‘Š6 out of 10 restaurants don’t have this…

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MPTV – Episode 97 – Getting Behind The Scenes With David

This week on πŸŽ™ MPTV, we have the man who’s usually found behind the πŸŽ₯ camera, David Schlotter. David is the πŸ“Ί marketing director for πŸ• ABR, βš™οΈ Deep Work Studios, and πŸ‘Š Matt himself. He came all the way from Philly ✈️ to tell us how to grab people’s attention πŸ‘€ before that stop light 🚦 turns green, and how to maximize πŸ“ˆ the quality of your content without breaking the πŸ’° bank.

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MP TV – Episode 96 – Keeping it traditional with Water Street Pizzeria

This week on MPTV, we have two 🎰 Las Vegas restaurant owners who πŸ”Ž focus on community 🏘 and authenticity. When it comes to πŸ•πŸ•πŸ• pizza, Jim and Jan know what’s good! They like to be a part of the πŸ— creation process, like painting 🎨 their own murals and crafting their iconic 🍝 sauces from scratch. Don’t miss out ⛔️ on this inspirational story πŸ“š of two owners with a passion for building their πŸ’° business!

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MP TV – Episode 95 – People Said Starting A Restaurant Was A 50/50 Chance…

This week on MPTV stars Andy who started his restaurant business πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³ back in 2018. But it wasn’t as easy as you think 🧠. He wanted to create a πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ family friendly environment in the Las Vegas 🎰 area. Turns out it was a great idea! πŸ˜ƒ When surrounded by a community of entertainment πŸŽ‰ businesses, there’s a lack ⛔️ of local support. Slater’s 50/50 is here to serve 🍳 the locals and give out amazing πŸ” burgers! Check out how he supports both ✌️ his customers AND his employees here on MPTV!

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Cha Ching Baby! The Secret To Sales

Cha Ching baby! This week on MP TV we have a special guest, Matt’s own father, Duane Plapp! Watch your ankles, because the Michael Jordan of sales is here to fill you in on how to be MVP. Duane has been in sales for over 50 years and specializes in building relationships, and this week Duane fills us in on:

What to say when you approach a customer
Selling is about creating relationships
Employees follow your lead
The labor shortage isn’t to blame
Your job is sales and marketing
Doing sales correctly

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