A few years ago, I was an inexperienced co-owner of a small video game bar in Tempe. Early on, we allowed an online community to utilize our space for events free-of-charge. We wanted to give something back to the communities we had participated in, as well as spread the word about our business.
The response wasn’t as positive as we would have liked. One scathing review on Google really sticks with me.
“Events hosted there had marketing companies posted out front with large tables of marketing material to push on unsuspecting party-goers.”
This comment was referring to a prom-themed event at which we had allowed a few individuals to sell corsages and other relevant goods at our front doors. For us, it was . . .Read more