Articles by Fred Kaplowitz

I know that most of you have run bad bowler leagues or have a ball leagues or adult youth leagues as well as other kinds of affinity leagues.So, when summer comes and you are looking for a revenue kick, besides rain, why not run a Bad Bowlers Tournament or Have…

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I just finished a book “Last Bus for Wisdom” by Ivan Doig. I rarely read fiction, but the name of the book got me. The story is set in Wisdom, a town in Montana in the late 40’s and it is about a 12-year-old boy whose grandmother sends him off to be with his…

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Dazed and Confused

Marie and I spent the last few days celebrating Passover with my daughter, her husband and of course the two cutest grand children in the world. It was the first time we saw them since February of 2020.I am scheduled for my second Covid shot very soon, and as we…

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When the weather was warmer, I was happy to sit outside at the local Starbucks, work on my computer, occasionally meet new people and, behind my mask, chat them up. Trouble was I never liked Starbucks coffee or their different kinds of coffees.Besides I found something inherently “off” when I…

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March Into Summer With BVL

This will probably be one of the shortest blogs I have written in a long time, but one of the most important. All of my 1400 readers know my passion for BVL and how important it is to me. No doubt I have spoken to many of you asking for…

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2020 – An Interrupted Life

It has been a year since I saw my son, his wife and two grandchildren in Boston. It has been more than six months since I saw my daughter, her husband and two grandchildren. They popped in for an hour or so on their way to Bethany Beach for a…

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I never claim to be a techno-guru. I know enough to know what to do to reach and communicate with my target audience effectively and efficiently, but as far as setting up funnels, squeeze pages, metadata and lots of other back of the house stuff, I hire people who have…

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Did You Miss a Snow Bowl Opportunity?

Most of the Northeast section of the country got socked with a good old fashioned snow storm today and yesterday.Snowfalls of up to 28” in New Jersey and 3 to 4” in more southern states down to VA have been reported along with the regular pictures of kids sleigh riding,…

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As January winds its way towards its final 10 days, yesterday, I watched with great excitement, the inauguration of a new United States President; our 46th President in this great country’s history. With this inauguration comes not only immense challenges, but also continuing challenges for our industry…which got me to thinking…

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A Dream For The Weekend

As we head into another Martin Luther King Weekend, I feel like it is overshadowed by the machinations of our government on the federal level, state level and local level. Not to mention Covid 19 cases, vaccine distribution and implementation, kids still at home going to school, parents still at…

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