October 4, 2017

Getting Social and Kick Starting with the Ghost-to-Ghost (#16)

I can honestly say I may never have been busier with so many tasks than I have been over the past few weeks! But everything seems to be coming together... I think. From cleaning, to construction, to certifications, to hiring, to technology integration, to signing up vendors, to health inspections, to equipment maintenance, to operational processes, to furniture procurement (and selling) to the ever important table and coaster making, there is more to do than there are hours in the day (plus a bit of time reserved for anxiety, anticipation and excitement).

BUT....

For this to be a success, there is one major component that ultimately, I cannot control. And that is you, my... ummm... Wit's Enders.  Without any of you, all of this effort will be for naught. Now, that doesn't mean I can't TRY to control you! So, I am going to ask each of you for a favor. It's very simple. Together, perhaps we can all work to make this a huge success through a tiny, little selfless act. But first, a very short story...(you can skip to FAVOR below, if you must...)

When I was young, I loved to read books from a series called The Three Investigators. The books were mysteries (like the Hardy Boys books) chronicling the tales of three young boys - Jupiter Jones, Bob Andrews and Pete Crenshaw - as they solved one mystery after another. (I never thought, until now, how convenient it was that they continually had mysterious things happen all around them - enough to fill about 42 books... but I digress.) One "tool" they invented was called the "Ghost-to-Ghost" hookup. You can read about it here, I think - I don't have time. :-)

As I remember, however, the essence is this. Each of those sleuthy dudes called 5 additional friends and asked them to either spread the word about something or be on the lookout for something. BUT, they also asked their friends - because they had influence (which I am certain you have) - to also call 5 more friends and relay the same message. And asked them to call 5 more... and you can see how this, plus a little 7th grade math, makes this the greatest ponzi scheme, errr, I mean communication scheme in the world.

FAVOR
I have started a kickstarter campaign. You can read about it through the link below, but if you are ever going to go to Wit's End, this will be worth it. Wit's End also has an Instagram, Twitter and Facebook account. I am asking for your support and for you to join the kickstarter campaign (again, will be worth your while) as well as like/follow these accounts. Here's the favor, can you do that PLUS, send an email or SHARE the kickstarter campaign with your network, but more specifically, ask them to do the same (between you and me, I think a personal email to 5 trusted friends might go just as far as a "Share," but ultimately, it's your call)?!

That's it.  Please, do it now? I know you are super busy. But if you don't, you'll never come back to it, you know that. I'll owe you one. And, well, you'll know where I'll be for you to collect! Click below for each!

KICKSTARTER
INSTAGRAM
TWITTER
FACEBOOK
(and my new personal Facebook Profile)

In the end, this is  all is being done to serve you, my current and future friends. So I thank you genuinely for helping me to make this venture a success!

Humbly,
Pete

5 comments:

  1. Just came across this - very excited to hear about the new place in the neighborhood where I both live and work! I'll mention to my coworkers and friends, and I'm looking forward to checking it out once it's open!

    On the kickstarter, I understand encouraging people to donate in larger amounts, but would you consider a smaller reward? I would donate $20 for one drink, or $35 for two. (I also might donate some amount anyway - but don't let that sway your consideration!)

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    1. Elizabeth - Let me think about adding a "dinner for 1" award. I thnk that should cover your need! Thanks for the idea!

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