How Social Media Saved Bowled Restaurant

Chef-owner Michael Cecere will speak July 12 at an Ultimate Social Media event at the city Pier, from 6-9 p.m. Patch caught up with Michael at his restaurant on 4th Street North in St. Petersburg.

Michael Cecere, chef-owner of Bowled Restaurant on 4th Street North, knows firsthand about the power of social media.

Facebook is not just the primary tool that Cecere uses to promote his business. It is the only tool.

Cecere is the keynote speaker at the Ultimate Social Media Marketing Extravaganza and Business Expo that Patch will cohost with LocalShops1.com on July 12, from 6-9 p.m., on the third floor of the St. Pete Pier.

Cecere will offer tips on what small businesses should and should not do on Facebook. He also will recall how Facebook fans helped rescue his business, which had closed.

This week, we stopped by Bowled at 3451 4th St. North to talk about Bowled Restaurant and the power of social media for small business owners.

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