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Sam Eitzen

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Snapbar CEO & Co-Founder: Sam Eitzen

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You’ll want to be sure to stick around for the entire episode to hear how a kid that grew up in Morocco ended up in Gig Harbor selling coffee out of a van, then going broke and foreclosing on his home while he had a family, to accidentally starting a photo booth company that generates over $3 million in annual revenue and got placed on the Inc. 500 list, and how they were able to survive through the pandemic, being an events-based business.Almost a year ago, our country and our world completely changed with the pandemic changing our lives.  Sam’s livelihood relied on in-person events.  If there were no in-person events, how was he going to make a living? On March 11th 2020, Sam stayed up all night generating ideas of how he could somehow make money to keep his employees employed and how he was going to survive.  Within days, he launched “keep your city smiling,” a company that creates corporate gift boxes and care packages to support small businesses, something completely different from Snapbar, but something that would generate some kind of cashflow to keep Snapbar afloat.  It gave Snapbar just enough time to develop a virtual photo-booth software that they now use to make money and keep their employees employed.

35mins

7 Dec 2020

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Pandem File #2b: Sam Eitzen (Snapbar)

Pandem Files

When the pandemic hit...--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pandemfiles/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pandemfiles/support

1min

15 Sep 2020

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Pandem File #2a: Sam Eitzen (Snapbar)

Pandem Files

Sam discusses how he pivoted his business from offline to online with Jewell and Dan. Trust in your people and be resilient. Upload your photo to the #PandemFiles #Snapbar photo gallery.  Take a selfie or upload your photo. "We have all transformed, and are in this together!"  https://pandemfiles.virtualbooth.co/   #inclusionfactors #founders #venture #womenintech #diversityintech #COVID19 #workplace #transformation #Startup42Media #BiTHOUSEGROUP #UNITED17 #IgniterPad #JewellSparks #DanRam #EU #startups #venturedevelopment #innovation --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pandemfiles/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pandemfiles/support

26mins

11 Sep 2020

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Pandem File #2: Sam Eitzen

Pandem Files

No more in person events.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pandemfiles/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pandemfiles/support

11 Sep 2020

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Episode 3: Pivoting with Sam Eitzen

HeySummit Presents: Authentic Work

In this episode, Rob and Sam get real about how entrepreneurs find the opportunity to grow, and the opportunity to pivot. Starting from a side business himself, Sam shares his insights from his journey. 

37mins

9 Jul 2020

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See the Good | Sam Eitzen, The SnapBar

Equip & Engage (audio)

Sam Eitzen shares how The SnapBar, a custom photo booth company, has adapted their strategy amidst a challenging economic climate. Plus, hear how this shift enabled them to support struggling local businesses in the process.Learn more about Keep Your City Smiling: www.keepyourcitysmiling.com

18mins

9 Jun 2020

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See the Good | Sam Eitzen, The SnapBar

Equip & Engage (video)

Sam Eitzen shares how The SnapBar, a custom photo booth company, has adapted their strategy amidst a challenging economic climate. Plus, hear how this shift enabled them to support struggling local businesses in the process.Learn more about Keep Your City Smiling: www.keepyourcitysmiling.com

18mins

9 Jun 2020

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Survival is Success | Sam Eitzen

Change of Plans

The events industry took a huge hit during the widespread shelter-in-place orders surrounding the coronavirus, and Sam Eitzen came to this devastating realization very quickly as gigs for his photo and video booth company, The SnapBar, were wiped out in a matter of days.In this episode, Sam explains how his thriving Inc. 500 company suddenly found itself without work, and shares his process for — literally overnight — coming up with the idea for a new care package business (aptly named Keep Your City Smiling).He dives into: How this idea stuck out over 49 others How his team has adapted to the transition, and How they creatively used their existing assets, systems, and contacts to pivot from in-person events to e-commerce. Links / Resources: The SnapBar Keep Your City Smiling About Change of Plans:Host Andres Zuleta interviews innovative individuals — from entrepreneurs and winemakers, to artists and chefs — who have found creative ways to adapt in times of crisis. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts, and check for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday.If this episode helped inspire you, please leave us a review, and come say hello on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.Change of Plans is produced by Boutique Japan. Our Sound Editor is Eléonore Simon.

20mins

18 May 2020

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Sam Eitzen (Co-founder of The SnapBar)

The Call to Mastery with Jordan Raynor

Jordan Raynor sits down with Sam Eitzen, Co-founder of The SnapBar, to talk about the genius of learning entrepreneurship on someone else’s dime, how you can win at business by “caring about the boring stuff,” and why there’s no such thing as a “Christian business.”Links Mentioned:Sam Eitzen on LinkedInSam Eitzen on TwitterThe SnapBarInc.The Missional EntrepreneurRhino Camera GearCESMaster of OneSayfie ReviewThreshold 360Jeff Bezos on TwitterGood to GreatThe E-Myth RevisitedMalcolm Gladwell on TwitterPatrick Lencioni on TwitterThe AdvantageGlobal Leadership Summit

58mins

25 Mar 2020