MVP048: Round Table – Does your game store need a website?

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Many game store owners think their Facebook page is all they need to compete online and reach new customers. Tom Traplin, John Coviello, and Gary Sproul come together on this episode of the Manaverse Podcast to discuss the question: Does … Read More

MVP041: Travis Parry and The Nerd Store

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 Travis Parry and the tale of The Nerd Store Today’s episode of the Manaverse Podcast features Travis Parry, someone you may recognize from the round table editions of the show. As the only co-host that hadn’t been interviewed one on … Read More

A Game Store Owner’s Guide To SEO And Ranking

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The Game Store SEO Guide No matter where your business is located I guarantee Google and search engines play a role in how your customers find you. Whether your core business is Magic: the Gathering, Games Workshop, or board games, … Read More

MVP039: MiniWarGaming.com – From LGS To YouTube

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In the grim darkness of the deep internet, there is only war… The featured guest for today’s episode of the Manaverse Podcast is Matthew Glanfield. Matt is the co-owner of the popular YouTube channel MiniWarGaming and the website miniwargaming.com. There … Read More

The Bulletproof Marketing Strategy For Game Stores in 2016

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  Just being open for business is not enough Every business needs customers. As a game store owner, your business lives and dies on the strength of your community and whether or not you can get people through the door and … Read More

Going First And Being Proactive

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Being on the play is generally where you want to be in Magic. There are exceptions, sometimes the extra card is more important but most of the time having the tempo of playing first is a big advantage. The same … Read More

MVP036: Checkmate with Black Knight Games

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The featured guest on today’s episode of the Manaverse Podcast is Jay Mason-Grant. Jay is the owner of Black Knight Games in Hamilton, Ontario.  Jay has a pretty interesting origin story for how he got into the business, and yet … Read More

MVP031: Captain Canada Talks Being On The Pro Tour, Content Creation, And Building ManaDeprived.com

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In this edition of the Manaverse Podcast and over the next few weeks, I am excited feature one of the most well known names in Canadian Magic. This particular episode our guest has competed on the Pro Tour twice, created and … Read More

MVP024: Bampot Tea, The Trendiest Board Game Cafe In Toronto

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Today’s show features Alex Moore. Alex is the chef and board game manager at Bampot, a board game cafe in Toronto. Bampot, or the full version: Bampot: Bohemian House of Tea and Board Games is a trendy place that offers loose … Read More

MVP020: Black Diamond Games, Gary Ray, and the Magic Bubble

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Gary Ray on the Magic: the Gathering bubble On today’s episode my featured guest is Gary Ray, the owner of Black Diamond Games in Concord, California. Gary has been around the block when it comes to the game trade, he’s … Read More

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