Bowling — Creating the Difference

Understanding Profit Margin for Pro Shops

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Part of Creating the Difference is about education.  We want to support pro shops and consumers alike.  Today we want to educate on the business side a little bit.  As a company, profitability is the main way we measure success.  Growing CtD, we have used many business principles to determine our business plan.  When we expanded into the pro shops, we had to help our team understand some of those principles to keep the stores profitable. We want to share some of those principles with you in the hopes you may be able benefit as well.  Today we are going...

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PRESS RELEASE -- Virgin Islands Bowling Federation Appoints Ronald Hickland as Head Coach

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Creating the Difference Press Release August 8th, 2016 Virgin Islands Bowling Federation Appoints Ronald Hickland as Head Coach After a month long interview process, the Virgin Islands Bowling Federation out of Christiansted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands has chosen Ronald Hickland, CEO of Creating the Difference LLC as their head coach. Ronald traveled to the island for a 4 day coaching clinic back in October to get on their radar for the head coaching position.  During that time, he saw a lot of potential in the team and was able to begin building relationships and mentoring the players. The USVI...

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Creating the Difference Acquires Movement Bowling

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PRESS RELEASE June 1, 2016 Former bowling ball designer for Ebonite International Inc, Ronald Hickland Jr, is Creating the Difference in the Chicagoland bowling market.  He founded Creating the Difference in May 2015 primarily as a coaching company with a vision of helping bowlers and growing the sport of bowling.  With 15 years on the manufacturing side, Ronald decided to focus on listening and helping consumers with his new company.   In September 2015, Creating the Difference launched its first bowling ball cleaner, That Purple Stuff.  The cleaner is approved for use anytime by the USBC and has taken off...

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One Year of Creating the Difference

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

May 8th, 2015 was a special day. It was the day my partner and I decided to start Creating The Difference. Our Mission is to inspire people to identify and reach their passion through coaching, education, mentoring, and motivating so they can unlock their potential and create a difference. We are an innovative company who is able to see when change is needed and come up with creative solutions to help. Since bowling had played such an important role in my career, I wanted a way to give back to the sport. My partner and I designed some services to...

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Motiv Jackal & Jackal Carnage

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On March 15th, the USBC put out the following press release on Bowl.com: After the ruling, Motiv quickly updated their website with the following information: CtD Bowling Store is dedicated to keeping bowlers on the lanes.  Due to the recent decision by the USBC to revoke its approval of the Motiv Jackal and Jackal Carnage, we want to help.  These are balls which we have recommended through our arsenal reviews.  Our staff has these in their own arsenals as well.  So we, too, are affected by this ruling.  We feel for those involved, especially Motiv and hope to help get...

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