Opening a new restaurant? We know it can be daunting with so many things to consider, from choosing the right location to finding financing to selecting the right name, and of course, buying equipment and hiring staff. Take a look at the list below for a few ways to help your business stand out in its … More A Quick Checklist for New Businesses
They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but that’s not always the case for restaurants. With so much focus on retail shopping, it’s not uncommon for restaurants to actually see a decline in sales this time of year. Sure, there will always be holiday parties and catering orders, but it makes sense … More How to Use Promotions to Increase Sales During the Holidays
Gone are the days where pricey equipment or a hired photographer is needed to take beautiful and impactful photos of food. Just take a look through your social media feeds and you will see examples of this everywhere. If you own or manage a restaurant and want to take photos of your own food for … More A Beginner’s Guide To Taking Better Food Photos.
Next week, people from all around the globe will tune in to watch 32 countries compete in one of the most prestigious tournaments of all time—the World Cup. During the last series of games back in 2014, an estimated 3.2 billion viewers tuned in worldwide, making it the second most popular global sporting event, only … More Score BIG with These World Cup Promotions
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and for most restaurants, it’s the busiest day of the year next to Valentine’s Day. Last year, more than 92 million Americans celebrated in restaurants, while another 21 million ordered takeout or delivery. If you don’t have anything planned yet for your establishment, the time to get started … More 7 Simple Ways to Go Above & Beyond this Mother’s Day
Irish or not, millions of people from dozens of cities around the United Sates look forward to parades, parties, and rivers dyed green in honor of Saint Patrick each year. The tradition has come a long way since it was first brought to the states by Irish immigrants back in the 19th century. In the … More St Patrick’s Day: Your Pot of Gold This Month
When it comes to creating a buzz and spreading the word about your business during the holidays, there aren’t many ways you can go wrong. There are however, ways to specifically help bring new people in, create a larger overall check size, and help create a loyal customer base coming back year after year. Some … More Holiday Marketing Tips That Work!
October is here, and with it, we’re inching ever closer to everyone’s favorite fright night of the year, Halloween. It only seems fitting to take this opportunity, and propose some ideas that we’re confident can generate business — and more importantly, REPEAT business at your establishment throughout the Halloween season and beyond. Halloween itself is … More Halloween And Beyond: The Value of Holiday Marketing
Unfortunately, there are times when bad reviews can be justified; but in some cases, they might just be written by someone having a bad day, and they decided it should be taken out on you. Thankfully, as the act of leaving reviews has become more popular, people tend to take the outrageous ones with a … More Why Bad Reviews Are Written About Your Restaurant.
1.) Don’t SPAM your audience. 78% of consumers have unsubscribed from emails because a brand was sending too many emails. (HubSpot, 2016) How many times do you bypass emails in your inbox because you see the same sender pitching deals and promotions day after day after day? Less is more when it comes to reaching … More Email Marketing Is Far From Dead — Just Don’t Kill It With These Common Mistakes…