The 3 Restaurant Trends Successful Owners Follow

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It’s no secret that restaurants are a dime a dozen — or so it often seems that way to the paying public. Combine that with the fact that the industry is one of the toughest ones in which to succeed, much less survive, and it might seem like you have a recipe for disaster. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative and innovative trends that you can adopt to make sure your own culinary enterprise thrives in this challenging …

5 Ways to Use Instagram Marketing for Restaurants and Bars

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What do you get when you combine the two saying, “We eat with our eyes,” and, “A picture is with a thousand words?” The answer is the ideal method of promoting your restaurant: Instagram. Restaurants and bars which are not using this powerful marketing tool are losing out on a great way to drive business through their doors. But for those who lack experience with the Instagram platform or marketing the entire process can seem a bit overwhelming. The good news is that even the most inexperienced food service marketer can …

Online Ordering Leads to Bigger Tickets and More Repeat Business

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If you’re not offering on-line ordering, you are missing out on one of the biggest trends for restaurants.  It attracts new customers, increases repeat business and increases average ticket prices. The advantages are plentiful.  Cornell University researchers studied restaurants that offered online ordering and those that didn’t, and they concluded online ordering resulted in a 42% increase in takeout orders.  Those restaurants offering delivery services saw a 28% increase in orders when online ordering was …

Christmas Sweater Marketing

Christmas Sweater Marketing for Restaurants

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In the restaurant and hospitality business, there’s always a need to keep things fresh and give customers one more reason to visit. Here are a few ideas on how to turn a holiday fad into a way to make the cash register ring. As marketing guru Seth Godin says: Your promotions have to be: “Worth noticing. Exceptional. New. Interesting.” In other words, as Godin puts it: “It’s a Purple Cow.” The Purple Cow gets noticed! …

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Top QSR Restaurant Management Blogs

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With so many restaurant blogs out there in practically every niche, quick-serve owners have an abundance of advice available to them from every corner of the industry. But it’s exhausting to go through each one to find the QSR blogs that speak to you, which is why we did some of the legwork for you. For a little clarity and lot of insight, check out the following top restaurant blogs. The Tip Jar Stay up …

Social Media for Food Trucks

Social Media for Food Trucks

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Food trucks are fueled by people looking for inexpensive and quick meals. They are sweeping the nation, and their popularity is constantly growing. People are enjoying the idea of getting fast food gourmet alternatives like tacos, burritos, grilled cheeses, and cupcakes on-the-go. Today, many food trucks are capitalizing with different social media platforms to promote their efforts like their secret truck location on a particular day, special events, or discounts and coupons. Read social media …