Set up correctly, Adwords can be a profitable way for restaurants to get more diners in the door. But Adwords can be a daunting platform for many restaurant managers to get started with.
As a restaurant manager you're probably aware of the huge potential in Facebook ads. Perhaps you've already run some ads on the Facebook platform, or maybe you're just getting started and looking to outsource.
Restaurant reservation providers are currently in a highly competitive race to deliver the best product on the market, each one of them offering a variety of different features. The differences between providers can often seem confusing so we wanted to highlight the features and services that sophisticated restaurant owners and F&B directors look for when assessing front-of-house restaurant software and to help create a better understanding of what buyers should be looking for.
Restaurant - Bombay Bungalow
Bombay Bungalow - a newly re-branded and re-named traditional meets contemporary Indian restaurant located in the popular Beach area of Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). Serving around 220 covers at capacity, the restaurant serves traditional Indian classics as well as more progressive menu items in a casual, vintage interior.
The Food & Beverage industry is a constantly evolving playing field. Practices that were acceptable just a few years ago are quickly becoming phased out in favor of faster and more efficient methods of operation. One aspect of restaurant operation that has seen the most change is that of restaurant management software. Every day new systems pop-up that are able to do certain tasks in a fraction of the time and with more precision than what was previously achievable. Restaurant management software, when done the right way, is a sure-fire way to ensure a restaurant's success.
Read on to learn about the must-have restaurant management software for your business.
Google has introduced a new method of generating restaurant reservations through Google Search and Google Maps. Restaurant operators can now add custom links to specific actions making it easier for customers to take direct action through Google Search or Maps.
Between offline and online there's now many ways to promote your restaurant.
Restaurant Promotions - How to Decide
Before you begin brainstorming, selecting and starting any restaurant promotion campaign it's important to understand your unique business requirements and customer profile. This is because in order to offer discounts or run events, you need to be absolutely sure the restaurant can afford it, and whether your customers will be interested. From experience we know it's usually not a good idea to simply copy an idea from elsewhere because it worked for someone else.
Running a restaurant can be an incredibly exciting and rewarding endeavor. This comes at a price though, and for some, one of the most crucial elements of restaurant operation is overlooked – restaurant accounting.
What are Google Posts?
Google posts are a way to share relevant, fresh, and interesting content with all the people searching for your restaurant on Google. Google allows you to use pictures, short videos, and even GIFS to engage your audience in ways you couldn't previously. This allows restaurant owners to create a direct channel of communication between themselves and potential customers directly from Google Search.
Note: In order to be able to create and update Google posts, you will first need to have a Google Business account with a verified restaurant. To learn how to do this check out our post on - How to set up a Google My Business account for your restaurant.
Google My Business is a complimentary service provided by Google that allows businesses and organizations to manage their online outreach across google (Google Search and Google Maps). Restaurant owners know how important it is for diners, and potential diners, to be able to easily get location, opening hours and any events you have happening. This is where Google Business for restaurants comes in.