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Step by Step Guide: Choosing Hashtags for Your Restaurant (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) + Free Hashtag Research Tool

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Apr 16, 2018 1:11:00 PM

The online space is by no means an easy place to be for restaurants… better yet, for anybody.  If you're a restaurant marketer or operator, chances are you've already taken all the necessary steps to set up your social media profiles, made sure you have interesting content to post regularly, and most importantly have an inventory of high quality photos to represent your restaurant online.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Guides, Restaurant Social Media

9 Essential Steps For Opening A Restaurant (Free Checklist)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Apr 4, 2018 5:55:00 PM

Have you always dreamt of opening a restaurant of your own one day? With over 30,000 new restaurants opening every year just in America, you definitely aren’t alone. The problem comes when you try to make this dream a reality.

You may be asking yourself How can I open a restaurant with absolutely no experience?’

Don’t worry, this guide is all you’ll need. We will walk you through the nine essential steps needed to get your restaurant up and running, along with a free checklist just in case.

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Topics: Restaurant Management, Restaurant Industry, Restaurant Guides

10 Signs Your Restaurant is Failing and What You Should Do

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Mar 31, 2018 5:35:00 PM

Is your restaurant having trouble bringing in customers? Do they often leave unhappy and with a long list of complaints? Does your restaurant's management do a terrible job of dealing with day to day operations? Maybe it's time to face the truth - you are doing something wrong.

Owning a restaurant is by no means an easy task. Owning a failing one on the other hand is even harder.

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Topics: Restaurant Management, Restaurant Finance

Why You Should Embrace CRM at Your Restaurant

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Mar 29, 2018 6:02:00 PM

In the restaurant industry, maintaining good customer relationships is just as important as having a functioning kitchen. But between running a restaurant and managing its finances, restaurant management tends to forget to allocate the time to better understand their customers.

This is where Customer Relationship Management (CRM) can be of use. CRM for restaurants helps operators gain insight into their guests, giving them the ability to create a custom tailored experience for each of their visitors.

No longer will restaurant staff have to keep a manual log of their guests, along with birthdays, contact details, allergies, and preferences, instead all that information and more can be stored in an easily accessible database.

The data generated by a good CRM system is incredibly valuable, and with the right actions can help drive sales and increase diner retention. 

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management

How to Optimize Your Website to Receive Restaurant Reservations + Free Cut and Paste HTML Code

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 25, 2018 12:57:04 PM

If you run a restaurant, odds are you also have a website that represents your brand and contains info about your restaurant. If you don’t have booking widgets, you're probably using a form to collect reservations. But forms are very frustrating for website visitors.

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Topics: Restaurant Management, Restaurant Guides

Increasing Restaurant Reservations Using Facebook + 3 Tips to Boost Page Traffic

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Social media is a great way to reach potential diners at your restaurant and Facebook has added new features for page owners aimed at increasing restaurant reservations. With Facebook's Call to Action button, restaurants can now add a 'Book Now' widget on their Facebook page. The 'Book Now' button lets customers book in a few clicks provided you are working with a booking widget partner.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Guides, Restaurant Social Media

How to Hack Google to Increase Restaurant Reservations

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 12, 2018 1:03:00 PM

By now, it’s safe to say that Google is the most powerful search engine available. With over 40,000 unique searches made on the platform every second, it is by far the most powerful tool out there for restaurants.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Guides

9 Examples of Promotional Activities to Increase Restaurant Reservations Through Social Media (Free Booking Widget Guide)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 10, 2018 2:56:00 PM

Social media marketing is one of the most overlooked methods of generating restaurant reservations online. Whether you’ve already established a social media presence or not, you can guarantee that your guests are already posting pictures and leaving comments about your restaurant across the web.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Social Media

How to Add 'Book Now' button On Instagram (Hidden Booking Feature)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 9, 2018 1:08:00 PM

For many restaurants, Instagram has essentially become their main presence on social media. This is because, despite the sheer number of other social media sites geared towards acquiring a following online, Instagram does the best job of generating interest for restaurants. 

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9 Tips for Effective Restaurant Accounting (with Free Restaurant Profit and Loss Template)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 7, 2018 11:08:00 AM

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 often overlooked – restaurant accounting.

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Topics: Restaurant Finance

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