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Using Your Booking Widget to Increase Restaurant Reservations [Free Downloadable Guide]

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 6, 2018 12:44:00 PM

In the past, making a reservation at your favorite restaurant meant having to call a reservation hotline, spend time spelling out your name, providing your contact info, and listing out any special requests. We have come a long way since then.

Thanks to the power of the internet, we are now able to make restaurant reservations in a fraction of the time online without having to speak to a single person in the process.

The only problem though is that despite this, some restaurants are still making it just as difficult to reserve a table online as it was in the past by phone.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Guides

7 Strategies Your Competitors Can Teach You to Increase Restaurant Reservations

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 3, 2018 1:22:00 PM

The food and beverage industry is one of the hardest industries to succeed in. With over a million restaurants in America alone, it’s become incredibly difficult to find your spot in an already saturated market.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Manager by Eat, Restaurant Social Media, Restaurant Software

10 Simple Tips For Taking Better Food Photos for Social Media (Food Photography Tips)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 3, 2018 10:36:00 AM

The world is becoming increasingly focused on photos, in particular those on social media. With 95 million photos posted on Instagram per day, and 240 million posted with #food alone, it is important for restaurants to hop on the social media train and establish an online presence before it’s too late.  

Most modern day restaurants thrive on their online food photos, some even garnering thousands of fans purely because of their mouth-watering, well-taken photographs. You’re probably wondering how you can achieve the same for your restaurant. The secret lies in a few photography tips, that once mastered will take your social media game from a 0 to a 10.

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Topics: Restaurant Social Media

New Features: Server Management, Table Timers, and Customer Tags

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 31, 2018 12:48:00 PM

The latest update to our table management system focuses on some of the core features essential to restaurant operation. 

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Topics: Restaurant Manager by Eat

New Features: Analytics, Reporting, and Custom SMS

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 30, 2018 5:25:04 PM
Our latest features announcement focuses on table management features and an improved analytics offering. After spending time listening to the needs of our latest restaurant partners we've rolled out these features to everybody using our system.  
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10 Tips to Market Your Restaurant to Millennials (2018 Trends)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 29, 2018 5:56:00 PM

With over 75 million millennials in the US alone, marketing your restaurant to millennials is without a doubt one of the best things you can do to drive traffic.

Marketing to millennials wasn't always a worthwhile investment, in the past it meant restaurants would be marketing to teenagers. Nowadays, with the average age of a millennial sitting comfortably at 18, you are opening up your restaurant to an entire group of people with new, disposable income.

If you are a restaurant looking to tap into this market, here is what you need to know. 

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Social Media

8 Simple Ideas for Your Restaurant Grand Opening (Free Downloadable Invitation Template)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 29, 2018 10:45:00 AM

After months of meticulous planning and countless hours of hard work, your restaurant is finally ready to open. The quickest way to now solidify your presence in the community is by holding a restaurant grand opening event.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Industry, Restaurant Social Media

How to Start Double Booking at Your Restaurant to Increase Restaurant Reservations

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 27, 2018 12:40:00 PM

Double booking restaurant table is an industry standard technique for maximisng revenue per table. It's a smart way to nudge your business towards extra revenue. Crucual to efficiently double book your restaurant is using a restaurant reservation system.

The built in features of a good reservation system makes it so that effectively double booking your restaurant is a seamless process. Restaurants using this strategy have gone from having slow inconsistent business to almost fully booked all the time.  

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Topics: Restaurant Management, Restaurant Industry

The Do's and Don'ts of Restaurant Reservation Confirmation Emails (Free Confirmation Samples)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 24, 2018 12:51:00 PM

Since the advent of the internet, email has found it's way into our lives, becoming one of the most powerful (if not the most) forms of communication. With studies showing that workers spend approximately 28% of their week reading and responding to emails, hence the reason its so important to take the time to master your emails. 

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Guides, Restaurant Social Media

10 Reasons You Are Losing Restaurant Reservations (and how to fix them)

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 16, 2018 12:18:00 PM

Running a restaurant means spending 100% of your time focusing on one metric - the number of customers visiting your restaurant. Between making sure your front-of-house and back-of-house are operating harmoniously, you are often left with no time to focus on increasing this number.

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Topics: Restaurant Management, Restaurant Industry

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