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.
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.
We all know Google is the most powerful search engine around. With over 40,000 searches made on the platform every second, it is by far the best tool out there for restaurants. Not only does it help people find the information they want in a matter of seconds, but it also answers one of the most important questions asked daily - "Where should I eat?'.
Social media is one of the most overlooked methods of generating restaurant reservations. Optimizing your social media pages is a good place to start for increasing the number of reservations made online for your restaurant.
Learn 9 simple steps you can take to turn your social media pages into reservation making machines along with a FREE guide to online booking widgets so you can start increasing your reservations online.
For many restaurants these days, Instagram has become their main social media presence. Despite the availability of numerous other sites geared towards engaging with the community, none even come close to Instagram in their ability to generate genuine interest in your restaurant. The photo sharing platform is the perfect spot for restaurant's looking to share tantilizing photos of their dishes, promote their special offers, and gauge what their customers think.
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.
Topics: Restaurant Finance
In the past, making a reservation at your favorite restaurant meant having to call their reservation line, spend time spelling out your name, contact info, and special requests. We have come a long way since then. Through the power of the internet, we are now able to make restaurant reservations in a fraction of the time online.
The only problem is, through their choice of booking method, some restaurants are making it just as difficult and time consuming to reserve a table online as it was in the past through a phone call.
One solution to this problem is through the use of online booking widgets. Read on to learn how a booking widget can help your restaurant increase online reservation while making the process easier.
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.
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.
Topics: Restaurant Social Media
The latest update to our table management system focuses on some of the core features essential to restaurant operation.
Topics: Restaurant Manager by Eat