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

Boost Facebook Page Traffic and Increase Restaurant Reservations With These Tips and Tricks

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

Social media has always been a great way to reach potential diners at your restaurant and Facebook's latest feature takes that process one step further.

Facebook now allows restaurant owners to add a 'Book Now' call to action right on their Facebook page, finally providing business owners with a means of accepting reservations from their restaurant page. 

Restaurant's partnered with a reservation provider can now embed their online booking widget into the new call to action (CTA), allowing customers to book a table within a few clicks. 

Read on to learn how you can add the new 'Book Now' button to your Facebook profile as well as a few secret tips and trips to boost your Facebook page traffic and increase restaurant reservations.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Guides, Restaurant Social Media

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 Beat Your Restaurant Competition and Increase Reservations with These 7 Strategies

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 right now. With over a million restaurants in America alone, and more opening year after year, competition is at its all-time high, making it harder than ever for restaurants to succeed in an already saturated market.

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

Food Photography Tricks: 10 Simple Tips For Taking Better Photos of Your Menu

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 pictures. You’re probably wondering how you can achieve the same for your restaurant. The secret lies in a few food photography tips and techniques, that once mastered will take your photography to a professional level. 

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Topics: Restaurant Social Media

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

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

Quick-fire Restaurant Promotion Ideas to Use Today

Posted by Ryan Andrews on Jan 23, 2018 5:42:00 PM

Between offline and online there's now more ways than ever to promote your restaurant.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Social Media

Ultimate Guide to Successfully Running a Restaurant

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Dec 6, 2017 2:50:10 PM

The food and beverage industry is by no means an easy one to be in. With new brands launching every day, continuously changing tastes, and new ways to capture potential customers, it is both the best and worst time to be in the restaurant business. Instead of having to scour the internet for resources, we've put together everything you need to help you successfully run a restaurant.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Industry, Restaurant Manager by Eat, Restaurant Finance, Restaurant Guides, Restaurant Social Media, Restaurant Software, Case Studies