The holiday season brings along with it some of the most cherished, time-honored, and unique traditions — many of which have been carried on for generations. Depending on where you live and how you choose to celebrate this time of year, the holidays can be acknowledged and celebrated in so many different ways. The holidays … More Unconventional Holiday Traditions That Just Might Inspire You This Year
Gone are the days where pricey equipment or a hired photographer is needed to take beautiful and impactful photos of food. Just take a look through your social media feeds and you will see examples of this everywhere. If you own or manage a restaurant and want to take photos of your own food for … More A Beginner’s Guide To Taking Better Food Photos.
Some businesses seem to have it all figured out… Post a photo of mouthwatering $2 tacos paired with a well-deserved margarita on a Tuesday. Watch as hundreds of customers line up and flock in for their fix. Earn lots of money. Repeat. If you’re using social media to appeal to consumer senses, bravo—this is a … More The Secret to Getting (and Retaining) More Customers
You really can find a reason to celebrate SOMETHING on any given day of the year. What’s even better, is you can capitalize on celebrating certain days of the year to not only help your business grow, but as a fun and creative way to market your restaurant and single yourself out from a lot … More How to Make Money Using Tacos, Pasta & Chocolate.
A friend stops by to see you at the restaurant before you open for the night, and gives you that concerned look, causing you to immediately ask “What’s wrong?” She quickly asks if you’ve seen the outrageous review that was left about you on Yelp giving your restaurant only 1-star. You scramble to your computer … More Oh, The Horror of a 1-Star Review!
Next week, people from all around the globe will tune in to watch 32 countries compete in one of the most prestigious tournaments of all time—the World Cup. During the last series of games back in 2014, an estimated 3.2 billion viewers tuned in worldwide, making it the second most popular global sporting event, only … More Score BIG with These World Cup Promotions
If you own a restaurant or small business in 2018, you know by now that technology can help you out tremendously. Sure—we did just fine without it 20 years ago, but today, outdated or a total lack of technology can put your business at risk of several problems, including slow operations and unhappy customers. In … More 7 HUGE Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Offering Free Wi-Fi
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and for most restaurants, it’s the busiest day of the year next to Valentine’s Day. Last year, more than 92 million Americans celebrated in restaurants, while another 21 million ordered takeout or delivery. If you don’t have anything planned yet for your establishment, the time to get started … More 7 Simple Ways to Go Above & Beyond this Mother’s Day
It’s no secret that the most popular way to find new places today is by searching online. What’s less obvious though, are the factors affecting how easily your business is found in a search. Before you spend time and money on SEO (search engine optimization), take a few minutes to read this guide and learn … More The Ultimate Guide to Managing Your Online Listings
If you’ve ever received a review online for your business that’s said something similar to: “Had to leave because there was nothing healthy on the menu” “Everything was fried and loaded with sugar or grease” “If you’re trying to eat healthy, this place isn’t for you” We can assure you, you’re not alone. Yes—these reviews … More Making a Difference in Your Community During National Nutrition Month