Restaurant and Small Business Marketing & Tips
5 Things Your Restaurant Website Needs to Improve
Many of the restaurant websites out there today are big on flash and little on substance or quality, and that is hurting their business. Having loud music that starts playing as soon as a visitor arrives to the site without a way to turn it off, difficult navigation, and fuzzy photos of food are just some of the problems that website restaurants suffer from today. People know they need to have a website, but they simply have no idea what goes into making a good site. Fortunately, you can fix these things and get your website into stellar shape. 1.
Most Important Things to Know About Restaurant Management
Proper restaurant management is far more than just making out the schedule for your workers. While the day-to-day tasks are certainly important as part of management, and they should never be ignored or put on the back burner. However, for restaurant management to be truly effective, it needs to encompass many other elements. The following, which includes some of those daily tasks, as well as bigger picture elements, are some of the most important things the restaurant owner and management staff should keep in mind. It can help them to run a more successful business. Making Your Customers Happy Is
Tips to Help Increase Your Restaurant Sales
The goal of any business is to increase sales, but it can sometimes feel as though your restaurant business is stagnating. You might not be losing sales, but you aren’t doing anything to get ahead, either. It is time to work on some different tactics and strategies that can help you improve your profits and surge ahead of the competition. Fortunately, many of these tips are relatively easy to implement. The following tips have the potential to help you increase your sales. Learning to Upsell The upsell has been an important part of the restaurant business, and any business for
Tips for Making Your Customers Happier at Your Restaurant
For your restaurant business to be a success, you need customers that want to keep returning to your establishment and that want to tell everyone about how great it is. The only way that you can accomplish this is by keeping those customers happy. The following are some tips you will want to adopt for your restaurant if you haven’t already. Have a Friendly Staff The staff that you hire for your restaurant serve as the face of your brand. If they are surly and rude, you can be sure your customers will have a bad experience. You can also
Do People Order More Food Online than Over the Phone?
When your customers order over the phone, have you ever noticed that they often feel rushed – and that your employees hurry them through their orders so they can get back to preparing food? Not only will online ordering greatly add to the convenience of your delivery and carry-out ordering process for both your customers and your employees – but it will also increase the amount of food that your customers order as well. Online ordering allows your customers to take their time when they order, and it gives them an online interface so you can push them towards specials,
Marketing your Restaurant during the Holiday Season
For retail businesses, the holiday season is pure gold – an opportunity to make nearly all of the profit that the retail company will see throughout the year. Restaurants have historically had a much different relationship with the holidays though – since it is difficult to market to people during the Christmas season when they are traveling or spending time with friends and family. For restaurants that are willing to put a little extra effort into their holiday marketing plans, Christmas can be one of the best times to create special restaurant dinners or to offer delivery and take-out. Holiday
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