Local Store Marketing


Local Store Marketing

This group is all about sharing ideas and strategies to market your restaurant in the local community. Different concepts need different approaches. Hopefully we can springboard off of each other for some very synergistic benefits.

Members: 226
Latest Activity: Apr 3, 2013

Discussion Forum

How do you effectively remove or bury bad reviews for your restaurants ? 1 Reply

Started by Ola Ayeni. Last reply by MenuDrive Apr 25, 2012.

What caveats would you place on restaurants choosing to promote with Groupon? 2 Replies

Started by Bob Fiddler. Last reply by Bob Fiddler Jan 13, 2011.

Can Mobile Coupons help bring in customers? 7 Replies

Started by Drew Dahms. Last reply by Michael Ofori Jun 10, 2010.

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Comment by Steve Brown on February 5, 2013 at 9:15am

Loyal Mobility

Positive Reviews Increase Page Rankings!

Comment by Todor Krecu on February 25, 2012 at 5:59am

Nosh List App Replaces Paper Wait List and Buzzers at Restaurants:

Comment by Todor Krecu on February 13, 2011 at 3:41pm

A Bakery Gets Sweet Returns From Social-Media Blitz


Comment by Todor Krecu on February 11, 2011 at 5:37am
Matt Maloney co-founder of GrubHub.com discussing the early days [video]:  http://chicago-social-marketing.ning.com/video/matt-maloney-of-grubhub
Comment by Todor Krecu on January 30, 2011 at 6:45am

Taco Bell Uses Social Media To Ward Off PR Crisis


Comment by Todor Krecu on January 29, 2011 at 3:35pm
Sign up for foursquare or Find and claim your business at: http://join.4sq.com/tkrecu
Comment by Michael Ofori on January 26, 2011 at 6:44am

It is all well and good to talk about Local Store Marketing, since it is a well know fact that up to 80% of a restaurant's business is derived from within a radius of 20miles.

However, many restaurants have NOT claimed their most powerful local area advertising and marketing tool! And it is FREE!


This tool is the Google Local Places Listing. Check it out! You may already be listed by DEFAULT on the first page. The problem is you will soon lose your ranking as many restaurants find out about this tool and implement processes to optimize and integrate this as part of their multi-media advertising strategy.

Did you also know that you could generate mobile ans smart phone coupons and offers from your Google site? And finally, you could also generate your QR codes from this site. 


If you need help to Claim your FREE Google Local Places Listing, please drop me a note.

Read more: http://fohboh.com/group/localstoremarketing#ixzz1C9WR62pE
Comment by Todor Krecu on January 7, 2011 at 5:13am
Mashable: The Numbers Behind Groupon’s Meteoric Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]
Comment by Todor Krecu on December 27, 2010 at 5:45am
The Chicago Local Guide Mobile Application can now be downloaded from the Google Android Market:
Comment by Ola Ayeni on June 23, 2010 at 12:05pm
Hi friends, for several months now, we have been quietly working on a new name that truly embodies the different services we provide to restaurants and small chains. Many people have found this new name reflective of our focus on restaurant marketing, hope you do too!

To learn more about Dining Dialog Click here http://www.Diningdialog.com


Ola Ayeni

Chief Idea Officer and President
Dining Dialog, Inc




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