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Eli Chait
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Eli Chait updated their profile
Dec 5, 2012
Eric Rodriguez liked Eli Chait's blog post How to avoid being a Groupon horror story
Jul 25, 2012
Jon Rock liked Eli Chait's blog post How to avoid being a Groupon horror story
Jul 25, 2012

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Eli Chait's blog post was featured

How to avoid being a Groupon horror story

This post was prompted by the unfortunate experience of Back Alley Waffleswith Groupon, featured on July 23, 2012 by the Washington Post. Based on the account of the story, it’s hard to tell who is at fault. Creating a successful offer is the…See More
Jul 24, 2012

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Eli Chait posted a blog post

How to avoid being a Groupon horror story

This post was prompted by the unfortunate experience of Back Alley Waffleswith Groupon, featured on July 23, 2012 by the Washington Post. Based on the account of the story, it’s hard to tell who is at fault. Creating a successful offer is the…See More
Jul 23, 2012

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Eli Chait commented on Barry Chandler's blog post What Facebook Deals Means for Your Bar or Restaurant
"I saw a presentation from a Facebook rep a few weeks ago and she mentioned there was a 50% commission. Has that changed?"
May 5, 2011

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Eli Chait liked Eric Rodriguez's blog post Yelponomics: What Really Drives Yelp Reservations
Apr 26, 2011
Ray Welch commented on Eli Chait's blog post The Cost of Last Minute Reservations
"Eli,   Got it.  The trick would be to understand who those "flexible guests" and how to incentivize them.     Maybe there is a secondary market for "premium" reservations?  Operators could use social…"
Mar 22, 2011

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Eli Chait commented on Eli Chait's blog post The Cost of Last Minute Reservations
"Ray, thanks for the comment. That graph wasn't clear, not your fault! The differences in day distribution between last minute reservations and total reservations were about within the margin of error.    The point was that about 10%…"
Mar 22, 2011
Ray Welch commented on Eli Chait's blog post The Cost of Last Minute Reservations
"I'm not an operator, so I can't speak for that side of the equation.  BUT, I am one of those people who typically make a dinner reservation less than 5 hours in advance.   As is true with most of us in this industry, I travel…"
Mar 22, 2011

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Eli Chait's blog post was featured

The Cost of Last Minute Reservations

Eat Metrics is a restaurant advertising and analytics company. We publish articles about restaurant technology, marketing, and advertising, often using aggregated data from our restaurant users. Restaurants record when reservations are made, but rarely have an ability to see when customers want to make reservations. Many restaurants don’t realize how many customers they turn away when a peak time period fills up.…See More
Mar 21, 2011

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Eli Chait posted a blog post

The Cost of Last Minute Reservations

Eat Metrics is a restaurant advertising and analytics company. We publish articles about restaurant technology, marketing, and advertising, often using aggregated data from our restaurant users. Restaurants record when reservations are made, but rarely have an ability to see when customers want to make reservations. Many restaurants don’t realize how many customers they turn away when a peak time period fills up.…See More
Mar 21, 2011

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Nov 2, 2010

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Eli Chait left a comment for Brooks Briz
"Thanks, good to meet you Brooks."
Oct 11, 2010

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Eli Chait and Brooks Briz are now friends
Oct 11, 2010

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Eli Chait's blog post was featured

5 Tactics to make an unprofitable Groupon campaign successful

The effectiveness of Groupon has been questioned in the press recently. A number of merchants have complained about too many…See More
Oct 7, 2010

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CEO
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Copilot
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http://copilotlabs.com
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elichait
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Eli Chait's Blog

How to avoid being a Groupon horror story

Posted on July 23, 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

This post was prompted by the unfortunate experience of Back Alley Waffleswith Groupon, featured on July 23, 2012 by the Washington Post. Based on the account of the story, it’s hard to tell who is at fault.…

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The Cost of Last Minute Reservations

Posted on March 21, 2011 at 1:00pm 3 Comments

Eat Metrics is a restaurant advertising and analytics company. We publish articles about restaurant technology, marketing, and advertising, often using aggregated data from our restaurant users.

 



Restaurants record when reservations are made, but rarely have an ability to see when customers want to make reservations. Many…

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5 Tactics to make an unprofitable Groupon campaign successful

Posted on October 7, 2010 at 12:07pm 0 Comments

The effectiveness of Groupon has been questioned in the press recently. A number of merchants have complained about too… Continue

Success Story: How a restaurant generated a 700% return on search engine marketing

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 12:22pm 0 Comments

Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engines offer “sponsored search” advertising opportunities for businesses. Ads are shown next to regular search results and can be targeted to users based on geography or time of day. Advertisers bid for their ad to be displayed alongside results for specific queries. For example Pasta Pomodoro, bid for the keyword “menlo park Italian restaurants”. If a Google user clicks on their advertisement, they will pay… Continue

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At 11:45am on July 7, 2010, Marcus Guiliano said…
Hello and welcome Eli,

Congratulations on joining FohBoh! I'm the green nutrition minded chef on this site. This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.

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