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Have Loyalty Programs worked well for your restaurant?

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Are Your Restaurant Marketing Programs an Expense or Revenue Generator?

How do restaurant operators look at the cost of marketing?The NRA’s guidelines for restaurant marketing says that restaurants should allocate anywhere between two and four percent on restaurant marketing.  Do restaurant owners follow this model when budgeting for their business?  Like many families, the budget sometimes goes out the window when juggling expenses.  The day to day bills, gaps in the income stream and just being overwhelmed plague many independent restaurants. Confusion is…See More
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Does Your Restaurant Marketing Have A Rainy Day Fund?

Last night I went out for dinner to a local restaurant and had my meal on their outdoor deck. It was a great night, about 70 degrees, no wind and just a great night to sit out and enjoy a meal. During the course of the night, the owner “Dutch” stopped by our table to see how everything was going. My wife had mentioned to him that dining on the deck was such a wonderful experience and that it was probably a great thing for his business. Dutch’s reply was one that hit a chord with me.He had…See More
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Does Your Restaurant Marketing Have A Rainy Day Fund?

Last night I went out for dinner to a local restaurant and had my meal on their outdoor deck. It was a great night, about 70 degrees, no wind and just a great night to sit out and enjoy a meal. During the course of the night, the owner “Dutch” stopped by our table to see how everything was going. My wife had mentioned to him that dining on the deck was such a wonderful experience and that it was probably a great thing for his business. Dutch’s reply was one that hit a chord with me.He had…See More
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Are Your Restaurant Marketing Programs an Expense or Revenue Generator?

Posted on March 7, 2014 at 10:30am 1 Comment

How do restaurant operators look at the cost of marketing?

The NRA’s guidelines for restaurant marketing says that restaurants should allocate anywhere between two and four percent on restaurant marketing.  Do restaurant owners follow this model when budgeting for their business?  Like many families, the budget sometimes goes out the window when juggling expenses.  The day to day bills, gaps in the income stream and just being overwhelmed plague many independent…

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Does Your Restaurant Marketing Have A Rainy Day Fund?

Posted on June 22, 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Last night I went out for dinner to a local restaurant and had my meal on their outdoor deck. It was a great night, about 70 degrees, no wind and just a great night to sit out and enjoy a meal. During the course of the night, the owner “Dutch” stopped by our table to see how everything was going. My wife had mentioned to him that dining on the deck was such a wonderful experience and that it was probably a great thing for his business. Dutch’s reply was one that hit a chord with…

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Do You Have Time for Restaurant Marketing

Posted on October 20, 2012 at 6:47am 4 Comments

It’s mid-October and the leaves are falling. Some parts of the country have already seen the first snowfall. You know what this means, your restaurant is entering into the busy season with the upcoming holidays.

Great News… maybe. Are you prepared to do everything that needs to be done?

This is the time of year to strike while the iron is hot. The competition will be tough; everybody is competing for the consumer’s discretionary dollar. Your competition is not…

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Gaining Customer Loyalty

Posted on October 19, 2012 at 5:12am 0 Comments

Why do customers keep coming back to your restaurant?

What do they like about your restaurant?

What do they not like about your restaurant?

Three very basic questions that every restaurant owner needs to know the answers to. This is the essence of the Guest Experience.  These questions answer the most basic parts about your restaurant…

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Does Your POS System Make Money For Your Restaurant?

Posted on October 4, 2012 at 5:20am 0 Comments

There are many tools that can be used to help you increase profits in your restaurant. One of them is your POS System….. do you use it?

As I work with restaurant owners I found many situations where there may be no POS system in the store to help a restaurant, or the owners do not know how to access the data in the system. Let’s take a look at five reasons why you should tap into the power of a POS System.

  1. Marketing Tools. – Your POS…
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Hi Joe,

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