Meet Bob Kirscher. Bob owns three Broken Egg Restaurants in Florida. Dressed in costume, he plays a great Santa, going to each of his three restaurants during this holiday season spreading Christmas joy to all. Bob does this each year because it's in his heart. He loves making his customers happy and loves to see them smile. With all the technology in the world, Bob aims to make his restaurants people-pleasing…See More
Quickly approaching a week after the Super Bowl, how many of those 52 plus ads can you remember? I wrote about why Super Bowl ads are a waste of money in my ad agency business blog.You may remember the "Farmer" ad (it was great!) but what pickup truck was that for?The problem is that with all the creativity - kids, babies, animals, nerds, comedians ... no one's running out to Best Buy (who…See More
So someone pointed out that Subway's Footlongs aren't really a foot long. They're sometimes a tad shorter, as much as an inch short. And because of that, people are suing this great chain?I say, "get a life." Much like McDonald's Quarter Pounder starts out at a quarter pound of uncooked meat, the cooking process decreases the weight of the burger, Subway's unbaked buns are twelve inches, but decrease in size due to the baking process.…See More
Restaurant Marketing: In a recent workshop I gave, an attendee who had an Italian restaurant said they get a tremendous amount of business from a local funeral home.I asked how that all came about ... he simply approached the director of the home and inquired if there was ever a need to provide food for a wake or a similar event to please consider us as your caterer. It worked and he got a call within the month.See More
So, why did your customers or guests choose your restaurant, your hotel, or your clothing store? Was it because of the product? The price? The People? The Location? The atmosphere? The music?There could be a dozen plus reasons why. And then, maybe it could be a reason you never thought of!If you don't know why, then you're missing a huge piece of the marketing puzzle. So, go ahead and ask your customers, "Why did you choose us?"See More
Hi Joel, I really liked a comment of yours about Twitter and restaurants, so I checked out your website. It's a fantastic resource! My company tries to provide our customers with info about all areas of restaurant operations, which does include marketing. However, now I will absolutely start pointing our visitors to your site for additional real time, in-depth info.
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Wahlburgers has signed a franchise agreement with Hingham Associates, LLC that will bring five Wahlburgers to the metropolitan Philadelphia area over the next several years. The franchise group is actively looking at sites and is targeting a late 2014-early 2015 opening for its first restaurant.
Luna Grill, the San Diego-based Mediterranean restaurant chain, is welcoming retail real estate industry veteran Greg Thorburn to its leadership team. Thorburn has been brought on board to fill the newly created position of Vice-President of Real Estate.
Rita's Italian Ice has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Kansas and the Kansas City area, which extends to the Missouri side of the city, to franchisees and local residents Jay Miller, Jeff Miller and Pat Reilly.
If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.
Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books -- remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.
Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them -- yet. Jeremy Kasdin and his team are looking to change that with the design and engineering of an extraordinary piece of equipment: a flower petal-shaped "starshade" that allows a telescope to photograph planets from 50,000 kilometers away. It is, he says, the "coolest possible science."
Puberty is an awkward time for just about everybody, but for transgender teens it can be a nightmare, as they grow overnight into bodies they aren't comfortable with. In a heartfelt talk, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he became one of the few doctors in the US to treat minors with hormone replacement therapy. By staving off the effects of puberty, Spack gives trans teens the time they need. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)
The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it's "a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic," as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.