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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