"Just to chime in, I agree with Jon and Ola that an HTML5 option might be a good solution for a lot of restaurants. Restaurants should have a mobile-friendly version of their website anyway (we just did a survey that found that nearly 40% of…"
"Hi there... like everyone else on here :) we're an app developer. Seems like all of the POS companies are getting in on the gig. I think for the normal owner, taking the path of least resistance is by going thru their…"
"We've worked with hundreds of restaurant owners to offer a mobile ordering app (written in html5 so it is compatible with iphone, android, blackberry etc.) which is fully integrated with their online ordering (same user experience) and their…"
"Good point. Since I am only talking about a standard iPhone icon, I suppose the only ill feeling one might get is that it is taking up space on your screen. In which case you can shuffle it off to another screen, and since the release of iOS 4 you…"
"Whether it's annoying or not will depend on the size of the icon and frequency that it is displayed. If had to see that every day, multiple times a day, I personaly would be annoyed, If I'm annoyed by that, it will transfer that emotion to…"
I had a little red flag when I read this "they see your name on their phone perhaps a zillion times a day!".
My experience has been that if you post more than a few times per day, people get irritaed and they'll tune
"I guess I'll never understand why someone wants to limit their reach to Iphone users! Globally they r 4% of the market. Mobile web combined with SMS can pretty much do anything and more than an App. Usng SMS, you can reach most everyone, not…"
"I think this is a good idea.
A more affordable alternative would be to serve up a mobile version of your existing website and encourage customers to add the page to their bookmarks. Sites like http://www.letseat.at already have the mobile system…"
"Hey Ryan ~ Here are a few of our newest demos (they are not yet posted to our Website, as it is currently being updated). You will notice that it is taking modifiers to the extreme, but we have many restaurant operators that want it.
Just copy and…"
Hey Ryan ~ Here are a few of our newest demos (they are not yet posted to our Website, as it is currently being updated). You will notice that it is taking modifiers to the extreme, but we have many restaurant operators that want it.
Taco Bell will test a new fast-casual concept called U.S. Taco Co. -More-
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Hurricane Grill & Wings, a restaurant franchise known for its never-frozen jumbo wings and more than 35 signature flavors, announced today the signing of five multi-unit development agreements, representing 22 new locations. The Florida-based brand opened two locations in early 2014, with plans for a total of 14 new units by the end of the year.
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