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Ashley Fowler and Travis Martin are now friends
Dec 17, 2012
Travis Martin posted a blog post

Old School Marketing gave me 52% Sales growth!

These past few weeks have been incredible for our restaurant! For the past few weeks we have been seeing sales growth numbers like 37.87% and 41.27%. And last week an astonishing 52.02% over last year!And this doesn't even include the strategy I mentioned earlier this year that will add HUGE sales! That doesn't start until around October or November.This is purely from weekly activity, that has NOTHING to do with social media! It seems everyone is on the social media push in the restaurant…See More
Sep 15, 2012
Travis Martin posted a blog post

Scheduling for Extra Sales

Most of us on FohBoh understand or have heard of the concept of Smart Scheduling. Essentially, utilizing stronger employees during weaker sales times to help with your overall labor costs, right?After having a conversation with a few of the local restaurant managers (who were at our place again for a few drinks ;), I realized not all managers have truly taken the concept of smart scheduling to its full potential within their restaurants.You see, I track each servers individual Average Guest…See More
Feb 25, 2012

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Feb 22, 2012
Travis Martin posted a blog post

A Million Dollar a Year Strategy? We Did It.

The past 3 months have been monumental within our restaurant's operations. We have been restructuring everything from training and development to managing cost of goods to marketing and new business development. And now the rewards are pouring in!We decided one of the main focuses in our marketing efforts was going to be community involvement. Essentially we were going to aim to be recognized as the restaurant in town that just seemed to be EVERYWHERE.In my last post I talked about how I had…See More
Feb 22, 2012
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Feb 21, 2012
Travis Martin replied to Jeffrey J Kingman's discussion Loyalty & Reward Program Service Providers - Who's the Best? in the group Restaurant Marketing
"Funny, I have been looking into this myself lately for a client. The Brand my location is with has a great internal system integrated into our web based tools, however it's proprietary. One alternative I have come across that seems very…"
Feb 21, 2012
Travis Martin posted a status
"Wow! I used the same strategy that I blogged about a few weeks ago, again, to bring next years sales growth up to almost $1,000,000!"
Feb 21, 2012
Travis Martin posted a blog post

Last Week I Turned 2 Meetings into $500k/Year For Our Restaurant!

It's true. I'm not making it up.Just last week I turned 2 meetings into $500,000 additional revenue for our restaurant (over a six month period) with a total investment of around $6000 and some time.Let me rewind a little to give you an idea of how it all transpired.Recently a hockey tournament was being held at the arena a few blocks away from our restaurant, and I was about to miss out on the wave of business this could bring in. I know, I know...how could we not know ahead of time and get in…See More
Jan 18, 2012
Travis Martin and Katy Hyland are now friends
Jan 8, 2012
Jeremy Pomeroy,CEC liked Travis Martin's blog post Does Size really matter?
Dec 30, 2011
Vince Margiotta commented on Travis Martin's blog post Does Size really matter?
"Good information, thank you."
Dec 29, 2011
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Dec 22, 2011

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"I've been wondering about those "+1" buttons! Thanks for the info."
Dec 19, 2011
Travis Martin was featured
Dec 19, 2011

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Travis Martin's Blog

Old School Marketing gave me 52% Sales growth!

Posted on September 15, 2012 at 10:08pm 0 Comments

These past few weeks have been incredible for our restaurant! For the past few weeks we have been seeing sales growth numbers like 37.87% and 41.27%. And last week an astonishing 52.02% over last year!

And this doesn't even include the strategy I mentioned earlier this year that will add HUGE sales! That doesn't start until around October or November.

This is purely from weekly activity, that has NOTHING to do with social media! It seems everyone is on the social media push in…

Continue

Scheduling for Extra Sales

Posted on February 25, 2012 at 10:01am 0 Comments

Most of us on FohBoh understand or have heard of the concept of Smart Scheduling. Essentially, utilizing stronger employees during weaker sales times to help with your overall labor costs, right?

After having a conversation with a few of the local restaurant managers (who were at our place again for a few drinks ;), I realized not all managers have truly taken the concept of smart scheduling to its full potential within their restaurants.

You see, I track each servers…

Continue

A Million Dollar a Year Strategy? We Did It.

Posted on February 22, 2012 at 5:18am 0 Comments

The past 3 months have been monumental within our restaurant's operations. We have been restructuring everything from training and development to managing cost of goods to marketing and new business development. And now the rewards are pouring in!

We decided one of the main focuses in our marketing efforts was going to be community involvement. Essentially we were going to aim to be recognized as the restaurant in town that just seemed to be EVERYWHERE.

In my last post I talked…

Continue

Last Week I Turned 2 Meetings into $500k/Year For Our Restaurant!

Posted on January 18, 2012 at 10:25pm 0 Comments

It's true. I'm not making it up.

Just last week I turned 2 meetings into $500,000 additional revenue for our restaurant (over a six month period) with a total investment of around $6000 and some time.

Let me rewind a little to give you an idea of how it all transpired.

Recently a hockey tournament was being held at the arena…

Continue

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Great content, thanks for sharing Travis, have a great week!

At 5:25am on August 17, 2011, Marcus Guiliano said…
Congratulations on joining FohBoh! 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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