Remembering and acknowledging a customer's birthday is a very simple and efficient method to build brand loyalty and image. Market and analytics provider Fulcrum confirmed the full aspect of that with the results of their recent online survey.
The evidence comes from a resend online survey that indicates that 74 percent of customers appreciate more highly a company that sends them an e-mail birthday card. More than 80 percent of the customers who react positively…Continue
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We all know the feeling. You apply for a job, and wait, and wait...and wait some more. You’re wondering if the company received your application, if you’re in the running for the job or just downright out for the count. No one likes to be in limbo during the hiring process. It’s often a full-time job looking for a job, so not knowing where you stand is just straight up frustrating.
Jeff Hayden, owner of…Continue
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Do you or a friend own a business and use a Google service to promote or control it? Do you wish there was an easier way to control all of the information you need to have available to consumers? With Google’s introduction of their new, “Google My Business”, service for business owners, your wish has been granted and a variety of doors will open for businesses everywhere. This service will allow owners to update information, add photos, read reviews and use Google+ all in one place. This…Continue
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If you’re like most business folks I talk to, finding and holding on to great people is one of your toughest challenges. Let’s be honest. Work isn’t always fun. It’s called “work” for a reason. Most people spend at least a quarter of their time at work every week. And that’s exactly why it’s so important to embrace what makes your company special and let your culture shine. We all know referrals are one the best recruitment avenues, and nothing says “come join our team” like…Continue
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There are so many options in the cocktail world today. With such things like perfume and cocktail pairings or sea urchin ingredients, there is no need to be afraid of cocktails as well as…Continue
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The Hiring Big Bang Theory. Sounds pretty complicated, but it’s actually quite simple. Last week we hosted a webinar that focused solely on this theory, but in case you missed it, I think it’s a message worth sharing. The truth is, we’re all looking to recruit, hire and retain the best talent, yet we’re not so sure we have the right resources.
Over the next three weeks, I’m going to share three bold steps you can take to make sure your…Continue
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Predicting upcoming trends is never easy. Especially when you consider predictions for an industry as volatile as the restaurant industry. Kitchenall.com is committed to helping restaurant owners grow their business, so we put together these 10 restaurant industry trends based on feedback and predictions from hundreds of restaurant owners as well as industry specialists. The trends are categorized into Culinary, Beverage, Marketing, Tech, and Design, and some of them may surprise…Continue
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Every day we lose fluids from sweat, urine, breathing and others. And every day, we need to replace those fluids lost. Water is one important factor for health because it keeps us hydrated and sustains our bodies.
Got bottled water? In 2009, the…Continue
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The way that mobile businesses are increasing it is no surprise that restaurants are dipping their toes into the new features, such as apps and websites, for mobile devices. When a restaurant decides to go mobile there are a number of different things to remember. One of the sole reasons for a business to go mobile is to have an advantage over the customer, however, if the business does not have a successful mobile marketing plan than this advantage does not work.
One tip for any…Continue
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Restaurants that offer take out orders or delivery have a variety of advantages for both the restaurant themselves and their customers that order from them. One of the first benefits that comes to mind is the never-ending options that are available to someone that wants to order delivery. There are so many different types of restaurants that offer delivery nowadays. The next benefit that comes with delivery orders is the time that one saves compared to dining in. Your food is brought right…Continue
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As most business owners know, some states are more tax friendly than others.
The states that rank among the worst are the obvious ones such as New York, New Jersey, and California. But what about the best? The tax foundation rated the 10 best states for business owners. The states were ranked on several criteria, including taxes collected per capita, unemployment rate, corporate taxes collected, and…Continue
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Ordering platform provider Tillster Inc. announced today that it has been selected by Pizza Hut and KFC as the preferred partner for its global reference ordering applications. Through these agreements, the company will support regional Pizza Hut and KFC franchisees with Web applications that ensure a consistent user…Continue
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As tourism is increasing so it the amount of people going to Quick Service Restaurant (QSR). As tourism increases, so is the amount of money spent. It is estimated that in 2012 quick service and fast casual restaurants made up almost 34% of the money brought in from tourism. This idea does not come as a wonder to many. It can only be assumed that while people and families are out on vacation, they want quick, easy food that is affordable.
As the economy is growing, the travel and…Continue
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The folks at Offerpop have put together an infographic pull of ideas, such as using photos and videos from customers to aggregating customer reaction to your social campaigns. Cool idea.
FohBoh is one of those social media companies that uses User Generated Content (UGC) almost exclusively. It's one of the ways we distinguish ourselves from other restaurant and foodservice digital media companies. We don't have a…Continue
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