"You see James," Bill said with a nervous energy in his voice, "we have so many big projects going on right now, and Spring Break is just around the corner. I've got new people coming in the door, it's going into our busy season, and we're developing a new menu. It's been downright crazy, and well, we…Continue
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By James Keil
Traditionally for restaurants, training videos have been hit or miss— but mostly miss. For quite some time, the video resources available to restaurant operators were pretty limited. You could purchase some stock video off the shelf on “Knife Handling”, “Bussing”, “Taking Orders”, etc., and hope the content somewhat resembled the way want things done in your restaurant. Your other option was to pour a bunch of money into professional video production. Thanks to…Continue
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Today, smart restaurant marketers focus on building relationships and creating meaningful interactions by engaging audiences through multiple channels. Your ability to understand the consumer and stay in tune with current trends ensures that you stay in front of the right people in order to build a strong following, and stay relevant in an ever-changing marketplace. This infographic shows the Top Restaurant Marketing Trends of 2013 to help you target consumers in smart and influential…Continue
Sports bars are amidst a very unique market. Promoting and marketing one allows for unique, informal, and outside the box ways of doing so. They can tend to come a dime a dozen so setting yours apart from others is very crucial. These methods can show that you mean business, and failure to do so can mean the end of yours.
Show you customers that you are on their side. Fans want a place that feels like home where they can feel comfortable rooting for…Continue
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From artisan craft cocktails to shareable plates and mobile apps, let’s explore some of the top trends that bars and restaurant owners should be paying attention to this year according to industry experts.
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) surveyed more…Continue
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In 2012 alone, more than 770 million smartphones were shipped. That number is projected to increase by 30% in 2013. It seems as if almost everyone from your 10-year-old niece to your 70-year-old grandma knows the ins and outs of operating a smartphone. With that being said, one of the most enticing aspects of having a smart phone is the use of applications. As of October 2012, Android had more than 700,000 apps and as of Jan. 2013, Apple had 775,000. Keeping these astounding figures in mind,…Continue
Did you know that NO TAXI COMPANY EVER ORDERS ANY DRIVER TO RESPOND TO ANY PARTICULAR CALL?
That's why service sucks. You know what I mean. If the driver ever shows up at all, he may come long before we were told and we aren't ready. That's because dispatchers have no idea if or when a driver will take the call.
Want to know why?
All taxi service business models operate in the paradigm that drivers will always be paid in cash. The cab companies don't want…Continue
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Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace-
Today’s recipe is true comfort food: buffalo chicken sub sandwiches. With your very first bite, you are reminded of your favorite sports bar or wings joint.
Crispy chicken tenders…Continue
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I've had the privilege to work with bars to help manage and improve their social media efforts. There's no question Facebook and Twitter are both incredibly powerful because of their reach and ability to engage and get valuable feedback from customers. However, we also need to keep an eye out for technology that can improve the experience when visiting your establishment.
TabbedOut is an app that allows customers to…Continue
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