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Happy Monday to everyone on FOHBOH! Last week, new President Stewart Anderson introduced himself and discussed an upcoming revamp of FOHBOH. This "relaunch" has been planned for a long time, and we are now mere weeks away from seeing it live on the web. Every Monday leading up to the relaunch, I'll be writing about important information regarding the new platform - new features, major changes, the transition, etc. Today, I'd like to give everyone an overview of the new platform so you all…Continue
Added by FohBoh on May 13, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
As many of you already know, I took over as President of FohBoh last week from Michael Atkinson, the founder of FohBoh and my mentor. Michael has worked extremely hard to make FohBoh what it is today and his contributions to FohBoh will play a large part in FohBoh's future as well.
Today, I want to introduce myself to those of you I haven't had a chance to interact with yet. I've been on the community for several months, under this profile as well as the main FohBoh profile,…Continue
Our users have continually generated fantastic content for the FohBoh community, and we can't wait to see what everyone submits next. In order to ensure that only the best content reaches our users, we will be approving all blog posts before they are published to the community. This will not affect the 99% of our authors who submit valuable substantive content - your blog posts will be approved swiftly and show up on the community as they always have. This…
Added by FohBoh on April 15, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Over the past weeks, Share Our Strength has been connecting our partner organizations on the ground in New York and New Jersey to needed resources. Our partners at City Harvest, the Food Bank for NYC (both in New York City), and Community FoodBank of New Jersey are working around the clock to get needed meals and food assistance to thousands of families in the affected areas. Additionally, Share Our Strength has made emergency grants to each of these three critical relief organizations and…Continue
Added by Molly Burke on November 19, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Georgetown Bagelry has long supported Mover Moms, a group of moms who regularly complete volunteer projects around the community. Recently, they participated in the Treats-4-Troops project. Candy is collected from across…Continue
Added by Mary Beall Adler on November 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Foundation serves children who reside in…Continue
Added by Mary Beall Adler on October 23, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
It’s no secret that Georgetown Bagelry is dedicated to support its community. We love to give back, which is why we regularly support the cyclists who participate in annual…Continue
Added by Mary Beall Adler on October 7, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Share Our Strength officially launched the No Kid Hungry Allies Program in June. With 13 Allies in 12 states across the country, this milestone marks an important growth of the No Kid Hungry campaign’s national footprint.
The No Kid Hungry Allies program engages communities across the nation to end childhood hunger by surrounding kids with healthy food where they live, learn and play. Allies are committed to making the No Kid Hungry campaign model work in their state. This means…Continue
Georgetown Bagelry is very excited to have an ad in the Official 2012 Capital Pride Guide! Pick up a copy and bring in our ad to receive 50% off a Miami Burger!…Continue
Added by Mary Beall Adler on June 18, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Since being named Best Bagel in March, the Georgetown Bagelry has been all a flutter with activity. Of course there’s the usual bagel shop buzz, but over the past few months, GTown Bagel was showing up in different, exciting places. Let’s take a look!
Added by Mary Beall Adler on June 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
It’s the holiday season, people are going out to eat and your restaurant will be seeing new faces. That’s great. Did you ever think about your strategy for attracting new customers all year-long?
Part of your marketing plan for 2012 should be a strategy for getting and keeping new customers . What are you doing to increase trial at your restaurant? There are some of the basic strategies such as advertising in the local paper or coupon book, but have you considered about how getting…Continue
Added by Joe Welsh on December 15, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments
Last week myself and others started a ball rolling on Twitter to aid a small but powerful radio station in Campbell River Canada where…Continue
Seven Strategies to Increase Your Restaurants Traffic and Profitability in 2012
As 2011 comes to a close, it is time to think about your marketing plan for 2012. Have you considered how you are going to increase traffic and improve the profitability of your restaurant next year?
One strategy could be the method of working…Continue
A few months back I had the privilege of becoming online friends with Dave Reynolds and RickieTyler, two of the radio DJ’s at 997 FM in Campbell River, British Columbia. We are all part of the #usguys Twitter chat gang and nearly every morning Dave is kind enough to play me a request for some abstract song I torture…Continue
Added by Ty Sullivan on November 29, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
I LOVE Georgetown Bagelry. I go to college in NOLA but GB is always one of my first stops when I get back in town. It’s always the…
Added by Mary Beall Adler on November 28, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Expanding your reach: why someone should “like” your brand
Social media is everywhere, and its critical in the restaurant/hospitality industry . The problem is that you may not have the time to really engage your target market. As the debate on the value and ROI of engaging in social media and marketing continues, calls to like, follow, join, fan, and watch are everywhere. But why? Why should the consumer connect your brand? We could spend days analyzing how this applies to…Continue
Chance the Gardener: As long as the roots are not severed, all is well. And all will be well in the garden. In the garden, growth has it seasons. First comes spring and summer, but then we have fall and winter. And…Continue
On Thursday, June 16 the Bethesda Naval Bowling Center hosted STRIKE! Out Children’s Cancerhonoring Jaiwen Hsu, a Bethesda middle school student who was diagnosed with cancer last October. His friends organized the Giant Bowling Fundraiser Party, with profits going to cancer research atChildren’s National Medical Center and a fund for families who can’t afford cancer…Continue
Added by Mary Beall Adler on June 19, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Anyone who has been reading my blogs knows that I have spent decades in the restaurant business. I’ve worked for three national chains, all in different segments. I’ve eaten at almost everyone of these brands’ competitors; until I literally felt like throwing up. I once spent a week visiting restaurants between the hours of 11pm…Continue
Added by Bill Campion on March 21, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments
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