Voice of the Restaurant Industry
Brian Gatti, TableSites.com
Welcome to part 2 of the 8 part series where we discuss how your website may be costing you thousands of dollars in potential business. Here we look at design strategies and implementation. How form and function can work together to make your website as enticing as your entrees.
First, I want you join me on a short sensory journey. Imagine you and I are walking into my favorite Korean BBQ place near my…
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A recent 2012 Harris Poll reported that the majority of consumers surveyed planned on reducing their spending on dining out occasions. And in a 2011 market research done by The NBD Group, a leading market research firm for the Restaurants and Food Service Industry, the company determined that "U.S. restaurant industry visits declined from 62.7 billion in 2008 to 60.6 billion in 2011 and independent restaurants accounted for 87 percent (2 billion) of these traffic losses". During this…Continue
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After creating and uploading a nice cover picture for your business page (see the article "Facebook Timeline Design: how to make your page look nice" to learn step by step), you should work on your profile picture.…Continue
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Facebook changed all Business Pages to the new Timeline design on March 30th - so now what? Now, I'm going to teach you where each feature is and how to use it, so you don’t need to waste your time trying to figure things out!
To start, let's get an overview of the new Timeline design. As the name says, the Business Pages will look like a timeline and everything will display as such. The first big change is called Cover Picture.
The Cover Picture is a big photo that…Continue
Comic Sans font. You do not want this font anywhere near your menu. It’s reserved specifically for elementary school teacher newsletters. And there’s a documentary against it.
Paryrus font. This font is the stereotype of stereotypes for Greek restaurants. (There’s even a …Continue
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Building a website has been an increasing trend these days and I personally have gained from online tutorials and trainings. Yet now that we have a leverage, our expertise that is, we then can share it to the world. This offers the creative excellence on advertising combined with the technical expertise of a world-class web development team should we hire one.
The "architects" of online marketing are increasingly getting very good at their craft.…Continue
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I was reading through some of my news-y blogs today and came across a post from The Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan titled "Awful Restaurant Web Sites". He referenced a post by a Julian Sanchez, a D.C.-based writer that covers the interesection of privacy, technology, and politics.
His entire article is centered around the question:…Continue
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The interior design industry underwent some serious changes in 2009. With the recession many interior design firms closed and many more were forced to lay-off much of their staff. All of this has an effect on the end product that the industry…Continue
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As restaurants scramble to stand out among their competitors, one simple trick can help you rise above the competition.
Your customers might think a dining room consists simply of tables and chairs, but you know there are a number of key issues that help ensure not only an aesthetically pleasing dining area for your guests, but also an efficient one.
In addition to basic space requirements and limitations, consider how lighting and color come into…Continue
Facility layout and design is a complex and dynamic process. Installation will be one of the biggest expenses for a restaurant getting ready to open. That’s why it’s critical to get the job done right—the first time!
Six principles of proper design
the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) identifies six…Continue