Voice of the Restaurant Industry
As a previous employee of the foodservice industry, I know the dread of seeing a huge group of customers ready to come in and order all at once. Mistakes are always made and it is very stressful for the employees to try and make all the customers happy. Online ordering has resolved some of these issues and now with group ordering it is even easier for restaurants to deal with the difficultly of tackling large group orders.
Online ordering systems have begun to adopt the idea of…Continue
Added by MenuDrive on June 18, 2012 at 6:42pm — No Comments
It costs more to attract new customers than it does to keep old ones. Almost every business owner has heard this phrase at some point. But keeping those customers can be challenging and time-consuming. One tool that restaurants can use to their advantage is loyalty programs. These are one of the best ways to make a regular customer keep coming back for more.
Having repeat customers is a very important task for restaurants to achieve. While it is something that can take a lot…Continue
You probably have heard all about the benefits about using social media for your restaurant and all the different types, but do you actually know how to use it effectively? Connection to these sites allows restaurants to have almost 24 hour access to their customers and what's even better is that it's free advertising. When was the last time Facebook asked someone to pay to post how good their Starbucks frappacino was? However, if a restaurant wants to be successful in creating a social…Continue
Added by MenuDrive on April 27, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments
How many times have you walked into Starbucks with 5 minutes until you have to be at work only to see the line wrapped halfway around the store? Wouldn't it have been so much easier if you could have ordered your coffee before you left your house, picked it up, and been on your way? Businesses like Starbucks are trying out the new trend of mobile ordering to see if they can try and cut back instances like these for their customers in the future.
Mobile ordering has become…Continue
Added by MenuDrive on April 18, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments