Voice of the Restaurant Industry
With the large percentage of Americans that are using smartphones, mobile websites have become a staple in the daily lives of consumers; they are easy and convenient in this fast-paced world we live in. Restaurant owners should be aware of the positive impact a mobile website will have on their restaurant.
Apps and mobile websites are the best way to create awareness for your restaurant and reach out to your diners. When done correctly, they can create a connection between…Continue
Added by MenuDrive on November 14, 2012 at 8:21am — No Comments
It is well known in the restaurant industry that one of the most striking differences between independent and chain restaurants is the sense of urgency placed on analyzing financial information. Chain restaurants tend to have faster reporting at the end of financial periods, along with more frequent reporting and analysis. Additionally, they tend to monitor (and take action on) a greater number of key performance indicators. Those factors give chain restaurants an edge at squeezing…Continue
Added by Tina R Wells on August 2, 2012 at 8:26am — No Comments
In a recent article on SearchEngineLand.com Bryson Meunier offers his opinion on why restaurants, in particular, need a separate mobile website to handle mobile search traffic. He explains that if you examine search terms carefully, most people are looking for different things from a mobile device than from their desktop computer. Desktop users might be looking to…Continue
First off, if you have a website for your pizza place you almost have to put Google Analytics on it. It’s free, it’s easy to install on your website (shouldn’t cost you more than $50 - $100 to get a web designer/programmer to add the code if you’re not tech savvy). It can tell you a lot of things about your website like how many people come to your website, where they come from, but it can tell you a whole lot more than that. If you’re…Continue
Added by ColdTech Commercial on March 13, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
If you talk to a restaurant owner about going mobile (assuming they understand how pressing it is that they get on the mobile bandwagon pronto!) often the question will arise, “Should I get a Mobile App or should I go with a Mobile Website.” Surprisingly, you will find some restaurant operators are not doing anything because they just don’t know which way to go. Let’s try to clear things up by first examining each one:…
Regardless of how anyone feels about having a website or being involved in social media; customers are becoming more and more active online. Love it or hate it, you need to have a solid up to date online presence. AIS recently released a study reporting that 89% of consumers research a website…Continue
Added by Matthew Werner on March 26, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Josh Hersh on December 29, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments