Triple Seating a Big No, No!!!
My family and I eat out twice to 3 times a week because of our schedule. With two boys in elementary school, baseball, weekend parties, and just life in general we don't have much time to prepare dinner 7 days a week. On Friday, we went out to eat at a popular chain where we were sat immediately, and a few minutes… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on October 23, 2011 at 8:30am —
Static FBML V.S. Dynamic HTML
Several months ago I created a video on how to give your restaurant Facebook page a facelift. Today I created… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on October 14, 2011 at 7:30am —
“The importance of putting recipes together establishes a consistent high mark in terms of cooking standards… teaching someone that recipe is even greater”
- Chef Gordon Ramsay
My family and I went out to dinner last night to one of our favorite restaurants; unfortunately, my son and I were disappointed with our dishes. We both had steak and it was overwhelmingly under seasoned.
After drowning it with… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on October 8, 2011 at 10:00am —
Google plus for Restaurants, why it’s going to be better than Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Here we go again another social media site or so I thought. Google plus to me is the next evolution in social media. In Google fashion they found a way to unify several of the services we already use in Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin.… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on July 16, 2011 at 10:30am —
What should I post and do I need to join every social media website?
Today I read two very good blog post by Jill Clark title, “Social Media Sins - East Side Marios”
and one by Michael L. Atkinson… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on March 30, 2011 at 9:00pm —
I don't think I have to tell you how important it is to know your cost when preparing a recipe. Here is a tool my team and I developed to help figure out those costs. We want to make this the best FREE recipe costing tool with your help. Try our tool and post your suggestions. We want to hear from you!… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on March 22, 2011 at 7:00am —
WebpageFX analytical tool FREE service
Alright, in one of my updates I mentioned
I would be working with Crepemaker to help optimize their site and I would share all my data, failures, and successes, so here we go! The first thing I wanted to do is check to see how we were ranking on the top search engines. When we first got started our website was not ranking for our keywords “Crepe”, “Crepe… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on March 8, 2011 at 8:29am —
WordPress Plugin Power
If you’re using WordPress as your backend to your website, then here are some third party must have plugins that will help you improve your search engine optimization or your website.
1. All in One SEO Pack
This plugin is key to making sure you optimize every page and post of your website. WordPress… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on March 3, 2011 at 1:41pm —
It no longer makes sense to have a static website for your restaurant. With the number of smartphones in the market, having a dynamic website that’s interactive is the best way to keep your customers coming back and attract new customers.
If you’ve been following my posts, you know I’ve been working with Crepemaker restaurant franchise as my case study. We… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on February 28, 2011 at 9:00pm —
How to build and setup your own point of sale system for less than $1,800 Continue
If you're technically inclined and adventurous, you can save yourself thousands of dollars by building your own point of sale system. It's the same system you might buy from the leading point of sale companies that dominate the market and charge absorbent…
Added by Robert Vasquez on February 17, 2011 at 5:30pm —
Here are some popular SEO questions:
- How can I get my website to rank number one?
- Where does my competition rank?
- How do I get to the top of Google on the first page?
- How did my competitor get to the top of the search engines?
- What key words should I use?
There are so many questions when trying to be ranked number one on Google, Yahoo, Bing,… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on February 15, 2011 at 8:19pm —
What does your Facebook page say to your fans?
Facebook has become one of the major platforms to drive traffic to website and their statistics say it all (see Facebook statistics). Unfortunately, many restaurants do not design a strong landing page. This is one of the few places that you can brand your page in Facebook and allows for some freedom and creativity.
In this example and the videos I will use… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on February 14, 2011 at 6:30pm —
Building a Website and Social Networks
If you’ve been keeping up with the news, then you know that Facebook has consumed the world, and everyone and their grandma has a Facebook page today. Facebook has change the way we interact with the Internet and searching for our favorite singer to our favorite restaurant may all be done one day from Facebook. As a… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on February 13, 2011 at 7:00am —
When doing a build out keep your build out money in escrow with your attorney. Require that your GC submit to your attorney the list of subcontractors and the project schedule. Your attorney will be able to keep tabs on subcontractors and review payments made to them by the GC before releasing any funds for the next set of tasks. I made the mistake of not putting my money in escrow once and it cost me because my GC did not pay a few of the subcontractors. As a result, the subcontractors placed… Continue
Added by Robert Vasquez on March 2, 2010 at 6:37am —