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13 Stock Food Photography Websites to Power Your Restaurant Marketing

When it comes to marketing your restaurant online, you might be tempted to use stock food photography images that you can easily download and put on your website or social media feed. In the long run, you don't want to rely solely on stock images to promote your restaurant. Potential customers want to see actual photos of your space, your...

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How to Market Your Restaurant Design on Social Media

Your food, your drinks, and your people are often at the front of your mind when it comes to developing a marketing plan for your restaurant. But the design of your restaurant is also a crucial asset when it comes to developing a marketing plan. The design of your restaurant sets the mood and atmosphere of the dining experience. Presenting...

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8 Restaurant Culture Tips for Increased Sales and Profits

At the heart of every successful restaurant is a company culture that sets the tone for how the staff interacts with customers and with other team members. A positive and thriving company culture will contribute to better restaurant sales because your staff will be more motivated and proud to work for your establishment. A good company culture promotes the quality...

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6 Habits for Making More Upsells and Increasing Restaurant Profitability

As anyone in the restaurant industry will tell you, most establishments operate on a very thin profit margin. That means that restaurateurs must be especially sensitive to food and labor costs. A small miscalculation here and another there can adversely impact a restaurant's profitability and cash flow. Many people that get into the restaurant business do so because they are...

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9 Tips For Your Restaurant Patio Design

9 Tips For Your Restaurant Patio Design Adding a restaurant patio to your establishment is almost always a smart move. Patios expand your dining space and therefore increases your potential revenue. It also attracts patrons seeking out al fresco dining options that might otherwise not choose to visit your restaurant. But designing a proper patio can be a major undertaking, especially...

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8 Restaurant Technologies You Need in Your Restaurant

8 Restaurant Technologies You Need in Your Restaurant You've got a great location, an astounding menu and a dining room decked out with reclaimed wood furniture and timeless decor. But have you brought your restaurant into the 21st century? While you might get by keeping it "old school", the fact is that modern technology is a critical part of running a...

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Why Your Restaurant Design is Just as Important as Your Food

Why Your Restaurant Design is Just as Important as Your Food Your menu items are fresh and delicious, but your dining room is far from full. What gives? Maybe it's the dust-covered artificial fronds, the harsh fluorescent tube lights, or the garish carpet that dates back to the Reagan administration.  While your food might be perfectly cooked, the atmosphere is...

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12 Out-of-the-Box Restaurant Marketing Ideas Using Social Media

Marketing your restaurant on social media is a standard part of operating a restaurant these days. However, it won't do you much good to just have Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts that you update with boring posts every couple of weeks. To really boost your business and engage your customers, you must actively update your accounts with compelling content...

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Why Do Restaurants Fail? 8 Causes You Should Watch Out For

Starting a restaurant is no easy task, and there are plenty of people who think they have what it takes. With the right know-how, your restaurant should thrive. However, there are a lot of new owners who get into the business unprepared for the multitude of challenges that will face them. It is often said that the restaurant industry has...

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Restaurant Event Ideas to Bring New Customers and Promote Your Brand

Make your slow nights jam-packed with a calendar of well thought out bar and restaurant events. By hosting a variety of unique occasions, you'll give new and old customers a reason to visit on a regular basis and will boost your business in the process. Not only that but every time someone promotes the event, they are also promoting...

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