Category: SMB Tips & Tricks

Galaxy Cakes and Twilight Drinks: The Secret Behind How Boufe Get Its Customers Talking About Them

Last updated Jun 14, 2019 A quick search for the name “Boufe” will probably bring you headlines like this: And also eye-teasing videos of this: View this post on Instagram...

/ June 14, 2019

Finding Fulfillment, Being the Boss: Joel from Mission Juice

What are Merchant Stories? Merchant Stories: Real entrepreneur stories from real people and why they started their small business. Successes, failures and struggles from the small business owners. We’ll let...

/ June 11, 2019

Best Beauty Bloggers, Makeup Youtubers and Influencers in the US

Gone are the days when branded advertisements or television commercials were enough to get consumers to take notice of brands. Today, the need for authenticity is more than ever with...

/ May 30, 2019
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18 Restaurant Management Books to Learn from the Experts and Book Your Business Solid

Owning a restaurant is lovely, but restaurant management can get overwhelming. According to Perry Group, 70% of restaurants that make it past their first year close down within three to...

/ May 30, 2019
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How To Use The Customer Lifecycle In Your Marketing Plan (w/ Examples!)

You’ve spent countless hours setting up your business, from the very product that you sell to the site that you sell it on. Now it’s time to come up with...

/ May 27, 2019
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How To Run A Successful Restaurant (With Over 60+ Links and Resources!) – Candybar’s Guide to Restaurant Management

Restaurant management is not easy, and it is tough to find the formula for how to run a successful restaurant. Managing a restaurant, bar, or cafe is tough – and it involves a broad...

/ May 20, 2019
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How to Create a Customer Loyalty Program That Will Boost Sales, Increase Retention and Run By Itself

What if you could grow your business without increasing your spending? In fact, what if you could actually reduce your spending but increase your sales, year after year? Would you...

/ February 22, 2019

Every Question You Have About Restaurant Financing, Answered

Starting your own small restaurant or cafe can be a dream – but you’ll need help along the way, along with some starting capital. Our friends at Fundera offer some...

/ December 4, 2018
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4 Reasons Why Everyone Loves The Red Robin Loyalty Rewards Program

Red Robin offers some of the best burgers in America and its sales are very impressive. BusinessWire reports that its total revenue was a whopping $315.4 million in the second...

/ November 5, 2018
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6 Ideas for Small Restaurant Designs to put a big smile on your customers faces

Small restaurant designs can be beautiful and functional. Running a small restaurant can be a challenge, with limited space and having to manage the flow of customers and wait stuff. But...

/ October 29, 2018