Category: SMB Tips & Tricks

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Here’s Every Restaurant Marketing Idea You Need To Survive In Today’s Economy

Restaurants – and in particular, dining chains – are slowly but surely dying off. According to restaurant industry tracker TDn2K, 2016 was “the worst year for the restaurant industry since...

/ May 12, 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
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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
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Five Ways Your Restaurant POS Can Create Happy Customers and Drive Repeat Sales

This post was shared by our friends at Upserve POS – a restaurant management platform built by restauranteurs. Many new restaurant owners make the mistake of focusing too much on...

/ September 21, 2018
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Checklist: 6 Ways to Use Online Engagement to Deliver A Great Customer Experience for F&B

Your customers are online – you should be too Just like F&B businesses can take on many different forms and styles, there is no single solution to online engagement for...

/ August 23, 2018
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When Loyalty Programs Fail: 6 Pitfalls For You To Avoid (With Examples and Lessons)

Avoid the banana peel of common loyalty program pitfalls Harvard Business Review says that businesses find it 5 to 25 times harder to get a new customer than to keep an existing one....

/ August 8, 2018
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The Anatomy of a Review: What F&B Customers Focus On

Reviews reveal what your customers see; often, the little details you’ve missed Word of mouth marketing has gone digital.These days, online customer reviews work the same way as in-person word...

/ August 6, 2018
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Perk Me Up: How Dunkin’ Donuts Loyalty Program brews fresh loyalty with DD Perks Rewards

Dunkin Donuts loyalty program, DD Perks, is brewing up a storm. In less than three years, DD Perks Rewards has signed up 7.5 million members, slightly larger than the population...

/ July 23, 2018