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Diners are demanding more when it comes to choices, quality and their overall dining experience than ever before. We can help you engage with your customers and drive profitable traffic to your restaurant with actionable ideas and common-sense tactics.

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Fall into the season: 10 restaurant marketing ideas for fall

Kick off the season with back-to-school specials, football promotions and Halloween. Read the playbook and huddle with staff for more ideas.


7 ways restaurants can protect intellectual property

Many restaurant owners fail to protect their intellectual property. Not just their name and logo but other assets as well. Learn more about IP assets and why protecting them is important to your brand and your business.

How SMS marketing can increase your sales $8,000 per week

Everyone seems to carry a cell phone. Which makes SMS marketing - marketing via short text messages - an efficient and effective way to bring more business to your restaurant. Read how a multinational restaurant did just that.

Signage and the environment

A restaurant’s marketing materials can have an impact on the environment. Menus, daily special signs, décor  and direct mail contribute to landfill waste. That’s why it’s important to print your marketing collateral on recyclable paper.


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Smaller portions, big benefits

Many restaurant goers are rethinking their portion sizes when dining out. By following a few suggestions, restaurateurs can capitalize on smaller portioning, while also satisfying the health conscious consumer.

10 email tips for restaurants

Increase returns by building a relationship with your guests. Email is one of the most effective and personal ways to connect with your customers, so follow these tips to make sure you get the most out of your email marketing strategy. 

How SMS Marketing Can Increase Your Sales $8,000 Per Week

The ability to reach the right person at the right time with the right message is every marketer’s dream. SMS marketing – marketing via short text messages – may help get you there. See the great results from one multinational casual/ sports bar restaurant chain’s blast for one of its locations to its mobile VIP list.

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