Summer is officially here! As your restaurant heats up—and the diners come pouring in, your business goals might change. We’re here to help you stay cool—and grow! Simply call your Partner success team at 1-877-640-1844 to make any revisions or tweaks to your Restaurant.com program so it continues to work for you. Here are a few changes we can make with just one call. Increase check amounts By boosting your certificate values to $25, $50 or $100, we can build your check totals to at least twice those amounts. Higher denominations also help your staff upsell customers with appetizers, desserts and extra drinks that they might not normally purchase. Promote events and specials While our certificates can’t be used with other promotions or discounts, you [&hellip

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Are you going to the 2016 National Restaurant Association show in Chicago, May 21-24? It’s a great time to see the latest restaurant trends, network with industry professionals and explore new opportunities. Don’t worry if you won’t be there, we will—and we’ll share our findings with you. Here’s our list of things to check out at the NRA show a Restaurant innovations—We’ll be looking for new ways to help restaurants optimize their websites for mobile (like Restaurant.com is! Not sure if we need this?), develop mobile apps, management inventory and new technology. The latest in social media—From topic trends to time-saving apps, we want to know what our restaurant partners can do to grow their audience and business. Text and email trends—Are there new updates [&hellip

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Want to build your business? Start with two words: social media. See, 63% of millennials, the demographic that now spends more money at restaurants than at grocery stores (1), say they stay updated on brands through social networks; 51% say social opinions influence their purchase decisions (2). So, if you haven’t already, now is the time to use social media to attract new customers and bring existing customers back for more. First, get to know some of the social media basics that we covered last month. Then check out these three ways to stand out without spending a fortune. Here’s a hint…it’s all about photography. 1) Take and post unique photos Make sure they look good (here are a few tips), but do post at [&hellip

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Customers are the lifeblood of any business. That’s why we strive to bring so many to your door and ensure they bring something with them…profits! In 2015 alone, Restaurant.com helped generate $178 million to the restaurant industry by sending 7 million diners to partner restaurants like yours

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Marketing strategy has evolved over the years, incorporating new technologies and tactics to attain specific goals. Within that strategy is advertising, one of the most popular and useful tactics. It can use a variety of media, such as T.V., radio and print, to create exposure, awareness and, ultimately, sales. Advertising might seem complicated or expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. So, to help you create an effective advertising campaign for your restaurant, we’ll walk through a few misconceptions that many small business have about advertising

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