Can you believe it’s already June! In January, we boiled down the industry’s hottest predictions into trends you can actually use. Today, we’re here with updates. See how some of the trends evolved and check out a few new ones, too

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Introducing our smarter, more powerful online menu system! With 86% of diners checking menus online before they dine1, posting your menu on our site has always been priority. Today, we’re pleased to announce a site-wide menu upgrade that makes your menu easier for hungry diners to view…and easier for you to update

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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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