Social Media http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en 9 latest strategies for handling negative reviews http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/9-latest-strategies-handling-negative-reviews <div class="field-byline"> Joe Dysart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Snarky comments on Yelp? Don’t get your knickers in a bunch. Try these tactics instead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/9-latest-strategies-handling-negative-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/9-latest-strategies-handling-negative-reviews#comments Social Media Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:32:00 +0000 53601 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The best-case scenario: Nip negativity in the bud, before a disgruntled guest unloads in public.</p> Thinkstock 6 ways to shine on Instagram http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/6-ways-shine-instagram <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Build a following on Instagram by sticking to these basic guidelines. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Build a following on Instagram by sticking to these basic guidelines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/6-ways-shine-instagram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/6-ways-shine-instagram#comments How To Social Media Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:44:00 +0000 53501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>High-quality images and clever descriptions promote engagement, which is the point of Instagram.</p> Thinkstock The new psychology of menu design http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/new-psychology-menu-design <div class="field-byline"> Marvin Doerfler </div> <div class="field-deck"> Your digital menu makes a crucial first impression and has the power to draw customers and increase their spending. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Traditionally when you think of menu design, you think of expertly crafted leather-bound menus with bold colors and over-the-top descriptions. Today&rsquo;s restaurant menus are changing. With the advent of new technologies, more restaurants are adding digital menus to their websites and tabletops.</p> <div class="related-content"> <div class="related-label">Related</div> <p><a href="/technology/consider-options-mobile-apps">Consider options for mobile apps</a></p> <p><a href="9-strategies-stronger-restaurant-website">9 strategies for a stronger restaurant website</a></p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/new-psychology-menu-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/new-psychology-menu-design#comments Marketing Social Media Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:29:00 +0000 53391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Good, high resolution images of your food offerings are a great way to enhance your online menu.</p> Thinkstock 13 ways to reboot your social media strategy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/13-ways-reboot-your-social-media-strategy <div class="node-body gallery-body">These tried-and-true tactics will energize your social media.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/13-ways-reboot-your-social-media-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/13-ways-reboot-your-social-media-strategy#comments Management Tips Social Media Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:51:00 +0000 52501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Why you should encourage user-generated content http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/why-you-should-encourage-user-generated-content <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Ernst </div> <div class="field-deck"> A strong, positive social media image based on third-party opinions resonates with potential guests. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A strong, positive social media image based on third-party opinions resonates with potential guests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/why-you-should-encourage-user-generated-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/why-you-should-encourage-user-generated-content#comments Social Media Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:00:00 +0000 52171 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Social media provides a way to connect people to the story.</p> Thinkstock Surprises dominate Yelp’s Top 100 restaurant picks http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/surprises-dominate-yelp-s-top-100-restaurant-picks <div class="field-deck"> Data-driven rankings allow any restaurant, not just the elite, to get national attention. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Data-driven rankings allow any restaurant, not just the elite, to get national attention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/surprises-dominate-yelp-s-top-100-restaurant-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/surprises-dominate-yelp-s-top-100-restaurant-picks#comments Consumer Trends Social Media Tue, 16 Feb 2016 21:02:00 +0000 51741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Porto&#39;s casual Cuban eateries scored high among Yelpers.</p> Edison Internationl Kick Apps: 5 tech tools to up your game http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-5-tech-tools-your-game <div class="node-body gallery-body">Downloadable smartphone applications to help restaurant operators do their jobs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-5-tech-tools-your-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/kick-apps-5-tech-tools-your-game#comments Social Media Operations Back of the House Technology Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:27:00 +0000 50891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Court ruling, Senate bill pave way for more negative online reviews http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/court-ruling-senate-bill-pave-way-more-negative-online-reviews <div class="node-body article-body">With a recent court decision and a bill in the Senate, restaurant operators’ legal rights to protect their online reputation continue to shrink.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/court-ruling-senate-bill-pave-way-more-negative-online-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/court-ruling-senate-bill-pave-way-more-negative-online-reviews#comments Social Media Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:00:00 +0000 49401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A court recently found that one restaurant company&#39;s internet and social media policy for employees overstepped its rights.</p> Getty Images Crowdfunding helps finance owners' imaginations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/crowdfunding-helps-finance-owners-imaginations <div class="field-byline"> Desi Danganan </div> <div class="field-deck"> More owners and potential owners are turning to Kickstarter and other services to raise capital for development or improvements. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More potential restaurant owners are turning to Kickstarter and other services to raise capital for development or improvements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/crowdfunding-helps-finance-owners-imaginations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/crowdfunding-helps-finance-owners-imaginations#comments Social Media Finance Gated Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:44:00 +0000 47001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How one restaurant scored by embracing Instagram users http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/how-one-restaurant-scored-embracing-instagram-users <div class="field-deck"> An operator learns to love, or at least make a little money from, food-selfie fans. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An operator learns to love, or at least make a little money from, food-selfie fans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/how-one-restaurant-scored-embracing-instagram-users" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/how-one-restaurant-scored-embracing-instagram-users#comments Management Tips Social Media Gated Thu, 28 May 2015 17:21:00 +0000 43191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Catit/Carmel Winery