Marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6739/more en Yelp forced to manage its own reputation http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/yelp-forced-manage-its-own-reputation <div class="field-deck"> A series of spats involving the restaurant review site have thrust its legitimacy and objectivity back into the spotlight. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A series of spats involving the restaurant review site have thrust its legitimacy and objectivity back into the spotlight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/yelp-forced-manage-its-own-reputation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/yelp-forced-manage-its-own-reputation#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Consumer Trends Social Media Lawsuits Marketing Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:40:00 +0000 35361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Budgets, food costs taking toll on independents http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/budgets-food-costs-taking-toll-independents <div class="field-deck"> A long-term decline in traffic at independent restaurants is attributed to smaller marketing budgets and rising food costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A long-term decline in traffic at independent restaurants is attributed to smaller marketing budgets and rising food costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/budgets-food-costs-taking-toll-independents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/budgets-food-costs-taking-toll-independents#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Marketing Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:44:00 +0000 34851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Freeimages.com Cleveland chef dishes on healthy dining trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/cleveland-chef-dishes-healthy-dining-trends <div class="field-deck"> Zack Bruell, who helped put Cleveland’s food scene on the map, has a new partnership with Cleveland Clinic promoting healthier diet choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Zack Bruell, who helped put Cleveland’s food scene on the map, has a new partnership with Cleveland Clinic promoting healthier diet choices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/cleveland-chef-dishes-healthy-dining-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/cleveland-chef-dishes-healthy-dining-trends#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Marketing Owner Interviews Fine dining Restaurants Marketing Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:18:00 +0000 34091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Cleveland restaurateur Zack Bruell believes diners can limit overindulgence&mdash;splurge in moderation, as in once a week&mdash;and combine a diet with proper exercise.</p> Competition bubbling up in grilled cheese space http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/competition-bubbling-grilled-cheese-space <div class="field-deck"> If the trend continues, these five concepts will soon be competing for space on a crowded block. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If the trend continues, these five grilled cheese concepts will soon be competing for space on a crowded block.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/competition-bubbling-grilled-cheese-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/competition-bubbling-grilled-cheese-space#comments Eat Beat Equipment Owner Interviews Food Trends Featured Operators Growth Marketing Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 +0000 33491 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Grilled cheese is a &quot;simple, memorable food that, when done right, is magical.&quot;</p> How net neutrality issue could impact restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-net-neutrality-issue-could-impact-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> The ability for Internet service providers to charge tiered pricing would put restaurants with smaller online marketing budgets behind the eight ball. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ability for Internet service providers to charge tiered pricing would put restaurants with smaller online marketing budgets behind the eight ball.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-net-neutrality-issue-could-impact-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-net-neutrality-issue-could-impact-restaurants#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Marketing Technology Wed, 14 May 2014 13:49:00 +0000 31311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Use email marketing to keep your customers coming back http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/use-email-marketing-keep-your-customers-coming-back <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Casel </div> <div class="field-deck"> Email can be a cost-effective tool to drive customer loyalty and ultimately more revenue. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Email can be a cost-effective tool to driving customer loyalty and ultimately more revenue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/use-email-marketing-keep-your-customers-coming-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/use-email-marketing-keep-your-customers-coming-back#comments Industry Experts Eat Beat Business Marketing How To Social Media Marketing Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:47:00 +0000 22211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Social media provides real-time customer service http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/social-media-provides-real-time <div class="field-deck"> New technology makes it easier for customers to comment on their experiences, while savvy restaurants are taking advantage of the added insight. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New technology makes it easier for customers to comment on their experiences, while savvy restaurants are taking advantage of the added insight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/social-media-provides-real-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/social-media-provides-real-time#comments Consumer Trends Gated Marketing Technology Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:18:00 +0000 22091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Customers embrace the all-American restaurant approach http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/customers-embrace-all-american-restaurant-approach <div class="field-deck"> Patriotism peaks on the Fourth of July, but it can also fuel successful restaurant concepts year-round. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Patriotism peaks on the Fourth of July, but it can also fuel successful restaurant concepts year-round.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/customers-embrace-all-american-restaurant-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/customers-embrace-all-american-restaurant-approach#comments Eat Beat Marketing Marketing Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:42:00 +0000 21821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Social media insights reveal top menu trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/social-media-insights-reveal-top-menu-trends <div class="field-deck"> Scallops, short ribs, octopus, cucumber cocktails and red velvet cake are driving customer loyalty, according to social media analysis. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scallops, short ribs, octopus, cucumber cocktails and red velvet cake are driving customer loyalty, according to social media analysis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/social-media-insights-reveal-top-menu-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/social-media-insights-reveal-top-menu-trends#comments Marketing Social Media Marketing Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:00:00 +0000 21241 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Can restaurants win the grocery game? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/can-restaurants-win-grocery-game <div class="field-deck"> A diverse group of operators is betting that new products can extend their brands and find supermarket success. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A diverse group of operators is betting that new products can extend their brands and find supermarket success. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/can-restaurants-win-grocery-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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