Restaurant news, industry insights, how-tos, and more.
Sep 3, 2015
3 Tips for Building Your Restaurant Email Database
In a recent post, we covered why it is vital to always be adding to your restaurant email list. But how do you get people to fork over their email to join your restaurant email database? There are a million different ways to do it–but here are three of our favorites: 3 Tips for Building Your...
Sep 1, 2015
Fall Series: Best Restaurant Marketing Tips
At ChowNow, we not only create best-in-class online ordering systems for restaurants and beautifully branded mobile apps–but we also help our clients create effective marketing. Our team of Restaurant Success Managers work with restaurants to design, develop, implement, and test marketing strategies that are all aimed at boosting sales and increasing restaurant traffic. For the...
Aug 11, 2015
Tips To Convert Customers That Discover You Online
70% of consumers use smartphones or tablets today, according to the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Industry 2015: Technology Trends report. With a mobile device within arm’s reach, everyone’s a bona fide researcher. We learned at Connect Mobile Innovation Summit last year that mobile searches related to restaurants have a 90% conversion rate. Meaning, when someone...
Aug 7, 2015
Get Started with Restaurant Takeout in 4 Steps
Eating on the run is no longer a luxury in today’s always moving, on-the-go world. Research from National Restaurant Association shows that ⅓ of consumers say that takeout is an essential part of their life. This trend is aimed to continue to climb with 61% of millennials saying that a restaurant’s takeout and delivery options...
Aug 14, 2014
Eco-Friendly Switches for Restaurants
Being an environmentally-friendly restaurant may seem like a daunting task, but sustainable switches may be more simple than you think. From aesthetically-pleasing fixes to quick changes, here are easy ways to make your restaurant more eco-friendly: In The Kitchen There are few things about kitchens that scream energy-saving. Ovens and stoves are energy sink holes, walk-ins can...