Google Ordering: A Guide for Enterprise Restaurant Brands

By |2022-10-26T08:55:37-07:00October 26, 2022|Blog Posts, Restaurants|

Google has given restaurants the ability to receive pickup and delivery orders directly from Google Maps, Search, and the Assistant. When activated, searchers can see an “Order Online” button, view your menu, and place an order without ever leaving the search experience. In this post, we’ll explore how this program works, answer the questions we

Ghost Kitchens: How Does a Ghost Kitchen Work and What do Local Marketers Need to Know?

By |2021-06-02T08:04:09-07:00June 2, 2021|Blog Posts, Restaurants|

The rise of ghost kitchens took off during the pandemic, as businesses saw a new opportunity to deliver on rapidly changing customer needs. Big brands are getting in on the action — Chili’s, for example, generated an additional $150M per year in revenue with their virtual brand It’s Just Wings, according to CNBC.  But, how

Why Local Reviews Matter in the Restaurant Industry

By |2020-10-26T07:37:05-07:00October 26, 2020|Blog Posts, Restaurants|

Managing reviews for multiple restaurant locations comes with unique challenges. Which begs the question, do local reviews matter in the restaurant industry? What your customers are saying about you is indicative not only of their own experience but can influence whether others are willing to dine with your restaurant at all.  How can you ensure

GMB ‘FoodMenus’ Cheat Sheet for Enterprise Brands

By |2020-09-08T11:06:53-07:00September 8, 2020|Blog Posts, Google Business Profile, Restaurants|

Google My Business (GMB) ‘FoodMenus’ help customers learn more about your restaurant’s menu choices. Now, there’s a more structured way to share the specific attributes your menu selections have to offer by submitting your locations’ menu data to GMB via API.  It is important for restaurant brands to keep menu data up to date in

Mastering GMB Attributes for Restaurant Brands

By |2020-08-20T05:58:53-07:00August 20, 2020|Blog Posts, Google Business Profile, Restaurants|

When hungry consumers are searching for restaurants or quick-service meals nearby, your locations have just seconds to make an impression. Google My Business Attributes give restaurant brands additional tools to help their listings stand out and proactively answer diners’ questions at the very moment they are deciding where to pick up dinner tonight or book

How to Ace Your Restaurant’s Local Marketing Strategy [Guest Post]

By |2021-01-21T08:06:18-08:00August 13, 2020|Blog Posts, Local Marketing, Restaurants|

"How to Ace Your Restaurant's Local Marketing Strategy" is a guest post by Envato, the world's leading marketplace and community for creative assets and creative people. The way restaurants once operated has radically changed over the last few years as technology continues to advance. An industry that once thrived on word of mouth marketing now

GMB Partner Links and Food Ordering Updates For Restaurant Brands

By |2020-08-18T12:08:47-07:00July 15, 2020|Blog Posts, Local Marketing, Restaurants|

Quick-service restaurants and restaurants alike continue to muddle through the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic. As closures and reopenings for businesses continue to waver at both the county and state levels across the board, the restaurant industry has been particularly hit hard as shut down orders for indoor dining have once again affected many parts

How to Perfect Your Local Strategy for New Restaurant Services

By |2022-03-04T06:35:26-08:00May 26, 2020|Blog Posts, Restaurants|

It’s Friday evening. If you’re residing in a state that is still adhering to stay-at-home orders, you’re likely lounging on your couch, contemplating what to eat for dinner. You’ve now become well-accustomed to ordering food for delivery or swinging by your favorite restaurant for curbside pickup. While going out for a nice dinner out may

3 Important Local Marketing Tips for Restaurant Brands Reopening Locations

By |2021-03-29T07:17:09-07:00May 7, 2020|Blog Posts, Business Listings, Restaurants|

Restaurant brands across the country are eager to get employees back to work and cash registers ringing again. While no industry has been untouched by the devastation of COVID-19, foodservice brands have been dealt a particularly difficult hand. Over 8 million restaurant workers were laid off or furloughed, and the industry had already lost $80