The customer journey reveals a lot. But marketing is not linear, as funnels and even customer journey maps fail to account for the way sales happen. Marketing hourglasses come closer to understanding the interconnections, but the buying process is really more of a loop.
Restaurant storytelling is incredibly powerful if done well. In today’s digital landscape, it affects everything from customer loyalty to your bottom line. Here are a few key tips to drive customer engagement through storytelling.
Technology has the power to streamline your business and make it more efficient, while simultaneously offering more personalized service than ever before. Here is an overview of Hospitality 4.0, what it can offer, and why you should embrace it.
New restaurant technology changes the game for operators and consumers alike. IoT and bluetooth sensors, virtual reality training, advanced robotics, and artificial intelligence improve restaurant operations and experiences in a variety of ways.
Travelers appreciate anything that saves them time and stress. Offering tourism information, arranging discounts, and providing security support are three simple steps to help customers enjoy their trips.
Restaurant marketing is forever changed by Instagram. In addition to posting food shots and running Instagram ads, here are five other tactics for leveraging Instagram marketing for restaurants.
Because customer loyalty is paramount to business success, it’s important to understand the wants and needs of your audience. And with the proliferation of online businesses, many changes have been made with regard to how companies market to their audiences.
Yelp has the reputation for being the review site that matters most to restaurants, but a recent study suggests change is coming. Google Business Listings gain new reviews faster than any other review site including Yelp, TripAdvisor, Facebook and Foursquare. In fact, Google appears to outpacing Yelp by almost 200%.
MGM Resorts in Las Vegas just introduced the most hassle-free resort experience! Their mobile app now allows mobile, self check-in. Until now, other hotel groups with mobile check-in required advanced notice. Now, guests have near-instant access to their rooms.
It takes trust for customers to interact with brands. While it may take ages for a brand to earn a trustworthy reputation, a single marketing mistake can cause it to crash. Here are four marketing tips to ensure your reputation remains in tact.
Consumers use online reviews as a research tool when they search for local businesses. 2018 brings many notable shifts among online review trends. The “2018 ReviewTrackers Online Reviews Survey: Statistics and Trends” provides insight on these trends along with tips for enhancing reputation management.
Accustomed to instant communication, Millennials have higher customer service expectations than any previous generation. To meet the growing expectations of Millennial customers, contact centers are now in high demand.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information. Hotels should take necessary action to safeguard personal data to avoid the financial repercussions that could result from lack of compliance.
Marriott International has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to social media and the travel industry. They’re partnering with social media sensation “Carpet Dad” for a new hotel marketing campaign to build brand awareness.
There is no tool more powerful than storytelling, and there are many ways storytelling can help increase restaurant sales. We look at some examples of businesses telling their stories.