How to Create Great Social Media Posts for the Holidays: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

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Written by Jane Eveland & Heaven Wood Are you wearing green today? Most of us see St. Patrick’s Day as an excuse to pinch our neighbor and celebrate late into the night with great friends, great food, and even better booze. For local restaurants, St. Patrick’s Day is a golden opportunity to attract new customers, […]

5 Ways Instagram Stories Can Benefit Your Business

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Written by: Amanda Vick You know that feeling when you are shuffling through Instagram photos, surfing through your feed and you find yourself….hungry?  Since the launch of Instagram in 2010, 105.8 million photos have been posted with hashtags ranging from #pizza, #ramen and #tacos to just plain #avocado….so this might have something to do with […]

Responding to Negative Reviews: A Restaurant Owner’s Guide

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I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to a restaurant owner who actually liked online reviews. Not surprising, given how anyone with a computer and internet access can go onto Yelp and drag a restaurant’s entire star rating down all because they had one mediocre experience one time and pretended like everything was just fine in […]

The Information Age: How Social Media Impacts Breaking News Stories

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At the start of November, our neighboring town of Paradise was completely leveled by the Camp Fire. The fire was seen in Chico in the early hours of November 8th as a mesmerizing sky, full of purples and oranges and hues of black.  As I walked to the office that morning, I snapped pictures of […]

How to Figure Out the Best Times to Post On Social Media

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One of the most asked questions a Social Media Specialist will get is “What are the best times to post on social media?” It’s a loaded question because it often depends on the specific platform, your industry, and your own audience. While there isn’t a perfect answer and things are always changing, there are a […]

How to Save Time Posting on Your Restaurant’s Social Media

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You know your restaurant’s social media is an important tool for reaching your current and potential customers, but you’re also busy running a restaurant which means social media gets pushed to the bottom of your to-do list. Sound familiar? More often than not social media pages end up being an afterthought and that’s a huge […]

How to Promote An Event on Facebook

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So you’ve got an event happening at your restaurant but you don’t have a huge budget for marketing. We hear you. The good news is social media can help you spread awareness with little to no money spent. A great place to start: your restaurant’s Facebook page! Facebook has a diverse demographic and with the […]

How To Use Twitter to Get New Customers

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More than the pitter patter of birdies’ beaks, Twitter functions as the primary source of real-time news updates for over 330 million people. The spreading of information through this platform allows for quick, real-time examination of an event and the ability to spread news of that event like wildfire. Twitter allows you, as a business […]

The Best Apps to Manage Your Instagram

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If you haven’t seen my previous blog post on How to Use the Most Popular Social Media Sites to Bring More Millennials to Your Restaurant, start with that first. Today I’ll specifically be focusing on Instagram. Instagram is a great social media platform to showcase what makes your restaurant different from your competitors. Instagram is […]

How to Reach More Millennials Using Social Media For Your Restaurant

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According to Forbes “How To Tap Into The Millennial $200 Billion Buying Power With Social Media”, it’s said that by 2018 Millennials will have the most spending power of any generation. The good news is that they’re spending that money dining out. In fact. Millennials typically dish out a whopping $2,921 annually to eat out. […]