50 Buzzworthy Bar and Restaurant Promotion Ideas to Improve Slow Nights

Great bar and restaurant promotion ideas get people talking – and get guests in the door. These 50 buzzworthy bar and restaurant promotion ideas do both! They’re budget friendly, easy to launch, [...]


Host the Best Live Trivia Event: 5 Pro Secrets Plus Prize Ideas

Question: What’s the best way to bring in more midweek guests and keep them coming back? Answer: Live trivia. It’s more popular with guests than ever, that’s no secret. But there are secrets to [...]


DOs and DON’Ts of Facebook Bar Marketing

Marketing your business without Facebook? That’s like making a Manhattan without whiskey. Today, Facebook bar marketing is a must: 4 out of every 5 American adults use Facebook – and 76 percent [...]


Sound Advice: 8 Bar and Restaurant Background Music Tips to Boost Sales

Think restaurant background music is no big deal? It’s time to change your tune. Recent studies show that the right music can boost food and drink sales from 15.6 to 40 percent. We share 8 [...]


13 Instagram Marketing Tips for Bars: The Essential DO and DON’T List

Kids these days call Instagram “the Gram.” But it’s not just teens scrolling through the photo-sharing social media platform: nearly 40 percent of all social media users are on Instagram, making [...]


8 Budget-Friendly Bar Promotions for Football Season

No need to throw a Hail Mary and hope for crowds on gameday. With these 8 low- cost strategies all under $500, you can launch bar promotions for football season that bring fans rushing into your [...]


How to Make Sure Your Restaurant Has That “It” Factor

Any restaurateur knows how cutthroat competition in the restaurant industry is. You can’t simply choose a great location, serve delicious entrees, and expect success in an instant. Even when your [...]


How to Test New Promotions

So you’ve come up with a great idea for a themed night at your bar, or a new special you can run during happy hour to attract a new demographic. As exciting as it may be, don’t rush to implement [...]


How to Improve Your Restaurant’s Yelp Rating

Yelp. Depending on your level of mastery, the mere mention of the crowd-sourced review website may send shivers down your spine. A negative Yelp review can haunt your restaurant for years to [...]


How to Get the Word Out About Your Trivia Night

After dealing with slow weekend nights for months, you’ve decided to attract more customers by hosting a live trivia night at your restaurant. Great idea! However, without proper promotion and [...]