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15 Creative Bar Promotions (That Increase Midweek Business)

No guest will refuse a 2-for-1 pitcher deal or $2 off a well drink. But those bar promotions ...
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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 ...
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Thinking Like a Customer: 10 Things A Customer Notices As Soon As They Step Into Your Restaurant

As soon as potential diners walk through the door, they get a first impression of your restaurant—and if it isn’t good, they might not be back. Luckily, if you try thinking like a customer, you can identify your problem areas and fix them.
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6 Ways to Draw Big Crowds to Your Bar During Football Season

Not sure how to use football season to get more customers? Check out our tips for ways to draw big crowds to your bar during football season.
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Operations & Management Series (Part One): 5 Key Operational Challenges that Can Make or Break Your Bar or Restaurant’s Success

As a bar or restaurant owner, you’ll need more than just a few tricks up your sleeve and a dose of luck in order to survive and thrive. Marketing, sales, P&Ls, service, staffing, inventory, food and beverage quality, the menu, technology, and the list goes on and on. Where to begin…
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Online and Mobile Ordering Systems Gain Popularity Among Restaurant Consumers

With the growth of online and mobile ordering and daily deals sites, such as Groupon and LivingSocial, takeout ordering continues to become an increasingly important revenue stream for restaurants.
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How to Increase Repeat Customers at Your Bar or Restaurant

Bringing in new customers is important…but what’s even more important? Turning those new customers into repeat visitors! So how do you make sure that your customers will return again and again? Read on for a few tips.
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Creative Ways to Make an Enticing and Profitable Bar Menu

If you are thinking about how to put a creative, new twist on your bar menu, here are the five essential ingredients for success.
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8 Ways to Make Your Restaurant Family Friendly

It can be hard for parents to find restaurants that accommodate their kids, so if your restaurant is ready and willing to handle them, you’ll have a leg up on the competition.
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Go Green! 10 Tips to Help Your Restaurant Become More Eco-Friendly

Your restaurant could probably be a little more eco-friendly, right? The great thing about going green is that it’s not just good for the environment—it’s good for business, too! Read on to find out some helpful tips that will help you be a little bit nicer to Mother Earth.
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Creative Ways to Encourage Designated Drivers at Your Bar

The designated driver has to sacrifice a night of drinking, which can be a pain for some people to do. So how do you encourage people to be designated drivers? Try following a few of these tips.
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How to Quickly Deal With Customer Complaints in Your Restaurant

Unresolved customer complaints can have a devastating impact on restaurants, making it essential to address customer complaints quickly.
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