About David Hayden

Restaurant industry professional helping small restaurants with their training, operations, and marketing needs. Author of Tips2: Tips For Increasing Your Tips and Building Your Brand With Facebook. You can also visit my other websites and blogs at: http://www.tips2book.com http://www.restaurant-marketing-plan.com http://www.themanagersoffice.com http://www.tipssquared.com http://www.foodieknowledge.com http://www.restaurantlaughs.com http://www.tipsfortips.wordpress.com

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Using QR Codes for Restaurant Marketing

QR codes can be a very useful resource in your restaurant marketing plan.  These codes have become ubiquitous in the last couple of years.  As more consumers switch to smart phones, this trend can only continue in the foreseeable future.  Unfortunately, many restaurant marketing companies are convincing restaurant owners that they must spend a fortune […]

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How Restaurants Can Save Money On OpenTable

Let me make it perfectly clear from to beginning of this post: if your restaurant uses OpenTable, you need to read this post.  A great deal has been written lately about the cost of OpenTable to restaurants.  Many restaurant owners have decided that the cost per reservation does not justify using the system.  I would […]

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Timeline Features For Facebook Restaurant Marketing

On March 31st, many restaurant owners and managers were surprised to see their restaurant’s Facebook fan page had changed.  Several of the features that previously existed to engage their fans had simply disappeared overnight.  Facebook had announced this change over a month in advance, but the news failed to reach most owners in time.  As […]

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Why Google Places is the Great Restaurant Marketing Equalizer

The goal of your restaurant marketing plan should be to reach your potential guests where they go to make their restaurant decisions.  Companies like Groupon, OpenTable, and others market themselves as the place where you can reach your guests at this critical decision point.  While these sites have their place, no site can compare to […]

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