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Rise Against the Supermarkets

Astute restaurant owners know that other restaurants are not their only competition.  There are many other businesses attracting the would-be takeout customer from your place.  Among them is the local supermarket and convenience store. Online and mobile ordering can...

Convert a Busy Signal to Advertising

In a recent conversation with the manager of a specialty hamburger restaurant in Seattle, we heard a new and interesting idea. The restaurant manager told us they use the restaurant’s answering machine to help spread the news about their online ordering system. ...

What’s Important for Takeout

With any takeout or delivery order, it’s important not only to get the order processed efficiently and accurately, but to also guard against committing the errors that irritate customers most often. Last month, QSR Magazine published an article about a study on...

Cash In on Mobile Ordering

Mobile ordering at restaurants is here and growing rapidly. If you had any doubts, take into consideration a recent report that Starbucks has processed more than 26 million mobile transactions so far this year.  Impressive, especially considering that 2011 was the...

Online Ordering Requires That you Stick to the Basics

A recent article from Nations’ Restaurant News talked about how the large chains are getting away from value, convenience, service, and speed in their advertising. Evidently their studies are telling them to focus more on the menu and the quality of ingredients....