6 Marketing Strategies to Grow your Cafe or Restaurant
Coming up with new ideas to grow your business, in particular your cafe or restaurant business can be difficult.
Beyond having beautifully presented food, music to match your chosen ambience, friendly and attentive staff, I've put together 6 Marketing Strategies to assist with growing your Cafe or Restaurant...
1. Networking & Community Building
Get to know your surrounding businesses. Sharing information, collaborating and referring customers to each other is a great way to grow your businesses.
It's best to get to know the Owner (or decision maker) of the surrounding business and their offerings before jumping in with a collaboration idea.
Your relationships must be positive and mutually beneficial with a similar target audience.
2. Know your Loyal customers
Get to know the names of your regulars, and their favourite orders. It goes a long way, not only to them continuing to visit, but also bringing friends along too!
3. Food truck
Food trucks are a great way to expand your reach and exposure. You may choose to experiment with a new location, new customers or simply get exposure at an event.
Choose to hire or buy a truck, depending on your business goals and budget.
4. Social Media and Blogging
When used correctly, Facebook Ads and Instagram with help provide Social Proof and also allow you tap directly into your target audience with your chosen message.
Blogging is also a great way to draw traffic to your website and enhance your SEO status.
5. Go your own way
Many businesses fail because they copy strategies being implemented by similar businesses.
Remember that your location, target audience, menu and branding makes you unique. Therefore the way you need to grow your business should be unique too.
Have a think about what your customers in your area would be attracted to? What would make their experience with you:
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