Word Of Mouth Watering Marketing
Did you know 87% of diners are more likely to take recommendations from family and friends than online reviews or social media?
Word of mouth is a crucial part of developing your restaurant’s reputation!
Global market research firm Nielsen found that 92% of consumers trust word-of-mouth recommendations from friends, far more than any other source.
Nielsen also found that most consumers (83%) not only trusted word of mouth and recommendations but were equally likely to act based on word of mouth.
Will Your Restaurant Speak for Itself To Your Customers?
First, here are two fundamental questions:
- Is your food delicious in a way that’s special and unique?
- Is your staff offering the best customer experience possible?
Look at your menu, objectively, through the eyes of your potential target market.
Will it make customers want to run and tell their friends about it?
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This Step will show you how to create menu selections that deliver the flavor and visual appeal while considering targeted food cost, profit, and the consistency your customers will expect.
Once you’ve taken the time to create a menu you know guests will love, don’t let your hard work go to waste by falling short on service.
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A customer who has experienced great food and excellent service will tell everyone they know!
Be sure to give your food and service equal attention.
Is your food delicious in a way that’s special and unique?
The restaurant market is so saturated, to become great restaurants offer diners something they can’t get anywhere else.
Whether you have a breath-taking view of the beach, a unique atmosphere, or offer ever-changing seasonal fare, that experience will help promote what makes you unique.
Once you nail down your unique factor, referrals will be nonstop!
Create an experience your customers will remember and recommend!
Your end goal is to increase the word of mouthwatering referrals!
So give them something mouthwatering to talk about, top-notch service, and you will become the talk of the town. Referral traffic will not stop rolling in.
Your Biggest Marketing Word Of Mouth Asset Will Be Your Startup Customer Base
Make Your Customers Eating Experience Memorable
Your Service and Staff Should Leave A Great Impression
First impression matters as each new customer enter your restaurant startup!
You may feel like there are a million things to do when starting a restaurant!
Through my experience, there are only 7 Steps that deserve your undivided attention during startup.
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If you want to learn more about how important word of mouth and the startup of your restaurant work hand in hand, contact me TODAY!