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Does your local restaurant need an email newsletter?

Email Newsletter: Does a Local Restaurant Need One?

Do you own a local restaurant and want to expand your customer base? An email newsletter is one of the best ways to reach more people and promote your business. Email newsletters are easy to create, cost-effective, and highly effective in driving sales and gaining new customers. Email newsletters are an invaluable marketing tool for…
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Facebook: Essential for Local Restaurants

Facebook: Necessary for Local Restaurants?

Are you looking for ways to get more customers through the door of your local restaurant? Social media is an incredible tool for building up your customer base. As one of the most popular social media platforms, Facebook is a great option for restaurant owners. With the right strategies, you can leverage Facebook to get…
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Twitter: The Local Restaurant's Friend or Foe?

Twitter for Local Restaurants: Friend or Foe?

If you’re a restaurant owner looking to increase your customer base and drive more orders, one of the best tools you have at your disposal is social media. Twitter is a particularly effective platform when it comes to reaching potential customers, as it provides a direct line of communication and allows you to easily share…
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Foodie's Choice Awards is a free program from Joyous to help promote local restaurants

Foodie’s Choice Awards

Foodie’s Choice Awards: What are they? The Foodie’s Choice Awards are a creation of Joyous meant to help local, independent restaurants promote themselves in a fun and novel way. The Foodie’s Choice Awards are a people’s-choice style awards that Joyous conducts every year. Voting for the awards is free, as is being nominated and winning.…
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Why Local Restaurants?

The importance of local restaurants to a community cannot be overstated. Not only do these establishments provide a place for people to congregate and socialize, but they also serve as an integral part of the local economy. Local restaurants provide jobs for people in the community, bring in money from tourists, and are often a…
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NPS: Net Promoter Score is the Local Restaurant's Secret Weapon

NPS: Net Promoter Score for Local Restaurants

As a local restaurant owner, you understand the importance of providing quality food and service to ensure customer satisfaction. However, in order to truly understand your customers and cultivate relationships with them, you need to go beyond simply relying on their feedback. Net Promoter Score (NPS) is an invaluable tool that will help you get…
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Digital Marketing for Local Restaurants

Local Restaurant Marketing Best Practices

When it comes to marketing a local restaurant, it can be difficult to know where to start. Digital marketing is a great way to get the word out about your restaurant and attract new customers, but it has many pitfalls. With so many different digital marketing tactics available, it can be hard to decide which…
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Marketing is Like Breathing

Take a deep breath. And another. You’ve been working so hard, it’s sometimes important to remember how important your breath is to you. Stop for a few minutes and let me know how that goes for you. For a business, marketing is much like breathing is for the human body. It’s a necessary function to…
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Raising Prices: How To Raise Prices

The cost of everything seems to be going up these days. From the fresh veggies that we put into our dishes to the takeout boxes, we use to box up the food for our patrons. It seems like everybody is raising prices. Ours is an industry with already painfully thin margins: it’s simply not possible…
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Joyous offers forever discounts: we never stop giving you discounts to great local, independent restaurants

Joyous Forever Discounts

What exactly are Joyous Forever Discounts? Well, in a nutshell, Forever Discounts mean that we never stop giving you discounts on delicious food from restaurants you love or will love once you try them. But, did you know that UberEats, DoorDash, and Grubhub all make restaurants pay for the discounts that they offer customers like…
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