As a restaurant owner, what is your style to promote your business? How do you sell your business to people who have completely no idea what your restaurant looks like, what kind of food you serve and the quality of your service.
It's one word that matters most in the business industry and based on the word alone, there are many ways in how you can create advertising by using each and every means available. Tools like the media, the Internet, road signs, mail to customers, menu posters, your public relations skills, flyer distribution on public places and of course, nothing beats the old time word of mouth advertising to promote your restaurant and get noticed.
Advertising doesn't only depend on the things that you can inform your customers about your restaurant. What else is important is also the reputation of your restaurant. It would count the most when the people who have heard about your restaurant as a great place, serves good food at a valuable cost, has to be what your customer should exactly experience, and its much better if you give your customers more than what they have expected to experience at your establishment.
Cleanliness and the overall standing of your restaurant relies on the impression you can make to your customers, especially to the first time visitors. You might want to check your faucets, wash rooms…don't just focus on the price of the food or the food alone since there are many involving factors which consist in a customers rating for the overall standing of your establishment.
Also, let's not forget the name that will carry your restaurant's entire reputation for years to come. There are a lot of restaurants out there but you should not blend in. Instead, make sure your establishment stands out. What you can add to the uniqueness of your business establishment is the consistency of how your restaurant operates. It's not a wise decision to stop a meal or particular service that your customers have already been accustomed to receiving each time they're at your place.
Stick to what you offer, but be sure you already have the right amount of budget before you jump in the band wagon of advertising. Lastly, don't forget to give your customers your personal touch. Check on them and ask what they like the best about your place. Try to make them feel like they're home and they will surely come back, not only because the place is nice or the food is great, but because of the hospitality.
Source CMT Music Awards 2012