5 Easy Ways To Go About Marketing A Restaurant

5 Profitable Ways To Go About Marketing A Restaurant By:  Nick Fosberg Founder of Bar Restaurant Success & Author of “The Bar Restaurant Owners Guide To Doubling Your Profits & Loyal Regulars In Any Economy” 1. Facebook According to pewinterent.org 71%…
The Biggest Advertising Breakthrough Our Industry Has Ever Seen

By:  Nick Fosberg Founder of Bar Restaurant Success & Author of “The Bar Restaurant Owners Guide To Doubling Your Profits & Loyal Regulars In Any Economy” Imagine this. What if you could eliminate ever dealing with a local ad rep…
Jon Taffer’s 3 Tips for Running a Bar or Restaurant

If you’ve seen Bar Rescue on Spike, you know that many of the struggling bar owners had no idea how to run a business, causing them a lot of trouble. That’s why they called service-industry expert Jon Taffer to help get them…
13 Things That Can Cause Slow Nights at Your Bar

Your bar is open, your drinks are ready, and your bartenders are ready to serve…but where are your customers? Although you’d like your bar to be full and bustling every night, slow nights are bound to happen sometimes. However, you…
10 Signs Your Bar Needs More Business

Running a profitable bar business is a high-stakes game. If you are lucky enough to not only survive, but thrive, your bar is ahead of the curve. Conversely, if you find your bar struggling for more business, you are not…
10 Football Season Promotions for Your Bar

Football season is upon us, and it brings with it tons of opportunities for your bar. Of course you can just put the game on, but it helps to run some fun specials and promotions to attract customers. After all,…
10 Time Saving Marketing Tips for Your Bar

Marketing your bar can be its own full-time job…but, unfortunately, you don’t have an unlimited amount of time! You can’t skip out on marketing if you want your bar to succeed…but you do have to be smart about it. You…
Is Free a Good Strategy for Your Bar?

Does your bar give things away for free? You might think that simply giving away things is counterproductive. Of course you shouldn’t give away everything your bar sells, but that doesn’t mean that giving away things on a smaller scale…
10 Clever Hacks for Boosting Bar Business

Whether your bar is thriving, on shaky ground or somewhere in between, every bar owner is constantly on the lookout for new tricks and strategies to improve their business. Here are 10 clever hacks to boost your bar business 365…
6 Things to Do During a Slow Bar Shift

If every shift is busy, chaotic and clad in sales – stay where you’re at for as long as you can and bask in the glory. If you’re like the rest of us, you will encounter slow shifts at the…
Feeling Stressed as a Restaurant Manager? 10 Tips for Delegating

Are you a bar or restaurant manager who’s feeling stressed? Maybe you’re working 60 hour (or more!) weeks. Maybe you’re losing out on sleep. Maybe you forget what it’s like to actually spend time with your family. Sure, you love…
How to Capitalize on Local Events

If you want to increase sales and attract customers, you need to be alert to opportunities in your area. Huge opportunities occur every time there’s an event in your neighborhood. Events are packed with people, and those people are all…
5 Ways to SMASH Your Competition

You know you’re not the only bar or restaurant in your neighborhood. There are probably plenty of places near you—some good, some bad, some in-between. The one thing they all have in common? They’re your competition. If you want to…
8 Ways to Get More Bar Business

Whether your bar business is thriving or just getting by, there’s one thing every bar business has in common, the constant need for more customers. If you are looking for new ways to bring more business to your bar, especially…
The Secret to Creating an Awesome Atmosphere at Your Bar

Is your bar struggling to succeed? Are customers failing to come back and you don’t know why? Are other bars in your area doing well while you’re floundering? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you’re probably wondering…
4 Surefire Ways to Increase Liquor Sales

Increasing your liquor sales is one of the best ways to increase your bar’s profits. Of course, that’s easier said than done. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be complicated—in fact, by following these tips and investing a little bit of…
3 Best Ways to Boost Bar Sales

So you want to increase sales at your bar (and who doesn’t?) but you don’t know where to start. Although there are about a million little things you could do, it’s easier to focus on a few big areas of…
Customer Retention Ideas You Can Take to the Bank

Every restaurant owner today knows that the ability to maintain a steady flow of loyal, returning customers is worth its weight in gold. If you’re searching for ways to improve your customer retention strategy, here are some helpful tips you…
Why a Bad Culture and Atmosphere could Sabotage Your Bar

If you look through lots of one-star Yelp reviews, you’ll see many of the same things coming up over and over. Of course people will complain about bad drinks, bad food, and bad service, but what else? Time and time…
What Customers Dislike Most About Bars

Understanding what your customers want is an important first step to making your bar more profitable. When it comes to bars, here are the biggest things customers complain about which you should aim to avoid. Noise levels: While music is…
How to Keep Guests at Your Bar Longer

Getting your guests to stay at your bar past just one or two drinks is the secret to boosting profits. When new customers make the choice to order a drink at your bar you’ll want to do everything right to…
How to Drive Bar Sales with Technology

Technology in your bar is more than just fun and convenient…it’s also a great way to increase your sales! Technology can be more inventive than just placing a few televisions in your bar. By using technology like tablet order kiosks,…
How to Create Unforgettable Customer Experiences in Your Bar

In the bar industry, standing out from the competition rides on your bar’s ability to create exceptional, unforgettable customer experiences that will keep guests coming back. From setting the right atmosphere to the signature drinks that your bar serves, here…
6 Ways for Bars to Smash Competition

Running a profitable bar takes more than guts and some luck. To succeed, you need to be smart about every aspect of your business, which includes having the know how to beat your competitors. Here are 6 things that every…
Bar Promotions You can Implement NOW

Do you want to attract more customers to your bar? Of course you do! Running promotions seems like the easiest way to draw customers in, but you’re on a tight budget and a tight deadline. You can’t afford to undertake…
Clever Specials for Your Bar Fans During Basketball Season

March is a huge month for basketball fans…but what about your fans? How can you interest them and bring them into your bar? Keep reading for some ideas you can use to draw in customers. One perk is that customers…
Need to Know Ways to Make it Easy for Customers to Find Your Bar

Consumers undoubtedly have endless bar and nightlife options. Therefore, ensuring that customers can find your bar amidst the competition is half the battle. Don’t miss out on vital opportunities to get customers into your bar with these strategies. Optimize your…
How to Improve the Atmosphere at Your Bar

Food, drinks, and service are all important factors in your bar’s success, but there’s something else that’s a lot harder to pin down. What vibe do customers get from your bar? What feeling do they have when they spend an…