Wendy’s Twitter Account Is Full of Frosty Comebacks

Running a company’s Twitter account isn’t an easy task. People who tweet at you are frequently angry — sometimes for good reason, sometimes because they’re just spoiling for a fight. Every social media manager has dreams of tweeting back the…
Restaurant Trends: All the World’s a Social Media Stage

By Bruce Hakutizwi BusinessesForSale.com Every restaurant dish has the potential to become a star of the social media stage. According to the food research firm Technomic, one of the biggest restaurant industry trends is that dining out is becoming a…
Twitter Used to Track Restaurant Food Poisoning Complaints

The Chicago Department of Public Health has developed a unique program using Twitter to track Chicagoans complaining about food poisoning from local restaurants in order to launch surprise health inspections on city restaurants. Starting last year, the Chicago Health Department…
How 20 Minutes a Day on Social Media Can Increase Foot Traffic

Social media can be overwhelming, and it’s easy to feel like you just don’t have the time for it. But in today’s business climate, you can’t ignore the need for a social media presence. Customers expect their favorite bars and…
How Denny’s Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

Restaurant chains’ social media accounts are usually predictable, filled with food photos, promotions and deals. Then, there’s Denny’s. Instead of sticking to traditional scripts of promotions and deals, Denny’s social media posts are more like that of a teenager. Denny’s…
The Secret Of Wendy’s Social Media Success: Massive Stupidity

Many big fast-food chains have tried to create successful Facebook or Twitter marketing campaigns – and flubbed it. Burger King chose an unfortunate Twitter hashtag in a recent attempt to publicize its new lower-fat Satisfries, and McDonald’s got rude responses…
How Restaurants Can Use Social Media Effectively

Although many restaurant owners are aware of the importance of using social media platforms, it seems that measuring the results gained by their work is a harder task. The benefits may not immediately mean a direct increase financially for a…
21 Social Media Marketing Tips for Restaurants

Do you own, or do marketing for, a restaurant? Do you want to know how to use social media to market your restaurant? It’s a common problem – restaurants want to be engaging with their clientele; they want to use…

McDonald’s is one of the most recognisable brands in the world, yet also has to battle a fair amount of negative publicity, so one would assume that its social accounts would be extremely active. Here is a quick look at…

The fast food industry is an early adopter and heavy investor in social media marketing – so marketers can learn a lot by studying the social leaders in the fast food industry. Track Social’s Fast Food Zone tracks the year-round…

New York City restaurant owner Sean Connolly says he “majored in babes and minored in booze.” That education led him to a successful career in the volatile world of high-end eateries. The secrets to running three thriving restaurants in the…

The next time you hop on an online review site and leave negative comments for a company, Tweet or Facebook about your disastrous dining experience, be warned: Businesses are starting to fight back, and sometimes not in a nice way!…

San Francisco, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Revinate, the next generation of guest satisfaction, today announced the availability of its much anticipated restaurant solution. This innovative new solution for restaurants leverages Revinate’s experience as the leading social media solution for thousands of hotels…

Want to know a restaurant’s dinner specials or what the chef ate for breakfast? Just ask—but make it 140 characters or less. Diners are getting access to the chaos of a busy restaurant kitchen before, during and after their meal…

When Dean Slover and his business partners were preparing to open RnR Restaurant and Bar, they debated over whether to hire someone to manage the business’ social-media aspect. Nearly 14 months after the doors opened last March, the continued buzz…

You’re an expert chef with a beautiful restaurant, friendly staff and great food. In the past, you’ve successfully managed your customer flow through traditional advertising in local newspapers and you sponsor the local little league. Business is great, but a…

As bagel-lovers throughout the world celebrate National Bagel Day today, February 9, Dunkin’ Donuts is marking the 15th anniversary of the introduction of freshly-baked bagels at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout the country. To help celebrate this national food holiday and…

Operators are smart to embrace the concepts of Twitter and Facebook and most – 8 out of 10, according to the National Restaurant Association– expect to do so this year. But many chains continue to outsource this work rather than…

On December 11, Genghis Grill marked the beginning of the first ever social media-driven music tour, Genghis Live. Local band Don’t Wake Aislin and local artist Bernadette “Dette” Buentipo battled their talents to see who could get the most Twitter…

Social media certainly has its benefits for those who love dining and drinking. From free drinks for Foursquare checkins, to Twitter notifications about happy hours, to Facebook messages about free food, there’s always something tasty happening online. But the social…

UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTCBB: UFFC) announced today that it is expanding its social media efforts and online presence to better engage with UFood Grill consumers and shareholders through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media applications. Additionally, the Company will…

A recent survey by MustHaveMenus a provider of restaurant menu templates, revealed that nearly half of the 1,300 restaurant owners, managers and caterers that were polled, do not use social media to attract customers to their eateries. While social media…

Domino’s Pizza, along with families across the nation, is getting ready for the hustle of the holidays!  The night before people enjoy a Thanksgiving Day feast with friends and family, many choose the convenience of fueling up on pizza –…