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Can You Really Influence a Customer?


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Customer influence extends far beyond the restaurant’s four walls. Long before customers show up to dine, restaurant operators need to know all they can about the customer; who they are, how they make decisions, what incentives can best motivate them, and through which channels to engage and target them. Rewards Network Chief Marketing Officer, Kara… Read more »

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October and November Marketing Ideas for Restaurants


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Whether we like it or not, pumpkin spice-flavored everything is back in our lives, so it’s time to admit that autumn is here. Get your business into gear after the summertime slump and increase restaurant sales this season by falling into these marketing ideas for restaurants. October Marketing Ideas for Restaurants: October: National Dessert Month… Read more »

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Feast Portland Roundup


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Rewards Network was a Gold Sponsor of this year’s Feast Portland, one of the country’s best food and drink festivals featuring renowned chefs and delectable dishes. We were proud to promote our Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Dining program at the Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting and sponsor a Dinner Series with Chefs Chris Cosentino and Kyo… Read more »

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Four of the Best Blogs for Restaurant Owners


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Need tips to improve restaurant marketing or a new recipe idea? Are you curious about what it’s like to respectfully butcher an animal? Whether you need a little inspiration or are curious about what’s going on in the culinary world, I have put together a few blogs that you may not know about that I… Read more »

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Your Food Should Tell a Story


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  Earlier this August, I attended IFMA’s Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, where sessions featuring Datassential and NPD Group were really the highlight of the event for me.  This is mainly because, as I’ve stated before, I’m a total marketing data nerd.  When they started speaking about how today’s menus– especially for casual dining –… Read more »

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The Only 4 Ways to Increase Restaurant Sales


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This article was originally posted in March, 2013, focusing on the only four ways to increase restaurant sales. A lot has changed in our industry since then as we saw the rise and fall of daily discounts, an ever-changing economy and a surge of new and focused restaurants in all segments. As consumers are dining… Read more »

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How to Influence Dining Decisions in the Changing Season


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Does a change in season influence a change in heart amongst your diners? Do customer dining decisions change with the seasons? Your numbers will be a true test, but anecdotally, you can see how it can make a difference:  It gets colder outside; it gets darker earlier, new television shows are premiering every night, and… Read more »

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Exclusive Chef’s Dinner at Feast Portland, Sponsored by Rewards Network


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Rewards Network is thrilled to announce our participation in Feast Portland, one of the nation’s top food and drink festivals showcasing world-class culinary talent and the Pacific Northwest’s finest ingredients. As a Gold Sponsor of Feast Portland, we are proud to be part of such an esteemed event dedicated to celebrating Oregon’s bounty. Feast Portland… Read more »

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Time to Fall Forward Not Backward With Your Restaurant Menu


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We all remember the adage for time change, spring forward and fall back; but when it comes to our restaurant offering, we need to continue forward all year around.  As we talked about when spring was right around the corner, you need to start thinking fall and make the changes necessary to keep your offering… Read more »

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Your Customers Have Spoken – Restaurant Rewards Really Matter


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If you think that restaurant rewards don’t matter to your customers, perhaps it’s time to think again. In today’s fast moving, competitive marketplace, restaurant rewards could be the tipping point in dining decisions and restaurant loyalty. This doesn’t mean that your food and service aren’t important – they always are. But all things being equal… Read more »

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