Restaurant Marketing for Online Ordering US

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Stop losing online food orders at checkout – 5 conversion killers and how to avoid them

Imagine the following scenario at your dine-in restaurant, bar or café. A customer places their order at the counter, selecting several items from the menu and calling them out to a staff member. Then, suddenly, when it’s time to complete the transaction and pay, they just cancel the order completely,…
Conor Ward
September 21, 2020
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6 ways to nail social media marketing for your restaurant or takeaway

Social media marketing can help you reach lots of your customers relatively easily. It’s also pretty inexpensive and can have an immediate impact when done well.  However, that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Many businesses spend lots of time and money on social media marketing without necessarily reaping the rewards.  It’s…
Christina Hamilton
September 16, 2020
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Get direct orders on Instagram with the food delivery feature for restaurants

We are delighted to announce that Flipdish is now a registered food ordering partner on Instagram, allowing customers to order directly from your restaurant or takeaway through the platform. The food ordering sticker is a brand new feature from Instagram and is designed to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. …
Conor Ward
July 2, 2020
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Steps to reopening a restaurant in COVID-19: Download our essential checklist

If you are the owner or manager of a restaurant, bar or café, the chances are you’ve had to close your doors during recent months due to the COVID-19 lockdown. That’s been the case for many thousands of hospitality businesses worldwide during the crisis, with operations and revenues suddenly halted. …
Conor Ward
June 10, 2020
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McKinsey: Digital capability and online ordering critical for restaurants during coronavirus crisis

“A strong online ordering presence, digital loyalty programs, and robust customer relationship management (CRM) systems have been lifelines for restaurants during this crisis, as levels of digital engagement among consumers have soared.” - McKinsey The globally renowned management consulting firm McKinsey & Company has identified digital capability as a crucial…
Conor Ward
May 29, 2020
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Sky News: Why restaurants should avoid food delivery marketplaces

In a recent interview with Sky News, Flipdish CEO and co-founder, Conor McCarthy, spoke about the dangers of restaurants listing their business on food delivery marketplaces. Not only do the marketplaces take sky-high commissions from restaurants, they also take their valuable customer data, putting at risk the relationship between the…
Ciaran Gallagher
May 21, 2020
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Survey reveals 70% of consumers want to order online direct from restaurants instead of marketplaces

Last year three of the largest food delivery marketplaces took an estimated £1 billion from UK restaurants, according to independent takeaway market analyst, Peter Backman. The estimate is based on UK 2019 revenues from the online marketplaces Just Eat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats. We wanted to find out exactly how…
Claire Sweeney
May 14, 2020
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Legendary takeaway KC’s returns to the delight of Cork public with a little help from Flipdish

Food lovers in Cork have been celebrating the news that legendary local chipper KC & Son & Sons has reopened for delivery this week.  It’s a milestone moment for the hugely successful and popular takeaway, which is simply known as KC’s among locals. They’ve been in business since 1958 but…
Conor Ward
April 27, 2020