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How To Use Facebook to Grow Your Business

February 23, 2017 Samuel L James Jr

How To Use Facebook to Grow Your Business

Facebook has become one of the greatest resources available online for business owners seeking to grow valuable relationships with the general public. Thanks to its integration on nearly every platform, Facebook serves as a linchpin for personal communication, advertisements, customer service for nearly every industry. Here are some ways you can leverage this social media platform to grow your own restaurant or bar. Why You Should Create a Business Page With nearly two billion people worldwide using Facebook it is easy to see the business potential, especially for small companies that serve a restricted geographic area like a bar or...


Bar Consultants! Why your business needs one!

January 20, 2017 Samuel L James Jr

Bar Consultants! Why your business needs one!

A bar is only as profitable as the person behind the drinks – so you better have a person who knows what they’re doing! A bar consultant can turn a lackluster venue into a sustainable enterprise in a reasonable amount of time. But what is a bar consultant, and why should your business utilize their services? We have a few ideas. Dollars and Sense Employing a bar consultant to assist with analyzing revenues and operating costs is a smooth business move because as much as it’s fun to offer this type of perk, it has to be worth it fiscally...


Improving Your Holiday Sales with Seasonal Offerings

December 11, 2016 Samuel L James Jr

Improving Your Holiday Sales with Seasonal Offerings

With Thanksgiving and Halloween already under our belt and winter coming up quickly, it’s time to consider how to adapt your menu to improve sales this holiday season. December can be one of the biggest sales months for restaurants, bars, and cafes. Learning how to cater your selection to customers looking for drinks in the spirit of the season will not only boost sales, but make your business stand out amongst competitors.   Seasonal menu offerings help tell your customers you understand want they want this time of year, and you can put them at ease in a unique and...


6 Crucial Steps To Becoming the Owner of a Bar/Restaurant!

November 06, 2016 Samuel L James Jr

6 Crucial Steps To Becoming the Owner of a Bar/Restaurant!

So you want to get into the bar/restaurant business, huh?  And why shouldn’t you? With $782.7 Billion in projected annual sales for 2016 according to the National Restaurant Association ($19.9 Billion representing Bars and taverns alone), this industry is BOOMING!  (Click Here for a great snapshot of industry information; in fact the stats I am quoting in this article can be seen here). If you’re currently working in a bar or restaurant right now and you’re dreaming of owning your own place someday, not only are you not alone, but you’re in GREAT company!  According to the National Restaurant Association,...


How To Improve Your Bar/Restaurant with Social Media

October 15, 2016 Samuel L James Jr

How To Improve Your Bar/Restaurant with Social Media

So, you’ve realized your dream: You’re the proud owner of a restaurant and/or bar. It’s an incredible feeling, isn’t it? However, if you’re new to the small business game, you’ve quickly found that a load of fresh questions come along with this initial feeling of euphoria. And even if you’re a long-time restaurant or bar owner, the burgeoning online world of social media brings with it new, often worrisome considerations: What social media channels should my restaurant or bar be on? Do I need to post updates every day? Do I even need social media? It’s all a bit overwhelming,...