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ROI Checker and the Human Nature Lab at Yale University Announce Research Collaboration to Advance Understanding of Human Connections and Contagion in Social Networks

ROI Checker and the Human Nature Lab at Yale University Announce Research Collaboration to Advance Understanding of Human Connections and Contagion in Social Networks

Collaboration focuses on improving knowledge regarding influence of social networks and individuals on dietary customs, microeconomic attitudes, and brand loyalty ROI Checker, an artificial intelligence platform owned by Smart Data Track, LLC, a private company located in Northern Virginia, and the Human Nature Lab at Yale University announced today the […]

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Restaurant Trends: All the World's a Social Media Stage

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 “staged event”–each dish prepared with the camera phone and immediate […]

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The Camera Culture and Restaurants: Tips to Make Your Plates Picture-Worthy

The Camera Culture and Restaurants: Tips to Make Your Plates Picture-Worthy

In today’s digital, social and image-sharing culture, it’s never been more crucial to make sure that the dishes coming out of your restaurant’s kitchen are picture-worthy. For example of what not to do, Pete Wells, restaurant critic for The New York Times, recently published a column, Your Eyes are Happier […]

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Cities Turn to Social Media to Police Restaurants

Cities Turn to Social Media to Police Restaurants

Restaurant inspections, which are usually conducted by city or county health departments, vary across the country in frequency and in how scores are computed and citations are handled. Most, however, include surprise inspections and cite restaurants for high-risk violations, such as a refrigerator’s temperature not being set at the proper […]

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The 10 Worst Restaurant Social Media Disasters

For big companies, social media is one of the trickiest domains to manage. It’s truly a minefield: you’re putting a message on Facebook or Twitter in real-time, with the goal of sparking a conversation, and anyone can reply, uncensored. In the restaurant industry (especially fast-food), where a new social media […]

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How to Protect Your Restaurant’s Online Brand

Have you checked out what customers are saying about your restaurant online? There are probably plenty of good comments from people who loved your food and were happy with their service. But what do you do when the online response is less than favorable? Bad reviews, negative tweets, and unhappy […]

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10 Facebook Timeline Contest Ideas You Can Start Now!

With 57 percent of all adult U.S. consumers on Facebook, it’s the perfect platform to promote your restaurant’s next social media contest. Facebook contests are a great way to enhance your restaurant’s visibility and social media engagement while giving something back to your loyal patrons and followers. If you’ve been […]

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Quick Tips to Improve Your Instagram Account

You might already have an Instagram account for your restaurant. If not, you definitely should—with over 60 million photos shared daily, it’s one of the most popular social media platforms! It can help you grow your bar or restaurant business—that is, if you use it correctly. If you think your […]

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4 Major Signs You Need to Invest in Social Media for Your Restaurant

If you aren’t yet on the social media bandwagon, you might be wondering how it could help your restaurant. Shouldn’t you be focusing on your food and service instead of managing your social media accounts? While great food and service will never go out of style, it’s foolish to think […]

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5 Instagram Mistakes Your Bar or Restaurant Should Avoid

With over 55 million pictures shared daily and 150 million monthly active users, there’s no denying that Instagram is a big deal. That’s a huge audience that you can tap into by using Instagram to promote your bar or restaurant. But not so fast! If you aren’t careful, your Instagram […]

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8 Ideas of Restaurant Pictures to Post on Your Social Media Sites

Of course your restaurant is active on social media. You talk back to your Twitter followers and engage your Facebook fans…but your following still isn’t as involved as you’d like. What gives? It may all go back to the adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Sure, replying to […]

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8 Surefire Ways to Amplify Your Social Media Reach

Are you looking to expand your social media reach? Even if you’re happy with your Twitter followers and your Facebook likes, there’s always room for improvement. But with so much to consider, social media can sometimes seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are a steps you can take to amplify your social […]

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Burger Wars: Burger King Reigns on Facebook While McDonald’s is the Biggest Mac on Twitter

Over the past fifty years, fast food chains have redefined the American dining experience. In the age of social media, public scrutiny is at an all time high, and these restaurants have a new opportunity to connect with and understand the interaction between fans and fast food. Unmetric, the leading […]

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Red Mango Introduces New “Honey Badger” Frozen Yogurt Flavor Using Only Social Media Source

Red Mango, rated America’s #1 Zagat-rated frozen yogurt and smoothies chain in the 2011 National Chain Restaurants Survey, has introduced its newest frozen yogurt flavor called “Honey Badger.” And the only way the company is promoting it to consumers outside of its stores is through social media. The first-ever social-only […]

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