November 22, 2022

Restaurant holiday marketing ideas to pump up season sales

Checklists, guides and downloadable resources deliver strategies and solutions to help maximize business throughout the holidays.
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Personalized marketing approaches, loyalty programs, and bounce-back coupons are just a few ways to convert new customers into regulars.

Mulling how to ready your restaurant for the holidays? It’s hard to be creative when the clock’s ticking. Visit the Holiday Hub for a wide range of exceptional, clever, ready-made marketing ideas designed to light your creative fuse this season. Resources include:

Marketing plans: Festive, small-business marketing plans that are quick and easy to set in place include mystery discount promos and flash sales, curb-side pickup promos, irresistible events (after hours exclusives or breakfast with Santa) and even gift-wrapping stations.
Ideas to increase gift card sales: Learn how to overpromote, hold drawings, increase visibility, create irresistible card designs and packages, and offer gift card experiences instead of dollars.
Ways to offer a thoughtful curb-side experience: Discover steps to turn a simple drop-off transaction into a memorable experience for holiday customers.

Strategies to deliver stellar service: Using personalized marketing approaches, loyalty programs, and bounce-back coupons—and ensuring your staff is happy (happy staff=happy customers)—are just a few ways to convert new customers into regulars.

Put the ideas to work in your business.

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