Category Archives: Facebook Tips for Restaurants

Facebook Like Gate Ends November 5

Are you aware that Facebook is putting an end to the "Like Gate"? It's true, the death of the Like Gate (or fan gate) is here!   Facebook's Update: Here’s what Facebook says in their Developer area: "You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or app content based on whether or not a person has liked a Page. It remains acceptable to incentivize people to login to your app, checkin at a place or enter a promotion Read more [...]

How to Link Facebook Pages with Multiple Locations

Facebook has made the shift to now allow stores with multiple Facebook Pages to tie those locations together and to show them as connected!  This is GREAT news! This formerly was only available to large brands and major companies in what was called the "Parent / Child" setup. This is an awesome new feature for restaurant chains and other multi-location businesses!  This means companies can have separate Facebook Pages for each location and have the valuable "check-in" feature enabled for Read more [...]

Using Facebook for your Restaurant

With Facebook becoming such an integrated and assumed part of daily life for the average person, most businesses recognize the value of using Facebook to increase their business and brand reputation. Restaurants are no exception. As the owner of a restaurant, bar, or eatery, it is critical that you put the power of social media to work for you! Here are Key ways Restaurants can use Facebook Effectively: 1. Offer Interesting Content on Facebook You need to connect with your community.  By Read more [...]

Five Facebook Marketing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Creating profitable Facebook pages takes time, effort, and strategy. It is not at all a "if you build it, they will come" once and done "field of dreams" type situation.  Facebook page marketing success takes time and effort.  As a developer of apps that over 80,000 businesses use on Facebook, we've seen a lot of Facebook Pages! Here are five common Facebook mistakes that small and medium businesses make on Facebook, and pointers on how your page can avoid such mistakes! 1. One Way Communication Social Read more [...]

6 Ways Restaurants Can Best Use Facebook

Facebook offers EVERY restaurant a great way to stay in touch with their customers and find new ones. The key is in providing timely information and great value. By offering regular, fun, social information and timely updates via Facebook posts, a page has started well! By then making sure you offer easy access to information, deals, and more RIGHT ON Facebook to would-be customers, restaurants can really benefit. This provides easy, fast, and immediate access and removes barriers of potentially Read more [...]