The ABCs of Social Media for Restaurants (pt 2)

I’ve always liked the smart aleck question/analogy “what’s the ROI of your telephone?”  You don’t know when that phone is going to ring (or if!) but you have to have... Read More

The ABCs of Social Media for Restaurants (pt 1)

As a restaurant, you know your customers are using social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook. As a restaurant social media consultant, I know my customers (restaurant owners/chefs) often... Read More

Who me? Sexiest food peeps in Seattle? Thank you!

I typically hate surprises – but the one that landed on December 29 might change my mind forever on the joy of being surprised! Thanks to the lovely award-winning food... Read More

11 Ways Restaurants Can Use Social Media During Restaurant Week

Seattle is all abuzz about Seattle Restaurant Week (SRW), a promotion that runs through Oct 27 at more than 150 local restaurants.  But most of the talk you hear on social... Read More

Catching up with Karen

As many of you have noticed, I’ve been very busy the past six months with my social media marketing and consulting, food blogging and various other business activities with entrepreneurs!  As... Read More

Small Business Owners Benefit Most From Social Media

Dear Edmonds (or other small town) Business Owners: Would any of the following benefits be helpful to your business? increased exposure increased traffic on your website better search engine results... Read More