Social media – why use it and how to start

Sometimes it’s good to be reminded of the basics, such as, what exactly are we doing here on social media?  I listened in on a teleseminar presented by the National... Read More

Putting out an APB for restaurants not on Twitter

In addition to my birthday, March is always an exciting month, thanks to the annual Dine Around Seattle promotion. Seriously, what’s not to like about 28 great restaurants offering fantastic 3-course meals... Read More

Using all the tools in your toolbox

I just love, love, love what my “right coast” colleague Lara Dickson does at Twitter For Restaurants.  Besides constantly beating me to the punch with great ideas for restaurants on how to... Read More

Dine out – save a life

Today I stumbled across a reminder about a great organization/event for restaurants looking for a way to give back to the community – and really, shouldn’t we all be doing... Read More

Which Seattle restaurants have the most Twitter followers?

  Which restaurants in the Seattle area have the most followers on Twitter?  A client asked me this recently, so they could gauge where they rank among the 200+ restaurants... Read More

Bring customers in with “food holiday” promotions

Did you know there’s a National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day? Or a National Fettuccine Alfredo Day?  And as a restaurant, why should you care? Believe it or not, nearly every... Read More