Pa, PA (PressExposure) June 02, 2014 -- Marketing activities on the online space is currently proving more worthwhile than conventional marketing methods. The reasons are simple:
Easier to implement
Easier to manage
Does not require manpower
Easy to monitor
These obvious advantages have driven businesses to shift their focus online. However the ones making the most use of the internet for marketing are new businesses. The self employed folks who run their businesses from home and the new age twenty something entrepreneurs are immensely thankful to the internet and social media marketing for helping them grow their business.
Social Media marketing comes with the added advantage of being able to directly interact with customers and prospects. The feedback time is also amazing. This is hence an excellent place to resolve customer grievances in a timely manner. The other fantastic benefit to social media marketing is a more tangible one. It can be done for FREE. Yes, you read right. Creating social media accounts for your business doesn't cost you anything. It also doesn't cost anything to make regular posts and interact with customers. It only costs if you intend to advertise or avail special features which you can very well do without.
Social media for restaurants
The restaurant business is a key B2C business. The customers are direct beneficiaries of the products and services. This means that this kind of business is ideal for social media. Pictures of food and happy customers is an instant attraction to all those who like the particular restaurant. The 'visual' factor with restaurants is big that when played up, it can be a solid contributor to business growth.
Integra web services have been exploring social media for restaurants and have come up with the following conclusions
1)3 out of 10 people use social media to pick a restaurant
2)Your social media audience is twice as likely to dine in your restaurant compared to others
3)Word of mouth marketing plays a very important role in the success of a business
4)Social media is the current best place for widespread word of mouth marketing
5)Facebook check-ins are doing wonders for restaurants
6)These benefits should be plenty for restaurants to be on social media. Integra web services having studied this closely know exactly how to 7)leverage social media for marketing a restaurant.
8)If you own a restaurant or catering business, social media marketing is necessary. Integra web services would be glad to assist!
Integra Global Solutions Corp
101 Bradford Road #209
Pittsburgh, PA - 15090
Tel: 412 267 1529