Today’s CNN News video reinforces the idea that Twitter has become a critical business tool for restaurants. When people tweet about what they eat and what they think about the service, they communicate the bad and the good of a restaurant with their powerful network instantly. Traditional media, such as newspaper reviews, do not allow instant B2C and C2C communications and thus cannot compete with Twitter or other social media tools. The goal of using social media, of course, is to encourage customers to tweet about the good and to respond to the bad in a timely manner. Congratulations to those restaurants who have already communicated with their target customers in social media. For those who have not, what stops you from adopting a social media strategy?
In the unparalleled world of COVID-19, individuals are flooded with choices: whether it be what to eat or what church service to watch. While there are marketing strategies to get consumers to purchase products to immediately increase sales, it may be a more beneficial to engage with low spending consumers in the short term, so that businesses can keep them for the long term. Social media game strong During this time, it is crucial to keep social media posts constant and consistently more than ever before. A recent podcast by eMarketer reports that social media outlets such as Facebook have seen a significant rise in usage. The reality is that individuals have more time on their hands, which is why it is important for businesses to utilize their free time to create content for their social media channels. In a recent interview with the hospitality net, Leland Pillsbury stated “Customers are going to come back...And if you allow your competitors to reengage with the guests before