On Point: the restaurant technology blog

Online Ordering: How to Drive Traffic, Order Frequency & Ticket Size

Posted by Tricia Hoy on Sun, Apr 21, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

Pizza and delivery restaurants are making more money with online ordering. SpeedLine POS users can choose from a number of fully integrated web and mobile ordering providers. Today two of those online technology partners, Real Time Ordering and Brygid Technologies, share tips on driving traffic, order frequency, and ticket size online.

Online ordering technology is transforming the way delivery and carryout restaurants do business. Owners report increases in order volume, frequency, ticket size, and service quality.

We asked SpeedLine partners Real Time Ordering (RTO) and Brygid Technology to share tips and best practices for increasing online sales:

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Topics: Customer Service, How-to, Industry Experts, Insights and Best Practices, Listening to your Customers, mobile ordering, online ordering, pizza POS, POS choice, restaurant, Restaurant Management, restaurant management, Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Technology, SpeedLine Customers, SpeedLine POS, SpeedLine user, SpeedLine users

Consumer Trends in the Restaurant Industry: What do your Guests Really Want?

Posted by Tricia Hoy on Sun, Apr 21, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

I see articles all the time about the latest trends influencing the habits of restaurant guests. Regardless of the trend of the week, the message is the same. Your guests’ wants, needs, and expectations drive their restaurant choices, and capitalizing on trends early helps restaurant companies compete in this challenging business.

The last decade has seen restaurants scaling back and closing doors. A struggling economy has caught too many ill prepared. To flourish in this environment, restaurant operators have had to pay close attention to consumer trends.

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Topics: How-to, Industry Experts, Insights and Best Practices, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Marketing

Protecting your POS Investment: Choosing a System for Growth

Posted by Tricia Hoy on Sun, Apr 21, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

A POS system is an investment in your restaurant’s future success. With new mobile and web technologies driving change in the restaurant industry, it’s more critical than ever to choose scalable point of sale technology with the flexibility to grow with your business needs.

The last thing any restaurant owner or IT executive wants is to invest in a new POS solution and go to all the work of integrating it into their business operations, only to discover a few months or years later later that their "new" technology solution is now lagging, obsolete, and holding them back.

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Topics: Customer Service, How-to, Industry Experts, Insights and Best Practices, pizza POS, point of sale, POS choice, restaurant, Restaurant Management, restaurant management, restaurant POS, Restaurant Technology, restaurant technology, SpeedLine user, SpeedLine users

POS Quick Tips - 2 Minutes to Higher Profits: Shift Snapshots

Posted by Tricia Hoy on Sun, Apr 21, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

Most POS systems can help track labor costs and manage employees, but the more advanced ones also include tools designed to help you summarize and compare the performance of your shift managers.

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Topics: Customer Service, employee management, How-to, Industry Experts, Insights and Best Practices, POS choice, Restaurant Management, restaurant management, Restaurant Marketing, SpeedLine Customers, SpeedLine POS, SpeedLine user, SpeedLine users

Battling the Fast Food Epidemic: Make your Restaurant Kid Friendly.

Posted by Tricia Hoy on Sun, Apr 21, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

Convenience is the number one driver for busy families when choosing a place to eat. Fast food remains a popular choice, not only because of the convenience of the drive-thru, but because of the accessibility to menu choices for every age group.

Where I live, a busy community just outside a large, metropolitan city, there is a fast food chain on almost every corner. And scattered nearby are large restaurant chains that cater mostly to the younger, hip crowd—those without children to cart along on their nights out. I’ve tried taking my children to a few; it hasn’t been a success yet.

Here are 4 tips to improve the ‘kid-friendly’ rating of your own restaurant, and capitalize on your ability to provide a healthier option than the fast food chain down the street:

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Topics: Customer Service, How-to, Industry Experts, Insights and Best Practices, Listening to your Customers, pizza POS, point of sale, POS choice, Restaurant Management, restaurant management, Restaurant Marketing, restaurant marketing, SpeedLine Customers, SpeedLine POS, SpeedLine user, SpeedLine users

Restaurant Management: 5 Ways You Can Use Technology to Deliver Better Customer Service

Posted by Tricia Hoy on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:04 AM

A new survey by Technomic shows consumers want to see and use new technology during their dining experience. The restaurant industry has been slow to adopt new ordering and dining technology, but chains (including a number of SpeedLine POS users) are now starting to take advantage of technology solutions to provide a better guest experience.

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