[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text text_larger="no"]If you were to tell a restaurant owner ten years ago that they need to be on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, they most likely would’ve laughed at you. Back then smartphones were still in their early days and weren’t being fully utilized in the way that they are now. Nowadays, if you own a restaurant, one of the first things you should do once you establish your business is going online. Here is a list of social media networks and why your restaurant should be on them:[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text text_larger="no"]
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text text_larger="no"]Facebook was created in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with the intent of creating a social site where he could connect students at Harvard to one another. In retrospect, Zuckerberg probably didn’t realize how much of a social giant Facebook would become. Now in more recent times, Facebook is used for more than just social media. You can find a job, you can find a home to live in, and you can even date people now.
Since almost 2.36 billion people use Facebook, it’s a high traffic area for businesses, especially restaurants. For restaurants, Facebook has become somewhat of a customer service area. Customers can leave reviews or check-in to restaurants when they go out to eat. When a customer posts a review of your restaurant, a reply is needed almost immediately. No matter what kind of review it is, reply. In the Public Relations world, they say that “No comment is no good”.
If your restaurant is going to have a Facebook account, it’s essential that you add business hours, location, and phone number to your page. Doing this allows potential customers the ability to