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Coffee Shops

Advice Connect for
Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Advice Connect is particularly well suited for restaurants and coffee houses to build brand awareness for consistent growth and to fill seats on just a few hours notice. Advice Connect helps you accomplish your goals by making your business more effective online.

Online customers are fragmented among various websites, social media places, email and other online hangouts. Advice Connect helps you reach them no matter where they are. More importantly, Connect helps you reach the local customers who are often the most difficult to reach online.

What do you want to do? How Advice Connect helps you get it done.

Improve customer growth

In order to attract more customers, you need to raise your exposure to the community and create a brand around your food and drinks. For example – Jeff’s Burgers – Best hamburger in the community!

  1. Raise your profile in the community by posting articles and distributing to See below for a list of article ideas. (PR & Content – Post an article)
  2. Raise your profile on Google with additional articles and events on your Connect site. (PR & Content – Post an article, Post an event)
  3. Raise your profile with previous clients by distributing those articles through email and social media.
  4. Increase your reach by adding new contacts to your email list and encouraging people to follow your social media accounts. (Marketing – Import new members)
  5. Raise your profile with consistent local advertising.

Estimated time: 30-90 minutes

Article Ideas

Here are some article ideas you can use as starting points to raise your profile in the community.

  • Recent celebrations at your establishment.
  • Recent celebrity sightings at your establishment.
  • New entrees or desserts.
  • Seasonal receipes.

If you need help writing, BubbleLife also provides a list of Advice Connect Certified Consultants who can help you plan and write content that gets you noticed.

Fill seats on short notice

You’ll need to work towards this goal by building a text messaging list of customers which Connect can help you do with almost no effort.

  1. Set up a mobile coupon to get customers signed up to your text message list (Advertising – Mobile coupon)
  2. Schedule a text message promotion. (Marketing – Schedule a text message)

Estimated time: 15 minutes

Sell more catering

You’ll need to reach out to previous customers with timely announcements of catering menus and offers.

  1. Schedule social media posts with latest menus and specials. (Marketing – Schedule a social media post)
  2. Schedule an email with latest menus and promotions. (Marketing – Create a new email)

Estimated time: 15 minutes

Get more people at your events

In order to increase attendance, you’ll need to let more people know about the open house and encourage them to pass the word along to friends and family.

  1. To get the event and your name in front of Google, post the event to your Connect Site calendar. (PR & Content – Post an event)
  2. To get the word out to your customers, schedule multiple event announcements on all your social media accounts. (Marketing – Post message to social media)
  3. To get free advertising for the event, post a classified ad on the community with the date, time and location. (Go to the community classifieds – Post classified)

Estimated time: 10 minutes