Having an online presence is a must these days for any restaurant. It can boost engagement, brand recognition, and sales.
Start by crafting an irresistible online menu and sprinkle other ingredients like promotions and a sales optimized website to guarantee your success online.
You can do all of that with GloriaFood. Here’s how:
Having a PDF menu that customers have to download is a no-go. You need to create a menu that can be easily accessed and browsed from any device.
Here is what you need to create a restaurant menu that will have customers pressing the Order button in no time:
Structure the online menu into categories. Especially if you have a big menu. It makes it easy to glance through and find items.
Make it easy to customize a dish. Flexibility is good. Whether you offer multiple choices of sides for main dishes or tons of toppings for making your own pizza, everything should be simple and easy for the customer to understand and choose.
Another good thing about creating a menu for free using our restaurant menu maker is you get access to our promotion templates that you can customize to show different promotions to different types of customers.
Incentivize new & established customers into ordering more items or more often, with promos.
To do that, you need to start running multiple promos at the same time to appeal to different target audiences.
For instance ...
Remember, by using restaurant promotions, you can:
and secure loyalty
Once you have created your restaurant menu, it’s time to publish it on your website so people can start placing orders.
The best restaurant websites are not necessarily fancy and crowded with information.
Customers want to be served fast and have access to relevant information such as:
That’s why you need to publish the “See MENU & Order” button at the top of your homepage, so it’s the first thing hurried or hungry customers see.
To learn how to do that depending on your website builder, watch the video below:
If you don’t have a restaurant website yet, you can instantly get your own sales & SEO optimized website from us.
This will help you appear on the first page of Google for local searches and boost your online sales.
And the best part is there are no coding skills involved, you'll see.
Now that you have published the restaurant menu on your website, accepting online orders is a piece of cake. All you need to do is download the order taking app for Android or iOS on your smartphone or tablet.
You will be able to receive and confirm orders with the tap of a button, which is a lot more efficient than having someone answering calls and manually entering customers’ orders.
Not to mention that with the option “order for later,” you can accept orders 24/7, even while you sleep - completely free of charge.