Articles You Should Read – July Edition

I’ve been doing a monthly post consisting of important restaurant industry articles that I’ve come across. These posts seem to have become pretty popular so…here’s the July Edition. Enjoy!

Technology and the Independent Pizzeria

I love independent pizzerias and never noticed the lack of their use of technology until I read this article. Now, I fear for the independent pizzeria’s life. When you go to an independent, “Mom & Pop” establishment, you go there for the unique atmosphere and flavors you don’t get with the corporate big boys. Most…

Important Social Media Marketing Trends for the Service Industry in 2016

The new year brings the opportunity to discuss what we think some of the important social media marketing trends for the service industry will be in 2016. The importance of social media will only increase in the future, which means it’s important for business operators and owners to stay up to date. It’s never a…

76 Top Wedding Venues

The essential Brides magazine published this list in 2014. We thought we’d share it with you here on Serviceable because beauty alone doesn’t make a venue successful. Two other components are service and food, and you can bet you’ll find the best of both at these locations. The thing we love most about the wedding…

Freebies: Which free gifts work best?

Free stay. Free drinks. Free breakfast. Kids eat free. It seems that offering freebies has become the “go-to” marketing tactic by hospitality and service industry businesses these days. Priceline.com even has a whole page on their site dedicated to Hotel Freebies. The page allows you to search through thousands of hotels offering discounts on stays,…

Service and Food Trends of 2016

2016 promises to be another big year in the hospitality industry. This year we can expect the mobile phone app to truly take over as the way your guests will interface with your business. Because of this, hotel services and amenities will change drastically.