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Restaurant Marketing Channels [CHART]


The vast majority (94%) of restaurant operators who have placed ads on TV say that the ads are either very of somewhat effective in increasing overall revenue for their restaurant, finds the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in a May 2012 survey sponsored by LivingSocial. Among operators who had used each of the various marketing communication forms identified, TV ads were rated effective by the largest proportion of respondents, beating out emails to consumers (90%), ads in local papers (88%), brochures/menus left on consumers’ doorsteps (87%), and participation in a coupon booklet (84%). Social media posts also scored highly, with 84% of respondents rating them effective in driving increased revenue, ahead of other digital communication forms such as emails via daily deals providers (78%), internet ads (76%), and SEO (70%). Read the rest at Marketing Charts.