Business Control Center

Using Text Messaging for Restaurants

How people can connect to you?

  1. Users can connect to you by installing TheLocalProject App and clicking the connect icon on your business profile.
  1. Users can connect to you by texting your KEYWORD to 844-307-3500 or 866-866-7109

Getting users to connect with you.

  1. Add a form to your website asking people to subscribe to your messaging service, this is a great way to get people subscribed to both text messaging and email.
  1. Advertise your text messaging service on your social media accounts frequently.
  1. Use posters or table tents to promote offers that encourage people to join your list.
  1. Use contests to get more signups. For example, you could offer a chance to win dinner for two just for signing up.
  1. Talk to your customers and ask them to join your list.

Strategies for using SMS

  1. Having a slow night? Send out a message to your subscribers offering:
    1. Free beverage of their choice if they show the text message before a certain time.
    2. Free first round of beer or soda
    3. A free appetizer
    4. Free pitcher if your order exceeds X$
  1. Is there a big game or a pay-per-view event happening, send out a message and let you list know you have the event on multiple screens in your venue. Those that come to watch an event are sure to have a few beverages while they are there.

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