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Employee Retention for Restaurants

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What makes a server want to stay at one restaurant vs another? We interviewed a server, Kenzie, at a popular downtown restaurant to find out! Question: What qualities made you choose to work at the restaurant your are currently employed at? Answer: “The company and the bosses are super nice and willing to talk to […]Read More

How Companies are Using IGTV

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Instagram recently released a new feature on their app called IGTV that shows vertical full screen videos, up to an hour long, for the accounts you follow. Instagram’s CEO and Founder Kevin Systrom describes the feature as “Just like turning on the TV, IGTV starts playing as soon as you open the app. You don’t […]Read More

5 Tips for Customer Retention

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In the restaurant industry especially, repeat customers make up a significant amount of your business. According to investor and entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, the likelihood of a first time customer returning to a restaurant that they enjoyed, is about 40%. If they come back the second time and have another positive experience, there is about a […]Read More

Social Media Tactics for Restaurants

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How do people find new restaurants to try? Most people turn to the internet! While having a presence on sites like Yelp is a must, restaurants should also have a presence on social media. Whether you choose to use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or a combination of multiple popular social media sites, here are a few […]Read More

Common Mistakes of Restaurant Accounting

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Let’s say you have a great homemade pizza recipe and you want to open a restaurant. You’re a great cook, but you have no business experience. Restaurants are known to be one of the most difficult businesses to start. According to a study done by The Ohio State University, over half of all new restaurants […]Read More

How Slack is Changing Workplace Communication

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How many emails are currently sitting in your inbox that you have not responded to? Probably more than you would like to admit. Email is an important tool in business communication, but more and more companies are finding that it is not as effective for internal communication. So stop frantically responding to emails that you […]Read More

Is Coffee the New Lunch?

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Does anyone really have the time for business lunches anymore? Long business lunches can be daunting, especially if you have never met the other person before. You may also lose precious time that could be spent in the office doing work. So pack yourself some leftovers from last night’s dinner to avoid spending money or […]Read More

Coworking

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What happens when a startup company has no office? Of course, working from home is an option. After all, with all the technologies companies use now it is easy to stay in touch with co workers or clients. But there are some problems associated with working from home. How do you know your employees will […]Read More

In Depth Look at Bellevue Family Dental

In this edition of Entrepreneurs in Depth, the BookWerks team takes a trip to the dentist.  Join us, as go behind the scenes of Bellevue Family Dental, with owner, Dr. Kevin Wall.  Find out what kind of person becomes a dentist, and some of the challenges dentists face as entrepreneurs.  Read More

In Depth Look at iReport Source

iReport Source is the only integrated digital workspace to manage workers’ compensation and safety to lower cost and improve outcomes. They empower businesses to move from a fault-finding to fact-finding collaborative safe, happy, and healthy workplace.Read More