Promoting Your Restaurant Across Different Social Media Platforms | Yelp Blog

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How do you promote your business on social media effectively? By customizing your message for different social platforms. The Yelp Blog featured Cali BBQ Media Founder Shawn Walchef and his digital knowledge in a very informative restaurant marketing article by Callie Abraham. “Every platform has a unique audience,” the Cali BBQ owner said. “Every social […]

Brand It Like It’s Hot! | Phyllis Williams-Strawder (CKO Creator) | DH103

Phyllis Williams-Strawder of CKO Creator on the Digital Hospitality podcast

Phyllis Williams-Strawder knows hot brands always leave a mark. That’s why the creator of CKO Creator wants you to Brand It Like It’s Hot! Check out this Digital Hospitality podcast interview with Phyllis Williams-Strawder to learn about her insightful journey from barbecue to branding, becoming an entrepreneur, communicating online, using Clubhouse, and many more stories […]

Yelp is Not a Dirty 4-Letter Word — It’s a Digital Tool for Hyperlocal Reach

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Yelp is not a dirty four-letter word — despite what many restaurant owners think.  Here at Cali BBQ, we have found that Yelp is one of the best search engine optimized (SEO) online platforms that restaurants can use to connect with engaged customers near them.That’s why we gladly pay extra every month for powerful Yelp for […]

Fire and Family | Talking with Jason Ganahl of GQue BBQ in Colorado

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Jason Ganahl is the founder of GQue BBQ and a father of four.  Simply put, Jason Ganahl is a successful and busy man. But being busy didn’t happen overnight. At one point in time, the Colorado father/BBQ maven was a single man working his tail off in the corporate world. As fate would have it, […]

Podcasting from Rakovski, Bulgaria | Millennial Mayor Pavel Gudzherov | DH054

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As a Millenial Mayor, Pavel Gudzherov knows the power of social media firsthand. The 38-year-old leader of Rakovski, Bulgaria uses the digital tools available to him — and a willingness to always learn more — in order to show progress on projects, engage the community, and join the conversation. A leader has to be where […]

Guide to Success on Yelp for Small Business Owners | Emily Washcovick | DH042

Engaging with customers on Yelp could save your business. Direct engagement is key to online marketing. The best way for a small business to start directly communicating with their online audience right now is by owning and claiming a Yelp page. Serving as the Yelp Senior Field Marketing Manager and Small Business Expert, Emily Washcovick […]

Casey Adams | Rise of the Young | DH033

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What do Larry King, Tilman Fertitta, Rick Ross, Chris Voss all have in common? For starters, they’re all very successful. Secondly, they’ve all be interviewed by a 19-year-old from Virginia. That talented teen entrepreneur? Casey Adams. Casey Adam has amassed 219k Instagram followers, created a Top 50 podcast, and interviewed heavyweights in media, business and […]