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15 consumer-driven menu trends: Infographic

Diners are mobile, aware and always looking for the next big thing. How can restaurants keep up with trends and avoid fads? Check out our latest infographic to learn: What diners want now Locally sourced ingredients, more vegetarian and pescatarian options and smoky flavors are on... Read More

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Diner Trends of 2015: Capture Local Search

Using technology before, during, and after a diner’s visit Whether it’s an out-of-towner searching for a fancy meal before a broadway show or an executive taking a client out to lunch between meetings, diners have a lot on their plates. Diners want what they want, when... Read More

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What type of fitness studio should you open?

The growth of boutique fitness studios has taken off, especially in cities where large real estate with room for large quantities of gym equipment is hard to come by. Opening a boutique fitness studio can have smaller upfront costs and a greater reward, if done... Read More

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Don’t Be Scared To Share: The benefits of using social media as a small business owner

According to research done by the Ipsos Open Thinking Exchange, Americans spend an average of 3.2 hours a day on Social Media. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, the statistics can’t be ignored. Americans, as a whole, like to spend large amounts of time scrolling... Read More

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Getting to know: Rebecca Taylor

Finding SinglePlatform in April of 2014, Rebecca Taylor was looking for an opportunity that would allow her to help others achieve success while also continue her own professional development. Inspired to apply to SinglePlatform because of “how much the company had done in the short... Read More

Back-to-school spending: An opportunity to increase sales for computer repair shops and dry cleaners

As the summer comes to a close, pain in the pocketbook typically accompanies the start of a new school year. The back-to-school time period is usually the second busiest shopping event of the year; yet, this year’s statistics reveal a sharp decline in sales. Analysts... Read More

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NYC Restaurant Week: KRISTALBELLI

Situated in the heart of Midtown, Kristalbelli combines upscale dining with Korean barbecue – a truly unique experience that was only enhanced by Restaurant Week pricing. Arriving for our reservation at 7pm on a Friday night, we were greeted by two friendly, formally dressed hostesses.... Read More

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Wake up and smell the coffee: Why consumers are drawn to local coffee shops

Most Americans can’t start their day without a nice big cup of coffee. Whether it’s iced coffee, black coffee, hot coffee, or coffee brimming with cream, everyone has his or her preferences. What’s interesting is how the growth of gourmet coffee has truly skyrocketed. It... Read More