Different Ways to Market Your Restaurant Using Online Video

Different Ways to Market Your Restaurant Using Online Video

Do you ever wonder why a restaurant using online video is more appealing to customers? That is because using online video that represents your business can provide that “personal touch” your target audience needs. Videos are extremely popular with online visitors and can have a great impact on getting more customers into your restaurant.

Using Online Video Not only that, but using online video allows you to share more about your restaurant with viewers, which is extremely effective in converting them into customers. So here are the different ways to market your restaurant business using online videos;

Different Kinds of Using Online Video Marketing

Article Video Marketing

Online articles are also effective for getting traffic back to your website. But what if you could also have “video” articles floating around on the web sending traffic your way?

Online video articles are articles that have been placed on video with a narrator reading the content out loud. Once the videos are recorded, they should be distributed to various video sharing websites across the web as well as your own website.

If done correctly and professionally, article video marketing can really open some doors for your restaurant.

You can use these articles to talk about the different types of food you create, your food’s nutritional value, or anything else that would be useful to your target audience. However, be careful not to hard-sell by only talking about how great your restaurant is; focus on your customers.

The most important thing is that your videos are both entertaining and informative to keep your viewers engaged and wanting more.

Using Online Video Commercials

If you have ever wanted to invest in a TV commercial for your restaurant, but couldn’t due to the extremely high costs, then online video commercials may be the solution you’re looking for.

The internet has provided a vehicle for businesses to advertise their businesses to millions of online consumers. Video commercials are expected to become one of the main sources of media for companies across the world, and your restaurant should not be left behind.

Video commercials are simple, cost effective, and convenient. Best of all, they have the potential to reach a broad audience on the internet.

Unlike TV commercials, using online video commercials will always be there and internet users can view them whenever they want.  The other advantage is that the online video commercials posted outside of your website can link directly back to your restaurant’s official website. So if anyone wants more information, they will only be a click away.

Using Online Video for Product Demonstration

Restaurants today are scrambling to find new methods that will send more customers through their doors. Many are finding out that online video product demonstrations are great for converting visitors into customers.

Using online video product demonstrations can create awareness and let people see exactly what your restaurant has to offer. Most people prefer taking in information visually instead of reading text or listening to audio.

When people are reading about your restaurant’s food, it doesn’t have the same impact as them seeing live footage of the food. For instance, you can write a whole book on your website about how you prepare some of your most popular dishes. However, you will generate a better response by “showing” your visitors how you prepare these dishes. This will create more of a connection and also tempt some of them to come into your restaurant and enjoy some of the food personally.

A product demonstration video could also be a short video showing some of the activities that go on in your restaurant.

Marketing food should be easy since we all eat, but it’s not. However, using online video marketing can make it a lot easier by providing a first-hand view of what your restaurant has to offer.

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About Jim Slaton


Jim Slaton is the CEO of Main Street Marketing, a digital marketing agency that specializes in marketing automation. He is a digital marketing expert with extensive experience consulting in marketing automation, inbound-marketing and advanced marketing solutions focused on converting engagement into customer acquisition. Jim is a high energy speaker with an action packed life that is over flowing with valuable experiences to share with you and your company. Jim was a parachute stuntman with over 10,000 parachute jumps and the 2004 US National Champion of Parachuting. He was an Airborne Ranger in the US Army Special Operations and graduated from some of the military's toughest schools.

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