Independent Restaurants

Digital Marketing for Independent Restaurants

Whether you leverage our easy-to-use software or call on our team of marketing experts, the tools for reaching your guests are at your fingertips.
Create Successful Email Campaigns Quickly and Easily

Fishbowl’s Local Email Marketing product brings superior technology to the independent operator — helping you leverage best practices in email marketing to deliver quality messaging about your brand, and drive repeat business using automated loyalty messaging. Fishbowl’s web-based tools are easy to use, but if you need help, our client support team is always available to help you build customer loyalty and generate return visits.

Build Your Restaurant’s Email List and Social Following

Fishbowl makes it easy for you to grow your list and your social media followers.  We offer in-store sign up slips and data entry services if you want us to handle the processing; join forms that you can embed into your website; full integration with Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare for publishing email campaigns and acquiring sign-ups.  You can create a Facebook Sweepstakes Tab directly from Fishbowl and you can also post content to a tab on your Facebook Page from our Custom Tabs functionality.

Take Control of Your Restaurant’s Online Reputation

Your online presence is much more than what you post on Facebook: social sites like Google Places and Yelp are becoming an ever-stronger influence on how people find and select restaurants. 86% of online Americans will search for a local business this year. Our Reputation Management product helps you stay on top of customer reviews, monitor your social buzz, track the online reputations of up to three competitors, and double check your online visibility. 

Let Us Handle Your Online Marketing – Fishbowl’s SM3 Team for Independent Restaurants

You can use our products or we can do your email and social media marketing for you and let you get back to the business of running your restaurant.  Our SM3 marketing services team can serve as an extension of your restaurant.  These restaurant marketers can run your email campaigns, build your list and social following, or manage your online presence. 



Fishbowl is proud to have been chosen by National Restaurant Association and 43 State Restaurant Associations as their preferred provider of on-demand restaurant marketing solutions.

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DIGITAL DINING was originally designed for the independent restaurant, but with greatly enhanced systems, software flexibility and non-proprietary hardware platform, has successfully expanded into many verticals including night clubs and bars, multi-unit operations, quick service restaurants, fast casual restaurants, hotels, country clubs, food courts, hospitals, universities, movie theatres, bowling centers, casino, racetracks, and virtually every type of food service operation.

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