Wilsonville, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2011
Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA) announces endorsement of Fishbowl, the leader in online marketing solutions for the restaurant industry.
Restaurants have unique challenges that call for more than a one-size fits all solution. From acquiring and retaining valuable guests to being budget conscious and increasing sales, restaurateurs have a lot of responsibilities to juggle. But when it comes to increasing sales through online marketing, Fishbowl has Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association members covered. Through our new partnership with Fishbowl and the National Restaurant Association, ORLA brings you Fishbowl’s revenue-driving tools at an exclusive members-only discount.
From its founding, Fishbowl has worked to help restaurant operators with what matters most – driving repeat traffic and growing revenue. Through their industry-leading email marketing solutions, Fishbowl helps restaurants generate revenue with comprehensive, cutting-edge technologies that are designed specifically for the hospitality industry - the only industry Fishbowl serves.
Expand the reach of your messaging with Fishbowl’s easy to use Email Marketing solutions. Fishbowl allows your business to shine, creating high-quality email campaigns without the need of any technical knowledge. Reward your loyal guests with great offers, store newsletters and “member-only” specials, and reap the benefits through increased revenue, customer frequency and brand awareness. Fishbowl has now made it easy to capture valuable guest information from your social media campaigns, such as Facebook and Twitter. Fishbowl also makes it simple to build your email list, providing data entry tools to make it a snap for you and your staff to capture your guests email addresses.
As a member of the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association, you can now take advantage of exclusive pricing on Fishbowl’s already affordable online marketing solutions, as part of this exclusive partnership between ORLA, the National Restaurant Association and Fishbowl. ORLA becomes the 39th state restaurant association to exclusively endorse Fishbowl’s online marketing solutions for association members.
“We are pleased to bring our members a new marketing and retention tool that is customized to the needs of the restaurant industry. There is a reason Fishbowl is endorsed by the NRA and 39 State Restaurant Associations; they are an effective quality service with a member discount benefit,” says Steve McCoid, president & CEO of Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association.
“Creating and sustaining an effective marketing program is a challenge for all operators, and especially for the time and budget-strapped independent restaurateurs. Our new partnership with the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association and the National Restaurant Association is a terrific way to get the word out about a turn-key program that has already been proven,” said Scott Shaw, founder and CEO of Fishbowl. “As a company that is exclusively focused on the restaurant industry, we share a common commitment with the SCHA to this industry’s long-term health, and to helping operators grow their business.”
Join us for a webinar, providing an inside look as to how Fishbowl can help Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association members on March 14 @ 10 a.m. Follow the link to register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/923115400
To schedule a demo or for more information on exclusive special pricing for SCHA members, call 800.836.2818.
For more information about Fishbowl’s member benefits, contact Oregon Restaurant & Lodging association at 503.682.4422 or via email to membership (at) oregonrla (dot) org.
About the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association
Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association is the leading business association for the foodservice and lodging industry in Oregon, which is comprised of over 9,000 foodservice locations and 2,500 lodging establishments with a work force of 170,000 employees, and a total economic impact of $6.9 billion - making it the cornerstone of the economy, career opportunities and community involvement. The association works to advocate, protect, train and promote the foodservice and lodging industry.
Alexandria, VA- based Fishbowl, Inc. is proud to partner with ORLA and NRA to provide exclusive member pricing, up to 10% off of their industry leading online & email marketing solutions. Fishbowl is a leading provider of on-demand marketing, serving over 40,000 restaurant locations, with over 50 million opt-in list members.