Now is the best time to print pizza menus if you haven’t already done so. Being in the food business, there really is untapped market if you are not offering delivery or takeout food – so it’s a must to include it in your daily operations. The question is, how can you make the most out of your print to go menus? Here’s a list of sure fire ways to succeed in it:
- Make a great first impression.
When you print carry out menus, pay close attention to even the smallest details. There are printing companies that offer full high-definition printing for takeout menus in different sizes including 8.5” x 11”; 8.5” x 14”; and 11” x 17”. When you have good-quality offset prints, your menu will leave a lasting impression to your customers. You don’t even need to invest in professional menu design – as long as there is a good balance between images and text and the overall design is attention-grabbing, you’re good to go.
- Aside from convenience, you must offer customers more benefits when printing takeout menu.
Why not make your menu printout double up as a discount coupon? Or, if you’re mailing out menus, you can include a copy of your business card which they can present to your store and use as a discount coupon. The more benefits you offer to your customers during the ordering process, the more loyal they will be to your brand.
- Display a blown-up version of your menu at your front window, or put a basket full of them right outside your front door.
If you have a sophisticated-looking pizzeria or a cute diner, there are still customers who might be hesitant to walk in because they think that they can’t afford the items in your menu. To discourage this, why not display a blown-up version of your menu at your front window? Or, put a basket full of your menu printouts right outside your front door. This way, people will have an idea about your food costs and they’ll feel more confident to order takeout or delivery.
- Place a menu inside every delivery or takeout bag.
Spreading the word about your business is key if you want to attract more and more customers. For this, you can look for other creative ways to distribute your to go menus. How about placing a menu inside each delivery or takeout bag? When you’re billing a supplier, you can include the menu inside the statement so that other people can try out your food. Instead of scrambling when a customer asks for a copy, make it convenient for them to pick one up by prominently displaying copies of the menu on each side of your counter, or right in front of the cashier. You can also post one in a public bulletin board, or send out the menus as mailers.
Follow these tips in marketing your food business and experience a surge in sales in no time at all.