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Top San Francisco Restaurant Supply Stores

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Thinking about starting your own restaurant? Looking to change décor and hardware in your current restaurant? Check out some of the most popular Supply Stores used by restaurants of all types in San Francisco.   The Restaurant Depot The Restaurant … Continue reading

5 Ways to Use Instagram For Your Business

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If you haven’t thought of implementing Instagram as part of the digital marketing strategy for your San Francisco Bay Area business, now is the time to start. Even if you already use Instagram for branding or customer engagement, re-evaluate your … Continue reading

Finding the Best San Francisco Bay Area Sushi Restaurant

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For locals and visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area alike, sushi is a popular cuisine choice that the coastal Bay Area caters widely to. The expansive sushi dining options throughout the San Francisco Bay Area range from cheap, on-the-go … Continue reading

How Small Businesses Can Turn Growth Goals into Reality

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Growth can mean many different things, especially since not all small businesses are the same. Growth also doesn’t always have to mean expansion. Here is some advice on how small businesses can determine the best path to growth for their … Continue reading

Hiring a Chef for Your Restaurant

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When hiring an experienced chef, accommodating to their personal style and ego could be hard to deal with. A new chef, especially with the title “Executive Chef”, will be excited to have their individuality to shine. The number one important … Continue reading

5 Ways to Improve Your Website Videos

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As technology integrates itself into business, entertainment and our everyday, visual media has become one of the primary ways to communicate information and ideas. The human mind naturally prefers vision so integrating visual content into your business’s campaign is key … Continue reading

Expert Advice: When to Start a Business?

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“What do the Experts Say About When to Start a Business?” David Mitroff, Ph.D., was featured in a Smart Business Hacks advice article about when to start a business. They asked many entrepreneurs and other small business experts and the responses … Continue reading

Industry Expert Tips: Build a Brand on Social Media

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David Mitroff, Ph.D. was interviewed for an expert roundtable blog article on developing a brand for businesses via social media strategies.  While developing your business’ brand and story requires strategy, there is now the expectation of implementing marketing efforts around social media. In fact, it … Continue reading

Actionable Tips for Restaurant Social Media

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David Mitroff, Ph.D. wrote a guest blog article for OnDeck, a financial service company based in New York. As a Marketing Expert, he shared tips regarding restaurant social media strategies, leveraging these platforms as tools for brand marketing: Is Your Restaurant Social Media … Continue reading

Overrated Interview Questions

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David Mitroff, Ph.D., was featured in an article for LA Intronet, a recruitment industry specializing on Sage, Finance and IT positions across all industries, about the 10 top most overused and overrated interview questions. As job seekers are preparing for job … Continue reading

Reaching Consumers by Showing Empathy

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David Mitroff, Ph.D., was featured in ANA Magazine about focusing on empathy within marketing. Effectively marketing to the biggest demographic of consumers can require some measured and well-thought out approach. Most brands can successfully attract the Millennials to their products and … Continue reading

Side Show: Side dishes can be star players on restaurant menus

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There’s no need to sideline your side dish offerings! David Mitroff, Ph.D. was interviewed and featured in el Restaurante Magazine in an article on how side dishes can be incorporated into a main meal. There are creative ways to utilize the side dishes themselves … Continue reading

Call Forwarding

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Ever missed an important business call because you were out of the office? Or needed to run an errand but didn’t want to leave the office phone unattended? Call forwarding is innovating the business space, as you can now take … Continue reading

“Lost Your Biggest Customer? Here’s Your Survival Plan”

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It’s easy to let yourself rely on big, lucrative clients. But what happens if they ditch you? David Mitroff, Ph.D. was interviewed and featured in the March 2017 issue in Inc. Magazine in an article that discusses how to recover … Continue reading

“Social Media Users Post About Their Dogs Six Times Per Week”

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Featured in NBC News, David Mitroff, Ph.D. gave his insight about the most popular social media subject: dogs. There is a new study that claims dog owners post pictures and type bout their pet dog on social media an average of six times per week. … Continue reading

3 Ways Bay Area Hotels Can Improve Their Free Wi-Fi Services

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“Do you have free Wi-Fi? What is the password?” are perhaps most frequently asked questions a hotel front desk agent in the Bay Area receives at check-in and on the phone. If a hotel business does not offer free Wi-Fi … Continue reading

Top Party Boat Rental Companies In The Bay Area

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Top Party Boat Rental Companies In The Bay Area With the beautiful San Francisco Bay views and famous skyline, the Bay Area boasts a large array of party boat rental companies. Each company has different amenities, prices, and overall customer … Continue reading

WP Engine’s Performance Tool: Evaluate Your Website Speed

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Every second counts, optimize your WordPress website with the Performance Tool from WP Engine Now that it’s expected for any business to have a website, it’s critical to see how well your webpages are doing in terms of growing your business. It … Continue reading

Direct Mail Campaigns: Junk or Not?

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              Direct mail campaigns send information and marketing advertisements to people through the postal service. Marketers in the Bay Area can target the UC Berkeley campus community with direct mail pizza coupons. Communities in … Continue reading

Seafood Watch – A Partnership for Better Food and a Healthier Environment

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For any San Francisco Bay Area restaurant that prepares seafood, you can consider partnering with Seafood Watch, an organization that stems from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Seafood Watch seeks to bring awareness to environmentally friendly fishing and farming techniques. Both … Continue reading

“Meet the Bay Area’s fastest-growing private companies of 2016”

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David Mitroff, Ph.D., was featured in San Francisco Business Times regarding the top fastest-growing private companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and what common attributes they all have in common. “What these companies do have in common, regardless of … Continue reading

Utilizing Social Media for Law Firms

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There are several prominent social media platforms that offer San Francisco Bay Area law firms unique ways to reach new and existing clients. Instead of relying solely on a website, firms can take advantage of Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to … Continue reading

Lessons to be learned from the TV Show Hotel Impossible

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Hotel Impossible is a reality TV show on Travel Channel, featuring a hospitality expert Anthony Melchiorri and his team giving professional advice and consultation to hotels. This popular show is at its 7th season already since it began airing in … Continue reading

Hiring and Staffing in the San Francisco Bay Area

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You’ve just received a second resignation at your San Francisco engineering office, and you need an experienced person fast. Do you post the job on your company website and hope for the best, engage the services of a recruiter, or … Continue reading

UC Berkeley’s Top Business Clubs: “Are you interested in business?”

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UC Berkeley’s Top Business Clubs: “Are you interested in business?”  UC Berkeley is one of the top academic institutions in the country, and with its large and diverse student body, there is no shortage of clubs to join. Check out some … Continue reading

How Luxury brands market their products differently than traditional products

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In today’s competitive market, real luxury brands need to find a way to connect with customers in more creative ways without loosing its cachet and mystique, but how can luxury brands distinguish themselves from mainstream brands and traditional luxury? It … Continue reading

Advertising Techniques to Learn from T-mobile

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T-Mobile has taken an innovative and game-changing approach to marketing its wireless service. By taking a risk and condemning its own industry and competitors, T-Mobile was able to gain 22 million subscribers. Here are a few strategies from T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” … Continue reading

How To Be a Business to Business Broker

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When it comes to opening a restaurant or retail business,” location, location, location” is as important as the operation of a business. The facilitator of the buying and selling process is the business broker, a position of which is often … Continue reading

How Much Do Keynote Speakers Charge?

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Are you looking to transform your event or conference? Hiring the perfect keynote speaker will guide the conversation and establish a theme that will encourage, inspire, and unify your audience. There are many factors that determine the price range of … Continue reading

6 Ways to Create a Competative Edge With Mobile Marketing.

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Mobile marketing is, quite simply, how it sounds—marketing on, with or through a mobile device. With technology at the forefront of today’s society, it would be crazy for businesses to not take advantage of technology. Between the many modes of … Continue reading

Top 10 Bay Area Technology Law Firms

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Nowadays lawyers can accommodate you with everything, however, when it comes to the large population of the Bay Area tech industry, you need to make the best decision in order to gain an advantage in this competitive market. Here is … Continue reading

San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Marketing

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Real Estate Marketing can simply be print-out listing posted on the community board by the local park and rec. Real Estate itself is the trade of selling and buying properties from homes, to office space or a corporate building. The … Continue reading

TOP 5 CRM Softwares for Small Business Competitive Advantage

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When it comes to data optimization, and thorough information analysis for potential or current leads, CRM software as a service is your best bet for business operations. CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, a nationwide business development tool, used by … Continue reading

How to Publish a Successful Post on LinkedIn

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As the leading professional networking site in the world, LinkedIn has transformed the traditional process of recruitment and job search. Recruiters largely use LinkedIn to buy access to data about LinkedIn users for hiring purposes. Job seekers use this space … Continue reading

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

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The renowned Haas School of Business is the oldest business school at a public university in the United States, and is consistently ranked within the top ten business schools in the world by the US News & World Report. A … Continue reading

2015 Bay Area Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurants

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Published for over more than hundred years, the Michelin Guide is the oldest restaurant reference guide in the world. Known for propelling the success of restaurants with their star rating system, the Michelin Guide also publishes a Bib Gourmand list, … Continue reading

Brand Advocates; New Age Marketing

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Are you looking for free marketing, special perks, and a steady growing base of dedicated customers? No, this is not a dream. Whether you’re looking for free and easy marketing for your start up or current business or you’re a … Continue reading

Hospitality 101: Different Types of Accommodation and Marketing

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Everyone wants to travel the world and they all need a place to stay when they get there. That’s where you come in. If you’re looking to open up a hotel in the San Francisco Bay Area, or already own … Continue reading

What is Hootsuite and How to Use It for Business

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Hootsuite is a social media management tool, founded by Ryan Holmes in 2008, made specifically to enhance the social media experience for businesses. From large and small sized businesses and agencies, to corporations and government entities, Hootsuite is used to … Continue reading

Shared Workspaces in the Bay Area: WeWork and What Makes It Different

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Are you new to the Bay Area and hoping to expand your network? Do you need to book a meeting room when you travel? Do you want a flexible workspace nearby?   With a rise in flexible work options and … Continue reading

Twitter for Business

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It’s no secret that in this day and age your business has to be connected via each and every social media platform. Of course, this would involve having a twitter as well. However, for a successful social media footprint, you … Continue reading

Ted Talk, The Key to Success? Grit

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Angela Lee Duckworth purports that the key to success manifests not in an astronomical IQ or dashing good looks, but in grit, which she equates to passion and perseverance for the long haul. She describes grit to entail having stamina, … Continue reading

Advancing Your Business with Google+

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Google is the most common search engine in the world. Learning how to utilize it for your business is imperative for your online success. In cities like San Francisco and Oakland, nightlife and businesses are multiplying constantly. To distinguish your … Continue reading

Inner City Advisors in the Bay Area

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Inner City Advisors is an Oakland based organization that works with small business owners to create a more effective economic ecosystem by helping companies develop and create more jobs for local residents in the Bay Area. ICA works with entrepreneurs, … Continue reading

Summary of Piedmont Avenue Services

  • Business Development Consulting
  • Customer Experience; Loyalty Marketing Programs
  • Brand Awareness and Positioning
  • Business & Sales Strategy
  • Internet Social Media Marketing
  • Website and Internet Marketing Optimization
  • Managed Marketing and Email Services
  • Creative Front of Mind Customer Interactions
  • Streamlining Operations; Technology Integrations

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