By Conor O'Neill | July 3, 2012
We are more than a little pleased to announce this.
American + Ireland Social Media Leaders Join Forces
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Jose, CA; Austin, TX; and Cork, Ireland: July 3, 2012 – Three Social Media leaders have come together to offer a compelling solution for restaurants and foodservice companies, beginning in the US. FohBoh.com of San Jose, CA, LouderVoice Reviews of Cork, Ireland, and Restaurant Domain of Austin, TX, can now provide a complete online Social solution to the food industry.
As the world of Social Media accelerates and changes daily, it can be hard for those in the foodservice field to feel in control and up-to-date. To ease those concerns, FohBoh’s Social Restaurant Community and their FOHBuzz SnapShot Social Media Report Card, LouderVoice’s Social Reviews, and Restaurant Domain’s Social Web Platform is wrapped into a single integrated offering that is fully customized for all levels of the industry. Any foodservice business from large multinationals to small family restaurants can have their online presence live, monitored and social-powered with almost no effort.
“Social media tools, while powerful, are really tactics. These tactical elements are there to support the restaurants online social hub, or the website, which is now mission critical. The first step is creating and growing a social media presence is the website that acts as a hub for managing the customer experience.” said FohBoh founder and CEO Michael L. Atkinson
With 65% of restaurants owning a website, very few have been upgraded to include integrated social features. This is a big opportunity to create a plug-n-play social website product that integrates social marketing, loyalty, rewards, reviews, CRM and reputation management.
“Over time, Restaurant Domain website creator will include a host of features and tactical social elements that make each website a command station easily adding the most current and valuable social media tools to help restaurants be more competitive and successful in a world powered by conversation.” Says Creed Ford IV, CEO of Restaurant Domain.
LouderVoice CEO Conor O’Neill highlighted: “Piecemeal online offerings simply don’t add-up for most businesses. They need something that just works, straight out of the box. By partnering with FohBoh and PMG, we are turning the Social Media Challenge into the Social Media Opportunity for all foodservice operations.”
The first client for this new social website product, is Custom Built Pizza, a fast casual “chipotle-like” restaurant that serves up wood fired artisan pizza instead of a burrito. Custom Built opened its first location in Las Vegas in June 2012.
FohBoh is the original and leading online B2B community for the $1.7 trillion U.S. foodservice industry, where a single sign-on and profile creates a dynamic social identity that facilitates connections between millions of industry professionals and stakeholders on the social web. FohBoh pioneered foodservice social media beginning in 2007, and has continued to define best practice for social media community management, online guest satisfaction, and customer intelligence. FohBoh owns and operates the only Foodservice Social Media Universe Conference in the U.S. @fohboh | @fohbuzz | @fsmu.
About LouderVoice Reviews
LouderVoice, based in Cork, Ireland, is a rapidly growing provider of customer reviews solutions to companies in Europe and the USA. These Social-powered systems put authentic reviews on the client’s site, not some third-party hub. Deep integration with Facebook makes qualified Social traffic flow from there to the client, not the other way around. All of LouderVoice’s solutions are SEO-optimized so that reviews deliver benefits wherever the customers are.
About Restaurant Domain
Restaurant Domain, based in Austin, Texas is a subsidiary of Pictoric Media Group. PMG thrives on helping brands tell their story in innovative ways. Originally launched in Austin, PMG opened a second office in Lima, reaping the benefits of an enormous pool of development talent that is near obsessive about precise work and great user interface. The biggest strength of PMG is the diverse and insanely talented team we have assembled.
For further information please contact:
Michael Atkinson, FohBoh, firstname.lastname@example.org. www.fohboh.com, @michaelatkinson, 408-335-6758
Conor O’Neill, LouderVoice Reviews, email@example.com, www.loudervoice.com, 650-308-8941
Creed Ford IV, PMG, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pictoric.com, 866-496-9998