Promote Gift Certificates


Have you ever tried selling gift certificates?

If not, then you should! They're a really great way to make money for your restaurant. All you have to do is promote them on your website, in your bill-folds, in your restaurant; just let people know that you sell gift certificates.

They are popular all year round but sales will definitely spike at certain times of the year. Obviously Christmas is one of those times where people buy gift certificates to give out to their friends. Also, for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

If you are not selling them, then you are really missing out. It’s a great revenue stream, costs you very little to do and if you sell them via your website, you can make money overnight. So make sure that you sell gift certificates for your restaurant.

Take Aways:

  • This is an INCREASE $ SPEND strategy.
  • Sell them on your website with e-commerce links for instant purchase.
  • Advertise them in house.
  • Advertise them in your bill-fold.
  • Promote them as gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and for Christmas.
  • Advertise them in your newsletter.