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By Max Patel, September 21, 2016. What’s more important than getting more customers? The answer is getting the right stream of customers who can easily become your new loyal customers. Experts say that about 1 in 4 people in the US move every year. Did you know that a new mover is 5 times more likely to become your loyal customer than an settled local resident? Find more insights into how you can target new movers in your area and get a chance to generate strong customer loyalty.

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5 easy social media tips for your small business

Are you struggling to connect with millennials? Use these tips to make them your customers. Research shows that 70% of millennials use social media platforms like Facebook more than four times per day. It is no secret that utilizing social media platforms as a business tool is now crucial to attracting new customers. Given this data, it’s no surprise that companies are investing 40-60% of their marketing budget in social media platforms. But, for many small business owners, understanding

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4 well kept secrets of today’s top performing restaurant brands

By Max Patel, 12 September, 2016. Every local business owner has that “top secret ingredient” that makes his offerings different than everyone else’s. For some, that intoxicating ingredient is in the food itself. For some, it’s their unbeatable customer service. For others still, that ingredient might be an unmatchable ambiance. This special ingredient is all the more important for local business owners who are competing against those big corporate franchise chains in their neigh

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“Welcomemat brings customers in who may not have discovered us” – owner at The Garlic Clove

Jeff Freehof is the owner and Chef at The Garlic Clove- a family operated Italian restaurant. While working with Welcomemat for over 10 years, he has not only seen many new families stepping in through Welcomemat's new mover marketing program but by welcoming them first in the neighborhood and building a relationship, he has successfully maintained his restaurant as their first choice. Check out the full video of how this local business owner has happily leveraged Welcomemat's new mover marke

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Pizza Marketplace’s latest feature on Welcomemat Services

We were featured in Pizza Marketplace with an informative interview from our CEO Brian Mattingly. It is a great article on how Welcomemat helps local pizzerias stay ahead of the competition by inviting new movers when they first come into the neighborhood. The article titled How a free meal can make customers for life, takes a look at how Welcomemat’s easy to use program is a boon for local businesses who have to compete with the big guys. Shelly Whitehead quite interestingly explains how We

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Why is having a work culture so important?

By Max Patel, 06 September, 2016. Culture: it’s the one thing that beats brand awareness, strategy, or any advertising campaigns. Culture is everything. It is more important than any marketing strategy or brand-building activity. Take any successful business, for instance—big or small. A customer doesn’t care about how many times he saw their ad in a local newspaper or how many times he received a promotion from them. What stays with him is their positive culture. That could mean

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Welcoming new clients to the neighborhood- Welcomemat gets featured in Salon Today

Welcomemat was recently featured in Salon Today along with Sharon Overton, owner of Bliss Salon discussing how Welcomemat has helped her get new clients from her neighborhood. The article takes a dive into how the Welcomemat program gives you an opportunity to gain new loyal customers by reaching new movers in your neighborhoods. Read the full article to know how the power of new mover marketing with Welcomemat has taken this Florida salon to new heights. New movers are nobody's customers

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Growth by numbers: WNC’s small towns confront growth, change

Asheville is one of the fast growing towns that has taken up the challenge of maintaining its identity while engulfing itself with smart growth. It may be a top destination for many people but for many new comers and old timers alike, the dream destination may be found in its surrounding areas which still offer cheaper housing options while still giving a mountain like experience for urban dwellers. While acknowledging this well balanced act, Jonathan believes that the area is buzzing with entr

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4 sustainability efforts that can help your restaurant cut costs

Team Archives, August 8, 2016. If you own a restaurant, consider that your sustainability efforts are good for more than just preserving resources. They can also help you operate at a much lower cost and, therefore, can save you money in the long-term. Welcomemat Services helps local businesses achieve their marketing goals by introducing them to new movers in their neighborhoods and sharing useful business tips that can help their business perform better. We’ve compiled four easy-to-

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Technology is changing restaurants inside out

Team Archives, August 5, 2016. Last month, we shared our thoughts about mobile delivery options for restaurants. Apps and mobile delivery options like Uber Eats, Door Dash, and Zifty are becoming increasingly popular ways for restaurants to provide a faster customer experience. Read more about these mobile delivery platforms here. As technology evolves, customer demand for faster and more reliable ordering solutions increases. To meet those new demands, innovative trends are entering th

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Nashville is on ‘The Move’ – Interview with Brian Mattingly

Realtor.com recently named Nashville a "Top Ten Hottest Spot for Families to Move To" and because of that Nashville is seeing a dramatic spike in the amount of families moving to the city. The Nashville Chamber of Commerce has reported from last year that on average, 71 people were moving to the city, per day.  Brian Mattingly of Welcomemat Services is an expert from the world of professional moving. His company is a new mover marketing and technology company, providing loyalty marketing solut

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