NEWS & EVENTS

How to find new customers from your neighborhood?

Team Archives, February 22, 2017. Do you remember the first time you moved? What about the hassles of finding new companies to trust with your money for goods and services? Marketing your local business to new residents in your area is a very cost-effective way to convert potential customers into loyal customers. By reaching out to new movers first, local businesses have the opportunity to shape their shopping habits. As these individuals start fresh in a new area, new movers are ready t

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How to use social media marketing to boost your business

By Max Patel February 20, 2017. When it comes to having a presence on social media, the biggest mistake a local business owner can make is having a social media page just to have one—in other words, because everyone else does. Social media platforms are only a useful marketing tool when you, as the business owner, understand the importance of technology for small business. Having a profile just to “verify” your business online doesn’t quite cut it. Consider some points that pro

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Grand Haven Tribune features Welcomemat’s list of Top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Restaurants

February 14, 2017. Grand Haven Tribune To celebrate last week's National Pizza Pie Day, Welcomemat released a list of Top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Restaurants. See the rankings here. Grand Haven was ranked 4th in the list for its passion for pizza and how people enjoy eating America's favorite food- Pizza. “I think pizza just carries a lot of passion for people. You can talk to people about lots of different types of food, but when you talk to them about pizza, they get down and di

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FREE Marketing eBook for local business owners

February 14, 2017. Ever wondered how to promote your local business? Tried many different advertising techniques but never found the best marketing solution for your small business? Marketing your local business can be easy if you target the right customers. Customers that are more likely to try out your business and become loyal customers. We at Welcomemat have put together an important checklist for local business owners or merchants who want to increase their base of loyal customers.

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Pizza Marketplace helps us celebrate National Pizza Pie Day

February 10, 2017. Pizzamarketplace.com February 9 was National Pizza Pie Day. The media article talks about how Welcomemat Services took the celebration a step further by ranking the top 10 neighborhoods with most pizza restaurants and passion for pizza among new movers. base on their internal data on redemptions and strength of the pizza market. Did your neighborhood make the list? See the rankings here. The ranking was based on internal data on redemptions and strength of the pi

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Parade Online features Welcomemat’s list of top 10 neighborhoods for Pizza Restaurants

February 9, 2017. Welcomemat was featured in Parade Online based on its ranking of top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Restaurants. Leading up to today's National Pizza Pie Day, a list of top 10 neighborhoods was released earlier this week using internal data to compile a list of the most pizza-passionate neighborhoods in America. Topping the list was Frisco, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, and rounding out the top ten rankings is Bloomington, Indiana, with both Michigan and Texas each earning two

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Welcomemat ranks the top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Restaurants

February 9, 2017. Today is National Pizza Pie Day and we are honoring the countless pizza restaurant owners across the country who work hard to keep our love alive through their great local pizza restaurants. “Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s easy to share with your family or enjoy yourself,” said Brian Mattingly, CEO of Welcomemat Services. “We decided to have a little fun to celebrate the pizza holiday by analyzing our internal data and provide our rankings of where pizza popular

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Celebrating this week’s Pizza Pie Day by ranking the top 10 zip codes for Pizza Restaurants

February 7, 2017. Leading up to Pizza Pie Day, Welcomemat Services will be recognizing local pizzeria owners across the country for their commitment to keeping pizza alive in their neighborhoods. Welcomemat released a list of top 10 Zip Codes for Pizza Resturants in the country. Did you make the list? See the ranking here. The ranking was determined by the total number of redemptions (free Pizza gifts) through Welcomemat along with the total number of pizza restaurants in each zip code

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Learn how reward programs can transform your local or franchise business

The reward program strategy for small businesses is simple: encourage repeat visits by offering a gradually building reward or benefit program based on making repeat purchases at your local business. This is a basic but powerful strategy for small business owners. Manta’s and BIA/Kelsey’s joint report “Achieving Big Customer Loyalty in a Small Business World” revealed that 64 percent of early adopters who already have a customer loyalty program in place report that their program has be

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Welcomemat franchisee commits to helping local business owners in Rochester

North Detroit franchise owner Michael Sare was recently featured in the Rochester Gazette talking about his plans for helping local business owners in Rochester and surrounding neighborhoods. ARTICLE RECAP: Michael Sare has more than 10 years in sales management and business development. He decided to take his skills that he acquired and apply those to helping the locally-owned businesses of Rochester and Rochester Hills. According to the Rochester Gazette, Sare's decision to branch out on hi

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Couponing can be challenging for small business

By Welcomemat Team, January 30, 2017. All of us at Welcomemat believe couponing can be challenging for small business because it kills the concept of customer loyalty and, instead, spoils a customer by pushing him to choose businesses solely by the value of their coupons. Say a local business used a couponing service to get new customers through their door. The owner did great and is happy. But as soon as he stops couponing, those new customers who came in through couponing will stop com

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