Monthly Archives: January 2015

Open Table about to launch in Australia

Date: 20-01-2015

Can Open Table succeed in Australia? A recent Google search showed up some interesting information, a Restaurant Relations Manager position in Australia.  Open Table Australia will join Dimmi, Book a Restaurant and our own Free Online Restaurant Booking System.  Their entry into the Australian market comes just 12 months after Restalo entered the Australian market.  Restalo lasted 6 months before… More »

Pigeon Update and Restaurant Marketing SEO

Date: 20-01-2015

Web and Map Search Results now more closely aligned with the Pigeon Update Google has recently rolled out their Pigeon Update Australia, Canada and the UK.  Pigeon rolled out in the US in July last year, but Pigeon has finally landed in these other countries and is continuing to be rolled out across all English speaking countries except India.  The… More »

Zomato aiming for $75,000,000 in revenue in Australia

Date: 14-01-2015

Smart Company is today reporting further details of the Zomato deal.  The purcahse price of $52,000,000 USD was paid all cash and sees Zomato planning to hire 300 people in Australia and an investment of $10,000,000. Smart Company has quoted Zomato CEO, Deepinder Goyal as saying that the deal has a lot to offer restaurant businesses in Australia with it’s… More »

Zomato Buys Urbanspoon to expand into the United States and Australia.

Date: 12-01-2015

Zomato, the Restaurant recommendations website which is backed by Sequoia Capital has just announced that it has bought Urbanspoon from IAC.  It appears that the purchase price was between $50 and $60 million.  The purchase gives Zomato an entrance into the key US market as well as operations in the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland and Australia. This is… More »

24 hours of online Restaurant Marketing in 120 seconds.

Date: 12-01-2015

How important is a Website for Restaurant Marketing? Some Restaurant owners still do not think that a Website is an important for their online marketing, so we produced a quick little video to show 24 hours of website traffic to some of our Restaurant customers.  This is traffic from all of their websites as people search for Restaurants to eat… More »