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Kulture Konnect Calls for Unity with Creative Holiday Card and Mug

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Dec 5, 2017 8:30:00 AM

 

Each year, it has become a tradition around the holidays to get our team together and design a creative mug for our clients to show our appreciation. This holiday season, our team wanted to try something a little different. Something we haven't done before. Since we know the holidays as a joyful time filled with many diverse traditions, our team wanted to create something special, unique and something that celebrates the diverse culture at our agency with the idea of sharing it with you. Our amazing designers created not only a mug but also a fun holiday card that includes each of our team members as animations.

Today, we wanted to dig a little deeper and share with you what our 2017 holiday card and mug means to each of our team members and how it represents Kulture Konnect as a whole. But before you scroll down, can you take a wild guess who's who? We think our designers nailed it!

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Topics: Giving Back, Business

Excellent Design Comes From Gratitude: A Happy Thanksgiving Message from Kulture Konnect

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Nov 23, 2017 8:30:00 AM

At Kulture Konnect we wanted to take some time out of our busy work week from creating excellent design to reflect on the meaning of Thanksgiving and express our gratitude to those around us. We are reminded each year that giving thanks is one of the most fulfilling ways to give back to others. As a close-knit team, we strongly value and acknowledge each and everyone's efforts as it encourages us to take a further step to be more effective and make our workday more enjoyable. We wanted to share with all of you that Thanksgiving isn't only found on our dinner tables with our families and friends, but  also it is found at the office. With that said, I pleasantly present you a  meaningful Happy Thanksgiving message from our team.

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Topics: Giving Back

4 Fun Holiday Restaurant Menu Design Ideas That Work

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Nov 21, 2017 8:30:00 AM

The holidays are here! And it's time to change up your menu and fit the holiday theme, but you are out of ideas of what to offer, how to design it and not quite sure what's the best and most effective way to create your holiday menu. Just remember, your restaurant menu design is the most important piece of marketing material! As the saying goes, the first bite is with the eye, and therefore, a menu design says a lot about a restaurant, creating an initial impression before the customer has even seen any of the food or drinks. Here are 4 fun examples of restaurants who got it right for the holidays!

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Topics: Restaurants

HubSpot's HUG OC User Panel Share's Secrets How to Improve Inbound Marketing

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Oct 31, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Since 2005, HubSpot software has been helping businesses around the world with inbound marketing and sales to attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers.

As HubSpot users, we wanted to learn more about the best practices for inbound marketing, understand the HubSpot software to the fullest, know it like the back of our hand and utilize it for all its worth, which is why we felt the need to attend HubSpot's HUG OC's user group meet up, "Scaling Your Inbound Marketing 10X" held at the Evisions office in Irvine. 

HUG OC's user group panel included, four inbound marketing experts, Ryan Malone, CEO and Founder of SmartBug Media, Alda Quintanilla, Account Executive from New Verticals, Conversica. Two panelists from Orange County based software company, Evisions, Kyle Biniasz, Demand Generation Specialist, and Bobby Nunez, Marketing Operations Specialist of Evisions.

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Topics: Branding & Marketing, Business

Take Advantage of This Free Social Media Marketing Audit For a Limited-of-Time

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Oct 19, 2017 8:30:00 AM

What is a Social Media Marketing Audit?

A social media marketing audit is an evaluation in terms of where you are in your marketing on your social media channels and where it needs to be. Your custom audit will pinpoint areas for improvement and help you reach more people, receive higher engagement, and more conversions. 

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Topics: Branding & Marketing, Social Media

Boost Restaurant Sales with these 8 Trendy LA Instagram Food Bloggers

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Oct 12, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Who knew food bloggers and Instagram famous foodies who dedicate their time to documenting and blogging their favorite food and drink spots could be a significant help to your restaurant marketing?

When you hear someone say that social media is powerful, it's because they are absolutely right! Social media channels such as Instagram and bloggers are just another form of "word of mouth." And having a well-known food blogger write about your restaurant could give you the sales boost you need. Bloggers have the ability to get the attention from locals and have an influence on public opinion.

81 percent of U.S. online consumers trust information and advice from blogs.

92 percent of companies who blog multiple times per day have acquired a customer from their blog.

67 percent of people say they’re at least a little more likely to purchase a product after a friend or family member shared it via social media.

And just so you know, many food bloggers and social media influencers are looking to build their own audience. They utilize social media such as Instagram, to grow their following. It becomes a win-win situation for your restaurant and for the food blogger.

So, now let's get down to business! Here are the top 8 food bloggers and Instagram foodie influencers in the Los Angeles area that your restaurant could collaborate with to boost your sales and restaurant marketing.

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Topics: Branding & Marketing, Restaurants, Social Media

5 Hottest Up and Coming Restaurants to Watch Out For 2018

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Oct 3, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Most of us are more than familiar with popular chains such as Taco Bell, Chipotle, McDonalds, Jack 'n' the Box, Carl's Jr. and more, but with the industry constantly evolving with new concepts and formats the next best thing could breakout at any time. These next five restaurants are well on their way to potentially take over the restaurant industry in 2018. See why these up and coming spots could dominate.

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Topics: Restaurants, Business

30 Expert Tips From 6 Influential Restaurateurs How to Survive and Thrive in the Restaurant Industry

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Sep 19, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Whether you consider your restaurant as a lifelong passion or you honestly are simply using it as a way to make ends meet, a role in this dynamic restaurant industry can teach you a fair amount of valuable lessons. The restaurant industry is one of the most difficult industries to survive in with 59 percent of hospitality facilities said to fail within the first 3 years. 

Whether you are struggling today, just closed the doors on a restaurant or planning to open, the truth is some wish they had the resources or the advice from a professional to guide them along the way. Which is why we gathered 6 successful expert restaurateurs that will give the advice you wish you had from day one. 

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Topics: Restaurants

Fastest-Growing Chains of 2017 Setting Food and Beverage Industry Trends

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Aug 3, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Every year we take notice of the hottest new eateries that are cranking up the dollar signs and setting food and beverage industry trends around the United States. While giants such as Pizza-Hut, McDonalds, KFC and Subway are industry leaders, these smaller chains are not only similiar, but are highly successful and have the potential to match the level of their competitors.

This year's quarterly report shows that Americans are spending their money on these 5 popular brands that are growing rapidly and making an impact on the food and beverage scene in 2017. 

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Topics: Restaurants, Business

6 of the Best Food Blogs For Your Restaurant Marketing

Posted by Silvia Lilly on Aug 1, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Yelp has always been known to be one of the top review sites for restaurants. The site offers reviews, tips and photos to give potential customers a glimpse of each restaurant from a customer's point of view. Yelp has over 140 million people visiting the site each month, making it one of the strongest crowd-sourced review sites. 

Today, other restaurant review sites have received almost just as much attention. People are no longer relying only on Yelp, but taking their curiosity to other restaurant/food-related blogs that have taken off over the last several years. These blogs offer an inside look from a blogger's point of view. They have found creative ways to share their experience with food lovers, including video clips of each blogger's experience and more, giving you a real-life look.

These popular food blogs offer more than a good review. They are the perfect platform to market your restaurant. There are several advantages! Being featured on the best food blogs will be a major help to your restaurant marketing. It will also create buzz around your diner or eatery and most importantly, give you a sales boost. We have highlighted 6 of the hottest food blog sites that will no doubt help your restaurant gain exposure.

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Topics: Branding & Marketing, Restaurants


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 Kulture Konnect is a one-stop marketing and graphic design studio assisting over 45 small, medium and large size businesses. We specialize in branding, web design and content marketing. Kulture Konnect aims to help its customers create and implement graphic design and marketing that people actually love.


 

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