Food marketing trends reflect wider-spread marketing trends and flavor trends. Regardless of where you fall in the culinary world (restaurant owner, manufacturer, chefs, consultant, marketer, retailer, etc.), plan to see more and more of these seven marketing activities in 2017. Read More »
In this infographic by The Condiment Marketing Co. we look at 2016 food marketing costs at a glance. When considering your food business advertising and marketing, look at all the options, the prices, and also consider where you will reach the most customers. Read More »
Politicians love to talk about small business. They talk about understanding the obstacles that small-business owners face. They have relatable anecdotes about the small-business owners they’ve met. And they always promise to make it easier for people to create, maintain, and grow their business.
You might wonder…why do politicians take such an interest in you, the small-business owner? What issues are important to your small business in this 2016 presidential election? And what are the 2016 election candidates saying they will do for you and your food business? Read More »
Two months before it’s 5th anniversary, Instagram launched Instagram Stories, a photo-blogging platform that lets users post photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. Sound familiar? Like Snapchat Stories, Instagram Stories are sequential and tell a “story” over the course of a day. Read More »
Sometimes the details of a website are what makes it stand out. In this post we give you four subtle food website features we are digging on lately. Read More »
With the launch of our new website recently, we published a food marketing dictionary. The dictionary is complete with all the terms and definitions you’ll need to know when running a food business, some of which are specific to what we do here at The Condiment Marketing Co. Read More »
Snapchat is one of the fastest-growing social networks valued at over $16 billion with over 100 million users, and it’s perfect for food brands. Why? Brands can interact with their customers in a way that is highly engaging as well as low-cost. People gravitate toward Snapchat because the content is live, raw, and authentic. Read More »
You have a food or beverage product that you’d like to sell to consumers direct. Good for you. We like that you are a go-getter. Aside from opening your own storefront or selling at markets all year-long, your best option for selling directly to consumers is online, either through your own website or a third-party online retailer. Like all things, there are pros and cons to food and beverage ecommerce. Here are a few things to consider.
You already know that marketers insist a food business clobber social media. These 10 social media stats prove it.
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A hashtag is the # symbol used to mark keywords or topics in social media. Some hashtags are general and some are specific to your business, something called a branded hashtag.