Get bookings via Instagram

As you would have noticed, diners LOVE taking pictures and posting them on Instagram, sharing their experience at the restaurant with their community. That’s why it is one of the key channels for foodies to get inspired about restaurants.

Get bookings via Instagram?

With 1 Billion+ active Instagram accounts worldwide every single month*, Instagram is a key social media channel to explore for your online marketing strategy. It is the perfect place to both promote your restaurant to potential clients and interact with your loyal customers.

At TheFork, we believe that social media channels are great tools for our restaurant partners to attract new clients and that is the reason why we so are proud to announce  TheFork booking button is now available on Instagram.

Thanks to this new service, your clients will be able to easily book a table in your restaurant from your Instagram business account and you will get these bookings with no additional cost!

How does it improve customer experience?

ElTenedor - atraer clientes tendencias gastronómicas verano 2018 By making it easier to discover a restaurant

ElTenedor - atraer clientes tendencias gastronómicas verano 2018 By enabling clients to book directly on Instagram

What’s in it for your restaurant?

ElTenedor - Marketing de restaurantes - 9 trucos de neuromarketing en el menú The integration of the restaurant widget on Instagram is quick and comes at no additional cost

ElTenedor - Marketing de restaurantes - 9 trucos de neuromarketing en el menú It will help you attract even more customers

ElTenedor - Marketing de restaurantes - 9 trucos de neuromarketing en el menúYou only have to create an Instagram Business profile for your restaurant

ElTenedor - Marketing de restaurantes - 9 trucos de neuromarketing en el menúBookings will directly appear on your account

How can I get this new service for my restaurant ?

If you have a personal Instagram account:

Simply change your Instagram account setting to “Business Profile

  1. Select “Edit Profile” on the home screen
  2. The Edit Profile screen will appear, and you will see “Try Instagram Business Tools” in blue text, click on this.

Once this change has been made or if you already have a business profile on Instagram

Select ‘Edit Profile” and under the “Business Information” section, select:

  • Contact Options
  • Add an Action Button
  • Scroll down until you find ‘TheFork’ then select ‘Next’
  • Enter the Widget URL and select ‘Done’

You will now see the ‘Reserve’ button on your Restaurant Instagram Page.

If you are a restaurant owner interested in receiving bookings from Instagram but not yet working with TheFork , feel free to register and our team will be delighted to offer you this new service for your restaurant.

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Join TheFork and you will:

  • Be featured on TheFork, TripAdvisor and our partner websites
  • Receive bookings 24/7, from your own web page and Facebook - from anywhere, on any device
  • Have your bookings centralised in one software system
  • Have access to a dedicated Account Manager whose role is to help you get the most out of the site
  • Receive monthly business performance reports
  • Have restaurant support available to you 7 days a week for assistance with operational queries
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