Free graphics to communicate with your customers about your business during COVID-19

Osterfeld Agency is providing free support to over 30 restaurants in New Orleans and the surrounding areas for the next 2 weeks while businesses struggle to keep customers engaged and safe during the current pandemic.

Communicating with your customers so they understand the actions you are taking to protect both your staff and their health is an important step in letting people know, while not overreacting, that you are taking this seriously and following the advice of professionals.

Our awesome creative team has created 10 short video graphics that are free to all to use on social media, their websites and other places to communicate with their customers in a positive and educational way.

Check them out. Download and use them as much as you like. Free forever.

Simply right-click to download the image or click the image to download the video.

When to Hire a Marketing Agency

We know restaurant marketing is a multifaceted thing.   No one thing works. The marketing plan has to include multiple sources of leads and on multiple platforms.   This is what Osterfeld does.  We work with designers, developers, marketers, operations specialists, accountants, lawyers, and more…to ensure we can provide you with the best guidance.  And we do it very well, just look at our work.  Check out this blog from another marketing agency on what you should look at when hiring a company to manage marketing for you.  Then, come back and talk to us..because we do that and we do it for your industry specifically.


10 Major Benefits of Full-Service Agencies

Here’s why your company should consider working with a professional agency.

    1. Cheaper Than Hiring In-House – It’s more cost effective, and sometimes the only way for smaller companies to afford professional services. An in-house staff, facilities, systems, training, and benefits can eat up your marketing budget.


    1. The Latest Trends, Systems, and Software. – Agencies are always on the leading edge of trends and technology. Performance-driven agencies use analytical reports, data, and software to target the right offers, to the right customers, at the right time.


    1. Leverage Their Experience and Talents – Agencies have worked with various technologies, clients, and industries. They have the experience and data to prove what campaigns are most effective for your industry.


    1. Scalability on Demand – You can scale your efforts up or down depending on new products, seasonality, or for any reason. With an internal team, you must hire and train to scale up or layoff staff to scale down. With a firm you just pick up the phone.


    1. Work with the Experts – Think of them as a pool of specialists, and the pool is deep. Today’s inbound marketing requires many areas of discipline such as SEO, content, social media, branding, and paid ads. An in-house department may not have the bandwidth to handle all the channels.


    1. Quantifiable Results – A quality company measures all metrics to see what is working and where the ad spend does the most good.


    1. Fresh Perspective and Ideas – Your marketing will benefit from new ideas and perspectives that you and your team may not see when you’re so close to a project. Fresh eyes and new blood can bring a tired campaign back to life.


    1. Broader Skillsets – Your staff may not possess all the skills required for a comprehensive campaign such as graphic design or SEO. An outside firm is equipped with the talent and resources to bring your vision to fruition successfully.


    1. Continuity and Work Overflow – An agency can step in at a moment’s notice to pick up where a departed employee left off. They can help during times of peak demand and work overflow situations, providing continuity to the brand message across all channels.


  1. Complement Your Existing Marketing Department – Divide and conquer your promotional projects. Let your team handle the projects where they excel and outsource the other projects.  This division of labor enables your staff to be more efficient. There is no learning curve for them to use new methods or technologies.

An agency offering cohesive and effective brand strategies will place your company’s products squarely in front of your target audience. When you hire them, you save time and money paying for only the time, expertise, and involvement of each expert as required.

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