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Presentation for It outlines how our service works, upcoming features, goals and US restaurant industry statistics from the National Restaurant association.

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  • 1.  
  • 2. What is
  • 3. SevenLunches is a simple location based E-mail, SMS and Social Media daily specials marketing service for restaurants.
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      • A restaurant signs up for FREE on and creates their profile with their location and contact info (and more).
      • The restaurant can then post daily specials in an SMS friendly 140 characters or less; much like twitter.
    How Does SevenLunches Work?
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  • 9. How Does SevenLunches Work?
      • Every day, diners signed up for SevenLunches receive an aggregated list of ALL the daily specials from restaurants using SevenLunches in their area (5-50 miles from home zip code) via E-mail or SMS text message. Also FREE.
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      • Restaurants can also enter their twitter username/password and SevenLunches auto tweets their daily specials to their twitter accounts for them via the twitter API.
      • Subsequently, restaurants can easily update their facebook and myspace statuses via twitter.
    SevenLunches twitter Integration
  • 12. SevenLunches twitter Integration
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    • Upcoming Features
      • One click multiple day posting of specials. Right now you can post in advance, but only one special at a time. This is the #1 request among restaurants in our beta.
      • Restaurants (or hired restaurant marketers) will be able to manage daily specials for multiple restaurant locations with a single account.
      • More than just lunch specials (breakfast, dinner, dessert & drink specials)
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    • Upcoming Features  
      • Diners will have the ability to "like" individual restaurants and deals as well as be able to choose favorite restaurants and preferred food types.
      • Diners will be able to suggest their favorite restaurants and the SevenLunches team will approach them about joining.
      • facebook connect integration and app for Diners (i.e. get daily specials in a facebook notification as well as in your E-mail)
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    • Upcoming Features
      • iPhone app (and apps for other smartphone platforms) that uses the phone’s GPS to show users SevenLunches daily specials based on where they are instead of their home zip code.
      • More integration of SevenLunches daily specials into Google Maps and other various GPS & location based services, devices, and apps, as well as hyperlocal websites & blogs using embeddable widgets.
  • 16. Goals
    • SevenLunches aims to become the easiest to use, most cost effective, and preferred digital direct and social media marketing tool for restaurants Worldwide.
    • We will ultimately help level the marketing playing field between large national chains and smaller local or regional restaurants and chains.
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    • SevenLunches wants to simplify the diner’s decision making process ultimately leading to time savings in both personal and professional life.
    • SevenLunches will become profitable through advertising (on website, in apps, in E-mails) and eventually charging for restaurant account feature upgrades when we reach critical mass.
  • 18. US Restaurant Industry Statistics*
    • Annual Sales: $580 billion
    • Locations: 945,000
    • Restaurant-industry share of the food dollar: 49%
    • $1.6 billion: Restaurant-industry sales on a typical day in 2010.
    • $2,698: Average household expenditure for food away from home in 2008.
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    • US restaurants will provide more than 70 billion meal and snack occasions in 2010.
    • On a typical day in America in 2010, more than 130 million people will be foodservice patrons.
    • Restaurant-industry sales are forecast to advance 2.5% in 2010 and equal 4% of the U.S. gross domestic product.
    • The overall economic impact of the restaurant industry is expected to exceed $1.5 trillion in 2010.
    US Restaurant Industry Statistics*
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    • The restaurant industry employs about 12.7 million people, or 9% of the U.S. workforce.
    • Every additional $1 million in restaurant sales generates 34 jobs for the economy.
    • Eating-and-drinking places are mostly small businesses. Ninety-one percent have fewer than 50 employees.
    • More than seven of 10 eating- and drinking-place establishments are single-unit operations
    • *Source – National Restaurant Association
    US Restaurant Industry Statistics*
  • 21. @JeffLee
      • Partner & VP of Marketing at
      • Responsible for Marketing, Social Media & Member Acquisition
    Twitter: @SevenLunches [email_address] 419.285.6617
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