Free Guides for Bars and Restaurants

Music has the power to transform your bar or restaurant and create an unforgettable guest experience.

Our library of free guides explains how to leverage the power of your playlist and make the most of your entertainment systems in many different aspects of the bar and restaurant business.

How to Host the Perfect Theme Night at Your Bar or Restaurant

A theme night can be a great way to breathe new life into your bar or restaurant, build brand loyalty, and give you an edge over the competition. It doesn’t have to be time-consuming or complicated. Our step-by-step guide provides you with the perfect recipe for planning and execution.

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How Your TV’s Can Generate Revenue for Your Bar or Restaurant

Did you know that you can easily boost your sales by marrying your marketing messages with your entertainment? It doesn’t have to be a huge investment. In fact, infotainment and digital signage can usually be incorporated into your current set-up.

Download our free guide "Use Your TV’s to Generate More Revenue With Infotainment" to learn strategies on digital signage and infotainment.

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How to Leverage Background Music to Impact Your Bar or Restaurant

Your music has the power to influence customer behavior. Everything from volume to genre impacts your bottom line. Download our free guide "Forward Thinking About Background Music" to learn the subliminal secrets of background music for bars and restaurants.

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How to Boost Your Sports Bar’s Game-Day Sales

What if you could build on the momentum of your game-time business, and multiply your sports bar’s sales before and after the game? You can!

Download our free guide “After the Game” for inspiration, ideas, and action plans to maximize your game-day revenue:

  • Targeting your demographic
  • Pre-game promotions
  • During the game programming and digital signage
  • Post-game entertainment strategies

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How Digital Signage Can Transform Your Bar or Restaurant’s Business

Digital signage has the power to entertain, engage, and influence your customers—providing your bar or restaurant with a platform to tell your story and promote your business.

Download our free guide "The Influence of Digital Signage Content" in Bars & Restaurants to learn about the benefits, challenges, and solutions of incorporating digital signage into your marketing plans.

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One Extra Drink: 5 Ways to Boost Beverage Sales

When the bar tab pays the bills, upselling one more drink per head makes a big difference to your bottom line. Our research shows you the top five secrets to serving up another drink.

Control Play is focused on helping our subscribers exceed their guests' expectations. Fill out the form and receive the five tips that will help you increase your revenue.

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Using Daypart to Drive Sales: 4 Success Strategies to Start Now

From breakfast to happy hour, karaoke night to the Super Bowl, bar and restaurant business is driven by defining daypart factors.

Use strategies to drive sales by tracking these factors. Fill out the form and get the four success strategies that you can start using now at your bar or restaurant!

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