Whether you're entirely new starting a restaurant website, you already have your socials but no website yet, you do have a website via another third party, or you manage your own website and domain all by yourself; in all cases, you can easily start with a website via Formitable.
First things, first: 3 reasons why you want to have a website powered by Formitable
Creating a website was never easier since we automatically generate a website for your restaurant, based on your products, content, and restaurant information in Formitable.
Formitable websites are built for conversion: it contains all the necessities guests look for when scanning through a restaurant website and it's super easy for guests to book (or buy).
You can align your website with your restaurant brand entirely and change, for example, the background color, font, and texts about your restaurant in a flash.
Check below which situation applies to you and how to get started with a Formitable website.
I am just starting out: I don't have a website and I don't have a domain either
You can get started with a Formitable website within no time. There are a few things that we recommend you do:
Use Google Workspace to register your company email if you don't have one yet.💡 Don't forget to add your email address in Formitable via Settings > Restaurant.
Use Google domains to register your own domain. A guest will enter this in the URL when they want to go to your website, for example, www.restaurant-guinea-pig.nl.
Check out this article to learn how to connect your own domain to your Formitable website.
Make sure your Google My Business profile is up to date (with your website and other important information). Read this blog post to learn how to claim your Google search results.
If you don't have any socials yet: create an Instagram (and Facebook) account and activate Instagram & Facebook Reserve. If you do have socials, make sure that your Google My Business profile and all other places on the web link to your new website, instead of to your socials.
I already have a website via another third party
You can transfer your domain to your own name and get started with a Formitable website within no time. Here's what we recommend you do:
Cancel your current provider and ask them for the transfer code of your domain.
You can then register the domain (e.g. www.guinea-pig-restaurant.com) to your own name. Use, for example, Google domains to register your own domain.
I manage my current website and domain myself
You can connect your current domain to Formitable and customize your Formitable website within no time. Here's what we recommend you do:
Check out this article to learn how to connect your domain to Formitable.
Show a website pop-up on your website that highlights your unique experiences, gift vouchers, or takeaway.
Promote your experiences instantly with an Email Campaign.
Send automatic feedback mails to guests asking about their restaurant or takeaway experience.