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Restoplus to launch free mobile optimised website for restaurants 📱🍾

By Nish Sowdri on Jul 31, 2020 11:26:07 AM

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Vision & Mission

By Nish Sowdri on Jul 30, 2020 12:47:00 PM

Sometimes, it's critical to keep asking some basic questions over and over, and reiterate on the core values and why we exist as a company. For a start, this gives so much clarity and focus for me as an individual and also to the company as a team.

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5 things restaurants must consider before choosing an online ordering system

By Nish Sowdri on Jul 27, 2020 12:29:49 PM

Needless to say there are a tonne of online ordering solutions out there. So the key question is how do you really decide which one to choose.

In this post I will give you five things to consider before you really invest on an online ordering system.

#1: Order delivery:

The first thing to look out for in any online ordering system is to check how the actual order is delivered to the restaurant. Most online ordering providers give you the option of delivering the order via email, sometimes they even offered to call you over the phone to inform the order.

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Apple Pay/Google Pay leads the way for online orders

By Nish Sowdri on Jul 21, 2020 1:04:22 PM

One of the key components of online ordering systems is payments and we all know that most people like to pay by card but no one likes to give their card number.

If you look at real world, most people use their card to make payments for their meal or for any purchases for that matter, in fact we don’t even think about it, all we do is we grab the wallet, pull out the card and tap. Here you go!

The key takeaway from this experience is that while we are paying by card, the card number is not shared. At least not in the way it’s being typed out online on a 3rd party website.

On top of it, most often we also have to give a CVV number, for the payment to be processed.

While this would work for big players like Amazon or Google, for small restaurants or cafes, it’s quite difficult to expect the customers to give their card numbers. But I wouldn’t say that it is not happening, but all I’m saying is that if there’s a better way then it has to be prioritised.

After the launch of Apple Pay and Google pay, it has opened up new possibilities in terms of online payments.

Because given the ubiquitous nature of mobile phones, and the fact that it is being dominated by Apple and Google, Apple Pay and Google pay are becoming more and more prevalent, and it comes with real advantages for online commerce.

The key advantage of mobile payments is the fact that you could make an online payment without really sharing your card details.

This is so much convenient and it is much more secure, because at the end of the day you are not really sharing your card inInformation to a third party, and this is what PayPal set out to do and did bridge the gap for quite a few years. But now you have the same benefits without really logging into a different platform just for the sake of it.

So the bottom line is the fact that any new online ordering experience should definitely include Apple Pay and Google pay right off the bat, because that is the future of payments and online ordering solutions providers should embrace it.

Restoplus is a technology company at heart, and as you might have guessed we are already supporting Apple Pay and Google pay on our website ordering solution for restaurants. Check out the live demo, it’s really cool.

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Sophisticated Payment Settings for Restaurant's Online Orders

By Nish Sowdri on Jul 16, 2020 11:11:29 AM

With our latest release, we updated the payment settings for the restaurant to be much more sophisticated than what it used to be.

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Launching Website Ordering for Restaurants today 🎉

By Nish Sowdri on Jun 1, 2020 2:08:56 PM

Live Demo

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Switching your customer to a different online ordering platform

By Nish Sowdri on May 15, 2020 12:46:11 PM

Are you a restaurant owner who is complaining about the high commissions charged by Menulog?

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Coming Soon - Version 3!

By Nish Sowdri on May 14, 2020 1:23:22 PM

What are we cooking?

At Restoplus our objective is to be the technology provider of choice for restaurants and as you know we are primarily a mobile apps provider, in the upcoming release our aspirations are to become a one-stop technology shop for restaurants.

Basically the most common request from our clients is to provide website ordering along with the mobile app, understandably website is definitely a frequently used touch point for customers of any restaurant.

Because our clients love our Mobile App so much, most of them wanted to switch all of their online ordering to Restoplus. And I have got some good news for them! In the next version, which is most likely to be released soon, we are launching website ordering for restaurants.

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UberEats and JustEat — A different perspective

By Nish Sowdri on May 13, 2020 10:29:15 AM

One of the most foundational questions that I’ve been asking myself for a long time now is that why are aggregators like UberEats and JustEat are winning in spite of not being very friendly to the restaurants?

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Reducing the barrier of entry to AppStore and GooglePlay

By Nish Sowdri on May 11, 2020 11:52:58 AM

This post is about the huge barrier of entry to AppStore and Google Play.

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