ORDR.in: Why mobile is THE breakthrough for restaurants – with founder David Bloom Rob Woodbridge January 26, 2012 Mobile Commerce, Mobile Strategy As part of an ongoing dialogue between mobile experts and proof that mobile will have an incredible impact on nearly every single business on the planet we venture into the restaurant industry today. This is a tough industry to succeed in let alone sell into – even harder if it is something the restaurant can’t sell on their menu – like technology. Most of the technology in restaurants has been to speed up process thereby reducing costs – until mobile. ORDR.in turns any website or app into a food ordering, money making machine with mobile being the breakthrough technology tool for this industry – according to CEO David Bloom. If you are wondering how mobile can touch, help, deepen, engage and grow revenue in the restaurant space this is the episode for you. David touches on many aspects of mobile’s current and coming influence and ways that the devices we carry are going to fundamentally alter the way they do business. Enjoy! Download the audio version Click here if you can’t see the video Be sure to subscribe to iTunes to be notified on all future episodes (they are free for the first week!): Audio or Video About David Bloom Ordr.in was born from my years leading the restaurant industry team at American Express and running operations for an online food ordering website. In both jobs I would have loved a service that connects local restaurants and food ordering websites to national sales channels. So I decided to build it. This episode is brought to you by: Smartr Contacts Xobni, Smartr Inbox, and Smartr Contacts automatically find all the people with whom you’ve ever exchanged emails, calls, or SMS messages. They instantly provide a full view of each contact, complete with their photo, job title, company details, and email history — as well as updates from LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Related PostsHow TheFind became the number one mobile app in the brand new “Catalog” category in Apple’s AppStore – with Ramneek Bhasin, VP Mobile10 ways to sell more mobile apps – with Pretzil co-founder Kyle McInnesThe art and skill of launching a mobile app – with FreshFluff founder John CaseyCoke: How mobile content, mobile distribution and mobile commerce are reinventing their business – with Tom DalyBrett Serjeantson, CEO of MediaMiser, on the disruptive impact that mobile is having on the PR industryHow Zaarly went from idea to Ashton Kutcher to $14.1 million to Meg Whitman in 7 months – with co-founder Eric Koester Share the love If you enjoyed this, sign up to get email updates (it is 100% free) Pingback: ORDR.in: Why mobile is THE breakthrough for restaurants – with … | Restaurant Mobile App Andrea Sanchez Loved this episode and would love to chat with David and possibly meet up with him when I am in NYC this summer. Great episode Rob!