How You Know It’s Time For A New POS

Your point of sale has been with you for some number of years. How do you know when it’s time to set it out to pasture and upgrade to a more modern system? Here are some factors that we typically see when business owners decide they’re ready to toss out...

The Advantages of a Mobile POS

A mobile point of sale is just a point of sale that’s on a tablet computer, right? Is there anything more to it? In short, yes. There’s a lot more. A mobile point of sale does more than just let you accept payments on a tablet. It enables your staff to...

Last Minute Tips For Ecommerce Holiday Success

So, let’s just say it off the bat: this holiday season will be like no other holiday season. Hopefully, we’ll never need to repeat it! That said, what can small business owners do to make the most of it? One thing is to spruce up your ecommerce site in a...

Getting More Influential Reviews: The Research

Quick question: is it better to have several, short five-star reviews or one long, detailed four-star review? If you guessed that five star reviews are always better, you can be forgiven for thinking that way. After all, it seems logical. But, recent research into...

Should You Stop Accepting Cash? Some Considerations

Fears over the coronavirus have changed how people think about cash. On one hand, consumers are less inclined to shop and pay with cash due to fears of virus transmission. On the flip side, restaurants and retail shops have discouraged the use of cash to reduce...

Tips To Improve Your Restaurant’s Website

Think of your website as the front door of your restaurant. It’s the place where prospective customers will look for information about your establishment and then decide if they want to come inside. For that reason, you’ll want to put your best digital foot forward....

Evaluating A Grocery POS System

The pandemic has underlined the public’s reliance on grocery stores. There’s probably no part of the industry that has not felt the stress of this increased demand. Technology, however, can help alleviate some of this stress and many grocery businesses are looking for...

Negotiating 101 for Small Business Owners

How did your last negotiation go? Did the landlord ask for an increase in rent that felt unjust? Did a vendor raise prices at a bad time? How about an employee who said they needed two weeks of vacation in the middle of busy season? As a small business owner, you...

Ready To Reopen? Here Are Four Things To Keep In Mind

Many states have begun relaxing restrictions on social gatherings and person-to-person distancing, opening the way for restaurants to restart dine-in service. But, as many have noted: closing was easy — reopening will be a little trickier. Business owners need to be...