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Understanding Negativity Bias

The Problem It happens every day. You decide to buy something new – a hair dryer, for example. You’ve done your research; you understand the product specifications, you know what to expect in terms of cost, you’ve examined the competition. For the most part, you’ve made up your mind. The only thing left is to […]

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Feb 23, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 0

POS 101: Budgeting For Success

Responsible money management. Budgeting. Finance. These are concepts designed to strike terror and apprehension into the very hearts of the general population. Okay, I admit that’s a slight exaggeration (only slight). To people with MBAs or accounting degrees these otherwise intimidating terms probably generate a sense of excitement and a rosy glow. I’ve never met […]

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Feb 18, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 1

POS 101: The Cloud

If you’re a living, breathing human being and you’ve lived on Planet Earth for the last ten years or so, chances are you’ve heard about a little thing called the cloud. (I’ll make an exception for the undead and astronauts on long-term missions, but even those folks must have heard whispered rumors of this strange, […]

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Feb 10, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 1
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Ingenico iCT220 Unboxing & Review

Ingenico is a French-based company with one goal: “to provide merchants with a comprehensive and innovative range of services and solutions to eliminate payment complexity and make the consumer purchasing experience seamless and secure, whatever the sales channel or payment method.” To that end, Ingenico offers a number of different POS and mobile hardware products, […]

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Nov 24, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Hardware 7
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Merchant Maverick’s Awards For Best Small Business Software

For most small business owners, it’s a jungle out there. Danger lurks around every corner, predators seem to be silently stalking your every movement, and – in the immortal words of Jethro Tull – the rivers are full of crocodile nasties. Let’s face it, when it comes to start-ups and small businesses the statistics are […]

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Oct 13, 2015 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Credit Card Processing, CRM, eCommerce, Email Marketing, Inventory Management, Loyalty Rewards, Mobile Payments, Point of Sale, Project Management, Web Development 0
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Heckler WindFall Box Set Unboxing & Review

Heckler Design is an American-based product design company, best known for pairing minimal designs with solid commercial-grade construction. Founder Dean Heckler is head of design for the company and an artist in his own right; according to the Heckler Design website, Heckler oversees the design of every product, and always with the end-user in mind. […]

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Oct 2, 2015 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 5

How To Choose A POS System For Your Food Truck

Why Use A POS System At All? As the iconic and traditional providers of quick, satisfying grub to builders and remote work crews, food trucks (and their cousins, bustaurants, food carts, and kiosks) have been around forever. However, over the last few years the humble food truck has exploded in popularity. These days it is […]

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Jun 30, 2015 Filed under: Point of Sale 2
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Teamwork Projects VS Smartsheet

Based out of Ireland, is the “proud [creator] of a suite of productivity software,” including Teamwork Projects (see our review), Teamwork Desk, and Teamwork Chat. Spurred on by a client request, company founders Peter Coppinger and Daniel Mackey (then of Digital Crew) began to envision an intuitive project management system – one that could […]

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May 26, 2015 Filed under: Project Management 0
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Basecamp VS Smartsheet

When people think of project management tools, Basecampย (see our review)is often the first name that comes to mind. This simple task management software is one of the oldest and most popular programs of its kind. With over a decade of success and more than 9,000,000 current users, it’s not hard to understand why Basecamp is […]

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May 18, 2015 Filed under: Project Management 0

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