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Lightspeed POS alternatives

The Best Alternatives To Lightspeed POS

Lightspeed is one of several powerful, cloud point of sale (POS) systems to emerge in recent years. This web-based POS technology allows small to medium businesses in the retail and restaurant industries to accept payments at their brick-and-mortar stores with just a few lightweight pieces of equipment, and a similarly light monthly subscription cost. Montreal-based […]

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Mar 18, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 0
Clover POS alternatives

The Best Alternatives To Clover POS

Since its release to the public in 2014, Clover Station (see our review) has become one of the most popular newer POS systems for small-to-medium businesses. This unique solution uses proprietary hardware with an extra-large, easy-to-read touchscreen, differentiating it from all of the “iPad POS’s” on the market. Clover is a truly all-in-one system, as it comes complete […]

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Mar 11, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 4

POS Hardware: What Do You Really Need?

POS hardware setups can vary a lot from one merchant to the next, from big-box stores with self-service kiosks, to your small-time entrepreneur friend who only takes payments on his old-ass Samsung Galaxy. Most businesses, however, will find a happy medium between these two point-of-sale setups and incorporate a few core pieces of POS equipment into their hardware setup. […]

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Feb 26, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 3
Apple vs. Android POS

POS 101: Apple VS Android

The Apple vs. Android debate stretches far and wide, and has lately made its way into to the point of sale world. “Mobile” translates to so much more than just smartphones these days, as tablets can now perform advanced functions that formerly only PCs or traditional POS hardware could handle. But choosing a mobile POS also […]

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Feb 15, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 1
ShopKeep VS Lightspeed POS

ShopKeep VS Lightspeed

I like to think iPad point of sale systems provide a kind of happy medium between mobile POS and traditional POS systems. In many cases, they offer all of the functionality of the older, more expensive point of sale systems, along with cool web-based features and mobility when you need it. ShopKeep (see our review) and Lightspeed (see […]

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Feb 2, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 2
ShopKeep vs Revel

ShopKeep VS Revel

ShopKeep (see our review) and Revel Systems (see our review) are some very recognizable names in iPad point-of-sale (POS) systems. In the past several years, numerous merchants have switched out their traditional POS in favor of one of these cutting-edge, web-based POS’s. However, even though they’re both iPad POS’s, ShopKeep and Revel are actually quite different from […]

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Jan 22, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 1

Revel VS Lightspeed

If you’re an independent business owner using a traditional point of sale system, you could potentially save a lot of money by switching your POS to the cloud. You’ll also take your business to the 21st century if you embrace cloud POS technologies like mobile payments and real-time inventory syncing. There are a lot of […]

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Jan 13, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 3
Bakery POS

Top 3 Bakery POS Systems

Baking, as a profession, dates all the way back to the Roman Empire in 300 BC, when Romans started hiring people to provide baked goods at feasts and weddings. Back then, bakers needed to be part of the official Collegium Pistorum bakers’ guild, which had weird rules, like the one forbidding you to “mix with comedians […]

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Nov 30, 2015 Filed under: Point of Sale 0
small business invoicing software

The Ins And Outs Of Invoicing Software: Is It Time To Modernize Your Billing System?

If you’re in charge of bookkeeping or billing for any type of organization, you know the importance of being organized and accurate. You’ve got to stay on top of who owes what or you’ll never get paid (duh). Some people might find the wealth of available software choices confusing, though. These days, there are not only a bewildering […]

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Aug 17, 2015 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing 3

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