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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

What Is Enterprise eCommerce Software?

Simply put, enterprise eCommerce software is software that allows large organizations to sell online. The End. Just kidding! There’s a bit more to it than that. For one, today’s enterprise commerce solutions aren’t just for multi-million-dollar corporations — far from it. Now that most software is cloud-based and completely scaleable, eCommerce solutions like Shopify Plus are considered […]

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Jul 7, 2015 Filed under: eCommerce 0

Is Your POS System Secure?

Watch out, merchants: Dubbed “PoSeidon” by Cisco Security Solutions, this malware is a new type of trojan that specifically targets POS (point of sale) systems, nabbing the credit card information of your unsuspecting customers. Cisco stated in a March 2015 report that POS malware attacks are on the rise, affecting businesses both large and small. […]

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Apr 28, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, PCI Compliance, Point of Sale 0
intuit gopayment vs spark pay

Spark Pay VS Intuit GoPayment

Spark Pay (see our review) and Intuit GoPayment (see our review) are two often overlooked mobile payment processors. In fact, one might call them the red-headed stepchildren of parent companies Capital One (Spark Pay) and Quickbooks (Intuit GoPayment). While both have their issues, and neither can compete with a five-star mobile payment processor like Square or a full-fledged […]

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Apr 13, 2015 Filed under: Mobile Payments 0

Square VS Flint

While some mobile processing apps focus solely on card-present transactions (like Spark Pay (see our review) and PayAnywhere (see our review)), others, like Flint and Square, also offer online selling tools to supplement in-person payment options. If you do any kind of e-commerce, Flint (see our review) and Square (see our review) are both solid payment processing services, […]

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Feb 28, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Mobile Payments 3
Salesforce alternatives

Top 5 Salesforce Alternatives

In the world of CRM (customer relationship management) solutions, or even the wider arena of cloud-based software, Salesforce is a freaking giant. With revenues of more than $3.05 billion in 2013 and an even bigger sales figure expected for 2014, this cloud-computing veteran is still a growing force to be reckoned with, 15 years after […]

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Nov 7, 2014 Filed under: CRM 3