Small businesses in the time of COVID-19 are faced with brutal choices and will need to employ creative solutions as the pandemic changes the landscape of our lives. If you have a service that meets the needs of your community during the pandemic, getting information out to potential customers is a necessity. People right now want to help small businesses thrive, and they are looking for ways to spend their money conscientiously. We’ve got a few tactics to help you navigate the current landscape and build a community around your business.
Loyalty Rewards Blog Posts
The concept of a punch card is nothing new; coffee shops the world over have been slinging their punched out business cards alongside foamy espresso beverages for decades. Likewise, the concept of companies offering rewards to returning companies goes way back into the annals of entrepreneurship. But as the business sector dives further into the […]
Technology is rapidly encroaching every area of our lives and customer loyalty is no exception. The advent of cloud computing has revolutionized businesses’ ability to store customer data, and then use this data to increase their margins. This article will go over the types of loyalty programs and lay out how to create a rewards program for your small business.
For most people, a trip to the spa or salon is a relaxing event, a welcome change from the grind of day to day life. They can’t see beyond the darting scissors and the foil; they don’t know what lurks behind the fleecy robes and the fragrant herbal teas. They have literally no idea how […]
Welcome to another round of the POS integration Hunger Games! Previously, we witnessed the battle of many POS systems’ add-ons: Revel, Shopify, Vend, Breadcrumb, ShopKeep, and NCR Silver. This week, Lightspeed POS (Restaurant edition) will join these hallowed ranks. Founded in Montreal, Lightspeed is an established POS provider that offers two distinct systems: Lightspeed Retail (which we […]
Welcome to another round of the POS integration Hunger Games! In the past, we have seen the add-ons of many POS systems (Revel, Shopify, Vend, Breadcrumb, and ShopKeep POS) do battle. This week’s tribute? The add-ons of NCR Silver. Developed by tech giant NCR Corporation (history’s first point of sale company), NCR Silver has earned its positive […]
Welcome to a special edition of the POS integration Hunger Games! In past weeks, we have covered the top 11 Revel POS add-ons, top 7 Shopify POS add-ons, top 5 Vend POS add-ons, and top 5 Breadcrumb add-ons. This is a special edition because the POS system in question – ShopKeep POS – only has three […]
Definition SaaS stands for Software as a Service, a way to license and operate software entirely in “the cloud.” In short, this means that any software offered ‘as a service’ does not need to be installed on your computer in order to be used. You simply create an account on the software vendor’s website, log in, […]
How do you find the right CRM solution for your type of small business? The first and most important thing is to define what your business needs are before you start looking. This post will help you get a general lay of the land when it comes to CRM software so you can shop smarter and find the best option for your small business.
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 […]