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, […]
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Ah, the mall. The land where young teenagers wander aimlessly with the hopes of somehow attaining a new level of coolness. Where the commingling smells of hot pretzels and heavy cologne trickle out of every air conditioning vent. It’s the place where you can watch a helpless woman wander too close to a Curling Iron […]
A rental business POS lets you track and manage payment activity from the same register where you take payments. Rental-friendly cloud POS systems give businesses capabilities like rental inventory management, rental tickets and quotes, and online rental bookings. Looking for a good POS for your small business? Read on for a look at the top five POS solutions for rental businesses.
Email marketing is a cost-effective way for restaurants to promote themselves and stay in touch with regular patrons. Some businesses shy away from email marketing software because they are afraid of annoying their customers with “junk” mail or they think it’s too tech-y for the average business owner to figure out. But the truth is that today’s […]
Inventory software for restaurants can include ingredient tracking, vendor management, low-stock notifications, and recipe costing. A good restaurant inventory management system saves time and money by preventing food waste. Learn about the best restaurant inventory management software, including Toast, Upserve, TouchBistro, and more.
In my last post on cloud point of sale reporting, I discussed the 5 types of POS reports that should come standard with your POS software. This time, I want to go a little deeper to show you some specific, more advanced reports that your POS reporting system might include. From real-time delivery reports to […]
So far in the POS 101 series, we’ve covered a number of topics, from choosing point of sale software and hardware to making sure you’re budgeting for success. But now, it’s time to go back to the basics and think about all the different ways you can fully utilize your point of sale system. From […]
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 […]
Clover POS is powerful and flexible, but it’s not a perfect point of sale system. If you’re not impressed by Clover, check out these alternatives to find a POS system that better suits your needs!
There aren’t too many powerhouses in the cloud-based POS industry. Though it is now increasingly popular among franchises and mega-chains, app-based point of sale technology was for a long time considered too unstable and unreliable to take on the role traditionally held by an expensive legacy systems. Instead, these cloud POS systems were squarely aimed […]