What will go down as the societal advancement of the 2010s? Will it be groundbreaking cancer treatments? Leaps in virtual reality technology? The onset of self-driving cars? It’s too early to tell, but I’m going to put some early money on the revolution known as online ordering. Because who needs life-extending medical advancements if it […]
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With a modern restaurant ordering system, you can have online orders sent directly to your kitchen display system, servers can send orders from the floor with handheld tablets, and dine-in customers can pay at their table without having to wait for the server to go run their credit card. And those are only a few of the many cool things you can do with a good restaurant ordering app.
It seems like there’s an endless number of POS systems on the market. The numbers continue to grow as more and more iPad-based solutions enter the market, too. All of this makes finding the right POS system for a restaurant a daunting task. You want one that is easy to use, matches your budget, has […]
Wondering about using a manual credit card machine? A credit card imprinter essentially uses a miniaturized version of printing press technology, capturing a copy of the credit card for you to process at a later date. Credit card imprinters let you take payments without internet, but it also means extra work.
What Is A POS System? Understanding Point Of Sale Software & Why It’s the Linchpin For Your Small Business
What’s a point of sale system? And do you need one? Check out our guide to types of POS software, the most common features, and how to choose a POS system that gives your small business the tools it needs to succeed.
Clover continues to be on the cutting edge of trends in the point of sale industry. Within the past year, it has released both new hardware and new software and is adding more services under its already large umbrella. Clover co-founder and CEO John Beatty recently sat down with Merchant Maverick to discuss some of […]
We at Merchant Maverick like Square. It’s a great service that opens up the ability to process credit card payments to many small businesses, and we’ve written a lot of articles about Square’s point of sale, payment processing, inventory, booking, and invoicing features. These articles can be prohibitively in-depth to the uninitiated, however, so you […]
Square POS is free and packed with features that any business owner can benefit from. But if you run a food-service business, is Square For Restaurants, the premium iPad POS app, a better choice? Check out the key differences between these two Square offerings and see which is right for you!
It’s no secret that we like Square here at Merchant Maverick. This processing and point of sale juggernaut is a boon for small business owners thanks to the simplicity of its design and its overall affordability. But if you’ve decided to go with Square for your POS needs or have it pegged as one of […]
Wondering if you should add a gift card program for your small business? Here’s everything you need to know about different types of gift cards, where to get them, and some of the best gift card programs for a variety of business types.