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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At the risk of stating the obvious, companies need capital to grow. Often, businesses, especially of the smaller variety, do not have access to the capital that they need when they need it. Thus, the time-honored tradition of lending money — business owners can borrow the money they need and then pay it all back, […]
Table of ContentsThe ProblemWhat Is Negativity Bias?Negativity Bias In Product ReviewsNegativity Bias and Merchant MaverickThe Takeaway: Finding a Way Around the Issue The Problem It happens every day. You decide to buy something new – a hair dryer, for example. You’ve done your research; you understand the product specifications, you know what to expect in […]
With our favorite mobile and low-volume processor Flint Mobile (see our review) officially down for the count, we’re all researching and scrambling like mad to find the best replacements and alternatives on short notice. To help you in your search and comparisons, we’ve put together a couple of handy charts. The first chart looks at the stats […]
Responsible money management. Budgeting. Finance. These are concepts designed to strike terror and apprehension into the very hearts of the general population. Okay, I admit that’s a slight exaggeration (only slight). To people with MBAs or accounting degrees these otherwise intimidating terms probably generate a sense of excitement and a rosy glow. I’ve never met […]
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Website building is an endeavor with very low barriers to entry. All you need is a computer (actually, a few builders are now fully operable from a mobile device), internet access, and, ideally, some semblance of an idea. It was therefore inevitable from the moment internet access became commonplace that website builders would spring up from every […]
Did Square Kill Flint Mobile? What Flint’s Processing Shutdown Means For The Future Of Mobile Payments
If you’re looking for a Flint replacement for low-volume or mobile processing, see our comparison article. After the recent, shocking news about the discontinuation of Flint Mobile‘s (see our review) payment processing service, many mobile-based and low-volume merchants are reeling, wondering how to transition and what this means for the future of mobile payment processing. […]
There’s a lot to think about when you’re trying to winnow the field of qualified point of sale candidates for your business. But when you’re weighing your options and prioritizing what’s important to you, should you potentially favor a specific operating system? Read on for a look at which is better for POS: Android or iOS.
If you’re a living, breathing human being and you’ve lived on Planet Earth for the last ten years or so, chances are you’ve heard about a little thing called the cloud. (I’ll make an exception for the undead and astronauts on long-term missions, but even those folks must have heard whispered rumors of this strange, […]