It’s almost 2019, if you can believe it, and more than fall leaves or pumpkin spice lattes, tech fans like myself relish the smell of a freshly unboxed smartphone (thanks to Apple’s annual September unveiling). But it’s not just consumers who love mobile tech; businesses do too. As mobile technology becomes more powerful, businesses — […]
Pros Good for multiple business sizes Advanced features Good value for money Cons Buggy Some customer support concerns Overview TradeGecko is a cloud-based inventory SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) application for small to medium-sized businesses. One of the more prominent names in this particular market, the makers of the solution has placed an emphasis on international business. As […]
Pros Direct processor Robust product lineup Interchange-plus pricing available EMV-compliant terminals available Low complaint volume relative to size Cons Three-year contract term $250 early termination fee Tiered pricing plans Inconsistent customer service Overview Total System Services, Inc. (TSYS) is a merchant account provider and credit card processor headquartered in Columbus, Georgia. In addition to regional […]
Created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, PinnacleCart’s goal is simple: to provide an all-in-one ecommerce platform that allows merchants with little or no technical skill to start promoting and selling their products. PinnacleCart gives merchants the power to quickly add and edit products, manage orders, create promotions, and customize their websites. It is a SaaS (Software as a Service) platform, so you don’t have to worry about maintaining web hosting and site security. That’s all done for you for a monthly fee.
Pros Interchange-plus pricing available upon request Full range of hardware available for rent or purchase Extensive online knowledgebase Cons Three-year standard contract $300 early termination fee per location Reports of poor customer support Overview Moneris Solutions is a Canadian-based merchant account provider and processor headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. The company was formed in 2000 from […]
Pros No early termination fee No setup or application fees No gateway setup fee Cons Numerous public complaints Limited pricing disclosed online Overview Flagship Merchant Services is a merchant account provider headquartered in Charlestown, Massachusetts. First established in 2001, the company was later acquired by iPayment in 2012. Today, Flagship operates mostly as a reseller for […]
In just a day’s worth of transactions, your POS has the potential to collect a wealth of information about your sales, your employees, your customers, and the trends that can make or break your business. There’s a good chance you’re not taking full advantage of even your POS system’s basic data reporting capabilities. Read on for more information about how to use POS reports to your advantage.
Wondering What The Best Point of Sale Systems For Small Businesses Are? These 7 Systems Will Help You Thrive
A point of sale system for small businesses isn’t just a point of sale system. It’s a hub of operations. These POS apps will give you everything you need to run a business so it can succeed.
Pros Advanced purchase order management Multi-location inventory management Stock reconciliation tool Supports bundled items Supports partial inventory Excellent support materials Cons Basic reporting tools Overview Shopventory has been on my radar now for ages. Why? Because this inventory management add-on supports not just Square, but also PayPal Here, Clover, Shopify, and WooCommerce. If you’ve cobbled […]
NOTE: Encore Payment Systems appears to be out of business. This review is archived and will no longer be updated. Check out our Merchant Account Comparison Chart to find the best credit card processing company for your business. Overview Well, they can’t all be winners… Founded in 2004, Encore Payment Systems (EPS) is a merchant […]