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TouchBistro VS Toast

TouchBistro VS Toast âś“ Pricing âś“ Ease of Use  ✓ âś“ Hardware and Software Compatibility âś“ Product Features âś“ âś“ Integrations Customer Service and Technical Support âś“ âś“ Reviews and Complaints âś“ Final Verdict  Winner Read Review Read Review Visit Site Visit Site For any type of eatery, be it a quick service smoothie shop […]

The Best Clover Alternatives & Competitors For Any & Every Type Of Small Business

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!

Chase Merchant Services Review (Formerly Chase Paymentech)

Overall, we’re quite pleased with Chase Merchant Services. The company has a solid reputation and ethical business practices. While I doubt it can give you the level of personal attention you’d get from a smaller processor, the competitive rates, fair contract terms, and state-of-the-art technology might be enough to make up for it, depending on the needs of your business. Chase Merchant Services earns a 4 out of 5 stars rating for its excellent terms, solid business practices, and up-to-date processing hardware.

Encore Payment Systems Review

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 […]

Wave Review (Formerly Wave Accounting)

Wave is free accounting software and unlike other free programs, there are no artificial limits on invoicing, contacts, items, or other features. The only thing you have to pay for is adding payroll, payment processing, or professional bookkeeping. There’s limited tax support, no project management, limited time tracking, and no additional users.

Shopventory Review

Shopventory is not without its shortcomings and limitations. It relies on the capabilities of the POS software and eCommerce platforms that its merchants use. So while Shopventory certainly goes above and beyond what’s available by default, it can’t reinvent the wheel or make something appear out of thin air.

What Is A Ghost Kitchen? (& How To Make Yours A Success)

Ghost kitchens are a white-hot trend in the restaurant industry. Also called a “virtual kitchen,” a ghost kitchen serves customers exclusively through delivery, usually for orders placed online. Virtual kitchens are highly nimble and versatile. Restaurant owners can share a ghost kitchen space with other restaurants, or use one kitchen to serve different restaurant brands owned by the same parent company. There are many benefits to ghost kitchens, some of which include low overhead, reduced startup risk, and a pandemic-proof business model.

Why Point Of Sale Data Is The Secret To Understanding Your Business And Making More Sales

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.

The Beginner’s Guide To mPOS Systems & Software

An mPOS (mobile point-of-sale) system is a wireless point-of-sale terminal or payment register that’s used for payment processing. mPOS systems are wireless, cloud-based registers that automatically back up and store customer payment data online. They can be used by businesses with physical, brick-and-mortar locations, as well as online stores. Read on for more about what an mPOS can add to your small business.

Eliot Management Group Profile & Reviews

Overview Eliot Management Group (EMG) is a mid-sized credit card processor and merchant account provider. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, EMG has quite a few satellite offices throughout the country, primarily concentrated in the southeastern and Midwestern US. The company is also one of a bewildering number of subsidiaries of First […]


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