If your business relies on paper-based invoicing, you don’t need me to tell you about the inconvenience of printing, mailing, and waiting to get paid. Despite the hassle, many businesses still rely on printing and mailing invoices — you’re not alone. However, more and more shops are switching to online invoicing platforms to eliminate the […]
It sometimes feels like Apple dominates the field when it comes to the availability of credit card reader apps. Happily, it seems that many companies are starting to understand the importance of accepting Android.
The concept of a punch card is nothing new; coffee shops the world over have been slinging their punched out business cards alongside foamy espresso beverages for decades. Likewise, the concept of companies offering rewards to returning companies goes way back into the annals of entrepreneurship. But as the business sector dives further into the […]
There are a lot of reason why ShopKeep is among our most recommended point of sale systems for small businesses. This product remains one of the more affordable options on the market while giving you a wide variety of features to help your retail or restaurant establishment function efficiently. Chances are, if you’ve decided to […]
Ordinary payment processing is complicated. But finding good offshore, international, or high-risk payment solutions can be a real nightmare. If you fall into one of these categories, you’ve likely had your merchant account applications denied at least a few times. Even worse, perhaps you’ve had your processing service terminated and your money withheld from you […]
It’s time to upgrade the POS for your coffee shop, but you haven’t got a clue what to look for. Maybe you’re not sure you need a full-fledged POS, or you’re worried about the cost — or you don’t want to be locked into a multi-year credit card processing contract. Where do you even start […]
Technology is rapidly encroaching every area of our lives and customer loyalty is no exception. The advent of cloud computing has revolutionized businesses’ ability to store customer data, and then use this data to increase their margins. This article will go over the types of loyalty programs and lay out how to create a rewards program for your small business.
Credit card fraud, for most people, conjures up one of two scenarios. First, there are data breaches à la Target or Home Depot, where thieves access the system and steal credit card numbers, names, and other data. Beyond that, you might think of online card fraud, where shady people use stolen card numbers (sometimes acquired […]
For most people, a trip to the spa or salon is a relaxing event, a welcome change from the grind of day to day life. They can’t see beyond the darting scissors and the foil; they don’t know what lurks behind the fleecy robes and the fragrant herbal teas. They have literally no idea how […]
Pros Chinese & Spanish language support Caters to a wide variety of industries Cons Poor customer support Deceptive sales tactics Deceptive advertising Early termination fee Expensive for low-volume merchants Overview How do you review a merchant account provider with two contradicting websites, and when no one from the company will talk with you to explain anything? […]