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Nicolette Kier

Senior Staff Writer

Expertise: POS, eCommerce

Education: BA English, University of Pittsburg

Nicolette began writing on small business topics in 2020. After hundreds of hours researching, testing, and assisting small business owners with web building and point of sale software, she is now an expert on all things eCommerce and point of sale. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh and resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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5 Best Restaurant POS Systems In Australia In 2023

Restaurant POS systems help business owners in Australia take orders, accept payments, create menus, manage inventory, and generate sales reports. The best restaurant POS systems in Australia have online ordering capabilities, a loyalty program builder, advanced inventory management, and offline payment acceptance.

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Aug 14, 2023 Filed under: Restaurant POS
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Helcim POS Review

Pros Free in-person POS software that works on any device Free customizable online store builder Excellent B2B/wholesale customer manager Detailed physical and digital subscription manager Very customizable quote/estimate/invoice generator Transparent interchange-plus payment processing on every plan Impressively positive customer service reviews Cons Not suited for complex inventory management No multilocation inventory or employee management No […]

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Sep 7, 2023 Filed under: POS System Reviews
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Best POS Systems In Australia For 2023

The best POS system for your business comes at the right price for your business size, can manage your specific industry’s needs, offers payment processing and customer support in Australia, and integrates with a good deal of third-party software providers with solutions available for Australian business owners.

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Jun 13, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

10 Best POS Systems in 2023

The best POS system depends on your business needs. For small businesses, the best POS systems are Square, Clover, and TouchBistro. Lightspeed, Revel, Toast, and Helcim are among the best POS systems for midsize and larger businesses.

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Aug 7, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

The Complete Guide To Venmo For Nonprofits: How & Why To Use Venmo For Donations & Fundraisers

A Venmo charity profile is a special kind of Venmo profile available to PayPal-certified 501(c)(3) nonprofits. Venmo charity profiles offer a variety of benefits. For example, charity profiles also allow nonprofits to use their organization as a username, get a blue verified-charity checkmark, take donations, generate donation reports, and save donor contact information for communicating with donors later on.

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Dec 7, 2022 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Digital Wallets and Alternative Payments, Small Business

7 Best Handheld POS Systems For Restaurants In 2023

Handheld POS systems for restaurants should be lightweight, durable, and help servers quickly manage orders. The best restaurant handheld POS system will also simplify communication between the front of house and the kitchen, and offer contactless ordering options. Keep reading to find the best handheld POS system for your restaurant.

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Jul 26, 2023 Filed under: Restaurant POS

6 Best Small Business POS For Macs In 2023

When selecting POS software for Mac, there are a few factors to consider. Not only should your software fit within your budget, but it should also be intuitive, easy to use (and teach to employees), and have the features you need to make business operations more efficient.

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Aug 1, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

6 Best Grocery Store POS Systems To Boost Sales In 2023

A good grocery store POS system has many requirements. A POS for your grocery store should have great inventory, employee, and cash management features. A POS for supermarkets also needs to have EBT, WIC, lottery, and regulated substance-selling capabilities. Keep reading for the best grocery store point of sale out there.

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Apr 27, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale