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Point of Sale and Payment Processing: How Can They Work Together?

Nothing can be more frustrating than trying to run your point of sale system through a separate credit card processing company. The likelihood of errors and payment malfunctions increase, as does the time it takes to manage two different payment processing companies…

Practical Ways Your Business Can Be PCI Compliant

I’ve talked a lot about PCI Compliance on this blog, primarily because it impacts all of our customers’ monthly processing statements…

Should I Be Using a Payment Gateway or a Virtual Terminal?

Selecting the right payment processing solution can be confusing. One of the most common misconceptions is understanding what the difference is between a payment gateway and a virtual terminal…

Should My Business Have a Loyalty Program?

Everyone loves feeling like they’re in on an exclusive deal, so why not offer a loyalty program to your customers? Lots of small business are finding the benefit of implementing loyalty programs…

Should My Business Take EBT?

EBT stands for “Electronic Benefit Transfer”, and is just another form of payment, so why wouldn’t you accept it…

BNG Point-of-Sale

How to Maximize Summer Sales

Summer is well underway, and for many businesses, this is their peak time of year for sales. That being said, a lot of businesses aren’t sure of the best way to maximize their summer sales, and end up doing a lot of guesswork…

How You Can Save Time Managing Your Bar or Restaurant

The amount people devalue their time is astounding. I’ve met people who will waste hours to days on trying to save a few hundred dollars. But when you’re time is precious, do you want to waste it…

The Benefit of Real-Time Data and How It Affects Your Business

A lack of awareness when your labor is 30% over what’s been sold can leave you losing precious profits and hurt your bottom line…

What Percent of Your Profits Are You Losing to Theft?

It’s no surprise; theft is a massive problem in the bar and restaurant industry. Sadly, most often it’s because of your staff…

Two Reporting Features In Your Point of Sale System You Should Be Using

One of the biggest reasons restaurants and retail stores find their profits slipping through their fingers is because they can’t keep track of all their data. It’s a hassle to try to organize all those reports…

BNG Design

How to Pick Clients to Interview for a Case Study About Your Business

Case studies are such a valuable resource for businesses. When a prospects read a case study it helps build trust and showcases how you can impact your clients…

WP Engine to Pantheon: What We Learned About SMTP Providers SendGrid, SparkPost, and Mailgun

Working with a great SMTP provider is something I never thought I would have to care about as website manager. Until it ruined my entire month…

Why Advertising on TV and Radio Is a Waste of Money for Your Business

It’s not 1955. So why are businesses still advertising on radio and TV…

What BNG Design Learned About Web Development and Marketing at WordCamp Chicago 2017

This year, BNG Design traveled to Chicago and spent our time learning about development, web design, and marketing in the windy city. Although it rained almost the entire weekend, it was a fantastic learning experience…

The Best Plugin Tool to Get Leads from WordPress into ConnectWise

One of the worst practices you can embrace is bogging down your sales team with operational work that takes them away from sales…

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How to Avoid Poor Collections Methods That Increase Risk and Create Financial Instability

A majority of MSPs we work with don’t take the time to chart their accounts or discern which of their services are profitable — and which aren’t…

Managed Services Provider or Accounts Receivable Specialist? Choose Wisely

Few business owners enjoy collecting payment from their customers. In your next peer group meeting or at lunch during the next industry event, bring up the topic…

How to Avoid Bank-Instituted ACH Payment Restrictions

When running an MSP, we are expected to stay ahead of the trend and remain leaders with current technology in all aspects of our business…

Are You Still Using Payment Processing Programs Built for Retail Stores?

Few MSPs enjoy collections. In fact, it’s the one process virtually every business owner dreads having to do, especially when they have to go through it so often…

5 Areas of an MSP Business That Need More Attention

Technology is usually the easy part for IT pros. Running the business side of an MSP can be much more challenging for those with limited or no back office experience. You need to build and manage complicated processes and put tools in place to make it all work…

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