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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…

Should Your Business Take PIN-Based Debit?

Debit cards are often the middle child of payments processing, critical, but overlooked. Most merchants only focus on the credit card and ACH rates or don’t realize debit cards are priced separately by payment processors…

Next Day Funding for Merchants: What Does It Cost?

They say patience is a virtue, but waiting for money to be deposited into your merchant account doesn’t make you feel particularly virtuous…

The Danger of Confusing Debit and Credit Card Processing

Debit cards and credit cards are often misunderstood to be the same thing, but in regards to how they are processed and charged, they are two separate animals…

BNG Point-of-Sale

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…

How to Reduce the Cost of Employee Turnover At Your Restaurant

While the turnover rate running high in the hospitality industry is not surprising, it has increased drastically over the last few years, at least 10% since 2013…

How to Prevent Theft with Your Point of Sale System

Theft is one the biggest reasons a restaurant or bar can go under, but a lot of merchants miss out on the best methods to prevent profit loss from internal theft and voided out transactions…

Is Your Point of Sale System EMV Ready, and Does It Matter?

We’re now well into 2017 and EMV has been around over a year. As of the deadline of October 2015, merchants not able to process EMV transactions now own the liability for fraudulent charges…

BNG Design

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…

How Learning About Podcasting and Facebook Live Changed My Life at Social Media Marketing World 2017

I sought to learn two valuable lessons: learn about how podcasts resonate with an audience and find out how Facebook Live and live video is critical for businesses…

Why You Shouldn’t Buy HubSpot’s Marketing Automation Software (Pros and Cons of HubSpot and Marketing Automation)

When we dove into the world of Inbound and HubSpot back in 2014, we set out to solve a myriad of struggles in our marketing. We wanted a tool that could make our lives easier and a marketing automation software to help show ROI to the owners and managers…

Why You Should Use a DSLR Camera Instead of a Smartphone Camera for Your Website Images

It’s amazing how much longer people will stay engaged on a page or buy a product based on an image. But getting good pictures for your site can be a bit tricky. It’s even trickier if you don’t have the right tools. One of the biggest mistakes you can make for your company is not having a high-quality camera to take pictures…

How Your Business Can Leverage the Search Engines to Beat Your Competition

So what can your business do to stay a step ahead of your competition when it comes to the search engines?

ConnectBooster

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…

5 Steps to Developing a Cash Flow Strategy That Would Make Every CPA Proud

Most channel partners know that cash flow is critical to the success of their businesses, but many partners have a shaky understanding of what to measure, how to measure it, and how to build a cash flow management strategy…

5 Secret Types of Automation That Will Save You Time In Your PSA Software

I want to share my top 5 time-saving factors an MSP can use to automate their PSA software. These are really good tricks, direct from our clients and our colleagues, on the best ways to utilize ConnectWise…

If It’s Good Enough for Frank Abagnale, It’s Good Enough for Me

Today, let’s explore what Frank Abagnale thinks about certain payment types and their potential risks…

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