5 Tactics to Improve Your Restaurant’s Online Ordering and Sales Volume

Restaurant’s Online Ordering

Online ordering has seen an enormous boost during the COVID-19 pandemic, in which restaurants have been forced to close their dining rooms and hungry customers’ only option has been delivery or curbside pickup. As a result, more and more independent restaurants are looking to get online for the first time or to expand their existing online ordering systems. But online sales are not a guaranteed slam dunk, and many restaurants fail to meet their full online potential. The following are five simple, but effective tactics you can use to avoid that fate and ensure the success of your restaurant’s online ordering portal.  Continue reading “5 Tactics to Improve Your Restaurant’s Online Ordering and Sales Volume”

Should You Consider Switching Your POS – Five Reasons it Might Be Time to Make a Change

Should You Consider Switching Your POS

With businesses getting ready to spool back up in the wake of nation-wide shutdowns and restrictions, many merchants will be firing their POS systems back up for the first time in months. But are they firing up the right POS? The amount of variation in POS systems available on the market is immense, with each offering specific strengths and weaknesses. That makes it important for merchants to regularly ask themselves whether the POS they have is still serving their needs adequately, and the following are five of the most important reasons it might be a good time to consider a change.  Continue reading “Should You Consider Switching Your POS – Five Reasons it Might Be Time to Make a Change”

Reopening Your Small Business – The Importance of a Good Plan and a Good Partner

Reopening Your Small Business

There is no telling when COVID-19 will recede for good, and there’s a very high chance that a second wave will occur, setting us all back significantly. But regardless of when the pandemic finally ends, the world is going to be a very different place, and some of the habits we’ve learned during these troubling times – like using contactless payments instead of cash – are almost certainly here to stay for good in any small business. Continue reading “Reopening Your Small Business – The Importance of a Good Plan and a Good Partner”

What Is a Merchant Account, Why Do I need One, and How Do I Sign Up?

Merchant Account

The world is digital, and whether it’s an in-store purchase or an online order, consumers expect to be able to pay quickly and easily, and that means cards. Cash is almost obsolete at this point, meaning more and more merchants are looking for new ways to accept electronic payments with the lowest possible cost and highest possible convenience. It might be easy to turn to a company like PayPal out of sheer brand recognition, but if your business is looking to get started accepting credit cards, there’s a very good chance you’d be much better off with your own merchant account. 

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The Top WooCommerce Plugins for 2020 – How to Get the Most from Your WooCommerce Installation

WooCommerce over Shopify

WordPress continues to dominate web publishing, and, as a result, WooCommerce now owns well over a quarter of the eCommerce space. With so many web stores running on WooCommerce, a sea of third-party applications have been developed to help those merchants get the most out of their online efforts. The following are four of the best third-party apps available in 2020, covering everything from on-site search to drop shipping to analytics, and beyond. 

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Best Clover Apps for 2020 – Take Your Clover POS to the Next Level with these Plugins

Clover POS

Clover is a popular POS system that provides both software and hardware solutions to merchants in industries like retail, service, and dining. In addition to their leading POS application and sleek hardware options like the Clover Mini and Clover Flex, the company also has an app store offering a huge variety of native and third-party applications. The following are four of the most popular and most useful of those apps available to merchants in 2020, but there are hundreds of options available for download, covering everything from inventory management, to fundraising, to games for customers.

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How can BAMS technology help you win more disputes?

How can BAMS technology help you win more disputes?

BAMS has pioneered a new dispute management tool that is included for all merchant clients and bundled into the already award-winning reporting system, IRIS.  BAMS Dispute Manager Assistant will make your life easier, and help you win disputes, by targeting four areas:

  1. Instant dispute notification
  2. Exportable reason code data
  3. Document uploads
  4. Notification of status changes

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