Selling professional services is tricky business. There is nothing tangible in the conversation. No product to pick up, turn over, and closely examine for quality and functionality. What clients are buying is you and your expertise.
The word ‘Millennial’ is referenced more and more these days, and while the term is sometimes used in a light-hearted or satirical context (“it’s a millennial thing” or “millennials are taking over the world!”), millennials are an influential part of the population and an important group to understand – especially as it relates to hospitality and technology.
The need for delivering quality wireless services in hospitality venues like hotels and big convention centers has been increasing. The availability and quality of Wi-Fi service is one of the most mportant factors for business travelers, event organizers, and holidaymakers when making their decisions about hotel booking. Some hoteliers offer free Wi-Fi hotspots in order to attract guests and differentiate their services, while others charge fees for Wi-Fi services.
“Big Data” has become a buzzword in the business world, but many retailers and restaurateurs don’t know how it impacts their business. Although most of the attention surrounding big data has been focused on large corporations, this same concept can help small to mid-sized businesses as well. Data such as sales trends, employee performance, inventory levels and customer behavior can empower small businesses to improve their operations and boost their bottom line.
While many restaurants have been using POS systems for years, there are plenty that still do things with a cash register. Take, for instance, PY’s Saloon and Grill in Osceola, WI. Nestled along the St. Croix River, the bar and restaurant relied on an antiquated electronic cash register for years. Unfortunately, without the capabilities of a POS system, PY’s owner was experiencing a multitude of problems.
Benefits include low initial costs for users, recurring revenue streams for VARs, and future-proofing against outdated technology.
Benefits include low initial costs, recurring revenue streams, and future-proofing against fast-changing technologies.