POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING INSIGHTS

  • What Are QR Codes And How Are They Changing The Payments Industry?

    Driven by consumers and merchants alike, contactless payment is becoming more and more omnipresent. Though relatively new to the contactless payments’ scene, QR codes are quickly making their way to the top of the list of solutions your customers prefer.

  • SkyTab Pay-at-the-Table Solution Demo

    SkyTab is a powerful mobile solution that is a true game-changer for the hospitality and foodservice industries. It combines state-of-the-art hardware with simple and intuitive software to deliver an exceptional experience for businesses and their guests. 

  • Demystify Payment Security For The Small Business Owner

    Business owners are making life easy for cybercriminals. Despite the deluge of recent news about payment data theft, many small business owners still mistakenly believe they are not a target. With that mind-set, they will not learn about payment security until it is too late. This is where you, the reseller, can add value. At a time when your technology no longer differentiates you, your knowledge and willingness to take care of your customers can. You can educate business owners about the worsening state of payment security today and what is needed to protect their businesses. Here is what small business owners need to know.

  • MSP Owners: If You Were Hit By A Bus, Would Your Business Survive?

    The difference between being the owner of a business or being self employed is at the end of the day when you consider exiting or selling your business, how does the business transition without you? As you grow your IT business, the way you make operational decisions to increase the equity of your business is very important. It will determine if you have established your MSP as a lifestyle business or a scalable enterprise.

  • Leaving User Experience To Vendors? Big Mistake.

    As VAR and MSP sales and marketing organizations catch the buyer persona buzz, are client personas and user experiences being overlooked?

  • Is Payment Security A Commodity Now?

    The PCI Security Standards Council’s announcement of plans to strategically drive its QIR (Qualified Integrators and Resellers) program deeper into the SMB retail market is by most counts a positive thing for the industry. For the greater good of data security, it’s hard to muster a qualm about moves like these. It’s a little easier to be annoyed by these changes if you’ve been going out of your way to differentiate your business via a payment security consultancy. 

  • Restaurant POS Can Handle Wave Of Crowds At Jersey Shore

    Hurricane Sandy. Lightning storms. Flooding. These are the punches that Mother Nature has dealt restaurant managers at the Jersey shore in recent years. Also a challenge for these managers is running a business during the busy summer months. Everything, especially the point of sale system, has to be up and running at top performance during these peak times.

  • Why A POS Solutions Provider Is Building A $10 Million Office

    Why is a scrappy, bootstrapped IT services company splurging on zip lines and basketball courts for its new 34,000 sqaure foot office building? After all, BNG Holdings didn’t earn a 133 percent three-year growth rate and a spot on the Inc. 5000 list by spending frivolously. Brady Nash and the co-founders of BNG Holdings started dreaming of building a Google-like work environment in Fargo, ND while they were still 18 and 19-year-old college kids selling telecom and cable services for a multi-level marketing company. Fast forward a little more than 10 years later, and the technology company sees real estate as just one more way BNG is diversifying its portfolio.

  • How To Outsell Your Competition Instead Of Yourself

    VARs and MSPs can discover a new selling approach that works in today’s crowded business technology space. With increasing competition and decreasing product differentiation, resellers and service providers can no longer sell based on product features, an approach that worked in the past. Learn about this new approach that focuses on determining the customer’s needs first.

  • Solutions Provider Looks To Future With New Cutting-Edge POS Solutions

    As a second-generation POS dealer, Delaware Valley Registers, Inc. (DVR) has had to make many adjustments to its business over the years to remain relevant. With the rapid pace of technological change in the retail and restaurant markets, resellers need a strategy to stay ahead of trends and provide their customers with the most powerful, secure, and cutting-edge solutions. For solutions providers who don’t, the result is typically them going out of business.

  • Merchant Services Provider Alaska Financial Goes All-In On POS

    Today, selling merchant services without any sort of value-add is a recipe for disaster. Those in this business suffer from shrinking margins and high attrition rates when competing on price alone. Some ISOs and agents, however, have adjusted their business model to address these trends.

  • Why The Time Is Right To Target Salons

    From scheduling appointments to managing walk-ins, salons and spas present unique POS opportunities. Offering solutions that allow customers to efficiently manage their business while focusing on what’s important — keeping their customers satisfied and spending — is paramount in today’s competitive selling landscape. Recently, Rohan Mani, Director, Reseller Division at Harbortouch, took time to speak with The Business Solutions Network about why you should be targeting the salon market, how to overcome the significant challenges it presents, and more.

  • VIP Account Program Helps Build Stronger Portfolios And Displace The Competition

    All of us in the Payments/POS industry enjoy the low attrition that comes with POS systems. This stickiness is thanks to the integral role that these systems play for the business.

  • Sell The Benefits Of Big Data For Small Business

    “Big Data” has become a buzzword in the business world, but many retailers and restaurateurs don’t know how it impacts their business. When VARs and MSPs understand how sales, employee performance, inventory, and customer behavior data empowers small businesses to improve operations and boost bottom lines, they sell more products and services to retailers and restaurateurs.

POS & PAYMENT PROCESSING SOLUTIONS

  • SkyTab Pay-at-the-Table Solution

    SkyTab is a powerful mobile solution that is a true game-changer for the hospitality and foodservice industries. It combines state-of-the-art hardware with simple and intuitive software to deliver an exceptional experience for businesses and their guests.