Category: Guest Blog

Top Ten Features for POS System Software

Managing a small business is no easy feat, even if your multitasking skills are that of a superhero’s. Whether you’re serving up culinary masterpieces from a food truck, or you’ve cornered the market on tourist trinkets, utilizing a POS is crucial to the smooth operation and profitability of any small business. Here’s a look at

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Navigating the waters of hardware acquisition: Purchase vs. as-a-Service

In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of understanding the true costs associated with owning business hardware. Once you are cognisant of your hardware’s total cost of ownership, you are better equipped to make the difficult decision between making a CapEx purchase or subscribing to a solution provided as-a-Service. In order to help

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What are your true POS hardware costs?

The decision between purchasing a POS system and subscribing to an outcome guaranteed by as-a-Service programs is not as cut and dry as you would think. In the SMB landscape, making this decision can be a very daunting ordeal for a business owner who has never felt the pain of owning business hardware technology. The decision a business makes

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Removing Compromise from Cloud POS

Over the past decade or so, the bulk of Point of Sale solutions have consisted of one of two flavors: PC-Based and embedded (cash registers, vending, kiosks, etc) applications. Not long ago, tablet-based POS providers started to enter the fray with simple, but intuitive applications running on aesthetically-pleasing platforms aimed directly at small merchants. Then

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Utilizing Technology to Enhance the Customer Experience

Guest blog post from Scott Kreisberg is the Founder and CEO of One Step Retail Solutions. I’ve been in the retail industry for over 20 years and I can tell you that today’s modern shopper is tech savvy and constantly on the go. With the use of technology implemented in society, shoppers expect retailers to

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Advancing Cash Registers to Cloud POS

1776 to 2013: Cash Register to Cloud POS   Let’s take a look at where technology was back in 1776, the birth of our nation…  For starters the Franklin Stove was invented to produce more heat and less smoke and warm the house more efficiently.  Then there was the farm plow, which has been virtually

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