ecommerce

Shopify vs. WooCommerce – Choosing an Ecommerce Platform

If you’ve spent any time in ecommerce, you’ve likely come across a conundrum – should you choose WooCommerce or Shopify to run your online business? The answer largely depends on what you’re hoping to do with your website and how much time, skill, and resources you can afford to put into it. WooCommerce is a…

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If you’ve spent any time in ecommerce, you’ve likely come across a conundrum – should you choose WooCommerce or Shopify to run your online business?

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Credit Card Processing, Restaurants and Bars

Complete Digital Pour Review

Bars and restaurants are enjoying a renaissance in the U.S. and around the world — craft beer, delicious wine, and exciting cocktails are once again enticing people out of their homes to enjoy a tasty beverage with their friends. If you’re a brewer, bar manager, brewpub owner, or restaurateur, it’s important to create, brew, and…

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Technological innovation is closing the gap between palates and profits, and one offering, Digital Pour, promises to make managing a profitable bar, pub, or restaurant much easier.

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Medical and Dental

HealthFusion Review

MediTouch has partnerships with major organizations in the medical field, including the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association, and boasts awards like the Surescripts White Coat of Quality. Let’s take a look at what Healt Fusion’s MediTouch software can offer your practice and what others have to say about the system….

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HealthFusion is a company that offers MediTouch electronic health records and practice management software for doctors’ offices and other medical practices. Founded by physicians, the company’s website boasts more than 33,000 satisfied users in the fields of podiatry, pediatrics, cardiology, family medicine, neurology, obstetrics, orthopedics, sports medicine, surgical centers, urgent care, and more.

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Credit Card Processing

Staged Digital Wallet Fees

In March of 2017, Visa announced a staged digital wallet fee that will take effect in April of 2017. This comes well after Mastercard imposed a similar fee in 2013. Visa’s fee could result in higher interchange costs for small businesses. Which wallets does this affect, and will your business pay more to take digital…

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Until recently, a business accepting a digital wallet payment was charged the same rates as they would be for accepting a physical credit card. Now, Visa is changing the rules for certain digital wallets, called “staged” digital wallets.

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Credit Card Processing

International Credit Card Processing

We’ll break down the fees you’ll need to pay for taking payments in different currencies. In this article, we focus on popular “flat rate” payment providers in the US including Braintree, Authorize.net, PayPal, Stripe, and more. In some cases, it may be less expensive to take international payments with an interchange-plus processor. Note that this…

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If you run an ecommerce website or another type of international business, you’re probably taking payments from people all over the world. If that’s the case, you need to know what your payment provider is charging you.

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Health and Fitness

RhinoFit Gym Management Software Review

Here’s one of those multiple name/company situations. RhinoFit is a DBA of a company called Gulf Management Systems. Gulf Management Systems is an agent of a company called Strategic Payment Systems. Strategic Payment Systems is a registered independent sales organization (ISO) of Wells Fargo and of First National Bank of Omaha. Confused yet? Basically, that…

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RhinoFit offers cloud-based gym management software for fitness businesses.

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Credit Card Processing

Pros and Cons of Cloud-Based POS Systems

Cloud computing has been all the rage the past few years. According to Forrester research, annual worldwide public IT cloud services spending has grown from $47.4 billion in 2013 to $107.2 billion in 2017. Software companies in both the B2B and B2C sectors are increasingly pushing toward cloud-based, software-as-a-service business models, but is it really…

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Cloud-based POS systems are everywhere these days. Let’s look at the pros and cons of moving to the cloud.

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Business

6 Reports Every Small Business Needs to Use

Data reporting is a vital part of business – without it, how do you know how you’re truly doing? By running reports in the morning and at night, you get a glimpse of how much inventory you have on hand, daily sales totals, and more. This information should drive your budgeting, resource allocation, marketing efforts,…

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We put together this list of the most important reports to be running at least once a week, if not more.

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