Creating and executing effective content can help your customers better understand the issues they face. Done right, it’s also a significant value-add to your marketing efforts — and a proven way to convert prospects into customers.
The growing number of IoT devices calls for more connected devices, which means software quality becomes the topmost priority for organizations. Software testing is a process of reviewing and evaluating a software application regarding its quality and compliance with specific requirements. It aims at identifying and fixing defects at early stages of the software development process. Software testing is not only an important part of quality assurance but also makes the software development process simpler and easier.
Based on the IT Glue Global 2019 Benchmark Survey, increased competition and downward price pressure are two major issues currently faced by MSPs. When you think about it, these are to be expected in a rapidly growing market with relatively low barriers to entry. More service providers enter the market, and prospective clients compare their many options. Since the suite of services offered between MSPs are generally undifferentiated (commoditized), the most salient variable when choosing a service provider becomes price.
I don’t know any of my passwords. I’m okay with this. I don’t need to know them. I don’t want to know them. I don’t use the same password twenty times over, and I don’t have a little notebook with passwords in it sitting in my desk drawer, either. I just don’t know any of my passwords.
Between the limited implementations available and the high cost, adding a tableside device to their ecosystem provided more problems than solutions for resellers. However, recent changes in the industry have allowed this technology to increase sales and augment the considerable value resellers can already provide.
As more SMBs realize they are no longer able to fly under the proverbial cyberattack radar, there’s a big opportunity for managed service providers (MSPs) at several levels to get in on offering security services.
When we talk about phishing, it might conjure up memories of scam emails from foreign princes, chock-full of terrible typos, grammar mistakes, and other easy-to-spot signs that the message might not be legitimate. If you’re thinking in those terms, it might shock you to find out how many people actually fall for such attacks.
Threats are everywhere, and endpoint security simply isn’t enough to keep your clients safe. Pairing domain name system (DNS) protection with endpoint security is a proactive way to prevent costly network attacks. Most clients, however, don’t understand the need for this added layer of security.
Small businesses are part of the UK’s economic lifeblood. SMBs account for at least 99.5% of businesses in every main industry sector and we need to support and protect them in this challenging climate. Technology is key to helping small businesses grow, reach new customers and thrive. But digital technologies can present challenges and difficulties for any business, the top one is cybersecurity issues.
Shif4 Payments is a leading national provider of touch-screen point of sale (POS) systems and payment processing services. As pioneers of the "as a service" model, Shif4 Payments offers an unprecedented "free" POS program that allows the company's sales partners to offer a full-featured POS system with no up-front costs.
Taylor Business Group is an executive coaching and peer group firm that focuses on IT Solution Providers and Copier Dealers. Founded in 2001, Taylor has brought efficiencies and higher profits to IT Solution Providers through a focused effort in delivering best practices to the Service Provider and Copier Dealer's service, sales and administrative functions.
|RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.|
SherWeb has been helping businesses around the world work smarter in the cloud since 1998. Our cloud solutions help companies be more agile in today’s competitive market and trim IT costs.
EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) is a leading payment technology and services provider. We offer an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.
So, you want to start and MSP? Learn about the dying case for hourly billing, technological considerations when transitioning from VAR to MSP, and how to play the long game in this free collection of articles.
Not everyone has the time or inclination to handle laundry on their own. This can present a tremendous business opportunity for laundromats. According to a market research report by IBISWorld, “The laundromat industry had a total revenue of $5 billion in 2018.” With a wash and fold service, your merchants can help their customers to enjoy more of their free time while taking advantage of a lucrative business opportunity.
Thanks to new technology, both business owners and customers can benefit from the ability to place online takeout orders. This can help to speed along the process for your merchants’ business while providing a streamlined and easy way for customers to order their favorites from their menu. According to GloriaFood.com, “Since 2014, digital ordering and delivery has grown 300% faster than dine-in-traffic.
With payment experiences changing in the United States, a growing number of restaurants across the country are starting to grab hold of the latest tableside ordering technology called Pay-at-the-Table (PATT). These options allow them to better meet customer demand for ease of payments while also streamlining their processes and making their operations run more efficiently.
Content marketing is integral to every business. Engaging your customer base can boost sales and increase revenue. At the forefront of the content marketing strategy should be a focus on video. Online video has become one of the main activities consumed while using smart phones. According to Statista, “85% of all internet users in the United States watched online video content monthly on their devices.”
The number one goal of any business is to drive sales, and as a result, increase profitability. It’s not about how much you make, but how much you can keep at the end. Easier said than done, right? Everyone is looking for the slightest of advantages to gain prospects’ trust and business. According to newvoicemedia.com, “After one negative experience, fifty-one percent of customers will never do business with that company again.” We take a look at six ways to increase profitability and your bottom line.
Operating a hotel or other form of lodging involves numerous challenges, not the least of which is the satisfaction of guests. Your merchants must also make sure that bookings are handled in an accurate manner. Along with handling payment processing for actual bookings, merchants must also have a system in place that will allow them to process payments and provide superior customer service whether their guests are using the restaurant, bar, spa, or other service.
Exceeding customer and industry expectations, the Series 4000 is the ultimate heavy-duty cash drawer. Unmatched durability along with flexible storage space, and various sizing, color and customized options, these features make the Series 4000 another reason for APG’s reputation as the preferred choice.
A MOBILE SOLUTION FOR GREATER FEXIBILITY
APG’s Stratis™ tablet holder is designed for retailers who want the look and feel of an integrated POS terminal while maintaining the flexibility of Thinbility POS. Designed to present the tablet to both the clerk and the customer with a smooth rail system, the adjustable clamping system allows for a variety of tablet sizes to be used. A hidden button releases the tablet converting it from a thin POS station to a mobile solution in seconds.
Most of our clients have ambitious plans for their MSP business. They aspire to double their revenue and simultaneously increase their gross margin and NOI dramatically over the next 18 months. Simply put, they aspire to build a scalable business model capable of driving profitable growth for years to come.
BLUETOOTH-ENABLED CASH DRAWERS
Need your POS device to become mobile? The BluePRO® Bluetooth device enables a cash drawer to pair with a mobile device allowing retailers to wirelessly synchronize and create direct relationship. The BluePRO® device requires integration with a trusted POS software.