Industry Insights

  1. Lockdown Lessons Episode 1: Securing Your Business
    11/4/2019

    The right security layers can protect you from threats on all sides. Check out Webroot Lockdown Lessons videos to discover how layered cybersecurity can benefit your business.

  2. Lockdown Lessons: Securing Your Business First
    10/8/2019

    When you consider modern attacks, it’s pretty obvious that all businesses—managed service providers (MSPs), small- to medium- sized businesses (SMBs), etc.—need a strong lineup of cyber-defense tools, not just a barebones firewall and old-fashioned antivirus. You need to protect your business first, and to do that, you have to build out a strong cybersecurity stack that can actually withstand the onslaught of modern malware.

  3. Security As A Service – Where Do I Start?
    9/25/2019

    Every managed service provider seems to be focusing on security these days. For an MSP adding security services, or an MSSP looking to target a new market segment, here are the common questions I frequently get when I meet with service providers.

  4. Bundling Security Services To Improve Pricing And Close Ratios
    9/25/2019

    Today’s businesses succeed by selling a handful of bundled items to a large number of customers. Think about restaurants, where the trend has been away from a’ la carte menus to limited menus, because it’s easier, more efficient, and requires less skill to produce a few entrée/side dish combinations than to try to fulfill each diner’s specific requests.

  5. Finding The Right Fit For Your Merchants’ Laundromat POS System
    9/17/2019

    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.

  6. How Your Merchants Can Make The Most Of Their Online Ordering And Takeout POS Systems
    9/17/2019

    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.

  7. Pay-at-the-Table Solves Common Restaurant Industry Issues
    9/17/2019

    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.

  8. Five Ways Online Video Can Boost Your Sales
    9/17/2019

    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.”

  9. Show Me The Money: How To Increase Profitability In Your Business
    9/17/2019

    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.

  10. Finding The Right Fit For Your Merchants’ Hotel And Lodging POS System
    9/17/2019

    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.