Category Archives: Business Tips

Tips to protect against, and recover from, a security or data breach

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Tips: Protect against, and recover from, a security or data breach When hackers target a major corporation with millions of customers, it makes headlines. However, small businesses may actually face a much bigger threat from cybercriminals.  Most small business owners—87%, according to a recent survey by Manta—don’t believe they’re at risk of experiencing a cyberattack. But […]

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Clover Employee Cards

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Set up your employees to clock in with a swipe card by using Clover Employee Cards. Log in to your Clover Station by swiping Clover Employee Cards instead of entering a passcode. This gives your Clover Station added security and lets employees log in without a passcode. You can use this feature if you are […]

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Five Free Marketing Tips For Your Business

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Five Free Marketing Tips for your business to help you increase your brand presence and foot traffic.  Getting more customers in the door is the goal of every business owner, but it can get expensive. Here, we review some free marketing tips for your business so you can see a bump in foot traffic without […]

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The secret to happier employees

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The secret to happier employees “Your employees are your greatest asset,” is a phrase probably everyone in business has heard. Happy employees mean higher retention, increased efficiency, and happier customers. Happy employees are also good for managers and owners, because it means less time spent recruiting replacements, better customer service, and thus more repeat customers. […]

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Increase customer loyalty: return policy

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Increase your customer loyalty with a generous return policy For many small businesses, the idea of a generous return policy can seem nerve-wracking when it comes to their bottom line. Whether it’s the idea that unscrupulous customers will take advantage of it via the storied “loan” from a store (buying something, using it, and bringing it back), […]

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How is that Website coming along?

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Ecommerce is growing at a rapid pace. Retail brick and mortar has been the same for years. In order to purchase something, you had to go to a store and get it. There were no other means to shop. Consumers would flock to stores in order to take advantage of coupon sales and get their […]

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PAY ATTENTION!

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Pay Attention………… to the power behind the number 1! I remember my 5th Grade teacher, Mrs. Duff, telling us “Pay Attention”, several times a day! Not to me of course, I was an angel……..eh-hem! But yeah, paying attention is drilled into us at a very young age. As we grow older we all know that […]

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Survey SAYS.!.!.!.Time for Family! The #1 answer on the board to this question?

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No its not Family Feud, but I ran across a very interesting survey from our friends over at Manta the other day, and I just felt compelled to share this information with everyone. The survey called, The Small Business Wellness Index, took polls from 1,158 small business owners across America and asked them “Give us […]

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Processing Fee Definitions. A resource guide for Visa, Master Card, Discover fees.

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  Here is a quick list of fees and their definitions you will see on your card processing fee statement. Please print out or re-visit this site/blog if you have a question on what a certain fee may be listed on your statement. Visa .11% – Debit Assessment – This assessment applies to gross Visa debit transaction […]

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OOOO-K! What does this say?

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Reading and understanding your card processing statement can be challenging! So you have chosen your merchant services provider because the agent wowed you with this great rate that will save you a bundle on your card processing fees. You open your statement and you have no idea if you are getting the quoted rate or […]

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