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Latest Small Business Technology Tips, Trends and Advice

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How Do RFID Cards Work?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Smart cards are used by nearly all businesses today, including to accept debit and credit cards and to restrict access to certain facilities.

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How to Use Biometric Access Control Systems
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 21, 2021

For small and midsize businesses, biometric technology has many uses - along with multiple advantages and disadvantages.

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Johnson Controls Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Johnson Controls Access Control 2021 Plan and Cost. Learn more about this top security system option for small businesses.

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Kisi Access Control Costs
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Kisi is our pick as the best overall access control system. Learn more about its free trial and its subscription plans below.

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What Are Turnstile Access Control Systems?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 21, 2021

Whether it's an automated gate at a subway station or a revolving door in an office building, a turnstile is a great way to prevent unauthorized visitors and enforce security in any location.

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Brivo Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Brivo stands out among access control systems with its minimal hardware and bundled subscription option. Learn about its products and features below.

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What Is a Mantrap?
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Mantraps are expensive to purchase and install, but their costs can be quite minimal compared to the potential damage caused by an unauthorized individual gaining access to your most valuable data.

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Access Control System Guide
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Access control is critical to ensuring the security of your network, data and physical locations. Review the security providers and best practices.

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10 Ways Employee Monitoring Software Can Benefit Your Remote and In-Office Teams
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2021

Many businesses believe employee monitoring software is only useful for remote work. However, this software can be a great aid in the office as well. Here are the benefits, as well as the concerns.

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15 Top POS System Features
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2021

Find out which features to look for when you're shopping for a new POS system.

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How Much Does a New POS System Cost?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 14, 2021

There are more affordable point-of-sale system options available than ever.

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The Benefits of Discretionary Access Control
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 13, 2021

Explore how a discretionary access control system can be an easy, versatile and secure way to keep your data safe.

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8 Ways In-Store Tablets Improve the Customer Experience
By Skye Schooley | September 08, 2021

Tablets can maximize your space, improve product displays, gather customer data and more.

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How to Choose a Bar POS System
By Skye Schooley | August 31, 2021

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best bar POS system for your business.

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A Guide to Help You Choose POS Software
By Skye Schooley | August 31, 2021

Choosing the right point-of-sale software is a big deal for your business. You want to make sure your POS software serves your company's needs.

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How Smart Dining Is Changing the Restaurant Industry
By Sean Peek | August 30, 2021

It's not just about automation – smart dining means a better experience for customers.

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Restaurant Receipt Printers: Thermal vs. Impact
By Sean Peek | August 30, 2021

How to decide which type of receipt printer you need and where you should put it.

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Which Business Phone System Is Best for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | August 30, 2021

Your business phone system determines how convenient it is to communicate with clients and colleagues. Find out how to choose the best for your business.

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How to Choose a POS Cash Register
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 30, 2021

Learn about the differences between a traditional cash register and a POS system.

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Cracking the Code: The Pros and Cons of QR Codes
By Rachelle Gordon | August 30, 2021

QR codes have many benefits, but before deciding if they are right for your business, understand their disadvantages as well.

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12 Reasons Your Restaurant Needs Modern POS Software
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 25, 2021

Learn how a new POS system can help your restaurant manage orders, inventory, staff and a host of other back-office tasks.

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POS Reports Your Retail Business Should Be Using
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 23, 2021

Increase sales and minimize waste at your store with the data already in your POS system.

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Why You Need an Acceptable Use Policy and How to Create One
By Andrew Martins | August 23, 2021

By establishing rules for how devices are used on the company network, you can help your employees avoid dangerous digital practices.

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | August 20, 2021

HR reporting can provide your business with critical insight into your workforce and how it operates.

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The Best GPS Fleet Tracking Services of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 13, 2021

Here are the best GPS fleet tracking services to help you stay on top of your company drivers and their cargo.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments: A Beginner's Guide
By Adam Uzialko | August 13, 2021

You know your business needs to accept credit cards. So how can your business accept them?

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Business Scams 101: Common Schemes and How to Avoid Them
By business.com editorial staff | August 12, 2021

Scammers want to steal from your company. Here’s what they do, and how you can shut them down.

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Is Internet Faxing Safe? How to Send and Receive Faxes Online Safely
By Stella Morrison | August 06, 2021

There's no need to fear a lack of security if your company decides to send and receive faxes online.

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Jennifer Dublino | August 06, 2021

What's the difference between a payment gateway and a payment processor?

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The Best Medical Billing Services of 2021
By Adam Uzialko | July 29, 2021

Medical billing services offer healthcare organizations the option to outsource their revenue cycle management (RCM) processes, including medical coding and billing.