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Latest Small Business Technology Tips, Trends and Advice

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How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | November 15, 2021

There is a variety of credit card machines with different capabilities and price points. Here's what to look for when choosing one.

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Food Truck Tech: What You Need to Know
By Andreas Rivera | November 12, 2021

Restaurants on wheels are staying competitive with the latest apps and technology.

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What SMBs Need to Know About Electronic Logging Devices
By Sean Peek | November 12, 2021

If you operate a small fleet, you may be required to adhere to new regulations.

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Everything You Need to Know About NFC Mobile Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | November 11, 2021

Does your business need to accept NFC payments? You might if your customers use smartphones to pay for purchases.

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What Is a Cloud-Based Phone System?
By Jeff Hale | November 11, 2021

Many popular business tools now operate from the cloud, including modern phone systems. Will a cloud-based phone system work for your business?

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What Is a Cloud PBX?
By Jeff Hale | November 11, 2021

A cloud-based private branch exchange (PBX) is a modern way for companies to communicate and route calls via the internet. Learn what to look for in a cloud PBX system.

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What Is Interactive Voice Response (IVR)?
By Jeff Hale | November 11, 2021

IVR systems can save your business time and money and boost customer satisfaction. Learn how IVR works.

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The Benefits of Restaurant iPad POS Systems
By Skye Schooley | November 09, 2021

Most restaurants need some form of POS system to take food orders and ring up sales. Learn how an iPad POS system can benefit your restaurant.

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Wave Accounting Software Alternatives
By Jamie Johnson | November 09, 2021

Looking for an alternative to Wave accounting software? These seven Wave alternatives include project management and time-tracking features.

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What Is a Cyber Attack?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | November 04, 2021

Discover the type of damage a cyber attack can do to any business, and some of the top ways to prevent them.

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Trucking Technology Is Improving Fuel Efficiency
By Matt D'Angelo | November 03, 2021

In-cab solutions like Vnomics' True Fuel help drivers improve fuel economy on the road.

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How Telematics Can Improve Worksite Productivity
By Matt D'Angelo | November 02, 2021

Collect data to keep your fleet and heavy machinery working as efficiently as possible.

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How to Accept ACH Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | November 02, 2021

Small business owners should consider payment methods beyond cash, checks and credit cards. See if ACH payments are right for your company.

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5 Tools for Tracking Your Remote Staff's Productivity
By Skye Schooley | November 01, 2021

How do you know if your remote staff is actually working and not wasting time? Here are five tools for tracking employee productivity.

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Switching CRMs? 4 Tips to Make It a Hassle-Free Transition
By Alex Haimann | November 01, 2021

Looking for a new CRM? Learn how to streamline the process for your business.

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What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | November 01, 2021

Learn what a POS system is, how it works and how your business can benefit from having one.

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The Best PayPal Alternatives
By Jennifer Dublino | October 18, 2021

PayPal is a popular payment facilitator that can help your business start accepting credit cards, but it's not the only game in town. Here are some PayPal alternatives to consider.

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How to Accept Apple Pay
By Jennifer Dublino | October 15, 2021

Apple Pay is the top contactless mobile payment method in the U.S. Learn how your business can start accepting Apple Pay online and in person.

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Which Business Internet Services Type Is Right for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | October 14, 2021

From dial-up to cable and satellite, businesses have more options than ever for internet service. Here's how to evaluate and implement the right business internet service for your organization.

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Stripe vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | October 13, 2021

When you're choosing a credit card processor, two top options to consider are Stripe and Square. Here is how they measure up against one another.

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How to Choose the Best Retail POS System for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | October 12, 2021

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best retail POS system for your company.

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How to Develop an Access Control Policy
By Erik Sherman | October 11, 2021

Access control policies are an important element of a business's access control system. Learn why you need an access control policy, how to create one, and what it should include.

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Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 08, 2021

If you already use QuickBooks for your accounting software, you may be interested in its POS software as well. Here's what you need to know about its desktop POS product.

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Affordable Access Control Systems for Small Businesses
By Sean Peek | October 06, 2021

Business security systems give you the freedom to install the equipment on your own and monitor your protection from your mobile device.

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Fail Safe vs. Fail Secure
By Erik Sherman | October 06, 2021

Fail-safe and fail-secure locks are critical access control tools that protect your business and the people within. Learn how they work and which system is best for your company.

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How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 06, 2021

PayPal Invoicing makes it easy to send professional invoices. This guide will have you doing it in no time.

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Best Uses for Tablets at Your Restaurant
By Sean Peek | September 30, 2021

You can save time and money and improve your customers' dining experience with tablets at your restaurant.

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Types of Phone Systems
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 27, 2021

When choosing a phone system for your business, you have three main options: KSU, PBX and VoIP. Learn about them to decide which one is best for your business.

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management
By Shannon Flynn | September 23, 2021

Cybersecurity risk management helps companies see which steps are the most important for their companies, leading to more effective security strategies.

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VPN and Online Privacy: What You Need to Know Before Connecting
By Stella Morrison | September 23, 2021

Using a VPN connection makes your browsing extremely secure.