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December 5, 2016

10 tips on how to pack your venue these holidays.

The holidays are right around the corner and you’re looking for a way to cut through the noise. Here are some holiday tips restaurants, bars and cafes can use this season. PRE – HOLIDAY STRATEGY Put together a Holiday Menu Make […]

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November 29, 2016

Struggling with Your Setup? Some Quick Network Troubleshooting Tips

Service interruptions can be a bummer. We get that. That’s why we built out our infrastructure with such a high level of redundancy and failsafes: to eliminate downtime. It’s also why we’re monitoring our servers 24 hours a day, 7 […]

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November 21, 2016

Fairfax Launch Cashless Events Across Australia

Kicking off with the Brisbane night noodle markets Fairfax has brought the cashless event concept to cities across Australia. Melbourne night noodle markets are running from the 10 – 27th of November at the Birrarung Marr. So What’s the Big […]

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November 11, 2016

Cloud VS Legacy POS – Leave Your Legacy Behind

Cloud vs legacy pos – How you can make the switch painlessly You’ve ended up here because you’re probably frustrated with your current Point of Sale system. You’ve probably read multiple cloud vs legacy pos comparison articles, but what you’re really […]

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October 31, 2016

Mobile Payments – How SMBs Can Stay Competitive

A couple of years ago, the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company put out a small report called “Innovation and Disruption in U.S. Merchant Payments.” Here’s a quick summary on electronic and mobile payments: Electronic payment volume in the United […]

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October 26, 2016

Digital Strategy For Your Restaurant

In the pre-internet days of owning and operating a restaurant, an owner’s digital strategy was a simple one: Be careful with that chef’s knife, lest you slice off one of your digits. That’s a great strategy, and remains relevant even […]

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October 24, 2016

Cashless Transactions – Your New Transaction (Coming to the US)

We were on our way to the Night Noodle Markets last evening, and my partner says to me, “We’d better stop off at an ATM on the way.” “Pffft.” – I’ve seen first hand how quickly merchants are adopting technologies […]

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October 10, 2016

Digital Payments: Australian Customers Are So Over Cash

G’day, Australian businesses. Here’s an interesting fact: as of mid-2015, nearly half of you were accepting digital payments from your customers using Paypal or some other similar digital wallet/mobile app. Here’s a more interesting fact from the same source: for […]

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October 4, 2016

Growing customer loyalty with digital punch cards

Having a loyal customer base can be the golden ticket for a business. But it can be hard to keep track of customer loyalty and know if you’re doing the right things to help grow it. Loyalty punch cards can […]

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October 4, 2016

The Restaurant of Tomorrow, Imagined Today

Everyone loves to think about what the future will be like. Not the short term one, the thinking about which involves setting up college funds for the kids and wondering if you’ll ever be able to retire comfortably. I mean […]

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September 8, 2016

Haste Makes Waste—So Do Restaurants (But Not This One)

No matter the end result of any process of creation, waste is an inevitable by-product. When a builder puts up a house, she’s left with scrap wood for which there is no use. When an artist paints a landscape, he’ll […]

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September 6, 2016

Kounta at Xerocon South 2016

Well, it’s that time of year again. Time to loosen our ties, let our hair down, and take in the most epic cloud accounting conference to grace the southern hemisphere: Xerocon South 2016. Did that sound sarcastic? Rest assured, it wasn’t—even […]

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