SMB – Getting Started with Social Media

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

June 27, 2014

Social Media for Small Business

Social media is here to stay. Just look at the numbers. Facebook – Over 1 billion users worldwide in only 10 yearsLinkedIn – 240 million active users worldwide with 3 million business pagesTwitter – 560 million active users generating over 5,700 ‘tweets’ per secondGoogle+ - 400...

Email Communications: Five Things To Consider

John McEvoy

June 19, 2014

Email Communications

Despite the rise in the number of channels for marketing communications, email marketing remains one of the most successful tools to help businesses connect and grow. Email marketing isn’t only for those larger companies that have production teams building HTML emails.  It...

SMBs – Marketing Basics: 3 Keys

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

June 19, 2014

SMB Marketing

Sales – critical to business’ success. Marketing – critical to sales.  Sales and marketing and intertwined. One without the other would be like a car without an engine, or an engine without fuel. Whether an individual or a company, if you want to drive sales, you’re going...

6 Reasons Mobile POS is Gaining Traction

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

June 6, 2014

Mobile POS

Mobile and tablet based point-of-sale has been a hot topic issue for quite some time. The prevalence and popularity of consumer devices in the world of point-of-sale (POS) is on the rise. Both vendors and retailers see value in this new wave of business solutions. Here are six...

State of the Payments Industry: Quarterly Update

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

June 4, 2014

State of the Payments Industry

Q2 2014 InfographicPublished:  Jun. 4th, 2014As things progress into the second quarter, momentum in payments and associated technologies continues to scale at a rapid pace. As the market evolves, consumers and businesses will begin to coalesce around technology solutions...

Beacons - Evolving in Retail and Payments

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

May 29, 2014

Beacons

Retailers are constantly looking for opportunities to gain a competitive edge. Not only do they compete with one another, but they also compete with consumer shopping habits like showrooming (i.e., researching products in-store only to buy them online somewhere else later on)....

Why Privacy Matters

Greg Cohen | VIEW PROFILE

May 22, 2014

Why Privacy Matters

In the Declaration of Independence, the founding fathers outlined what they saw as inalienable rights to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Privacy, however, was not mentioned.  In fact, privacy is not guaranteed by the Declaration or the Constitution. It was...

What is "Merchant Services"?

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

May 21, 2014

What is Merchant Services?

Collecting and processing payments from your customers is a basic yet essential function of your business. Payment processing options are continuously expanding, making it critical for business owners to have a complete understanding of each available method. Merchant services...

The Battle for Hyperspeed Commerce in the Internet Age

Henry Helgeson | VIEW PROFILE

May 15, 2014

Hyperspeed Commerce

The Internet has facilitated new ways to connect consumers with products that were previously unimagined. There’s basically nothing you can’t buy online today, from a penny to a yacht. But the real challenge isn’t rooted in finding something online anymore; it’s in getting...

Showrooming, Webrooming and Local Searches

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

May 14, 2014

Showrooming, Webrooming and Local Searches

Each month, approximately 2.9 billion people access the Internet and a good portion of that activity is centered on shopping. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), online (e-commerce) retail sales now comprise over six percent of all retail activity.Over the past...