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Local SEO is powered by your webiste. Earning the Goolge "Local 3-Pack" is your goal.

Small Business, Google Search Results, & the Impact of Google’s ‘Local 3-Pack’

Until a few years ago, if a person ran a Google search for office equipment, a Mexican restaurant or a dry cleaners in their area, they’d be served a results page ...

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You have choices when accounting for credit card processing fees.

Accounting for Credit Card Processing Fees

We are nearing the time when cash-only small businesses will be making their final curtain call. For years, some small businesses dealt in cash or checks because get...

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Paying Tipped Employees: What You Need to Know

There are many reasons why someone may want to work as an employee who receives tips as part of their compensation. Although jobs like waiting tables can be physical...

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Using an EMV chip credit card helps stop fraud.

What is EMV Non-Compliance?

And why am I being charged for it?!?

Maybe you haven’t switched because you’re afraid of costs. Maybe you’re worried about training your staff. Or maybe you just think that changing will be a hass...

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Bitcoin and blockchain will change how restaurants do business

Bitcoin and Blockchain for Restaurants

This new technology can change the restaurant business

Like other businesses, technology is an important operational component for restaurants. But are bitcoin and blockchain the right technologies for the food industry?...

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What Bitcoin and Blockchain Mean to Small Businesses

In our previous article, you learned what bitcoin and blockchain are, how they are related, and their differences. The possibilities for larger enterprises are prett...

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bitcoin computing

Bitcoin? Blockchain? Which is Which? Does it Matter?

Lately, the media have been reporting almost non-stop on bitcoin.  Or is it blockchain?   Or is it both? If you’re new to bitcoin (and blockchain), all of the ...

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Cash discount or credit card surcharge can make for an interesting business choice.

Cash Discounts & Credit Card Surcharges Explained

Beware the Hidden Cost of Doing a Cash-Only Business

It makes good business sense to accept credit cards. Not only do many people pay exclusively with credit cards, but those paying with a card tend to spend more. (It...

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Payment Processor vs. Payment Gateway — Any Difference?

If you’re a small business owner, you may sometimes feel overwhelmed by all of the details of running your own business, not to mention the new vocabulary that com...

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Small businesses need to invest the time to identify their "disaster" risks and create a plan to recover from them should they ever occur.

Creating A Disaster Recovery Plan For Your Business

40% of Small Businesses NEVER Reopen After a Disaster

Fire. Earthquake. Flood. Data Systems Crash. Theft. The unexpected happens to businesses every day. Without a disaster recovery plan in place, the results can be pr...

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