Posts by Brant Wilson

iPad POS: The Next Generation Solution For All Retailers?

by Brant Wilson

April 29, 2014 in Business/Freelance

Are you one of those people who hate to wait in lines to bill your purchases? Well, wait no more, as iPad and Wi-Fi based Point of Sale systems are now here to stay. iPad POS systems are the wave of the future and they offer multiple benefits that will streamline your billing process by as much as 60 percent. dmpinkThe business website Entrepreneur, states that retailers have yet to jump on to the handheld POS system but its popularity is a given. In fact, the Alabama State University Stadium was the first to incorporate the virtual billing system for its concession vendor service during the first game of the year. The handheld billing systems made it possible to clear a record 5721 sales in the matter of a few hours. This rapid billing system impressed other stadium owners as well and handheld billing systems may be expected to be implemented at all major stadiums in the US. Although this does seem impressive, is it really possible to phase out the traditional billing register and use only tablet-based systems?

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iStock Promo Codes – April 2014

by Brant Wilson

April 3, 2014 in Freebies Resources

We have something a little different for you today. Our friends over at iStock reached out to us to let us know about a promotion they are running and gave us these promo codes to share with our readers for additional savings off any credit pack…

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How to Save Money with POS Software

by Brant Wilson

March 21, 2014 in Articles

Point of sale (POS) software is making the world of sales significantly easier. With a quality POS system you can significantly increase revenue, reduce overhead, and grow your business by putting funds more toward where they are needed to make your business run more smoothly. By quickly giving you solutions to problems with inventory management, loss prevention, planning for the future, reducing labor, improving vendor relations, and directed marketing you and your employees will have more time and money to spend focusing on what your business was created to do.

Inventory Management

Keeping track of your inventory at all times is one of the most important things that a business can do. In fact, retailers lose $224 billion due to excess inventory and $43 billion from not having inventory in stock. Many POS systems take much of the guesswork out of your inventory by continually tracking what you have and what you’ve sold. Obviously, there will still be times where you and your employees will have to manually count inventory but the need won’t be nearly as frequent.

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eCommerce Basics for New Online Store Owners

by Brant Wilson

January 15, 2014 in Business/Freelance

When you first set up an online store, you may be happy just to have all of the work to get the store up and running done. Maybe you think the work on your site is finished, and now it’s time to shift to fulfilling orders and taking care of customer issues. It’s not that simple. When your store is brand new, it’s not time to stop working on your site. In a way, you’re just getting started.

Analytics are Important

Once your store is up and running, you can start figuring out how your site really needs to be set up. Until people actually start interacting with your site, there’s no way to tell how all of the pieces are working or what can be improved. You can use good eCommerce principles to get started, and that will certainly give you better results than having no idea what a good eCommerce site needs to look like or how it needs to work. But what you really need in order to make your site as profitable as it can be are eCommerce analytics.

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