Big Data Does Your Restaurant Need It?

W. Edwards Deming, Data Scientist

"Big Data" Does Your Restaurant Need It?

“Without data you’re just another person with an opinion.”

W. Edwards Deming, Data Scientist

 

Big Data, promises to revolutionize the way businesses sell products and services, understand customers and optimize marketing campaigns. How do restaurants utilize this Big Data and why should they?

By |July 26th, 2016|Features & Options|0 Comments

SaaS Restaurant POS Pricing Comparison

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SaaS Restaurant POS

Pricing Comparison

Comparing SaaS Restaurant POS Systems is not as simple as we expected and a bit confusing to say the least! The information used for our SaaS Restaurant POS Pricing Comparison came from either the POS developer's website, a company sales quote or was provided by the POS developer, the source for all pricing is clearly referenced for each brand. Before we get started, let's be clear that POS Advice does not sell or promote any of the restaurant POS solutions included in our comparison. We are an independent and unbiased Internet resource for restaurant POS information. If you need help comparing restaurant POS solutions, we are happy to assist and have several free resources available for restaurateurs. Download our free e-Book and use our free 3-step Restaurant POS Purchase Guide to save Time, Money and Aggravation!

By |April 6th, 2016|Financial, Hardware, Software|0 Comments

Every Restaurant Needs EMV

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If you have upgraded to a working EMV reader and are dipping EMV eligible cards then this Every Restaurant Needs EMV to Protect Against Customer Fraud post is not for YOU! If you think your restaurant or bar is too small to get hacked, statistically the odds are in your favor that you probably will not be hacked, but that does not protect you from EMV customer fraud! If you think you are safe from Credit Card Fraud because you don't have a POS system, you are WRONG! If you have not upgraded your credit card terminal or POS system to process EMV cards than this is for YOU!

By |March 18th, 2016|Credit Cards, Financial|0 Comments

Millennials Marketing Tip

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Millennials are Using Re-loadable Debit Cards

as a Budgeting Tool!

Encourage Millennials to Use Your Prepaid Re-loadable Gift Card Like a Debit Card and Increase Your Profits! A TD Bank Survey published in April shows Millennials are using re-loadable debit cards as a budgeting tool. This is the generation facing mountains of student loan debt and double-digit unemployment.

By |November 2nd, 2015|Features & Options, Software|0 Comments

BEFORE You Shop for a Restaurant POS

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BEFORE You Shop for a Restaurant POS

"Before You Shop for a Restaurant POS" will save you time, money and aggravation! The restaurant POS system is a critical investment for your restaurant. It is important that you understand "How Restaurant POS Systems are Sold" so you can make an informed purchase decision and maximize the return on your POS investment. Before You Shop for a Restaurant POS will give you the details on how the Restaurant POS industry operates and teach you the questions to ask so you can make the right decision for your business.

By |September 22nd, 2015|Credit Cards, Hardware, Software|2 Comments

Credit Card Fraud Liability Shifts 10-1-15

Credit Card Fraud Liability

Shifts to the Merchant on October 1, 2015

If the Merchant Can't Process EMV Cards

Time is Running Out for EMV Compliance What are EMV cards?

What does all this mean?

Why should a merchant care?

What do merchants need to do?

What are EMV Cards? EMV is short for Europay MasterCard Visa and describes an electronic chip that is embedded on the front of credit cards. The specifications for these chips were first published in 1996 and have been the standard for authenticating credit and debit card transactions for many years throughout the world, except in the United States.

By |March 23rd, 2015|Announcements, Credit Cards, PCI|0 Comments

Restaurant POS an Investment that Pays for Itself

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that Pays for Itself

The correct Restaurant POS system, properly installed and programmed will quickly pay for itself and then keep on paying! We calculate this return of and return on your investment based on several ongoing factors which we will explain. Our ROI does not include the value of faster customer service, management reporting benefits or the peace of mind that a restaurant POS provides.

By |February 27th, 2015|Features & Options, Financial|0 Comments

Digital Restaurant Loyalty

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Why Loyalty Programs Matter

Why Digital Loyalty is a Must

 

Why Loyalty Programs Matter

The punch card loyalty concept still works and has for years! Restaurant Loyalty has always been the foundation of restaurant marketing programs. Restaurant Loyalty Programs build brand loyalty and drive repeat business, currently 30% of all restaurants offer some form of loyalty program. According to the National Restaurant Association, 56% of family restaurants and 69% of fine dining restaurants utilize a loyalty program.

By |February 16th, 2015|Features & Options, Software|0 Comments

Restaurant Online and Order Ahead Solutions Differ Greatly

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Solutions Differ Greatly

Customers love restaurant online and order ahead solutions for many reasons! They don't have to wait for someone to answer the phone or spend time on hold waiting for someone to take their order, they are able to place their order when they want and confirm that the order is entered exactly they way they want it and they can pay for their order online so there is no hassle when their delivery arrives or they can just walk in and pick-up their order without dealing with a cashier. Customers can quickly reorder items previously ordered and they can order from either their smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop PC and in many cases from Facebook, pretty easy to see why customers love restaurant online and order ahead solutions!

By |January 30th, 2015|Features & Options, Software|0 Comments

The Restaurant Zone

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You and the Zone!

The Restaurant Zone is a must for busy restaurateurs and industry professionals! The Restaurant Zone is an online scam-free and spam-free platform for restaurant related classified advertising and restaurant jobs. It is the only website providing dedicated cost effective restaurant classified advertising and access to a restaurant jobs board with an affordable price for employers and free for job seekers.

 

By |November 12th, 2014|Announcements|0 Comments