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Surveillance Security Cameras Installation Maintenance

Jan 22, 2020 2:19:39 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Additional Products and Services

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Restaurant & Bar Security Camera Systems

Bars and restaurants face a large range of security challenges on a daily basis. A constantly changing customer base and high employee turnover leave bars and restaurants at particular risk of theft. The benefits of a properly installed bar or restaurant video surveillance system can improve safety and security for customers, employees and business owners alike.

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Interchange Plus Pricing is not always perfect.

Jan 17, 2020 12:37:20 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Merchant Services Payment Processing

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As more information becomes available about credit card processing and more people with superficial knowledge write about the topic, interchange plus is often touted as the be-all end-all to opaque billing and high credit card processing charges. This is a dangerously expensive misconception.

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Tiered pricing or interchange plus?

Jan 17, 2020 12:14:17 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Merchant Services Payment Processing

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Understanding how credit card processing fees are determined and how different merchant account pricing models work can save your business hundreds of dollars a month in transaction costs. One of the first questions you’ll ask is “Which should I go with, tiered pricing or interchange plus?” Tiered pricing is never in your best interest, but don’t just take my word for it. In this article, I’ll lay out the differences so you can see for yourself.

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How to Communicate Reward/Loyalty Program Changes

Dec 20, 2019 3:21:38 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Reward Cards

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Remember when Starbucks made changes to their customer loyalty program and it resulted in a 50% plunge in customer perception? If stories like that make you hesitant to make changes to your customer loyalty program, don’t fret. Sometimes, change is necessary and benefits your members so it’s all in how you position and communicate the changes.

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Revel Systems:  Online orders are getting duplicated. At least 3 separate instances.  This is a known issue.

Dec 18, 2019 7:38:15 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Known Issues - Revel

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Please be on the lookout for duplicate online orders that first name starts with M.  It seems a scammer is using the revel online ordering system to verify credit card numbers are active.  No intention of picking up the food.
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Sonos for Business Restaurants, Retail, and Small Businesses

Dec 17, 2019 1:57:09 PM / by Craig Saling posted in Additional Products and Services, Santa Barbara Cash Register Product Spotlight

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Looking to fill your workplace or business with an endless choice of music? The Sonos system offers all the music on earth as well as a range of products to fit any business.

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