In the beginning of February we featured a POS review of a new web based point of sale software called Cashier Live. This week the company’s announcement of the launch of their web based Pharmacy POS is our first roundup feature. The next feature is the announcement of NewLeads new and innovative “show order system” also known as SOS. Our third featured article is an easy to follow report tutorial created by TechRepublic for QuickBook Point of Sale users. The last two articles that are featured in this weeks roundup have to do with small retailers using social media. You’ll see that the numbers prove this is a marketing technique your small business needs to be using and what social media site is most successful for small retail businesses.
1. Cashier Live Launches Web-Based Pharmacy Point of Sale – Cashier Live has announced they have secured their SIGIS certification which is a first for a SaaS point of sale application which means pharmacies can accept FSA (flexible spending account) cards. The low subscription price for Cashier Live’s Pharmacy POS is sure to draw many businesses owners looking for a way to comply with the new regulations and keep it within budget.
2. NewLeads Offers a Point-of-Sale Ordering System – This new and innovative show order system (SOS) is going to be a big hit with small retailers that attend trade shows. New Leads unique point of sale system allows merchants to scan or looked up items, take orders or perform a checkout, the reseller information is attached the order, securely enter credit card information (either swiped or manual entry) and automatically print invoices or regular receipts.
3. How do I create and memorize reports in QuickBooks Point of Sale? – This is a great visual tutorial provided by TechRepublic. If you’re a user of Quickbooks point of sale and you need to know how to create and memorize reports, grab a pen and paper then start learning.
4. Adoption Of Social Media Doubled Among SMBs – Small retailers are staring to jump on the social media bandwagon according to a new study by The Center for Media Research that states the number has doubled in the last year. The author gives an interesting take on which sector of small businesses were including in the jump.
5. Social media for retailers: Focus on Facebook – This article featured at the Retail Customer Experience speaks for itself the minute you visit the site. As many of you may know we offer many articles from this excellent retail website and they too have embraced social media. Take a look at their new engaging look while you read about why your small retail business needs to be focusing on Facebook.