February 2021

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3 weeks 4 days ago

How to manage unlimited bank accounts in your POS software.

Often we need more than one bank account. Sometimes we need a lot more. If so  Go to the main menu Bank account Now you get a screen as above. Click on the green… more
 
 
3 weeks 2 days ago

Prepare for marketing holidays coming up

Two marketing holidays are coming up, Chinese New Year on Friday, 12 February, and Valentine's Day on Sunday, 14 February.  I hope you have something to offer for each of these… more
 
3 weeks 1 day ago

This is a cool app - Count things

If you are like me and always count parcels and objects coming in, this is a cool app that will save you time. What it does is count objects in a photo.  I took a lot of pencils and put them on the table, now how many are there? Do you want to count? Often we have too.  … more
 
3 weeks ago

Join the roll out of DTI now for free.

For months now, we have been rolling out DTI, you can have it in minutes. This is the latest form of EFTPOS and Credit card receipting, reporting, and tracking. more
 
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2 weeks 4 days ago

Today is CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY

  Today is a holiday for something your business probably can't do without, your computer.  CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY It is a great reminder to give your computer some tender loving care (TLC) and clean up your computer. A computer is a… more
 
2 weeks 3 days ago

See how COVID has changed shopper behaviour

Many of our clients are reporting that their sales slightly down. Yet there are significant changes in Australia's shoppers'  behaviour from coronavirus. As readers know we have an… more
 
2 weeks 2 days ago

How to monitor your stock turns

Stock turns vital because most of our money is in inventory. If it is not selling well, the funds will not be available to pay employees, suppliers, banks, etc. So look at this report. It is easy to get your report. It takes a second. Go to Main… more
 
2 weeks 1 day ago

Do not forget the last minute shopper

This is the Last minute shopper, you know the person that decides to go shopping for Chinese New Year or Valentine's Day in the last few minutes in a mad rush.  I've been there… more
 
2 weeks ago

Chinese lunar New Year Day

Today marks the beginning of a new year based on the Chinese lunar calendar. Unfortunately, this Lunar New Year many will not celebrate by dining out or going to a gathering as the events… more
 
2 weeks ago

These new Receipt Printers have safer fast printing

These new receipt printers look stylish. Something important but often overlooked as they are often on the front counter as they view the public.  I liked that they have… more
 
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1 week 4 days ago

After the festivities, now is the time to assess

Now is the time to look at what stock you have leftover from Chinese New Year and Valentines Day.  Here is a quick and straightforward way to start. It will take you a second to do and should pick up most of it.  Go to Register reports > Stock > Slow-moving Stock lines… more
 
1 week 3 days ago

You now need a scanner that can read barcodes on mobiles

Most mobile in their payment solutions has a section where a person can add a loyalty barcode. Why should I carry ten plus different loyalty cards when I can use this section.… more
 
1 week 2 days ago

Did you missed out on the Instant Asset Write Off last year?

If so do not miss out on your Instant asset write-off again! This tax write-off has saved a lot of money and improved the cash flow for my clients. So the good news was the extension of the instant asset write-off.  The better news was that it was increased to $… more
 
1 week 1 day ago

Why it is best to run your POS System as isolated as possible

cash register software When your Point of Sale System was set up, we did much to get it to work, and so many decisions were made. Some are crucial. A few days ago, in a cafe running our system,… more
 
1 week 1 day ago

Why it is best to run your POS System as isolated as possible

When your Point of Sale System was set up, we did much to get it to work, and many decisions were made. A few days ago, in a cafe running our system, a staff's boyfriend added an email processor to the… more
 
1 week ago

Facebook's ban on Australian News, check how it will affect you?

Hot point for discussion today is that neither Facebook nor the Australian government was bluffing. Both are now busy blaming each other. .... more
 
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4 days 20 hours ago

How to find your top sellers in a category

  This is a problem faced by our clients that have shoe shops, in our specialised shoe pos software. I cannot see why any retailer cannot use this tip. The situation is that a huge… more
 
3 days 20 hours ago

Free SMS of receipts

The world is moving towards a mobile-first mindset.  Currently, we have the most advanced SMS receipting in our marketplace and its FREE.  Its called DTI.  For over a year it has helped our clients save money..... more
 
2 days 20 hours ago

Best way to see the items for a quantity, profit, and more

  My post on the need of item sales information caused a lot of inquiries.  -The problem is that besides sales, many people want to know the items that sell the most. -The… more
 
1 day 20 hours ago

How you can keep your information secure in your business

Protecting your information in most retail shops is hard. This is as generally, many people in your business have access to your system. We used to set up all our clients with a secret VeraCrypt drive to get over this problem. No-one can read that drive unless they have the password. To get your information, they need your password to log into… more
 
20 hours 1 minute ago

How examining your GMROI Leads To better shop sales?

A few days, I showed you could improve your shop sales by examining the item (granular) level the quantity, profit and sales.  It produced a lot of comments. These are important, but they are not considered the most crucial measurement in modern retail.   The most crucial measure today is the Gross Margin Return on Investment (GMROI) I will show… more