Wednesday, 22 September 2021
While there’s no expectation to tip in the UK, there’s a lot of evidence to suggest Brits readily reach for their wallet after buying a product or service according to our Tipping Index survey. Paying customers like to reward top class service with extra dosh on top of their bill, so it’s a good idea to clue yourself up on tips and service charges, so you don’t miss out on hard-earned and quite frankly well-deserved money.
Tuesday, 21 September 2021
No doubt you’re all too aware of the power of Google for businesses - it’s an absolute behemoth in the online arena and over 92% of all internet searches on conducted using Google. That equates to a pretty mind-blowing 70,000 every second! Essentially, it makes it absolutely critical that all businesses make the most of the tools they have on offer for getting noticed by potential customers.
Monday, 13 September 2021
Deciding whether your business needs a website or not can be a tricky choice to make: While it is possible to run a successful business without a website, the simple fact of the matter is that in 2021, it’s never been more important to invest in a website for your business.
Thursday, 02 September 2021
If you want to take card payments in your business, you’ll need a PDQ machine, which is just another name for a card machine. It stands for ‘Process Data Quickly’ and was the original name used for card machines way back when they were first introduced to the UK; and it’s still a name some people use for them today.
Wednesday, 01 September 2021
Having an online presence is a must for businesses in 2021 since 80% of consumers head to the web to browse and compare their options before making a purchasing decision. There’s a lot to think about when it comes to your business’ website, from content and SEO to site design and marketing, but a super important element in success is images, more specifically, ensuring they’re optimised.
Tuesday, 31 August 2021
We’ve all heard the old chestnut ‘there aren’t enough hours in a day’, but as a small business owner you truly understand how that feels. The to-do list of a small business owner never gets any shorter - it’s no easy task to run a successful company - but it’s one you’re super passionate about, and we want to help you make it a triumph.
Friday, 20 August 2021
Customer: Can I pay by card? Cashier: Sorry, we only accept cash.
Friday, 20 August 2021
After so long without any Marvel films we are starting to see some new releases from this huge movie universe. There are now three Marvel shows currently streaming on Disney+ and a new Black Widow movie. And with all these great new releases, we thought we would reflect on some of the great life/business lessons that we have learnt so far from this amazing success story.
Friday, 13 August 2021
A card reader is another name for a card machine. It lets you process card payments in your business quickly and easily. You might have also heard it called a PDQ machine, a chip and PIN machine or a card terminal. They all do the same thing though – let you take safe, secure card payments. They use a few different types of technology. Let’s take a look: