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Small Business Thank You from SpotOn CEO's Zach & Matt Hyman

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To the small business community and its patrons,
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Small Business Leveraging the Holidays in Today’s Challenging Business Environment

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The holiday shopping season is stressful for businesses even during normal times, and this year we’re adding all the complications surrounding a...
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Restaurants 3 Ways E-Gift Cards Increase Profits for Restaurants

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The holidays look a little different this year for restaurants, but even with COVID-19 precautions, there are a lot of great ways to give your...
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Restaurants 6 Ways to Increase Your Restaurant's Online Ordering

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Something we've learned these past months is that people love the convenience and ease that comes from being able to order from their favorite...
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Payments 6 Reasons Why Rising Demand for Contactless Payments is Good for Everyone

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Even though "contactless payments" is a concept we hear every day now, contactless technology has been around for at least 20 years. Previously,...
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Restaurants 6 Positive Trends Your Restaurants Guests Have of the New Normal

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As the end of the year draws near, many restaurants are finally starting to feel stronger. There’s no doubt that recovery has been hard....
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Small Business The 5 Biggest COVID-19 Challenges for Businesses and How to Address Them

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It will take years to understand the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic fully, but previous recessions have taught us that small businesses...
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Restaurants Remote Waitlisting: 3 Reasons It’s Always Been a Great Idea

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The current environment that restaurants have been forced to adapt to has created awareness of all things “contactless,” from payments to ordering...
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Restaurants The 3 Ways OpenTable Competes With Your Restaurant (and Charges You for It)

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Many full-service restaurants use OpenTable for table reservations, but did you know that part of OpenTable’s foundational business practices...
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Restaurants 5 Restaurant Trends Driven by the Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the ways we live and do business. Within the hospitality industry, in particular, the pandemic has forced...
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Payments 4 Tips for Card-Not-Present Transactions During COVID-19

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Relying on multiple ways to accept payments has become essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, many businesses are running customer...
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Payments , Product Updates SpotOn Invoicing for Your Business

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SpotOn is proud to announce SpotOn Invoicing, a new feature in our web-based Virtual Terminal. SpotOn Invoicing  enables you to create and edit...
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Reviews Online Reviews During the Pandemic—Are They Important Anymore?

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Over the past five plus years, online reviews have become essential for consumers. It helps them decide which products or services to buy, where...
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Payments , Product Updates 5 Benefits of Running Your Business With Spoton Terminal

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We are thrilled to announce SpotOn Terminal, an all-in-one smart-device made for payments, loyalty, and data tools to run businesses. Simplifying...
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Marketing , Product Updates 5 Ways to Take Advantage of the Improved SpotOn Marketing Software

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We are proud to introduce our new and improved Marketing software. This powerful and modern email marketing platform allows you to create...
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Loyalty Why Having a Loyalty Program Now is More Important than Ever

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Retaining customers is one of the biggest challenges of running a business. Customers, no matter what the situation is, want the best experience,...
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Restaurants , Product Updates 5 Ways SpotOn Reserve Can Help You Book More Reservations and Reduce Costs

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We are excited to announce the launch of SpotOn Reserve. Built to power reservations, waitlisting, server rotations, and enhance the guest...
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Restaurants , Infographics Restaurant Trends in the Post COVID-19 Era

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2020 was predicted to be an interesting year for restaurants, with sales expected to hit $899 billion this year, customer trends gravitating...
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Restaurants Why Your Restaurant Might Need a Kitchen Display System

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Running a restaurant is not easy. Speed is essential, especially if you run a quick-serve or fast-casual restaurant with an extra busy kitchen...
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Marketing Instagram Prepares TikTok Rival

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TikTok is the hottest social media app at the moment. With 800 million active users worldwide, the popular video-sharing app has already surpassed...
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Restaurants National Restaurant Association Launches ServSafe Certification to Help Restaurants Reopen

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As restaurants prepare to welcome customers back for on-premise dining, they are faced with two challenges: following state and local guidelines...
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Restaurants , Product Updates 5 Reasons Your Restaurant Needs SpotOn's New Dine-In Ordering

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SpotOn is thrilled to announce Dine-In Ordering for restaurants. Built upon our innovative online ordering platform, our new Dine-In Ordering...
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Small Business 4 Tips for Sustaining Business During Coronavirus

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We’ve all been living and working through the COVID-19 pandemic for over four months now, and while the adversity that business owners have...
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Small Business Preparing Your Business for a Safe and Successful 4th of July

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Summer is here, and with the 4th July this weekend, people will be looking to visit their favorite businesses or celebrate with them in some way....
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Marketing , Infographics Leveraging Social Media to Grow Your Business

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Nearly three-quarters of American adults use social media to interact with family, friends, and brands. For businesses, social media is a great...
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Small Business Pride Month, Diversity, Equality & Inclusion at SpotOn

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June is Pride month, an annual celebration commemorating the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, which was a major turning point in ending discriminatory...
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Small Business 5 Easy Ways to Create a More Father-Friendly Work Environment

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It’s always important to celebrate special occasions at your business, and with the difficult times we’re going through as a nation, finding...
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Small Business Creating New Revenue Streams During The Pandemic

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As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on, business operators continue to face disruption in their operations directly affecting their revenue....
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Small Business Resources for Small Businesses as the Nation Protests

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Across the nation, restaurants and other types of small businesses are taking meaningful action to honor the life of George Floyd and help bring...
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Restaurants 7 Tips to Increase Your Restaurant’s Sales with Online Ordering

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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant digital orders were growing by 23% annually. With restaurants having to adapt to off-premise dining...
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Small Business How Salons & Barber Shops Can Book More Appointments with Online Booking While Promoting Social Distancing and Going Contactless

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Salons and barber shops have been hit particularly hard by shelter-in-place orders, and even with many states easing business restrictions, there...
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Infographics Infographic — Go Contactless

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Contactless payments use short-range wireless technology to make secure payments between a contactless card or payment-enabled device and a...
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Payments Customer Demand for Contactless Payments is Growing Fast

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Business owners aren’t the only ones trying to figure out how to navigate life during coronavirus. While many states are lifting shelter-in-place...
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Small Business Re-Opening Your Business: A Complete Checklist for Small Businesses During Coronavirus

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Across the nation, states have either begun lifting COVID-19 shelter-in place orders and business restrictions or are preparing to do so in the...
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Small Business By the Numbers: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Small Business

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Across North America, business owners know firsthand how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their individual businesses. Then, of course,...
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Small Business , Product Updates Federal Government Agrees to Renew Small Business Stimulus Funding

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In welcome news for small businesses that missed out on the first round of economic stimulus funding, the Federal government has agreed to terms ...
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Small Business , Restaurants 40+ Local Restaurants Where You Can Order Online Today – #StandUpForSmallBusiness and #EatLocal

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Businesses everywhere are getting creative and figuring out how to continue to provide for their customers and employees with alternative business...
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Small Business , Infographics Infographic — 7 Ways to Minimize Expenses and Maximize Revenue During the COVID-19 Crisis

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The effects of the COVID-19 crisis are widespread, and it’s going to be a while before it’s business as usual. While businesses may not be able to...
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Small Business Creative Business Solutions and Community Support Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic – #StandUpforSmallBusiness

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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the way we conduct business, how we shop, how we eat, and even the ways in which we interact with our friends...
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Restaurants Using Online Ordering to Adapt Your Restaurant to COVID-19 Restrictions

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Across the country, restaurants are closing their dining rooms, furloughing employees, and scrambling to adapt their business to COVID-19...
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Small Business Use Our Free Social Media Images to #StandUpforSmallBusiness

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SpotOn is here to help businesses everywhere get through these strange times—not only with our software and POS solutions, but also by doing our...
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Restaurants 4 Ways for Restaurants to Adapt to Coronavirus Restrictions

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The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is forcing cities and states everywhere to start implementing drastic measures, including shelter-at-home orders to...
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Small Business 5 Ways for Your Business to Address Coronavirus Concerns

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You have no doubt heard about the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. There’s still a lot of uncertainty about how severe the outbreak will...
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Marketing Your March 2020 Small Business Marketing Calendar

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The key to driving repeat traffic and improving customer retention is communication, and March provides plenty of opportunities for you to reach...
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Restaurants Highlights from the Mid-America Restaurant Expo

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We were thrilled to attend the 2020 Mid-America Restaurant in Columbus, Ohio for two days of eye-opening presentations, tasty eats, and the...
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Restaurants 5 Signs It’s Time for a New POS System for Your Restaurant

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Running a restaurant successfully comes down to a whole lot more than just cooking tasty food. There are dozens of different processes that all...
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Marketing How to Increase Engagement on Facebook

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Your Facebook followers may be viewing your content, but are they actually absorbing it?
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Marketing 5 Easy Valentine’s Day Marketing Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is here and, love it or hate it, it’s a great opportunity for you to connect with your customers and get a nice boost in business....
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Marketing Your February 2020 Small Business Marketing Calendar

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It's February and there are plenty of reasons to reach out to your customers and remind them how much you value their business. In addition to...
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Small Business , Restaurants Your 2020 Event and Trade Show Calendar

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The swag. The sampling. The endless networking. Trade shows are the ultimate place to not only do business but also showcase your brand, educate...
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