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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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Restaurants See SpotOn Restaurant POS In Action

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Each month, thousands of businesses are partnering with SpotOn to get the software and point-of-sale solutions they deserve to unlock the...
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Marketing Five 2020 Social Media Trends Every Business Owner Needs to Know

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Social media continues to be one of the most cost-effective and simple ways of staying top-of-mind with your existing customers and attracting new...
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Payments , Product Updates Introducing Our Free Payment App

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SpotOn is thrilled to announce our newest payment solution—SpotOn Mobile. Every business that’s partnered with SpotOn (new or existing) gets free...
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Small Business Here's to a Happy 2020!

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A new decade is upon us, and it's a great time for everyone to reflect upon all the hard work that got us to where we are today, and then set big...
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Small Business Happy Holidays!

As 2019 comes to a close, SpotOn would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all of our merchants, employees, and partners.  We couldn't be...
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Marketing Leverage the Holidays to Stay Connected with Customers Year Round

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The last few weeks leading up to the holidays can be a frantic time, as holiday shoppers are out in full force purchasing presents, eating while...
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Analytics Using Data to Identify How You Can Improve Your Business in 2020

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As 2019 comes to a close, it's a great time to assess your business and identify areas where you can improve next year. In some cases, it might be...
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Marketing Your December Small Business Marketing Calendar

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December is here, and if ever there was a busy month, this is it! Get the month off to a good start by planning your December marketing campaigns...
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Small Business Giving Thanks and a Helpful Hand

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As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, the entire SpotOn family would like to give thanks to our clients—the busy people who operate businesses...
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Small Business Shop Local this Small Business Saturday

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Small businesses are the fabric of our society. In the U.S. alone, small businesses comprise 99.9% of all firms, employ 47.8% of private sector...
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Marketing Thanksgiving Week Hashtags

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One of the best ways to increase the reach of your social media posts is to include targeted hashtags. This is especially true for small and...
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Small Business 7 Tips to Prepare for Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday

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The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is a huge opportunity for businesses of all types to get a huge injection of revenue while simultaneously...
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Marketing , Small Business Your November Small Business Marketing Calendar

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With Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season just a few short weeks away, it's a crucial time for small and medium businesses across the...
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Restaurants How Restaurants Can Create New Revenue Streams with Digital Ordering

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A recent article in The Detroit News highlights a smart new trend that many restaurant operators are capitalizing on: using online ordering and...
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Restaurants Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Show Recap

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The SpotOn team opened shop right in our own backyard this week at the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Show (MRLA), located at the Suburban...
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Small Business SpotOn In the News and In Demand

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With thousands of businesses joining the SpotOn Family every month, more and more media outlets are taking notice of our software and...
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