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How Virtual Terminals solve EFTPOS connectivity issues

Last week, many businesses across Australia were impacted by connectivity issues with their EFTPOS terminals resulting in customers simply walking away because there was no other digital alternative to pay for their goods and services.

Ola Polczynski
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How to save money on merchant fees

Paying merchant fees might seem like the simple cost of doing business, but the recent surge in eCommerce means it is an area where businesses can save a significant amount of money.

Adrian Floate
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How to choose the best point of sale system for your business

Point of sale (POS) systems are an excellent tool for taking and managing payments in your business. Payment features, however, are just the basics of a POS system.

Nicola Smith
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What is a POS system?

A Point of Sale (POS) system is the software used to make sales and take payments for goods and services within a business. While a POS system’s role is to facilitate financial transactions, the latest fintech innovations have revolutionised POS systems to manage multiple aspects of business.

Vanessa Schmitt
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Four things business owners need to make digital transformation successful

No matter what your professional background is, you likely know how popular digital transformation has become over the last two decades. Starting with the internet changing how information is gathered and shared, through to today’s technologies that enable you to digitise your business.

Nicola Smith
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Six Tips To Make Your Business Resilient In 2021

If 2020 has taught business owners anything, it is the importance of being agile and resilient. For most businesses, the past year was a whirlwind of adapting and pivoting, such as introducing working from home arrangements and fast tracking eCommerce.

Adrian Floate
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Why All Businesses Should Let Their Customers Pay Like Uber

COVID-19 and the resulting decline in business activity has made it necessary for businesses to provide safe, fast and easy payment options for customers.

Adrian Floate
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Pay One, Pay All Invoices – The Fintech Innovation Helping Businesses Get Paid Quicker

A payment platform that lets customers settle multiple invoices in one transaction could be a ‘game changer’ for ending late payments.
Australian business software developers have created SpendaCollect, which allows customers to track, group and batch-pay all of their outstanding invoices simultaneously.

Adrian Floate
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Using technology to transform your service management business

When you own a service business, a lot of time and energy is focused on booking, tracking and closing jobs, often using a manual system. While this may be what your team is used to, legacy manual systems leave more room for human error and result in inefficiencies.

Nicola Smith
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New Year Resolutions For Business Owners in 2021

The New Year is the ideal time to reflect on past achievements and challenges and set goals for the coming year. For most Australian businesses, 2020 was a year to pivot, introduce remote working arrangements and fast track eCommerce.

Adrian Floate
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How Workflow Payments can improve cash flow

Today, cash flow is the leading cause of business failure. In fact, 30 per cent of businesses say they only have enough cash flow to survive for three months or less.

Ola Polczynski
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Breakthrough Tech Every Business Needs To Boost Cash Flow

Revolutionary fintech functionalities are a ‘game-changer’ for retail and business-to-business transactions. COVID-19 has propelled the move to eCommerce into hyperdrive and app developers have risen to the occasion, providing business owners with effective tools to streamline their payment process.

Adrian Floate
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Five ways to digitise your business

Digital transformation has been key a focus for businesses in recent years, but particularly in 2020 due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nicola Smith
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Adelaide Quarantine Bungle Highlights Need For Fintech Solution In Contact Tracing

The lie by a pizza worker, that sent Adelaide into a strict lockdown last week, could potentially have been avoided if contact tracers had easy access to financial transactions at COVID-19 hotspots.

Adrian Floate
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How to accept payments in an online store

Selling online is an excellent way to grow your business as it allows customers to access your store 24/7.

Nicola Smith
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Expect Less Queues This Christmas As Shops Adopt Mobile Checkouts

Long queues at the Christmas and Boxing Day sales could be a thing of the past as businesses adopt mobile checkouts to help keep customers safe from the spread of COVID-19.

Adrian Floate
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Smarter stocking: getting control of your inventory before Christmas

In a product-based business, having an effective stock management system is critical, especially in the lead up to the busy Christmas trading period.

Nicola Smith
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You don’t need buy-now, pay-later to implement postpay options for your business customers

In recent years, business to consumer (B2C) buy-now, pay-later providers have skyrocketed in popularity as more payment options come to market.

Nicola Smith
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What are workflow payments?

When we think of processing payments, it typically takes place when certain milestones are reached between your business and the customer.

Nicola Smith
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The importance of cash flow forecasting and financial modelling

Business is inherently about two things — people and numbers.

Nicola Smith
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Cash flow is king: How Spenda will improve your cash flow

When you run a business, turning a profit is often a key focus as a business gets off the ground and continues to grow.

Nicola Smith
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Going digital is the key to a strong business

For many businesses, 2020 has been the year that has forced them to innovate and implement digital technologies in their business systems and operations.

Nicola Smith
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How to get paid faster

Making sure you get paid on time is critical to your business’s cash flow.

Nicola Smith
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Integrated business solutions: Become a strategic business owner

Owning a business comes with many benefits. You get to decide the direction your business goes, steering in one direction to realise your vision, or another if you decide to change course.

Nicola Smith
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Small business tips to reduce late payments

Late payments have become so ingrained in Australian business culture that small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) seem to accept them as a permanent challenge of the job.

Jarrad Lawford
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How small businesses can sell online and reduce merchant fees

While the effects of COVID-19 has seen many small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) fall into unprecedented times, e-commerce has been a welcomed safety net for many.

Jarrad Lawford
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Ways to manage and improve small business cash flow

There’s a reason why cash flow contains the word ‘flow.’ The way it travels in and out of your business is the very thing that keeps it thriving.

Jarrad Lawford
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How your business can reduce credit card processing fees

No business owner or employee enjoys telling customers their preferred payment method is not accepted in store. Or even worse, that a surcharge will be added.

Jarrad Lawford
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The costs behind late payments for small Aussie businesses

It’s estimated that 82% of retailers close down due to poor cash flow.

Jarrad Lawford
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Should your business embrace contactless payments?

How many times did you or your customers pay for a product with cash in the last six months?

Jarrad Lawford
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Pen > Sword. Digitisation > Pen. The Modern Way Of Running A Business.

When it comes to being a business owner, you’re either old school and run it with pen, paper and logbooks, or you have switched to digital technologies where your business data is automated and looking back at you from behind a screen.

Jarrad Lawford
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How e-Invoicing is set to take off in Australia

We’ve already invented 3D printing, spray-on skin and self-driving cars, so you would expect we can seamlessly send and pay off invoices without errors in an instant, right?

Jarrad Lawford
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Understanding Merchant Fees

Merchant Fees. They’re as annoying as they are confusing. Many business owners don’t know enough about how they work or what they are paying for, let alone the breakdown of costs behind each transaction.

Jarrad Lawford
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Five simple tips to boost customer loyalty

Developing a loyal customer base of repeat shoppers gives your business resilience to weather economic cycles and periods of uncertainty.

Jarrad Lawford
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Tips On Reopening After COVID-19

Thankfully here in Australia, we’re handling the COVID-19 pandemic incredibly well and there is now a visible sign of the light at the end of the restriction tunnel, with a planned restoration of all businesses opening by July.

Jarrad Lawford
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The benefits of pets in your workplace

Eat. Play. Love.
There’s no doubt pets have been a group of unsung heroes while we’ve been working from home to help flatten the Covid-19 curve.

Jarrad Lawford
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7 tips to save your business money

There are two ways to build a profitable business, increase sales or decrease costs.

Jarrad Lawford
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Our Latest Update Bringing You Faster Payments

SpendaPOS and SpendaPay are now fully integrated with the Ingenico Move 5000 EFTPOS device to deliver an incredibly fast and secure checkout experience.

Jarrad Lawford
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Improving your health and wellbeing during Covid-19

Working in a retail or supplier business can be stressful even at the best of times, let alone with an unstable economy and global pandemic upon us.

Jarrad Lawford
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Business might be down, but community spirit is soaring

We may be socially isolating ourselves from one another, but the community spirit is alive and well.

Jarrad Lawford
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Tips to keep your business moving through Covid-19

Yes, Covid-19 has made our world uneasy and full of unprecedented challenges, especially for Australian businesses who are wondering what the future holds.

Jarrad Lawford
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Does your B2B Software Stack Up?

Over the last few years, Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) efficiency, revenue and customer engagement has differed enormously.

Jarrad Lawford
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Is It Time To Upgrade Your POS?

The introduction of Point Of Sale (POS) systems revolutionised how people conducted business.
As technology evolved, cash payments and registers rapidly diminished as shoppers were gifted more payment options than ever before.

Jarrad Lawford
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Why Is My Retailing Competitor Ahead Of Me?

The business that soars in 2020 will ditch omni-channel retail and embrace the single platform of unified commerce.

Jarrad Lawford
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Valentines Day Tips For Businesses

For all retail, supplier or wholesale businesses, there are plenty of ways you can take advantage of the days prior to and including V-Day.

Jarrad Lawford