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  1. Why Brick And Mortar Isn’t Going Away
    9/23/2016

    Online shopping has brought consumers an undeniable level of convenience. Who doesn’t appreciate placing an order from the living room couch or kitchen table?

  2. Consideration Rate — The Missing Metric
    9/23/2016

    Perhaps the most important and frequently overlooked metric, as it pertains to business-to-business marketing, is consideration rate. Simply stated, consideration rate is the percentage of desirable sales opportunities that, at minimum, consider you. By Gil Cargill, Sales Acceleration Coach

  3. What’s Your Strategy When HIPAA-Protected Data Literally Flies Out the Window?
    9/21/2016

    User frustration with technology is one thing. But aggravations that turn into veritable threats to data security? Those tend to be a touch more serious. And safeguarding all the places sensitive data ends up gets seemingly more complex by the year, thanks to the bevy of laptops, phones, and tablets we employees need to get our work done (whether those are company-issued devices or not). By Cam Roberson, Director of the Reseller Channel, Beachhead Solutions

  4. Charity Aid Foundation Streamlines Donation Process With Payment Solution
    9/20/2016

    As the world moves from cash to “cashless” digital transactions, every industry is affected, even those that wouldn’t immediately come to mind. Take for instance, charity organizations that rely on volunteers to raise money on the streets. With fewer people carrying cash, many charities that employee the use of donation buckets have found their contribution numbers dropping. It’s not that citizens care less about the charities involved, it’s that many people simply aren’t carrying cash these days.

  5. Too Many Payment Options Causes Lost Sales
    9/20/2016

    A blog post on the Internet Merchants Association website notes, “I have to ask myself — is there such a thing as too many payment options? When a buyer comes to my site, what are they looking for as far as payment options? Currently I offer Paypal, Google Checkout, and a merchant account. Would I not be shooting myself in the foot by adding another payment option?”

  6. How To Keep The Best Staffers
    9/19/2016

    How to keep great teammates. We’ve all had it happen, great people that we love to work with come in to your office with a nervous look on their face: “can I uh….can I talk to you for a second?”.

  7. Beyond EMV: What’s Next?
    9/19/2016

    Merchants across the U.S. have gone through the expense and pains of adopting EMV, expecting it to be the one-stop solution to fraud. As the majority of merchants are implementing EMV, fraudsters are looking for any points of entry. Unfortunately, even EMV has its vulnerabilities.

  8. MSP Guide: Stopping Crypto Ransomware Infections In SMBs
    9/16/2016

    As the impact and severity of crypto ransomware threats and attacks has grown over the past 2½ years, Webroot has published many blogs and articles on how best to defend against these modern day extortionists. Webroot does not believe that businesses or consumers should have to choose between extortion and losing precious, irreplaceable data.

  9. Get Ready For Retail Deployment As A Service
    9/16/2016

    No longer an isolated, occasional event, technology deployment occurs almost continuously now, and retailers should be thinking about changing the way they plan, budget, manage, and support deployment cycles in this new world.

  10. Beyond Deployment: A New Mindset
    9/15/2016

    From a project perspective, deployment looks like a tactical, time-limited event. From a strategic standpoint, however, it plays a key role throughout the process of customer-centric technology implementation. For long-term success, smart retailers will weave deployment into their overall technology strategy with the right partner early in the planning process.