The days left for a computer to be considered a luxury object for business. Now, our company is managed with the computer and without that, many people (and their businesses) would be lost. With all of that being said, are you, as the owner of a small business using your technology available at its full potential? Many small business owners discover new ways to use technology creatively to compete with companies with many more resources.

So long, cash registers and point-of-sale systems!

With tablets and smartphones, these machines can head for the path of the dinosaur. You can get a card reader to connect your tablet or smartphone and drag the cards of your customers on site. Their card numbers remain private and you are charged a small supplement (usually lower than a positive sweep) for the software. Two popular choices for this service are square and paypal. Many people already know Paypal. This application can therefore have more name recognition.

Customer loyalty programs keep them come back

Some small retail stores have discovered that iPads are doing a great verification of points for customer loyalty programs. These programs can be difficult to manage, but a simple Android download application or the App Store can give your customers the reason for coming back.

Website management

Once upon a time, people have made visually attractive sites and put them online. Some have been found and most were not. There is too much competition for a pretty site to be enough. You must schedule your website to attract traffic. This is done with a number of tools called “search engine optimization” or referencing. There are many schools for reflection on this process and the best way to get noticed by Google. The only thing almost everyone speaks of SEO will tell you that you must provide useful and relevant content. The very strict minimum requirement is to blog and blog regularly.

Inventory control and reporting

It may be time to consider going with automated inventory software. There is a wide variety of options to choose from. When selecting an inventory control software solution, it is wise to find the one that can handle the growth of your business, so you will not have to update or modify your software in a few years , what’s something that no one really wants to do!