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Holiday Easter Egg
By: POSGuys - 12/1/2017

You've unlocked the secret POSGuys winter promo! Save $20 on your order over $200 using the promo code on the back of your holiday card!

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Five Easy Upgrades to Make Your Register Faster
By: POSGuys - 11/13/2017

With the holiday shopping season right around the corner, we thought we'd put out a list of five easy upgrades that can be added to older cash registers to help make them faster are more efficient. #5 - Replace impact printers with fast thermal printers Thermal printers are affordable, quiet, and incredibly quick. Besides those obvious benefits, there are a few lesser-known reasons to upgrade your impact printer to a thermal one. Thermal printers can print a sharp barcode for use with returns or promotional coupons. Thermal printers also tend to use thinner paper which results in the receip...

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Cash Register Express Receipt Logo Template
By: POSGuys - 3/13/2017

To prevent the logo from stretching on your Cash Register Express receipt, use this layered PDF template or edit this flat PNG. Samples of where the template displays on the receipt are shown below. Failing to use a logo that is cropped to the correct proportions will result in stretching as shown in the image below. The template is based on a ratio of 1:3. So as an example an image cropped to 100px x 300px should properly display. Use a higher resolution for a sharper quality logo. The samples provided above were printed on the Epson TM-T88V receipt printer using CRE. If you have a quest...

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Using a Second Monitor as a Customer Display
By: POSGuys - 5/25/2016

Second Monitor as a Customer Display Traditional Pole Display vs. Second Monitor Traditional 2-line monochrome customer displays have become less and less popular each year. While once considered a mandatory accessory due to the popularity of writing checks, it has become less and less popular as more and more stores stop taking checks and only accept cash or credit/debit cards. The old pole display which showed item information and order totals assisted in writing checks faster and mistake free. Now that everything is automated it's cost isn't as warranted as in the past. What has b...

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Forecasting Consumer Preference in Mobile Payments
By: POSGuys - 11/20/2015

Mobile payments have gained significant market share and continue to be of large importance for retailers and sellers everywhere. But how important are mobile payments? What do consumers really want when it comes time to pay? We attempt to address these questions below. Reviewing consumer preferences in the mobile payment space The following dataset was collected by Accenture in 2014 and speaks to consumer preferences within their mobile shopping experience. Which of the following services would you use in your shopping experience if offered through a mobile device while in-store? Top 3 in &...

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Under Counter Cash Drawer
By: POSGuys - 11/13/2015

Best Under Counter Cash Drawers On POSGuys.com APG Vasario 16 x 16 - Black APG Vassario 5 Coins, 5 Bills, removable till, painted face. Starting at $160* Add Vasario Kit to Cart POS-X ION 16" Black POS-X ION Very economical option, works great on counter or under counter, comes with a cash drawer cable for Epson or POS-X Printers. Starting at $130* Add POS-X Kit to Cart MMF Val-U-Line - Black Val-U-Line The most durable finish of the three cash drawers. All metal construction and roller bearings make it one of the better valued drawers out there. Starting at $140* Add ...

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How can you save money when processing credit cards?
By: POSGuys - 10/12/2015

How do you save money when processing credit cards? When signing up for credit card processing and trying to get the best rate possible one of the main things to look into is if they are quoting you out traditional tiered pricing or if they are doing cost+ pricing. In both cases the rate that you get charged can vary depending on what kind of card you are using, however in almost every case going with cost+ pricing saves you money. Tiered Pricing: With this style of rates, cards are grouped into three categories. Qualified cards, mid-qual cards, and non-qual cards. The rates that you are...

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POSGuys Deals and Promos
By: POSGuys - 9/18/2015

For more information on our POS hardware deals call 1-800-903-6571 or email sales@POSGuys.com. Receive emails with the latest sales, promos and POSGuys coupons by signing up for our email list. Coupons are typically only found through our social media or emails and thus not listed here. We send two promotional emails per month and one business newsletter. You can safely unsubscribe at any time. ** Sale pricing subject to change. Offers not redeemable with any other price exceptions or special offer. Savings shown in this table are approximate savings. Offers available on select models. Con...

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Mobile Payment Survey
By: POSGuys - 7/31/2015

Smartphones have completely revolutionized the way we live. As mobile technology advances, things that used to be household staples such as alarm clocks, calendars and music players (even iPods) are no longer needed because smartphones do it all. And with the creation of mobile payment systems, smartphones are one step closer to becoming the all encompassing tool our ancestors dreamed of (well, maybe just the ancestors who dreamed of the future). Before credit cards hit the scene, cash was the primary method of payment. But now, we have mobile pay. Sure, it’s a relatively new payment system...

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Seagull Scientific Printer Drivers
By: POSGuys - 4/27/2015

Seagull Scientific the developer for the very popular label creation software Seagull Bartender also is one of the main supplier for Windows Label Printer Drivers. The Seagull Printer Drivers are a great alternative to the manufacturer developed printer drivers or in some cases the only Windows Printer Driver Option for that model. The Seagull Drivers often times have more advanced features then standard drivers, a more user friendly user interface, and are tested with the Seagull Bartender software to maximize compatibility. As of 4/27/15 the latest version of the driver suite is version...

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