Category: SMB Tips & Tricks

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Punch Card Apps: Go Digital with your Loyalty Program

Businesses have handed out punch cards for nearly as long as there have been car washes and coffee shops; hoping to reap the rewards of the most basic loyalty marketing...

/ July 3, 2020

Why Your Restaurant Needs to Be Online Today (and How to Do It in 4 Easy Steps)

Did you know that 86% of consumers use delivery services at least once a month? This amounts to a large number of diners who have switched from going to a restaurant...

/ June 8, 2020
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CakeFlix: David’s journey to discover who he could become

CandyBar Merchant Stories uncovers the reasons why people start small businesses, and all their triumphs and failures along the way. David felt like his civil service job was turning him...

/ June 1, 2020

Jazz Inc: Dancing to his own Rhythm

Merchant Stories is a series about the people who start small businesses, and why. Today’s story is about Jazz Inc, a Lindy Hop & Jazz collective started by Sinclair Ang....

/ May 14, 2020
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26 of the Best Restaurant Logos Examples – And How you can create a great restaurant logo

Looking for a great restaurant logo to match your brand and mouth-watering cuisine? A great logo can help you be unique and stand out against other countless restaurants on food...

/ March 12, 2020

Riff Raff: Successfully juggling business and family

Emma started a business to contribute financially to the family. Starting her own business helped her take better care of her family, as well as other families. Merchant Stories: Real...

/ March 11, 2020

Mula Cake: Starting a Business to Inspire At-Risk Youth

Dexter saw crime in his community getting worse. Starting a successful retail business let him become a positive role model to the youth in his community. Merchant Stories: Real stories...

/ March 4, 2020

Charlie’s Project: Businesswoman chooses son over career

Anna felt torn between taking care of her son Charlie’s special needs, and her job obligations. Starting her own business let her provide for Charlie while always having time for...

/ February 25, 2020
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The 114 Best Restaurant Names (+Cafe and Bar Names) to Inspire You

First impressions matter; the name of your restaurant matters a lot. The best restaurant names conjure up images of delicious meals, wonderful ambience and perfect service. Just take a look...

/ January 16, 2020
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The Top Restaurant Trends of 2020 (And a Recap Of Food Trends In 2019)

The food industry is constantly changing. For the past year, new trends in the food and beverage industry have popped up like experiential dining, meat blended with plants and home...

/ January 3, 2020