Restaurant

If you run a brick and mortar business, then your space is one of your most expensive costs and a lease is a liability that you carry. That’s why it’s important to not only maintain a good rapport with your landlord, but negotiate what’s in the best interest of your business. Keep in mind that leases are generally written to favor your landlord, so be diligent and make sure that you are being protected as well. In a good economy, it can feel like you’re getting squeezed as rents rise, so SilverEdge has put together a list of tips to use when you are searching for your perfect space.
Are you tired of manually tracking inventory? Inventory management is one of the biggest time commitments many business owners have. Did you know that by using the full functionality of your Point of Sale (POS) system, you can keep your inventory management to under 15 minutes a day?
Running a business is hard. It takes determination, passion, and sometimes requires tough decision-making. Thankfully, choosing a Point of Sale system for your business doesn’t have to be one of those tough decisions. Whether you run a sit-down restaurant, a small coffee shop, a multi-location retail store or a small boutique, there’s a POS system to fit your business. SilverEdge partners are chosen for the customized experiences that will help make your business richer!
Owning a business is a dream many people share. But the stresses of that responsibility are very real. That’s why it’s important to have strategies to manage stress. The negative effects of stress on our health are widely proven and, as a business owner, stress could significantly impact your ability to perform at your best, meaning the difference between success and failure. At SilverEdge, we want to help you and your business thrive so we’ve put together a list of proven stress management techniques that every business owner can use.

Point of Sale (POS) systems are pivotal tools for restaurants of all shapes and sizes, but with so many options out there, it’s hard to know which system to move forward with. Research will unearth more and more features, but which ones do you truly...

These days keeping your customers coming back includes more than your menu. It takes a customer retention strategy that builds an emotional attachment to your customers. But how do you do that? It’s not as difficult as it seems.   Prioritize Customer Service There is no better way...

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) sounds like a huge undertaking that many large companies with expert teams can take on. In reality, SEO is very accessible and can be wielded as a successful tool by small businesses as well. Getting started with small business SEO is...

As consumers become more educated and care about how the companies they purchase from do business, being a good corporate citizen is no longer optional ­– it is essential. In addition, competition for skilled labor is at an all time high and it’s imperative that...

We don’t know many business owners who get excited about taxes, but it’s an important aspect of every business that must be managed wisely. While most of us leave it to the tax experts, understanding write-offs that you’re entitled to puts you in a position...

Is Pay-At-The-Table right for your Restaurant? With the introduction of EMV in the United States, Pay-At-The-Table has become increasingly common. If you’re unfamiliar, Pay-At-The-Table refers to accepting credit card payments tableside, via a mobile terminal. This practice is common in Europe and Canada, where EMV cards...

Running a business often means juggling a variety of tasks and being the point person for many decisions. When you have so much on your plate, being efficient and practicing good time management makes a big difference in your results. Here at SilverEdge we understand...

Whether due to your employees taking vacation this time of year or an increase in holiday traffic, many businesses utilize temporary help. Managing that process successfully can make a big difference in your stress level and your sales. Here at SilverEdge we’ve put together a...

These days you don’t have to choose between having a job or owning a business and spending time with your family. Not only is the concept of the nuclear family dissolving, but work-life balance is continuing to grow in popularity. Additionally, more and more business...

Is your holiday gift list stressing you out? Finding the perfect gift for the people in our lives can feel like an overwhelming chore when it should be a pleasure to give. A holiday gift should be useful, fun and thoughtful. Here at SilverEdge we’ve...

Buying gifts can be difficult, especially because you want to make sure the gift is valuable to the recipient. To take the stress out of buying for your favorite small business owner, consider the following ideas. 1. Coffee or Tea Your favorite small business owner is often...

  Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by all ages and you don’t have to create an over the top Halloween themed restaurant to join in the fun. There are plenty of creative ways to incorporate Halloween into your restaurant or bar that customers will love. Just...

The holiday season is stressful for both business owners and shoppers alike. While you can’t take the stress completely away from either party, you can prepare your Point of Sale system (POS) to lessen the sting. Take these simple steps to prepare yourself for the...

The job market is currently at one of its most competitive times for employers. As positions require more sophisticated technical skills, companies find themselves in the challenging position of finding qualified people. Your organization should already be offering competitive pay and benefits for each position,...

While there are many strategies out there, one of the best ways to motivate employees is through a fun and positive work environment. Employees that enjoy their workplace are more likely to stay with your business longer and are more likely to stay productive. Follow...

These days keeping your customers coming back includes more than your menu. It takes a customer retention strategy that builds an emotional attachment to your customers. But how do you do that? It’s not as difficult as it seems. Prioritize Customer Service There is no better way...