Still Running Old Technology? Here’s Why You Should Upgrade

At MyWatchmen, we’re always following the latest research.

We keep our eyes out for best practices, so we can provide you with information ensuring that your payment processing system is both efficient and profitable.

Many of the companies we talk with seem to operate as if it were still the early 2000s. As a result, they are using old, outdated technology, which is costing them money.

At MyWatchmen, we have your back.

Here’s why we encourage you to think about upgrading as soon as possible.

Upgrade Your Payment Processing System Now

According to an article published in Payments Business Magazine, 42% of small businesses still rely on outdated cash registers to accept customer payments.

Unfortunately, very few Canadian small businesses are adopting modern, tablet-based, point-of-sale (POS) solutions. In fact, only less than 1% are using these new POS solutions!

This is hard to believe, because while almost half of small businesses are sticking with their old cash registers, most customers in today’s marketplace want to pay for goods and services using smartphones, mobile and self-serve technologies.

Here’s Why You Should Upgrade

Businesses that continue using old, outdated cash registers waste more precious time.

This includes longer lines during check-out, unnecessarily complicated accounting processes, and a higher rate of employee errors.

All of this costs you time and money.

Instead, we suggest embracing cloud-based solutions; they offer comprehensive safety and security features, up-to-the minute reporting and data analysis, seamless inventory management, and the ability to help you make smarter business decisions.

So Why Aren’t More Businesses Upgrading?

There are various reasons why the new technology is taking time to catch on.

These include:

  • The cost of upgrading payment systems;
  • A simple refusal to change familiar technologies;
  • Uncertainty about how to best install and make use of the new technology.

At MyWatchmen, we help our clients run efficient and highly profitable payment processing systems.

We ensure that you have the most up-to-date information and context to help you make the right decisions for your business.

Contact us when you start making plans to update your technology! We can save you time and money.

Next Steps

Now that you understand why you should upgrade your payment processing system to new technology, make sure you’re not making any of the 7 Deadly Merchant Mistakes That Kill Profits.

Over the past decade, we’ve found that many businesses are currently making at least one of the these 7 Deadly Mistakes, eating into their current merchant account’s bottom line.

Click here to ensure you’re not making any of these mistakes.

Helping our clients avoid these mistakes has added over $936,687 to their bottom lines.

Hidden Merchant Fees Costing Your Business Thousands? Not On Our Watch.

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