Business Apps

Shopify Ping – An Introductory Review

June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 June 29, 2018 June 29, 2018 Debuted at Shopify Unite in May, Shopify Ping promised to be the future of communication for businesses on Shopify. With it’s release last week, we got hands on quickly with the app, setting it up in our store and configuring it to handle our communication. While […]

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Internet for Digital Nomads – SkyRoam Review

June 1, 2018

June 1, 2018 If you follow BentoSMB, you’ll know that we are going digital. What this means exactly is something we cover in a previous blog post. In a nutshell, it involves travelling around the world while working and the idea of being digital nomads. Now, to be digital nomads you need a few things, primarily […]

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Dream Payments: First Impressions of this POS System

January 1, 2018

When it comes to mobile payments, there are lots of options. Square, Shopify, and Moneris are all fairly well known players in this market, but there is a new kid on the block. Dream Payments promises many of the same features as others, with a few additional nice-to-haves. We got our hands on one and have given it a full test.

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Boosting Your Customer Support with Zendesk

January 30, 2017

In the coming months, we are moving all of our customer support to a ticketing system, specifically Zendesk. Many businesses still rely on using regular email to conduct customer support, however that will only work for so long. Take a look at what was happening, why we decided to switch, and how we decided on Zendesk.

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Effective Team Communication With Slack

November 18, 2016

Email has been around for a very long time and is a popular form of online communication for many businesses. New apps are constantly being created, causing older ones to be replaced. Let me introduce you to a game changer for team collaboration and communication: Slack.

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Register Your Business With "Google My Business"

October 27, 2016

Often times I’m in a rush to find out the hours of operation for a local business. I usually don’t know the business’s website URL. Usually do a quick internet search. If the business i’m interested in has registered their business with Google My Business I can see all the information I need right from Google!

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