Creative and Unique Uses for QR Codes

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Creative and Unique Uses for QR Codes The more creative your QR code, the more likely you’ll create engagement between your message and consumers. The following companies successfully used QR codes in both inventive and creative ways to connect and educate their purchasing audience. How do QR … [Read more...]

100+ Creative Barcode Labels

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The Most Creative Barcodes How many barcodes do you see on a daily basis and completely disregard?  Scanning my desk as I write this article, I conservatively estimate there are 50+ barcodes & a dozen or more QR codes within view.  I am not only referencing the tissues, the pack of gum, or … [Read more...]

Never Too Small: Why Any-Sized Company Should Track Inventory

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Change and Constants Today’s small business owners have significant advantages over those of just a couple of decades ago. Advances in technology make many aspects of business more efficient and offer a number of effective tools. From basic information technology to logistics, marketing and human … [Read more...]

Asset Tracking Solution Deployment For Small Businesses

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An asset tracking solution makes it easier to manage your business’ valuable assets, such as mobile phones, laptops, vehicles, copy machines, or tools. As a small business owner, deploying an asset tracking solution for your business may sound like an overwhelming process, but it doesn’t need to be. … [Read more...]

5 Popular Articles from Small Business Publications (March 2014)

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This article is part of our bi-monthly series to keep you informed of the most current, popular topics in the best small business news publications. SBA Loans Funded Faster Than A Speeding Bullet By Ty Kiisel for Forbes “Last October the Small Business Administration removed fees on … [Read more...]

Mobility: Essential for Asset Management

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In previous articles, we’ve addressed why it is critical for small businesses to track their fixed assets.  Implementing an asset management solution is a crucial step in the right direction for your small business; however, adding mobile functionality to that asset tracking solution guarantees … [Read more...]

Ultimate Guide To Barcode Scanner Apps For Iphone & Android

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A question we get around here a lot is "how do I scan barcodes with my phone?" From inventory management to consumer awareness, there are many ways to use barcode scanning technology; additionally, there are convenient barcode scanner apps available for both iphone (iOS) and Android phones. A … [Read more...]

Wasp Barcode Launches New Customer-Focused, Video-Centric Website

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Creating and launching a new website is the product of thousands of hours of collaboration, dedication, and hard work. Wasp’s new website was no exception. When creating our new website—which launched last week—we faced the challenge of creating a customer friendly website that helps visitors … [Read more...]

We Wish You a Happy Birthday, Barcode!

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The patent for the barcode was filed in the United States in 1952.  Today marks the 61st anniversary of the barcode.  Last year, for the 60th anniversary, we shared a barcode anniversary infographic providing some key takeaways. The barcode was invented to help track inventory at grocery … [Read more...]

Understanding Last In, First Out (LIFO) and Your Balance Sheet

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As a business you need to operate at a profit, which means tracking costs carefully and keeping your inventory intact and undamaged. To have correct inventory information, a small business owner will need to invest time and money. Your income and taxes are affected by your choice of cost flow … [Read more...]