On Point Grand Re-Opening

Blog_Image courtesy of Stuart Miles FreeDigitalPhotos.netOn Point Grand Re-Opening

It looks a little different around  here, doesn’t it? Welcome to the new On Point!

For three years, On Point has served up POS tips and best practices, customer insights, and articles on other restaurant and technology topics.

Today, we are pleased to unveil the new face of On Point: The Restaurant Technology Blog. To remind you where we came from, we invite you to take a look back at some of our favorite (and most popular) posts:

While On Point looks a little different today, our mandate remains the same:  to provide you with valuable restaurant technology news, ideas, and best practices. Sign up now to receive email alerts when we post new articles.

Thanks for continuing to stop by. We’d love to hear your thoughts on our content, and welcome suggestions, ideas, and guest contributions for future posts!

All the best,

The On Point Team


Image courtesy of Stuart Miles FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The Connected Restaurant: Why “Open Architecture” is Key in Point of Sale Software

POS-expansionOne theme that came out at last year’s National Restaurant Association show was that restaurant operators were looking for their POS systems to integrate with the technologies they wanted. Open architecture was high on restaurant chain wish lists, and leading technology vendors whose products talk to each other are making exciting things possible for restaurant operators.  Read more

From the Archives: Restaurant Pricing Keys – Balancing Margin and Guest Value for Maximum Profit

Restaurant Pricing KeysAs a restaurant operator, you no doubt watch food costs carefully. But do you pay the same attention to menu pricing? Pricing your menu profitably is critical to the financial health of your business. Read more

Service Secrets: Driving Customer Service at the Point of Sale

Service SecretsIn any economy, successful restaurant operators focus on key revenue drivers, and consistent exemplary customer service is one of those keys. Read more

New Insight into Sales and Delivery Performance: Customer Data Heat Maps

DeliveryOne advantage of a delivery POS system is reporting that gives you insight into your delivery operation and helps you target marketing efforts. SpeedLine LiveMaps takes customer and delivery performance reporting to a new level, with color-coded heat maps. Read more

Part 6 – Growth & Expansion: Keeping Your Eyes Open and Your Ears Alert

Eyes open, ears alert!In the last installment of our series on growth and expansion for your restaurant business, we look at one of easiest tasks to accomplish: Listen, and take note. Keeping on top of industry trends—whether you implement them or not—is just as important as building profit. Read more

SpeedLine User of the Month: Pizza Pirates—Focus on Menu Flexibility

Pizza PiratesThis month, we are featuring SpeedLine user Pizza Pirates, a family owned and operated 3-store chain in California. With a fourth location opening up soon, Pizza Pirates has dominated the pizza market in their area, and don’t plan on stopping!

An interview with SpeedLine user David Kenney: Pizza Pirates – Glen Avon, Ontario, and Pomona CA.

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Introducing SpeedLine 7.1: New maintenance release adds receipt emailing, new driver pay reporting, other features

Upgrade to SpeedLine 7.1In a new maintenance release, SpeedLine introduces several key enhancements to SpeedLine 7. Read more

Driving Profits with “Smart” School Lunch Programs

School-lunchDo you participate in lunch programs at your local schools? New regulations for the 2014/2015 school year have some operators discouraged, but losing out on this opportunity could cost you more than you think.
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Happy Birthday! How Keeping Track of Guests’ Important Days Can Drive Sales

Happy BirthdayCustomer information is marketing currency. By making a point to recognize your customers’ special days, you create a new opportunity for a purchase, as well as a word-of-mouth recommendation. Read more