iPad point-of-sale (POS) software is increasingly replacing the use of traditional POS registers—and it’s easy to see why. A tablet’s size and intuitive user interface (UI) make it an ideal option for POS needs, while its mobility and low price point allow retailers to serve customers virtually anywhere, with no expensive installation necessary.
A lot can change in five years. People change jobs or move away. New companies are founded, and BitMethod co-founder Dan Shipton says a lot of others have ended up in the graveyard.
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The folks over at BitMethod, the Des Moines, IA based mobile consulting company behind Change, probably won’t mind if I refer to them as “folks.” At least that’s what I’m choosing to believe, based on my East Coast assumptions about midwesterners, assumptions which are largely stereotypes involving things like corn and gingham.
Change, built by BitMethod, is a point-of-sale application made for the iPad. Targeting small restaurants, this application offers integration with receipt printing hardware and unique third-party APIs. When the application was launched in 2012, Change reached a milestone of over 100,000 transactions within just one year. Offering a user-friendly interface, unique integration options, and affordable plans, Change has made the order-taking process so easy that restaurants can "ditch their cash register.”
Leave it to Change to know how to have a little fun for the holidays.
For small business, a point of sale system can be the vital heartbeat of your daily workflow and long-term growth. It can be a challenge narrowing down the features and functionality you’re going to need, but don’t worry. As you shop around for your next system, keep in mind the following five considerations to get the best value for your business.
When playing NBA Jam on Sega Genesis, a player would make two shots in a row and be “heating up.” The goal was to make one more shot to become “on fire.” All it took for me was an awesome celebration on Monday to realize that Des Moines is heating up, and getting dangerously close to being on fire (good fire that is).
About 75 members of the Des Moines startup community came out last night to help the Change team celebrate its latest accomplishment: surpassing 100,000 transactions on its point-of-sale app.
A Des Moines-based company that has seen its iPad-based cash register application surpass 100,000 transactions is throwing a party to celebrate.
WHAT CHANGE IS: A cash register application for the iPad made for small restaurants, cafes and bars. We want to empower these small businesses with the technology that's been available to the bigger guys for years.
BitMethod has certainly chosen a fun way to let people know that Hotshots, the downtown Des Moines hot dog joint, is using its iPad-based cash register application.
They say that victory is sweet, but in Phil James' case, it was also pretty spicy
A sales surge for one of Des Moines-based BitMethod’s main customers pushed the company’s iPad-based point-of-sale product past 30,000 transactions, company officials announced last week.
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This is a guest blog post by Dan Shipton. Dan is the CEO of Change, a cash register app for the iPad aimed at replacing those big, clunky cash registers you often find in coffee shops, restaurants, and bars. Change is one of the first point of sale systems to integrate with Dwolla. Change is featured in our video Dwolla at the Point of Sale.
The folks at the BitMethod office sure know how to have fun.