System Updates 1 – 31 December

January 26, 2024By Emma VeldeSystem Updates 2023

In December we worked on:
General Ledger – a new general ledger feature; gift card and credit note improvements
Stripe – enhanced the refund process by linking Stripe payment data with local payment records
Website – SEO enhancements
Self Onboarding – API, ABA Deals and Managing Member improvements
Housekeeping – Depreciate Feature flag, Bin Management Settings and website SEO
R6, Vue3 Upgrade (& Ruby) – continuing upgrades

‘Question 7’, Top Seller for December 2023

January 26, 2024By Emma VeldeBest Selling Books 2023

Question 7 by Richard Flanagan retained number one spot in December selling 5,693 ( +1,789) copies. Trent Dalton’s Lola in the Mirror also maintained its second position selling 5,165 (+2,200).

Prophet Song moved all the way from the bottom of the list last month to third position selling 5,092 (+4,535).

System Updates 1 – 30 November 2023

December 15, 2023By Emma VeldeSystem Updates 2023

In November we worked on:
• General Ledger – a new general ledger feature and credit note improvements
• Stripe – finessing the live connection, improving refund process.
• Website – improvements to the website carousel and mobile views
• R6, Vue3 Upgrade (& Ruby) – lots of upgrades this month in preparation for a smooth December

Is CirclePOS right for Second Hand Bookselling

December 15, 2023By Warwick SchafferFeature Articles

Introduction Originally designed for new bookstores, CirclePOS has evolved over the years to support a growing number of second hand stores. Second hand bookselling is a specialised business with unique requirements and stock. Not least of which is the challenge of not being able to simply ‘reorder’ stock.  Although there are parts of the system … Read More

The Benefits of Personal Training for CirclePOS onboarding

December 11, 2023By Warwick SchafferOnboarding

Utilising a personal trainer for your CirclePOS system is highly recommended, and will make getting up and running much easier and faster.
“The benefit of one-on-one training is the opportunity to speak directly with an experienced bookseller who has a firm understanding of the CirclePOS Inventory Management System.” Matt Lupica – CirclePOS trainer and manager of the Bookbarn group

System Updates 1 – 31 October 2023

November 15, 2023By Emma VeldeSystem Updates 2023

In October we worked on:
•. Self Onboarding – the process of getting started with Circle continues to improve
•. Stripe – this connection is very close to being ready
•. General Ledger – a new feature to increase reporting and tax management
•. POS – A customer payment surcharge is now available on the Tyro integration
•. Help – The new and improved help teb is worth having a look at in the back office
•. Website – Book selection now opens in a new tab
•. Performance – Continuing backend and front end upgrades to stay current and improve security and performance

Featured Bookstore #1: Matilda Bookshop

November 9, 2023By Dan SlevinBookstore Interviews

Behind the Shelves with Matilda Bookshop An Adelaide Hills bookshop looks forward and back, respecting its forty-year history while embracing new technology and new methods. Perhaps it’s the climate that makes the South Australia town of Stirling, 15 km north of the Adelaide CBD, such a community of booklovers. It has a reputation as the … Read More