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Jump Start with FileMaker Starter Solutions - uLearnIt

Our Feb Feature - FileMaker Beginner or Refresh blog from David Head one of the Best FileMaker Trainers on this planet at uLearnIt.Com.Au . One of the most common ways to start a new FileMaker database is by using one of the starter solutions. There are two levels of starter solutions available – four simplified files and sixteen advanced solutions. Where do you get them and what is the difference?


FMT NEWSWIRE - NEWBURY PARK, CA, February 10, 2017– Recognized FileMaker Developer KiBiz Systems announces KiPoint POS 3.5 & the NEW KiSwipe IOS App to enable encrypted credit card processing with FM GO.

Easily process retail sales with KiPoint POS 3.5, the leading FileMaker POS solution for iPad, Mac and Windows. With a customizable touch screen interface, bar code reader, or predictive search, KiPoint POS 3.5 can quickly add to a sale from an inventory of thousands of items. Secure credit card processing, digital signatures and customer info capture to email receipts are just a few of the many features that make KiPoint POS 3.5 the go-to desktop and mobile FileMaker solution for retail.  

KiPoint POS 3.5 can process payments, with Apple Pay, EMV, Android Pay, Google Pay, and other pay methods. KiPoint POS can handle the requirements of a multi-store deployment, by providing a central database to track sales, gift cards, store credits, and inventory for all stores.

As a part of the KiBiz 7 suite of solutions, KiPoint POS 3.5 is a powerful and highly customizable FileMaker POS solution that has been developed over the last 15 years. All the benefits of our KiBiz 7 CRM ERP can now be used in a retail location or pretty much anywhere.

KiPoint POS 3.5 is fully functional as a replacement for a cash register on the most basic level, but when connected on the backend with KiBiz 7 it scales to a powerful tool that helps businesses streamline, automate and integrate all their key business processes such as inventory, contact management, purchasing, and accounting. KiPoint POS 3.5 can also run as a standalone solution, or easily connect with any front-end FileMaker Business System.  

KiPoint POS is currently the POS solution at 30 stores for a trendy worldwide women’s fashion chain. KiPoint POS runs the POS for a gift store chain in Alaska with 9 locations, a Spa Store in Seattle, a Landscape Supply Store in Chicago, a Plumbing Supply Store in Pittsburgh, a Discount Store in Miami, soon an Apple Reseller Store in Michigan, and many others.

KiBiz Systems Founder Allen Imbarrato also announced the release of KiSwipe iOS app that can be used to do encrypted credit card transactions on the iPad and iPhone with any FM Go app. KiSwipe is the only app available that allows encrypted credit card swiping on the iPad that works with FM Go. It can process transactions using authorize.net or we can set you up with a Cayan merchant account.

To learn more about KiPoint POS 3.5 & the KiSwipe IOS App click here

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About KiBiz Systems, Inc.

Since 1996 – Over 20 Years, KiBiz Systems, Inc. has been creating business software products that are open so that they can be customized to serve the needs of a wide variety of businesses worldwide. Our business software products include KiBiz 7 CRM ERP for business management, KiBiz Accounting, KiRental for Equipment Rental Management, KiProduction for manufacturing, KiPoint POS for retail, KiBiz Bakery Distribution. We also have a Customer Portal, Sales Rep Portal, and eCommerce Shopping Cart.

Higher Performance through Database Automation

We are committed to finding ways to make your business run more effectively, with faster, better, more reliable business systems. We can strengthen your informational infrastructure to provide a more solid foundation from which your business can grow and prosper. We study your work flow and business processes to discover new ways to better serve your customers, interact with your vendors, and coordinate amongst your staff. The key to these relationships is how information is shared in a timely, focused and controlled manner. A multi-user database in which all information is accessible based on assigned privileges enables your staff to be better equipped to fulfill the requests of your customers, and communicate with your vendors what your business needs are.

If you would like more information about KiPoint POS 3.5 - KiSwipe IOS App, please contact Allen Imbarrato at or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. visit http://www.kibizsystems.com/kipoint-filemaker-pos-solution/

FileMaker 15 Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Video Training from John Mark Osborne

FMT Newswire - Chino Hills, Calif., February, 13rd 2017 -- Well known FileMaker author John Mark Osborne has released six training videos covering FileMaker Pro 15, totaling over 40 hours. The videos are created in FileMaker Pro 15 Advanced but can be used with FileMaker Pro 12, 13 and 14 with the exception of a few exercises.

The Philosophy of FileMaker video series covers mostly development concepts relating to relational design, scripting, calculations and reporting but also delve into deployment on iOS, WebDirect and FileMaker Server. "I've seen a lot of training material use examples from a variety of solutions and they are difficult to follow", says John Mark Osborne. "I used a single example of an invoicing solution throughout the four part Philosophy of FileMaker series in order for students to follow along easier and produce something tangible".

Additional videos include a Tips & Tricks module with intermediate, advanced and expert tips. There’s even a FREE two hour beginner module that creates a complete contact manager.

The Philosophy of FileMaker videos are sold individually for $50.00 or as a bundle of four for just $125.00. The Tips & Tricks video is $25.00 with bonus tips added periodically.

To watch sample videos or purchase these videos, use the link below:


John Mark Osborne has been working with FileMaker Pro for over two decades and has become one of the leading industry experts. John Mark is co-author of the wildly popular Scriptology book and CD ROM which has become the standard for FileMaker Pro developers. Recently, he received a prestigious award from FileMaker, Inc. for developing outstanding technical resources for his popular FileMaker Pro web site, Database Pros <www.databasepros.com>. John Mark is also a regular speaker and trainer at MacWorld Expos and the FileMaker Developer Conference. Database Pros works closely with FileMaker, Inc. as one of their FBA (FileMaker Business Alliance) members and an authorized trainer. John Mark is a certified FileMaker 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 developer having passed all nine certification tests.

If you have questions beyond the course descriptions, feel free to email or call:


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LearningFileMaker.com releases Video Training for Startups and Entrepreneurs

FMT Newswire - SANTA CLARA Feb 15, 2017 LearningFileMaker.com has released an instructional video course for Startups and Entrepreneurs, which comprehensively covers everything developers need to know about planning, budgeting, and creating an application. The video course for Startups and Entrepreneurs has six hours of video content, covering the business side of creating an application. At the end of this course students will have the knowledge and tools necessary to plan an application for resale or for deployment within their organization.

This video course is to help plan and budget for a mobile application, said Richard Carlton, CEO LearningFileMaker.com, These videos are for Individuals and companies interested in building an app for a vertical market segment for deployment within an organization.

6-hour video course covers the ins and outs of creating a FileMaker application for resale.
Top Rated Course by FileMaker Expert, Richard Carlton.

The FileMaker Course for Startups and Entrepreneurs is available for a one-time purchase of 50, and can be found at http://www.learningfilemaker.com/entrepreneurs.html

LearningFileMaker.com is the number one destination for FileMaker training videos, with over 70 hours of comprehensive FileMaker training content, LearningFileMaker.com is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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