Small Biz Spotlight – Granny Judy’s Kitchen

Walking the downtown streets of Franklin, New Hampshire to window shop, purchase souvenirs, and take in the small town atmosphere can certainly work up an appetite. Granny Judy’s Kitchen is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing breakfast or lunch. Customers rave about the kitchen’s breakfast (especially the pancakes), their homemade breads, and their seafood […]


Small Biz Spotlight – The Franklin Studio

If the state of New Hampshire could be shrunk down into a small, quaint storefront, that space would be The Franklin Studio. This non-profit store and coffee shop and its friendly staff are some of the best representations of the Granite State that any proud citizen could hope for. From excellent locally-sourced coffee and foods […]


Card-Linked Rewards Give Banks a Competitive Edge

Everybody loves to be rewarded. Whether it’s a free cup of joe at a local coffee shop or a special sales discount at a favorite store, getting a little “thank you” from a business can go a long way in boosting customer satisfaction and loyalty. Bank customers are no different—in a recent survey by CGI, […]


Buzz Points Joins the Symitar Vendor Integration Program

AUSTIN, Texas, June 28, 2016 – Buzz Points, Inc., the Austin, Texas-based rewards and marketing platform focused on furthering the “bank local, buy local” movement, has joined the Symitar® Vendor Integration Program (VIP). Symitar, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ: JKHY) and the recognized leader in core data processing and ancillary technology […]


Building A Community Brand: Rewards Program Creates A ‘Buzz’ Locally

Credit unions can seize on the “buy local” theme to extend their brand within the community by offering a local rewards program. One such rewards provider is Buzz Points, a CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider. It offers an integrated rewards and marketing platform that connects area merchants, community financial institutions, and consumers. Buzz Points users […]