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Understanding Omnichannel Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Your payment processing should be convenient and professional across all channels. Learn why you should offer omnichannel payments.

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Financing Your Retail Store
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

Most entrepreneurs turn to small business loans when seeking startup cash, but there are other ways to raise working capital for a store. Learn more here.

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How to Get Paid as a Contractor
By Karina Fabian | January 23, 2023

When a client doesn't pay you for a construction project, what do you do? Read about your options in our guide.

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Supply Chain Finance or Invoice Factoring: Which Is Better for Managing Cash Flow?
By Anne MacRae | January 23, 2023

Here's how to choose between supply chain financing and invoice factoring for managing your business's cash flow.

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How to Self-Fund Your Business
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

While self-funding a business is difficult, it isn’t impossible. Here are important tips for entrepreneurs considering the idea.

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Time to Ditch Cash? Why Credit Card Only Might Make Sense
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Customers prefer using their credit and debit cards for most purchases. Does it make sense for your restaurant to continue accepting cash?

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POS Reports Your Retail Business Should Be Using
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

POS systems do more than capture sales at the point of sale. They can run detailed reports on everything from inventory to sales, giving you deeper insight

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6 Elements of a Successful Financial Plan for a Small Business
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Improve your chances of growth and success by covering these bases in your financial plan.

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What Is a Credit Card Imprinter?
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

Credit card imprinters used to be a popular tool for small businesses. As they have fallen out of favor for many, learn if they're still a fit for you.

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Guide to Credit Card Processing Fees
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Find out which credit card processing fees you can expect, which ones you should never pay, and how to negotiate better rates for your company.

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8 Ways to Keep Your Small Business Afloat in Any Financial Climate
By business.com editorial staff | January 23, 2023

Take these steps to ensure your small business's survival in a recession or economic crisis.

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POS Systems for Small Construction Businesses
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

With a POS system installed on your phone or tablet, you can accept payments on the job, send digital receipts, and accurately record payment details.

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Is It Time to Hire a CPA?
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Knowing when to hire a CPA can have a dramatic impact on your business's financial health. Find out all of your tax options here.

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Restaurant Accounting: How It’s Different
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

Restaurant accounting has specific needs and features. Here's a look at restaurant accounting methods and expenses, how tips factor in, and more.

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5 Benefits of Automating Your Accounts Payable
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Find out the reasons you should automate accounts payable, and see our picks for the best accounting software to help with financial tasks.

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What to Do if You’re Behind on Your Taxes
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Getting behind on your taxes can result in penalties, including liens and levies on your business. Here's what to do if you're past due.

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How to Improve Your Accounting Skills
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Accounting skills are always in high demand. Here are the skills all accountants and entrepreneurs should focus on improving.

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Should You Accept Equity as Compensation?
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Startups are short on cash but long on equity, so they often offer it as compensation. Here's why that could be a good or bad thing and what to negotiate.

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How to Handle Non-Paying Clients
By Sammi Caramela | January 23, 2023

Non-paying customers can put your business in a real bind. Here are several strategies to get the money you are owed.

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A Nonprofit’s Guide to Accounting
By Katharine Paljug | January 23, 2023

Nonprofit organizations have specific accounting regulations and requirements. Learn what nonprofits need to know about accounting.

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Which Financing Option Is Best for Your Small Business – a Line of Credit or a Term Loan?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

You need to know which type of loan is best for your small business's situation. Learn the difference between term loans and lines of credit.

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7 Tips for Choosing a Credit Card Processor for Your Construction Company
By Lori Fairbanks | January 23, 2023

Finding a credit card processing company for your construction company can be challenging. Here's what you need to know to get the best deal.

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The Ever-Changing Landscape of Bots and Credit Card Testing
By John Canfield | January 23, 2023

Credit card testing fraud, driven by bots, is costly and damaging to SMBs and credit cardholders. Learn how to protect your business and customers.

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Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Need a small business loan with low interest rates? Learn about the government loans available to entrepreneurs.

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What Are 7702 Plans and How Can They Be Used for Retirement?
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

These variable universal life insurance policies are tax-deferred to build cash value but aren't the same as retirement funds.

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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Every new business needs capital, but starting out with a large amount of debt can be a burden. Here's a rundown of small loan options to consider.

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The Top Accounting Challenges Small Businesses Face
By Alika Cooper | January 23, 2023

Accounting challenges don't have to break your company. Here's how to overcome them.

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What It Means to Default on a Business Loan and What to Do Next
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

Learn what it means to default on a business loan and what options you have available if this happens to you.

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Unique Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Cash Flow
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Looking to increase your small business's cash flow? Follow these tips to make sure you have enough liquid capital to keep growing.

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The Risks Associated With a Personal Guarantee
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

Many small business loans require the business owner to sign a personal guarantee. Learn about the risks of personally guaranteeing a loan.