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Best POS for Restaurants
By Quinn Springett | April 18, 2024

We've reviewed the best restaurant POS systems. See up-to-date comparisons on features and prices for the top POS systems for restaurants.

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The Best POS Systems of 2024
By Quinn Springett | April 18, 2024

Before choosing a POS system, check out our reviews of the best picks for 2024.

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The Best Online Payroll Services of 2024
By Jessica Elliott | April 18, 2024

Our team has compared the best online payroll services for 2024. See up-to-date reviews and costs for the top services.

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The Best Mobile Credit Card Processing Solutions of 2024
By Lori Fairbanks | April 18, 2024

With mobile credit card processing, you can accept payments from mobile devices. See our picks for the best mobile credit card processors in 2024.

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The Best Merchant Account Services of 2024
By Jennifer Dublino | April 18, 2024

See our expert and unbiased reviews of the top 10 merchant services. Compare 2024's top-ranked merchant account services for free at business.com.

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2024
By Mike Berner | April 18, 2024

Which credit card processor is right for your business in 2024? We review the top-rated services.

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How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
By Jennifer Dublino | April 16, 2024

Want to send a professional invoice via PayPal? Follow this guide to learn how.

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What Is Meta Pay (Formerly Facebook Pay)?
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 15, 2024

Learn how Facebook Pay works, its pros and cons, and whether a small business should consider this alternative to PayPal as a checkout option.

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Shopify vs. Square: Which Is Best for Your E-Commerce Business?
By Jamie Johnson | April 10, 2024

Shopify and Square are two popular POS systems for e-commerce. Learn how Shopify vs. Square compares and where each one stands out or falls short.

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POS Systems for Small Construction Businesses
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 10, 2024

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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Brilliant POS Review
By Quinn Springett | April 10, 2024

Brilliant is a cloud-based POS system with excellent employee management features. Learn how Brilliant can track wages, hours, payroll and schedules.

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How to Choose a Bar POS System
By Skye Schooley | April 10, 2024

Every bar owner understands that bars have unique needs, and so does your bar POS system. Learn how to choose the best bar POS system for your business.

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Lightspeed POS Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 10, 2024

Lightspeed is a top POS system for retail businesses. Learn about its feature-rich software and advanced e-commerce, reporting, and management tools.

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Epos Now Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 10, 2024

Epos Now is a top point-of-sale (POS) system known for excellent integrations. Learn about Epos Now's features, limitations, pricing, support and more.

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Podcaster Jannese Torres Wants to “Level Up Your Dinero”
By Antonio Ferme | April 04, 2024

Our full Q&A with the author of Financially Lit!

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Payment Depot Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 04, 2024

Payment Depot is a top credit card processor for growing companies. Learn why Payment Depot is the best credit card processor for high transaction volumes.

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North American Bancard Review
By Mike Berner | April 04, 2024

North American Bancard is a credit card processor with quick setup that serves high-risk businesses. Learn about its fast approval process and features.

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Stax Payments Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 04, 2024

Stax is a subscription-based credit card processor that lets businesses pay predictable costs. Learn why Stax integrations set it apart from competitors.

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What Is Credit Card Processing? The Complete Guide to Credit Card Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Businesses accept credit cards to increase customer satisfaction and boost the bottom line. Learn everything you need to know about credit card processing.

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Stripe vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Stripe and Square give merchants an easy and convenient way to accept credit cards. Learn how their features, plans, pricing and integrations compare.

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Stax vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Stax and Square give merchants an easy and convenient way to accept credit cards. Learn how their features, plans, pricing and integrations compare.

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A Guide to Restaurant Payment Processing
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Here's what you should consider before selecting a credit card processor for your restaurant.

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The Best PayPal Alternatives
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

PayPal is a popular payment facilitator. However, several alternatives may be better suited to your business. Learn about the best PayPal alternatives.

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

When your business must accept credit cards, you must understand payment gateways and payment processors. Here's how they work together for transactions.

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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | April 04, 2024

There are a lot of mobile point-of-sale apps out there. How do you choose the best mobile POS for your business?

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Guide to Merchant Accounts
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

If your company wants to accept credit cards, you should know all about merchant accounts and payment facilitators. Here are the essentials.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments: A Beginner’s Guide
By Adam Uzialko | April 04, 2024

Consumers expect companies to accept credit and debit cards and digital payments. Learn how to select a payment processor and start accepting credit cards.

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Credit Card Processing in High-Risk Industries
By Dachondra Cason | April 04, 2024

Is your business considered a high risk by your credit card processor? Here's how to know and what that means for you.

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Guide to Credit Card Processing Fees
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Most businesses must accept credit cards to succeed. Learn about the rates and fees involved with processing card transactions and how to negotiate fees.

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10 Tips for Choosing a Credit Card Processor for Your Construction Company
By Lori Fairbanks | April 04, 2024

Construction companies have special credit card processing considerations. Learn how to choose the best payment processor for your construction business.