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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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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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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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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.

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How to Accept Apple Pay
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Apple is a secure, contactless mobile payment method popular with consumers and businesses. Learn how your business can accept Apple Pay.

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Toast POS Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 01, 2024

Toast is a top POS system with extensive restaurant features. Learn why Toast's online ordering functionality stands out in the restaurant POS system area.

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How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Jennifer Dublino | April 01, 2024

Accepting customer payments by SMS text can be quick and secure. Learn how to start accepting SMS payments and why this feature can improve your business.

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Review
Clover Credit Card Processing Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 01, 2024

Clover provides POS software and hardware along with credit card processing services. Learn why Clover is our choice for the best POS credit card processor.

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There’s a Fee for That: Pros and Cons of Surcharging Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | March 25, 2024

Should you start surcharging to mitigate credit card processing fees? Learn the pros and cons of surcharging, as well as some alternatives.

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Credit Card Receivables Financing
By Jennifer Dublino | March 18, 2024

Credit card receivables are a vital short-term financing source. Learn how to leverage your credit card receivables to get cash for your business quickly.

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What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | March 12, 2024

You've been told you need a POS system, but how does one work, how can it benefit your business, and what are its advantages over a cash register?

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4 Digital Payment Methods: Is Your Business Ready for Them?
By Sammi Caramela | March 12, 2024

As the world becomes more digital, consumers want payment options. Here are four digital payment methods your business can offer to process transactions.

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Time to Ditch Cash? Why Credit Cards Only Might Make Sense
By Jennifer Dublino | March 12, 2024

There are many advantages to going cashless. Here is why your restaurant might want to use credit cards only for payment.

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What Is a Credit Card Imprinter?
By Jennifer Post | February 28, 2024

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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Traditional vs. Roth IRAs: What SMB Owners Must Know
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2024

SMB owners are responsible for their own nest eggs. Which retirement account should they choose? Compare the pros and cons of traditional and Roth IRAs.

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How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

You can choose from a variety of credit card machines with different capabilities and price points. Here are the best options.

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Find Out Which Credit Card Payment App for Android Works Best for You
By Adam Uzialko | February 07, 2024

If you have an Android phone, an Android credit card payment app can help you accept mobile payments. Find the best credit card payment apps for Android.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments Using Your Phone
By Simone Johnson | February 06, 2024

Learn how to accept credit card payments from your smartphone or tablet.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments Over the Phone
By Adam Uzialko | February 05, 2024

Accepting credit cards over the phone can help boost customer convenience and satisfaction. Learn methods for taking credit card payments over the phone.

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What Are the Benefits of POS Systems for Restaurants?
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 01, 2024

From tracking inventory to running promotions, restaurant POS systems bring numerous benefits. Learn about the top features of restaurant POS systems.

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Complete List of POS Charges and Fees
By Jamie Johnson | February 01, 2024

Every size business can benefit from a POS system, and there are various prices and technology suited for every need. Here's what you need to know.

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CAKE Review
By Quinn Springett | February 01, 2024

Cake by Mad Mobile is an efficient POS system ideal for restaurants. Learn about Cake's ease of use, features, pricing, inventory management and support.

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TouchBistro Review and Pricing
By Quinn Springett | February 01, 2024

TouchBistro has helpful features like online ordering, reservations, loyalty programs and more. Learn why TouchBistro is a great restaurant POS system.

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The Best Way to Take Payments With Your iPhone
By Jennifer Dublino | January 31, 2024

Entrepreneurs with mobile operations must be able to accept payments on the go. Learn how to accept payments via iPhone and which payment processors to use.

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The Ever-Changing Landscape of Bots and Credit Card Testing
By John Canfield | January 30, 2024

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