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The Benefits of Restaurant iPad POS Systems
By Skye Schooley | November 09, 2021

Most restaurants need some form of POS system to take food orders and ring up sales. Learn how an iPad POS system can benefit your restaurant.

Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2021

The SBA and USDA offer loans to assist entrepreneurs and business owners who need funding.

Guide to Merchant Accounts
By Jennifer Dublino | November 03, 2021

Learn what a merchant account is, why your business might need one, and how to set it up.

Need a Loan? Lending Trends That Are Increasing Your Chances of Getting Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 02, 2021

New regulations and fintech are changing the funding landscape.

How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Jennifer Dublino | November 02, 2021

SMS payments are growing in popularity as an alternative payment option. Here's how to get started accepting SMS payments for your business.

How to Accept ACH Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | November 02, 2021

Small business owners should consider payment methods beyond cash, checks and credit cards. See if ACH payments are right for your company.

What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | November 01, 2021

Learn what a POS system is, how it works and how your business can benefit from having one.

Credit Card Payment Processing Rules and Laws You Need to Know About
By Jennifer Dublino | October 19, 2021

Compliance is critical if your business relies on credit cards, but you need to know what the rules are and who makes them.

Venmo for Business: Is It Right for You?
By Jennifer Dublino | October 18, 2021

Venmo isn't just for Gen Z anymore. Venmo for Business is an easy, contactless payment solution small businesses should consider. Here's what you need to know.

The Best PayPal Alternatives
By Jennifer Dublino | October 18, 2021

PayPal is a popular payment facilitator that can help your business start accepting credit cards, but it's not the only game in town. Here are some PayPal alternatives to consider.

How to Accept Apple Pay
By Jennifer Dublino | October 15, 2021

Apple Pay is the top contactless mobile payment method in the U.S. Learn how your business can start accepting Apple Pay online and in person.

Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | October 14, 2021

Learn about the pros and cons of using a free POS system for your business.

Shopify vs. Square: Which Is Best for Your E-Commerce Business?
By Jamie Johnson | October 14, 2021

Choosing a POS system can be a tough challenge. Here is how two top options, Shopify and Square, stack up against each other.

How to Apply (and Get Approved) for a Business Loan
By Adam Uzialko | October 13, 2021

Many businesses need loans to launch or grow. This guide will help you apply for a business loan and improve your chances of approval.

What Are Merchant Cash Advances and Working Capital Loans?
By Max Freedman | October 13, 2021

Should you consider a merchant cash advance or working capital loan to alleviate your cash flow problems? Or would that make things worse?

Stripe vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | October 13, 2021

When you're choosing a credit card processor, two top options to consider are Stripe and Square. Here is how they measure up against one another.

How to Apply for Government Grants
By Max Freedman | October 12, 2021

Applying for government grants can be a confusing and lengthy process, but the end result could be a monetary award for your business. Here's how to apply for a government grant.

How to Choose the Right Accounting Software for Your Business
By Jamie Johnson | October 11, 2021

The right software will help you track critical financial data in your business, stay on top of your taxes, and pay your employees on time.

PayPal vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | October 11, 2021

Choosing a credit card processor can be a tough decision. Here is how PayPal and Square stack up against each other. Content Type: Comparison

Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 08, 2021

If you already use QuickBooks for your accounting software, you may be interested in its POS software as well. Here's what you need to know about its desktop POS product.

How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 06, 2021

PayPal Invoicing makes it easy to send professional invoices. This guide will have you doing it in no time.

Best Uses for Tablets at Your Restaurant
By Sean Peek | September 30, 2021

You can save time and money and improve your customers' dining experience with tablets at your restaurant.

Pros and Cons of Merchant Cash Advance Loans
By Max Freedman | September 30, 2021

Merchant cash advances are risky, but they can be a helpful tool if used correctly. Are they right for your business?

How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?
By Sean Peek | September 24, 2021

Find out how much it costs to use a payroll company and how it compares to having a CPA run payroll for you.

How a Cash Advance Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 23, 2021

A cash advance provides you with fast cash, but is it worth the high price?

15 Top POS System Features
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2021

Find out which features to look for when you're shopping for a new POS system.

How Much Does a New POS System Cost?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 14, 2021

There are more affordable point-of-sale system options available than ever.

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Business Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2021

If you have a bad credit score and need a business loan, these financing options could help you secure the funding you need.

Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 01, 2021

Looking for funding? When banks let you down, consider an alternative loan.

How to Choose a Bar POS System
By Skye Schooley | August 31, 2021

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best bar POS system for your business.