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How to Choose a POS Cash Register
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

The ability to accept both cards and cash is a must for storefronts. Click to learn how to choose the best cash register for your business.

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What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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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How to Properly Use a Credit Card to Finance Your Small Business
By Ruth Hoffmann | September 20, 2022

Planning on using a credit card to finance your small business? Here's how to do it right.

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Spend Wisely: How to Get the Most Out of Your Business Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

While business credit cards can be a good source of funding, if you aren't careful, you could easily find yourself in mounting debt.

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POS Systems for Small Construction Businesses
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

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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How to Choose a Bar POS System
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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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6 Elements of a Successful Financial Plan for a Small Business
By Diana Wertz | September 07, 2022

You can double your business's chances of growth by ensuring you have a complete financial plan. These are the most important areas to include.

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What Is Medical Billing and Coding?
By Leah Zitter | September 07, 2022

Medical billing and coding systems ensure that health providers get paid for their services. Learn the steps in medical billing and medical coding.

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How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?
By Sean Peek | September 07, 2022

How much do payroll services cost? How do they compare to hiring a CPA? Click to read about the costs of different online payroll services.

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What Are 7702 Plans and How Can They Be Used for Retirement?
By Max Freedman | September 07, 2022

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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Should Your Small Business Bank Online?
By Andrew Martins | September 07, 2022

Touting lower fees and higher interest rates, online-only banks could be an option for SMBs. Learn about the benefits of online banking.

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Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 06, 2022

Here's what you need to know about the QuickBooks Desktop POS system before deciding if it's right for your business.

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The 4 Biggest Red Flags in Credit Card Processing
By business.com editorial staff | September 01, 2022

Learn to identify the ways credit card processors try to trick you into spending more on fees and equipment.

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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Learn what a chargeback is, and the costs and consequences associated with it. Protect your business with these tips on preventing chargebacks.

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How to Get Your Customers to Shell Out More Cash
By Mike Berner | August 25, 2022

Learn ways to raise your prices without losing your customers.

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Supply Chain Finance or Invoice Factoring: Which Is Better for Managing Cash Flow?
By Anne MacRae | August 11, 2022

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

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Credit Card Receivables Financing
By Jennifer Dublino | August 09, 2022

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 Facebook Pay?
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

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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Understanding Omnichannel Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | August 02, 2022

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

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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Here's everything you need to know about accepting online payment apps as a payment method from your customers.

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How to Accept ACH Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | August 02, 2022

ACH payments are contactless payments that transfer funds directly from one bank account to another. Learn how ACH payments can help your business.

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The Solopreneur’s Guide to Retirement Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

How do self-employed people plan for retirement? Here are a few retirement plan options for the solopreneur.

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How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Jennifer Dublino | August 02, 2022

SMS payments are when a buyer texts you to make a purchase, or you send a text invoice. Learn how to accept SMS payments from customers.

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Understanding PayPal Credit Card Fees
By Adam Uzialko | August 02, 2022

PayPal is an incredibly popular and easy-to-use service for those looking to accept credit cards for their business, but you need to understand its fees.

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Venmo for Business: Is It Right for You?
By Jennifer Dublino | August 02, 2022

Venmo for Business lets small businesses use Venmo as a contactless payment option. Here's how to start accepting Venmo payments for your business.

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How to Use a No-Interest Credit Card to Fund Your Business
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Here's everything you need to know about using a 0% APR business credit card for your small business.

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The Best iPad POS Systems
By Lori Fairbanks | August 01, 2022

Our team of experts has compared the best iPad POS systems. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated point of sale systems.

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The Best PayPal Alternatives
By Jennifer Dublino | July 20, 2022

PayPal is a popular payment facilitator with many helpful business features. But other services, such as Square and Stripe, may be better options for some.

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How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | July 01, 2022

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