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Guide to Merchant Accounts
By Jennifer Dublino | April 06, 2023

Learn what a merchant account is, why your business might need one, how to set it up, and what other payment options there are in this informative guide.

What Is a Credit Card Imprinter?
By Jennifer Post | April 06, 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.

How to Properly Use a Credit Card to Finance Your Small Business
By Ruth Hoffmann | March 29, 2023

Credit cards offer an effective way to fund a small business, but only if you pay off your balance each month and take advantage of the available perks.

There’s a Fee for That: Pros and Cons of Surcharging Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | March 28, 2023

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

5 Ways to Drastically Cut Business Costs
By Katharine Paljug | March 22, 2023

Small businesses often have slim profit margins. Learn how to cut expenses to boost cash flow, invest in growth and lower prices without impacting revenue.

Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 13, 2023

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

What Is Facebook Pay?
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 09, 2023

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

Understanding Omnichannel Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | March 06, 2023

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

Considering Going Cashless? Electronic Payment Expert Discusses the Benefits
By Sean Peek | March 03, 2023

Accepting payments from mobile wallets like Apple Pay and Google Pay gives consumers the safest and most secure way to pay.

Supply Chain Finance or Invoice Factoring: Which Is Better for Managing Cash Flow?
By Sean Peek | February 28, 2023

How to assess if supply chain finance is right for your business or if invoice factoring would work better for your company’s needs?

8 Things Most Small Businesses Don’t Know About Credit Card Payment Processing
By Jennifer Dublino | February 21, 2023

There are risks when your business handles sensitive payment data. Here are eight things most don't know about credit card processing.

Time to Ditch Cash? Why Credit Card Only Might Make Sense
By Jennifer Dublino | February 21, 2023

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

What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
By Adam Uzialko | February 21, 2023

The Paycheck Protection Program has been extended so the remaining funds can be disbursed.

How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 21, 2023

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

Medical billing on a computer
What Is Medical Billing and Coding?
By Leah Zitter | February 21, 2023

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

online shopping
How to Get Your Customers to Shell Out More Cash
By Mike Berner | February 21, 2023

Learn ways to raise your prices without losing your customers.