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The High Cost of Free: What Cheap Card Processing Rates REALLY Cost You

Tips for Small Businesses

Business owners see a lot of costs in a lot of areas.  One that seems to aggravate more than most though, is the cost to process a credit card transaction.   It s...

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You have choices when accounting for credit card processing fees.

Accounting for Credit Card Processing Fees

We are nearing the time when cash-only small businesses will be making their final curtain call. For years, some small businesses dealt in cash or checks because get...

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Bitcoin and blockchain will change how restaurants do business

Bitcoin and Blockchain for Restaurants

This new technology can change the restaurant business

Like other businesses, technology is an important operational component for restaurants. But are bitcoin and blockchain the right technologies for the food industry?...

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What Bitcoin and Blockchain Mean to Small Businesses

In our previous article, you learned what bitcoin and blockchain are, how they are related, and their differences. The possibilities for larger enterprises are prett...

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Bitcoin? Blockchain? Which is Which? Does it Matter?

Lately, the media have been reporting almost non-stop on bitcoin.  Or is it blockchain?   Or is it both? If you’re new to bitcoin (and blockchain), all of the ...

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An increasingly popular way that small businesses get the cash they need for new equipment, building expansions, different inventory, and more, is to sell future credit card sales for cash upfront.

To Grow Your Business, Consider a Merchant Cash Advance

In our last post, we discussed how hard it can be to get a business expansion loan from the bank. So, what are the alternatives? You can open a business credit card...

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Loan Denied. Small businesses can have difficult times trying to get qualified for a loan from their bank.

Why It’s So Tough To Get A Business Expansion Loan

You’re running a successful business, getting into a groove of day-to-day operations when it suddenly becomes abundantly clear – you need cash to keep the growth...

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Small buinesses need an array of insurance to keep their shop or restaurant running when something bad happens.

10 Insurance Policies For Retail & Hospitality Business Owners

When you wrote the business plan for your company, you probably didn’t get too excited at the thought of figuring out which insurance policies you’d need. Or eve...

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Small business owners have diy accounting software options.

DIY Accounting: 3 Software Programs To Explore

As a small business owner, you have two basic choices when it comes to keeping your books -- hire an accountant or do it yourself. Both have their advantages. For th...

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You can do more than negotiate rates to actually reduce your credit card transaction fees.

5 Business Moves to Reduce Credit Card Transaction Costs

Things You Can Do WITHOUT Arguing Over Rate

Much of the cost of processing card transactions is “firm.” But there are still a few things you could investigate that might lower your costs. Here is our list...

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