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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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Outsourcing payroll to a service can solve a lot of problems.

Payroll: A Complete Guide on When, Why, and How to Outsource It

Unless you’re a bookkeeper or accountant, you didn’t start a business to run payroll. And in the beginning, it probably wasn’t a big deal to do. Likely, you sp...

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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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Cash discount or credit card surcharge can make for an interesting business choice.

Cash Discounts & Credit Card Surcharges Explained

Beware the Hidden Cost of Doing a Cash-Only Business

It makes good business sense to accept credit cards. Not only do many people pay exclusively with credit cards, but those paying with a card tend to spend more. (It...

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Small businesses need to invest the time to identify their "disaster" risks and create a plan to recover from them should they ever occur.

Creating A Disaster Recovery Plan For Your Business

40% of Small Businesses NEVER Reopen After a Disaster

Fire. Earthquake. Flood. Data Systems Crash. Theft. The unexpected happens to businesses every day. Without a disaster recovery plan in place, the results can be pr...

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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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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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