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The 12 Best POS Systems for Small Businesses: Our Top Picks for 2023
By Jamie Johnson | February 01, 2023

A POS system allows you to accept customer payments, track your sales, and manage your small business. See our picks for the best POS systems in 2023.

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Best Payroll Services for 2023
By Jamie Johnson | February 01, 2023

We've conducted extensive research to find the best payroll service providers for small businesses in 2023, including solutions for sole proprietors and household employers.

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The Best Business Accounting Software Services of 2023
By Erica Sandberg | February 01, 2023

To help you choose the right business accounting software services for your company, we have identified the best in each class.

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Best Business Loans for 2023
By Max Freedman | January 30, 2023

Here are the best business loans and financing options available to small businesses. We highlight the best lenders for SBA loans, conventional loans, as well as the best alternative lenders.

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Best Credit Card Processing Companies of 2023
By Mike Berner | January 30, 2023

This list of 12 best credit card processors and buyer's guide will help you choose the right credit card processor for your small business.

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TouchBistro Review
By Skye Schooley | January 30, 2023

TouchBistro is the best POS system for the food service industry, with key features for restaurants, cafes, food trucks, pubs and more.

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PayPal’s Mobile Credit Card Reader: What You Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

This guide introduces PayPal Here and describes how small businesses can use the mobile credit card reader to accept payments from customers on the go.

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10 Mobile Credit Card Processing Myths Busted
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Mobile credit card processing doesn't deserve the negative rap it sometimes gets. See common mobile credit card processing myths get debunked.

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Credit Card Machines: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

These credit card machine questions are common head-scratchers for business owners. Here's everything you need to know about credit card machines.

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7 Websites for Comparing Small Business Insurance Quotes
By Marci Martin | January 23, 2023

Finding the proper insurance coverage at a reasonable rate for your small business can be a challenge. Use these websites as online quote-comparison tools.

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Infographic: 25 Accounting Terms You Need to Know
By Sara Angeles | January 23, 2023

Here are some accounting terms small business owners need to know.

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Which Version of QuickBooks Should You Use?
By Vishal Sanjay | January 23, 2023

Wondering which version of QuickBooks is the best accounting software for your business? Here's what you need to know.

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A Guide to Choosing the Right Small Business Loan
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

Small business loans are a way to close cash flow gaps, pay for pricey equipment and grow the business. Here’s what to look for in one.

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When Should Freelancers Use a Collection Agency?
By Ross Mudrick | January 23, 2023

As a freelancer, nothing is more frustrating than unpaid invoices stacking up. Knowing how to work with a collection agency can solve this problem.

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What Is Reputation Insurance?
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Reputation insurance can cover the costs of crisis management when your brand is tarnished. Learn how it can protect your business. 

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Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

To find the best accounting software for your small business, consider compliance, cost, reporting, tracking, and other accounting software features.

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PayPal Alternatives for Accepting Online Payments
By Bennett Conlin | January 23, 2023

If your business wants to use something other than PayPal to accept payments, consider these options.

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How to Accept Credit Cards
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

It's critical for your small business to add credit card functionality to your payment operations. Learn how to begin accepting credit and debit cards.

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Find the Best Invoice App for Your Business
By Katharine Paljug | January 23, 2023

Invoicing should be quick, easy and effective. Learn how to find the best invoice app for your business.

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How to Choose Online Tax Software for Business: A Buyer’s Guide
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2023

Buying online tax software for your business? Here is what you need to know.

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What Is a Merchant Account, and Do You Really Need One?
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Your business needs a merchant account to accept credit and debit cards in person and online. Learn how merchant accounts work and how to get one.

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Net vs. Gross Income
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

This guide explains the difference between net income and gross income, and which is useful when in your business accounting.

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What Is Medical Billing and Coding?
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Medical billing and coding is how patient charts and clinical data become medical claims. Learn about the position and how medical billing software improve

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Stripe vs. PayPal
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

Stripe and PayPal are two online financial resources that can help your business complete financial services. See which one is right for you.

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PayPal and Merchant Account Differences
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

PayPal and merchant accounts have some key differences. While PayPal users get an account similar to a merchant account, they also get a lot more.

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Learn all about the distinction between a payment gateway and a payment processor and which types of business need which type of infrastructure.

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How to Enter Credit Card Charges in QuickBooks Online
By Trish Petak | January 23, 2023

If your business needs the most accurate and up-to-date financials, entering credit card transactions manually in QuickBooks Online may be the way to go.

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Bank Feeds for QuickBooks Online
By Trish Petak | January 23, 2023

Learn how to connect your bank account to QuickBooks Online and use bank feeds so you can report and reconcile transactions more efficiently.

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FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks Online
By Trish Petak | January 23, 2023

FreshBooks and QuickBooks are accounting solutions for small businesses. Compare their features and pricing to see which one is best for you.

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Should You Consider a Merchant Cash Advance?
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Merchant cash advances are a useful funding tool if your business is struggling with cash flow, but they can be costly.