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6 Confusing Things About Accepting Credit Cards
By Marci Martin | January 14, 2022

Credit card processing rates and service contracts don't have to leave your head spinning.

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Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software
By Lori Fairbanks | January 10, 2022

Accounting software is essential for running a healthy business. Learn what features to look for and what you can expect to pay.

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Stripe vs. Authorize.net: Credit Card Processing Comparison
By Jamie Johnson | January 07, 2022

This comparison guide reviews the similarities and differences between Stripe and Authorize.net, and how each credit card processor measures up in terms of price and features.

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ShopKeep vs. Square
By Jamie Johnson | January 06, 2022

This comparison guide breaks down the pros and cons of ShopKeep and Square, including pricing, features and customer service.

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How to Accept Recurring Payments
By Max Freedman | January 03, 2022

Your customers and clients won't always remember to pay on time. Learn how to accept recurring payments to counter this problem.

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How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Max Freedman | January 03, 2022

SMS payments can help you obtain customer payments that might otherwise go missed – and that's not their only benefit.

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ShareBuilder 401k Review
By Dock David Treece | December 20, 2021

ShareBuilder 401k is a retirement account provider that helps business owners keep the total cost of investment fees for their 401(k) under 1%. See whether ShareBuilder is right for you.

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Crest Capital Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

Crest Capital has a simple application process, fast approvals, a variety of equipment financing terms and excellent customer service.

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FreshBooks Accounting Software Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

FreshBooks is our pick for the best small business invoicing software application for its ease of use, advanced features and competitive pricing.

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Accion Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

Accion is a small business microloan lender. The company provides two types of loans: one for established businesses and one for startups. Loan types, amounts and requirements vary by state. Each...

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SBG Funding Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

SBG Funding is the best alternative lender for startup loans because loan requirements align with what new businesses can qualify for.

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Paychex Employee Retirement Review
By Dock David Treece | December 20, 2021

Paychex is a payroll processing company that also offers retirement account recordkeeping and administration. See whether this provider is right for your small business.

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National Processing Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

National Processing is the best credit card processor for low transaction rates because of its low interchange-plus rates and rate-lock guarantee.

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Upserve Review
By Jamie Johnson | December 20, 2021

Upserve is a strong choice for restaurants that want full reports on their data, competitive pricing and excellent customer support.

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Summit Account Resolution Review
By Business News Daily Editor | December 20, 2021

Summit Account Resolution is our pick as the best collection agency for small businesses, as it services both B2B and B2C collections. Once you sign up with Summit AR, you receive a dedicated account...

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athenahealth Medical Billing Review
By Max Freedman | December 20, 2021

Athenahealth is a top-notch outsourced medical billing provider for practices that want data-driven reports and benchmarks. The company also offers consultative support to improve practices' overall...

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Balboa Capital Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

Balboa Capital is an alternative lender that provides loans for small and midsize businesses. Small business owners can choose from several different types of loans, including standard small business...

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Oracle NetSuite Accounting Software Review
By Nicole Fallon | December 20, 2021

Oracle NetSuite is a popular cloud-based ERP that offers a comprehensive suite of integrated business management solutions. Capabilities include accounting, CRM, e-commerce, inventory, payments,...

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Clover Point of Sale System Review
By Jamie Johnson | December 20, 2021

Clover offers a range of hardware options that outshine the competition and give businesses flexibility in customizing a POS system that works for them.

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Paychex Payroll Review
By Laura Handrick | December 20, 2021

Paychex is an especially good payroll service for large businesses. It serves businesses with up to 1,000 employees, handles all payroll and payroll tax responsibilities, is available in multiple...

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Biz2Credit Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

Biz2Credit is an online marketplace for small business funding. The company connects small businesses in need of funding with lenders. It can help small businesses obtain a variety of loans.

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ADP Employee Retirement Review
By Dock David Treece | December 20, 2021

ADP is a large payroll services company that also offers employee retirement benefits. See whether ADP may be right for your business.

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ProMerchant Review
By Jamie Johnson | December 20, 2021

ProMerchant is a credit card processor that offers transparent interchange-plus rates and multiple pricing plans. If your business is considered "high risk," such as a check-cashing service,...

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Lightspeed Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

Lightspeed is the best iPad POS system because its pricing is competitive, the system is fully mobile, and you have a choice of integrated payment processors.

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Intuit QuickBooks Online Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 20, 2021

Quickbooks Online is our favorite accounting software for small businesses because it can grow with your business.

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Sage Review
By Sean Peek | December 20, 2021

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is our choice as the best accounting software for freelancers and the self-employed because it is affordable and simple to set up and use.

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TouchBistro Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

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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Kareo Medical Billing Review
By Max Freedman | December 20, 2021

Kareo's unparalleled user-friendliness, high first-pass claims acceptance rate, electronic medical records and practice management software inclusion, flexible services, and competitive rates make it...

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DrChrono Review
By Adam Uzialko | December 20, 2021

We chose DrChrono as the best medical billing service for small practices because you get its whole suite for a budget-friendly price.