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Best Free Office Suites: Microsoft Office Alternatives
By Sara Angeles | July 16, 2024

Microsoft Office isn't the only game in town. If it's too expensive or if you just don't like it, check out these free Office alternatives. 

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ProTexting Review
By Max Freedman | July 16, 2024

ProTexting lets you run automated campaigns and send multimedia SMS messages to connect with customers.

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Clover POS Review
By Jamie Johnson | July 15, 2024

Clover's POS system includes well-designed hardware, intuitive software and competitive pricing. Learn why Clover is a good POS option for your business.

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CAKE Review
By Jamie Johnson | July 15, 2024

Cake is an all-in-one POS system with easy self-checkout options for a great customer experience. It also features intuitive software and durable hardware.

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Epos Now Review and Pricing Plans
By Jamie Johnson | July 12, 2024

Epos Now is an easy-to-use POS system with features for retailers, restaurants and hotels. Learn more about Epos Now's usability, costs and integrations.

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Square POS Review and Pricing
By Jamie Johnson | July 12, 2024

Square is the best POS for small businesses thanks to its affordable hardware and software. Learn more about Square’s features and costs and how it works.

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Toast Review
By Jamie Johnson | July 11, 2024

Toast works equally well for a small restaurant that's just getting started and a large chain looking to service multiple sites. It has also done a great job of pivoting in the midst of the pandemic,...

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Lightspeed Review
By Jamie Johnson | July 10, 2024

Lightspeed's POS system is designed for retail businesses, restaurants and golf courses. Learn whether Lightspeed is the right choice for your business.

Using a PEO to Offer Employee Health Insurance
By Kaylyn McKenna | July 10, 2024

Learn how a professional employer organization (PEO) can help your small business offer health insurance, stay compliant, and cut down on paperwork.

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How to Choose the Best Pay Schedule for Your Business
By Matt D’Angelo | July 08, 2024

Businesses have different needs when it comes to paying employees. Learn how to choose the best schedule for paying your team.

Zelle for Business
By Julie Thompson | July 08, 2024

Zelle allows instant digital payments. Learn about Zelle’s fees, its pros and cons, how to get started, and how it compares to other digital payment methods.

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Thryv Review
By Tom Anziano | July 02, 2024

Read our review of Thryv to find out how it can help your service business with SMS marketing and omnichannel customer communications.

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Best Google Alerts Alternatives
By Marisa Sanfilippo | July 02, 2024

If you're not a fan of Google Alerts, use these alternative tools to monitor your business online.

What to Look For in HIPAA-Compliant CRM Software
By Max Freedman | July 01, 2024

Healthcare organizations rely on CRM software to track patients and monitor vitals, but the systems must comply with HIPAA. Learn how to ensure yours does.

High-Risk Credit Card Processing and Merchant Accounts
By Julie Thompson | July 01, 2024

Learn all about high-risk credit card processing and merchant accounts, including the pros and cons, and whether your business needs one.

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Podium Review
By Max Freedman | June 28, 2024

Podium consolidates online reviews and customer messages in one streamlined dashboard, making it simple to respond in a timely fashion. It's a great service for companies needing intuitive and...

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FreshBooks Accounting Software Review
By Max Freedman | June 27, 2024

Read our FreshBooks accounting software review to learn why this vendor is our top pick for invoicing.

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Twilio Messaging Review
By Tom Anziano | June 27, 2024

Read our Twilio Messaging review to find out why it’s our top choice for a customizable text message marketing platform.

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Textedly Review
By Max Freedman | June 27, 2024

Textedly offers text messages services with features like scheduled messages, mass group texting, built-in link sharing and automatic text replies. Pricing varies depending on the package you select....

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EZ Texting Review
By Tom Anziano | June 27, 2024

EZ Texting is an excellent service to help you control your text message marketing campaigns. Its many tools and resources are easy to find and use in the software's dashboard.

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Textline Review
By Rebecca Neubauer | June 26, 2024

Elevate business communication with Textline, which offers secure SMS texting, seamless setup and complete support ideal for large and scaling businesses.

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SimpleTexting Review
By Max Freedman | June 26, 2024

SimpleTexting is a straightforward SMS service that connects you to your customers. It offers helpful tools, an easy-to-use dashboard and flexible plans.

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SlickText Review
By Tom Anziano | June 25, 2024

Find out how SlickText’s simple yet powerful features can help you find customers and keep them coming back.

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8×8 Review
By Jeff Hale | June 25, 2024

8x8 is an all-in-one communications platform that's great for international businesses. Find out why, see plan options and get costs.

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Melio Accounting Software
By Max Freedman | June 25, 2024

With options to add bills manually, in bulk or automatically via QuickBooks and Xero integrations, Melio’s free ACH bank payment tools streamline accounts payable management.

RingEX vs. Vonage
By Jeff Hale | June 24, 2024

This comparison page examines RingCentral and Vonage side by side to help you make the best decision for your business phone system.

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Salesforce vs. Zendesk: Which CRM Can Take Your Business Above and Beyond?
By Max Freedman | June 21, 2024

Salesforce and Zendesk rank among our top CRM picks year after year. We compared them to help you decide which platform better fits your business.

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Nextiva vs. 8×8
By Jessica Elliott | June 20, 2024

Ready to pick a business phone system? Compare Nextiva and 8x8 to see how these top services differ.

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Nextiva vs. Ooma
By Andrew Delaney | June 20, 2024

See how Nextiva and Ooma business phone systems compare side by side so you can make the right buying decision for your business.

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Rippling vs. BambooHR: A Comprehensive Comparison
By Skye Schooley | June 20, 2024

Rippling and BambooHR are customizable HR solutions that can help you manage your HR functions. Learn how their prices, HR services and usability compare.