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DrChrono Medical Software
By Max Freedman | September 27, 2021

DrChrono is excellent medical software for smaller and newer practices because of its introductory tiers' low cost and extensive features. Larger practices can use it too, but some may feel hamstrung...

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AdvancedMD Medical Software
By Max Freedman | September 27, 2021

A strong, flexible medical software solution with competitive prices, AdvancedMD is our best pick for large practices. However, some practices may feel overwhelmed by the vast number of features or...

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The Best Text Message Marketing Services of 2021
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 27, 2021

This page features our best picks for text message marketing services of 2021 for small businesses.

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What Is SIP Trunking? Do You Need It for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | September 23, 2021

Find out if SIP trunking is the right phone solution for your business.

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How to Accept ACH Payments
By Dock David Treece | September 22, 2021

Accepting ACH payments is a great way to offer customers added convenience. If you already accept credit cards, you may be able to accept ACH payments easily.

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Payroll Reporting: What to Include
By Julie Thompson | September 22, 2021

When you're reviewing your payroll reports, these must-have pieces of information are important for both compliance and efficiency.

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Effective Tips for Negotiating Lower Credit Card Processing Fees
By Rebecka Green | September 21, 2021

Credit card fees can be a huge expense. Find out how to get more reasonable fees.

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PayPal's Mobile Credit Card Reader: What You Need to Know
By Business News Daily Editor | September 21, 2021

Thinking of using PayPal to accept payments from your clients? Here's what you need to know about it.

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5 Tricks to Lower Your Credit Card Processing Fees
By Julianna Lopez | September 21, 2021

Are you paying too much for credit card processing? Here are five things you can do to lower your rates.

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How to Accept Mobile Credit Card Payments From Anywhere
By Bennett Conlin | September 21, 2021

Mobile credit card readers help your business accept payments anywhere.

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7 Credit Card Processing Tools You Should Be Using
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Being able to accept credit and debit cards is a must for businesses today. Here are several services you should consider using.

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What to Look for in Your Credit Card Processing Service Agreement
By Chad Brooks | September 21, 2021

Reading the fine print is critical when choosing a credit card processing service.

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iPhone Credit Card Processing: What You Need to Know
By Sean Riley | September 21, 2021

Need credit card processing support? Here's how to use your iPhone as a credit card processor.

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Is Not Accepting Credit Cards Hurting Your Bottom Line?
By Mona Bushnell | September 21, 2021

Customers overwhelmingly prefer to pay with debit and credit cards. Credit card processing is essential for a small business to maximize its profitability.

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PayPal Alternatives for Accepting Online Payments
By Bennett Conlin | September 21, 2021

If you want to use something other than PayPal to accept payments, consider these options.

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Seasonal Business Guide to Credit Card Processing
By Kayla Harrison | September 21, 2021

Seasonal businesses often face larger credit card processing fees than year-round ones.

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Should Your Business Switch to Cloud PBX?
By Simone Johnson | September 21, 2021

Need a new phone system for your business? Here's a breakdown of cloud PBX.

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Grasshopper
By Chad Brooks | September 21, 2021

Grasshopper is our favorite virtual business phone service for a mobile workforce because of its ease of use and flexibility.

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8x8
By Chad Brooks | September 21, 2021

8x8 is our favorite phone system for small businesses because of its features, reliability and customer service.

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Could Your Business Benefit From a Phone System Mobile App?
By Mark Henricks | September 21, 2021

Business phone system mobile apps allow your employees to receive customer calls on any of their mobile devices, appearing to the caller as though they were on your business's main phone line.

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What Is a Virtual Phone Line?
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Considering a virtual phone number for your business? Here's everything you need to know about using a virtual phone line.

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Fiserv
By Lori Fairbanks | September 21, 2021

Fiserv, formerly known as First Data, provides merchant services and Clover equipment to businesses of all types and sizes, including banks and independent sales organizations that resell them to...

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Stripe
By Lori Fairbanks | September 21, 2021

Stripe is the best online credit card processor because it's easy to use and has transparent pricing, extra features, and custom options.

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PayPal Credit Card Processing
By Lori Fairbanks | September 21, 2021

PayPal is our pick as the best credit card processor for freelancers and solopreneurs because of its budget-friendly, pay-as-you-go terms no matter how you accept payments: in person, online or over...

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Merchant One
By Jamie Johnson | September 21, 2021

Merchant One offers processing solutions for small businesses that accept card payments in-store, online, on the go, or by mail and phone order. It approves a high percentage of applicants, can set...

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Helcim
By Lori Fairbanks | September 21, 2021

Helcim is the best credit card processor for established small businesses because of its transparent rates and rate-lock guarantee.

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ProMerchant
By Jamie Johnson | September 21, 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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Clover Credit Card Processing
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 21, 2021

Clover is an advanced POS system for businesses that require highly customizable software. You can start with the basic features, then add apps for advanced capabilities such as staff scheduling,...

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National Processing
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 21, 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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Payment Depot
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 21, 2021

Like other top processing companies, Payment Depot uses interchange-plus pricing, but it's membership-based, so there's no percentage markup, just a per-transaction fee and a monthly membership fee....