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How Businesses Can Defend Against Business Email Compromise Scams
By Jeremy Bender | April 11, 2024

Find out exactly what business email compromise scams are, how to prevent them and what to do if you're targeted.

How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise: 5 Tips for Success
By Marci Martin | April 11, 2024

Learn how to ask for a raise at work, including five tips that will help you approach your boss for the best chance of success.

5 Best Free Secure Messaging Apps for Business
By Isaiah Atkins | April 11, 2024

These apps are faster than email and more secure than texting.

What Is a CTO?
By Matt D’Angelo | April 11, 2024

This guide explains what a CTO is and their regular responsibilities in a typical business organization.

6 Credit Card Processing Scams to Avoid
By Leslie Pankowski | April 11, 2024

Many small businesses fall victim to credit card processing scams. Learn about common credit card processing scams and how to find a credit card processor.

How to Accept Recurring Payments
By Max Freedman | April 11, 2024

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 Enter Credit Card Charges in QuickBooks Online
By Trish Petak | April 11, 2024

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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Effective Tips for Negotiating Lower Credit Card Processing Fees
By Rebecka Green | April 11, 2024

Follow these tips to get a better deal with your credit card processor.

5 Credit Card Security Risks Small Businesses Need to Know About
By Leslie Pankowski | April 11, 2024

Ignoring credit card security risks leaves businesses vulnerable to stolen data, lost money and fines. Learn to spot and stop credit card security risks.

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Helcim Review
By Elsier Otachi | April 11, 2024

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

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How to Accept Credit Cards
By Adam Uzialko | April 11, 2024

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.

Credit Card Machines: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
By Jennifer Dublino | April 11, 2024

Accepting credit cards for your small business starts with the right credit card machine. Countertop, mobile and virtual options make for flexibility.

Opening a Restaurant? Here’s Your Equipment Checklist
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 11, 2024
Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Max Freedman | April 11, 2024

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

Small Business Credit Card Processing: What You Need to Know
By Elizabeth Crumbly | April 11, 2024

Learn the basics of credit card processing, including fees, transaction types, and pros and cons.

How to Prepare an Income Statement
By Max Freedman | April 11, 2024

An income statement can be used for gauging the health of a business and making strategic decisions. This guide explains how to prepare an income statement

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What is E-Prescribing? Why It’s Important for Healthcare Providers
By Carlos Soto | April 11, 2024

Learn what e-prescribing is and how it can help your medical practice.

How to Verify Patient Healthcare Insurance
By Max Freedman | April 11, 2024

Insurance verification helps you determine before a patient's appointment whether their insurance will cover their visit, saving you time and money.

What Is an ELD?
By David Gargaro | April 11, 2024

Electronic logging devices are designed to create a safe environment for commercial drivers and others on the road. Learn more about these devices.

Yes, People Lie on Their Resumes
By Max Freedman | April 11, 2024

Have you ever lied on a resume? See the studies that say you're not alone and how hiring managers really feel about it.

Apologies From Around the World
By Skye Schooley | April 11, 2024

Every country has its own customs for offering an apology. Here's how to make amends according to different international customs.

Net vs. Gross Income
By Dock David Treece | April 10, 2024

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

How to Create Alexa for Business Skills Without Coding Experience
By Chad Brooks | April 09, 2024

This how-to guide explains how you can create useful Alexa for Business skills without the need for programming knowledge.

The Difference Between Debt and Equity Financing
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 09, 2024

Debt and equity financing are very different ways to finance your new business. Here are pros and cons for each, and how to decide which is best for you.

Patient Engagement and How to Improve It
By Carlos Soto | April 08, 2024

Learn about patient engagement for your medical practice and why it is essential to better healthcare outcomes.

6 Tips for Creating a Great Business Marketing Plan
By Sean Peek | April 08, 2024

These six tips can help you create a small business marketing plan that works to keep your audience engaged.

Leadership Language: Why Your Word Choices Matter
By Nicole Fallon | April 08, 2024

The language you use as a leader has an enormous impact on your team. Learn how to frame tricky conversations to maintain a positive work environment.

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Do You Need an App for Your Small Business?
By Sean Peek | April 08, 2024

With mobile apps gaining traction as retail and marketing tools, should you invest in an app for your business? See if you need an app.

What Is BaaS (Backend as a Service)?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | April 05, 2024

BaaS frees app developers from purchasing onsite servers by putting various back-end services in the cloud.

How to Open a Retail Store
By Tom Anziano | April 05, 2024

A physical location can help your business find customers and grow sales. Follow these steps for a successful retail store opening.