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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | March 27, 2024

There are a lot of mobile point-of-sale apps out there. How do you choose the best mobile POS for your business?

There’s a Fee for That: Pros and Cons of Surcharging Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | March 25, 2024

Should you start surcharging to mitigate credit card processing fees? Learn the pros and cons of surcharging, as well as some alternatives.

Credit Card Receivables Financing
By Jennifer Dublino | March 18, 2024

Credit card receivables are a vital short-term financing source. Learn how to leverage your credit card receivables to get cash for your business quickly.

What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | March 12, 2024

You've been told you need a POS system, but how does one work, how can it benefit your business, and what are its advantages over a cash register?

4 Digital Payment Methods: Is Your Business Ready for Them?
By Sammi Caramela | March 12, 2024

As the world becomes more digital, consumers want payment options. Here are four digital payment methods your business can offer to process transactions.

Time to Ditch Cash? Why Credit Cards Only Might Make Sense
By Jennifer Dublino | March 12, 2024

There are many advantages to going cashless. Here is why your restaurant might want to use credit cards only for payment.

How to Accept Credit Card Payments: A Beginner’s Guide
By Adam Uzialko | March 12, 2024

Consumers expect companies to accept credit and debit cards and digital payments. Learn how to select a payment processor and start accepting credit cards.

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The Best Online Payroll Services of 2024
By Jessica Elliott | March 07, 2024

Our team has compared the best online payroll services for 2024. See up-to-date reviews and costs for the top services.

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The Best POS Systems of 2024
By Quinn Springett | March 06, 2024

Before choosing a POS system, check out our reviews of the best picks for 2024.

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The Best Merchant Account Services of 2024
By Jennifer Dublino | March 05, 2024

See our expert and unbiased reviews of the top 10 merchant services. Compare 2024's top-ranked merchant account services for free at

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2024
By Mike Berner | March 05, 2024

Which credit card processor is right for your business in 2024? We review the top-rated services.

What Is a Credit Card Imprinter?
By Jennifer Post | February 28, 2024

Credit card imprinters used to be a popular tool for small businesses. As they have fallen out of favor for many, learn if they're still a fit for you.

Credit Card Processing in High-Risk Industries
By Dachondra Cason | February 27, 2024

Is your business considered a high risk by your credit card processor? Here's how to know and what that means for you.

Shopify vs. Square: Which Is Best for Your E-Commerce Business?
By Jamie Johnson | February 20, 2024

Shopify and Square are two popular POS systems for e-commerce. Learn how Shopify vs. Square compares and where each one stands out or falls short.

A Guide to Restaurant Payment Processing
By Jennifer Dublino | February 16, 2024

Here's what you should consider before selecting a credit card processor for your restaurant.

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The Best Mobile Credit Card Processing Solutions of 2024
By Lori Fairbanks | February 15, 2024

With mobile credit card processing, you can accept payments from mobile devices. See our picks for the best mobile credit card processors in 2024.

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The Best Credit Card Processors for Restaurants in 2024
By Mike Berner | February 15, 2024
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Brilliant POS Review
By Quinn Springett | February 14, 2024

Brilliant is a cloud-based POS system with excellent employee management features. Learn how Brilliant can track wages, hours, payroll and schedules.

Traditional vs. Roth IRAs: What SMB Owners Must Know
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2024

SMB owners are responsible for their own nest eggs. Which retirement account should they choose? Compare the pros and cons of traditional and Roth IRAs.

How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

You can choose from a variety of credit card machines with different capabilities and price points. Here are the best options.

What Is Credit Card Processing? The Complete Guide to Credit Card Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

Businesses accept credit cards to increase customer satisfaction and boost the bottom line. Learn everything you need to know about credit card processing.

How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Jennifer Dublino | February 08, 2024

Accepting customer payments by SMS text can be quick and secure. Learn how to start accepting SMS payments and why this feature can improve your business.

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Best POS for Restaurants
By Quinn Springett | February 08, 2024

We've reviewed the best restaurant POS systems. See up-to-date comparisons on features and prices for the top POS systems for restaurants.

Find Out Which Credit Card Payment App for Android Works Best for You
By Adam Uzialko | February 07, 2024

If you have an Android phone, an Android credit card payment app can help you accept mobile payments. Find the best credit card payment apps for Android.

How to Accept Credit Card Payments Using Your Phone
By Simone Johnson | February 06, 2024

Learn how to accept credit card payments from your smartphone or tablet.

How to Accept Credit Card Payments Over the Phone
By Adam Uzialko | February 05, 2024

Accepting credit cards over the phone can help boost customer convenience and satisfaction. Learn methods for taking credit card payments over the phone.

What Are the Benefits of POS Systems for Restaurants?
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 01, 2024

From tracking inventory to running promotions, restaurant POS systems bring numerous benefits. Learn about the top features of restaurant POS systems.

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Lightspeed POS Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2024

Lightspeed is a top POS system for retail businesses. Learn about its feature-rich software and advanced e-commerce, reporting, and management tools.

Complete List of POS Charges and Fees
By Jamie Johnson | February 01, 2024

Every size business can benefit from a POS system, and there are various prices and technology suited for every need. Here's what you need to know.

Epos Now Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2024

Epos Now is a top point-of-sale (POS) system known for excellent integrations. Learn about Epos Now's features, limitations, pricing, support and more.