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Key Indicators That It’s Time for Your Business to Expand

Your company is prospering, and you’re starting to truly live the American dream. You love what you do and are excited about the future, but how do you know if the time is right to take the leap and expand your business? There are some powerful indicators that can make this decision easier. Strong Customer […]

The Impact of Virtual Credit Cards on Your Business

When you imagine a customer purchasing an item or service with a credit card, you probably picture someone running a piece of plastic through your physical card terminal reader. With the upsurge of e-commerce and mobile payments, that is not necessarily the case anymore. Virtual credit cards are starting to occupy a prominent place in […]

How to Handle Chronically Late Paying Clients

If someone fails to show up on time for a party or even a meeting, the consequences can often be minor. However, any business owner will be quick to agree that delinquent payments are much more than an inconvenience — they throw a huge monkey wrench into any company’s operations. Learning some tried and true […]

How Your Payment Gateway Impacts Sales

Your payment gateway is one of the most vital components of your online business. With the help of your gateway, you can process all types of credit card payments because it transfers the card information your customer entered into your site to the bank. The quality and ease of use of your online payment page […]

Is It Time to Consider Bitcoin as a Payment Option at Your Business?

In recent years, there has been a firestorm of media attention devoted to the cryptocurrency known as bitcoin. While it at first seemed to fall firmly into the domain of only the most tech-savvy people, “Bitcoin” as a name has made it into the mainstream buzz. Does that mean you should begin to accept bitcoin […]

How to Spot a Phishing Attempt

These days, fishing doesn’t just mean going after bass or perch with a baited hook. There’s a new and sinister form of fishing in town: It’s called “phishing” and involves unscrupulous actors fraudulently obtaining consumers’ sensitive identity and credit card information. As a business owner, you need to know how it works and how to […]

How Becoming a Certified Woman Owned Business Can Help You Grow

Today, women are finally being recognized for their power and equality with their male counterparts, and the retail and service world is no exception. In fact, being a woman and owning your own business can actually put you at an advantage. Get certified as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) and watch your profits soar. […]

How Customers Use Smartphones to Shop

Mobile phones are convenient, easy to use and multi-faceted. Therefore, it’s no wonder that consumers are embracing them to help with numerous tasks beyond making calls. In particular, shopping lends itself to the smartphone, and it’s a trend that is only increasing with every passing year. Any retailer, regardless of their size or the products […]

Should You Stop Accepting Cash at Your Business?

The age of the wallet stuffed with bills is coming to an end. These days, the only things weighing many potential customers down is their mobile phone and perhaps a credit card. In light of these changing times, if you aren’t accepting credit payments at your business, you should be. And if you are accepting […]

Getting Started with Payment Processing

If you’re new to small business credit card processing, it can seem a bit daunting. Don’t let the fancy terminology and technology overwhelm you. Once you get a few important concepts under your belt, you will be accepting your customers’ payments like a pro. The First Step Before you can take plastic credit or debit […]

How to Accept Credit Card Payments Online

In this fast-moving era, who doesn’t love ease and convenience? Customers are increasingly finding that online shopping provides them with both. As a business owner, you may want to know how to enter this lucrative world by accepting credit card payments online. A Word of Caution Before we dive into different types of credit card […]

How Americans Use Credit Cards

The prevalence of credit cards in today’s society may seem jaw-dropping at first. Given the roller coaster fluctuations our economy has experienced since 2008, it seems strange on the surface that so many people are using plastic to cover their expenses and make their impulse purchases. That being said, our relationship with cold, hard cash […]

The Advantages of Using Your Mobile POS on a Tablet vs. Your Smartphone

In recent years, businesses both small and large have begun to embrace mobile point-of-sale systems. After seeing the many advantages they bring as compared to the old-school stationary models, switching to these cutting-edge solutions has been a no-brainer for many retailers. Today, an increasing number of sellers are discovering that using tablets vs. smartphones for […]

Which Credit Cards Should Your Business Accept?

These days, accepting some types of credit cards is a virtual necessity for most businesses. The question is, should you take all cards or only some. As you might imagine, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. The Advantages of Universality In the best of all worlds, your business should accept all sorts of cards, including Discover, […]

6 Ways to Increase Foot Traffic to Your Salon

Most hair and nail salons have an established customer base. These are the people who reliably turn to your shop again and again for the services they need. But if you want to take your establishment to the next level, it’s also important to find ways to increase your walk-in traffic. Amenities Because you are […]

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