Small Business Resource Center

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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

Guides

How to start and grow a successful home service business

The home services industry is booming. Learn the ins and outs of starting … Read more

Clover app partners

Why a barcode scanner is an inventory tool you can’t live without

Both efficiency and accuracy may seem impossible regarding inventory management, but a barcode … Read more

By state

How to open a restaurant in California

Starting a restaurant in California can be tricky, but this guide can help … Read more

Running your business

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Accounting

16 ways business owners can save on taxes

We’ve rounded up 16 deductions, credits, and incentives small business owners may be … Read more
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Biz ops

Need to set up online ordering fast? Here’s how.

With Clover Online Ordering, your customers order take-out or delivery meals easily using … Read more
Clover Go and mobile phone

Mobile

Mobile credit card processing for Android & iPhone

As a business owner, you can begin accepting credit cards anytime and anywhere … Read more
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Biz ops

Need cash quickly? Try Clover Rapid Deposit

Make your money work for you with Clover Rapid Deposit. Get your funds … Read more
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Biz ops

How to declutter your small business operations

Decluttering: it’s not just for your kitchen cabinets. Streamline your business by following … Read more
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Clover app partners

You need e-commerce more than ever. Here’s how to do it right.

It’s one thing to create an e-commerce site. Creating a dynamic, elegant, and … Read more
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Ecommerce

Payment gateway vs. payment processor: what is the difference?

Let’s start here: There are four parties involved with every credit card transaction: … Read more
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Clover app partners

Keep your customers engaged with Feedback and Rewards

As we outlined in the first segment of this two-part series, customer engagement … Read more

Meet the Merchant

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Meet the Merchant

Meet the Merchant

The Wing Suite

Army veteran and entrepreneur Kartisha Henry is skilled in logistics and supply chain … Read more

Meet the Merchant

Actify Physiotherapy and Wellness

Dr. Marcia Perretto was wheelchair-bound after three hip cartilage repairs failed for mysterious … Read more

Clover product news

3 ways real merchants use Clover Capital to help their businesses grow

Responding to a new business challenge or opportunity takes money. Clover Capital can … Read more

Check out our guides

Peek under the POS hood

Want to know how to choose a POS system? Ever wonder how payment processing really works? Our guides answer more questions than you ever thought you could ask. Add these morsels of wisdom to your digital library!

More small business stories

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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

How to choose a restaurant marketing agency

A digital marketing agency for restaurants can help you reach new customers online … Read more
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Guides

10 essential pieces of equipment salons need for opening day

Opening a thriving salon demands more than simply knowing hair design, curl patterns, … Read more
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Quick Service Restaurants (QSR)

A guide to sales tax for food trucks

This guide to sales tax for food trucks will guide you through what … Read more
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Ecommerce

Best practices for gift cards

A well-run gift card program for small businesses can help them offer promotions … Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

Back of house restaurant job descriptions and duties

Restaurants depend on back-of-house team members to manage operations and prepare food that … Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

Restaurant cleanliness: Importance of cleaning & sanitation in food industry

Why is cleaning and sanitation important in the food industry? Proper health and … Read more
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Customer service

Why your business might consider adopting a concierge business model

The concierge business model is creating buzz for quality brands. Learn how offering … Read more
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Clover app partners

The power of financial wellness for small business employees

Unlock your small business’s growth potential by prioritizing employee wellness. Discover how innovative … Read more
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Clover Academy Webinars

Shopping for Restaurant Success: How to Choose the Right Hospitality Technology

Clover Academy Webinar

Learn how to select the right technology to help boost revenue, improve efficiency, and save money.

Live webcast recorded on 9/7/23

Protecting Your Business: Fraud & Security Strategies for SMBs

Learn tips and best practices to help safeguard your business, prevent payment fraud, and protect your customer data. (Live Webcast 6/22/23)

How Your Small Business Will Benefit from a Gift Card Program

Learn about the many benefits of a gift card program for your business.

(Live webcast recorded 9/29/22)