Small Business Resource Center

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Clover partner solutions

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Pet services

“Pawsitive” impact: Lessons from entrepreneurs fueling the pet-friendly business

Pets are a big business in the U.S., with Americans spending billions every ... Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

11 types of restaurant categories & dining experiences

Before you start a new restaurant or change your existing service model, learn ... Read more
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Running your business

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12 ways business owners can save on taxes

Taxes Employee benefits Vehicle expenses Self-employed health insurance deduction First-year depreciation of business ... Read more
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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
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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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Money management

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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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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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

Meet the Merchant

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Meet the Merchant

Fox Design and Staging

Andron Fox landed in the merchandising industry by chance. His knack for designing ... Read more
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Meet the Merchant

3B’s Flowers

Jennifer Oosterhoof bought a flower shop in Stony Plain, Alberta and set out ... Read more
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Meet the Merchant

ChoZen 4 U Boutique

For Corless Berry, the best part of retirement was finally having the time ... Read more

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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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Celebrating Latinx inventors and entrepreneurs during Hispanic Heritage Month

This Hispanic Heritage month, Clover celebrates the ingenuity and expansive reach of Latinx ... Read more
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Which retail format is right for your business?

Brick-and-mortar, digital marketplace, seasonal, or pop-up? There are many different formats to consider ... Read more
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By state

How to get a small business license in California

If you're thinking about starting a small business in California, you may need ... Read more
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Payments & processing

6 tips for writing an effective invoice reminder to clients

One-third of merchants say that late payments put their business at risk of ... Read more
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What the Inflation Reduction Act means for small business

The Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law on August 16th, and its ... Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

How to create a restaurant menu

These restaurant menu design tips can help you learn how to create a restaurant menu that resonates ... Read more
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5 simple ways small business owners can invest in their own education

Education doesn’t have to be confined to school—it can be a lifelong pursuit. ... Read more
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5 lessons from Hulu’s ‘The Bear’ on how to run a small business

Hulu’s hit series The Bear is about a small business owner, and the ... Read more

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Clover Academy Webinars

How Your Small Business Will Benefit from a Gift Card Program

Clover Academy Webinar

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

Live webcast 9/29/22 @ 1:00 pm ET

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Stay in Control of Your Business Finances with Bookkeeping Basics

Learn from a small business bookkeeping and accounting expert how to stay in control of your business finances and move your business forward.

(Live webcast recorded 6/2/22)

Promote & Grow Your Business with Social Media Marketing

Join Clover social media marketing experts who will cover the fundamentals of social media to promote and grow your business.

(Live webcast recorded 4/28/22)