Small Business Resource Center

Insights and ideas to help you grow your business.

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Inspiration



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Philanthropy

Corporate social responsibility: 3 ways to change the world with your small business

However, you can still make a huge difference on a small budget. When ... Read more
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Payments & processing

How to make payments as easy as possible for your customers and for you

At a time of rising inflation, with recession fears looming on the horizon, ... Read more
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Inspiration

What food truck owners can teach any small business

Food trucks can offer incredible culinary experiences and exciting opportunities for food-minded small ... Read more

Running your business

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Accounting

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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Ecommerce

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

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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Ecommerce

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


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Meet the Merchant

Elite Practitioner

Read about Emem Obot, owner of Elite Practitioner, who found a renewed sense ... Read more
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Meet the Merchant

7 reasons these real-world merchants use (and love) gift cards

Are gift cards right for your business? Check out 7 reasons these real-world ... Read more
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Meet the Merchant

Milk Jar Cookies

Learn how Courtney Cowan turned her passion for baking and customer service into ... 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!

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Marketing

7 tips for marketing to Generation Z

These true digital natives turned 18 in 2015, which means they have started ... Read more
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Resources

Federal funding for small businesses: Understanding the state small business credit initiative

Today, most small businesses could all use a little extra funding. Learn more ... Read more
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Start a small business

How to start a business in Maryland

However, if you’re looking for a brief breakdown of the steps to starting ... Read more
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Run your business

Why business owners should pay themselves first

While it may seem contrary to the bootstrap nature of starting your own ... Read more
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Strategy

How 5 entrepreneurs turn browsers into buyers at farm and artisan markets

Summer is the season of craft fairs, farmers markets, and small businesses putting ... Read more
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Security

What are fileless attacks? [Plus: 6 prevention strategies]

As a small business owner in a hyperconnected world, you may be familiar ... Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

Apps that make back of house operations run more smoothly for restaurants

Communication is key to smooth restaurant operations and great guest experiences. These tech ... Read more
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Insights

Green-thumbed entrepreneurs share their wisdom on growing a business

The plant business is booming, fueled by flora-loving millennials. Four entrepreneurs who got ... Read more

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Clover Academy Webinars

Certification & Financing as a Path to Grow Your Minority-Owned Business

Clover Academy Webinar

Learn about the process and benefits of certifying as a Minority Business Enterprise, plus financing as a path to business growth

Live webcast on 8/31

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2022 Tax Updates for Small Businesses

Hear experts from tax and accounting firm PKF O’Connor Davies cover important tax updates.

(Live webcast recorded 3/24/22)

Develop a Digital Marketing Strategy to Grow Your Business

Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing to build your customer base and keep customers coming back.

(Live webcast recorded 2/24/22)