Small Business Resource Center

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How to do bar inventory in 7 simple steps

Learning how to do bar inventory is important for anyone interested in running ... Read more
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How to onboard a new employee (including new hire checklist)

Onboarding plays an important role in employee retention and is even shown to ... Read more
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Why giving back to the community when times are tough is vital to business longevity

Even in tough economic times, giving back is essential for small businesses. Supporting ... Read more

Running your business

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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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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

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Meet the Merchant

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Meet the Merchant

The Bagel Meister

Who doesn’t love a fresh-baked bagel? Read about how Clover has helped Dean ... Read more
Retailers who use Clover reports to run their businesses

Meet the Merchant

How Clover helps retailers run their businesses: Reporting edition

Running a retail business can feel like more than a full-time job. See ... Read more
Local business owners who use Clover to manage their businesses and inventory

Meet the Merchant

How Clover helps retailers run their businesses: Inventory edition

Managing inventory for retail business owners can be a major time suck. See ... Read more

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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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22 free small business tools and resources

Small business tools don't have to cost a lot of money. In fact, ... Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

How to conduct alcohol server training: A guide for restaurants and bars

Careless alcohol service can have dire consequences, but alcohol server training can help ... Read more
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Why shopping secondhand is growing, and how to make your thrift store stand out

Following the pandemic, the popularity of secondhand shopping has taken social media by ... Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

12 restaurant entertainment ideas to keep guests coming back

Restaurant entertainment has come a long way since the age of lounge singers ... Read more
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6 useful apps for boutique owners and small retail businesses

As a boutique owner or small business retailer, you know how important it ... Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

Tip pooling and tip splitting: The complete guide for restaurant owners

What is tip pooling, and how does it differ from tip splitting? Some ... Read more
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5 common sales objections and how to overcome them

Overcoming objections is a frequent challenge in retail, and addressing them is key ... Read more
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Should your business have an alter ego? 5 ideas for how to make passive income

From pop-up events to game nights to hosting classes, giving your small business ... Read more

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Clover Academy Webinars

Protect Your Business Against Cyber Attacks

Clover Academy Webinar

Join us for an informative and educational webinar led by Fiserv cybersecurity experts, where you’ll learn about basic steps to take to protect your business against accelerating cybersecurity threats.

Live webcast recorded 10/28/21

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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)

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)