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Learn the important details about POS, payments and processing, and the payments industry.

Marketing

How to write a marketing plan

A marketing plan outlines the actionable steps you need to take toward achieving ... Read more

Start a small business

How to start an ice cream shop or truck

However, there’s a fair bit of legwork involved before you can sell that ... Read more

Legal

How to register your small business

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you likely dream of the independence, freedom, and ... Read more

Start a small business

How to start a boutique

The demand for clothing and shoes is on the rise, with global apparel ... Read more

Staffing

Minimum wage by state

A minimum wage is the lowest legally allowed hourly amount that employers can ... Read more

Start a small business

How to start a food truck business

Entrepreneurs who love cooking often gravitate toward opening a restaurant. However, in 2021 ... Read more

Payments & processing

What is an invoice?

What does “invoice” mean? Although they come in many forms, invoices are essentially ... Read more

Gift cards

eGift cards guide: How to buy, sell, and use them

Customers can buy cards and send them to friends and family members Recipients ... Read more

Start a small business

How to start a bagel shop

Below is a breakdown of key considerations when opening a bagel shop. 1. ... Read more

Payments & processing

What is POS (point of sale) software?

Why your business needs POS system software Many merchants often use point of ... Read more

Guides

What is Customer Relationship Management (CRM)?

Customer relationship management (CRM) allows a business to manage and analyze contact with ... Read more

Guides

What is a POS system and how do I choose one?

Point-of-sale (POS) systems help businesses accept and process payments as well as manage ... Read more

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POS systems vs. cash registers: How they are different & which you should choose

Cash registers have a certain nostalgia about them. They can remind us of ... Read more

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Contactless Payments

Contactless payments are a fast, more secure, and hygienic way to make purchases ... Read more

Guides

What is PCI compliance?

Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance refers to the data security standards that businesses ... Read more

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Merchant Services

Whether you’re about to start using merchant services for your business for the ... Read more

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Credit Card Processing

If you’re interested in taking credit card payments for your small business but ... Read more

Covid-19

COVID-19 Services Survival Guide

When your business model depends on human contact, you may be at a ... Read more

Covid-19

COVID-19 Retail Survival Guide

We know how hard it is out there for retailers trying to stay ... Read more

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

Covid-19

COVID-19 Guide: The U.S. CARES Act

The Clover COVID-19 Resource Guide provides small businesses with an informational summary of the various measures ... Read more

Covid-19

COVID-19 Restaurant Survival Guide

The restaurant industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Restaurant owners ... Read more

Start a small business

How to start a small business in 9 simple steps

1. Do your research Sadly, a large number of businesses fail each year ... Read more

Payments & processing

What is EMV credit card processing?

Short for Europay, Mastercard and Visa, EMV card processing leverages fraud-reducing technology that ... Read more

Security

How to detect in-store credit card fraud

With data security breaches in the news all the time, consumers and merchants ... Read more

Security

How to detect and prevent Account Takeover (ATO) fraud

As more businesses move their operations online, customers are increasingly required to log ... Read more

Payments & processing

How to choose a merchant account provider

It’s technically possible to sustain a business on cash-based sales alone. Though at ... Read more

Payments & processing

What are credit card processing fees?

Any business owner that accepts credit cards can expect to pay certain fees. ... Read more

Security

How does tokenization work?

Tokenization is one of the most popular security measures that merchants, payment processors, and ... Read more

Ecommerce

What is a payment gateway?

When accepting credit and debit cards at your brick-and-mortar store, a POS system is what ... Read more

Marketing

The 2019 guide to back-to-school planning

Back-to-school season is the second biggest shopping period of the year. Deploying smart ... Read more

Biz ops

From food truck to storefront: The concise guide to opening your first permanent location

How do you know if, when, and how to take your show off ... Read more

Run your business

The definitive guide to handling product & inventory

Good inventory management is about much more than logistics - it’s a window ... Read more


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