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Start a small business

How to start a business in Texas

With no corporate or personal income taxes, Texas is one of the most ... Read more


How to maximize visual merchandising efforts

What is visual merchandising? Visual merchandising is a type of marketing in which ... Read more

Start a small business

What is a business license and why do you need one?

Although some entrepreneurs may dismiss the idea of getting a business license, the ... Read more


Financial analysis components for small business

This analysis allows you to better understand: How your small business is performing ... Read more

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What is small business insurance? Here’s what you need to know

Although competition and other market forces may be responsible for many of these ... Read more

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How to find a good location for your business

If you select the wrong spot for your new venture, sales may be ... Read more

Start a small business

Guide to starting a business out of your home

This has helped some people realize that with the right idea and execution, ... Read more

Money management

How to get a small business loan

There are many reasons why small businesses may need to take out loans, ... Read more


How to start an eCommerce business

If you’ve ever considered starting an online store, now may be a good ... Read more

Start a small business

How to open a business bank account

You’ll need a business bank account if you plan to: Register your business ... Read more


How to write a marketing plan

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


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


How to register your small business

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


How to start a boutique

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


Minimum wage by state

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


How to start a food truck business

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


What is an invoice?

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


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


How to start a bagel shop

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


What is POS (point of sale) software?

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


What is Customer Relationship Management (CRM)?

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


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


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


Contactless Payments

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


What is PCI compliance?

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


Merchant Services

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


Credit Card Processing

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


COVID-19 Services Survival Guide

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

Clover apps

COVID-19 Retail Survival Guide

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


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 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 Restaurant Survival Guide

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


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


What is EMV credit card processing?

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


How to detect in-store credit card fraud

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


How to detect and prevent Account Takeover (ATO) fraud

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


How to choose a merchant account provider

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


What are credit card processing fees?

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


How does tokenization work?

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

Meet the Merchant

What is a payment gateway?

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


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

Better 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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