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Start a small business

How to open a business bank account

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

Staffing

1099 vs W-2: What You Don’t Know Could Cost You

Employers often refer to independent contractors as "1099" and employees as "W-2"...

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How and why your small business needs great photos

Good photography can make a huge difference in the crucial first impression...

Staffing

W-2 vs. 1099: Choosing between employees and contractors

Either way, the majority of new hires will likely fit into one...

Meet the Merchant

How 3 Clover Merchants are taking it to the streets

In our Meet The Merchant series, we’ve met SMB owners who’ve found...

SMB

7 Small business types that will thrive post-pandemic

As the pandemic begins to wind down in the U.S., for many...

Reporting

How to use Clover Reporting to forecast sales

Clover Reporting can organize your sales data so you can budget for...

Staffing

How to source, hire, and train employees brand-new to market

As consumers gain more confidence coming back to restaurants, many business owners...

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6 ways Clover can help ice cream businesses

Clover’s tools for ice cream businesses allow merchants to be flexible, sell...

Legal

Doing Business As (DBA): What it is & when to file one

There is another, simpler approach known as “doing business as.” Usually abbreviated...

Ecommerce

Fisherman: Why Your Restaurant Needs a Website (and How to Build One Pronto)

To gain and influence web traffic, it’ is critical that your business...

Legal

How to register your small business

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

Accounting

4 reasons to select a POS system with a QuickBooks integration

What does integration entail? Are there valid reasons to integrate POS systems...

Run your business

How to buy wholesale for your small business

Although the concept is simple, knowing how to buy wholesale for your...

Inspiration

Three simple self-care habits to avoid workday burnout

What does clocking in and out even mean when you’re running your...

Staffing

Tips for how to write an employee handbook for a small business

This guide walks you through some of the essentials that should go...

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3 apps to help you focus on business growth, not paperwork

Need more hours in your day? In your personal life, you likely...

Money management

How to finance a restaurant

What is restaurant financing? Broadly speaking, restaurant financing is the capital you...

Run your business

Why a Clover Flex is the perfect investment for 2021

After the market upheavals of 2020, resilience should be top of mind...

Crisis support

Give your business a boost with the SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund grant

If you run a food and beverage business, it’s probably been a...

FSR

What to consider when designing your restaurant floor plan

Sometimes, something as simple as a well-designed floor plan may be all...

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5 small business trends & practices that aren’t going away post-pandemic: retail edition

These trends shaped the retail industry during COVID-19 and will continue to...

Start a small business

How to start a boutique

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

Run your business

How to raise your prices successfully

In some ways, the tail end of a pandemic might feel like...

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Connect with your customers with the Clover app

Combining the power of Clover Customer Engagement suite with the freedom of...

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Business resources for female SMB owners

To honor Women’s History Month, we’re sharing a list of resources for...

Covid-19

Can employers require COVID-19 vaccines?

Curious about regulations regarding required vaccinations for employees? We now have guidance...

Accounting

Small business tax deductions for 2020 / 2021

If your goal is to keep as much money as possible this...

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Auditing your online presence

Now is an excellent time to assess your online presence and make...

Payments & processing

What is an invoice?

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

Run your business

Small business funding for Black women entrepreneurs

From 2007 - 2018, the number of businesses owned by African-American women...

Crisis support

Access business credit scores and find funding for free with Nav

Concerned about money? The Nav app, free through your Clover dashboard, can...

Crisis support

Future-proof your business: 2021 refresh

What kinds of goods and services could you offer if your best-sellers...

FSR

How to help increase restaurant sales

With slight modifications, many of the strategies that worked in the past...

App updates

Guide to a Winning Job Posting Strategy: How to Find the Right Candidates

How do you ensure your job posting attracts the right candidates? Learn...

SMB

The 6 biggest money mistakes SMBs make

Below are six of the biggest money mistakes entrepreneurs make when trying...

FSR

QR codes for restaurants: Helping your business adapt to the pandemic

This transition wasn’t immediate, since specialized equipment was previously needed to read...

Product News

Building Your Team? Here’s What You Need to Know About Payroll

How to set up payroll As you build your team, you’ll need...

Payments & processing

What is POS (point of sale) software?

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

Run your business

Why you should refresh your tipping policies

Restaurants and bar employees depend on guest tips for their wages. In...

Staffing

Make hiring easy with JazzHR

Now, more than ever, sourcing strong candidates can be headache-inducing. JazzHR offers...

Guides

What is Customer Relationship Management (CRM)?

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

Ecommerce

Need to set up online ordering fast? Here’s how.

With Clover Online Ordering, your customers order take-out or delivery meals easily...

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...

Guides

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...

Covid-19

Caring for your employees during the COVID-19 crisis

Small businesses across the country are reeling from the devastating impact of...

Covid-19

The COVID-19 Customer Engagement toolkit

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide timely information and resources...

Inspiration

10 top shows and documentaries for entrepreneurs on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube

That’s why budding entrepreneurs should take occasional breaks to recharge their batteries. Popular distractions...

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...

Marketing

How to uncover broken links on your website

One of the things Google looks at when determining where to rank...

Biz ops

How to declutter your small business operations

Decluttering: it’s not just for your kitchen cabinets. Streamline your business by...

Mobile

Mobile credit card processing for Android & iPhone

As a business owner, you can begin accepting credit cards anytime and...

Payments & processing

Electronic billing services, invoicing & online payment software

Avoid lost bills and late payments by sending digital invoices and reminders...

Mobile

Apple Pay for business – what will it cost me?

Apple Pay® is one of the top mobile payment and digital wallet...

Money management

Need cash quickly? Try Clover Rapid Deposit

Make your money work for you with Clover Rapid Deposit. Get your...

SMB

Business scenario: Negotiating your first store lease

Whether you’re opening a business for the first time, expanding out of...

Clover apps

8 awesome Clover apps every coffee shop needs

Indie coffee shops can hold their own against the corporate giants with...

Run your business

The definitive guide to handling product & inventory

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

Customer service

Is your cashier checkout script boosting profits?

A customer’s checkout experience is a critical point where you can boost...

SMB

What small businesses should look for in a POS system

Run your business smoothly with POS system software. Clover lists key features...

Run your business

Business scenario: Negotiating a lease renewal

Rent is one of the largest expenditures for business and can make...

Strategy

5 questions to ask before discontinuing a product

Discontinuing a product without taking your customers or your sales data into...

Clover apps

New & notable in the Clover App Market: June 2017

This summer, spend more time with your customers. New & Notable in...

Clover apps

Five apps that’ll up your food service delivery game

With that in mind, we thought we’d share five of the most...

Money management

How to get quick cash for your small business

In contrast, small banks and credit unions are friendlier to small business...

Customer service

It’s a sign: Best practices for in-store signage

So, how can you keep things flowing smoothly through your store? One...