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The EMV Card Deadline Is Coming. Here's How to Prepare Your Business.
Payments

The EMV Card Deadline Is Coming. Here's How to Prepare Your Business.

If you're not ready for to transition to EMV chip cards by Oct. 1, you could put your customers and your business at risk. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)
Bitcoin

Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)

Bitwage bills itself as the world's first payroll startup to incorporate the cost- and time-saving benefits of Bitcoin.
Geoff Weiss
5 Tips to Get Clients to Pay on Time
Cash Flow Center

5 Tips to Get Clients to Pay on Time

Cut out the stress around billing with these five strategies.
Nina Zipkin
Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster
If I Knew Then

Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster

For our 'If I Knew Then' Series, the CEO and co-founder of mobile-payment system Stripe discusses the importance of structure, benefits of working with family and finding product-market fit.
Nina Zipkin
Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions

The ecommerce giant is taking another step into the world of mobile payments – this time, using the selfie as an authentication tool.
Nina Zipkin
SXSW: What ClassPass Learned About Making Decisions Easier for Customers
SXSW 2015

SXSW: What ClassPass Learned About Making Decisions Easier for Customers

Before her SXSW panel on invisible payments today, we talked to co-founder and CEO Payal Kadakia about how simplifying customers' decisions changed her company.
Laura Entis
It's Not Me, It's You: When to End a Toxic Client Relationship
Customer Relationship

It's Not Me, It's You: When to End a Toxic Client Relationship

If you want to take your business to the next level, you can't be pulled down by the dead weight of bad clients.
Geoff Mcqueen
Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond
Apple Pay

Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond

The London-based payment processing company announced a new 'tokenisation' service that allows customers to pay on a mobile device without credit card information being disclosed.
Catherine Clifford
NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin
Payments and collections

NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin

Officials believe a revamped system would ultimately cut down on the losses the city incurs each year from unpaid violations.
Geoff Weiss
'Opportunity Cost' Sounds Abstract But It Costs Your Business Real Money
Client relationship management

'Opportunity Cost' Sounds Abstract But It Costs Your Business Real Money

Clients who don't value your time keep you from those who do. There are polite ways to set them straight.
Sam Madden
Good Work Plus These 3 Steps Converts New Customers Into Recurring Customers
Customer Retention

Good Work Plus These 3 Steps Converts New Customers Into Recurring Customers

A happy customer who comes back for more is, literally, money in the bank. Make their experience hassle free from beginning to end.
Sam Madden
Square Rolls Out New Analytics Suite
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Analytics Suite

Staying competitive following Amazon's announcement of its first mobile card reader, Square unveils new features.
Nina Zipkin
In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?
Education

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Nina Zipkin