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3 People You Need to Know to Get Paid By Your Next Big Customer

3 People You Need to Know to Get Paid By Your Next Big Customer

Doing business with big companies means it might be a while before you're paid. Here are three key people to know to speed up the process.
How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign

You need a crowd to fund your idea. Here are the sources you should tap to spread the word about your crowdfunding campaign.
PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

The company's new program, Startup Blueprint, provides free transaction services and support to tech startups making less than $3 million a year.
This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

This Major Crowdfunding Site Now Accepts Bitcoin Pledges

Users of Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible can raise money for their venture using the online-only currency.
Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

Coinbase Releases iPhone App Amid Strong Market for Bitcoin

During a six-month high in the value of Bitcoin, a venture-backed startup has released an iPhone app that lets you buy, sell and trade bitcoins from your mobile phone.
The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

The Road Ahead For Entrepreneurs And Tax Reform

Tax reform is happening. Kind of. And slowly. Here are some predictions of how it might all play out.
5 Ways to Close The Sale With Indecisive Customers

5 Ways to Close The Sale With Indecisive Customers

Not all of your customers will be ready to buy the first time you meet them. Here's how to turn prospective buyers into loyal customers.
Square Makes Money Transfers as Easy as Sending an Email

Square Makes Money Transfers as Easy as Sending an Email

With Square Cash, peer-to-peer transfers link to users' checking accounts and debit cards and are free to use.
Voice Recognition and No Wallet: PayPal's Vision of the Future

Voice Recognition and No Wallet: PayPal's Vision of the Future

PayPal's latest rollout, which allows merchants to accept payment through an application that scans QR codes, is one in a string of developments aimed at overhauling the way customers pay for goods.
How Dwolla Disrupted the Digital Payment Industry

How Dwolla Disrupted the Digital Payment Industry

About 250,000 people use Dwolla, a payment network that charges just 25 cents for transactions of $10 or more. Dwolla's transactions on pace to total $1 billion in 2013.
Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

Richard Branson Invests in a Startup That No One Understands Yet

Stealth startup Clinkle announced Branson would be added to the long list of investors banking on its mysterious product being a grand slam.
Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

Intuit Partners With Square for Easy Accounting Integration

New service can save business owners the time and hassle of manually feeding accounting data into QuickBooks.
PayPal Updates iPhone, Android Apps to Make Transactions Smoother and Faster

PayPal Updates iPhone, Android Apps to Make Transactions Smoother and Faster

The revamped app comes with more payment options and social features, among others.
Past, Present and Future of Customer Payments (Infographic)

Past, Present and Future of Customer Payments (Infographic)

From bartering to bitcoins, this fun graphic takes a look at the long evolution of how customers pay for what they want.
Bitcoin Basics: What it Is and How it Works (Motiongraphic)

Bitcoin Basics: What it Is and How it Works (Motiongraphic)

Virtual currency Bitcoin has been making headlines recently. Don't worry if you still don't know what it's all about. This motiongraphic breaks it down.
10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

10 States Without Sales Tax This Weekend

A look at how businesses can cash in on the upcoming sales-tax holidays around the U.S.
The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.
Say What? PayPal Accidentally Credits Man $92 Quadrillion

Say What? PayPal Accidentally Credits Man $92 Quadrillion

Accounting error makes Pennsylvania man the richest person on the planet -- if only for an instant.
PayPal Goes Galactic, Moves to Cash In on Space Payments

PayPal Goes Galactic, Moves to Cash In on Space Payments

PayPal plans to go where no payment processor has gone before: space.

Survey: Small-Business Owners Still Slow to Embrace Credit-Card Payments

While many small merchants only accept cash or checks, most consumers prefer plastic.
iPad, Tablet Point-of-Sale Systems Gain Popularity

iPad, Tablet Point-of-Sale Systems Gain Popularity

More companies are offering point-of-sale systems that work on mobile touch-screen devices.
Accepting Bitcoin Payments: The Risks and Benefits

Accepting Bitcoin Payments: The Risks and Benefits

What business owners need to know about receiving the progressive digital currency.
New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments

New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments

Ribbon allows for one-click payments via any user platform.
A Look at 'Bitcoin' Currency

A Look at 'Bitcoin' Currency

Bitcoin represents a way to transfer money anonymously and at no cost.
What You Need to Know About Digital Wallets

What You Need to Know About Digital Wallets

The basics of digital wallets, and how will they impact your business.

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