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Why Payment Processors Suspend Their Legitimate-but-High Risk Merchants
payment processing

Why Payment Processors Suspend Their Legitimate-but-High Risk Merchants

Of course payment processors drop shady businesses but lots of honest businesses are deemed too much trouble to bother with.
James Parsons
What to Do With Bad Debts On Your Books
Payments and Collections

What to Do With Bad Debts On Your Books

The longer you are owed, the less likely you are to be paid.
John Rampton
How to Get Clients to Pay You Upfront
Clients

How to Get Clients to Pay You Upfront

That feeling of getting short-changed is probably the worst feeling possible.
Due
Lines of Credit: Online Lenders vs. Traditional Banks
Small Business Loans

Lines of Credit: Online Lenders vs. Traditional Banks

If you go to an online lender looking for a line of credit similar to what you'd find at the bank, don't be surprised if what you're offered looks a bit different.
Jared Hecht
5 Ways to Avoid Cash-Flow Log Jams
Run a Better Business

5 Ways to Avoid Cash-Flow Log Jams

Ironically, a sales victory puts you at your customer's mercy about when you get paid. Get out ahead of cascading shortages with these tips.
Phil La Duke
25 Payment Tools for Small Businesses, Freelancers and Startups
Money

25 Payment Tools for Small Businesses, Freelancers and Startups

Getting paid is pretty important. Expanding payment options for your business can help make it happen.
Brett Relander
8 Companies Making Payment Handling Easy
Payments

8 Companies Making Payment Handling Easy

As the use of paper checks grows increasingly archaic and inefficient, a fast-growing field of electronic payment options are battling for your business.
Drew Hendricks
Entrepreneurs: Here's How To Make Sure You Get Paid
Freelancers

Entrepreneurs: Here's How To Make Sure You Get Paid

Having a payment policy in place can help you avoid dealing with a deadbeat.
John Rampton
Guess Which Mega Brand Makes Companies Wait 86 Days for Payments (Infographic)
Payments and Collections

Guess Which Mega Brand Makes Companies Wait 86 Days for Payments (Infographic)

A good deal of payments go out late. Check out this graphic to see which industries are most affected.
Eyal Shinar
4 Tell-Tale Signs That Scream You're an Entrepreneurial Newbie
Starting a Business

4 Tell-Tale Signs That Scream You're an Entrepreneurial Newbie

If Julia Louis-Dreyfus could overcome her newbie jitters, so can you.
Anne Bechard
10 Ways to Avoid the 'Elephant in the Room': Not Getting Paid
Payments and Collections

10 Ways to Avoid the 'Elephant in the Room': Not Getting Paid

Don't let a cash crunch ruin the good thing you have with your customer.
Greg Waldorf
What You Need to Know About the 3 Biggest Global Payment Methods
Payments and Collections

What You Need to Know About the 3 Biggest Global Payment Methods

Recent new technologies will join the roughly 200 different types of electronic-payment methods that currently permeate our world. With so many options and use cases, it can be daunting for any global business to select the right payment methods.
Tien Tzuo
12 Billing Mistakes That Make It Harder for Your Business to Get Paid
Payments and Collections

12 Billing Mistakes That Make It Harder for Your Business to Get Paid

A little effort upfront to get your invoices right often results in much more reliable cash flow.
John Rampton
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
OK

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