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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)
Business Optimization

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

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
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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
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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