If you need a simple and accessible way to take payments, keep orders moving, and make it easy for your customers to buy, then keep reading. In this post, I’m going to show you why I think Square offers one of the best ways you can experiment with online selling, and it brings along plenty of room for growth when you’re ready, too.
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Keeping all of the terms straight when it comes to processing payments can be a bit tricky. And there are so many entities involved in payment processing. So we’re going to start with one of the most important terms and players in credit card processing: the acquiring bank. We’ll start with a general definition of […]
Subscription-based business models seem to be everywhere these days: emerging wine clubs, personal care-in-a-box subscriptions, wardrobe-of-the-month sites — even supporting a favorite podcast! These types of businesses are finding success as people jump into subscriptions to save money, time, or just for the fun of getting a box in the mail. And it’s not just […]
If your business relies on paper-based invoicing, you don’t need me to tell you about the inconvenience of printing, mailing, and waiting to get paid. Despite the hassle, many businesses still rely on printing and mailing invoices — you’re not alone. However, more and more shops are switching to online invoicing platforms to eliminate the […]
If you own a business, you don’t need anyone to tell you about the value of time-saving tools. Personally, whenever I uncover something that unexpectedly makes business run more efficiently, it can almost feel like winning the lottery — time is that important to me. If you juggle a lot of responsibilities during your day, […]
Square has carved out quite a spot for itself in the world of payment processing. When it comes to accessibility, there are few rivals. With no credit checks, sign-up fees, monthly fees, or cancellation fees, and a very transparent pricing model, it’s no wonder that Square remains the go-to option for business owners who want […]
Are you curious about how much Stripe costs, and what makes it different from other processors? In this post, you’ll learn about Stripe fees and features, so you can find out if this is the right fit for your small business.
Thinking about using Square to process payments for your business? Whether you are a solopreneur or a busy boss running multiple locations, you can quickly set up an account with Square with little to no fuss. Square offers several time-saving benefits for the small business owner looking to start processing payments, including no credit checks, […]
Whether you’re a maker, crafter, or artist, if you want to sell your wares online, you’ve probably wondered whether you should start selling on Etsy or a platform like Shopify. While Etsy is great for hobbyists, we’ll show you why you might want to reconsider when you grow.
If you’ve heard about Verified by Visa through the grapevine — or more than likely in your checkout process — and you’ve got some questions, you are in the right place. Come along as we take a look at the good, bad, and the ugly when it comes to the evolution of Verified by Visa […]