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Nicolette Kier

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As a small business owner, contributing writer Nicolette Kier has been sharing her knowledge on all things related to freelancing and eCommerce since 2019. She earned a BS in Physics and a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh.
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The Complete Guide To Venmo For Nonprofits: How & Why To Use Venmo For Donations & Fundraisers

A Venmo charity profile is a special kind of Venmo profile available to PayPal-certified 501(c)(3) nonprofits. Venmo charity profiles offer a variety of benefits. For example, charity profiles also allow nonprofits to use their organization as a username, get a blue verified-charity checkmark, take donations, generate donation reports, and save donor contact information for communicating with donors later on.

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Dec 7, 2022 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Digital Wallets and Alternative Payments, Small Business

7 Best Grocery Store POS Systems To Boost Sales In 2023

A good grocery store POS system has many requirements. A POS for your grocery store should have great inventory, employee, and cash management features. A POS for supermarkets also needs to have EBT, WIC, lottery, and regulated substance-selling capabilities. Keep reading for the best grocery store point of sale out there.

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Oct 12, 2022 Filed under: Point of Sale
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What Is A Factoring Company & How Does Factoring Work?

A factoring company is a company that buys a business’s unpaid invoices at a discount, then collects the money owed directly from the business’s customers. Businesses use factoring companies to get immediate cash flow, rather than waiting for an invoice to get paid on its regular 30-90 day payment schedule.

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May 17, 2022 Filed under: Invoice Factoring

How To Sell CBD Online In 2023 & Find The Best Platform For Success

As CBD becomes easier for people to buy and sell, the hot question for business owners breaking into the industry or expanding their current CBD revenue streams is how to sell CBD online. There are complex, shifting legalities involved in selling CBD oil and CBD-infused products online. Plus, not every eCommerce platform is suited for selling CBD, so you have to carefully consider your online selling strategy before diving into this trending industry.

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Mar 17, 2022 Filed under: eCommerce
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Find The Best Place To Sell Handmade Items In 2023

The best website to sell your handmade crafts on depends on your products and needs. If you’re a designer looking for exposure or can’t print your own custom products all the time, go with a marketplace like Redbubble or Society6. If you’re a fabric or wallpaper designer, sell with Spoonflower, too.
If you’re looking for mass amounts of built-in exposure, sell on Etsy or Cratejoy. If you’re ready to keep all of your profits, though, build your own online store with Square Online, Shopify, BigCommerce, or Ecwid.

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Feb 2, 2022 Filed under: eCommerce

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