Kristin Piccirillo

All the ways you can accept online payments in 2015

In 2015, customers will continue their movement towards a completely digital life not only including a continuance of embracing online billing and payments, but also increased mobile-connectedness. Customers on average use three different payment methods each month for their bills, those using mobile increased by 69% in 2014, and payment due reminders increase electronic billing adoption, prevent fees, and reduce frustration for consumers. Multiple billing and payment methods are directly...

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Lisa Hephner

The Best of 2014 Best of Lists

bestofTis the season to look back on the year and identify standout trends, inventions, events, and other noteworthy 2014 happenings. From the economy, to entertainment, education, and entrepreneurship, there’s a best of list for it. While not all directly related to small businesses, the following 2014 best of lists will provide information, instruction, and inspiration that can help you and your small business thrive in 2015 and...

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Amanda Jurgens

3 Questions You Should Be Able to Answer about Your Business

Reports and ForecastingThe beginning of a new year is a chance to do things differently. We see the gyms fill up and hear conversations of people promising to be a better version of themselves. The changing of a year is not just a chance to brush off personal goals, but also to make impactful business changes. This year, resolve to understand the data driving your business. It’s power is unlimited, and many...

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Julie Mague

3 ways a payment API adds revenue to a software business

I have been lucky enough to work with PaySimple merchants for the last several years, helping them run their businesses more efficiently. On the integrated partner team, I get to see the myriad of software solutions that have been innovated to make their customers lives easier, and they come through our doors looking for a credit card processing API or recurring payments API. While the sound of APIs and payment integrations might sound dry, in reality, we get to combine forces...

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Amy Wigginton

Reads of the Week — Dec 5th

rp_weekly-news-roundup-5214_1377_616018_0_14095852_500-300x225.jpgWe know you’re busy, so we pulled together the most interesting reads of the week from topics affecting small business owners, including tips for a great partnership, more changes to Facebook marketing for businesses, business planning, 2015 looks up and a cool app to set you up in style....

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Mark Pickart

Should Your Business Accept Credit Cards? A Short List of Dos and Don’ts to Consider

Flickr - DO and DontsAccepting credit cards for your small- or medium-sized business comes with its own set of risks and rewards. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide what makes the most sense for your business and for the type of customers you are serving. To help you make the right call, here is a short list of dos and don’ts to consider....

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