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Should Small Businesses Require Receipt Signatures?
By Lori Fairbanks | October 15, 2021

Card networks no longer require signature verification. What does this mean for your small business?

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Credit Card Machines: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
By Jennifer Dublino | October 15, 2021

Looking for a credit card machine? Here are answers to some common questions.

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VoIP for Business: Why It Makes Sense
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2021

VoIP phone systems can be very beneficial for small businesses.

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RingCentral
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2021

RingCentral is our favorite phone service for businesses because of its wide array of features, reliability and multiple service plans.

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Unified Communications: Make Your Phone System Work Harder
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2021

You might be surprised by the myriad features your business phone system offers.

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What Is PBX?
By Simone Johnson | October 15, 2021

Does your business need a PBX system?

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Is a VoIP or Landline System Better for Your Business?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 15, 2021

In the battle of VoIP vs. landline phone systems for your business, which one wins?

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How to Find the Right Softphone App for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 15, 2021

What is a softphone app, and how can it help your company?

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What Is a Cloud-Based Phone System?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 15, 2021

More businesses are moving to cloud-based phone systems. Should your business move, too?

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Which Multiline Phone System Is Right for Your Business?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 15, 2021

A multiline phone system is an office staple, but is it right for your business?

Review
GoToConnect
By Jeff Hale | October 15, 2021

GoToConnect combines the power and reliability of Jive's cloud VoIP phone systems with GoToMeeting's web, audio, and video conferencing into one simple, reliable, and flexible solution.

Review
Dialpad
By Jeff Hale | October 15, 2021

Dialpad offers voice calling, video conferencing and text messaging. This flexibility helps small businesses connect with clients in ways that work best for both customers and businesses. This VoIP...

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Nextiva
By Jeff Hale | October 15, 2021

Nextiva is one of the best phone systems for businesses with multiple locations. It's a cloud-based VoIP system that can spread across several offices and stores yet still be managed from one central...

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Is a Four-Line Phone System Right for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | October 15, 2021

Four-line phone systems are popular multiline phone systems for small businesses. Find out how four-line phone systems work and if one would be right for your business.

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Ooma
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2021

Ooma Office is our favorite business phone system for very small businesses because of its easy installation and low cost.

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What Is a Merchant Account, and Do You Really Need One?
By Jennifer Dublino | October 15, 2021

Most customers expect you to accept debit and credit card payments. To do so, you need a merchant account. Here's what to expect when opening a merchant account for your business.

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How Does Payroll Work?
By Sean Peek | October 15, 2021

If your business has several employees, you need a payroll system to correctly compensate them for their work. Here's how to process payroll as a small business owner.

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How to Create and Edit the Windows 10 Registry File
By Adam Bertram | October 15, 2021

The Windows 10 Registry file contains critical information related to how the operating system functions. Here's how you can create and edit the Windows 10 Registry file.

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How to Accept Credit Cards
By Lori Fairbanks | October 15, 2021

As consumers switch to credit cards over cash, your business must be able to conduct transactions for both debit and credit cards.

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What Is a Per Diem?
By Nicole Fallon | October 15, 2021

In the workplace, "per diem" usually means a daily allowance or stipend given to employees to cover lodging, meals and incidental expenses during business travel. Here's what employers need to know.

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What Is a Merit Pay Increase?
By Nicole Fallon | October 15, 2021

Merit pay is a raise awarded to incentivize employee productivity. Learn the best way to implement a clear and consistent merit pay policy.

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The Key to Increasing Productivity? Employee Breaks
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2021

Breaks are essential for preventing burnout.

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Online Job Applications Are Turning Candidates Off
By Nicole Fallon | October 15, 2021

Job seekers would like to see changes to online applications.

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What Are Medical Claims?
By Max Freedman | October 14, 2021

Medical claims are documents that your practice must submit to payers for reimbursement. Here, you'll learn how to create them.

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How to Pay Yourself With an Owner's Draw
By Julie Thompson | October 14, 2021

This guide explains how business owners can pay themselves with a payroll tactic known as an "owner's draw."

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How to Offer Payroll Advances
By Julie Thompson | October 14, 2021

It may benefit employees if you can offer them a payroll advance in times of financial emergencies. Here's how to offer an advance to your employees.

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How Do Acquisition Loans Work?
By Dock David Treece | October 14, 2021

Acquisition loans are specifically used to acquire another business or its assets. Here's how acquisition loans work.

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Gross vs. Net Revenue
By Dock David Treece | October 14, 2021

Gross revenue and net revenue are distinct from each other, but both are important for small businesses to track.

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Management Accounting
By Dock David Treece | October 14, 2021

Management accounting is specific to strategic decision-making based on company finances. Here's how to use it for your business.