Accounting and Finance

Kabbage vs. OnDeck

Two popular online lending options are Kabbage and OnDeck. Both established in the late 2000s, the companies offer similar loan products with fast applications and deposit times, but also have some key differences. Let’s take a look at what you can expect when seeking funding. Kabbage vs. OnDeck at a Glance Kabbage Overview Loan Amounts…

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These days, there are more choices than ever when it comes to financing your business. Everything from merchant cash advances through your credit card processor to alternative loans to peer-to-peer lending make it easy to find the right funding solution.

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ecommerce

5 Ways to Improve Checkout Conversions on Your Website

Think about that. For every 100 customers you get to your website’s checkout page, 74 of them leave without purchasing. Your checkout page can help or hinder when it comes to completing purchases. Here’s what you need to know to improve conversions and keep your business rolling. DIY vs. Hosted Checkout Pages How to Improve…

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According to BI Intelligence, about 74% of all online shoppers abandon their online shopping cart during the checkout process, and 12% of these abandonments are due to poor user experience.

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Medical and Dental

Kareo Review – Medical Practice Management Software

If you’re running a medical practice or other healthcare clinic, there’s a lot to keep track of. It’s vital to stay on top of medical records, appointments, billing, consultations, and all the other administrative tasks needed to provide first-class medical service. In this review, we’ll explore Kareo’s various features, look into how it can help…

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Kareo provides dedicated practice management software, designed to make running your practice simple, easy, and efficient.

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Credit Card Processing

PayPal Alternatives

Founded in December 1998, PayPal is a worldwide online payments system that operates as a payment processor, money transfer, and other electronic payment services. It’s a leader in the industry, with 179 million active accounts as of January 2016, according to Time. But PayPal is not without detractors. Some customers complain of account freezes or…

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If you’ve used the internet in the last 20 years, you’ve probably heard of PayPal. The company started as a payment option for auction site Ebay, but is now a separate entity, offering credit card processing to a wide range of businesses.

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Accounting and Finance

How to Refinance Business Debt with a Term Loan

Although these options can help the business get up and running, high interest rates can ultimately cause strain and tie up much-needed cash flow. Instead of being able to invest earnings back into the business, owners are stuck paying interest on the debt. Often, interest payments are so large that the business becomes mired. With…

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It’s common for new businesses to borrow money to open their doors. Since they have little to no history to show their financial viability, many borrow using credit cards or other revolving or short-term debt.

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Credit Card Processing

Payments Resolutions for 2017

There are some obvious places to start when evaluating where to plan for growth in your business – like sales or marketing – but one area that is often overlooked is how your business accepts payments. It is easy to fall into a routine with whatever processor you started your business with, but it is…

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The coming of a new year typically brings one question to the business owner – how do I make sure my business is optimized for growth in the new year? It is important to start with the right mindset and plan in place in order to make the most of the year for your business.

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Credit Card Processing, Security and PCI Compliance

Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR) Requirements

This article focuses on the new QIR requirements. For details about PCI compliance and validation, including Visa’s Technology Innovation Program (TIP) validation exceptions, please visit: PCI Compliance is Required. Visa’s Notification Who does this affect? Exceptions Why are QIRs required? Finding Qualified QIRs Non-Compliance Penalties Benefits What to Do Visa’s Notification You’ve likely received a…

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The processing world will change in January 2017. Businesses considered “Level 4” must comply with new Visa data security regulations, including the use of Qualified Integrators and Resellers (QIRs) for installing equipment and validating PCI compliance yearly. But as Digital Transactions notes, there’s still confusion about who must be certified, and what the new requirements actually are. Here’s what you need to know.

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Credit Card Processing

Guide to Square Alternatives: 2018 Edition

So if Square is just too expensive or you’re looking for something a little different, we’ll help you compare some popular mobile card readers and POS systems. The current options cover a broad range of features and price points, meaning you can find the best Square alternatives without hassle. When we list price, it is…

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You’ve probably heard of Square, the credit card processing company that lets you take credit cards using your smartphone or tablet. What you may not know is that there are a lot of alternatives.

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