The world has gone mobile, and if you’re a business owner, you have to go right along with it. Missing out on the mobile market might mean missing out on a loyal customer base. People do everything on their smartphones, from watching their favorite shows to getting the latest restaurant review. The modern consumer does […]
We live in a digital age. Although there are reasons why some businesses adopt a cash-only policy, it’s hard to understand why so many small businesses in the U.S. don’t take credit cards. Accepting credit cards has many benefits for your business. Here are 5 of them.
In 1974, the Fair Credit and Billing Act was created in the U.S. Its purpose was to protect consumers from unauthorized credit card charges by giving them the ability to dispute charges and initiate a chargeback.
Cash registers are a piece of technology that’s well over a century old. Back when the only payment options were cash or checks, the register let a cashier type in the cost of each item, add tax, total everything up, tell the cashier how much change to hand out, and then put away the customer’s […]
If you have an online business, you often don’t need to make a big investment in things like store property, office space, or a workforce. You can focus on creating your products, setting up appointments for consultations, arranging package deliveries, or whatever else you need to do for the things you sell. However, you should […]
Not every small business needs a storefront. For some jobs you have to go where the clients are, because that’s where their car broke down, that’s where their pipes are leaking, or that’s where the event their hosting will take place. Many business owners in these industries don’t even have an office, especially since electronic […]
In 2017, the mobile wallet market was worth $880.21 billion. Over the next eight years, experts at the ResearchandMarkets.com website project that the worldwide market value will go up to $9.35 trillion. Again, that’s “trillion” with a T, so according to this projection, the market will grow by more than 10 times in less than […]
Firstly, what is merchant processing? It is the act of transactions taking place between a client and a merchant. When many people think of this task, images of traditional brick and mortar establishments pop into their head. Customers pay via cash, check, or card at a register to obtain goods. However, there are loads of […]
Going out to eat is one of life’s simple luxuries that numerous people enjoy. After all, they are able to munch on delicious food and don’t have to worry about cleaning up afterward. Consumers partake in the activity with friends and family members regularly. They also use the dining experience for dating and getting to […]
Choosing to go into business for yourself is a huge decision that should not be taken lightly. On many occasions, it can prove to be a worthwhile and lucrative venture. However, in other instances, the gamble doesn’t pay off and the owner is forced to close the establishment’s doors for good within a short period. […]