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State of Technology 2014 Infographic

Date: October 01, 2014

State of TechnologySmall businesses depend on technology to stay relevant, create efficiency and drive growth. 70% of businesses say that keeping up with technology is very important to running their business. View our infographic to see how your business stacks up and explore some of the common challenges to staying ahead of constantly evolving technologies like mobile, cloud computing, and more.

PaySimple Safe from Shellshock

Date: September 30, 2014

PaySimple systems are NOT AFFECTED by Shellshock. You can rest assured that your PaySimple data is safe and secure. You’ve probably heard about the Shellshock vulnerability that is compromising UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X systems worldwide. If you…

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Tweetable Tips & Tips for Tweetables

Date: September 30, 2014

Blogging for a silent audience is like one hand clapping...encourage sharing and feedback with tweetables in your small business blog posts.

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4 Ways to Instill PCI Compliance into Your Daily Processes

Date: September 29, 2014

We’ve all been there. You receive a request from a customer asking for personally identifiable information (or something else) that is in direct conflict with PCI compliance. But this is the first time they’ve asked, it should be just a onetime t…

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Reads of the Week – Sept 26th

Date: September 26, 2014

We know you’re busy, so we pulled together the most interesting reads of the week for topics affecting small business owners. Feel free to add your own favorites (that we may have missed) in the comments.

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Top Questions When Opening a Merchant Account

Date: September 24, 2014

So you’ve started a business – congrats! …and you aren’t providing your services for free (right?), so you realized that you’ll need a dedicated merchant account  to accept payments. You’re talking to different merchant account providers…

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15 Quizzes to Test Your Business & Management Skills

Date: September 23, 2014

As a small business owner, you’re responsible for every aspect of your company from employee relations to marketing to security. It can be difficult to wear so many hats, but it is important to know your strengths and weaknesses so that you can fi…

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Reads of the Week – Sept 19th

Date: September 19, 2014

We know you’re busy, so we pulled together the most interesting reads of the week for topics affecting small business owners. Feel free to add your own favorites (that we may have missed) in the comments.

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A Better Class of Free Fonts for Your Small Business Marketing

Date: September 16, 2014

If you’re tired of Tahoma, think Calibri is no longer cool, are ready for Arial to take off, believe the time for Times has passed, and wish Verdana would be gonna, then its time to grab some new fonts for your small business marketing materials. W…

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Will Apple Pay be Huge? Does your Business Need It?

Date: September 15, 2014

We all heard stories this week about how Apple Pay will change the way businesses accept payments, and many of us have already been paying for our coffee with a phone for a few years. But, what does it mean if your business isn’t the size of Macy…

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