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7 Reasons Every Startup Needs a Business Credit Card

A business credit card is one of the most important financial tools in any startup's toolbox. It’s way more than just a personal credit card that you use for business dealings—it’s a unique, flexible form of financing that also delivers rewards and perks specific to what’s important to you and your business. If you’re starting...
financing
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5 Financing Sources for New Businesses

Many new entrepreneurs start their businesses with funds from their own personal savings, or by getting friends and family to help them get off the ground. But that’s not an option for everyone. What do you do then? Your first inclination is probably to try to get a bank loan. But it can be very...
small business finances
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5 Simple Ways to Organize Your Small Business Finances

Credit scores are often seen as the number one obstacle preventing small businesses from getting financing. But disorganized financials may be equally to blame. In today’s challenging economic environment in particular, lenders want to make sure your business is viable and will be able to repay the debt. Organized and up-to-date finances are essential if...
IoT
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4 IoT Devices That Can Help Your New Business Succeed

Predictions call for the introduction of billions of new Internet of Things, or IoT, devices in the next few years, but this might seem like nothing more than an interesting concept—and not one worth implementing for your new business. On the other hand, some of the jobs that you have to juggle from day to...
business line
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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Open a Business Line of Credit

Cash flow is one of the top concerns for small business owners and entrepreneurs, according to a recent report on the state of small business. That’s because having consistent cash flow is a necessity for success in any field. Unfortunately, the ebbs and flows of business, slow paying clients, operating expenses and other factors can...
gig economy
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Many Entrepreneurs Hope Gig Economy Leads to New Career

The rise of the gig economy has reshaped the way Americans approach their careers. Just a decade or two ago, “moonlighting” was frowned upon by many employers, but attitudes have changed. Today, it’s not uncommon for full-time employees to have a side gig as they pursue their entrepreneurial passion or dream. Many entrepreneurs use the...
merchant services
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How to Pick the Right Merchant Services Company

When running your own business, there are a multitude of areas that require your constant attention, but picking the right merchant services company should not be one of them. If you’re currently considering which company is right for you, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Will the company help your business...
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What are Merchant Services and Why Do They Matter to My Business?

It is crucial for a business to accept different payment types to make it easy for customers. As a business owner, you probably have been approached by a merchant services company at one point in time, but you may not even know what merchant services are. In the simplest form, the term merchant services is used to describe...
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Top 5 Payment Acceptance Solutions for Small Business

Deciding on what type of payments to accept at your business can be difficult, but deciding how your business should accept credit cards can be overwhelming. With so many payment acceptance options available for small businesses, it's hard to navigate the products and actually begin processing payments. What you think may be the best way to accept credit cards may...
Credit card fraud
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6 Easy Ways Your Business Can Avoid Credit Card Fraud

Accepting credit cards is important for any business, but protecting your business to avoid credit card fraud is just as important. With credit card fraud on the rise, it is crucial for you to know and understand how you can prevent fraudulent charges occurring at your business. The Nilson Report estimates that in 2016, credit card fraud losses topped $24.71 billion,...
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4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs to Accept Credit Cards

As a business owner, you have many responsibilities; making sure you have a great product to offer your customers, ensuring you have the right staff, abiding by rules and laws, marketing your business to new clientele, paying bills, and so on. Why add one more thing to your never-ending list of things to do when it comes to accepting...
credit card processing
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Credit Card Processing: 17 Terms You Need to Know

If you are new to the world of credit card processing, you might not know key industry terms. As the CEO of International Bancard, a premier payment acceptance solutions provider, I am an industry expert and can tell you some of the key credit card processing terms you will need to know when talking to a...
Accepting credit cards
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Accepting Credit Cards: How Much Does It Cost?

Understanding the fees associated with accepting credit cards can seem confusing and overwhelming. However, the facts are pretty straightforward once you break them down. As a nationally recognized industry leader in credit card processing, International Bancard wants to help you learn about credit card processing fees. Not all credit card processing fees are negotiable, which...
Credit card processing
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Credit Card Processing Best Practices for Small Business

Implementing best practices in credit card processing will help you decrease the likelihood of fraudulent transactions and chargebacks. Technological advances like the new EMV chip enabled credit and debit cards have been issued in order to prevent fraudulent charges. Ensure you are only using service providers that are PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security...
Online payments
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How Your Startup Can Accept Online Payments with Ease

Accepting online payments can help increase small business sales. You have many options for accepting online payments, including accepting eChecks, recurring billing, online gateways and integrations, and more! Allow your customers the ease of paying online, as accepting credit and debit cards online is easy. You just need a merchant account with a payment acceptance company,...
EMV chip cards
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Why Your Business Should Accept EMV Chip Cards

By now, you have probably heard the buzzwords “EMV,” “chip cards,” or “Fraud Liability Shift,” but do you really know what they mean? As a business owner, it’s critical for you to understand the importance of accepting EMV chip cards (chip-enabled credit and debit cards). We have put together the top reasons why International Bancard...
Payment acceptance
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Grow Your Business Through Payment Acceptance [Infographic]

Starting a business can be overwhelming and confusing. Do you know the steps to take to help grow your business? If you're looking to grow your business, consider payment acceptance through different channels. It's simple! By accepting credit cards, mobile payments, or even online payments, you can enjoy an increase in sales, which helps your business grow....