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Why You Should Embrace the 'Sharing Economy' - Even if You Sell Physical Products

Posted on Dec 21, 2017
From Uber to Airbnb to rentable power tools, there are plenty of ways to receive the benefit of certain products and services — without buying those products and services.  That’s because we now live in a “sharing economy” where customers can pay for access instead of ownership. There are many advantages of this newer economic model. 
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Payment Trends, Awareness

The 10 Worst Time Wasters for Small Business Owners

Posted on Nov 17, 2017
As a small business owner, you can always make more money, and you can always find more customers. You cannot, however, create more time. You have exactly 24 hours each day. Once those hours are gone, they’re gone forever. What steps can you take to maximize this precious commodity? 
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Getting Started with Payments, Awareness

3 Business Tools Every Startup Needs (And 3 You Can Do Without)

Posted on Nov 15, 2017
Since there’s no official roadmap for business success, many startups invest in tools and resources that offer the veneer of legitimacy:  They buy business cards with heavy stock and glossy print. They rent office spaces with corporate-looking furniture.  Although these investments can make you feel like you’re moving in the right direction, they’re actually a waste of both time and money. If you haven’t made any sales yet, you’re better off sticking with tools that can help you secure your first customer. Fancy stationery and sleek offices are simply expensive distractions. This is only scratching the surface. 
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Getting Started with Payments, Awareness

5 Hidden Truths (and 4 Popular Myths) About Entrepreneurship

Posted on Nov 03, 2017
Work whenever you want, make millions, and retire on the beach sipping exotic cocktails.  This is the allure of starting a small business — the ability to be your own boss and live on easy street. And for a handful of lucky entrepreneurs, it does work out that way. 
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Getting Started with Payments, Awareness

Choosing the Best Credit Card Processing Services for Small Businesses

Posted on Sep 08, 2017
It can be a struggle finding the right credit card processing service — especially as a small business owner. Many startups base their decision on price, going with whichever provider charges the lowest fees.  While this approach makes sense at first, those small businesses often hit significant roadblocks later. Worse still, they discover how inconvenient it is to change payment providers once already locked into a contract.  This is why you should invest sufficient time researching your options so you can choose the best credit card processing service from the beginning. 
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Getting Started with Payments, Awareness

Choosing the Right Merchant Account Provider for Your Business

Posted on Aug 17, 2017
When you launch a new business, you can usually get away with accepting cash and checks. You might even consider accepting PayPal or Apple Pay if you sell products and services online. 
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Topics: Getting Started with Payments, Merchant Accounts, Awareness

How to Make Retail Payments Easier for Customers

Posted on Aug 15, 2017
Customers still like visiting stores and retail locations to engage in a little retail therapy or to take care of purchases they prefer to make in-person. 
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Topics: Partner Posts, EMV, Small Business Tips, Payment Trends, Awareness

Reduce Overhead Costs by Accepting Payments with a Virtual Terminal

Posted on Aug 03, 2017
Most brick-and-mortar retailers use point-of-sale (POS) terminals to capture and process credit cards. However, what if you don’t have the resources to invest in a system? Many smaller businesses and home-based freelancers want the ability to process credit cards; yet they don’t necessarily need or want the hassles and costs involved with purchasing equipment and having it implemented. 
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Topics: B2B, Payment Technology, Small Business Tips, Awareness

Top 5 Payment Processing Challenges for Small Businesses

Posted on Aug 01, 2017
Small businesses often struggle to compete with the bigger competitors out there that have significantly more infrastructure and resources at their disposal. However, the online environment and technology that has developed from it has leveled the playing field for many small businesses, helping them reach the same target audiences as the larger firms and provide significant growth opportunities. Technology continues to change how we can pay and accept payments. Albeit much more positive, challenges do remain for small businesses particularly in the area of payment processing.
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Topics: Partner Posts, Guest Blog Posts, E-Commerce and Online Payments, Payment Technology, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Small Business Tips, Awareness

Best Practices For Selecting A Merchant Processor

Posted on Jun 02, 2017
Choosing a merchant processor for your business isn't easy. There are so many providers out there that it’s sometimes hard to know exactly where to start.  Many businesses focus on fees, which makes sense. Since each transaction costs money, it's only natural that you’d try to reduce processing fees as much as possible. However, merchant fees don't simply vary across providers. They also change depending on the size and nature of your business. For example, larger companies often qualify for lower fees than do smaller ones.
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Topics: Getting Started with Payments, Merchant Accounts, Awareness

Welcome to the BluePay Blog!

Whether you're a small business, an enterprise corporation, a financial institution, or a software partner, we have created a series of blog posts to help you and your customers, learn more about the complex nature of payments. Take a look to learn how payments can help to simplify your business operation, and may even help to grow your revenue.

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