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    How to Save Time and Money with E-Checks

    by on August 15, 2014

    Electronic check, or e-checks — also referred to as electronic check conversions, or back-office conversions (BOCs) — are essentially secure digital versions of paper checks. Using e-checks in your small business offers increased time and money savings, as…

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    How to Reduce Credit-Card Processing Costs

    by on August 14, 2014

    When you start accepting credit cards in your business you’ll pay fees for everything from setup and application to processing and customer service. But no two providers charge the same fees for the same services. That’s why it’s so important to find the…

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    Terms to Know If You Plan to Accept Credit Cards

    by on August 12, 2014

    Accepting credit cards in your business can help you increase sales and provide your customers greater convenience. But it will also introduce you to an array of previously unfamiliar industry terms. Here’s a handy cheat sheet:

    Authorization fee: For some…

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    Grow Your Business by Accepting Credit Cards

    by on August 11, 2014

    There are some clear advantages to accepting credit and debit card payments in your business — including the ability to offer your customers the convenience of paying electronically by mobile phone or tablet, online, or in QuickBooks.

    To get the most out …

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    Small Business Employment Shows Large Gains in May 2014; Overall Revenue Up

    by on June 3, 2014

    The May 2014 Intuit Small Business Employment Index showed the largest employment increase in more than a year. This month’s increase is triple the average of 12,000 new jobs per month that have been added since the small business recovery began in April 2…

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  • Why It Pays to Hire [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on October 30, 2013

    More and more small businesses are realizing that they can’t do everything on their own, and sure enough hiring among small business owners is on the rise, jumping from 21 percent of SBOs in 2012 to 24 percent this year. All told, small businesses created 380,…

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  • Join Us at the Small Biz Vcon Virtual Conference, January 23-24, 2013

    by on December 24, 2012

    Running a small business? The Small Biz Vcon is for you! This Virtual Conference (Vcon) is designed for all SMBs, whether you design websites, are a manufacturer, run a retail store, or provide accounting services. This conference can help you streamline your …

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    New York's Heart and Soul Events Wins $25,000 Grant

    by on November 7, 2011

    Heart and Soul Events in Frankfort, New York is our final October Love A Local Business grant winner! As a recipient of one of our nine $25,000 hiring grants, it joins WEBIT Services and Ferrin Accounting as finalists for the Grand Prize to be handed out in ea…

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