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How to Get Smart with Your Landscaping Business

How to Get Smart with Your Landscaping Business

Getting smart with your landscaping business means taking steps to modernize the process from start to finish. Follow these tips to modernize your business and get a leg up on the competition.
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The Busy Freelancer’s Guide to Success

The Busy Freelancer’s Guide to Success

Becoming a freelance professional is an attractive idea for many reasons, but it is important to first understand what it takes to succeed as a freelancer.
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The Auto Repair Business: What Trends You Need to Know

The Auto Repair Business: What Trends You Need to Know

The future of the auto repair industry is bright. Look at these must-know trends as opportunities to grow and succeed in the auto repair industry.
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6 Easy Ways to Make a Strong Impression with Your HVAC Customers

6 Easy Ways to Make a Strong Impression with Your HVAC Customers

As an HVAC professional or business owner, how can you set yourself apart from the competition? Take a look at these 6 ideas for creating a strong, positive impression in the eyes of customers.
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How to Write Your First Freelance Invoice [Infographic]

How to Write Your First Freelance Invoice [Infographic]

There's no need to be intimidated by invoicing - it doesn't have to be fancy. Here's what you SHOULD include (& customers usually expect) in an invoice.
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The Top 5 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

The Top 5 Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

As a small business owner, you will make mistakes. The key is to avoid the common ones. Let this list of common mistakes help you choose wisely!
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Key Strategies to Keep Your Construction Workload Steady

Key Strategies to Keep Your Construction Workload Steady

Whether you are just starting out or have been in the construction business for years, use these guidelines to keep the work coming long-term.
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Trends Every Small Business Should Be Paying Attention To

Trends Every Small Business Should Be Paying Attention To

As technology continues to transform the way we work and interact with others, follow these trends to set your business up for success.
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6 Small Steps to Modernize Your Business for 2020

6 Small Steps to Modernize Your Business for 2020

Modernizing your business is no longer just a suggestion – it is crucial. Consider these 6 small, helpful steps, if you want to remain ahead of the game.
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Contractors: Why Accepting Mobile Payments is the Future

Contractors: Why Accepting Mobile Payments is the Future

Accepting mobile payments is a trend that contractors simply cannot ignore. Understand these benefits to gear your business up for success in the future.
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5 Critical Things Every Small Business Owner Should Get Immediately

5 Critical Things Every Small Business Owner Should Get Immediately

Transforming your business to be digital-friendly does not have to break your back or the bank. Every small business owner should consider implementing some of these digital strategies immediately.
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How to Make More Money for Your Small Business

How to Make More Money for Your Small Business

It is no secret: everyone wants more money. However, finding ways to make more money is especially important to a small business owner.
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3 Must-Know Small Business Tips to Share with Friends

3 Must-Know Small Business Tips to Share with Friends

Every journey begins with the first step. Avoid unnecessary obstacles in your small business with these 3 shareable tips.
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Merchant Accounts: 5 Things to Know and Watch for Before Signing Up

Merchant Accounts: 5 Things to Know and Watch for Before Signing Up

1. Not all providers are created equal With the emergence of companies like PayPal and Square, some tend to think...
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Traditional Merchant Accounts vs. Aggregators

Not all merchant accounts are created equal. When shopping for a merchant account, many tend to overlook the differences between...
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59% of Merchants Accept Bitcoin to Boost Ecosystem

From Californian wineries to bars in Beijing, 2013 was widely considered a banner year for bitcoin, as business owners around...
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Survey Results: One-Fourth of Bitcoin Merchants Enjoy 10% Sales Boost

In the first installment of our merchant survey, we uncovered that the majority – 59% – of merchants are accepting...
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Hosted Payment Page/iFrame Best Practices

ClearGate has taken many steps to reduce the PCI burden for both VAR’s and Merchants with our Hosted solution; however,...
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FEC Approves Bitcoin In-Kind Donations for US Political Campaigns

The US Federal Exchange Commission (FEC) has determined that political campaigns and political action committees (PACs) may accept bitcoin as...
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Bitcoin is Now Approved for Political Donations

If your local politician starts soliciting donations in Bitcoins, don’t be surprised: the US Federal Election Commission just approved the...
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