For small business owners, writing checks and depositing checks however can still be a convenient way to transfer money from one bank account to another. Read more to learn
Phishing emails, a portmanteau of phony fishing, is the practice of bad actors trying to scam or trick you into giving away sensitive information, like account passwords or identity numbers. Here are some best practices when opening emails at work.
Customers often research businesses online before visiting, and your website is an opportunity to own your narrative. Here are eight steps that can help you build out your business website.
Flash sales and product drops can generate excitement among your audience while giving your sales (and brand image) a quick lift. Here are tips for making these promotions successful.
Retailers with brick-and-mortar locations set themselves apart by offering the convenience of eCommerce with the personalization and experience of an in-person shopping trip.
With an increase in online ordering, having high-quality product photos is more important than ever. To get expert tips on producing great product images, we spoke to Danni Siminerio, manager of Square Photo Studio.
Setting aside savings for small business owners has become more of a focus than ever before. Here are the top goals small business owners are saving for according to Square data.
Staying up to date with tax filing guidelines is essential to running your business. With the recent reintroduction of Form 1099-NEC, employers are working with a different form than they’re used to. Here’s what you need to know.
Proactive steps you can take to avoid delivery delays this holiday season and some of the best tools to help you get your products to customers on time.
According to Cornerstone Advisors and Mitek 2021 Mobile Deposit Benchmark Report, 70% of consumers surveyed say mobile deposit is a banking feature they prioritize when looking for a bank. So, what is mobile check deposit and how do you use it?
Learn the basics of client management and how to create workflows that protect your most valuable asset — time.
Are you an entrepreneur looking for small business ideas to capitalize on in the new year? We pulled together a list of business ideas for 2022.
It’s time to find the right location for your new business. Where do you start, how much will a space cost, and what should you look for? Here are seven tips to help.
When your employees feel taken care of and respected, they will invest more in your business and feel proud to represent your brand and serve your customers. Here are a few key ways to show your employees that you care about them.
As the holiday season approaches, it’s the perfect time to step up your fraud mitigation efforts to support your goals for a profitable end to the year.
A simple #HappyHolidays won’t cut it these days. These brands will inspire you with their best holiday social media campaigns. Get creative with these social media holiday campaign ideas this season.
When delays happen, you need to focus on what you can control: Staying in customers’ good graces by communicating effectively about the problem.
Setting up a 401(k) plan as a small business owner can be a great benefit to add for your employees to recruit and retain top talent. Here’s how to get started.
Effective management techniques including how to manage people, tips for new managers, and helpful tips for managers of all levels to boost productivity.
Filing taxes can be a complicated process, but having a better understanding of the forms your business needs to file can ease the stress of tax time. Here’s what you need to know about Form 1120.
How to choose suppliers and vendors that support smooth retail operations for your business.
What is the minimum wage in California in 2022? Learn everything you need to know about changing wages in 2022 from Square.
Here’s a guide to create an irresistible subject line.
A specific type of automated marketing email gets opened the most.
Targeted email marketing is an extremely effective way to reach customers and drive sales. Here are the top 5 email marketing tips and tricks by Square.
Holiday shopping will continue to take place online this year. Here’s how to get your site ready for shoppers as customer behavior continues to evolve.
Taxes can be an overwhelming time of the year. With so many forms to keep in mind, looking ahead to what you might need for your business’ annual tax filings can save a last minute scramble. Here’s what you need to know about Form 1040.
Nearly 41 percent of U.S. workers will look for a new job within the next year, according to a recent study. Here are five ways to retain your top employees.
A growing number of businesses owners are deciding to be pet-friendly, allowing customers to bring their furry friends into their stores and restaurants.
What’s the minimum wage in Oregon in 2022? Get prepared with minimum wage requirements with help from Square.
We know that small business owners in the Tar Heel state are eager to stay on top of minimum wage increases so we’ve put together this quick guide with all the info you need to know.
Learn how to take scroll-stopping food photos for your website and social media with these tips from Danni Siminerio, manager of Square Photo Studio.
Managing bar startup costs goes a long way toward running a successful bar, so how much does it cost to open a bar? Find out what factors influence expenses.
Mobile wallet use has grown popular with consumers due to the ease of use, convenience, and security. Here is what you need to know if you’re interested in accommodating mobile wallet shoppers at your business.
The entrepreneurial mindset is booming with the next generation entering the workforce. Here are the types of ventures that are quickly becoming the most popular.
The food and beverage industry learned a lot from 2020, and the shifts we all saw in consumer behavior are poised to continue. Here are a few ways food and beverage purveyors can prepare for and make the most of this holiday season.