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Stripe Tips and Advice for Small Businesses

5 Tools You Need for Running a Bed and Breakfast or Serviced Apartment

5 Tools You Need for Running a Bed and Breakfast or Serviced Apartment

Running a bed and breakfast or serviced apartment can be a pretty lucrative venture when managed well. There are many aspects and functions of this business to pay attention to regularly, like sales, marketing and finances, along with the routine, day-to-day tasks like cooking, cleaning, restocking, payment processing and invoicing.

When it comes to taking payments online or at your on-site point-of-sale, it’s key to have a trusted credit card processor, like ChargeStripe. This just makes the payment process as smooth as it can be for both you and your guests. Here, we’ll go over:

  • What bed and breakfasts and serviced apartments are and what the US sector looks like.
  • 5 top tools to more easily run a B&B or serviced apartment, so you can enjoy less stress and more free time.
  • Some key bed and breakfast or serviced apartment management tasks to pay attention to.

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Selling Handbags Online: How Luxury Goods Resellers & Marketplaces Can Collect Credit Card Payments

Selling Handbags Online: How Luxury Goods Resellers & Marketplaces Can Collect Credit Card Payments

Selling handbags online can be a lucrative business, whether you’ve decided to open up an online store, or you already own a marketplace, reseller, or auction site. One of the most important parts of your business is the point-of-sale process. Whether you want to sell your products online or in person, you’ll need a trusted credit card processor to make the payment process as simple as possible for both you and your customers. In this post, we’ll take a look at how to use ChargeStripe to sell handbags, designer watches, or other luxury items online. 

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The 7 Best Software Tools For Small Business

The 7 Best Software Tools For Small Business

Small businesses are responsible for an essential part of the US economy. And, if you are a small business owner or employee, you know that to keep up with managing the various needs of your business, digital tools can come in handy.

To keep small business leaders one step ahead of the pack, this article prepared a list of the best software for small business that can support you in basic activities to keep your business up and going. Check it out!

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What is the Cheapest Way to Accept Credit Card Payments?

What is the Cheapest Way to Accept Credit Card Payments?

It’s no secret that small business owners are constantly looking for ways to make their businesses more profitable. One way is by finding the cheapest way to accept credit card payments. But with all of the different providers out there, how do you know which one will work best for your needs?  This blog post will look at some of the most common credit card processing services, including ChargeStripe for mobile credit card payments.

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How to Set Up Stripe Recurring Payments on your Phone

How to Set Up Stripe Recurring Payments on your Phone

For small businesses or contractors that provide ongoing services (like delivery subscriptions, health professional appointments, or cleaning services), setting up recurring payments for clients is an excellent way to control cash flow and improve financial planning.

If you use Stripe as a payment method for your business, you can benefit from setting up a subscription-based payment for your clients.

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How to Send a Stripe Invoice/Payment Request from Your Phone

How to Send a Stripe Invoice/Payment Request from Your Phone

If you run a business that accepts mobile payments, you know how important it is to make the payment process simple – for both you and the customer. But what if you need to send invoices for your products and services? For Stripe users, there’s a super-easy way to send a Stripe invoice or payment request via text or email and collect payments, without having to add a complicated payment portal to your website.

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How to Not Get Your Stripe Account Rejected

How to Not Get Your Stripe Account Rejected

As a merchant, one of the biggest perks of using Stripe is the ability to start accepting payments immediately after you sign up. All you have to do is fill in basic information about your business and bank account, and your account will be approved. 

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How General Contractors Can Collect Credit Card Payments

How General Contractors Can Collect Credit Card Payments

Even though debit and credit card payments are preferred by the majority of people, some general contractors and other construction-related businesses have been reluctant to accept them, thinking it will add paperwork, costs, or time to an already busy workload. But there are also many benefits for patients and practitioners when you accept credit cards at your general contractor or construction business.

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How to Accept Credit Cards at Your Therapy or Counseling Practice

How to Accept Credit Cards at Your Therapy or Counseling Practice

Even though debit and credit card payments are preferred by the majority of people, some therapists have been reluctant to accept them, thinking it will add paperwork, costs, or time to an already busy administrative workload. But there are also many benefits for patients and practitioners when you accept credit cards at your therapy practice.

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Ideas & Resources for Small Businesses Coping with COVID-19 Closures

Ideas & Resources for Small Businesses Coping with COVID-19 Closures

The novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted small business owners around the world, suddenly, and regardless of industry. Since ChargeStripe has always been based on helping small businesses accept credit cards in person, we know our customers are likely to be impacted right now by city, state, and national guidance on social distancing and “shelter in place” orders. 

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