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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A Complete Guide to Starting a Wildly Successful Personal Training Business

A Complete Guide to Starting a Wildly Successful Personal Training Business

Personal training is a fast-growing segment of the $35 billion fitness industry, with a 21.5% increase in certifications since 2012. And that rapid growth is predicted to continue well into the new decade. So if you’re asking yourself if now is a good time to start a personal training business, the answer is yes. Here’s everything you need to start a wildly successful personal training business in 2020. 

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Stripe vs. Braintree for Small Businesses and Solopreneurs

Stripe vs. Braintree for Small Businesses and Solopreneurs

When you’re running a small business, it can feel like there are a million decisions to make, all the time. One of the most important ones is how you’ll get paid for your products or services. While an all-cash business sounds simple and appealing, a lot of your potential customers don’t carry cash, and they expect to be able to pay by credit card. So, it’s a good business decision to accept credit cards, but what system should you use to do it?

We’ve compared PayPal vs. Stripe for small business, as well as Square vs. Stripe. Today we’re looking at Stripe vs. Braintree, another payment processor you might have heard of.

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Square vs. Stripe: Which Is Best for Your Business?

Square vs. Stripe: Which Is Best for Your Business?

In today’s app-filled world you have a lot of options to help you accept credit card payments at your small business. But how do you know which one is the the most affordable, fastest to set up, and most secure? And most importantly, which is best for your specific business needs? With so many choices, it can be hard to dig through all the details.

In this post, we’ll give you a comparison of two popular credit card payment options for businesses: Square vs. Stripe.

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