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Niki is a writer for Century Business Solutions covering integrated payments, credit card processing, and how to increase payment efficiency.

How to Accept Payments on Salesforce Invoices and Speed Up the Sales Pipeline

Salesforce is one of the most popular CRMs on the market, and hundreds of thousands of salespeople use it every day to manage customer relationships and make sales. However, there’s something missing from Salesforce: payment acceptance. Have you ever found yourself speaking with a [...]

8 Ways to Cut Down on Outstanding Payments

Outstanding payments are not rare. According to Deloitte, about 47% of merchants experience late payments. And according to Fundbox, over $3 trillion is owed to U.S. businesses and tied up in accounts receivable. Late payments disrupt cash flow, strain customer relationships, and slow down [...]

Is Flat Rate Pricing the Best Choice for Your Business?

The credit card processing industry can be confusing. For merchants just starting out with credit card payment acceptance, it’s often a difficult journey to find a reputable processor and negotiate a fair fee. How can merchants know they’re getting a good deal? Depending on [...]

5 Reasons Why You Need an Integrated Payment Application for Sage Intacct

If you’re using Sage Intacct as your accounting software, you need to take advantage of the wealth of available add-ons. There are a number of modules and applications you can add to your Sage Intacct system to boost your productivity and enable certain features [...]

Credit Card Convenience Fees: The Pros and Cons for Merchants

Is charging a credit card convenience fee the right choice for your business? If your business wants to offer customers new avenues of credit card payment—like paying over the phone or online—you’ll have to decide if you also want to charge a convenience fee. [...]

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Can Businesses Charge a Fee for Paying with a Credit Card?

Can businesses charge a fee for paying with a credit card? Many merchants find themselves wrestling with this question. They want to start accepting credit card payments from their customers, because accepting credit cards can help establish their credibility as a business, boost sales [...]

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3 Ways Accounts Receivable Automation Supercharges Your Business

Automation is everywhere these days. From smart investing apps to robot vacuum cleaners to virtual assistants in our homes, automation makes almost every facet of our lives easier. So why wouldn’t you apply the same principle to your business? Accounts receivable automation can supercharge [...]

How Omnichannel Selling is Changing Accounts Receivable

What is omnichannel selling? If you’re unfamiliar with omnichannel selling, it may sound like business jargon. But it’s not just a buzzword—it’s a comprehensive selling strategy that can boost your business and dramatically increase sales and customer retention. Omnichannel selling is a holistic, integrated [...]

4 Common Accounting Problems That Are Slowing Your Business Growth

Every business wants to grow. But there can be hidden factors holding your business back from its full potential—like accounting challenges that add up over time. If not addressed, these problems can keep business growth in the slow lane. Many businesses face these challenges, [...]