Read about the digital transformation of commercial payments and how to automate your enterprise cash cycle.
5 Reasons to Move From QuickBooks to Sage Intacct
Jun 23, 2022 by Sage Thee
QuickBooks has served your needs since day one and still (mostly) gets the job done. So why move from something familiar and functional like QuickBooks to a next-level accounting solution like Sage Intacct? The reasons may be more compelling (and urgent) than you realize:
5 Methods You Can Use to Reduce Late Payments
Jun 22, 2022 by Julia Duarte
In any industry, maintaining a steady cash flow is essential to running a business. When a company receives consistently late payments, day-to-day operations and overall progress slows down. By understanding why your customers are paying late, you can take steps to create an actionable plan to reduce your number of late payments and thrive as a business.
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Introducing Blockchain Certified Payments
Oct 26, 2016 by Erica Zeidenberg
Today Paystand, is introducing a completely new way for enterprise payments to leverage the blockchain. For the first time in the industry, Paystand customers have the option to certify and notarize payments on the blockchain (from payment requests & invoices to completed payment receipts) to ensure that the history of payments are secure, auditable, independently verifiable, and free of tampering.
Paystand CEO, Jeremy Almond, accepted into Forbes Finance Council
Oct 19, 2016 by Erica Zeidenberg
Jeremy Almond, cofounder & CEO at Paystand, has been accepted into the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for senior executives in accounting, financial planning & investment, wealth & asset management, and financial firms.
Top 5 Cloud Software Offerings for B2B Companies
Mar 7, 2016 by Scott Campbell
In the old software model, a B2B company could expect a number of cash flow obstacles from software purchases. After they purchased computers for their employees, they would discover a purchase of Microsoft Office was also required. Later they would need to complete a full purchase of an accounting software. Perhaps they need two copies of an illustration software. This software may even require an IT tech to set them up. Each of these pieces of software may be used a lot at first, followed by not at all for a long stretch of time. This made it difficult to start a business. In today's software model, software can be "rented" as a cloud offering by the month. If the software is not used or not needed, the "rent" can simply be terminated, usually without any penalty. Here are the top 5 cloud offerings that can save a lot of money.
Four Keys to Adding Payments to Your Software Platform
Feb 11, 2016 by Jeremy Almond
It’s been said that “software is eating the world” - and it’s true. Software platforms for businesses (aka B2B software platforms) are proliferating at an accelerating rate, serving a dizzying array of business needs including accounting, project management, time tracking, billing, CRM, and many others. Developers are racing to fill the needs, creating broad-based “generic” platforms as well as highly specialized tools that cater to the specific needs of particular industries. So whether a company sells organic beverages to corner groceries or horse feed for thoroughbreds, there are probably multiple tools available to help them to better manage their business. The abundance of tools creates an imperative for platform providers to continuously add new capabilities to deliver value to their users. Increasingly, B2B software platform providers are turning to payment services as a key area of innovation.
The Top 5 Myths about Accepting Paper Check Payments
Nov 17, 2015 by Scott Campbell
Here in Silicon Valley it’s easy to forget that not every business process has been transformed by tech’s magic wand. Case in point: over half of all business-to-business payments still take place by paper check, sent via snail-mail. Even more surprising is that many of the companies we talk to are perfectly satisfied with a process that works exactly the same as it did 75 years ago. Are check payments a perfect example of “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Or has the gospel of digital payments just not reached the traditional business world yet?
Blockchain Tech Could Save Global Business $550 Billion Per Year
Aug 31, 2015 by Jeremy Almond
This article originally appeared on CoinDesk.
How to Use WooCommerce to Email an Invoice with a “Pay Now” Link: A Step-by-Step Guide
Aug 16, 2015 by Scott Campbell
What are eChecks and How Do Businesses Accept Them?
Jun 20, 2015 by Scott Campbell
An electronic check has many names - eCheck, direct debit, direct deposit, and online check are just a few. And while credit cards have been the default payment method for businesses for over a decade, this new alternative is making headway. Essentially a form of ACH processing, eChecks enable your customers to pay you directly from their bank account, using their secure online banking login. Your customer can authorize a one-time or recurring payment as quickly as a credit card transaction. But that's not all. A customer or merchant can even take picture of their paper check and upload it to their payments portal, and the bank will initiate an ACH transaction after "reading" the check. But in most cases, you don't even need the flimsy, outdated piece of paper. Electronic checks are by and large used completely online.