Read about the digital transformation of commercial payments and how to automate your enterprise cash cycle.
Why card monopolies are failing B2B businesses
Feb 19, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
If the last couple of years have taught us anything is that change is inevitable. On most occasions, it's impossible to predict global pandemics or the financial implications of profound political changes in the worldwide landscape.
#10: The Journey to Zero
Feb 4, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
Editor’s note: Hello, readers. Welcome to the first newsletter of 2021. To kick off the year, we're setting the stage for what it means to create a new financial infrastructure for the B2B industry. It's something we call: The Journey to Zero. Subscribe now.
The Journey to Zero: How Paystand is Changing B2B Payments
Feb 3, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
Of the myriad problems facing businesses today, one over-arching challenge dominates all else: the B2B financial system remains essentially unchanged since the middle of the 20th century. At its core exists a fee-based transaction model for payments that no longer meets the needs of modern, digital-first businesses.
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The First Three Things to Do When Faced with a Chargeback
Jun 2, 2017 by Kenzie Earle
Credit card charge disputes, or "chargebacks," are unfortunately a part of doing business. Reasons for chargebacks are numerous, from stolen credit cards to dissatisfaction with goods or services, and everything in between. Understanding chargebacks, and how your company should respond when faced with one can help make the process easier.
Solutions for Slim Margins in the Solar Industry
Jan 12, 2017 by Kenzie Earle
Solar Power & Renewable energy is one of the most promising new technologies of this century to sweep the nation. A positive change to the legacy energy sector, solar aims to improve the environmental impact, lower cost for customers, and provide a new source to the aging grids. With this growth, over the last decade solar has turned into a highly competitive industry, with each company eager to outbid the next to establish brand and become the dominant player as the nascent industry grows. With this competition, the key question as a solar operator becomes how can you adopt a competitive advantage to improve efficiency and lower your costs.
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
Get paid for one-off sales and services using the WooCommerce plug-in with a payment gateway.
Beyond Paper Clips: The Pros and Cons of B2B eCommerce
Jul 27, 2015 by Jeremy Almond
Think about the last time you bought a computer or office supplies for your business. Did you buy them online, through a printed catalog, or in person at a big-box store? Increasingly, business buyers are just as comfortable using the Web for company purchases as they are using Amazon or BestBuy.com for personal shopping. A Forrester report found that 74% of B2B buyers use the Web to research over 50% of their work purchases, and 30% complete at least half of those purchases online.
What are eChecks and How Do You Accept Them?
Jun 20, 2015 by Scott Campbell
Credit cards are the default payment method for online businesses, but a new alternative is emerging to give them a run for their money. 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.
How B2B SaaS Companies are Changing How Work Gets Done in the Heartland
Jun 10, 2015 by Jeremy Almond
…and giving big business a new lease on life