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Running a business is tough. We’ve compiled tips and best practices just for you.

4 Ways to Attract Qualified Employees without Breaking the Bank

As the pandemic eases its grip on the US population, millions of workers are quitting their jobs. This has created a severe labor shortage; a whopping 42% of small businesses had job openings that they couldn’t fill. While larger companies are able to offer higher compensation, including more benefits and perks to attract qualified candidates,...

How to Raise Prices Without Upsetting Your Customers

The inflation rate is the highest it has been in over a decade, and small businesses are bearing the brunt of the consequences. One way to rescue your bottom line is to increase your prices, but it can be difficult to raise your prices without losing at least some of your customers. Here are some...

Why Small Businesses Need to Steer Clear of Venmo

In case you haven’t already heard, Venmo made some pretty big changes to their fees recently, and it’s bad news for small businesses. As a peer-to-peer payment app, Venmo was never built for small businesses to begin with. Even before all these new fees they introduced, it was a pain in the behind to use—Venmo...

3 Foolproof Ways to Boost Your Small Business Revenue This Summer

Consumers spend the most money in the summer. Here are three easy ways small businesses can take advantage of that and translate that into increasing their revenue this summer.  1. Create a summer-themed service or program By only offering this in the summer, you’re taking advantage of scarcity marketing, which is an extremely effective tactic...

4 Ways Finli Beats Venmo, PayPal, and Square

You’ve probably heard of Venmo, Paypal, and Square, especially when small businesses everywhere have started to offer digital payment options. The problem with these platforms is that they haven’t kept up with the complexities that come with running a small business. Here’s why Finli is the best payment platform for small businesses.  1. Transparent, Standardized...

How to Collect Overdue Bills (Without Losing Customers)

We’ve all been there. Your customer forgets to pay their last bill, and now you’re short a couple hundred bucks. Is there a good way to collect this overdue invoice? Do you bring it up and risk compromising your relationship with them? Or do you let it slide and absorb the loss and hope they...

Why Small Businesses That Do Not Digitize Will Fail

Small businesses are digitizing nearly every aspect of their operations, from communication to payment collection, but they aren’t digitizing just to offer an extra option to their customers. They’re digitizing because it’s the only way to survive. Especially with how tumultuous the last year has been, it’s especially important for small service businesses to offer...

7 Benefits of Using Finli For Small Service Businesses

Interested in Finli but not sure how exactly it’d be able to help your business grow? Here are seven benefits our small service businesses have enjoyed.  1. Time and cost efficiency  Setting up even just a few of your customers on auto-pay means fewer payments to chase down, which is a pain at best and...

How to Hire Your First Employee in California

Hiring in California can be a lengthy and confusing process. We wrote this step-by-step guide to detail everything you need to know before you hire your first employee.  First things first, you’ll need to apply for an Employer Identification Number. Here’s where you can do that. You’ll need this to file your taxes.  Then, enroll...

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