Small business payment methods

No matter what industry you’re in, all businesses have one thing in common: they need to make and spend money. This guide will help you determine the right solutions you need to create a sustainable, profitable small business.

Accepting payments online

Digital payments are big for small businesses

While cash and check are a reliable way to accept payments, offering customers the choice of paying with a card or mobile device can actually help the bottom line. Small businesses have found that digital payments save them time.

+ 8 %

Small businesses reported a sales boost after accepting digital payments.1

57 %less

Processing a digital payment is 57% less expensive than processing non-digital payments when you factor in expenses and labor.2

65 %

In a survey, SMBs agreed that customers spend more when they use cards instead of cash.2

Accepting payments in person for your small business

Offering the option to pay with a card gives consumers the convenience they expect.

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Paying vendors and suppliers

Digital solutions have made it easier to automate and track payments to the vendors, suppliers and partners who help keep your business running.

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Shift4 Payments logo.
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Payanywhere logo.
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Payables solutions

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More financial starting points

Other guides for getting started with small business finances.

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