Melio blog

How shifl uses Melio to accelerate vendor payments up to 300%.

Expediting speedy and efficient payments to Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) is critical to any successful freight forwarding lifecycle. With Melio’s same-day proof-of-payment and QuickBooks integration, shifl can process payments 2-3 times faster.
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10 ways to prep your business for the holidays
Shiry Benschar - Small Business Advocate

10 ways to prep your business for the holidays

The holiday shopping season will be complex and challenging for many small businesses. Here are ten tips that can help you prepare.
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Announcing Melio Accountants
David Leary - Director of Accounting and Bookkeeping Evangelism at Melio

Announcing Melio Accountants

Bill pay your clients will love. Manage your clients' payments, send bank transfers, and checks for free. Simple approval workflows and two-way sync with QBO.
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6 benefits of ACH payments for your small business
Shiry Benschar - Small Business Advocate

6 benefits of ACH payments for your small business

ACH payments are a secure, efficient way for small businesses to pay, get paid, improve cash flow, and enable hands-free B2B payments. Melio can help you get started.
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54 free & paid tools and resources to help grow your small business
Shiry Benschar - Small Business Advocate

54 free & paid tools and resources to help grow your small business

Starting and running a small business can be expensive. Check out these 54 free and cheap resources that make growing your small business that much easier.
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The essentials of starting a small business : paperwork, legalities, and tax requirements
Shiry Benschar - Small Business Advocate

The essentials of starting a small business : paperwork, legalities, and tax requirements

When starting a small business make sure you file the necessary tax and legal forms to protect yourself and your business. This guide will help you get started.
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Tax deductions that every small business should know about
Shiry Benschar - Small Business Advocate

Tax deductions that every small business should know about

Ensuring that your small business maximizes every tax deduction is a vital strategy to reduce your tax payment, increase your cash flow, and keep more money in your business.
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Here's why payment approval workflows will make your small business more efficient
Shiry Benschar - Small Business Advocate

Here's why payment approval workflows will make your small business more efficient

Payment approval workflows help your small business effectively manage invoice payments, increase efficiency, save time & money and free up time to grow your business.
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New feature update: request your vendor’s payment details
Shiry Benschar - Small Business Advocate

New feature update: request your vendor’s payment details

Our latest product update lets small businesses like yours easily request vendor’s payment details, without interrupting your payment flow.
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How to get an additional 45 days to pay your business bills
Tom Johanix

How to get an additional 45 days to pay your business bills

We receive many questions from our users about how to use credit cards to increase their float for up to 45 days. Here is how.
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Is your business missing out on early payment discounts?
Tom Johanix

Is your business missing out on early payment discounts?

Many Melio users are now more easily achieving a 2% early payment discount from their vendors, without paying early. How?
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Your business’s rent could be your biggest missed opportunity to earn cash back
Tom Johanix

Your business’s rent could be your biggest missed opportunity to earn cash back

Depending on where your business is located, small businesses can expect to pay several hundred to several thousand dollars a month in rent.
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Why are many progressive small business owners paying taxes with credit cards
Tom Johanix

Why are many progressive small business owners paying taxes with credit cards

Many progressive business owners are paying taxes easily and quickly with a credit card to avoid paying interest and fees, and some are even profiting from doing so.
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How paying with a credit card helps small businesses
Tom Johanix

How paying with a credit card helps small businesses

For entrepreneur Winnie Sun, paying her contractors with a credit card is a no-brainer. “It’s all about the travel points!”
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5 reasons why your business should embrace automated payments to vendors
Tom Johanix

5 reasons why your business should embrace automated payments to vendors

If your business is still manually paying vendors, shifting to an automated system will save your business time and money almost...
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Why are US small businesses still paying with paper checks in 2019?
Tom Johanix

Why are US small businesses still paying with paper checks in 2019?

Why is the US at least a decade behind Europe when it comes to writing checks? A survey from mobile payment network, Dwolla, found that small...
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Nip cash flow woes to grow your business
Tom Johanix

Nip cash flow woes to grow your business

When it comes to running a small business, the maxim “cash is king” rings true. Cash flow is crucial to pay for inventory and keep the...
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5 reasons why small businesses should stop using checks
Tom Johanix

5 reasons why small businesses should stop using checks

US businesses seems to be something of an anomaly these days with regards to its loyalty to check writing. Even if old habits die hard, and lack...
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