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5 Cyber Monday promotion ideas for e-commerce sellers

5 Cyber Monday promotion ideas for e-commerce sellers

With ten billion dollars in online sales predicted for Cyber Monday in 2020, e-retailers cannot afford to ignore this unofficial shopping holiday. Here are 5 promotion ideas you can whip up in time for the festivities, whether you are new to e-commerce or a seasoned e-retailer.
5 marketing ideas for Thanksgiving you can still implement in time for the weekend

5 marketing ideas for Thanksgiving you can still implement in time for the weekend

Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest shopping seasons in the US. So, now is the time to pump up your marketing efforts for the holidays, to make sure you don’t miss out on growth and sales opportunities.
5 ways accountants can improve their clients' cash flow with Melio

5 ways accountants can improve their clients' cash flow with Melio

Cash-flow issues are a major pain-point for business owners. Melio’s online bill-pay service provides accountants with tools to help them with the mission to improve their business clients’ cash-flow.
7 ways Melio can maximize your small business cash flow

7 ways Melio can maximize your small business cash flow

Melio is a free and simple accounts payable solution to help small businesses stay in business. Here are 7 ways how Melio can also help you maximize your cash flow.
How to grow your accounting practice by choosing a professional niche

How to grow your accounting practice by choosing a professional niche

Growing your accounting firm in a competitive market is always a challenge. While there are many ways of doing so, deciding to establish your practice as leading experts in a specific accounting niche may just be a game-changer for your firm.
Make it simple for small businesses to pay you

Make it simple for small businesses to pay you

Accounts receivable is the lifeblood of your business. Melio helps you to simplify payments for your B2B small business customers, and get paid faster.
10 ways to prep your business for the holidays

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.
9 reasons to manage your accounts payable online

9 reasons to manage your accounts payable online

As a small business, managing your accounts payable online can save you time, money, and help you run your business more efficiently.
Announcing Melio Accountants

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.
6 benefits of ACH payments for your small business

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

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

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.
Tax deductions that every small business should know about

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

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.
New feature update: request your vendor’s payment details

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

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.
Is your business missing out on early payment discounts?

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

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

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.
How paying with a credit card helps small businesses

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!”
5 reasons why your business should embrace automated payments to vendors

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

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...
Nip cash flow woes to grow your business

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...
5 reasons why small businesses should stop using checks

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...