Small Business

Big-picture perspectives and fresh takes from Plastiq.

Bright future for women owned businesses

Women-Owned Businesses are Succeeding During the Pandemic. Here’s Why.

Going into 2020, the 2019 American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses Report found the number of.. read more

By Hilary Wolfe

When And How Fast Will The Economy Recover? Here Are Three Economic Metrics To Watch

The economy will recover from the pandemic. There’s no doubt about that. But there is a.. read more

By Gene Marks

These Three Fintech Trends Will Impact You, And Your Business In 2021

There’s a lot going on in the financial technology (or fintech) world—things that will impact not.. read more

By Plastiq

Five Major Tech Trends Impacting Businesses in 2020

There has been a major boost in business technology trends in the year of 2020. This.. read more

By Plastiq

Four Technologies That Four Technology Experts Say Will Increase Your Cash Flow

Maybe you saw the discussion I had with John Horner, Ivan Mehta and Tom Berdan. If.. read more

By Gene Marks

This Is How Much Cash Your Business Really Needs

If there’s anything the recent economic downturn has taught us it’s that maintaining a healthy cash.. read more

By Gene Marks

Tax Tips 2020

With tax day just a few days away, here are some tips that we hope will.. read more

By Katherine Reis

Pay Early, And Five Other Ways To Make Your Suppliers Love You

When you get an emergency call from a customer who needs something right away do you.. read more

By Gene Marks

The Biggest Error Small Businesses Make About Credit Card Fees

It amazes me how, in 2020, so many small business owners don’t take advantage of credit.. read more

By Gene Marks

Getting Cash NOW From The Federal Government

Many businesses are struggling to navigate their way through the current Coronavirus pandemic. Some have been.. read more

By Gene Marks

Seven Things Business Owners are Doing in Response to Coronavirus

Published on March 13, 2020 At the time of publishing this post, the World Health Organization.. read more

By Sameer Gulati, Plastiq COO

Five Biggest Potential Risks from Coronavirus Business Owners are Monitoring

Published on March 4, 2020 Like so many around the world, as we monitor the coronavirus.. read more

By Sameer Gulati, Plastiq COO

3 Reasons to File Your Taxes Early

Many people wait to file their taxes close to the deadline, but there are good reasons.. read more

By Amanda Goldman

3 Tax Write-Offs That Work Great with Plastiq

Common Cash-Only Write-Offs Which Can Be Paid With Plastiq This information is for educational purposes only… read more

By Amanda Goldman

Should Your Amazon Business Stay Local or Go Global?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by PingPong Payments You’ve found profitable products, mastered the.. read more

By Bobby Lee

Why Did a Popular Local Business With Tons of Customers Fail?

One of the major reasons that small businesses fail is from a lack of working capital… read more

By Plastiq

First Timer’s Guide to Amazon Seller Feedback

Obtaining great seller feedback on Amazon can play a vital role in how well your product.. read more

By Bobby Lee

How to Drive External Traffic to Amazon Listings

One of the most sought after prizes in the e-commerce industry is to land a product.. read more

By Bobby Lee
Seller's discretionary earnings

Why ‘Seller’s Discretionary Earnings’ is Critical for E-Commerce Sellers to Know About

E-Commerce sellers have a lot to pay attention to, particularly when it comes to financial metrics.. read more

By Bobby Lee

Why a ‘Statement of Cash Flow’ is a Business Owner’s Best Friend

Fully understanding your cash flow can help your business grow exponentially. The first step is to.. read more

By Bobby Lee

Top 2020 Trends for Faster SMB Growth

3 emerging trends in customer behavior and how your business can adapt. Business trends come and.. read more

By mark@plastiq.com

Two Events That E-Commerce Sellers Shouldn’t Miss in NYC

If you’re an e-commerce seller, you cannot miss two big conferences coming up next week in.. read more

By mark@plastiq.com

Submit Your Inventory Order Before the Other Big Holiday

With the Chinese New Year fast approaching, many Chinese manufacturers shut down production a few weeks.. read more

By mark@plastiq.com

The Sales Tax Collector is Coming. How Should E-Commerce Sellers Prepare?

Following the Supreme Court ruling on South Dakota v. Wayfair, enforcement of sales tax laws on.. read more

By mark@plastiq.com

Are Amazon Loans Worth It?

Selling products on Amazon is a great way to make a seven-figure income (or more).  But.. read more

By mark@plastiq.com
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Amazon Sellers: Are Your Products at Risk of Being Delisted?

Amazon Sellers: Are Your Products at Risk of  Being Delisted? By Plastiq Team Convenience, but With.. read more

By mark@plastiq.com

Cash Flow is King: Edging Out the Competition as an E-Commerce Reseller

The Competition is Stiff E-commerce is booming, but with heavy-hitters like Amazon, Alibaba, and others dominating.. read more

By mark@plastiq.com

How Plastiq Can Help Restaurant Owners

As a restaurateur in a highly competitive market, serving the customer means having enough food throughout.. read more

By Amanda Goldman

How General Contractors Can Use Plastiq

Tired of high interest loans and lines of credit? As a general contractor, you know all.. read more

By Amanda Goldman

Plastiq For Your Small Business

Plastiq is a modern payments company designed to unlock access to your existing credit, so you.. read more

By Amanda Goldman

How Business Owners Can Write Off the Plastiq Fee for U.S. Tax Savings

By Janet Berry-Johnson, CPA This information is for educational purposes only. Please consult with your tax.. read more

By Bobby Lee

An Interview with our Business Customer, Hasan Hasmani

To help people better understand more about how Plastiq works and can be best utilized by.. read more

By Angie Donatoni

How to Maximize Cash-on-Hand

As we approach the holiday season, cash flow becomes a critical issue for many small businesses.. read more

By Colin Morgan

Tuesday Tip: Growing Revenue

Nearly half of all businesses with between 11 and 100 employees list growing revenue as their.. read more

By Angie Donatoni

Credit Card Float: The most valuable, least known benefit of using your credit card

Credit cards have a ton of benefits. You get points on every purchase, security on those.. read more

By Jesse Wood

What is Supply Chain Finance?

Supply chain finance is short-term credit for buyers and sellers of products used for business operation… read more

By Angie Donatoni

Guide to Business Loans and Funding

No matter your business, you require capital to operate. Whether for payroll, new equipment, inventory or.. read more

By Eliot Buchanan

Is a Business Line of Credit Right for Your Company?

In business since 1998, Paige NeJame knows that a healthy company has access to working capital… read more

By Angie Donatoni

Why Managing Cash Flow is Important to Your Business

If there’s only one number you analyze on a regular basis, make it your company’s operating.. read more

By Eliot Buchanan
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