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FG Philosophy & News, Receivables Management, Small Business Owner's Guide

Begin with The End in Mind: Be Upfront About Your AR Policy

Getting paid what your company is owed may sound like a simple and straightforward endeavor, but the reality is that 64% of small businesses experience financial stress or struggles due to late payments. How can this be? As the makers…

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FG Philosophy & News, Small Business News

News: Intuit Ends QuickBooks Remote Access Service

Though small businesses may be slow to adopt cloud technology, the rest of the world is not. Given Intuit’s recent focus on cloud accounting, it certainly doesn’t surprise us that they are ending their remote access service. This was a…

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FG Philosophy & News, Trends

6 Changes Around the Office to Improve Morale

Unhappy employees make for an unhappy company. Decreased productivity (and the attendant costs), more sick days, increased turnover (and that associated cost)…the downsides to dissatisfied workers are many—and expensive. But it seems like keeping them happy can be expensive, too!…

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FG Philosophy & News, Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Owner's Guide

Why Small Conferences Are Better

We here at Funding Gates attend a lot of conferences throughout the year. Some are focused on small businesses, others on accountants, and still more are for our own education about being the best small business finance platform we can…

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Accountants, FG Philosophy & News, Money, Small Business Owner's Guide

In Honor of #XeroCon15: All About Xero’s New Find and Recode Feature

Last month, Xero released its newest update, including the long-awaited Find and Recode feature. The new tool is designed to help bookkeepers and accountants save time, increase efficiency, and improve accuracy. Although a similar feature has been available on the QuickBooks…

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FG Philosophy & News

Announcing Our #SNH15 Party Contest!

Are you going to Scaling New Heights 2015? Enter our Big Easy Party contest to win all the essentials to a rock’n good time in New Orleans! To Enter: Just tell a business owner you know about your Accounts Receivable…

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FG Philosophy & News, HR, Small Business News

Small Business News: Engaging and Retaining Employees

We’ve written a fair amount about how retaining your employees is one of the most cost-effective things you can do for your small business, and this point is consistently backed-up by some of the smartest and most successful corporate brands…

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FG Philosophy & News, Receivables Management

Announcing NEW Small Business Tools [Free!]

We’re proud to announce our newly re-vamped Small Business Resources section, plus all new, redesigned resources and guides! We’ve loaded it up with tons of free tools and resources to make you more successful. As AR experts we hope to…

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FG Philosophy & News, Money, Receivables Management

Collection Strategies for the Most Common Types of Delinquent Customers

43% of small businesses have customers who are 90+ days past due on payments, and almost every small business will have at least 1 past due customer, at some point. According to recent research from Dun & Bradstreet, businesses are…

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FG Philosophy & News

The Experts Say: The Advantages of Cloud Computing Are Growing Fast

According to a new study from consulting firm Emergent Research and financial software company Intuit, cloud computing is on trend to revolutionize the way America does small business. The study believes the percentage of U.S. small businesses using cloud technology is…

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