Melio’s small business holiday gift guide

Melio’s small business holiday gift guide

We’ve got the ultimate holiday gift guide for you, with unique hand-picked gifts from small businesses from across the U.S. that we love supporting.
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You can now use Melio to pay your international vendors

You can now use Melio to pay your international vendors

The new international payments feature allows you to pay vendors overseas through our existing, seamless online process.
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Payments
The story behind Melio’s Small Business Season

The story behind Melio’s Small Business Season

Get a behind the scenes look at why Melio’s Small Business Season campaign was created and the steps that guided more businesses to success.
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News
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What are accounts payable? The business owner’s basic guide

What are accounts payable? The business owner’s basic guide

Accounts payable are the total short-term debt your business owes to creditors for services or goods you purchased but have not paid for.
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Finance
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Payments
6 last-minute sales-boosting Black Friday marketing ideas

6 last-minute sales-boosting Black Friday marketing ideas

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, here are some last-minute Black Friday strategies that can give your business that extra holiday boost.
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3 ways to make your clients not just content, but happy

3 ways to make your clients not just content, but happy

Clients expect their accountants to “walk the extra mile” for them. Here’s how to make sure your clients feel that way about you.
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Accountants
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Tips
What’s the difference between EFT and ACH payments?

What’s the difference between EFT and ACH payments?

Handling the finances for your business, you may feel like you have to carry a dictionary just to keep up with all the jargon and buzzwords you hear flying around. We’re here to sort them out.
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Finance
Don’t let your vendor payments get stuck in the holiday rush hour traffic

Don’t let your vendor payments get stuck in the holiday rush hour traffic

Businesses who use traditional check delivery methods during the holiday season risk late payments. Here’s how to make sure your payments arrive on time.
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Payments
How digital bill payment solutions help maximize cash flow

How digital bill payment solutions help maximize cash flow

Digital bill payment solutions can help businesses strike the right balance to maintain a positive cash flow and good financial health.
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Finance
Why You Should Accept ACH Payments

Why You Should Accept ACH Payments

Getting paid for what you do is just as important as what you do. Understanding how Automated Clearing House payments work can benefit your business.
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Payments
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Finance
5 benefits of a digital bill payment solution

5 benefits of a digital bill payment solution

Digital bill payment can keep your business cash flow in the green, while allowing you to track and manage every payment and receipt.
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Payments
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Tips
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Finance
5 expert tips to start building your small business’s social media strategy

5 expert tips to start building your small business’s social media strategy

Social media is a powerful, accessible and inexpensive tool for SMB marketing and brand promotion, but it requires basic knowledge and strategization.
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Should businesses continue to tolerate late payments?

Should businesses continue to tolerate late payments?

A recent Melio survey confirms that late payments hurt the small business ecosystem. The good news is that technology can help avoid them altogether.
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News
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Payments
6 pointers that will help determine whether your small business needs an accountant

6 pointers that will help determine whether your small business needs an accountant

An accountant or a bookkeeper can work wonders for your business. Here’s how to decide if you need one.
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Finance
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Payments
Introducing the Team Dashboard to better manage your accounting team

Introducing the Team Dashboard to better manage your accounting team

Add team members, assign them to clients, and manage roles & permissions, all from the new Team Dashboard
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Accountants
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Product
Your receivables now sync with leading accounting software

Your receivables now sync with leading accounting software

A recently launched tool lets Melio Get Paid users sync AR with QuickBooks Desktop, FreshBooks, and QuickBooks Online.
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Product
How to choose the right accountant for your business

How to choose the right accountant for your business

The right accounting professional can do a lot for the success and growth of your business. This guide will help you make the best choice.
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Melio is coming to Denver to expand customer support

Melio is coming to Denver to expand customer support

We’re launching our new western headquarters in Colorado to enhance the support network we provide our users across all time zones and geographies.
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SMB tips: Not all ACH payment providers are created equal

SMB tips: Not all ACH payment providers are created equal

Making and accepting payments via ACH has become the norm for SMBs. The choice of the right ACH payment provider can save your business time and money.
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Finance
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Payments
8 low-cost ways to increase your firm’s security

8 low-cost ways to increase your firm’s security

Eight easy and low-cost tips for accountants to protect their clients’ and firm’s information, many of which can be implemented today.
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Accountants
Technology helps Martin’s Pretzels rebuild after a devastating fire

Technology helps Martin’s Pretzels rebuild after a devastating fire

When Martin’s Pretzels’ bakery burned to the ground last December, the Martins lost a business that had been in their family for four generations.
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News
How digital tools can turn accounts payable pains into gains

How digital tools can turn accounts payable pains into gains

Digital tools can help relieve some of the most common pains of managing your accounts payable.
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Payments
Why you should offer AP/AR services to your clients

Why you should offer AP/AR services to your clients

Accountants and bookkeepers offering AP & AR services to their small business clients have plenty to gain from it.
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Accountants
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Tips
How to strategically price your accounting services

How to strategically price your accounting services

Pricing methodology is a tough nut to crack, and it impacts more than your profitability. That is why it has to be done right.
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Accountants
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Tips
What are the advantages of ACH payments and are they safe?

What are the advantages of ACH payments and are they safe?

ACH transfers make payments simple and efficient, yet 42% of small business owners still use checks to pay their business bills.
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Payments
From brick & mortar to remote: are you  doing it right?

From brick & mortar to remote: are you doing it right?

With 81% of firms anticipating an increase in remote work, remote accounting is here to stay. those who don’t join the revolution, risk getting left behind
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Accountants
Is your accounting firm ready for the post-pandemic world?

Is your accounting firm ready for the post-pandemic world?

The accounting profession has changed during the pandemic and firms would be wise to strategize for the new normal, rather than rely on inertia.
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Accountants
10 must-know tips for your business from accounting professionals

10 must-know tips for your business from accounting professionals

We asked accountants and bookkeepers to share their no. 1 financial tips for SMBs, and picked out the best of the best. Here’s what they had to say
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Tips
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Finance
Customer Spotlight: SolarKal smooths the transition to solar energy

Customer Spotlight: SolarKal smooths the transition to solar energy

As the world celebrates Earth Day, SolarKal helps U.S. organizations mitigate the environmental impact of traditional power sources every day.
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News
What metrics can help small businesses owners to assess financial health

What metrics can help small businesses owners to assess financial health

There are a few key indicators that small business owners need to take into consideration in order to maintain financial health.
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Finance
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Tips
4 surefire tips for accountants and bookkeepers to up their referral game

4 surefire tips for accountants and bookkeepers to up their referral game

Referrals are a powerful tool for accountants and bookkeepers to acquire new clients. That is why mastering referrals should be a top priority.
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Accountants
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Tips
9 must-have tools for virtual bookkeepers and accountants

9 must-have tools for virtual bookkeepers and accountants

By adopting new virtual tools firms were able to achieve improvements in efficiency and make daily tasks easier, and more seamless
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Accountants
Top 6 accounts payable trends for 2021

Top 6 accounts payable trends for 2021

It’s no wonder that accounts payable solutions are benefiting from digitization, which is making business finance simpler and more efficient
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Accountants
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Payments
Customer spotlight: two women out to diversify the wine industry

Customer spotlight: two women out to diversify the wine industry

The wine industry is predominantly male and lacking in diversity. Rania Zayyat and Holly Berrigan are two female wine professionals who set out to change the status quo.
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News
Black History Month panel highlights the resilience of Black women business owners

Black History Month panel highlights the resilience of Black women business owners

Black women business owners rely on their communities and their own resilience to weather the pandemic
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News
3 steps every accountant must take to drive client retention

3 steps every accountant must take to drive client retention

Client retention is key to your firm’s success. Taking these three steps will help you promote client satisfaction and retention and reduce the chances of them walking out the door.
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Accountants
How to create an effective content marketing strategy

How to create an effective content marketing strategy

If your business has a website or a Facebook page, it already has a content marketing strategy. Now, you just have to make the most of it.
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Tips
Why it pays to share your business wins

Why it pays to share your business wins

Communicating your success with staff, customers, and vendors has some surprising benefits that will keep your business flourishing.
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Was 2020 the year US small businesses dumped paper checks?

Was 2020 the year US small businesses dumped paper checks?

Data collected by Melio shows Covid-19 boosted small businesses’ uptake of digital payments, with a significant drop in the number of paper checks mailed to vendors.
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News
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Payments
4 ways to crisis-proof your business in 2021

4 ways to crisis-proof your business in 2021

No matter what the new year throws at you, sticking to these top resolutions will keep your business running like clockwork.
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Know what sells & when: top seasonal trends for 2021

Know what sells & when: top seasonal trends for 2021

If you’re on the fence about your inventory for the coming year, this seasonal guide will walk you through the shopping and advertising trends expected for the next 12 months.
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Accounting in 2025: what does the future hold for accountants?

Accounting in 2025: what does the future hold for accountants?

We took upon ourselves the challenging task of trying to predict the future trends of accounting in the year 2025, from AI integration, through cloud technology and remote work, to the blockchain revolution.
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Accountants
2020: A year of heroes in small business

2020: A year of heroes in small business

During the past year, everyone at Melio has been struck by the extent to which our customers have demonstrated a drive to innovate and adapt, writes Melio Co-Founder and COO Ziv Paz
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Small Business Season: our way to give back

Small Business Season: our way to give back

To help small businesses boost sales during this strange holiday season, we asked our customers to let us promote their special holiday offers on our website and social media channels.
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News
Mom and pop go digital: how Covid-19 led small businesses to embrace new tech

Mom and pop go digital: how Covid-19 led small businesses to embrace new tech

As a company whose mission is to help keep small businesses in business, we commissioned a survey to learn how American SMBs managed to cope with the extreme challenges presented by the passing year.
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Finance