Heartland resource center
Get the latest payments, point of sale and payroll industry tips and trends to help start, run and grow a remarkable business.
Heartland vs. RUN Powered by ADP®: A comparison of payroll solutions for small businesses
Finding the best payroll software for your business can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created this comparison between two leading payroll solutions — Heartland and RUN Powered by ADP®.
The ultimate guide to a successful Small Business Saturday®
Move over Black Friday: If you’re a small business, Small Business Saturday® is your day to shine! This tradition is becoming more popular and profitable every year, so let’s get you prepped for your day in the spotlight.
What’s the difference between a cash register and POS system?
Ring up sales, take payments, print receipts…on the surface, cash registers and POS systems do essentially the same thing, right? The similarities actually get pretty sparse from there. Let’s dive into the critical differences between the two, and how to choose the right one for your business.
6 digital payment types your small business needs to succeed
Innovation in fintech is constant. But separating the hype from the must-haves is crucial. Discover the six digital payments tools you need to succeed, and the ones you can live without (for now).
5 benefits the best payroll services provider should deliver for you
While payroll and HR are not the most glamorous aspects of a business, managing them well is crucial to the success of your business. See how partnering with the right provider gives you the tools to win.
Heartland Holiday Hub
Welcome to our small business holiday resource center! Dive into these checklists, guides, downloadables and more to secure your best holiday season yet. And don’t worry — it’s never too late to get started.
Should small businesses consider going cashless?
Some small businesses think they’ve found a quick way to ease inflation’s grip: Cut costs by only accepting cash. It’s true this could impact their bottom line. But not in the way they think.
DOL proposes rule changing who counts as an independent contractor
The US Department of Labor’s proposed rule aims to change how independent contractors are classified under federal law. Learn what that could mean for small business owners and what’s next.
How entrepreneurs are leveraging the gig economy
The gig economy isn’t all ridesharing or food delivery. Small businesses can leverage gig workers as subject matter experts for freelance projects to grow their business — and not their overhead expenses.
Embracing the future of work in your restaurant
If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that keeping your doors open through a pandemic, hiring crisis, recession threats and supply chain disruptions requires entrepreneurs to always be a step ahead — and that starts with having the right technology.
How innovative payments built into POS systems are changing the restaurant industry
Restaurant technology has come a long way the last few decades — and even further in the last few years. Modern payments and point of sale systems are no longer a nice-to-have, but rather a key ingredient to success. It’s a good thing, too, because the benefits for customers, employees and inventory are endless.
Last minute holiday marketing ideas for small businesses
Looking for last-minute traffic-boosting ideas that will help you finish the year strong? You still have time to implement some of our favorite small business marketing ideas.
PCI DSS compliance: Is hiring a service provider worth it?
Wondering if tackling PCI DSS compliance is something you can DIY? Or if hiring a service provider to help is really the way to go? Learn what to expect if you go it alone and how the right vendor should make it all easier.
Offer a thoughtful curbside pickup experience for holiday shoppers
Don’t let little curbside pickup mistakes tank your customer experience. Check out our six recommendations to fast-track your small business’ success — just in time for the holiday rush.
How to triple your holiday gift card sales
Gift cards top the list of what consumers say they plan to spend the most on this holiday season. They don’t always sell themselves though, so here are some steps you can take to increase gift card sales this month and beyond.