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Here come the girls!

As today marks International Women’s Day, we thought this would be the perfect chance to acknowledge all those women out there who are killing it in the business world – including the kick-ass females on our own team. Forbes reported at the end of last year that one third of high-growth businesses are now run […]

Customer Spotlight: Julie & Tash

This month Julie, from mother and daughter duo Julie & Tash, is in our customer spotlight. At Julie and Tash, we help highly sensitive people manage their energetic boundaries so they don’t burn out trying to help everyone else at the expense of their own wellbeing. We sell coaching, books, card decks and meditation programs on […]

Customer Spotlight: Wendy from Orange Grove

This month, Wendy from Orange Grove luxury candles and bath products based in New Zealand is in our Customer Spotlight.  Orange Grove was born in a real orange grove in Kerikeri, Northland, NZ about six years ago and we’re now located in another happy orange grove in Christchurch. Two years ago – when Covid and chronic arthritic […]

How eco-friendly is your business?

It seems like everyone is talking about sustainability these days; whether it be world leaders debating how to tackle climate change, supermarkets making paper bags more readily available or even schoolkids learning how to grow their own veggies. One thing is for sure, if your business is eco-conscious it is guaranteed to look good to […]

Keep your business ‘appy

Whether you’re a small independent business, a franchise or a side-hustler, it’s likely that you’re using apps and other digital methods to keep that cash flow coming. It could be anything from updating Instagram, creating invoices in Xero or sending out an e-newsletter to your thousands of adoring subscribers through Mailchimp. Gone are the days […]

Customer spotlight: Peter from Wire Industrial & Marine

Welcome to the first of our customer spotlights. This month we’d like to introduce you to Peter from Wire Industrial and Marine based in New South Wales, Australia. I first started to use PayNow when PayPal shut down its credit card payment solution for use by tradies. When looking for a solution, I came across PayNow. PayNow has […]

Announcing PayNowlink

The team at PayNow are continuing to develop easy and affordable payment solutions for all of our customers. We are pleased to announce our latest app PayNowlink which allows you to send your customer a link to pay online for anything, in a single tap! This is a global payment solution accepting visa, mastercard, amex, applepay, googlepay and more, in 135 currencies and in 14 […]

Cash Flow Equals Business Success

Many people believe that profit equals success in business, but in fact, it’s good cash flow management that will keep your business running effectively in the long term. Maintaining enough cash flow will allow you to have enough working capital to operate through the quiet times and will influence your future spending decisions and the […]

Digital and mobile payment trends in 2020

As a society we are continuing to transition from physical cash to various digital payment methods. As this develops many new trends will appear and disappear. From a business perspective it is highly convenient to collect payments via digital or mobile technology instantly when a product or service is sold. It provides a fast, secure, […]

Why social media is important for small business

Despite the popularity of social media channels many businesses remain without a social media presence. For some this may be a purposeful decision and for others it may be a lost opportunity. Social media channels provide a unique and often low-cost way to connect with existing customers and reach out to new customer networks. It […]