Veem’s top 10 articles of 2019

2019 is drawing to a close. A lot has happened this year, including some great things that we might have forgotten. So, this is the perfect time to look back at some of our favorite pieces on the Veem blog to remember them by. It wasn’t easy to choose just ten. Each and every one of our articles presents an opportunity to connect with people interested in payments, technology, and business development from all over the world. They’re an opportunity to draw people in, and educate business owners on their financials.

That said, in one way or another, the following ten articles gave just a little extra to our readers. Whether it be through the fascinating discussion we generated or joined, the research put in, or the unique knowledge we managed to pass on, these articles are definitely ones we’ll remember. At least until next year.

1. 3 payment methods that hurt small businesses

There’s no question that getting paid is a good thing. It’s probably even a great thing. So it may come as a surprise that if you aren’t paid properly, incoming cash can actually hurt your business, large or small.

Receiving (and sending) inefficient payments over and over again can make a real dent in your earnings. You fall short of what you thought you were going to pull in, and can’t seem to figure out why.

Find out which payment methods to avoid, why they can stunt your growth, how to replace them, and how that might maximize your efficiency and earnings.

2. How much money can Veem save for your business?

Are you fed up with general marketing messages that tell you how awesome a product is, while avoiding the details? Well, this piece is the opposite of that.

In this article, we show you how much money you can save for your business by switching to Veem for your payment needs. Granted, it’s not always possible to put an exact dollar value to a service. While Veem saves businesses money with efficient, wire fee-free payments with great exchange rates, it’s hard to quantify the value of a seamless experience. Not to toot our own horn. But, we gave it a shot.

This article gives you a pretty good idea on your business’ potential savings by using Veem.

3. How Veem helped me get Totally Booked!

We love getting feedback from our clients. We constantly develop and improve our services, and we’re grateful for any input from our clients. But, even more importantly, we truly care about helping our clients and love to hear how we’ve managed to make their lives easier.

That’s why we were over the moon when our amazing client, Kelly Gonsalves offered to share her experience with Veem. Read her insightful article to find out how Kelly used our service to grow her business, Totally Booked Bookkeeping.

4. Benefits of outsourcing for your business

Outsourcing is a topic many businesses approach cautiously. Hiring outside help may seem like a daunting task, but with careful research, outsourcing can bring huge advantages to your business.

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5. Why bank wires are lame

No business can avoid sending money, bank wires are an almost everyday occurrence in a small business’ life. However, bank wires are causing a lot of problems for small business owners, some you might not even be aware of.

Find out what pain points most small businesses have with bank wires, and how to avoid them.

6. How we got here: a timeline of the US-China trade war

Not a day goes by without some kind of news on the US-China trade war. The news was practically flooded with it in 2019, though it seems to have tapered off lately, fingers crossed.

Tired of trying to keep up with it? No problem. Our timeline provides a complete overview of all the things that have happened so far. Refresh your memory on all related past events, and find out how it is affecting your business.

7. Veem and Zapier: fully integrated payments at your fingertip

We’re always happy to spread the word about our newest features, service offerings, and integrations, which is why we were overjoyed to let the world know about our Zapier integration.

The Veem Zap allows our clients to integrate our service with over 1,500 other apps, streamlining their operations and saving time and money for their businesses. Read our article to find out how the Veem Zap works and how it can simplify your finances.

8. 5 important leadership characteristics to avoid

Becoming a strong leader is a long process that involves a lot of learning. But many small business owners, especially those just starting out, have to take up the mantle almost overnight.

Many leaders make the mistake of adopting characteristics of leaders they’ve seen or worked under. Sometimes their methods work, but sometimes they don’t. Leadership shouldn’t be monkey see, monkey do.

While it doesn’t replace the regular learning curve and won’t instantly turn you into the best leader the world has ever seen, it gives you crucial advice on what to avoid if you want to become a successful leader.

9. What Uber, Airbnb, Venmo, and business payments have in common

Our world is a network. Everything is connected, and businesses that recognize this have a better chance of making it big. Just look at Uber, Airbnb and Venmo. These companies, like Veem, have discovered the advantages of the relationship and network-based business models.

Read our article to find out what exactly a relationship-model looks like, and the benefits this model can bring to your business.

10. The future of payments

Payments are an ever-evolving industry. Just a decade ago, who would’ve thought we’d be paying with our phones? At Veem, we’re dedicated to providing seamless payments to our clients, which is why we’re constantly looking to keep up with and lead innovations in the industry.

Read our article on the future of payments and discover what the industry has in store for businesses in 2020 and beyond.

Conclusion

Do you agree with us? Are these the absolute best articles we published on the Veem blog? Or do you have other favorites? Or is this the first article you’ve read That would be awkward.

Let us know what you liked and disliked about this year’s content. Your feedback helps us create better, more resourceful pieces for our audience. Which is you, so.

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