Every business owner knows that getting paid is where the rubber hits the road. Without cash flow, it isn’t a business; it’s a hobby. But while payment in some form or another is the most necessary part of commerce, payment methods have changed dramatically over time. From the tedious and time-consuming chaos of barter systems to the seamless speed of mobile payments, transactions have come a long way.
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