Xena Mensink

Xena Mensink is the owner of Fleur Noir Marketing, a full-service marketing agency that primarily caters to female business owners who want to step up their marketing game while taking a more human approach to engage with their audience. When she's not busy running her agency, Xena enjoys rock climbing, traveling to different cities to try out Instagram-worthy cuisine, and honing her photography skills.

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Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Construction, Architect, and Building Design Firms

Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Construction, Architect, and Building Design Firms

The payment and invoicing process in the construction business can be very complex and unique compared to traditional retail businesses. Projects can be small or large, spread out over days or years, and involve working with multiple contractors. An effective platform will save businesses both time and money, taking the pain out of complex money management so you can focus on the job itself.

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Top 10 Payment Processing Solutions for Automobile Dealerships

Top 10 Payment Processing Solutions for Automobile Dealerships

A good payment processing solution can make life so much easier for a business owner and their employees. The hectic and busy atmosphere of an automobile dealership can be hard to manage even at the best of times. Before delving into the top 10 payment processing solutions for auto dealerships, it’s worth mentioning another great way for auto dealerships to save time. A typical auto dealership might take hundreds of phone calls every day.

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The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Media & Entertainment Companies

The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Media & Entertainment Companies

If you're in the business of media and entertainment, everything is moving at an extremely fast pace. Keeping up is no longer an option if you want to beat your competition and bring your business to new heights. Instead, it's all about staying ahead—the same goes for your accounting software. Let's examine the 10 best online payment and billing solutions that will help keep you one step ahead with managing your company's finances.

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The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Universities & Colleges

The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Universities & Colleges

If you're a college or university, it's probably become very evident that the old paper filing and billing system you're using just isn't going to cut it anymore. Switching over to an online payment processing solution will not only make your administrative team's lives a lot easier, it'll also bring great relief to your students, parents, and alumni. But which platform should you choose? Let's take a closer look at 10 of the best online payment and billing solutions for your educational institution.

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The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Hiring & Staffing Companies

The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Hiring & Staffing Companies

Virtually every industry in the nation is struggling with a talent shortage. The skills gap is wide and growing. Increasingly, businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations are turning to hiring and staffing companies to help them find talent. However, hiring and staffing companies face some unique challenges. This is particularly true for when it comes to billing and invoicing. It’s a convoluted system, particularly if your agency allows hirers to “trial” employees for several months before making a hiring decision, or if you offer temporary staffing. In this guide, we’ll touch on both standalone billing/invoicing software, and some of the leading hiring and staffing company management suites to help you make an informed decision that spurs business growth and success.

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Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Landscaping & Gardening Businesses

Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Landscaping & Gardening Businesses

As a landscaper, creating a beautiful, finished product is your job—wouldn't it be great if you could create beautiful invoices and get paid just as easily? Billing and payments are a struggle for several businesses, but in the world of outdoor services, many contractors find themselves without the right tools and unsure of where to turn. Forget spending a small fortune to hire a bookkeeping service or even put someone on the payroll to handle your billing and payments—with the tools on the list below, anyone can handle the job even with limited training in finance. 

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10 Best Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Home & Office Contractors: Get Paid While Getting Your Billing on Track

10 Best Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Home & Office Contractors: Get Paid While Getting Your Billing on Track

When you work as a home or office contractor, the last thing you need to worry about is missing payments or tracking down invoices. A reliable online payment and billing system can help address those issues. To help you figure out the best platform for you, we've listed out 10 of the top tools for easy online accounting that can help free up your time while giving you the reassurance you need to continue working on what matters.

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Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for E-Commerce or Retail Shops

Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for E-Commerce or Retail Shops

Finding the right payment and billing system to use for your E-commerce or retail shop is vital to ensuring a smooth transaction process for your customers. It also helps give you peace of mind knowing that you don't have to worry about payments falling through or missing out on new sales because you don't carry enough payment options at checkout. To help you navigate the best options available, we've put together 10 of the top online payment and billing tools to use for your e-commerce or retail store.

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The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Marketing & Design Agencies

The Top 10 Online Payment & Billing Solutions for Marketing & Design Agencies

Struggling to keep track of payments and expenses for your marketing or design firm? Choosing the right online payment and billing software might be the solution to streamlining your accounting procedures, giving you more time to focus on what you love.

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