Karrin Sehmbi is a content management specialist on the small-business team. She has more than a decade of editorial experience in the fields of educational publishing, content marketing and medical news. She has also held roles as a teacher and tutor. Karrin is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Education: B.A. in English from Skidmore College
The latest from Karrin
Best Credit Card Readers for iPhone
The best iPhone credit card readers accept chip and contactless payments and are cost-effective.
Best POS Hardware for Small Businesses
Everything you need to know about point-of-sale hardware so you can find the right products for your business.
Best POS Systems That Integrate With QuickBooks
A point-of-sale system might have all the features you need, but you’ll run into issues if it doesn’t connect with your accounting software.
Best Convenience Store POS Systems
The best convenience store point-of-sale systems are easy to use, include useful inventory management features and fit the specific needs of your shop.
Best Payment Processors for High-Risk Merchants
Businesses that are considered high risk may have a difficult time finding payment processors willing to work with them. Here’s a list of some of the top high-risk payment processors.
Best Bar POS Systems
Many of the notable point-of-sale providers in the restaurant space also offer great solutions for a bar POS system.
Best Stripe Competitors for Small Businesses
There are a variety of Stripe alternatives, from full-service merchant account providers to simple payment gateways.
Best Salon POS Systems and Software
Square, Clover, Lightspeed Retail and DaySmart have features and pricing especially suited for salons and spas.
The Guide to Debit Card Processing Fees
The fees associated with a debit card transaction typically involve interchange fees and payment processing fees, but these can differ based on a number of factors.
Best iPad POS Systems for Small Businesses
IPads that function as point-of-sale systems are affordable, flexible and easy to use. Here’s how to pick the right one.
Best Credit Card Readers for Android
Top options include readers from Clover, PayPal, SumUp, Square and Stripe.
Best Cash Registers for Small Businesses
An electronic cash register or POS system can ring up customers. The best choice depends on your business.
Best Grocery Store POS Systems
Learn about the seven best grocery store point-of-sale systems and the features to look for.