All posts by Mary Elliott |

As a featured SmartPayments contributor and marketing intern at Bottomline Technologies, Mary Elliott brings a unique perspective with her diverse background in the technology, marketing, and non-profit industries. She is simultaneously pursuing a BS in advertising with a minor in technical writing at Kent State University.

Best Practices to Prevent Late Payments

The rising numbers of late payments and the cascading impact that results are of growing concern, especially for small to mid-sized businesses. Getting to the root of why suppliers are frequently on the receiving end...

/ September 24, 2020
Transforming B2B Payments

Transforming B2B Payments in Today’s Environment

There is certainly no shortage of opportunities when it comes to transforming B2B payments. The future of payments can seem unpredictable these days and as technologies adapt to unforeseen challenges, new and innovative ways of...

/ September 17, 2020
Managing Cash Flow

Tips for Managing Cash Flow During Times of Crisis

As the future of payments moves toward a cashless society, your organization needs to adapt and prepare for effective cash management. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need for electronic payments, and it is important to...

/ September 1, 2020
financial business continuity

Financial Business Continuity: Staying Ahead of the Recovery Curve

Securing financial business continuity during a time of economic uncertainty can be a challenge, but along with that challenge comes the opportunity to prepare your organization for a future of digitalization. Based on responses from...

/ August 25, 2020
Managing cashflow

Small Business Essentials for Managing Cashflow in 2020

When planning for the future of your small business, it’s important to assess your biggest areas of concern and determine where you should invest in to drive efficiency. Out of 400+ small business owners surveyed...

/ August 20, 2020
reality of cyber crime

A Guide to Surviving the Reality of Cyber Crime

The reality of cyber crime is this: fraudsters are constantly honing the approaches and strategic tactics with the intent to break through the fraud prevention measures at organizations. Although 93% of small firms take steps...

/ August 11, 2020
payments fraud
cyber security mindset

Adopting the Right Cyber Security Mindset Can Protect Your Organization Against Fraud

When it comes to cyber security, it’s important to think of implementing fraud prevention procedures as an essential investment for your organization, rather than a ‘nice to have’. Having the right cyber security mindset will...

/ July 28, 2020
secure your business

4 Steps to Help Secure Your Business in the Fight Against Fraud

There is no doubt many businesses are being pushed to adjust and make changes as COVID-19 sweeps the payments landscape. Fraud was prevalent before the pandemic, and now with fraudsters adjusting business payment scams to...

/ July 21, 2020
business continuity measures

Taking the Right Business Continuity Measures Now Positions Your Business for Future Success

Maximizing digitalization and rethinking current processes are more important now than ever before for businesses to run smoothly during disruptive times. It’s important for your business to find the right automation partner to assist in...

/ July 16, 2020