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Claw Street Journal

(the pinch blog)

Stay up to date with the latest from the Pinch team. Find product updates, events on near you, and our favourite highlights all in one spot.

Recent posts

The Downside of Debt Collection Agencies in Australia: A Smarter Alternative with Pinch Payments

When it comes to managing finances and ensuring the smooth flow of funds, businesses often encounter the challenge of unpaid invoices. In Australia, like in many parts of the world, entrepreneurs and companies frequently rely on debt collection agencies as a means to recover outstanding debts. However, there are significant drawbacks to this approach that you should consider.

Introducing GuruPay: An Embedded Payments Solution for WorkGuru, powered by Pinch Payments

We are pleased to introduce GuruPay, a solution developed by WorkGuru, specifically designed to streamline payment processes for WorkGuru's business customers.

Achieving Cash Flow Certainty and Why It's Important

Running a small business can be a life of pressure and stress. Balancing customer expectations, employee expectations and your own business goals is like trying to herd cats at the best of times. One of the best ways to ease the burden of managing a small business is to strive for cash flow certainty. To work on your systems and processes around cash flow in order to remove one of the heaviest burdens, lack of financial resources. 

How Late Payment Can Cripple Your Business

At Pinch we take direct aim at the late payment problem that so many businesses suffer through. Late payment can cause more issues than meets the eye.

Direct Debit Timings - and Why They Can Take So Long!

The first thing to know about direct debit (bank) payments is that they are not instant.

Scheduled Outage January 25th

Due to important infrastructure updates the Pinch Payments platform will be offline from 7pm on January 25th (tonight) until 12pm January 26th (tomorrow), Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

5 Unique Scenarios for Using Direct Debit to Collect More Payments

Wondering whether your business could operate on direct debit? The short answer is yes. Direct debit is not just for subscriptions and ongoing service businesses. Every business can and should take advantage of it.

5 Things Pinch Can Do To Help You Manage Payments Better

So you wanted a credit card payment option added to your invoices and you set up Pinch. But there's a lot more to Pinch than meets the eye. This article is written for new customers to show you some of the ways that Pinch has helped other customers. Read on!

How to Get Customers to Commit to Pre-Approved Direct Debit

Having every customer on pre-approved direct debit is a dream state for many small businesses. Imagine being able to raise an invoice for a customer and it gets paid on the due date with no fuss, every time. No chasing late or overdue payments. The time saving on the recovery side alone makes it worth doing for businesses that have a large client base.

How to Accept Credit Card Payments for Small Business

Accepting credit card payments is a pivotal move for small business owners seeking to enhance their cash flow. This not only simplifies the payment process for customers but also accelerates fund transfers. In this comprehensive guide, we'll elucidate how small business owners can seamlessly integrate credit card payment processing into their operations with the assistance of Pinch Payments.

Get the most from XeroCon as an Exhibitor

September 2022 marks our third XeroCon and though it felt a little different than previous years, it was our most successful yet. I've written a few thoughts about what to expect and how to get the most from exhibiting at #XeroCon.

Invoice issued notification is here!

We have added a nifty new feature that monitors your Xero, MYOB or QuickBooks account and automatically sends an invoice issued notification to your customer.

5 payment trends to keep an eye on in 2022

If you want to begin the year on the right foot, here are five payment trends to watch and consider adopting in your business.

The best tech stack for maintenance businesses

With only so many hours in the day, you have to really work smart to get things done while your business grows. That’s where having the right tech stack makes all the difference.

The ultimate list of cash flow, payment and small business stats for 2021

43 Small business cash flow and payment statistics from 2021 to learn and grow from.

5 cash flow management tools for businesses in 2023

Want to get a handle on your cash flow? We've rounded up five cash flow management tools with the features and functionality businesses need in 2023.

Industry focus on wholesale payments

In this post we will focus on how Pinch can help a wholesaler using Xero to improve cashflow and reduce time spent chasing late paying customers.

Pinch Payments November Update

A quick insight into what the Pinch team have been up to in November 2020. We've got Payment Plans selectable from invoice page, some new email branding and a great new invoice financing partner.

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