Blog

Winners of the Bento Holiday Giveaway: Dec 19-24!

By | Company News

Happy Holidays! The Bento Team wants to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Holiday Giveaway, and we’re excited to announce the final group of lucky winners, from Dec 19 – 24!   Competitive Network Management LLC, Dearborn, MI Amazon Echo Dot, 2nd Gen Lauten Construction Company, Purcellville, VA Starbucks Gift Cards ($45) OpenCollective, Inc., San Francisco, CA Amazon Fire Tablet 7 Driftwood Associates LLC, Jupiter, FL Sony wireless speaker (XB10)…

Read More

Winners of the Bento Holiday Giveaway: Dec 13-18!

By | Company News

Hope you’re having a great week! The Bento Team wants to send a big thank you to everyone who has been participating in our Holiday Giveaway, and we’re excited to announce the lucky winners from Dec 13 – 18:   Jonna Renovations LLC, Birmingham, MI Amazon Echo Dot, 2nd Gen Elite Ambulance LLC, Loveland, OH Amazon Fire TV Stick MOD Assistants LLC, Denver, CO Amazon Gift Card ($50) Alumni Construction LLC, Portland, OR Christie’s Holiday…

Read More

Winners of the Bento Holiday Giveaway: Dec 7-12!

By | Company News

Hope you’re having a great week! The Bento Team wants to send a big thank you to everyone who has been participating in our Holiday Giveaway, and we’re excited to announce the lucky winners from Dec 7 – 12:   Providence Home Care Agency, Inc., Emmaus, PA Personalized “Bento blend” coffee + mug WestBay Heating & Air Inc., Santa Clara, CA Amazon Fire Tablet 7 Golden Meadows LLC, Gaithersburg, MD Google Home Mini Venform LLC,…

Read More

Winners of the Bento Holiday Giveaway: Dec 1-6!

By | Company News

Hope you’re having a great week! The Bento Team wants to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Holiday Giveaway last week, and we’re excited to announce our first group of lucky winners:   Booklyn Inc., Brooklyn, NY Amazon Fire Tablet 7 Fire Star Home Care, Boca Raton, FL Garrett Popcorn Tin (a must-try Chicago treat!) Robustwealth LLC, Lambertville, NJ Amazon Echo Dot, 2nd Gen Mike Wright Trucking, Bakersfield, CA Google…

Read More

#RecipeForSuccess: Southern-Fried Relationships

By | Education, Guest Post, Strategy

by Richard Roppa writing for Bento for Business. Contribution to Intuit QuickBooks #RecipeForSuccess Series   Hands down!  Going into business for myself was the best move I have ever made.  I am both in charge of my own destiny and happier than I have ever been in my career.  But how do I put my thoughts into a “recipe”? On the Intuit Firm of the Future blog, I found a slew of amazing #RecipeForSuccess articles….

Read More

Bento for Business Delivers the Future of Small Business Banking

By | Company News

Bento revolutionizes small business financial services with its modular, flexible platform Chicago — October 24, 2017 — Bento for Business, the award winning provider of expense management solutions, today announced the expansion of its product line and partners as it continues to develop, with its support partners CFSB and The Bancorp Bank, its end-to-end banking services platform for small businesses. In addition to prepaid cards, Bento now offers business debit and virtual cards for companies and…

Read More

Engagement Letter Lingo – Say What You Mean!

By | Accounting, Education, Guest Post

Susan Pruskin, a Top 100 QuickBooks ProAdvisor who writes for ClockShark, created this helpful post on how to write good engagement letters. (It’s harder than you think!)   An engagement letter is an absolute necessity in any service business. Your client must know exactly what to expect from you. Words can be tricky little things, especially if they are ambiguous. Be specific to eliminate any misunderstandings. Source Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer. I don’t even play…

Read More

What Can Small Businesses Learn From Apple?

By | Education, Marketing, Small Business, Strategy

When it comes to building a successful business, it’s important to stay hungry, foolish, and inspired. There are many successful brands in the world to draw your inspiration from; however, none of them are quite as influential as Apple. While Apple has launched many successful products since its inception, the historic success of the iPhone has given the company a cult status in the global technology industry. Recently, Apple’s new release of the iPhone 8…

Read More

Brink’s Partners with Bento for Business to Transform Employee Spending and Expense Management

By | Company News

Bento to provide Brink’s customers with business debit cards tied to an easy, elegant expense management platform Brink’s and Bento for Business, the award winning provider of expense management solutions, today introduced the Brink’s Travel & Expense Debit Card. The Brink’s T+E debit card, powered by Bento, enables companies to quickly and easily set specific spending parameters for each employee and tie expenses into a complete management platform. The announcement was made on September 14th…

Read More

A Labor Day To-Do List for Small Businesses

By | Event Planning, Marketing, Small Business, Strategy

Labor Day, which coincides with the end of summer, reminds us to enjoy one more long weekend vacation, picnic or parade before the weather cools. However, the cherished holiday continues to serve an important purpose—celebrating the social and economic achievements of American workers. According to the United States Census Bureau, there are 159.8 million wage and salary workers in the country as of May 2017. For most American SMBs, Labor Day can be a chance for both reflection and transition….

Read More