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November 19, 2021

Everything you need to know about virtual cards: A resource roundup.

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Laura Slauson
Laura Slauson
Everything you need to know about virtual cards: A resource roundup.Everything you need to know about virtual cards: A resource roundup.

The visibility and control created by software-backed virtual cards transforms Accounts Payable departments. We’ve heard it from our customers, and we’ve seen it in action.

If you’d like to learn how virtual cards can improve your AP processes, check out this list of our 10 favorite blogs, webinars, case studies, and industry resources that showcase the many ways virtual cards make life easier for AP teams.

1. How smart accounts payable teams make money with this virtual card hack.

Blog: When a virtual card program is on the same platform as a bill payments platform, savvy AP teams can strategically pay bills with virtual cards, thus earning cash back for each bill they pay.

2. How virtual cards reduce the hidden costs of compromised corporate credit cards.

Blog: Credit card fraud is rising, but virtual cards offer protection. Find out how they protect you from dealing with the hassles and expense of compromised cards, and how even physical corporate cards are safer when backed by spend management software. 

3. Life hacks: Why remote teams love virtual cards.

Blog: Virtual cards give remote teams the visibility they need. This blog looks at some before-and-after situations in our new world of remote work, and how virtual cards make things easier for the people spending money and the people tracking that spend.  

4. 12 questions to ask when evaluating software-enabled virtual cards.

Blog: There’s a lot of new players in the virtual card market. Here are some questions to ask to ensure you do your due diligence to find the best program for your needs. 

5. How to boost your employee benefits program with virtual cards.

Blog: Virtual cards aren’t just for employees making the purchases they need to do their jobs. With some creative thinking, they can also play a role in employee benefits programs. 

6. How card issuers can transform amid digital transformation.

Article: Where do traditional card providers fit in, and how can they adapt to the increasing popularity of virtual cards? Ernst and Young takes a look at the big picture. 

7. Why virtual cards are taking over the world.

Webinar: Watch Airbase Account Executive Aaron Hund’s webinar on how modern finance teams can gain visibility and control through virtual cards.

8. When is a virtual card the best payment method?

Blog: When payments can be made by virtual card or physical corporate card, as well as by ACH, check, wire, or vendor credit, which payment method is best? This blog walks through the points to consider.

9. Global payments 2021: Transformation amid turbulent undercurrents.

Report: McKinsey takes a deep dive into the state of payment networks around the globe in 2021. Although not exclusively focused on virtual cards, this report does an excellent job of summarizing the challenges and transitions faced by the payments industry. 

10. Doximity and Airbase: The ease of combining corporate cards, bill payments, and approvals onto a single platform.

Case study: Find out how Doximity, the largest medical network in the US, used virtual cards as part of a consolidated spend management platform and got back 60 hours each month they were spending on manual tasks. 

Schedule a demo to learn more about Airbase’s virtual cards and how they can help solve common AP pain points!

Laura Slauson
Laura Slauson

About Airbase

Airbase offers a one platform solution to manage all non-payroll spend. It provides oversight and control over spending with real-time reporting and automatic syncing directly to your general ledger. Control all paymentsphysical cards, virtual cards, ACH, and checks – from one place. Close faster. Empower employees. Control spend.

To learn more about Airbase, contact us for a product demo.
Laura Slauson
Laura Slauson
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