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Credit Card Processing: More Than a Basic Tool

By |2019-07-10T04:06:36+00:00July 17th, 2019|Credit Card Processing|

Credit card processing is essential for every business, especially since more and more customers prefer to pay with plastic. But did you know that these credit card processing services can be much more than a machine to swipe the credit cards? When you see the monthly statement come through, you will be happy to know

3 Payment Processing Industry Problems to Avoid

By |2019-07-10T04:06:30+00:00July 10th, 2019|Credit Card Security|

Are you making any of these common problems with the payment processing system in your business? Sometimes business owners are too trusting of the payment processing providers, which could cost time and money in the future. Unfortunately, there are shady service providers, making it a challenge for business owners to find reputable services to use.

Use Caution if a Merchant Offers 1% Credit Card Processing Rates

By |2019-06-10T14:11:48+00:00June 17th, 2019|Credit Card Processing|

Are you a business owner who is concerned about credit card processing rates cutting into your profit margins? While it is important to evaluate your expenses and avoid unnecessary fees, certain costs are essential to keep your business running. Credit card processing fees fall into this category. Scam Phone Calls The confusion about credit card

Why Every Business Needs to Accept Credit Card Payments

By |2019-06-10T14:11:41+00:00June 10th, 2019|Credit Card Processing|

“Cash is king” is a term that is often used in business. While it is important to have the cash flow for business expenses, you need to know that your customers often don’t want to pay with cash. In fact, running a cash-based business is likely hurting your sales because customers are choosing to shop

3 Things to Know About Contactless Payments

By |2019-05-10T05:17:06+00:00May 17th, 2019|Credit Card Processing, Uncategorized|

As technology advances, we’ve seen changes in the way payments are processed. One of the most recent developments is the use of contactless payments, sometimes called “tap and pay.” This trend in the credit card processing industry might be one of the most notable changes that business owners need to watch. Here are a few

EMV 101: What Merchants Need to Know

By |2019-05-10T05:17:00+00:00May 10th, 2019|Credit Card Processing, Uncategorized|

The credit card industry has shifted to using cards with EMV chips in recent years, as a way to improve security and reduce the risk of fraudulent transactions and chargebacks. Is your company using a credit card processing system that utilizes the full benefits of EMV security? Why EMV is Essential If your credit card

Why Businesses Need to Pay for Credit Card Processing Services

By |2019-04-10T13:35:03+00:00April 17th, 2019|Credit Card Processing|

Even though a credit card processing service might seem like an extra expense, it is important to look at the upside benefits that are available for your business. In fact, accepting credit card payments is an essential aspect for business owners in our modern economy. Here are a few reasons why it is essential that

How to Build Customer Loyalty Through a POS System

By |2019-04-10T13:35:03+00:00April 10th, 2019|Credit Card Security|

Not only will a quality credit card processing system ensure security for your business. But the right Point of Sale (POS) system is essential in enduring loyalty with your customers. In the past, POS systems were designed to accept payments through a standalone terminal. Now, technology makes it possible for POS systems to do much

4 Chargeback Prevention Tips

By |2019-04-10T13:35:03+00:00March 19th, 2019|Credit Card Processing|

In our last article, we discussed common causes of chargebacks. Now that you have a better understanding of why chargebacks happen, it is time to implement an effective system to reduce the risk of chargebacks. Prevention is essential to reduce the risk of losing money in your business. The best way you can fight chargebacks

4 Root Causes for Chargebacks

By |2019-04-10T13:35:03+00:00March 5th, 2019|Credit Card Security|

Chargebacks can be both frustrating and costly for your business. It is essential to offer credit card payment options, and you can expect that chargebacks will come with this service. But it doesn’t mean that you have no control over the chargebacks that happen to your account. A chargeback happens when the customer contacts their