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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

3 Tips for Reducing the Risk of Cyber Attacks Against a POS System

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

Is your Point of Sale (POS) system vulnerable to cyber attacks? Scammers are working every angle that can be found to steal information and money. In the last few years, retailers have been the target of many of these scammers. Since credit card information moves through POS systems, it makes sense that these cyber attacks

How PCI Compliance Affects Your Small Business

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

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is the basis of standards that all companies must follow in the way that credit card information is managed. These standards regulate the way businesses accept credit card payments and how the information is stored, processed, and transmitted. The goal is to maintain the safety of

What to Look for in a Credit Card Processing Provider

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

Have you decided that it’s time to enlist the services of a new credit card processing provider? Choosing payment processing services isn’t a decision that can be made with a quick Google search. Instead, you need to evaluate your payment processing needs and then determine the best services to match. These are a few essential

Retail Trends to Watch for in 2019

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

January is here, which means that many people are welcoming in the New Year with personal and business resolutions. What are your goals for 2019? As you are updating your business initiatives, it is important to keep an eye on potential trends that are anticipated this year. There’s no question that “retail therapy” is strong

Best Practices for Maintaining PCI Compliance

By |2019-04-10T13:35:03+00:00December 17th, 2018|Credit Card Security|

PCI compliance is something that should be at the top of your mind as a business owner. But this topic is often pushed to the backburner because you have more pressing matters to address. Instead of feeling worried or stressed when the topic of PCI compliance comes up, the best solution is to choose a

Credit Card Surcharging: An Effective Way to Boost Profit Margins?

By |2019-04-10T13:35:04+00:00December 10th, 2018|Credit Card Processing|

Are you worried about the way credit card fees are cutting into your business profit margins? As a small business owner, it can be stressful to keep the company running and manage your profitability. It’s not reasonable to only accept cash payments from your customers. So, what can you do to cover the percentage that