thoughts, ideas, and news from the worlds of payment processing, banking,
and software integration

  • Just because there are over 1000 different rates, and numerous factors that impact the cost of accepting any given credit card, doesn’t mean you are helpless in reducing your costs. There are definitely best practices. Here are 4 ways to lower your rate when processing credit cards.

  • A Chargeback is a wicked little monster that pop it's head up every once in a while. Let BASYS help you, as the owner or manager of a business, to understand Chargebacks, and provide 6 tips to reduce your risk of credit card Chargebacks.

  • We want to extend a #teamBASYS congratulations to Hannah and Carolynne, who were both recently promoted to Relationship Manager!

  • Many companies are still unsure whether accepting business to business credit card payments is the right move. Here are the important things you need to consider.

  • Having a presence on social media is no longer a choice for banks - it’s a reality, plain and simple. Social Media in banking has become a must. Even if your bank isn’t actively tweeting, Facebooking, YouTubing, or otherwise posting on social media, rest assured that consumers are there talking about you. Get INVOLVED in that conversation.

  • We want to extend a #teamBASYS congratulations to Cari and Emma, who were both recently promoted to Lead Relationship Manager!

  • Choosing a credit card processor for your business is an extremely important decision. After all, they are handling YOUR money. What can you investigate in the due diligence process to ensure a credit card processor can deliver on those high expectations? Here are 5 things to look for...

  • EMV has been all the rage in the credit card industry for some time now. Let’s step away from the overly-complex play-by-play of a standard EMV transaction and talk about what is important: where EMV came from, how it works, and how it impacts your customers, and you, the business owner.

  • For a bank, the choice of a merchant service partner is extremely important. To ensure your bank is receiving the maximum benefit from the relationship, here are 8 things banks should look for in a Merchant Service partner.

  • In the payment processing industry, technology and security are always important topics. Tokenization falls under both, and is therefore incredibly important. What is tokenization, and why does it matter to your business?