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

  • The payment processing industry is convoluted, filled with so many moving parts that it can be difficult to keep up. ISOs are a great example of something that is often misunderstood. You may have heard (incorrectly) that ISOs are more expensive. Or maybe you’re not sure exactly what an ISO is. Let's clear up the misinformation surrounding ISOs.

  • The growth of 2018 has been amazing, and we are very appreciative.  Please meet Steve, Evan, and Jennifer; three more team members added in 2018.

  • A B2B (business-to-business) transaction is any sale where your customer is a business instead of an individual. Traditionally, B2B transactions were the territory of paper invoices and handwritten checks, but the convenience of credit cards is changing that. What do you need to know about accepting cards, business-to-business?

  • Whether you own a counter-service pizzeria or a chain of full-service restaurants, a point of sale (POS) system is an absolute necessity for your business. Make sure your restaurant can keep up and choose a POS that will help you do it.

  • BASYS continues to grow in 2018, and we’d like to introduce two more 2018 team members: Jordann and Katie. Are you ready to join our team? We'd like to talk to you about it!

  • As Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, once put it, “a sale is a gift to the customer until the money is in the bank.” Have you ever waited months on end for a customer to pay you? It's not uncommon, but it can have serious consequences.

  • According to, the B2B sector is home to about $3 Trillion worth of “inefficiencies” in how payments are made. A lot of that comes from the role paper plays in making sure businesses get supplied and paid. Small businesses are well-poised to pivot toward more efficient payment solutions.

  • BASYS expanded quite a bit in 2018, and we'd like you to meet a few more 2018 additions to #teamBASYS. Meet Brenda, Cindy, Courtney and Kathy! Are you ready to join our team? We'd like to talk to you about it!

  • Say goodbye to PIN amnesia, because new authentication methods are coming very soon. Let’s look at why customers prefer biometrics.

  • Scammers are always pushing to find the vulnerabilities in your security programs and systems. By choosing the right payment processor, and taking the steps outlined below, you can do a lot to protect your customers’ data.