thoughts, ideas, and news for merchant services and credit card processing

  • We're excited to introduce these four additions to #teamBASYS. Please meet Mel, Daisy, Jessica, and Jordan!

  • Offering competitive rates and top-notch customer service is important, but those things won’t make a difference if your staff isn’t even mentioning merchant services. Here are some pointers on how to engage branch staff to help you build a successful merchant services program.

  • If you do business on the go, shouldn’t you accept payments on the go as well? Accepting credit cards, wherever and whenever, can tremendously increase your sales and streamline your payment processes. Here are just 4 of the ways that a mobile point of sale (POS) can fuel the growth of your business.

  • The construction industry faces a unique set of challenges. If you’re a contractor, supplier, or developer, your main concern when it comes to processing cards is likely the price tag. Keep reading for the 3 biggest processing headaches facing the construction industry.

  • Say hello to four additions to our work family here at BASYS: Andrew, Blake, Loryn, and Ryan!

  • At BASYS, we meet with banks all over the country, so we’re familiar with the struggles of building a successful treasury department. To increase your revenue, it’s vital that your branch employees are discussing treasury products with new and existing customers. Here are six steps to get started:

  • There’s no doubt that running your own business can be incredibly rewarding, both personally and financially. However, when you’re handling everything yourself, it can also be incredibly taxing. So, how can you make the most of your time while still growing your business? Here are our top 4 tips to work smarter, not harder, as a sole proprietor.

  • The media industry is largely populated by B2B organizations. You might be familiar with waiting months for a customer to pay you, then investing valuable hours of the workday trying to hunt down those outstanding payments. This is a common issue, but navigating the complex agency/advertiser relationship makes it even more complicated. So what can

  • Surcharging is the practice of charging an additional fee to a customer paying with a credit card. But, in the already convoluted merchant services industry, credit card surcharging might be one of the most complicated practices out there.

  • Once your bank decides to offer merchant services to its customers, the next step is choosing a processing partner. This choice will impact everything from revenue and retention, to customer support, so it’s not one to be taken lightly. But, in an industry that can seem so complicated, how do you know what to ask? Or even what to look for?