merchant services Tag

In this day and age, accepting credit cards is a necessity for your business. But accepting credit cards means accepting the unique challenges and risks that accompany them. Keep reading for our top 5 security risks in credit card payments (and how to protect your...

One of the most important aspects of choosing a partner for your merchant services program is ensuring your processing partner can successfully manage all the technical tasks and account maintenance, so you can focus on growing your portfolio. Learn more about eliminating the 4...

In 2017, Hedges & Company reported a 16% increase in online auto parts sales, putting e-commerce on track to outpace brick and mortar sales. And this trend isn’t just impacting certain transactions – e-commerce sales are up for both B2B and B2C markets. If you...

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...

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...

As technology evolves, experts agree credit cards will affect our day-to-day lives in new ways. From transportation to person-to-person transactions, one thing is certain: credit cards are here to stay. Here are just a few of the developments you can expect to see in the...

Credit and debit cards affect American businesses in a profound way. As a business owner, you simply can’t ignore credit cards. Here’s why....

You don’t need to understand the inner workings of credit card processing to get a good rate and great service. But, a general understanding of how it works can help you avoid unnecessary fees. ...

It’s puzzling. A shopper peruses your site and adds item after item to their online cart, only to abandon their purchase. Here are 3 things you can do to get customers through the checkout process....

A trade show presence is key to growing your business. Trade shows, conventions, and conferences allow you to form relationships with potential customers, network with colleagues and close sales face-to-face. But, how can you capture the attention of current and potential customers? How can you...

PCI DSS is a set of standards created to ensure safe credit card handling practices. Learn how to become PCI compliant, and avoid unnecessary fines....

Effective April 2018, all major card brands have adopted the practice of making the signature no longer required on EMV and NFC sales.  So, if you have equipment that is able to accept EMV chip cards or NFC payments (ApplePay, etc), you do not need...

Square has had their struggles, and is not the best solution for every business, but there are definitely 4 lessons that we can all learn from Square. ...