PayPal offers merchant services, but not merchant accounts. That might seem like a technicality, but the difference between them is important and the impact on your business can be significant. Learn how PayPal compares to a merchant account.
Oct 17, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing Read More
With so many services and recent pricing changes, figuring out all of Square’s rates and fees can be a bit overwhelming. We’ll break down your costs for Square’s credit card processing as well as other software services.
Which Square reader and accessories work for you? See what hardware options Square offers, then find the right Square POS/cash register setup for you.
Square is great for some businesses, but it’s not right for everyone. Check out these Square competitors to find a solution that works for your business!
Oct 10, 2019 Filed under: Mobile Payments, Point of Sale Read More
A mobile POS system can be a game-changer for a business, no matter the industry. Here are 5 great mobile systems for restaurants, retailers, service businesses and more!
Accepting payment via American Express has long been a challenge for merchants; it used to require working with Amex directly, and the card fees were greater than what you’d pay for Visa or Mastercard. However, thanks to the OptBlue program, since 2014 American Express has offered a viable way for small businesses to accept Amex […]
Aug 16, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing Read More
I can hardly believe it’s been a decade since I started feeling inundated with comments about how mobile is the future of everything. And I do mean everything. However, there is one area where that is absolutely, 100% true: credit card processing and point of sale (POS) systems. A Juniper Research study predicts that by […]
It’s safe to say that merchant relations with credit card processing companies, card associations, and banks aren’t always friendly. Nor would you expect them to be, when merchants find themselves subject to all sorts of fees and limitations imposed by these organizations. Every so often, things reach a peak — for example, the massive class-action […]
Aug 7, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing Read More
So you want to use your cell phone or tablet to process payments for your business. Whether this is your first time around with a credit card processing app or you’re just wondering if it’s time to upgrade that old credit card swiper you’ve had for four years, there’s certainly a lot to consider. What […]
If you have never encountered a credit or debit card with a chip embedded in it, you’ve probably been living under a rock for the past 3-4 years. In which case, you’ve got an awful lot to catch up on and we’ll come back to chip cards after you’ve covered the important stuff. However, if […]
Apr 18, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing