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 […]
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 […]
Are you ready for the future of payments? Business owners should learn how NFC works and adopt contactless to protect customer data — and your livelihoods. Here’s what you need to know about NFC and how it increases payment security.
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The name PayPal is synonymous with P2P payments and digital wallets for consumers, but over the years PayPal has also dabbled in creating options for users to pay with their PayPal balances in stores. Despite a few failed attempts, PayPal seems to finally have worked out the kinks in the process. PayPal users can now […]
If you’re in the market for a mobile card reader and a credit card processing app, there’s no shortage of options. The trick is finding the right option for a given business. One of the big factors that determine which apps are suitable is what kind of smartphone or tablet you have. Fortunately, if you […]
Honestly, every time I turn around Square has introduced something new. (As I’m the person who maintains our Square review, you can see why I might find this just a tad frustrating.) On the one hand, it is absolutely amazing that Square is so committed to rolling out new features for merchants. On the other, just […]
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It feels sometimes like Apple dominates the field as far as availability of credit card reader apps. After all, there are plenty of iOS exclusives, but I can count on one hand the number of Android-exclusive POS apps. It hurts my Android-loving heart, in some ways. In part, the difficulty with Android-based mobile processing […]