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Square Vs Merchant Account

Way back in 2009, a novel company called Square (see our review) introduced to the world pay-as-you-go processing, using only a smartphone and a card reader plugged into the audio jack. In doing so, Square changed the payments game. Before that, most retailers, restaurants, and other businesses had to open traditional merchant accounts. Artists and […]

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Nov 6, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 3
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Mobile Payment Processing 101

If you pay attention to Internet buzz at all, you’ve probably heard the word “mobile” thrown out a lot. Just about everything’s gone mobile — gaming, marketing, shopping, and yes, even payments. With the rise of apps like Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay, more shoppers are finding it convenient to ditch the card all together and […]

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Oct 5, 2015 Filed under: Mobile Payments 1

The Ultimate Guide To Accepting Mobile Payments

In 2012, the PewResearch Internet Project found that 65 percent of respondents in its survey believed that by 2020, mobile payments will have almost entirely replaced the need for cash or even credit cards. And if you’re a merchant who’s not accepting mobile payments yet, you’re already behind the curve. Now is a good time to take a […]

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Sep 24, 2015 Filed under: Mobile Payments 4
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How Much Should You Pay For Credit Card Processing?

Retailers, restaurant owners, and other merchants have been relying on traditional merchant accounts for ages to process credit and debit card transactions. But with the introduction of Square in 2009 and PayPal Here in 2012, pay-as-you-go processing has emerged as the egalitarian solution to card processing. E-commerce has thrived, and vendors of all types — from […]

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Jul 24, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 8
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How To Accept Android Pay

Back in September 2014, Apple finally did what technophiles have been clamoring for it to do for ages: It added an NFC chip to its newest-generation smartphone, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Suddenly, you could just tap your phone to complete a payment, with no need to dig through a wallet, using the Apple Pay […]

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Jul 6, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 4
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PayPal & eBay Call It Quits: Split Coming In 2015

eBay is almost single-handedly responsible for championing PayPal (see our review) and transforming it into the world’s premier online payments option. The online auction marketplace scooped up the fledgling company back in 2002, and after more than a decade together, they’re ready to call it quits. Later this year, PayPal will spin off from eBay and become […]

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Jun 3, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Mobile Payments, News 2

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