You may have seen mentions of “SecureCode” around, on TV and elsewhere. After all, when Hugh Jackman (aka Wolverine) stands on a scenic rooftop and asks if we know that SecureCode is a more secure way to pay, it’s hard to ignore. But what the heck is SecureCode? Simple! Mastercard’s SecureCode is a private code […]
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AVS is an acronym for the Address Verification Service, a feature that’s used to compare the address given to you by your customer and the billing address on file with the cardholder’s issuing bank. AVS serves two primary functions: (1) to deter fraud by confirming that the customer is the legitimate cardholder, and (2) to help prevent chargebacks by giving you additional information to verify your customer’s identity. Read on for more info.
It’s safe to say that nothing is ever free in payment processing (and if it claims to be, you should be very suspicious). But trying to understand why some types of transactions cost more than others to process can be a confusing and sometimes overwhelming process. For example, why does Square charge 3.5% + $0.15 […]
Same-day deposits are nearly identical to Square’s Instant Transfer feature. It comes with the same notice that some may have limits, and you may start out with a smaller transfer amount per day and work your way up.
Square and PayPal offer powerful software for small businesses, plus affordable pricing and no long-term contracts. Check out our comparison to see how they compare in terms of features, pricing, user reviews, and more!
If you decided to read this post, you’ve probably already have been introduced to the cross border fee on your credit card processing statement, and you want to know a little bit more about it. You may also be in full-on research mode when it comes to accepting credit cards in general. In either case, […]
The best payment gateway for eCommerce is the one that plays nicely with your payment processor. Authorize.Net is popular for a reason, though we’d recommend getting them through a merchant services provider rather than signing up directly.
If you’re considering whether the Square payment processing solution is best for your business, it makes sense to ask about their customer service. For many of us, the customer service experience makes or breaks the way we feel about a company, even if we love everything else about the product. And the truth is that […]
The Chase Pay app is a digital wallet developed by Chase Bank. Instead of having to take out your wallet, find your credit card, swipe, and wait, a digital wallet like Chase Pay works by scanning a QR code on a smartphone or with a tap using near-field communication (NFC) technology at a credit card […]
Many business owners know and love Square for its free mobile point of sale app and free credit card readers, but some don’t realize that Square automatically provides some pretty powerful reporting and analytics features with their processing service. Even if you’re primarily using Square to accept payments. Square dashboard feature is worth a closer […]