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A Visual Guide to Credit Card Processing Fees and Rates [Infographic]

Credit card processing fees are hard to understand, but we don’t think they should be, so we set out with the goal of creating the most easy to digest and visually appealing infographic on the subject. You be the judge. 😉 Share this Image On Your Site <a href=’http://www.merchantmaverick.com/a-visual-guide-to-credit-card-processing-fees-and-rates-infographic/’><img src=’http://cdn.merchantmaverick.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/A-Visual-Guide-to-Credit-Card-Processing-Fees.png’ alt=’A Visual Guide to Credit […]

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Jul 28, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Infographics 25
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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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Will Chip Cards Kill Mobile Processing?

Since Square launched back in 2009, the credit card industry has, in many ways, been turned on its head. Credit card acceptance is more prevalent and less expensive than ever. But with the nationwide switch to chip cards coming in October 2015, we might see another major shift in the way we conceive of in-person payments, and […]

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Jul 23, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 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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Beware of Clover Station POS Scams

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding First Data’s new tablet-based POS products: Clover Station, Clover Mini, and Clover Mobile. Bank of America Merchant Services is also heavily promoting these products. But unlike iPad POS systems, you can’t just download the app and test out the POS. You have to buy the complete hardware package […]

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Jun 17, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Hardware, Point of Sale 55
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PayPal and 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

The Mobile-Plastic Dilemma

As payment technology—as well as payment liability law—advances, merchants will soon be faced with increasingly complex POS transactions. These changes will affect not only mobile payments, but traditional plastic transactions as well. Navigating the evolving payment landscape will present some costs as well as potential benefits to merchants. Hardware/Software Adoption The mobile wallet industry is […]

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May 16, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments, Point of Sale 0