When it comes down to choosing which credit card processor to go with, merchants have their work cut out for them. Determining value goes beyond dollars and cents. Going with what seems to be the lowest price quote you can find might end up producing the lowest value, too. When a processor creates problems for […]
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We’ve identified seven different features that you need to look at very carefully in selecting a merchant account provider. They’re all equally important, and you’ll want to examine each of them when evaluating any merchant account provider you’re thinking of signing up with. While it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to come up with a precise estimate of your overall costs, you should be able to get a pretty good idea by evaluating these seven features.
Is Square’s free card reader really the best out there? See how Square’s hardware stacks up against its competitors with our in-depth comparison.
You’ve got a kick butt product. You’ve got a slick website. You’ve cut out a place for yourself in the market. It’s time to kick it into high gear now, and you’re searching for the best eCommerce apps on the market to help you refine your workflow. If this sounds like you, then first of […]
Finding a robust POS app that is also affordable is basically like ordering a really delicious cupcake with just the right amount of icing. Finding one that has mobile support and an integrated eCommerce store? Well, that’s akin to the holy grail for new and small business owners. Vend (see our review) is something a bit […]
We spent a lot of time talking about the October 2015 EMV liability shift, even long before it even happened. We did our best to encourage merchants to educate themselves and then make the switch over. And we’re still talking about it. To us, there’s no question that adopting EMV is the right thing. It’s […]
With our favorite mobile and low-volume processor Flint Mobile (see our review) officially down for the count, we’re all researching and scrambling like mad to find the best replacements and alternatives on short notice. To help you in your search and comparisons, we’ve put together a couple of handy charts. The first chart looks at the stats […]
Did Square Kill Flint Mobile? What Flint’s Processing Shutdown Means For The Future Of Mobile Payments
If you’re looking for a Flint replacement for low-volume or mobile processing, see our comparison article. After the recent, shocking news about the discontinuation of Flint Mobile‘s (see our review) payment processing service, many mobile-based and low-volume merchants are reeling, wondering how to transition and what this means for the future of mobile payment processing. […]
Square (see our review) is finally a publicly traded company. The whole affair generated quite a bit of buzz for a lot of reasons — what it means for investors, what it means for other tech companies (and payment companies) that want to go public…and what it means for merchants. Since its founding, Square’s kept rather mum […]
There are a huge number of network guidelines issued for accepting card payments, and merchants are expected to understand them all. Yet, few business owners ever actually read these manuals. Unfortunately, this is a pretty significant source of avoidable issues down the road. Although the extensive fine print and technical jargon in credit card guidelines […]