Whether you run a service business that mostly interacts with clients over the phone, a retail or restaurant business that regularly takes phone orders, or you just want to offer your customers more ways of settling billing with you, a virtual terminal may be a savvy choice.
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In recent years, charitable contributions online and crowdfunding have become extremely popular. At the heart of online donations is a way to take money, which means payment cards, ACH/bank transfers, and similar. We’ve gathered a few highly-rated tools that can help you design and manage a fundraising campaign.
So, you’ve opened your business, and you’re starting to rack up a lot of sales. You’ve even signed up for a merchant account so your customers can use their credit cards. Things seem to be going great – until you notice something a little unsettling. You knew when you opened your merchant account that you’d […]
This post aims to clarify any confusion regarding why and how a CVV (or CVV2, or CVC, or CID) number is vital for your small business. Because payment companies mandate all merchants to collect the credit card CVV code during online or manual card entry, you’ll need to find a payment processing company that’s up to date with the latest policies.
When it comes to refunds, the interplay between a merchant and customer can be a tense one, or it can be an opportunity to build trust. What most merchants and customers alike may not be aware of is that merchants often have to deal with extra costs with every return. A merchant may be on […]
The transition to EMV chip cards began several years ago, and while adoption continues to pick up steam here in the states, we have a ways to go to catch up. While the rest of the world has been much quicker to adopt EMV (circa 2005 for Europe), the U.S. is dragging its proverbial heels. […]
If the photo above accurately depicts how you feel when reviewing your monthly credit card processing statement, then this article is for you. While every business owner understands that paying for credit card processing is a necessary cost that ultimately helps to increase your sales and profitability, it’s easy to become frustrated with all the […]
If you are a small business owner, your passion probably lies somewhere other than payment security — and that’s okay. While the topics of PCI compliance, data breaches, fines, and the like can make even the most even-tempered among us a little twitchy and tense, this subject doesn’t have to be stressful. If you find […]
If you landed on this post, you’re probably checking out payment processing options for your small business. Understanding terms such as “payment service provider” or “merchant account” — phrases that are sometimes used incorrectly or even interchangeably — can be a bit overwhelming. We get it. That’s why in this post, we are not only […]
Whether you are sticking a toe in the waters of eCommerce or you already have an established presence online, there’s never been a better time to time to start selling all of your products right from Facebook. If you are a newbie to the online selling game, starting a Shopify Facebook Store is undoubtedly one […]