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What is a merchant services provider?

What Is A Merchant Services Provider?

If you’ve just started your own business or you’re looking to add credit and debit cards as payment methods, you’re going to be bombarded by a bewildering variety of new terms and concepts that you’ve never encountered before. One very basic term you’ll want to familiarize yourself with is the type of business entity known […]

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Mar 29, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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The Best First Data Credit Card Processing Alternatives

If you’re a business owner searching for a merchant account provider, you’re going to hear about First Data sooner or later. They’re rather hard to ignore, as they’re the largest provider in the United States. The company currently processes 45% of all credit and debit card transactions in the US, either directly or through a […]

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Mar 23, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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Nonprofit Card Processing Discounts Can Mean Big Savings

Anyone who runs a nonprofit organization knows how important it is to cut costs at every turn. Funds are limited, as are resources. There are many ways to save money, but one that many not-for-profit organizations don’t think of is reducing their nonprofit credit card processing costs. Being able to accept donations is the lifeblood of […]

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Feb 5, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 61
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The Best Retail Credit Card Processing Companies

Despite the increasing popularity of eCommerce, retail businesses are alive and well in the Twenty-first Century. Customers still need to shop for groceries, go out to a restaurant for dinner, and take their car to their mechanic to have the oil changed. For just about any brick-and-mortar business where the customer comes to you, you’ll […]

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Feb 2, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

The Complete Guide to Credit Card Transaction Fees

Are there days when you wonder if it’s even worth it to accept credit cards at your business? Do those days happen to correspond with the days you receive your monthly card processing statements? Hmm…interesting coincidence. We know that accepting plastic is usually worth the cost in the end, whether or not you occasionally fantasize […]

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Jan 29, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 2
Square for business

Is Square Right For Your Business?

Based on the multitude of messages I’ve received, I believe there are four stages business owners go through when considering Square’s payment processing. First, joy. This is an amazing service that includes a sleek and capable POS, online selling tools, affordable hardware, and an easy-as-pie application process. When they discover the existence of Square and […]

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Jan 27, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 39