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 […]
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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 […]
In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of applying to become an authorized EBT retailer and discuss the hardware requirements you’ll have to meet before you can accept EBT payments. We’ll also recommend some top-rated merchant service providers that offer support for EBT payments at a fair and reasonable cost.
If you have never encountered a credit or debit card with a chip embedded in it, you’ve probably been living under a rock for the past 3-4 years. In which case, you’ve got an awful lot to catch up on and we’ll come back to chip cards after you’ve covered the important stuff. However, if […]
When a merchant signs up for a new Square account to start processing payments, many times the focus isn’t on the other features; it’s on getting paid — and rightfully so. But after signing into your account for the first time, it may become evident to you that there is a lot more to Square […]
Credit card tokenization involves the use of systems that replace credit card information with random letters and numbers. Ready to learn more about tokenization and how it can keep your business — and your customers — from falling prey to cybercrime and fraud? Read on to discover what a token is and how tokenized payments work.
We all know and love our Short Messaging Service (SMS) — better known simply as the text message. But did you know that you can start taking SMS payments for your business? And that it is relatively easy to get started? In the United States, we are just now warming up to the idea of […]
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of whether debit card merchant fees are worth the cost, but for the majority of retailers, the answer will probably be yes. Due to a combination of regulation and fraud protection, debit card transactions are frequently cheaper for merchants to process than credit cards.