Archive for May 2018
Choosing the Best Credit Card Machine For Your Small Business
Knowing what type of equipment or software solution you need to accept credit card payments for your goods or services can be quite confusing. That is why choosing the right merchant account service provider is vital. In the right hands, you will be taken through the various card processing options so that you can find…Read More
Here’s Why a Merchant Account Will Benefit Your Business
You have probably heard about merchant processing accounts, but perhaps you are not sure how one will benefit your business. Before we look at the benefits, let’s understand what a merchant processing account is. Simply stated, a merchant processing account allows a business to accept payments by credit and debit card for goods or services.…Read More
How Can I Make It Easier For My Customers To Pay?
Today people are accustomed to convenience and quick results, and so that is what your customers are expecting. No matter what type of business you run, you can make payment options easier for your customers; if you still think cash is king you might be surprised to learn how much things have changed. Few people…Read More
Is Accepting Credit Card Payments Safe?
If you’ve spent time on the internet–or even just watched the news–then you may be concerned about credit card theft. Most of us worry about it from our perspective as a customer. But as a business owner or decision-maker, your concerns are a little different. One, you may be worried that a rejected payment will…Read More
It is Easy To Set Up a Merchant Account!
It’s always a good idea to set up an independent merchant account in your business name or your DBA. It’s professional and more credible, and generally comes with better rates and superior customer service. Setting up the account is easy. The tricky part is selecting the right merchant processor. You want a company that has…Read More
What is P2PE (Point-to-Point Encryption)?
There are several credit card networks, such as Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. These networks are universal, and have partnered with multiple banks around the world to create credit cards, debit cards, ATM cards, and even branded loyalty cards for businesses. For your business to accept payments by credit card – either in person or…Read More
Should I Accept E-checks For My Business?
One of the most common excuses for late payments is, ‘The check is in the mail.’ Nevertheless, many businesses still accept payments by check because it’s convenient for their customers. If you run one of those businesses, then you probably have measures in place to avoid bounced payments and fraudulent activities. Now there’s another option…Read More
Choose The Right Credit Card Processing For Your Online Business
Accepting credit cards for your business may seem like the simplest decision you’ll make as a business owner, but that’s just the first step. When you’re looking at things from the perspective of one of your customers, it’s easy. After all, you just swipe the card and you’re done. But from your point of view…Read More
Is Your POS Right for Your Business?
When you’re a customer, you don’t think much about Point of sale (POS). It’s just something you use to swipe your card and get a receipt. But when you’re stocking your business, the right POS can make all the difference. You have to consider its initial cost, its maintenance expenses, its security requirements, its speed,…Read More
Initial Steps needed for Credit Card Processing
Setting up a merchant account is easy and straightforward. A merchant account is a kind of bank account that allows businesses to accept payments by credit or debit card and, in some cases, by Automated Clearing House or ACH payments. Application for a merchant account is made through a merchant account service provider, and you…Read More