Credit Card Processing

Different Credit Card Transaction Types Explained

Sometimes, getting into someone else’s shoes provides a clearer perspective. This especially applies in business, where looking at things through the customers’ eyes can be vastly different from the business’s point of view. Credit card transactions are a good demonstration of this principle. Consumer’s simply swipe or type and don’t necessarily give much thought to…

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How to Ensure the Safety of Your Customers’ Data

You hear a lot about data security, but what does it actually mean? There are different issues to deal with, and one of those is credit card fraud. This is when someone pretends to be the cardholder, and then uses the cardholder’s credit card information to pay for various purchases, leaving the cardholder stuck with…

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Confused About Credit Card Processing and Merchant Accounts?

Language is an interesting thing. It enables us to communicate abstract concepts, but it can also be utterly confusing. For example, when an industry expert starts dropping jargon, you may end up feeling lost, even though you know exactly what they’re talking about. This is often the case in the credit card space. You know…

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What is EMV and Is It Necessary?

The EMV chip is the latest global standard in card payment security. The name EMV was formed as an acronym of the three-card payment companies that created the system. These are Europay, Mastercard and Visa. While many other card payment companies have come on board and are using the system, the name EMV is universally…

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Is It Important to be PCI Compliant?

Several card payment security measures have come into effect in recent years. These measures were developed to counteract the rise in credit card payment fraud all over the world. Would-be criminals are always seeking new ways to breach any security measures. However, the card payment companies are also diligent in finding ways to stay several…

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How do I Know that Card Transactions are Secure?

The advent of e-commerce, which is a key hallmark of the digital age, has seen shopping habits rapidly evolve in tandem with the new technological advancements. These days, most goods or services can be procured online. This has necessitated credit and debit card payments, a fast and easy solution to pay for the aforementioned shopping.…

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Accept Credit Card Payments to Generate More Sales

What’s a typical shopping process? Some shoppers make a shopping list before they walk into the store, to make sure they don’t forget anything. If it’s a physical store, the store is usually organized to optimize sales. So as they pick the items on their list, they’ll keep seeing extras that scream ‘pick me!’ If…

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