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How is that Website coming along?

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Ecommerce is growing at a rapid pace. Retail brick and mortar has been the same for years. In order to purchase something, you had to go to a store and get it. There were no other means to shop. Consumers would flock to stores in order to take advantage of coupon sales and get their […]

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By October 1, 2015 Merchants Must Upgrade Their Credit Card Processing Equipment to New EMV Standards

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PAY ATTENTION!

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Pay Attention………… to the power behind the number 1! I remember my 5th Grade teacher, Mrs. Duff, telling us “Pay Attention”, several times a day! Not to me of course, I was an angel……..eh-hem! But yeah, paying attention is drilled into us at a very young age. As we grow older we all know that […]

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Survey SAYS.!.!.!.Time for Family! The #1 answer on the board to this question?

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No its not Family Feud, but I ran across a very interesting survey from our friends over at Manta the other day, and I just felt compelled to share this information with everyone. The survey called, The Small Business Wellness Index, took polls from 1,158 small business owners across America and asked them “Give us […]

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Processing Fee Definitions. A resource guide for Visa, Master Card, Discover fees.

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  Here is a quick list of fees and their definitions you will see on your card processing fee statement. Please print out or re-visit this site/blog if you have a question on what a certain fee may be listed on your statement. Visa .11% – Debit Assessment – This assessment applies to gross Visa debit transaction […]

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OOOO-K! What does this say?

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Reading and understanding your card processing statement can be challenging! So you have chosen your merchant services provider because the agent wowed you with this great rate that will save you a bundle on your card processing fees. You open your statement and you have no idea if you are getting the quoted rate or […]

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How To Be PCI DSS Compliant and Protect your Business from Cyber Threats

How can you make sure all the Cyber attack bad guys take the target OFF your back? The key is to make sure your business is PCI DSS compliant. Why? First, PCI compliant businesses rarely, if ever, have been successfully hacked. Second, if your business is successfully hacked, you are not liable for any fines or charges (except possibly audit fees). Here’s how to make your business PCI DSS compliant.

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Restaurant Owners: Hiring a strong staff is hard Work!!

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As restaurants strive to hire the best managerial talent, wait staff and cook staff, consider these seven strategies next time you review potential recruits for a position at your restaurant: 1. Any record of job-hopping? By looking at an applicant’s work history and the years in between, employers can easily differentiate between those who carved a […]

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Hmmm … Cashless Society eh!

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Today I’m going to bring up a subject that will provoke you or at least provoke some thought: Should we as a society even think about moving toward being completely cashless? In 2015, the Apple Watch will likely prompt millions of consumers to stop digging into their pockets for their cell phone and possibly ditch […]

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What Do EMV and NFC Stand For?

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EMV will soon be the global standard for credit card transaction technology. EMV allows cardholder data to be stored more securely, potentially reducing the number of fraudulent transactions resulting from counterfeit, lost, and stolen credit cards. Compared to a traditional magnetic stripe card, …

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