Category Archives: Merchant Services

Tips to protect against, and recover from, a security or data breach

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Tips: Protect against, and recover from, a security or data breach When hackers target a major corporation with millions of customers, it makes headlines. However, small businesses may actually face a much bigger threat from cybercriminals.  Most small business owners—87%, according to a recent survey by Manta—don’t believe they’re at risk of experiencing a cyberattack. But […]

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Clover Go: A faster, easier way to accept mobile payments

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Clover Go Updates Coming Soon! Clover Go app Take an order and get to the checkout screen faster High Impact The new Inventory Mode lets you view by item or category on the same screen so taking an order will be speedier. Have a new item or special order? Switch to the Quick Mode with […]

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Five Free Marketing Tips For Your Business

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Five Free Marketing Tips for your business to help you increase your brand presence and foot traffic.  Getting more customers in the door is the goal of every business owner, but it can get expensive. Here, we review some free marketing tips for your business so you can see a bump in foot traffic without […]

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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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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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Apple Pay, NFC, EMV, Big-Store Security Breaches … And Lions And Tigers And Bears, Ohh-My!

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  With all the new technology on the way and the scary bad guys trying to get your customers card info, the onslaught of news probably has your head spinning in circles! Truth is, there is an explosion of change occurring in the electronic payment processing industry that you cannot ignore. Admittedly, it’s a little […]

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