Gift Cards – Benefits & Value

The Power of Gift Cards If you own a business and don’t already offer gift cards, it’s time to rethink things. Regardless of what you sell, chances are that plenty of people would be interested in buying gift cards from your company. Without making them available, you’re missing out on an amazing array of benefits Read more about Gift Cards – Benefits & Value[…]

The Benefits of a POS System

The Benefits of a POS System Every business needs a cash register to tackle sales, inventory and storage issues. A cash register is essential to run a business efficiently but using it today may be an out-of-date idea. A cash register is just one step ahead of calculators and it has been decades since its Read more about The Benefits of a POS System[…]

Understand Your Merchant Account Statement in 60 Seconds

  Understand Your Merchant Account Statement in 60 Seconds Many small business owners struggle to understand the variety of fees on their merchant account statement. After all, each month your charges will go up and down based on the number of transactions you run through your terminal, the amount of those transactions and the type of cost structure you are on. With Read more about Understand Your Merchant Account Statement in 60 Seconds[…]

Interchange Plus Pricing – Transparency in Credit Card Fees

Interchange Plus- Transparency in Credit Card Fees Most merchant account providers simplify the complexity of interchange by bundling merchants’ Visa/MasterCard rates into two-tier billing of “qualified” rates (for U.S. consumer credit and debit cards) and “non-qualified” rates (for corporate cards, foreign cards, rewards cards, and all other card types). While this is simpler, it masks Read more about Interchange Plus Pricing – Transparency in Credit Card Fees[…]

POS – Point of Sale Explained

  POS/Point of Sale Explained The term (POS) point-of-sale is used to describe a variety of things. This can include the checkout counter in a store or a place where transactions occur. More frequently, the phrase refers to a computerized cash register. The commonly used abbreviation for point-of-sale is POS. Each letter in the abbreviation Read more about POS – Point of Sale Explained[…]

PCI Compliance

PCI Compliance Explained

PCI Compliance Explained PCI Compliance or PCI DSS… most merchants have heard these terms, but many of them aren’t exactly sure what these important acronyms actually mean. (PCI stands for “Payment Card Industry” and DSS stands for “Data Security Standard” by the way). So, we’ve decided to provide you with a quick overview in today’s blog post. Read more about PCI Compliance Explained[…]

Cash Advance for Your Business

Cash Advance for Your Business Most business owners apply for additional funding to get their companies up and running. Bank loans are the lifeblood of businesses and lending institutions alike. It is a symbiotic relationship. The business receives the money it desperately needs to build or expand and the bank receives interest payments from growing businesses. Read more about Cash Advance for Your Business[…]

Credit Card Processing

How to Find the Lowest Credit Card Processing Rates

How to Find the Lowest Credit Card Processing Rates Merchant accounts can seem perplexing for new merchants. The period of shopping around for the right provider is often marked with frustration. Despite everything that needs to be learned and understood about merchant service providers, it’s worth the benefit of having credit card processing for your Read more about How to Find the Lowest Credit Card Processing Rates[…]