Small Business, Big Opportunity – Credit Card Acceptance

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July 30, 2012

Small Business Credit Card Processing

According to a recent report from Intuit Small Business, an astounding 55 percent, or 14.85 million, of small businesses in the U.S. do not accept credit cards. It’s estimated that these businesses miss out on a potential 100 billion dollars in annual sales. These are amazing...

Avoiding Chargebacks

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

June 5, 2012

Avoiding Chargebacks

The definition of a chargeback is when a cardholder disputes a charge posted to their credit card account. Chargebacks can occur for various reasons, such as when a purchase was not authorized by the cardholder (fraud), or when goods or services are not provided as expected.You...

Creating Customized Merchant Service Accounts

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Accepting Credit Cards

Think of all the different businesses you interact with and all the different ways they accept payments.  Ecommerce companies have different needs than clothing stores which have different needs than restaurants.  Throw in new technologies, which allow businesses to...

Why Accept Credit Cards?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Accepting Credit Cards

In today’s competitive marketplace, it is almost a necessity for any business to accept credit cards. 80% of all retail customers pay with their credit and debit cards, and they will go to one of your competitors if you don’t accept credit cards.To accept credit cards, what you...

How to Avoid Downgrades

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

Whether you are currently accepting credit cards, or plan on doing so, it is important to know how to save money by avoiding downgrades whenever possible. A downgrade simply means that you are being charged a rate increase because the type of card your customer is using has a...

Online Credit Card Processing - Lower Your Costs Today

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

Online Credit Card ProcessingIf you have an Internet store or own a retail e-commerce website, you will need online credit card processing. With the help of an online merchant account and credit card payment gateway, you can give your customers the option to purchase goods...

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Merchant Account

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

There are several factors to look at as well as traps to avoid when choosing the best merchant account for your business. This article should help guide you in making the best choice for your business when choosing a merchant account. Suspiciously Low Rates Make sure the rate...

Defining the Different Types of Merchant Accounts

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Different Types of Merchant Accounts

In the payment processing industry, every merchant is classified into a specific “merchant account type” category, based on how they collect card information and conduct transactions. To learn which category your business is classified under, we have defined the...

Does your Business need Credit Card Software or a Terminal?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Credit Card Processing Equipment

Deciding on whether you want to use a credit card terminal or some form of payment processing software to handle card transactions should is usually fairly straightforward. The answer generally depends on the physical environment in which you will be accepting the charges....

Does Your Business Need a Wireless Credit Card Terminal?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

Is your business suffering because you’re unable to accept credit cards while on the road? Or worse, are you losing sales to declined credit cards processed off-location, without the customer or card present? If so, your business may need a wireless credit card terminal. For...