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Marketing Your Business During the Holidays

Marketing Your Business During the Holidays

October 10, 2016/0/0/

For many businesses, the holidays can bring in a huge amount of business. People are cheerfully buying gifts for their family and friends, therefore they are more open to buying items that normally wouldn’t be on their shopping list. That is why it is so important for businesses to take advantage of this time of […]

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 7, 2016/0/0/

October is national cyber security awareness month. That means this is the month to spread awareness about the importance of cyber security. Online shopping, credit card processing, doing taxes online, all these cyber fields hold your private information. That is why cyber security is so important. It protects you from having your private information hacked […]

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Chip Cards Still Annoy Americans

October 6, 2016/0/0/

It has been one year since chip cards were implemented, and many Americans still find them to be extremely annoying. Swiping your card is so much quicker than inserting it. As Americans, we like things to be quick so that we can keep up with our fast pace lifestyles. Since we are so caught up […]

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Level Three Card Processing: What You Need To Know | Transaction Services

Level Three Card Processing: What You Need To Know

October 5, 2016/0/0/

Identity theft is at an all-time high in this country. This crime costs your company money and delays the amount of time it takes to recoup funds that rightfully belong to you. When you want every credit card payment to be verified completely, you may see the advantage in using a Level Three card processing […]

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Interchange Plus Pricing

Interchange Plus Pricing VS Tiered Pricing

October 4, 2016/0/0/

These 2 pricing methods are very different. According to an article on merchantnegotiators.com, It is most common for credit card companies to charge their merchants by the tiered pricing model. The article further explains that this model splits all transactions into different tiers, usually 3 or 6. Each tier has a fixed amount to charge each transaction […]

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Holiday Preparations for Small Businesses

Holiday Preparations for Small Businesses

October 3, 2016/0/0/

The holidays are the busiest time of year for many businesses. That is why holiday preparations for small businesses are so important. When businesses are extremely busy it can cause more stress on the employees. Being properly prepared will help decrease stress and will enable your employees to work more effectively. Joshua Sophy’s article on smallbiztrends.com […]

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Entrepreneur Success Tips

Entrepreneur Success Tips

September 30, 2016/0/0/

Being an entrepreneur takes hard work and dedication. It is imperative to stay on top of industry trends since they change yearly. In addition, if you want to be successful as an entrepreneur, it can be extremely beneficial to have a mentor, according to Sujan Patel’s article on entrepreneur.com. Choosing a mentor that is successful in your […]

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PCI Compliance Requirements

PCI Compliance Requirements

September 29, 2016/0/0/

PCI stands for payment card industry. PCI compliance ensures the safety of credit card information during and after all transactions, according to an article from searchcompliance.techtarget.com. The article also lists the 6 main requirements for being PCI compliant. First you want to make sure that the network that you are maintaining is secure. Many merchant service […]

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Merchant Surcharging: Is It the Right Strategy for Your Small Business? | Transaction Services

Merchant Surcharging: Is It The Right Strategy For Your Small Business?

September 28, 2016/0/0/

Merchant surcharging is a process that involves assessing a checkout fee each time a customer uses a credit card to pay for a purchase. While the practice is common in a number of settings, it pays to think the process through before you decide to apply this type of fee. Here are some aspects to […]

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Things You Should Know When Starting a Retail Business

Things You Should Know When Starting a Retail Business

September 27, 2016/0/0/

Many people dream of creating a successful retail business, yet few of those people actually end up doing it. When creating a business it is important to gather resources that will help with your future success. Getting tips and advice from experts in your field will help you know what to expect, as well as what […]

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