Category: Payment Processing

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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EMV Software: Why Every Small Business Needs It

September 13, 2016/0/0/

You’ve heard of the gradual shift from cards sporting magnetic strips to EMV chips, but wonder if there’s any real rush. The fact is that this technology, named after EuroPay, MasterCard and Visa, is quickly becoming the norm. Along with keeping up with the times, the importance of being EMV compliant also extends to protecting […]

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Credit Card Fraud Prevention: 4 Strategies You Should Employ

September 7, 2016/0/0/

You love your small shop and take delight in having things that your customers need. To make things easier for them, you accept electronic payments as well as cash. Most of the time, this works out well for you and for your customers. Now and again, the potential for credit card fraud appears. If you […]

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Cruise Line Payment Processing Practices & Strategies | Transaction Services

Cruise Line Payment Processing: Best Practices & Strategies

August 30, 2016/0/0/

The potential for fraud is always present, but there are ways to minimize the risk. When it comes to paying for a cruise or even paying for purchases while on a cruise, clients like to know that the cruise line makes use of important safety features that protects them and their financial information. Here are […]

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Merchant's Role in Payment Fraud Prevention & Detection | Transaction Services

A Merchant’s Role In Payment Fraud Prevention & Detection

August 23, 2016/0/0/

It’s exciting when a new customer places a large order and the credit card goes through without a hitch. Things aren’t so wonderful the following day when a chargeback takes place because an unauthorized individual used credit card data that was obtained by fraudulent methods. In order to protect yourself and others from this type […]

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Self-Service Payment Terminal Info for Parking Industry Newbies | Transaction Services

Self-Service Payment Terminal Info For Parking Industry Newbies

August 18, 2016/0/0/

Congrats on purchasing a parking garage as an investment! Assuming the garage is in a part of town that has little in the way of street parking available, you’ve got the chance to make a hefty net profit each month. You can maximize those profits by thinking about installing self-service payment terminals at the exits. Here […]

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Benefits of Small Business Credit Card Acceptance | Transaction Services

The Benefits Of Small Business Credit Card Acceptance

August 10, 2016/0/0/

When it comes to accepting credit card payments as a small business, there are many gains. Some of these benefits, as listed by Small Business Trends, includes (but is not limited to): 58% of small businesses are asked by customers to accept credit cards, on a regular basis. By 2017, credit card purchases are expected to rise […]

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POS System Basics for Retailers | Transaction Services

POS System Basics for Retailers

August 1, 2016/0/0/

Numerous services are out there to help make your retail shop run more smoothly. One of those services is a point-of-sale (POS) system. This is software that works with your receipt printer, cash drawer, and credit card reader. It automatically updates your store’s inventory so that everything is up-to-date, and you never have to wonder […]

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Credit Card Processing Solutions for Cruise Lines | Transaction Services

Unique Cruise Industry Needs Unique Payment Solutions

July 19, 2016/0/0/

The vacation industry has long known that allowing consumers to pay for big-ticket items with a credit card is likely to increase sales – on everything from airfare to hotels, tour guide services and more. So what happens if your business has to set deadlines for refund requests? This is the situation for many cruise […]

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Credit Card Processing Fraud | Transaction Services

Credit Card Processing Fraud: How Business Owners Can Protect Themselves

July 18, 2016/0/0/

Accepting major credit cards provides your customers with more convenient options to pay for purchases. What it also does is create a potential issue with the unauthorized used of credit cards by unscrupulous individuals. Along with triggering financial issues for the actual cardholders, it also can wreak havoc with your revenue stream. Here are some […]

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