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Best GPS Fleet Tracking Software for 2023

Nowadays, you can’t operate a business fleet with optimum efficiency and productivity unless you have a GPS fleet tracking software. Not only will you be…

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Payment Stack

How To Simplify Your Payment Stack

The world of payments is changing. New digital-first competitors like Apple, Google, and Samsung have been quick to become major players, while others like PayPal,…

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what is customer to customer

What is C2C and How is it Relevant in 2023

The C2C business plan is now commonly connected with e-commerce and selling online platforms such as Craigslist and Etsy. Some C2C platforms, such as OfferUp,…

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impact of inflation on small businesses

Inflation Impacts for Small Business in 2023 and Beyond: Strategies to Adapt and Thrive

Inflation is a persistent force that can be managed with the right tools and strategies. In the current economic climate, small business owners should take…

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ideas for passive income

19 Top Ideas for Passive Income in 2023

Making money without having to work is the endgame for many of us, but few people really understand how this works. Earning money with little…

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Major Healthcare Payments Trends to Follow in 2023

Major healthcare payment trends are emerging, and they will transform the healthcare industry in the next few years. These trends revolve around frictionless experiences, personalization…

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30 Amazing Product Ideas in 2023

30 Amazing Product Ideas to Ignite Your Business in 2023

Planning, conducting market research, and learning about the legal requirements for launching a company are all necessary before starting a business. You must address various…

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Top Ways to Process Payments in 2023

Top Ways to Process Payments in 2023

Accepting payment options other than cash and having the ability to process those payments is an absolute must in today’s business environment. Luckily, there are…

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add payment processing to websites

How to Add Payment Processing to a Website

Online businesses and marketplaces are booming not just in the US but across the world. In 2023, eCommerce is expected to hit the $1 trillion…

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Credit Card Processing Agent

How to Become a Credit Card Processing Agent

In the ever-evolving globalized market, as services transition to eCommerce and online setups – merchants are increasingly relying on ever-expanding cashless payment methods. The plus…

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5 Basic Principles of Accounting

Understanding the 5 Basic Principles of Accounting

When starting your own business, there are many departments that you need to prioritize in the beginning. One such department is the accounting department, which…

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How do businesses collect data

How Do Businesses Collect Data? (And what is it used for?)

Data is said to be the new oil. As a result, businesses collect data and commoditize it for various use cases. As data has begun…

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Contract Terms to Avoid

Contract Terms to Avoid and How to Spot Them

Merchant service agreements and the contract terms within it are vital for businesses to carefully review and consider. Many merchants often go to great lengths…

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5 Best Tanning Salon Software

5 Best Tanning Salon Software

Tanning salons have always sought to offer best-in-class differentiated services, resulting in the best possible customer experience for their typical hectic and busy schedules. As…

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Do Not Honor in credit card processing

Do Not Honor: What Does This Mean in Credit Card Processing?

Many merchants may scroll through their merchant account statements to review their processed transactions and see unsuccessful payments with the code: ‘05: DoNotHonor.’ So why…

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The Official Merchant Services Blog

The Official Merchant Services blog is your definitive source for the latest happenings in the merchant services and credit card processing industry. This is an authoritative resource for merchants, small businesses, entrepreneurs, ISO's, merchant services agents, and payments professionals.  Get the latest merchant services news along with strategies, tips, and tricks for entrepreneurs to differentiate and excel.