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Net Promoter Score

Net Promoter Score (NPS) was developed by Fred Reichheld in 2003 ( for the history of NPS).  NPS measures customer loyalty, but the power and data that can be derived...

Durbin Amendment Is Here

Today is the day. October 1, 2011 the changes brought on by the Durbin Amendment take effect. The Official Host Merchant Services Blog has been running its Countdown to Durbin...

Durbin Amendment About To Be In Effect

On the last day of September, Durbin Amendment Eve if you will, The Official Merchant Services Blog is about ready to end its Countdown to Durbin Series. Today we take...

Durbin Amendment Almost Here

The Official Merchant Services Blog once again takes up the task of analyzing the media reports revolving around the Durbin Amendment and the changes it will bring to how banks...

Durbin Amendment Ready To Go [2023 Update]

The Official Merchant Services Blog continues to keep its finger on the pulse of the Durbin Amendment media buzz. The legislation that marks regulation that caps debit card swipe fees...

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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.