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Mobile Payments 2020

A payment processing related story setting the blogosphere on fire right now is this study by Pew from their PewInternet and American Life Project that…

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A is for Acquirer

We’ve been working hard the past 7 months at The Official Merchant Services Blog to offer our readers a knowledge base — a place to…

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Data Breach Security

The Official Merchant Services Blog follows up its extensive coverage of the Global Payments Data Breach today. The news of this data breach hit on Friday March 30….

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Android Phone Now Takes Payments

Host Merchant Services finally gets to make this announcement official: All mobile payment solutions the company offers now feature both iPhone and Android compatibility. On…

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Data Breach Solutions

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog has a quick follow up to its ongoing coverage of the Global Payments Data Breach. The past two entries…

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PCI and the Data Breach

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog continues looking at the bigger picture of the impact from the Global Payments Data Breach — specifically looking at the affect…

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Data Breach Consequences

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog is going to delve into the bigger picture of the impact that the Global Payments Data Breach is going…

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More on the Data Breach

Following up on our continuing and extensive coverage of the Global Payments Data Breach, The Official Merchant Services Blog has some new tidbits to report…

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Global Payments Data Breach

The Official Merchant Services Blog tackles the big news in the payment processing industry today: The Global Payments Data breach. The news of this data…

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Focus on E-Commerce

Host Merchant Services is stepping up its game in terms of E-Commerce, and The Official Merchant Services Blog has the scoop. HMS, the premier provider…

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Payfox for Android Coming Soon

On February 28, 2012 Host Merchant Services teased through its Facebook Page that it would have big news regarding HMS and Mobile Payments in March….

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Discount Fees Debated

The Debate over Discount Fees Hinges on the Costs for Unsecured Credit Tom Cleveland, March 22, 2012 The debate over the proper level of merchant…

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Customer Service Pitfalls Part 3

The Official Merchant Services Blog finishes its titanic trilogy on the affect Customer Service can have on a business. In our first blog we discussed anecdotal evidence and…

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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.