The Official Merchant Services Blog

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Beyond PCI: Digital Downloads and Security

‘Tis the season to be wary. There’s a lot of reports going around about how to be more secure and safe in your holiday shopping….

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Merchant Services: More Durbin News

The Official Merchant Services Blog returns to The Durbin Amendment today. We’ve been a little lax in keeping this story as updated as we were…

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Part Two: VeriFone’s Vx Terminals

The Official Merchant Services Blog continues it’s two-part epic delving into the details of what VeriFone Terminals –– specifically the Vx series –– can do….

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A Look at VeriFone’s Vx Evolution

The Official Merchant Services Blog has been covering the basics of payment processing, offering insight and tips on the general topics of the credit card…

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Customer Service: Help Desk Stress Test

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog continues its special two-part series on Customer Service. We can’t stress enough how essential it is to focus on Customer Service…

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Customer Service: Tips From a Friend

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog begins a special two-part series on Customer Service. A previous blog focused on how important Customer Service is for…

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E-Commerce: News Briefs

The Official Merchant Services Blog continues to follow some of the top trending stories in the e-commerce industry. E-commerce is an essential growth element in most…

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Customized E-Commerce

The Official Merchant Services Blog switches its focus today back to e-commerce. After the boom in mobile phone usage this past weekend from Black Friday…

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Merchant Services: Statement Sleuth

The Official Merchant Services Blog is here to share information with merchants to get them better prepared to understand how the payment processing industry works….

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Stop Online Piracy Act Controversy

The Official Merchant Services Blog is going to be quick today. The Holiday Shopping Season is still going great and merchants are still reaping the…

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Merchant Tips to Keep Business Booming

As a merchant, things should be off and running for you right now. Black Friday has come and gone. Small Business Saturday has burned brightly….

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E-Commerce: Cyber Monday

Today is Cyber Monday. And The Official Merchant Services Blog has been running a series on the Holiday Shopping Season that has basically been building…

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Merchant Services: Black Friday is Here

Let the shopping season begin! Black Friday is here, and the traditional marker for holiday shopping is off to an unusual start for 2011. The…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Host Merchant Services

Black Friday is just hours away. The big sales, and the huge discounts are all locked and loaded. But for now, The Official Merchant Services…

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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.