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Top Merchant Services Trends to Watch in Fall 2021 and 2022

The past year has been full of surprises for merchants, processors, and everyone involved in the payment processing ecosystem. There have been many unexpected highs and lows, but overall the trajectory of the industry has been positive despite some immense challenges. We saw the evolution of payment channels to handle consumer demands and COVID-19 threats. …

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Differences Between a Credit Card Machine and POS System

Starting out, many new business owners may feel baffled by a huge list of technologies and terms, especially in the payment industry, such as POS systems, credit card terminals, credit card processing, and so more. Many startups may feel confused when selecting the right device or technology for handling their day-to-day transactions and sales. Although …

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Five Things To Consider When Switching Merchant Services Providers In 2020

Because of the complexity of credit card processing, it’s hard to know when or if to switch merchant services providers. With the added confusion of automatically renewed contracts, equipment leases, and hidden fees, a business may feel it needs to outsource the research on their already outsourced credit card processor. Here are five things to consider …

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How Is COVID-19 Transforming E-Commerce Merchants?

How Is COVID-19 Transforming E-Commerce Merchants? There is no doubt COVID-19 has redefined our life, and its impact could, presumably, last for years. The way we socialize, work, and function has rapidly changed, and so has our buying behavior. Online shopping has become the new norm as consumers are finding it safer and more reliable. …

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How to Survive COVID19 by Sharing Costs with Cash Discount Merchant Services

Under the financial stress and burden resulting from the effects of the pandemic, businesses may be more receptive to sharing the cost of credit card fees with their customers. Even under normal circumstances, credit card processing is expensive for businesses, especially small businesses with tighter budgets. To improve cash flow, as well as to prevent …

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5 Great Benefits of Using Clover POS for Your Business

If you run any kind of brick and mortar store, you’ll need an efficient method for checking out customers and receiving payment. To accomplish that, you need a point of sale system, also known as POS for short. Without one, merchant services can quickly turn into a logistical nightmare. Of the different POS systems on …

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Five Things to Consider When Switching Merchant Services Providers

Because of the complexity of credit card processing, it’s hard to know when or if to switch merchant services providers. With the added confusion of automatically renewed contracts, equipment leases, and hidden fees, a business may feel it needs to outsource the research on their already outsourced credit card processor. Here are five things to …

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How to Choose the Best Merchant Services Agent Program

The world of merchant services is extremely exciting, yet it can be competitive. There are countless opportunities to make money in this industry, but throughout it all, you want to ensure that you are providing the best possible experience for your clients. Because of this, joining the best merchant services agent program is absolutely critical …

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Visa Introduces APIs for Merchants to Facilitate Installment Payment Plans

Installment payments are currently being used with great success in other countries but it has yet to become prevalent in the U.S. Based on some recent news from Visa, that might soon be changing. The latest from Visa In June, Visa revealed its intention to enter the POS installment payment business.  By using APIs, this …

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How Small Businesses Can Save On Processing Fees

Launching a small business can be both exciting and overwhelming. A reliable credit card processing solution is a necessity for any business that accepts card payments. Unfortunately, merchant fees can add up quickly. Here are a few tips to help your small business save on payment processing fees. Shop Around For The Best Pricing Selecting …

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