Change Merchant Accounts and Save
Want to change your merchant account provider? Are you fed-up with your current merchant services provider? Looking for better rates with no hidden fees? Searching for a provider that offers customer and technical support? It may be time to change your merchant service account. The merchant services industry is highly competitive, with opportunities for businesses […]
Credit Card Processing for Bad Credit Merchants
Accepting credit and debit cards is almost mandatory in today’s payment processing landscape. If you want to accept credit card payments from your customers, you need to start by obtaining a merchant account. Merchant accounts perform a variety of tasks and all are beneficial to your business, but to get started most merchant service providers […]
Top 10 Reasons to Accept Credit Cards
Reason #1- Accepting credit cards adds credibility and builds trust. Grabbing a cardholders attention and establishing a sense of trust in your business is proven to increase a business’s sales. By displaying the logos of the credit cards you accept at your cash register and on your website, you can do just that. Customers have […]
How To Close a Merchant Account
If you have a merchant account associated with your business, at some point it is likely that you will need to cancel or close your merchant account. This may be due to a sale of the business, or finding a different merchant account provider that offers better rates or service than your current provider. Whatever […]
How To Switch Merchant Account Providers
Interested in switching your merchant account services provider? Have you been feeling fed-up with your current merchant account provider? Sick of the high fees and hidden charges associated with your current payment processing service? Experiencing problems related to credit card processing and receiving no customer support? It may be time to switch your merchant service […]
What are the Differences Between a POS System and a Credit Card Machine?
The payment processing industry has so many devices, it can be overwhelming. One of the most important differences to understand is the POS (point-of-sale system) and the credit card terminal. What makes a POS system unique from a credit card terminal? What is a credit card machine? A credit card terminal does not offer many […]
Where Can You Buy a Credit Card Machine?
A quick stroke of your keyboard can reveal a magnitude of retailers selling credit card machines. Amazon and eBay are two online options for purchasing a credit card machine. Taking a trip to your local Staples can also result in the purchase of a brand new credit card machine. With that being said, the machine […]
Can you use an iPad as a Credit Card Machine?
Using an iPad with a credit card machine offers a quick, secure, and inexpensive method (if you already have one) of payment processing versus a traditional terminal. The cash register has been the star player in sales and transactions for as long as we can remember. While not all merchants are using iPads as their […]
All about Apple Pay
If you are considering Apple Pay you may want to understand how it works and the potential benefits for merchants. Apple Pay is a relatively new form of ‘contactless payment’ also known as part of the NFC payment system. Apple Pay is available on both versions of the iPhone 6, 7, and the Apple Watch. […]
Renting a Credit Card Machine Vs. Purchase
When starting a business there are so many variables to consider, buying or leasing a credit card machine is a common question new business owners might have. While shopping around for credit card processing, you will find that some merchant services allow you to lease or rent a credit card machine. Similar to leasing a […]