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Category: merchant-services

29 November 2021

Colin Driscoll

Merchant Account Providers

As you probably know, merchant services play a crucial role in helping businesses accept payments from credit and debit cards. But these aren’t just the only benefits of holding a merchant account or availing merchant services. Depending on the company you choose, your merchant provider can offer a host of add-on services including (but not …

16 November 2021

Colin Driscoll

Integrated Payments

The 21st century has ushered in a new way of exchanging money, and one of those methods is integrated payments. Specialists have been revolutionizing the way we pay, introducing cashless payments as one of the primary payment methods. As a result, the integrated payments industry has been thriving, thanks to people who are now switching …

02 November 2021

Andy Roth

Squareup

Square is a credit card payment processor for start-up businesses because it offers flat rate point-of-sale technology, and add-on options that broaden your business’s potential. The majority of the customers that utilize their offerings are small enterprises, and many of those are just getting started. If you are processing less than $1k/month, it may make …

26 October 2021

Colin Driscoll

Credit Card Fees

In every business transaction that involves a credit card, the processing charges eat into your total profits. We normally see the processing fees for most credit cards to be around 2% of every purchase – but the specific charges for each card are in the below list. Businesses have the potential to lower the charges …

27 September 2021

Colin Driscoll

Merchant Processing

Merchant processing or merchant services are how a business accepts payments, including credit card processing. What makes merchant services different from regular gateways is the service providers work with debit and credit card payments. Without them, you will have to go through manual processing in banks or ISO systems, which will take a lot of …

20 September 2021

Colin Driscoll

Cardpointe

Starting your own online business is an exciting prospect. However, regardless of what you choose to focus your business, you will need to cover one simple need. How will you accept payments and what is a virtual terminal? No matter what you sell or offer you’ll need to be able to accept payments to get …

15 September 2021

Colin Driscoll

What is Apple Pay?

The use of cash has been declining for years and covid has done nothing but accelerate the decline. Most people prefer to use credit or debit cards to pay for purchases. But one piece of new technology is contactless payments. These are typically done through a contactless credit or debit card, although services like Apple …

01 July 2021

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How to Get a Cash Advance

Is a Cash Advance Right For You? You work hard, you budget, and aside from an occasional splurge, you spend your cash wisely, so what do you do when the unexpected happens? What if your car breaks down, your roof springs a leak, or you lose your job? If your place of business is suddenly …

25 June 2021

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Small Business Loans

Do you need a Small Business Loan? Many business owners make the common mistake of waiting too long to apply for small business loans. Chances are the more desperate you are, the more difficult the process will become. Getting approved for most small business loans can take time, and they’re much easier to get when …

22 June 2021

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Card Reader for Business

Card Reader for Business ” All You Need To Know People are moving towards the cashless payment system by using cards. The movement is due to the increase in technology and the prevalence of contactless credit/debit cards and eWallets. The option of accepting credit card payments has gone beyond the brick-and-mortar stores; it is now …