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6 Ways to Boost Customer Satisfaction with Your POS System

Your point-of-sale (POS) solution that enables you to transact customer credit, debit, and gift card payments is also a marketing tour-de-force. In an era when customer loyalty and engagement are the names of the game, you can’t afford to let its capabilities go to waste. Make Your Business Memorable Today’s buyers often feel overwhelmed by […]

Tips for Growing Your Business in 2019

Now that you have closed the books on 2018, it’s the perfect time for setting some realistic goals for the year ahead. Strengthening and enhancing your business is probably at the top of the list. Give your company an infusion of energy by taking action right now. Create a Buzz You already know that customers […]

Why It’s Not a Good Idea to Max Out Your Business Line of Credit

Your business line of credit is a vital safety net. It provides you with the security you need to navigate the ups and downs of running a restaurant or retail establishment. However, although it offers you a pool of funds you can utilize for any number of reasons, don’t spend up to your limit without […]

Do Your Customers Still Sign for Transactions?

Whether you have been a business owner for a year or for decades, you can probably come up with several routines you practice without thinking about it. One of these habits just might be the way you accept customer payments. Have you ever asked yourself why you continue to ask patrons for their signatures when […]

Does Your POS Have a Tipping Screen? It Could Bring in Higher Wages for Your Counter Service Restaurant Employees

Back in the day when cash was king, many customers made it a practice to drop their extra change in the tip jar after purchasing food at a counter service restaurant. It was their way of recognizing that staff, whose wages were modest, deserved some compensation for their hard work. But what happens now that […]

5 Ways You Can Limit Coupon Abuse for Your Ecommerce Business

Coupons and other promotions are an excellent way for you to attract new customers and keep existing ones coming back to your ecommerce enterprise. However, there are always a few unscrupulous people who will abuse your generosity to perpetrate fraud on your business. Taking steps to stop these criminal behaviors before they happen can save […]

Top Features to Look for When Choosing a Merchant Services Company for Your Restaurant

As a restaurant owner, no one needs to tell you that you are in a cut-throat industry. With your profit margin often razor-thin, constant worries about staffing and food quality, and your ongoing work to bring in new customers, every minute is precious. That’s why you need a merchant account provider who can make your […]

Payment Trends That Could Reshape Your Business in 2019

Embed This Infographic Copy and paste the code below to get this infographic onto your website or blog. Payment Trends That Could Reshape Your Business in 2019 – An infographic by the team at Total Merchant Services Not so long ago, business owners were grappling with the decision of whether to accept debit and credit […]

A Better Way to Process Digital Payments Could Be on The Way

With each passing year, more and more consumers are buying some, if not all, of their goods and services online. In order to pay the merchants from whom they make their purchases, most customers are inputting their names, addresses, and credit card data numerous times over a broad range of ecommerce sites. The Secure Remote […]

Implementing Your 2019 Business Plan Now

When you began dreaming about starting your company, one of the first tasks you completed was probably to write a business plan. Although it may have felt as if you could check that job off your list, the fact is that a good written description of your business and its goals is a dynamic document. […]

How to Make Payment Processing Easier During Holiday Sales

Embed This Infographic Copy and paste the code below to get this infographic onto your website or blog. <img alt=”holiday payment processing” src=”http://totalmerchantservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Holiday-payment-processing.png” width=”540″></p><br /><br /> <p>How To Make Payment Processing Easier During Holiday Sales – An infographic by the team at <a href=”http://totalmerchantservices.com/” title=”credit card processing services”>Total Merchant Services</a></p><br /><br /> <p> Like it […]

Tips for Launching an Ecommerce Site for Your Brick and Mortar Store

One of the best ways to give your brick-and-mortar store a boost and to reach out to new customers is to expand your business by establishing an ecommerce presence. Although the internet can seem easy to use and quite approachable, setting up your website is just the tip of the iceberg. You need to put […]

Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Shopping Season

The level of success you are able to achieve during the holidays can either make or break your small business. For many enterprises, sales between October and December represent a significant portion of their intake for the entire year. That’s why it is so important to do everything you can to maximize your chances of […]

Ways to Make Your Customers Feel More Comfortable Paying Online

More and more people are using the internet these days to shop for products and services. However, many remain squeamish about the security of online payment processing. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to ease their concerns and increase the likelihood that you will get online business. Make Your Website Your Best Ambassador […]

Credit Card Declined Codes Explained

If your business takes credit cards, you are processing payments numerous times a day. It goes without saying that, sooner rather than later, a customer’s card will be declined. Because this can happen for a number of reasons, it makes sense to understand these codes in order to know how to proceed. 01: Refer to […]

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