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How NFC Technology Can Help Your Business

Near field communication (NFC) is one of the most exciting innovations to come down the pike in recent years. This contactless interaction between two NFC-compatible devices allows your customer to send payment information to you just by waving their smartphone near your NFC-equipped credit card reader. It’s cool and cutting edge, but NFC brings many […]

Using Your POS System to Help Manage Employees

Your point-of-sale (POS) system is an invaluable tool that can help with numerous aspects of your business’ day-to-day operations. Much more than just a means of processing customer payments, your POS system is also an automated inventory manager, accountant, report generator and marketing assistant. In addition, it can help you to manage your employees with […]

6 Ways a Merchant Provider Can Help Grow Your Personal Training Business

Personal trainers are in a highly competitive service business that presents its own range of special challenges. As a trainer, you might find yourself spread thin between visiting clients with sessions in their homes and meeting clients for workouts in various gyms, not to mention keeping up with the latest fitness and nutrition trends. As […]

Why It Takes More than a Payment Gateway to Run an Ecommerce Business 

Many entrepreneurs wishing to start an e-commerce business become fixated on one specific element, the payment gateway, to the exclusion of the many other important factors that must be put into place before an online store can get up and running. Once you see the big picture, you can methodically take all of the steps […]

3 Surefire Ways to Make Sure You Get Paid and Keep Your Home Repair Business Profitable

You enjoy fixing things around the house, are good with your hands, and like to interact with people. These things in mind, you have decided you are a perfect candidate to start a home repair business. So now what? After you determine the services you want to perform, the customer base you will serve, the […]

Best Practices for Protecting Your Small Business from Chargebacks 

When your customer disputes a credit card transaction, you lose out on more than just the sale. Most likely, you will also have to shell out extra fees and other costs. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce the number of chargebacks that hit your business. Understand the Most Common Reasons for Chargebacks […]

Using Push Messages to Market to Your Customers 

  Among the countless capabilities of the omnipresent mobile phone is the ability to receive what is known as push messages. These targeted communications from businesses are designed to get a potential customer’s attention and persuade them to visit a retail location or make a purchase. As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore […]

8 Things You Can Do to Avoid Cart Abandonment on Your Website

If you shop online, you have probably done this: You go to a site, pick out a product, add it to your cart and then move on without actually making the purchase. In fact, an estimated 65 percent of items added to consumers’ carts are never bought. Although you cannot guarantee that potential customers buy […]

Tips to Surviving a Data Breach

You read the books, consulted the experts and took precautions to protect your small business from a data breach. Even so, you have just discovered that your carefully laid defenses had been usurped. At this time of maximum vulnerability, it is vital that you act decisively, thoughtfully and with care. Don’t Panic As stressful and […]

Consumer Psychology During the Checkout Process

  The success of your business hinges on numerous variables. Of course, the products and services you sell need to be relevant, compelling, competitive and available to customers when they want them. The sales environment, whether virtual or brick and mortar, should be welcoming, and you and your staff need to be both knowledgeable and […]

How Upgrading Your POS System Can Increase Your ROI

So much more than a device to help your customers make their purchases, your point-of-sale solution (POS) can become the backbone of your business. Even so, the idea of shelling out the dollars for an upgrade might go against the grain. Before you close your wallet and decide to limp along with your old POS […]

Different Types of Credit Card Processing

As a small business owner, you need a convenient way to accept credit card payments. Your customers expect to be able to pay with plastic, and not offering this option can severely limit your cash flow. Why Accept Credit Cards? Businesses without a method for accepting major credit cards can’t access a large chunk of […]

How to Take Credit Card Payments at Your Medical Practice and Remain HIPAA Compliant

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was put into place to provide security provisions and data privacy to safeguard patients’ medical information. It sets standards for the exchange of medical data between providers, protects the privacy and security of health information and contains protocols for enforcement. For medical offices, it is […]

Things to Consider When Purchasing a Payment System for Your Restaurant

How long has it been since you upgraded your restaurant’s point-of-sale system? Modern diners are demanding more from their favorite eateries, and a robust POS solution can help you provide the services they expect. Consider these critical points as you shop around for a new payment system. Available Services Each sector of the restaurant business […]

Why Mobile Technology Is Crucial in 2017

Seven billion: that’s the number of people across the globe who will be using at least one mobile device by the year 2020. As a business owner, you cannot afford to overlook the impact that this mobile revolution will have on your sales. Prepare yourself now by making your business marketing and payment systems compatible […]

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