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Could Cryptocurrency Be Beneficial to Your Business?

Being as flexible and diverse as possible when it comes to payment processing​ is one sure way to attract and keep customers. After all, purchases are the lifeblood of your retail establishment. It might even be time to add accepting Bitcoin and other types of cryptocurrency payments into your business’s portfolio.

How to Tell If a Customer's Card is Potentially Being Used Fraudulently

Identity theft and other types of credit card fraud are not just disturbing and disruptive to consumers, but they can also take a heavy financial toll on merchants and even jeopardize their solvency. If you own a business that accepts sales via a POS credit card reader, watch out for these signs of potential criminal behavior.

Safely Take Credit Card Payments Over the Phone

There may be times when a customer wants to purchase an item or service from you by giving their credit card information over the phone. Allowing for this type of card-not-present transaction provides the buyer with their preferred way to pay, which can definitely be a plus for your business.

How Location Impacts Sales and Payment Methods

As technology evolves along with consumers’ shopping patterns, we are seeing concurrent changes in the ways people prefer to pay for the goods and services they buy. In order to remain profitable, it is in the best interest of entrepreneurs to remain knowledgeable about current trends.

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.

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.

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 understanding the consequences.

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.

Payment Trends That Could Reshape Your Business in 2019

Not so long ago, business owners were grappling with the decision of whether to accept debit and credit cards in their physical stores. Although just a few years have gone by, that concern seems virtually archaic now. That’s because technology is racing forward at such a mind-bending pace that entrepreneurs have no choice but to adapt and evolve if they want to succeed.

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.

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.