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Non PCI Compliance Fees: Why you should take a closer look at your monthly processing statement

Many processors are now charging merchants monthly fees for not being PCI Compliant. Read More…

Continue Reading Add comment August 6th, 2009

Old systems become obsolete: What merchants should be aware of

Are you a merchant who has an out of date PIN pad or terminal? As mandated by card brands, you must replace your existing equipment with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliant equipment by July 2010. Read More…

Continue Reading Add comment July 22nd, 2009

Fraud: New Ways Hackers are Stealing Important Information

Hackers are always finding new ways to compromise important information online. Here are a few new ways hackers are stealing sensitive information from your company’s computer. Read More…

Continue Reading Add comment June 15th, 2009

Credit Card Processors Demand Cash Reserves: Why merchants should be on the look out

Due to many companies going bankrupt, some credit card processors are requiring “high risk” merchants to maintain a cash reserve. Creating a cash reserve protects the processor against the possibility of customers demanding refunds after the company has gone out of business. Read More…

Continue Reading Add comment May 4th, 2009

Should You Invest in a Wireless Credit Card Terminal?

Technology makes everyone’s life easier. Now, new wireless terminals are making thousands of businesses run a little smoother. Merchants are now able to complete transactions more effectively and efficiently. Read More…

Continue Reading Add comment April 3rd, 2009

10 Ways to Save Money on Credit Card Processing

In today’s economy, many businesses are tightening their belts on the budget to save a few bucks. Here are a few great ways to guide local merchants in the right direction when it comes to credit card processing.

Continue Reading Add comment March 16th, 2009

The 5 Best E-Commerce Marketing Strategies

The most effective ways to market an e commerce website:

• Pay Per Click (PPC)
• Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
• Blogging and Forums
• Electronic News Releases and Newsletters
• Utilizing Twitter and Other Social Networking Sites that are Relevant to Industry

Continue Reading 2 comments March 6th, 2009

Flowers Made of Money? Floral Merchant’s Fall Victim to Valentine’s Day Fraud

A newly identified fraud practice is targeting floral merchants. Read more…

Continue Reading Add comment February 13th, 2009

Credit Card Payment Surcharges and Fees – Are you in violation?

If you charge your customers a fee to pay by credit card, you are in violation of a heavily pursued rule of Visa and MasterCard. Find out just how costly this mistake can be, and find out legal ways to recoup your processing costs.

Continue Reading 1 comment January 13th, 2009

What does your business do in the Holiday spirit?

What are you or your business doing this Holiday season in the spirit of giving back? We’d love to hear your ideas!

Continue Reading Add comment December 18th, 2008

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