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Restaurants are at risk

Tweet As a professional in the credit card processing industry, it always amazes how many restaurants are still processing payments using old technology.  Restauranteurs are subjecting themselves to potentially huge risks.  How many other businesses do you visit that, when … Continue reading

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Credit Card Data Breaches~~EMV~~Merchant Services

Tweet As a business owner, have you heard the terminology,  EMV?  If not you will likely hear it soon as the spring influx of new merchant services reps hit the street and come knocking on your door.  The purpose of … Continue reading

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Toss The PinPad….Unless!!!

Tweet Way back when debit cards first came on the scene, they were primarily used at the issuing entities ATM to access cash during off hours.  Because they were unbranded, they had very few applications for use other than a … Continue reading

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How To Decipher Your Merchant Account Statement

Tweet Merchants are constantly commenting to me that trying to decipher their credit card processing statements is extremely frustrating.  They say that it seems that processors make them difficult to understand, on purpose.  Well, I won’t make specific comments on … Continue reading

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Email or Text Marketing….Which is better?

Tweet Being in business means always staying alert to discover the most lucrative, cost effective, methods to bring more traffic into your establishment or onto your website.  It’s not enough to simply open your doors or launch your site and … Continue reading

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