Tag Archives: merchant services

What Is your NET EFFECTIVE Rate for processing credit/debit cards?

Tweet Have you ever experienced frustration trying to figure out exactly what you are paying for the “privilege” of accepting plastic in your business? There seems to be so many miscellaneous fees on Merchant statements and it keeps getting more … Continue reading

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HOW TO READ YOUR MERCHANT SERVICES STATEMENT

Tweet For more than two decades that I have been in the merchant services business. I have frequently been shocked by how many merchants hand me unopened merchant statements, for review.  They often tell me that they are just too … Continue reading

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EMV TRANSACTION CONFUSION

Tweet As you may recall, October 2015 ushered in a new era in the credit/debit card acceptance and   processing world.  This date was supposedly when credit card transactions in the U.S. were going to become considerably more secure.  This “deadline” … Continue reading

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Drive Sales with Creative Marketing

Tweet Running a business and trying to continue to increase sales and profitability is a never ending chore.  You need to constantly be staying ahead of the crowd with your marketing techniques in order to thrive.  So, what are you … Continue reading

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Merchants At Risk for Not Using EMV Properly

Tweet As you know, October 2015 ushered in EMV technology into the payments industry.  This new technology affects customers from  a security standpoint but, in addition, it protects merchants against significant financial risks….when utilized! As you might imagine, the task … Continue reading

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