Choosing a credit card processing service is one of the most important decisions you make as a business owner. Your merchant account is an important part of owning and running your business successfully. Much like applying for a loan, a merchant account is a type of business banking account. They’re underwritten and approved, and subject […]
Understand Your Credit Card Processing Statements In last week’s article, we described the various players involved with processing credit card payments for merchants. We also talked about what rates they charge you and whether you have any control over the fees. If you haven’t read it, you can do so right here. It’s a great […]
The Holiday shopping season is roaring towards us at full speed. Is your business prepared to handle the pressure? It is never too early to start preparing for the “most wonderful time of the year”. Summer is just behind us and the holiday season is peering around the corner, this shoulder season is the perfect […]
Tiered Pricing is the most common pricing model for merchant accounts but is it the most cost effective way to pay for your merchant account rates? Learn what is tiered pricing and whether or not there is a better way to reduce the cost of your credit card processing.
Picture this. You’re a small business who has been preparing for what is traditionally a busy season or eventful time. Maybe it’s a holiday weekend, or a major event is coming to town, but you know this is a time frame when you will have lots of business. You’ve got your “Sale” banner up, the […]
Have you ever picked up your business mail, opened your merchant services statement and just screamed at the top of your lungs? Don’t feel bad, so many business owners are confused by their merchant services statements that they truly have no idea what accepting credit cards is costing them! In this article we compare the […]