Andy Lax

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Andy Lax has worked in the credit card processing industry for over six years and is now an Account Manager at IntelliCollect, a merchant account provider that enables business owners to accept credit cards and electronic checks. His sole business objective is to provide affordable and reliable payment processing programs with concomitant exemplary customer service. Visit IntelliCollect for more information on available credit card and check services.
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Credit Cards Welcome

The most important thing you can do to close sales opportunities at your business is to make it easy for potential customers to purchase your offered goods or services. One way to grease the skids and convert shoppers to cha-ching, is to allow them to use plastic. If you are not currently accepting credit cards,...
Small Business Financing
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Learning the Language of Merchant Accounts

Do the terms “transaction fees”, “ACH fee” and “Internet gateway fee” make you go “huh”? Do you feel like you’re hearing Charlie Brown’s teacher saying to you, “mwa-mwa-mwa-mwa”? When going about setting up a merchant account, know the lingo before you buy. This will help you locate the best possible deal and keep you from...
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Hidden Credit Card Processing Fees

In today’s waning economy, it is more important than ever for a small business to acquire the best deal possible on a merchant account, which enables you to accept credit card payments for goods or services. With all the pressures in this economy, the hucksters of such services are getting more aggressive than ever. It...
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Merchant Account Fee Secrets Explained

As a business owner, you’re painfully aware of the numerous overhead expenses necessary to keep your business afloat. To remain “in the black” it is imperative that your profits exceed your overhead. These expenses include, but are not limited to, accounting fees, indirect labor, supplies, taxes, rent, travel, utility costs and more. You’ve probably gone...
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7 Things to Look for in a Credit Card Processor

Has your business grown to the point that you can no longer put off accepting credit card payments for your offered goods or services? Or maybe your company is establishing an online presence, making it essential to accept plastic to amass sales. Regardless of the reason behind taking your business to the “next level” by...