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How to Pick the Right Merchant Services Company

When running your own business, there are a multitude of areas that require your constant attention, but picking the right merchant services company should not be one of them. If you’re currently considering which company is right for you, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Will the company help your business...
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What are Merchant Services and Why Do They Matter to My Business?

It is crucial for a business to accept different payment types to make it easy for customers. As a business owner, you probably have been approached by a merchant services company at one point in time, but you may not even know what merchant services are. In the simplest form, the term merchant services is used to describe...
Credit card processing
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How to Lower Your Startup’s Credit Card Processing Fees

Almost every business accepts credit cards and every business owner has complained about credit card processing fees and rates. As an entrepreneur, surely all you want to do is lower your credit card processing fees. But how do you successfully do so? You could spend endless phone calls, emails, statement comparisons and discussions trying to negotiate a...
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8 Common Misconceptions About Merchant Services

If you already accept credit cards, are looking to switch merchant services providers or want to begin the process of accepting credit cards, it's important to know exactly what you are getting out of a merchant services provider. There are a number of providers that want to assistt their clients and help them accept credit cards the best way...
Payment acceptance
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Top 5 Payment Acceptance Solutions for Small Business

Deciding on what type of payments to accept at your business can be difficult, but deciding how your business should accept credit cards can be overwhelming. With so many payment acceptance options available for small businesses, it's hard to navigate the products and actually begin processing payments. What you think may be the best way to accept credit cards may...
PCI compliant
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Does Your Small Business Need to Become PCI Compliant?

If your small business accepts credit cards, the answer is simple: yes, your business needs to become PCI compliant. But what exactly is PCI, how does it relate to your business and why should your business become PCI compliant? Let's break it down. What is PCI? By definition, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI...
Credit card fraud
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6 Easy Ways Your Business Can Avoid Credit Card Fraud

Accepting credit cards is important for any business, but protecting your business to avoid credit card fraud is just as important. With credit card fraud on the rise, it is crucial for you to know and understand how you can prevent fraudulent charges occurring at your business. The Nilson Report estimates that in 2016, credit card fraud losses topped $24.71 billion,...
Accept credit cards
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4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs to Accept Credit Cards

As a business owner, you have many responsibilities; making sure you have a great product to offer your customers, ensuring you have the right staff, abiding by rules and laws, marketing your business to new clientele, paying bills, and so on. Why add one more thing to your never-ending list of things to do when it comes to accepting...
Local payment acceptance
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The Benefits of Local Payment Acceptance Companies

Some of the trendier merchant services companies are popular with small business owners looking to accept credit card payments. It may be easy at first with the initial card reader you’re given. However, you then end up paying more in fees, and your equipment will most likely not be EMV-compliant, a big safety concern for your...
credit card processing
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Credit Card Processing: 17 Terms You Need to Know

If you are new to the world of credit card processing, you might not know key industry terms. As the CEO of International Bancard, a premier payment acceptance solutions provider, I am an industry expert and can tell you some of the key credit card processing terms you will need to know when talking to a...
Accepting credit cards
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Accepting Credit Cards: How Much Does It Cost?

Understanding the fees associated with accepting credit cards can seem confusing and overwhelming. However, the facts are pretty straightforward once you break them down. As a nationally recognized industry leader in credit card processing, International Bancard wants to help you learn about credit card processing fees. Not all credit card processing fees are negotiable, which...
Credit card processing
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Credit Card Processing Best Practices for Small Business

Implementing best practices in credit card processing will help you decrease the likelihood of fraudulent transactions and chargebacks. Technological advances like the new EMV chip enabled credit and debit cards have been issued in order to prevent fraudulent charges. Ensure you are only using service providers that are PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security...
EMV chip cards
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Why Your Business Should Accept EMV Chip Cards

By now, you have probably heard the buzzwords “EMV,” “chip cards,” or “Fraud Liability Shift,” but do you really know what they mean? As a business owner, it’s critical for you to understand the importance of accepting EMV chip cards (chip-enabled credit and debit cards). We have put together the top reasons why International Bancard...