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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 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,...
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...
Gift card program
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Gift Card Program: 4 Business Advantages

A gift card program is a terrific tool to motivate customers to purchase your products and services. These programs are easy to maintain and keep your customers engaged and coming back to your business. Whether you have a retail store, a restaurant, or something in between, gift cards will help build your repeat customer base...
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...
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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...
Online payments
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How Your Startup Can Accept Online Payments with Ease

Accepting online payments can help increase small business sales. You have many options for accepting online payments, including accepting eChecks, recurring billing, online gateways and integrations, and more! Allow your customers the ease of paying online, as accepting credit and debit cards online is easy. You just need a merchant account with a payment acceptance company,...
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...
Payment acceptance
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Grow Your Business Through Payment Acceptance [Infographic]

Starting a business can be overwhelming and confusing. Do you know the steps to take to help grow your business? If you're looking to grow your business, consider payment acceptance through different channels. It's simple! By accepting credit cards, mobile payments, or even online payments, you can enjoy an increase in sales, which helps your business grow....