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Why False Declines Happen

Why False Declines Happen

Posted on 27 October, 2016

Having a credit or debit card erroneously declined creates embarrassment for shoppers and an inconvenience for businesses. According to estimates, as many as 40 percent of adults in the U.S. have experienced a situation in which their credit card purchase was questioned or halted. Whether you accept credit cards through a high-risk merchant account or […]

What Can Interfere With My Credit Score?

What Can Interfere With My Credit Score?

Posted on 25 October, 2016

Keeping a good credit score is essential, since merchant account providers, utility companies, and landlords will look at it before you can sign any contract. Unfortunately, there are many things that can negatively affect one’s credit score, and some of them are rather surprising. Let’s look at some of them. Missing Any Kind of Payment […]

Use a Multi-Layer Approach to Fraud Management

Use a Multi-Layer Approach to Fraud Management

Posted on 31 August, 2016

Fraud is never a straightforward issue that works in just one way. Thieves use any number of tactics to get access to information they shouldn’t have. That means your business needs to employ multiple methods to prevent fraud from happening along with maintaining flexibility to combat the ever-changing world of theft. When fraud happens to […]

The Pitfalls of Poor Customer Service

The Pitfalls of Poor Customer Service

Posted on 30 August, 2016

When customers have an issue or question, they prefer to talk to a person instead of a computer. Automated messages annoy customers; the process can be tedious to listen carefully and then enter┬áthe correct numbers when prompted, plus users can easily make errors. Most clients won’t think twice about switching to a different merchant because […]

How a Loyalty Program Can Help You and Your Customers

How a Loyalty Program Can Help You and Your Customers

Posted on 29 August, 2016

Customer loyalty programs benefit both companies and consumers. Businesses reap the benefits of increased brand loyalty, and consumers enjoy rewards reserved for program participants. Whether you’re a small business or a medium-sized company with a high-risk merchant account, consider the potential perks of a loyalty program for you and your customers. How Loyalty Programs Motivate […]

Hacking Targets Small Businesses

Hackers Target Small Businesses

Posted on 26 August, 2016

Hackers consider small businesses ripe targets for their brand of thievery. It comes down to the simple fact that small businesses don’t have the resources, or don’t think they do, to defend themselves against hacking. In turn, businesses don’t bother to take advantage of what’s available to them at little to no cost to keep […]