Archives: September 2015

September 22, 2015

Industry Trends: 5 Ways to Use Your Website to Generate Revenue

To stay competitive, you need to pay attention to industry trends. By tapping into the following trends, you can monetize your website. Omni Channel and Mobility Although large volumes of content work better on desktop computers, you want to focus on mobile first. Be prepared for all channels. By looking at analytics, you will see traffic coming from a variety of avenues. Watching the spread will help you develop a strategy that is flexible enough to accommodate additional devices in the future. If you are focused on just one technology, demographic, or content, your profits will suffer when a new...Read more

September 17, 2015

Key Factors When Choosing a Credit Card Processor – Price Is Just One Consideration

To accept payments for your limo services, you want the best credit card processor. Although price is one factor to consider, there are many others. Your ultimate goal should be to secure seamless and secure credit card processing for your company and a positive experience for your customers. Careful Considerations To secure limo services, customers use traditional credit cards, debit cards, and ACH payments, and soon will use EMV® cards. You want to keep this in mind when choosing a credit card processing system. Security – Even more important than price is the type and level of security offered by...Read more

September 10, 2015

Credit Card Processing Trends: How to Best Adopt Innovation and Evolution

In looking back over the past 10 years, the degree of technological changes and the vast number of new competitors is astounding. A prime example is the way in which debit and credit card transactions occur. Until recently, consumer transactions were completed using a traditional magnetic strip debit or credit card. However, due to Euro Pay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV®), things have changed. Unlike conventional cards, EMV® cards are designed with an integrated chip that requires a one-time, high-security PIN to be entered opposed to signing. By acknowledging and accepting new technologies and competitors, you have a huge advantage. EMV®...Read more

September 2, 2015

Credit Card Processing 101: How to Protect Your Company from Charge-Backs

Charge-backs are a common credit card processing issue. Because charge-back fees accumulate fast, they can be very damaging, especially for small businesses. Fortunately, there are viable options for protecting your company from these unwanted expenses. What are Charge-Backs? A charge-back occurs when a credit card user contacts the issuer to dispute a charge and the dispute is deemed valid. As a result, the purchase dollar amount is reversed from the merchant’s account. Common disputes consist of ordered merchandise not received, false/poor representation of a product/service, substandard quality, incorrect billing, or unauthorized charge. As the business owner, you get charged not...Read more