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March 13, 2019

Passing on the Cost of Accepting Credit Cards to Customers

We get a lot of questions about whether merchants should pass on credit card processing fees to customers. Is it legal? How much should I charge? Should I charge at all? We wish that there was one single answer that would fit every Chosen Payments merchant. But the truth is, this decision is complicated and merchants must make choices based on their individual businesses. In many cases, passing charges on just doesn’t sit well with customers. If your favorite local grocery store implemented a surcharge for using a credit card, would you continue to shop there? Here are some general...Read more


February 19, 2019

Despite Problems, Facebook Is Still King of Social Media

While you may hear people claim to be “done with Facebook,” the numbers don’t lie. Facebook continues to grow and remain the king of social media platforms. Facebook continued to grow in the fourth quarter of 2018 despite predictions that the social media giant would lose its hold on users in the wake of online privacy and security concerns. In January 2018 Facebook released its 4th quarter 2018 and year-end results. The fact is, Facebook’s daily active user base actually increased 9 percent year over year in the fourth quarter of 2018, and the platform reached 1.52 daily users in...Read more


January 2, 2019

Creating the Ultimate eCommerce Experience

An online store or ordering page should create a satisfying experience for both you and your customers. When used correctly, you can obtain and use a wealth of information provided by your online customer. Here are some important considerations for creating and operating an eCommerce site. Your Domain Name You may already have a website and domain, but it may not reflect what you sell online. For instance, if you have a pet care product company called The ABC Company, you might have a website with the domain name “ABCinc.com” or “theabccompany.com.” It doesn’t really let a buyer know that you...Read more