Category: BAMS Blog

What Is Magento or Adobe Commerce and Why Should You Use It In Your Business?
Featured Article What Is Magento or Adobe Commerce and Why Should You Use It In Your Business?

Magento was one of the oldest players in the ecommerce space, building a reputation as an extremely capable, reliable, and secure sales platform. Today, Magento has been rolled into Adobe Commerce, a one-stop ecommerce solution from the same company that powers creativity across countless industries. Adobe Commerce offers all the same benefits that made Magento […]

PCI Compliance PCI Compliance and The Potentially High Costs of a Breach
Read MorePCI Compliance and The Potentially High Costs of a Breach

Let’s talk about PCI Compliance. In the summer of 2019, it came out that Capital One – a credit card issuer themselves – fell victim to a hack that exposed the data of 100 million cardholders and applicants. That might seem extreme, but it’s only the latest in a series of high-profile security breaches that […]

Saves Businesses Thousands Annually BAMS Low Cost Payment Processing Saves Businesses Thousands Annually
Read MoreBAMS Low Cost Payment Processing Saves Businesses Thousands Annually

BAMS has been offering electronic payment processing solutions to thousands of merchants all across the globe for well over a decade. Our experience and commitment to customer satisfaction and savings mean that there are a number of significant benefits to choosing BAMS as a payment processor – benefits that our competitors simply can’t match. From […]

closeup of businessman working on financial spreadsheet on laptop rearview Why Is Interchange-Plus Pricing the Most Advantageous Merchant Account Pricing Format?
Read MoreWhy Is Interchange-Plus Pricing the Most Advantageous Merchant Account Pricing Format?

A merchant’s profitability is determined largely by the costs of doing business, and one of the most common costs merchants in the digital age run into is the fees associated with processing card payments. Many merchants just assume that all payment processors and all fee structures are alike, but that couldn’t be more untrue. Merchant […]

Fees Understanding Merchant Fees – Which Fees Are Common for A Merchant Account Statement?
Read MoreUnderstanding Merchant Fees – Which Fees Are Common for A Merchant Account Statement?

Credit card transaction processing fees seem simple on the surface, but the overall fees are actually made up of many smaller fees, sometimes numbering in the dozens. In the interest of transparency and regulatory compliance, payment processors break down all of those fees on their merchants’ monthly statements. That’s good for both the processor and […]

Merchant Account Provider Which Merchant Account Provider is Better – BAMS, Braintree or QuickBooks Merchant Services?
Read MoreWhich Merchant Account Provider is Better – BAMS, Braintree or QuickBooks Merchant Services?

Choosing a merchant services provider is a serious task and picking the wrong merchant account can result in headaches with integration, unnecessarily high fees, and delays in deposits reaching a merchant’s bank account. Merchants choosing between BAMS, Braintree, and QuickBooks Merchant Services – three of the most popular merchant services providers on the market – […]

Merger Does Size Matter? In an Age of Major Mergers, what do Merchants Gain from Going Big?
Read MoreDoes Size Matter? In an Age of Major Mergers, what do Merchants Gain from Going Big?

On May 28th, 2019, payment processing giants Global Payments and TSYS officially announced a merger in a deal worth 21.5 billion dollars. That merger was just the latest in a series of mergers and acquisitions that have seen some of the industry’s largest players become even larger. In fact, the Global/TSYS merger was the third […]

Level 3 Credit Card Do You Receive Next-Day Funding with Your Merchant Account?
Read MoreDo You Receive Next-Day Funding with Your Merchant Account?

Not all merchant accounts are created equal, and from fees – to support – to hardware, and beyond, there are countless factors that determine which is the best for you and your business. One of the most important factors is fund availability – how prompt your payment processor is in depositing the funds from sales […]

Restaurant Payments Is Square the Best Payment Processor for Restaurants?
Read MoreIs Square the Best Payment Processor for Restaurants?

Ever since the introduction of the original Square Reader – the small, white plastic magstripe reader that plugs right into the headphone jack of a smartphone – Square has been a widely recognized brand name among small businesses and entrepreneurs. There is no question the Square Reader was revolutionary for pop-up shops, mobile businesses, and […]

Authorize.Net With Your BigCommerce Store How to Setup Authorize.Net With Your BigCommerce Store
Read MoreHow to Setup Authorize.Net With Your BigCommerce Store

BigCommerce is one of the top E-commerce platforms currently available and is the #1 enterprise cloud solution for companies doing $1 million or more annually. Based on that success it’s no surprise that BigCommerce is specifically designed to make it as easy as possible to integrate leading payment gateways, including Authorize.Net. PayPal Powered by Braintree […]

Restaurant POS System Top Mobile Restaurant POS Systems of 2019
Read MoreTop Mobile Restaurant POS Systems of 2019

A point-of-sale system is an important factor in a restaurant’s success for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, it’s the system that facilitates all electronic payments, and in a world where plastic is king, a flawlessly operating POS is a must. On top of that, paying the bill is often the last step of […]

Authorize.Net Direct Post Security Upgrade Authorize.Net Direct Post Security Upgrade: Updating MD5 to SHA-512
Read MoreAuthorize.Net Direct Post Security Upgrade: Updating MD5 to SHA-512

Authorize.Net – the most popular payment gateway service provider in the world – is in the process of making a big change to how it verifies transactions, and that change impacts the business of every single one of their Direct Post users. The company is phasing out MD5-based hashing and switching to SHA-512 signature key […]

An Introduction To BAMS’ Popular E-Commerce Integrations An Introduction To BAMS’ Popular E-Commerce Integrations
Read MoreAn Introduction To BAMS’ Popular E-Commerce Integrations

We now live in a digital world, and online shopping has become king. A 2018 study by NPR found that an astounding 75% of Americans have purchased something online, and every year consumers shift more and more of their shopping to the web. As the leader in electronic payments, we at BAMS understand how important […]

TurboApp – IRIS CRM’s Merchant-Boarding Secret Weapon TurboApp – IRIS CRM’s Merchant-Boarding Secret Weapon
Read MoreTurboApp – IRIS CRM’s Merchant-Boarding Secret Weapon

All BAMS business owners receive full access to IRIS CRM, one of the most powerful customer resource management platforms currently available on the market. IRIS CRM provides a full suite of tools that enable companies to manage all aspects of their operations, from communications to leads and prospecting, to sales, to payments, and beyond. One […]

Level 3 Credit Card What Is Level 3 Credit Card Processing And How Can It Help Your Business?
Read MoreWhat Is Level 3 Credit Card Processing And How Can It Help Your Business?

The average person doesn’t consider the VISA or Mastercard in their pocket to be any different from a company or government credit card – aside from the limit, of course. But there are actually significant differences in how corporate and government cards are used and processed. Those differences mean that not all merchants can accept […]

What BAMS Can Do For Your Supermarket? What BAMS Can Do For Your Supermarket?
Read MoreWhat BAMS Can Do For Your Supermarket?

Your supermarket depends on the people that live in your local community, and just as importantly, they depend on you. Your success and growth come down to the quality of service you provide and the value your customers get for their hard-earned dollars, and both of those factors are impacted by payment processing. BAMS is […]

Myths or Facts Four Common Payment Processing Myths You Can’t Afford To Continue Believing
Read MoreFour Common Payment Processing Myths You Can’t Afford To Continue Believing

Plastic is now the preferred payment method of choice for consumers across the globe, and accepting card payments is no longer an option for serious businesses. Unfortunately, a number of myths surrounding payment processing still muddy the waters and keep some businesses from taking the leap. Those myths are generally rooted in old information from […]

Magento is one of the top e-commerce platforms Our Top 3 Magento Integrations To Help Your Business Grow
Read MoreOur Top 3 Magento Integrations To Help Your Business Grow

E-commerce continues to be one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with billions of dollars in sales volume and consistent double-digit growth over the past four years. Fueling that growth is a shift in consumer behavior, but also the technology that makes e-commerce possible.

Online Payment Why You Should Consider BAMS Over Stripe
Read MoreWhy You Should Consider BAMS Over Stripe

You have a choice when it comes to deciding upon the right payment processing solutions for your business. A choice that is undoubtedly met with a wide variety number of options. As credit card and digital wallet usage continue to accelerate, it’s important that you partner with a platform that does more than just work […]