Category: Merchant Services

Get your Business Money Faster with Next Day Funding
Featured Article Get your Business Money Faster with Next Day Funding

Next day funding is a feature offered by some payment processors that sees the funds from a merchant’s batched transactions hit their account in as little as a single business day, with no standard hold applied. Processors set a cutoff time, and the funds from any transaction batched before that time will be available in […]

What is PCI Compliance and How Does it Impact Merchants? What is PCI Compliance and How Does it Impact Merchants?
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Customer payment data is incredibly valuable – that’ why the bad guys are always trying to steal it. And when security is breached and a customer’s data is stolen, it can be a long and frustrating process for the customer to deal with. To ensure that consumers are as well insulated from that possibility as […]

Next-Day Funding Next Day Funding – What It Is and What It Means for Your Business
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Running a successful business is hard work, so it’s understandable that merchants want to enjoy the fruits of their labor as quickly as possible. But standard practices in the payment industry often require merchants to wait days – in some cases almost an entire week – to gain access to their money. That delay has […]

POS merchant account services system POS Financing: What Is It and Why Should Merchants Consider Getting Onboard
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American consumers are unquestionably big fans of credit, with almost a quarter of all purchases made using credit cards in 2019. But, while most consumers are comfortable pulling out their plastic and enjoying the benefits of accessible credit, the sting of high-interest rates can still be a major purchase deterrent – especially on large purchases. […]

Payment Processing Payment Processors and Payment Gateways – What’s the Difference and Which Do You Need?
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In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the need for a strong online presence has never been clearer to merchants who have traditionally operated on a brick-and-mortar-only basis. But with the flood of new entrants to eCommerce comes a flood of questions as business owners struggle to navigate online sales. One question that comes […]

Contactless Payments What Are Contactless Payments and Are They Right for Your Business? Part Two
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In part one of this series, we discussed the basics of contactless payments, how they work, and the exceptional convenience that they offer to consumers and businesses alike. In part two, we’ll look at an emerging benefit that has come into focus in the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak – improved public health. We’ll […]

What Are Contactless Payments What Are Contactless Payments and Are They Right for Your Business? Part One
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Contactless payment has become a hot topic in the wake of the global pandemic. Across the United States and around the globe, merchants who have previously relied on cash-heavy sales and traditional card payments are now faced with the pressing need to upgrade their systems and bring their transaction processing into the 21st century. But […]

Restaurant’s Online Ordering 5 Tactics to Improve Your Restaurant’s Online Ordering and Sales Volume
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Online ordering has seen an enormous boost during the COVID-19 pandemic, in which restaurants have been forced to close their dining rooms and hungry customers’ only option has been delivery or curbside pickup. As a result, more and more independent restaurants are looking to get online for the first time or to expand their existing […]

Should You Consider Switching Your POS Should You Consider Switching Your POS – Five Reasons it Might Be Time to Make a Change
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With businesses getting ready to spool back up in the wake of nation-wide shutdowns and restrictions, many merchants will be firing their POS systems back up for the first time in months. But are they firing up the right POS? The amount of variation in POS systems available on the market is immense, with each […]

Reopening Your Small Business Reopening Your Small Business – The Importance of a Good Plan and a Good Partner
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There is no telling when COVID-19 will recede for good, and there’s a very high chance that a second wave will occur, setting us all back significantly. But regardless of when the pandemic finally ends, the world is going to be a very different place, and some of the habits we’ve learned during these troubling […]

Merchant Account What Is a Merchant Account, Why Do I need One, and How Do I Sign Up?
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The world is digital, and whether it’s an in-store purchase or an online order, consumers expect to be able to pay quickly and easily, and that means cards. Cash is almost obsolete at this point, meaning more and more merchants are looking for new ways to accept electronic payments with the lowest possible cost and […]

Generate More Website Traffic Simple (And FREE) Ways to Generate More Website Traffic
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Web Traffic is like the fuel that keeps the engine of eCommerce running. Keep the tank topped up, and your store will roar along happily – let things get dry, and you might find yourself coasting to a stop. But unlike gasoline, it’s entirely possible to obtain web traffic completely free – and with a […]

Help Hospitality Industry Survive 5 Solutions to Help Hospitality Industry Survive COVID-19
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COVID-19, during late 2019, a novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China. The world watched with curiosity as the Chinese government locked down the city to contain the spread of the disease. In 2002/2004, the CCP managed to stop the spread of the first SARS coronavirus, with the virus taking less than a thousand lives.

How Delivery Apps Are Damaging Your Business and What You Should Do About It How Delivery Apps Are Damaging Your Business and What You Should Do About It
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If you run a restaurant and use a delivery service then you NEED to read this.  Ask yourself the following questions: Do you still only accept deliveries by phone? Do you rely on a third-party delivery service like Grubhub or DoorDash?

COVID-19 Outbreak How COVID-19 is Impacting Online Shopping
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The outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, more commonly known as COVID-19, has cast the world into disarray in seemingly record time. From the gutting of financial markets to forced quarantines and social distancing rules, the impact the virus is having on the lives of people all over the world can’t be overstated. The high-contagion factor and rapid […]

Magento 1 Merchants What to do About Magento 1’s Upcoming End of Life
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On June 30th, 2020, Magento 1 – one of the web’s oldest and most successful eCommerce platforms – will reach its end of life (EOL). The company’s new platform, Magento 2, offers improved architecture, faster loading times, better interfaces, and much more. As a result, many Magento merchants have already switched off of the old […]

WooCommerce over Shopify The Top WooCommerce Plugins for 2020 – How to Get the Most from Your WooCommerce Installation
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WordPress continues to dominate web publishing, and, as a result, WooCommerce now owns well over a quarter of the eCommerce space. With so many web stores running on WooCommerce, a sea of third-party applications have been developed to help those merchants get the most out of their online efforts. The following are four of the […]

Clover POS Best Clover Apps for 2020 – Take Your Clover POS to the Next Level with these Plugins
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Clover is a popular POS system that provides both software and hardware solutions to merchants in industries like retail, service, and dining. In addition to their leading POS application and sleek hardware options like the Clover Mini and Clover Flex, the company also has an app store offering a huge variety of native and third-party […]

How can BAMS technology help you win more disputes? How can BAMS technology help you win more disputes?
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BAMS has pioneered a new dispute management tool that is included for all merchant clients and bundled into the already award-winning reporting system, IRIS.  BAMS Dispute Manager Assistant will make your life easier, and help you win disputes, by targeting four areas: Instant dispute notification Exportable reason code data Document uploads Notification of status changes