Category: Merchant Services

The Importance of Great Customer Service in the Merchant Industry
Featured Article The Importance of Great Customer Service in the Merchant Industry

Payment processing is at the heart of every swipe, tap, or entry of a credit or debit payment, making it a crucial service that all merchants depend on. If you’re like most merchants, low fees and value-added services might be the first thing that comes to mind when evaluating potential processing partners, but there’s a […]

Restaurant POS System Top Mobile Restaurant POS Systems of 2019
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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
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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 […]

All About Next-Day Funding Merchant Account Services What Tools Does BAMS Offer for Offline and Online Merchants?
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BAMS is the industry leader in payment processing, trusted by thousands of merchants across the globe. That success is due to our full suite of features designed to help businesses like yours accept electronic payments with less fuss, and lower fees. BAMS has been designed from the ground up to provide all of the functionality […]

Ecommerce An Introduction To BAMS’ Popular E-Commerce Integrations
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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 […]

Chargeback Protection How Your Business Can Protect Itself Against Chargebacks
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Chargebacks are an unfortunate reality of accepting credit card payments, but they aren’t something businesses have to lie down and accept without a fight. Some chargebacks are completely legitimate, like cases where a purchase was made fraudulently by a third party. But many chargebacks are fraudulent, frivolous, or abuses of the system. In those cases, […]

Merchant TurboApp – IRIS CRM’s Merchant-Boarding Secret Weapon
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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?
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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 […]

Supermarket What BAMS Can Do For Your Supermarket?
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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 […]

Merchant Services Does Your Business Really Need A Merchant Services Account?
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Whether you’re a start-up or an established business, at some point you’re going to be faced with the decision of how to accept electronic payments and whether or not to apply for a merchant services account. That can be a tough choice, as there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding merchant accounts, from the difficulty […]

Online Payment Why You Should Consider BAMS Over Stripe
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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 […]

Low Price Guarantee All About Our Low Price Guarantee
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In the day-to-day grind as a business owner, you’re in a constant state of juggling. Whether it’s managing staff, approving new products, marketing an event, or one of a hundred other things piled up on your to-do list, there’s no shortage of tasks vying for your attention. It probably comes as no surprise then that […]

E-commerce Business Why BAMS Is The Perfect Solution For Your E-commerce Business?
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Over the past decade, the world of e-commerce business has completely transformed consumer purchasing behaviors. Practically everything you once had to procure in-person can now be purchased from the convenience of your couch through a series of clicks, taps, and confirmation emails. In fact, 1.79 billion people worldwide made a purchase online in 2018, with […]

Merchant Services What Can Merchant Services Do For You?
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Cash may have certainly been king at one point in time, but nowadays, card-based transactions reign supreme for consumers and the businesses they shop at. 77% of consumers prefer to pay with credit and debit cards over cash. With this in mind, making decisions around the payment types you’ll accept as a business owner proves […]

Restaurant Payments The Best Payments Processing Service Provider For Restaurants
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From self-ordering kiosks to tabletop and handheld server tablets, restaurateurs are finding new ways to invest in customer experience. Having a point of sale (POS) and payment processing system that’s both reliable, secure, and flexible is one area, in particular, that’s of primary focus. Thanks to technology and the rise of digital, the restaurant industry […]

PCI Compliance - Security Demystifying PCI Compliance – The Basics And Benefits Of Meeting The Industry Security Standard
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PCI compliance is one of the most important factors in establishing safe online transaction processing, but many business owners and managers know very little about it. Most either assume that it doesn’t apply to them or that they already have it – whatever it is. But e-commerce software and online payment solutions aren’t PCI compliant […]

Payment Processing Payment Processing Just Got a Makeover
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While every business is different, there’s one thing we all have in common – the need to process customer payments. Unfortunately, the process comes at a higher price. Literally. Ask yourself – how much does your business spend on payment processing fees? What about things like chargeback and next-day funding? Chances are, you use one […]

closeup of businessman working on financial spreadsheet on laptop rearview Does Your Payment Processing Tool Protect You from Chargebacks?
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Whenever a user dispute a credit card charge they find in their credit card history, one of the provider’s first steps is to demand that the retailer returns the value of the charge – this means chargebacks. They protect consumers from fraudulent charges, but they can also be extremely costly to the merchant.

NY Merchant Services concept. Young startup entrepreneur small business owner working at home, packaging and delivery situation. 3 Ways the Right Merchant Services Help You Keep a Positive Cash Flow
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Merchant services play a large role in your business. They help you collect revenue, but they also impact your expenses. Find the right company that doesn’t disrupt your cash flow.