March 2012

No matter what area of the market your small business is involved in, chargebacks is a term that no small business owner wants to hear, but one that every small business owner should understand, inside and out.
Although chargebacks can seem like a personal attack when someone files a chargeback claim against your business, they were [...]

Shoestring Data Security for a Small Business

Last Updated on March 7, 2012

Business data and card-processing records are critical information for a small business, particularly those in e-commerce of any kind. The loss of such information can close a business down. However, there are easy solutions available to help maintain operations and protect a small business’ data from disaster.

Making Sure Your Payment Systems Stay Secure

Last Updated on March 7, 2012

As payment processing technology continues to advance, so do the benefits for small business owners.  Along with becoming more user friendly, technological advancements have resulted in credit card processing platforms that are more efficient and exponentially faster than their predecessors, which are ultimately beneficial to small business.

Best Practices for Contactless Payments

Last Updated on March 5, 2012

Contactless payment is when someone scans their credit card near the credit card terminal, but they never swipe the card. While these were once very rare, now many credit cards have embedded RFID chips. One of the obvious benefits to installing contactless payment terminals is to help satisfy customers, but there are other benefits as [...]

Advice on Payment Gateways

March 1, 2012

Every time a customer orders product online, the checkout page has a sort of hidden link to a payment processing center. When a credit or debit card is used as payment, the encrypted information is sent to the processing center, and this service is known as a payment gateway. If you are operating a business [...]

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