All Posts by Ursula Librizzi

Things to Know Before You Buy Credit Card Readers

Things to Know Before You Buy Credit Card Readers

If there’s one thing to take away from this post, it’s that all card reader are not made equally. Despite looking similar, they vary greatly in features, business benefits and cost. Before investing in credit card readers, you should have a thorough understanding of them. Most importantly, you should be aware of the red flags to look for when shopping to ensure you’re purchasing credit card readers that will be a long-term investment for your business. Here are six things to absolutely avoid when shopping for credit card readers: No EMV certification: With the liability shift nearly…

6 Benefits to Look for in a Payment API Partner

6 Benefits to Look for in a Payment API Partner

You integrate a payment API to enhance the functionality of your software system. In turn, your business and customers enjoy residual benefits. For your business, you save time and money you would have spent building a payment function from scratch and going through the process of PCI certification. For your customers, it eliminates the need to search for payment services and provides a streamlined workflow for collecting payments and utilizing your software. Though nearly all payment APIs provide these benefits, not all are made equally. Because integrating with a payment API is a developmental undertaking, though still much simpler than…

How to Choose the Best Merchant Service Provider

How to Choose the Best Merchant Service Provider

Are you just starting your business? Do you want to expand to have an online presence? Does your business have multiple locations? No matter your current business size or the future you see for it, there’s a Merchant Service Provider that will fit your business. The challenge is how to choose the best one. In this post, we will discuss the ideal pricing plans and features you should get out of your Merchant Service Provider based on your business size. Small Businesses Whether you’re just starting out or you run a mom-and-pop shop, it’s likely you aren’…

Efficiently Manage Your Multi-Location Dealership

Efficiently Manage Your Multi-Location Dealership

Accepting credit card payments only gets more complicated when managing a multi-location dealership – even more so when each location has different departments. Using a system that encompasses all your needs to manage the complexities of a multi-location business will minimize time spent preparing reports and give you greater oversight across your dealership. With our Virtual Terminal, you can access every department and location’s activity from anywhere, in real time, so you never miss a beat. Track Department Sales Instead of manually filing, tallying and storing paper receipts, use a Virtual Terminal to automate this process. Whether all sales go…

How Veterinary Practice Managers Can Streamline Reporting

How Veterinary Practice Managers Can Streamline Reporting

Keeping a pulse on your veterinary practice’s financials should be as easy as checking a patient’s medical record. Yet, most Merchant Service Providers don’t offer intuitive credit card processing systems to streamline the work put into financial reporting. Luckily, there is software that offers an all-in-one solution to simplify and streamline reporting efforts for you and your team. Say hello to the Virtual Terminal. Automatic Batching The end-of-day close takes time and can cause your front desk staff to stay late to batch out sales totals each day. With the Virtual Terminal, your batch-out process is simplified…