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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’…

Guide to Choosing the Right Shopping Cart Software for Your Business

Guide to Choosing the Right Shopping Cart Software for Your Business

When it comes to choosing shopping cart software for your business, a lack of options is not an issue. There are hundreds of platforms available today, many of which offer specialized business features for different online industries. An abundance of choice is a good thing, as it means you'll be able to find something out there that works for you. However, it can also be overwhelming to compare all these options. Business owners are already under pressure, and nobody wants to have second thoughts about the vital piece of software that runs their website and online store. That's your central…

6 Information-Security Risks to Know About as You Prepare for 2019

6 Information-Security Risks to Know About as You Prepare for 2019

As the owner of a small to medium-sized business, you probably understand the importance of information. Your company likely gathers a wealth of data from its various IT systems that you process, store, and even analyze to help make better tactical and strategic decisions. The amount of information gathered by businesses of all sizes is constantly growing, and it’s becoming increasingly important to take the right security measures to protect your company’s stored data. This article highlights six information-security risks you should know about as you prepare for 2019. Information Security Cybercriminals recognize that companies are gathering more…

How to Start Accepting Credit Cards

How to Start Accepting Credit Cards

Becoming a business that accepts credit cards is a process. Both before and after the application there are certain steps that we strongly advise you to take. Follow the steps below to start accepting credit cards at your business and be successful from the get-go. Research Your Options You wouldn’t apply for a bank loan without thoroughly researching your options, right? The same should go for accepting credit cards. You need access to a merchant account to process credit and debit transactions, and like most service industries, there are an overwhelming number of options to choose from. To cut…

10 E-Commerce Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Product

10 E-Commerce Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Product

Long gone are the days when a cash register and shop front were the only things you needed to sell your goods. Online is the smart way to sell, but you could still be making 10 classic e-commerce mistakes. Poor Product Description No one wants to take a guess at what they’re buying. If your product description isn’t detailed enough, you won’t attract customers to buy your products. Due to the nature of online shopping, you must provide a thorough experience to incentivize purchases, which includes showing the item from every angle as well as up close.…