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Top 4 Ways Your Business Can Attract Fraud

Web Editor Blog Posts, Fraud

Fraud is a common occurrence when you run a small business. While you make every effort as a small business owner to avoid fraud, there are still many seemingly harmless business habits and traits that actually end up attracting fraud. Here are the top four habits and traits that could put you at risk: You Sell What is in Demand …

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3 Easy and Cheap Ways To Boost Small Business Sales

Web Editor EMV, Growing Your Business, Marketing Your Business

When you run a small business, you have limited resources. Sometimes the idea of boosting your sales without an expensive and shiny marketing strategy seems impossible. However, there are a few easy and cheap ways to boost your sales as a small business. Add the Personal Touch As a small business owner, you have the advantage over large chains when …

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Your Merchant Account Statement Defined

Web Editor Blog Posts, Growing Your Business

Reading and understanding your merchant account statement can be overwhelming at times. The plethora of words and terms that small business owners may not be familiar with can make even the sharpest of business owner feel uneasy. Here are the top terms in your merchant statement defined: Summary: Situated at the top of the statement, the summary shows the processed …

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What Thieves Don’t Want You to Know About Tokenization

Web Editor Blog Posts, EMV, Equipment, Fraud, Growing Your Business, Industry Trends

In 2014, nearly half of American businesses and organizations experienced a data breach. Since then, new US security measures have been put in place to help protect both businesses and cardholder data. While the traditional magnetic stripe transaction method is still efficient at completing a transaction, it lacks the extra level of security that some of the new transaction technologies …

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Cut the Line: 4 Tips to Speed up Your Transaction Time

Web Editor Blog Posts, Growing Your Business, Marketing Your Business

No one likes waiting––especially in a retail or quick serve restaurant setting. When your lines get long, you customers get frustrated, your sales potential drops and your employees become flustered. You need to cut the line. The faster your checkout line moves, the faster you are able to turn customers and the more sales you have. Quick checkout lines lead …

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When the Outside Counts: Packaging 101

Web Editor Blog Posts, Growing Your Business, Marketing Your Business, Sales Tips

You have likely heard that it is what is on the inside that counts, but what about the outside? When it comes to your business’ products, oftentimes, the outside is a lucrative influencer in consumer buying. In fact, some businesses see a 30 percent increase in consumer interest when more time and energy are spent towards packaging. First impressions are …