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Why Multiple Payment Options are Necessary

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Retailers and merchants are constantly trying to find ways to improve their customer experience through a variety of methods––customer service, customer loyalty programs, discounts, etc. However, one way that is often overlooked is simply offering a variety of payment options. In today’s world of multiple payment options, multiple payment options in your business can increase the customer’s overall experience. With …

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How to Use Gift Cards To Your Advantage

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Gift cards are a great way for your business to gain new customers. With a few simple tricks, you can sell more cards and increase your store traffic all while providing a valuable resource for your customers. Packaging and Display While some gift card recipients have previously been to your store, many have not and your gift card is your …

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Top 4 Ways to Gain Repeat Customers

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Every customer that walks in your business’ doors is valuable, but those customers that walk in more than once are the most valuable. Earning repeat business is the key to gaining customer loyalty and strengthening your brand. Here are the top 4 ways to earn those precious repeat customers: Collect Customer Data Start off right the first time a customer …

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Chargebacks: What they are and how to deal

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When you own a small business that processes credit cards, chargebacks are oftentimes just part of the deal. However, there are ways to avoid these unfortunate disputes. Here, we walk you through chargebacks––what they are, what causes them and how to prevent them from happening. What is a Chargeback? A chargeback occurs when a customer contacts their credit card issuer …

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Small Business Loyalty Programs Add Value for All

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Relationships with your customers are vital to the lifeblood of your business. The better relationship you have with your customers, the more they will want to conduct business with you. One way of achieving these strong customer relationships is through customer loyalty programs. These programs offer value to the customer while building brand identity, increasing customer loyalty, customizing the shopping …

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Eliot Management Group Opens Albuquerque Location

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FORT WORTH, TEXAS––Eliot Management Group brings jobs and service to the Albuquerque, N.M. community with the opening of their new office on Americas Parkway, just west of downtown. The office officially opened on January 11, 2016 and has already started to serve the Albuquerque community’s merchant processing needs. With the opening of this location, Eliot Management Group is actively looking …

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Payment Processing Options You Should Consider in 2016

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In today’s world, small businesses have options when it comes to how they process payments. Many consumers are leaving behind traditional cash and check payments and moving towards online, card and mobile payments. In order to stay competitive, merchants need to stay up to date with the most modern payment options for their business. With 2016 already underway, here are …

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Mobile Wallet Terms You Need to Know

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2016 is expected to bring new advancements and higher adoption of mobile wallets. Knowing this, merchants need to educate themselves on the various mobile wallet payment terms so they are prepared for the predicted rise in these types of transactions. Contactless Payments A contactless payment is a payment made without touching anything. Types of contactless payments include contactless chip cards, …

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NFC FAQ

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With mobile wallets and contactless payments rising in popularity amongst consumers, merchants need to be prepared to accept these forms of payment so they never miss a transaction. So what is NFC? NFC is a technology that allows the contactless data exchange between two electronic devices. What does it stand for? Near Field Communication. What is the difference between NFC …

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So You Have EMV…Now What?

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So you’ve upgraded your terminal to accept EMV-Chip Cards, now what? Life since the October 1 EMV deadline has been confusing and frustrating for some, while simple and easy for others. If you and your employees consider yourselves in the former category, do not lose hope; there are ways to achieve seamless EMV transactions: Familiarize Yourself with Your Terminal Familiarize …