Reviewing Square’s Merchant Services and Fees: Is Square Right for Your Business?

Reviewing Square’s Merchant Services and Fees: Is Square Right for Your Business? By Meaghan Brophy Square is a point-of-sale and payment processing service for small businesses that has hundreds of thousands of users nationwide. It’s free to create a Square Payments account, and the Square point-of-sale (POS) app can be downloaded for free on any iOS […]

Credit Card Interchange Rates: What You Need to Know About Payment Processing Fees

Credit Card Interchange Rates: What You Need to Know About Payment Processing Fees By Jasmine Glasheen Researching credit card interchange rates isn’t the most exhilarating aspect of running a business, nor is it the easiest–– especially you’re faced with niche financial terminology that few people understand and even fewer have the capacity to explain. However, […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Credit Card Processor

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a Credit Card Processor As a business owner, it’s important to provide your customers with multiple payment options so you don’t have to worry about turning anyone away simply because you don’t offer the payment method they prefer. With the rise of today’s forward-thinking payment methods like digital […]

5 Things Your Payment Processor Isn’t Telling You

5 Things Your Payment Processor Isn’t Telling You Credit card processing is a confusing subject at the best of times, and it doesn’t help if your processor doesn’t tell you key information. Here are a few of the most important things that your payment processor isn’t telling you. Prices are Different for You than Other […]

8 Ways to Attract More Patients to Your Medical Practice

8 Ways to Attract More Patients to Your Medical Practice Marketing is essential to the success of any business, and that even holds true when it comes to medical practices. While it’s important to maintain a good relationship with the patients you already have, it’s just as important to grow your practice and add new patients. […]

Credit Card Processing Dictionary: 57 Terms to Know When Dealing with Payments

Credit Card Processing Dictionary: 57 Terms to Know When Dealing with Payments The world of credit card processing can be confusing. The processes can be complex, there are several players and entities involved, and the terminology isn’t exactly self-explanatory. For this reason, any business dealing with payment process should educate themselves on the ins and […]

8 Ways To Improve Your Dental Practice’s Productivity

8 Ways To Improve Your Dental Practice’s Productivity A dental office is unique in that the most successful ones find a way for operations and office management to work together, running on efficiency, enhanced workflow management, systems, and synchronized product integration. But things can still fall through the cracks. According to Dentistry IQ, the average […]

7 Checkout Trends: How Consumers Are Paying Now and in the Future

7 Checkout Trends: How Consumers Are Paying Now and in the Future By: Alexandra Sheehan Although online commerce is going nowhere, in-person customer experiences still prevail. Time and time again, consumers are proving that prefer the experience of shopping. And brands get to make authentic connections — that lead to lifelong customer loyalty. But the […]

Cost Reduction Methods for Merchants: 8 Ideas to Reduce Expenses in Your Business

Cost Reduction Methods for Merchants: 8 Ideas to Reduce Expenses in Your Business It’s a question that has plagued business owners since the beginning of time: How can you reduce your expenses and cut costs without sacrificing quality? With small businesses being constantly squeezed by increases in expenses, controlling costs is always an important issue. […]

7 Marketing Lessons You Can Learn from Costco — and How You Can Use Them to Drive Loyalty and Sales

7 Marketing Lessons You Can Learn from Costco — and How You Can Use Them to Drive Loyalty and Sales By: Alexandra Sheehan It’s no surprise that Costco’s direct-to-consumer business model is successful. With its paid membership, the brand generates revenue BEFORE even generating a sale. But their success lies in more than just a healthy […]

Where Costco’s Membership Model Falls Short for Merchants

Where Costco’s Membership Model Falls Short for Merchants By Jasmine Glasheen Costco has an impeccable reputation. The company’s image for great customer service at low prices is so good, in fact, that many business-owners are stoked to realize that Costco has a Merchant Services Program dedicated to credit card processing–– after all, who doesn’t want […]

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