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What is a Credit Card Payment Processor?

Payments are the lifeblood of your business. It drives your growth, pays your employees, and most importantly, pays for the roof over your head. As a business owner, you must understand how the payment processing system works and how the payment processor is always on...

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Am I Considered a High Risk Merchant?

Being a high risk merchant is not an end-all. In fact, some of the most acclaimed businesses are considered high risk. But, what exactly does it mean to be a high risk business and what are some of the obstacles one would face under this...

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PCI Security: Your Gateway for Safe E-commerce

Today’s business world is run on data. With it, entrepreneurs can make strategic decisions that help push their companies forward. With so much data at your disposal, you must take your security seriously. According to Retarus, $2.9 million is lost to cybercrime. Due to an...

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Protect Your Transaction Data With These 4 Easy Tips

In today’s digital-heavy world, companies and their customers are constantly at threat of a data breach. According to PCI Security Standards Council, 50% of small businesses’ data has been breached in the past 12 months. Hackers are more sophisticated than ever, resulting in “encryption only”...

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What’s Up With This Contactless Payment Trend?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things in how we shop and bank. According to a market report from eMarketer, contactless payments, such as mobile-app purchases grew 29%. But, why is contactless purchasing such a hot commodity right now, and why should businesses...

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