The Fed Wants You to Help Make Payments Better

The Fed — that quasi-accountable Federal banking system that sets our interest rates, and determines how much cash liquidity we should all be awash in — now wants your help. Or at least,  they want your comments.

Make Your Business Stronger Than Ever with AVP Solutions

In order to keep your business growing, you need business merchant services that provide easy solutions to all of your e-commerce needs.  It is a fact that most people carry little or no cash because it is more convenient to use credit cards. Another fact is that more and more people are shopping online where cash is really not an option.

May You Live in Pinterest-ing Times: Social media and Holiday Shopping

Yes, we’re barely past Labor Day, and it’s already time to think of your customers’ shopping habits as the holiday season approaches. Indeed, you may have been thinking about such things before the last 4th of July sparkler was lit.

Mobile Credit Card Processing for Business On The Go

A lot of businesses in today’s world are going mobile and getting more and more creative when it comes to gaining customers. Regardless of what your business is, if you are not equipped to handle different forms of payment, you may be missing out.

Card Use Slows in Summer, Yet New Ways to Spend on Horizon

We always like when two seemingly unrelated bits of news emerge to make a pattern, or perhaps two points on a related map. On the one hand, we have another report from the Fed that, as Reuters puts it, “growth in U.S. consumer credit slowed for the second straight month in July, held back by a decline in a measure of credit card usage that hinted at a mood of caution among consumers.”

Make Paper Checks a Thing of the Past

In today’s world, many things are done electronically such as buying and selling items and video chatting with your friends and family thousands of miles away. Whether you have been in business for 15 years or 5 months, you probably have, or need to, integrated some form of current technology into your business to stay current and ensure you don’t lose business due to lack of payment options.

Online, or In-Store, Your Customers Shop With Devices In Hand

Online, or In-Store, Your Customers Shop With Devices In Hand The Blurring Lines Between Online and Offline Shopping Online marketing…

Smart Phones Make it Easy to Accept Credit Card Payments Anywhere

It is amazing how far we have come in the technological age in such a short time. The first cellular phones came to the market in the 80’s. At that time, analog was the only frequency available and portable phones were only a vision. Digital phones came about in the 90’s and have grown increasingly popular ever since.