Payment Solutions for Sole Proprietors—AVPS Can Help Grow Your Business

Sole proprietor businesses help drive our economy, and make up an incredibly diverse pool of talents across all industries. From personal trainers to writers, housekeepers to consultants, independent entrepreneurs…

Payment Processing Fees—How Do They Fit Into Your New Business Model?

As a new business owner, you know that the logistics of getting your business up and running raise many questions. Likewise, you’re learning about merchant…

The Security vs. Freedom Debate: Payment Card Style!

“Those who sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither,” Ben Franklin once famously remarked. The question is whether the famously frugal Mr. Franklin would be happy knowing that most customers today…

Setting Up a Merchant Account? A Quick Fix May End Up Hurting Your Business

As you set up a new business, we know that you have a many options when selecting your merchant bank account provider.

Falling Gas Prices Mean More Money in Consumers’ Pockets—How Your Business Can Benefit

With gas prices at their lowest in a decade, many consumers are finding themselves with a much-appreciated boost in expendable income.

VISA Revenue Up and So Is Chip Card Use — Along With Fraud Costs

An array of studies reveal interesting new “market metrics” for the economy, at least from the payment card side of the equation. Visa revenue in Europe is up 25% — to an all time high, as Pymnts.com reports.

Post-Holiday Slow Downs Give Your Business Time for Strategic 2016 Growth Planning

Now that the holiday rush has passed, your business needs to focus on how to approach the New Year with an eye toward growth and profitability. Are you missing out on some easy strategies for more frequent customer…

A New Year Resolution for More Payment Security?

We’ve been watching the MarketWatch website since the new year kicked off, mostly to track the rather breathtaking gyrations of the stock market…

AVPS Offers Smart Merchant Account Solutions to Help E-Commerce Businesses

With the internet flooded with e-commerce businesses, you need to focus on marketing and growing your brand in order to stand out. But are you still stuck with those necessary…