PCI Sets New Security Standards – Gets Surprising Pushback

As the Finextra website reminds us, “merchants and other businesses globally use ‘PA-DSS Validated’ software to ensure they can safely accept payments, both in-store and online.”

Small Business is Optimistic — But Is It Ready For EMVs?

Shopkeep is a cloud-based technology company  used by more than 18,000 different small businesses, to keep track of things like payroll, inventory, etc. They are also prone to surveying their customers and compiling the info in what they called their “ShopKeep Small Business Index,” or SSBI They just announced the release for their survey for the second quarter of 2015, and the good news is that “survey respondents reported their highest revenue and optimism to date.”

Small Business Credit Card Processing: An Overview to Help You Get Started

As your business makes the shift to credit card handling, a basic understanding of small business credit card processing can…

Small Business Credit Card Processing: What does it Offer Small Businesses?

For many businesses, the dividing line between staying small and growing bigger is opening a merchant service account. When a business is small, it often accepts cash and checks as a way to avoid merchant fees. But, as time goes on, credit fees pale in comparison to the money a business loses by not accepting credit.