602, 2016

Is Your Small Business Social? 9 Reasons to Get Your Small Business With the Social Program

We’re not telling you anything you don’t already know: Social media has taken the world by storm. The rise of online social interactions is one of the biggest developments in the last decade.  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest – there seem to be new options popping up all the time.

Depending on your personal preferences,  these sites […]

2601, 2016

The Importance of a Purchase Order Link

As a business owner, one of the most important documents that you will deal with on a daily basis is a purchase order. Make no mistake: Whenever you send an email to a customer, it MUST include a purchase order link for the associated transaction, for a number of reasons that are far too important […]

1601, 2016

Life as an eCig Retailer: Overcoming the Stigmas

Even when you are abiding by federal, state, and local laws, there seems to be a negative public view that eCig and Vape retailers can’t get around.

If you’re doing everything you’re supposed to be doing, why do you have to deal with a social stigma simply because of the products you choose to sell?

Unfortunately, […]

501, 2016

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Merchant Service Provider

Whether a business operates exclusively online or in an actual brick and mortar store, business owners need a payment processing solution to securely handle debt and credit card payments. Not all payment processing solutions are created equal, however, business owners must choose carefully. The key for payment processing success is for business owners to select […]

3012, 2015

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Time to Evaluate Your Payment Processing

2611, 2015

The Six Things That Are Ruining Your Checkout Conversions

If you are finding that your checkout conversions are lacking, don’t take it in stride. There are factors that have been shown to have a significant impact on your conversion rate, and many of them are fixable.

Determine which contributor may be the culprit for your website, address and resolve the issue, and watch your conversion […]

2411, 2015

Stop Credit Fraud: It’s Your Job to Protect Your Customers

Credit card fraud is a serious issue, and affects millions of people over their lifetime. The information on a credit card can be stolen in a number of ways, but the biggest problems with credit card fraud usually come from major data breaches. When these breaches happen, thousands or even millions of card numbers and […]

1911, 2015

Breaking Up With Square Is It a Mutual Decision?

A lot of small businesses started by using Square for payment processing. But many of these businesses seem to be outgrowing what Square has to offer.

It is generally easy to tell when a company is starting to outgrow Square, because the processor offers limited usage that may not be enough to handle the needs […]

1711, 2015

The Switch to Plastic: Say So Long to Pocket Change

Though Generation X won’t recall, it wasn’t all that long ago that you had to carry cash everywhere you went; it was the only way to buy anything.  

Although checks had technically been around for over a hundred years, their novelty became popular in the mid-1900s; you didn’t have to carry the currency, and you […]

1011, 2015

How to Pass the SB 97 Audit

Passing the SB97 audit is highly important, because the eCig and Vapor Industry now has new age restriction regulations that must be followed. You don’t want to end up getting your business into big trouble because you weren’t up to date on the latest regulations. Fortunately, there are ways you can get help, so you […]