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How Software Companies Are Overcoming EMV-Related Challenges

Total Merchant Services' VP Of Marketing was recently interviewed by Business Solutions Magazine. Read below, or view the interview here. Total Merchant Services is a credit card merchant account acquirer that provides solutions to merchants and sales partners while focusing on technology-driven products designed to help small businesses prosper and grow. Scott Blum is VP [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

The Importance of Purchasing a POS System with Customer Service Support

Your credit card processing equipment does a great deal more than just accept customer payments. Today's POS solutions can help you with many of the facets involved in successfully running your business. If you are upgrading, make sure that your new POS contains these helpful features as well as one more that is even more [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

How Tableside Ordering Can Increase Profits for Your Restaurant

When customers dine out, they expect delicious food and courteous, prompt service. These days, tableside ordering and paying are helping to make their restaurant experience even better. This 21st-century service also benefits the restaurant owner in a number of ways. Then and Now Just a few years ago, customers gave their food order to their [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Do Customers Who Use Mobile Wallets Spend More?

The mobile wallet might be one of the most exciting consumer innovations to come along in awhile. With it, people can leave their cash and plastic at home in favor of paying via a smartphone or wearable device. As a business owner, you are probably asking a rather obvious question: Will the growing popularity of [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Must Read Guide to Accepting NFC Payments

These days, virtually everybody has a smartphone. In the last five years alone, 47 percent of the U.S. population got onboard with mobile technology, meaning that now two-thirds of us are texting and calling wirelessly. More and more of us are also making financial transactions via our smartphones. In fact, we will be spending about [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

How to Win Over the Millennial Customer

You have been hearing for years about Generation X, but now there is a new cohort on the scene. Dubbed Generation Y or, more commonly, millennials, this is the first group of Americans who have never lived without the Internet and personal devices such as mobile phones. To say that this subset of people is [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Why It’s (Finally) Time to Replace Your Old School Cash Register

Being careful and cautious are traits that have probably been invaluable throughout your personal and professional life. They have kept you from making impulsive decisions and from leaping at every too-good-to-be-true offer that has come down the pike. That being said, this greatest strength might be holding you back from gaining customers and raking in [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Are Faster Checkout Times Coming to a Business Near You?

Whether you are a business owner or a customer, you have every reason to be happy about the adoption of EMV-compliant credit cards. Merchants who upgrade their technology are not financially liable if fraud occurs, while consumers can feel a little safer knowing that their card never leaves their possession. Now, new technology can further [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Why Accepting Cash Only Isn’t Necessarily a Good Thing

No matter how excellent your products and services might be, making a solid profit is often an elusive challenge. When every penny counts, you might be tempted as a business owner to leave your credit card machine behind and only accept cash. While your impulse is understandable, think long and hard before you take this [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Case Study: POS Software Vendor Solves EMV Issue With Groovv SDK

  The EMV mandate requires that businesses accept EMV chip card payments or face liability for counterfeit credit card fraud. Software developers that provide point of sale solutions could endure a long process to integrate EMV-compliant payments with their applications. Software developer Eyefinity found an easy solution with Groovv SDK. Learn more: http://pointofsale.com/2016051311377/Payment-Processing/Case-Study-POS-Software-Vendor-Solves-EMV-Issue-With-SDK.html

By | May 17th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments