Electronic Payments: Mitigating Credit Card Fraud

From online shopping to entertainment subscriptions, contactless payments have risen in popularity over the past several years. When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020, it pushed businesses — big and small — to adopt contactless payments to cater to customer needs, and today, the shift only continues to grow. According to Grand View Research Inc. data, the… Read more »


Hosted payment page TIPS

Simply add ” total= ” followed by the amount, to the end of the URL followed by the amount. You can also prefill the Invoice amount with ” invoice= “ Or even both by combining them with ” & “! example.com/pay?total=100&invoice=123456 *Have your own custom fields you’d like to pre-fill as well? Most fields can… Read more »

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What Do Payment Processors Do?

If you own a small business, you need to know what happens when someone comes to your business to buy something. When you take a payment from a customer, you do not want the customer (or your business) to encounter issues. Otherwise, your revenue could suffer, and your customers will lose faith in your business…. Read more »

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What Are Merchant Services For Small Businesses?

If you run a business, then you probably have a lot on your plate. You need to figure out how you can meet the needs of your customers and clients while still generating enough money to keep the lights on. In addition, how will you accept payments? The days of accepting only cash are long… Read more »


Fuel Pumps Down? We Can Help!

Having issues with your fuel pumps? Looking to upgrade to EMV acceptance and not sure where to start? We can help! Our team works directly with you and your fuel pump technician on First Data’s Buypass platform. Whether you’re using Gilbarco Passport, Ruby Commander, or another fuel retail POS solution, we have all the answers… Read more »


Backup Withholding

We hope our merchants never encounter backup withholding, but it can be an unfortunate reality for any business owner. The good news is that if you find yourself in this situation, we can help! We’ll cover some frequently asked questions regarding backup withholding, and encourage you to reach out to our team right away for… Read more »

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Applying for a Merchant Account

Smart merchants know that accepting credit and debit card payments from their customers means more business, more profit and more satisfied clients. But how do you set your business up to take card payments in the first place? This can be a confusing and frustrating process, but CardConnect Paradise makes it simple for you by… Read more »

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Understanding Underwriting

The underwriting process can be confusing and frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be! Understanding what information the underwriters are asking for and why it’s being requested can help put merchants at ease and speed along the process. After all, an underwriting review is necessary in order to be approved for a merchant account, and… Read more »


Cardpointe API: Accept Payments on your WordPress Website

Cardpointe Gateway API allows you to integrate payment acceptance with your own tools, and can be incredibly convenient! This article will cover how to set up a shopping cart on your WordPress website using Cardpointe API and the WooCommerce plugin. No coding required! Getting Started For this tutorial, you will need your website to be… Read more »


Authorize.net: Your Shopping Cart Solution

Integration is always a forefront issue when setting up a business online. Webhosts, payment gateways, API… it can easily get muddled and confusing on how to fit all the puzzle pieces together and create a functional platform for your customers. Thankfully, there’s one easy solution for taking payments: Authorize.net. Authorize.net is one of the original… Read more »