11|2021

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 »

instantaccept

10|2021

InstantAccept: Your QuickBooks Integration Solution

The question of integration is always at the forefront when choosing a payment processor, and one of the most popular requests is Quickbooks. As Quickbooks is used by so many businesses for so many aspects, such as payroll, invoicing and inventory management, it’s incredibly convenient to have a solution for directing your payments through your… Read more »

09|2021

What is PIN Debit?

PIN (personal identification number) debit is a debit transaction that’s routed through the debit network instead of the credit network. Debit transactions typically offer higher security and lower costs for merchants, but what is the difference between PIN and signature, and why does it matter? Signature Debit Signature debit is a debit transaction that’s being… Read more »

08|2021

Hosted Payment Page: Design

One of Cardpointe’s best features is a personalized hosted payment page. You can text or email a link directly to your customers for remote payment, as well as add a “Pay Now” button to your website! This addition to our platform was instrumental in allowing businesses to continue operation through the closures of the COVID-19… Read more »

08|2021

Cardpointe Mobile

Cardpointe is a great option for merchants on the go! Wishing you could accept credit cards at fairs, festivals and conventions? Looking for a way to run transactions at a customer’s home or on location? So many businesses are branching out to offer more convenient payment methods for their customers. The Cardpointe app is an… Read more »

06|2021

Interchange Optimization

You’ve most likely heard this term thrown around in relation to credit card processing, but what exactly is interchange and why does it matter? Interchange is the individual price assessment for all card types; since these fees are paid directly to the card-issuing banks, not to the payment processors, they are generally non-negotiable and can… Read more »

integration

06|2021

To Integrate or Not to Integrate?

To integrate my credit card processing or not to integrate? That is the question. Integrated credit card processing is when your business management software has credit card processing built (or integrated) into it. The nice thing about this is that you keep it simple by using just one interface and avoid double entering charges. However,… Read more »

Cardpointe Gateway

05|2021

Why Cardpointe Gateway is the Best

CardConnect (Fiserv) is best known for Cardpointe gateway. This is our user-friendly, fully customizable system that is included as the base of your merchant services. Not only do you have access to a virtual terminal and full reporting system, but you also have access to open API, a hosted payment page, and many terminal options… Read more »