Do people still barter?

BarteringThere are various means of payment available for your business to receive your funds in exchange for goods and services sold to your clients. Some of these payment options include Bitcoin, Online Payments, Credit Cards, Cash, Bartering and Checks. It is essential to note that each of these payment options have their advantages and disadvantages. Your choice of a payment option is related to the type of business and your risk tolerance. This article is designed to give you  insight into each of these payment options and how they can enhance your business. Continue reading “Do people still barter?”

Phone Swipe Offers New PCI Option

As you know, we take the safeguarding of sensitive cardholder data very seriously here at Phoneswipe. We’re also committed to making the PCI compliance process as easy as possible for you, our valued merchant. That’s why we are doubly pleased to announce that beginning November 14, 2016, we will be partnering with award-winning PCI DSS compliance vendor, SecurityMetrics®. Continue reading “Phone Swipe Offers New PCI Option”

Is Square the Right Account type for your business?

Square or Not to SquareThe introduction of mobile payment options, like Square, has changed the landscape of credit card processing. The question is, as a Furniture Medic Franchisee, is a Square-type of account right for you? In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of Square, as well as other options that you, as a small business owner, may want to take a look at.

The first question you want to ask yourself when considering if Square is right for you, is, “How much do I process in credit cards every month?” or “How much do I think I will process in credit cards every month?” Continue reading “Is Square the Right Account type for your business?”