Merchant News https://www.emscorporate.com/news Stay up to date on the latest payment news, merchant information, best small business practices and all things Electronic Merchant Systems. en Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:41:07 GMT 2022-12-07T16:41:07Z en How to Add Payment Processing to a Website https://www.emscorporate.com/news/how-to-add-payment-processing-to-website <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/how-to-add-payment-processing-to-website" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/payment-transfer-from-phone-to-phone-design-element-vector-flat-cartoon-illustration.jpg_s=1024x1024%26w=is%26k=20%26c=3Rt9UyR_PFlFxytqe2AImm1C4zq9aGJimZA2XY_Si7Y=.jpg" alt="payment processing on website" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Whether you’re selling handmade scarves, 3D-printed toothbrushes, or custom artwork, you need an eCommerce site with the power to process customer payments.&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/how-to-add-payment-processing-to-website" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/payment-transfer-from-phone-to-phone-design-element-vector-flat-cartoon-illustration.jpg_s=1024x1024%26w=is%26k=20%26c=3Rt9UyR_PFlFxytqe2AImm1C4zq9aGJimZA2XY_Si7Y=.jpg" alt="payment processing on website" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Whether you’re selling handmade scarves, 3D-printed toothbrushes, or custom artwork, you need an eCommerce site with the power to process customer payments.&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fhow-to-add-payment-processing-to-website&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Payment Processing Tue, 22 Nov 2022 14:00:00 GMT msheehan@emscorporate.com (Merrell Sheehan) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/how-to-add-payment-processing-to-website 2022-11-22T14:00:00Z How Much Do Merchant Services Cost? https://www.emscorporate.com/news/merchant-services-cost-prices <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/merchant-services-cost-prices" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/merchant%20services.jpg" alt="merchant services cartoon" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>It finally happened—you had a “Eureka!” moment, and your product idea will change the world. But, even if your idea is <em>so</em> genius that the elevator pitch practically writes itself, you have some hurdles to overcome before closing your first sale.&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/merchant-services-cost-prices" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/merchant%20services.jpg" alt="merchant services cartoon" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>It finally happened—you had a “Eureka!” moment, and your product idea will change the world. But, even if your idea is <em>so</em> genius that the elevator pitch practically writes itself, you have some hurdles to overcome before closing your first sale.&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fmerchant-services-cost-prices&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Merchant Services Tue, 15 Nov 2022 14:00:00 GMT msheehan@emscorporate.com (Merrell Sheehan) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/merchant-services-cost-prices 2022-11-15T14:00:00Z Best Ways to Process Credit Card Payments https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-ways-to-process-credit-card-payments <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-ways-to-process-credit-card-payments" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/EMS%20January%202019%20Theme/Images/emv-applepay.png" alt="best-ways-to-process" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>If your customers rely on credit card transactions to make payments, these transactions need to be easy. The last thing you want is customers going through a stressful shopping experience.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-ways-to-process-credit-card-payments" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/EMS%20January%202019%20Theme/Images/emv-applepay.png" alt="best-ways-to-process" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>If your customers rely on credit card transactions to make payments, these transactions need to be easy. The last thing you want is customers going through a stressful shopping experience.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fbest-ways-to-process-credit-card-payments&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Payment Processing Tue, 08 Nov 2022 14:00:00 GMT msheehan@emscorporate.com (Merrell Sheehan) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-ways-to-process-credit-card-payments 2022-11-08T14:00:00Z 5 Questions Payment Processors Ask Online CBD Retailers https://www.emscorporate.com/news/5-questions-payment-processors-ask-online-cbd-retailers <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/5-questions-payment-processors-ask-online-cbd-retailers" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/Asset%202.jpg" alt="5-cbd-payment-processing-questions" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p style="font-size: 18px;">Business is booming for the CBD industry, and that trend doesn’t seem like it’s going to stop anytime soon. In fact, the CBD market<span style="font-size: 18px; color: #00afd7;"> <a href="https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/cannabidiol-cbd-market-103215" style="color: #00afd7;">is expected to grow 15-fold in the next decade</a></span><span style="color: #333333;">. </span>Some big players are in the game; this is the perfect time to open up your online shop and sell CBD.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/5-questions-payment-processors-ask-online-cbd-retailers" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/Asset%202.jpg" alt="5-cbd-payment-processing-questions" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p style="font-size: 18px;">Business is booming for the CBD industry, and that trend doesn’t seem like it’s going to stop anytime soon. In fact, the CBD market<span style="font-size: 18px; color: #00afd7;"> <a href="https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/cannabidiol-cbd-market-103215" style="color: #00afd7;">is expected to grow 15-fold in the next decade</a></span><span style="color: #333333;">. </span>Some big players are in the game; this is the perfect time to open up your online shop and sell CBD.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2F5-questions-payment-processors-ask-online-cbd-retailers&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Thu, 20 Oct 2022 12:30:00 GMT jtheberge@emscorporate.com (Jarett Theberge) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/5-questions-payment-processors-ask-online-cbd-retailers 2022-10-20T12:30:00Z The 6 Most Important KPIs for Payment Processing https://www.emscorporate.com/news/the-most-important-kpis-for-payment-processing <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/the-most-important-kpis-for-payment-processing" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/iStock-1303544328%20%281%29.jpg" alt="The 6 Most Important KPIs for Payment Processing" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>There are few things more important for a business owner than seamless payment processing. But evaluating your platform’s performance can be daunting, especially when you aren’t sure what figures to track. That’s why identifying key performance indicators (KPIs) is essential.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/the-most-important-kpis-for-payment-processing" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/iStock-1303544328%20%281%29.jpg" alt="The 6 Most Important KPIs for Payment Processing" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>There are few things more important for a business owner than seamless payment processing. But evaluating your platform’s performance can be daunting, especially when you aren’t sure what figures to track. That’s why identifying key performance indicators (KPIs) is essential.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fthe-most-important-kpis-for-payment-processing&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Small Business Merchant Services Thu, 13 Oct 2022 12:00:00 GMT msheehan@emscorporate.com (Merrell Sheehan) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/the-most-important-kpis-for-payment-processing 2022-10-13T12:00:00Z Most Frequently Asked Questions About Payment Processing https://www.emscorporate.com/news/most-frequently-asked-questions-about-payment-processing <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/most-frequently-asked-questions-about-payment-processing" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/Asset%201@2x111.png" alt="payment-processing-FAQ2" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Payment processing is one of the cornerstones of running a business in the 21<sup>st</sup> century. With more ways to pay than ever before, you need a reliable and cost-effective processing partner to help things run smoothly.</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takeaways You Will Get from This Article</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">1. The cost of credit card processing will depend on the processor, card networks, and industry you’re in.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">2. You can normally receive money from your sales within two business days.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">3. Find a payment processor with 24/7/365 live customer support.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">4. Most retail businesses can see their new account up and running in one to two business days.</p> </blockquote> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/most-frequently-asked-questions-about-payment-processing" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/Asset%201@2x111.png" alt="payment-processing-FAQ2" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Payment processing is one of the cornerstones of running a business in the 21<sup>st</sup> century. With more ways to pay than ever before, you need a reliable and cost-effective processing partner to help things run smoothly.</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takeaways You Will Get from This Article</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">1. The cost of credit card processing will depend on the processor, card networks, and industry you’re in.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">2. You can normally receive money from your sales within two business days.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">3. Find a payment processor with 24/7/365 live customer support.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">4. Most retail businesses can see their new account up and running in one to two business days.</p> </blockquote> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fmost-frequently-asked-questions-about-payment-processing&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Small Business Payment Processing Thu, 29 Sep 2022 17:56:51 GMT jtheberge@emscorporate.com (Jarett Theberge) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/most-frequently-asked-questions-about-payment-processing 2022-09-29T17:56:51Z 6 Common Payment Processing Problems & How to Solve Them https://www.emscorporate.com/news/common-payment-processing-problems-how-to-solve-them <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/common-payment-processing-problems-how-to-solve-them" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/Payment_Processing_Problems%20%282%29.jpg" alt="most-common-problems" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>For a small business, a payment processing partner can give you more ways to do business. But payment processing can still leave businesses to deal with risks and a headache here and there.&nbsp;</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takaways You Will Get From This Article</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">1. To avoid <span style="font-weight: bold;">lack of</span> <span style="font-weight: bold;">transparency,</span> when signing up for a payment processing plan, ensure you receive an itemized or detailed plan list.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">2. To best prevent credit card <span style="font-weight: bold;">fraud</span>, ensure your business is PCI Compliant.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">3. Making explicit return policies can help your case when an issuing bank or payment processor contacts you about a potential <span style="font-weight: bold;">chargeback</span> situation.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">4. You need payment processing that has an <span style="font-weight: bold;">integrated payment solution</span>.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">5. Find a payment processor that has 24/7 <span style="font-weight: bold;">customer support</span>.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">6. Give more power to your customers by offering as many<span style="font-weight: bold;"> payment methods</span> as possible.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/common-payment-processing-problems-how-to-solve-them" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/Payment_Processing_Problems%20%282%29.jpg" alt="most-common-problems" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>For a small business, a payment processing partner can give you more ways to do business. But payment processing can still leave businesses to deal with risks and a headache here and there.&nbsp;</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takaways You Will Get From This Article</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">1. To avoid <span style="font-weight: bold;">lack of</span> <span style="font-weight: bold;">transparency,</span> when signing up for a payment processing plan, ensure you receive an itemized or detailed plan list.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">2. To best prevent credit card <span style="font-weight: bold;">fraud</span>, ensure your business is PCI Compliant.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">3. Making explicit return policies can help your case when an issuing bank or payment processor contacts you about a potential <span style="font-weight: bold;">chargeback</span> situation.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">4. You need payment processing that has an <span style="font-weight: bold;">integrated payment solution</span>.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">5. Find a payment processor that has 24/7 <span style="font-weight: bold;">customer support</span>.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">6. Give more power to your customers by offering as many<span style="font-weight: bold;"> payment methods</span> as possible.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fcommon-payment-processing-problems-how-to-solve-them&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Merchant Services Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:15:00 GMT jtheberge@emscorporate.com (Jarett Theberge) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/common-payment-processing-problems-how-to-solve-them 2022-09-27T15:15:00Z Credit Card Readers for Fair Vendors https://www.emscorporate.com/news/why-you-need-a-credit-card-reader-for-craft-fairs <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/why-you-need-a-credit-card-reader-for-craft-fairs" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/craft-fair-shopper.jpg" alt="You should accept credit cards at craft fairs" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <p>The craft show is finally here!</p> <p>You've designed your display, your table is thoughtfully laid out, everything is beautifully branded, and your signage is clear.</p> <p>You have everything you need, except the ability to accept credit card payments.</p> <p>Maybe you don't want to hassle with new technology, or maybe you're worried about transaction fees.</p> <p>Whatever it is, you need to reconsider.</p> <p>If you don't accept credit card payments, you are likely losing sales, and you are almost definitely losing the bigger, more expensive sales.</p> <p>Luckily, this is an easy fix, and EMS has you covered.</p> <blockquote> <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takeaway</span></p> <p>It is important for all <span style="font-weight: bold;">craft fair vendors to have a credit card reader</span> to make the payment process as simple and convenient as possible for customers. You never want to limit payment options or make payment acceptance cumbersome for customers, or they will likely move on to another vendor.</p> </blockquote> <p>In the article below, we will discuss why you need a credit card reader for craft fairs in more detail.</p> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/why-you-need-a-credit-card-reader-for-craft-fairs" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/craft-fair-shopper.jpg" alt="You should accept credit cards at craft fairs" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <p>The craft show is finally here!</p> <p>You've designed your display, your table is thoughtfully laid out, everything is beautifully branded, and your signage is clear.</p> <p>You have everything you need, except the ability to accept credit card payments.</p> <p>Maybe you don't want to hassle with new technology, or maybe you're worried about transaction fees.</p> <p>Whatever it is, you need to reconsider.</p> <p>If you don't accept credit card payments, you are likely losing sales, and you are almost definitely losing the bigger, more expensive sales.</p> <p>Luckily, this is an easy fix, and EMS has you covered.</p> <blockquote> <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takeaway</span></p> <p>It is important for all <span style="font-weight: bold;">craft fair vendors to have a credit card reader</span> to make the payment process as simple and convenient as possible for customers. You never want to limit payment options or make payment acceptance cumbersome for customers, or they will likely move on to another vendor.</p> </blockquote> <p>In the article below, we will discuss why you need a credit card reader for craft fairs in more detail.</p> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fwhy-you-need-a-credit-card-reader-for-craft-fairs&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Craft fair credit card processing Thu, 22 Sep 2022 18:52:15 GMT msheehan@emscorporate.com (Merrell Sheehan) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/why-you-need-a-credit-card-reader-for-craft-fairs 2022-09-22T18:52:15Z 6 Signs it’s Time to Switch Payment Processing Vendors https://www.emscorporate.com/news/signs-its-time-to-switch-payment-processing-vendors <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/signs-its-time-to-switch-payment-processing-vendors" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/EMS%20Blog%20Media/Merchant%20News%20Blog%20Images/Why%20Should%20I%20Make%20The%20Switch%20To%20EMV/make_the_switch_to_emv.png" alt="signs-you-need-to-switch" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>As a business owner who accepts credit card payments, your staff needs to be comfortable with the system you currently use to process transactions. When a solution ceases to be fast, easy, and painless, it might be time to switch your approach or find a new partner.&nbsp;</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.25;"><span style="font-size: 18px;">Key Takeaway You Will Get From This Article</span></p> <p style="font-weight: normal; line-height: 1.25;"><span style="font-size: 18px;">It's time to switch payment processing vendors if you're experiencing slow checkouts at POS terminals, outdated POS terminals, limited payment processing technologies, inefficient data tracking reporting, undisclosed payment processing fees, or issues with payment processing support.&nbsp;</span></p> </blockquote> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/signs-its-time-to-switch-payment-processing-vendors" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/EMS%20Blog%20Media/Merchant%20News%20Blog%20Images/Why%20Should%20I%20Make%20The%20Switch%20To%20EMV/make_the_switch_to_emv.png" alt="signs-you-need-to-switch" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>As a business owner who accepts credit card payments, your staff needs to be comfortable with the system you currently use to process transactions. When a solution ceases to be fast, easy, and painless, it might be time to switch your approach or find a new partner.&nbsp;</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.25;"><span style="font-size: 18px;">Key Takeaway You Will Get From This Article</span></p> <p style="font-weight: normal; line-height: 1.25;"><span style="font-size: 18px;">It's time to switch payment processing vendors if you're experiencing slow checkouts at POS terminals, outdated POS terminals, limited payment processing technologies, inefficient data tracking reporting, undisclosed payment processing fees, or issues with payment processing support.&nbsp;</span></p> </blockquote> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fsigns-its-time-to-switch-payment-processing-vendors&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Merchant Services Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:00:00 GMT jtheberge@emscorporate.com (Jarett Theberge) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/signs-its-time-to-switch-payment-processing-vendors 2022-09-22T14:00:00Z What's the Best Accounting Software for Small Businesses? https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-accounting-software-small-businesses <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-accounting-software-small-businesses" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/best%20accounting%20software%20for%20small%20businesses.png" alt="What's the best accounting software for small businesses" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <p>Small businesses need accounting software to keep track of their income, expenses, and other finances.</p> <p>Although it's not the fun part of running a small business, keeping tabs on cash flow and being ready for tax time is essential for your business.</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takeaway You Will Get From This Article</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">Depending on your small business industry and personal preferences you may benefit from utilizing QuickBooks, Freshbooks, Zoho Books, Xero, Wave, or Sage for your accounting software.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-accounting-software-small-businesses" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.emscorporate.com/hubfs/best%20accounting%20software%20for%20small%20businesses.png" alt="What's the best accounting software for small businesses" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> <p>Small businesses need accounting software to keep track of their income, expenses, and other finances.</p> <p>Although it's not the fun part of running a small business, keeping tabs on cash flow and being ready for tax time is essential for your business.</p> <blockquote> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Key Takeaway You Will Get From This Article</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">Depending on your small business industry and personal preferences you may benefit from utilizing QuickBooks, Freshbooks, Zoho Books, Xero, Wave, or Sage for your accounting software.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5144425&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.emscorporate.com%2Fnews%2Fbest-accounting-software-small-businesses&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.emscorporate.com%252Fnews&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Small Business Tue, 20 Sep 2022 21:00:18 GMT msheehan@emscorporate.com (Merrell Sheehan) https://www.emscorporate.com/news/best-accounting-software-small-businesses 2022-09-20T21:00:18Z