4 Tips to Finding the Best Mobile Credit Card Reader

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Apr 10, 2019 10:04:47 AM

Accepting credit cards is practically a must for businesses nowadays, but not all businesses are similar, so why should all businesses accept credit cards the same way? It goes without saying that it’s impracticalif not impossibleto bring a large PoS system with you wherever you go. If you’re a business that changes locations frequently, or if it would benefit your team and customers to have a credit card reader brought to them, a mobile credit card reader might be the way to go.

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Topics: Merchant Processing

How to Reduce Your Credit Card Processing Costs With a Cash Discount Program

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Mar 18, 2019 2:55:45 PM

If you run a business, you’re always on the hunt for ways to maximize your profits. One way to do so, of course, is to reduce business expenses—a task easier said than done. Some costs, such as those for supplies, employee wages and utilities, are simply unavoidable. Another necessity for most businesses is credit card processing, which enables customers to pay in the most convenient way possible. This doesn’t mean there aren't ways of reducing these associated costs, however.

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Topics: Merchant Processing

MerchantPro Express Celebrates 10th Anniversary & Looks Toward Future

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Feb 20, 2019 2:46:25 PM

A 10-year anniversary is more than just a benchmark in the history of a company.

It's proof that its products and services, leadership and team members, and the values and culture by which that team operates, are all pointing in the same direction—squarely toward success.

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Topics: MPX News

Is a Cash Discount Program Right for Your Business?

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Feb 6, 2019 9:16:09 AM

Cash discounts can make a great addition to a business’s credit processing services. These programs, such as MPX’s No Cost Processing, can yield a number of direct and indirect benefits for your business, making them an attractive option for many merchants. Still, as with any other business decision, whether or not to introduce a cash discount program should be carefully considered.

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Topics: Merchant Processing

3 Major Benefits of a Cash Discount Credit Card Processing Program

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Jan 18, 2019 11:08:42 AM

Whether you're a business owner or not, it's likely you've come across a cash discount program at one point or another. They’re very common at gas stations, and you’ve probably also encountered them at many other small businesses. Given their popularity, it’s natural to wonder if it might be beneficial to introduce a cash discount program for your business. Before making that decision, though, it’s important to understand the benefits of adding a cash discount program to your current credit card processing system.

Below are three major benefits of a cash discount program:

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Topics: Merchant Processing

Why All Merchants Must Provide Their Social Security Number and Home Address to Open a Merchant Account

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Dec 20, 2018 11:58:38 AM

In order for your business to accept credit card and debit card payments, you'll need to open a merchant account. Once you've decided which merchant services provider you'd like to open an account with, you'll begin the application process. During this process, you will most likely be asked to provide your Social Security Number and home address. 

Sharing this information fulfills a legally mandated requirement meant to protect against illicit financial activities and will be required by most major banks or credit card processors that you file an application with.

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Topics: Merchant Processing

MPX's Fall 2018 Merchant Forum Newsletter Is Here

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Dec 12, 2018 10:32:00 AM

The MerchantPro Express (MPX) team is always striving to keep the business community informed on the best and latest merchant processing-related news and developments. 

In this ever-evolving industry, that's no small task. From advancements in credit card terminal and POS processing to determining the best merchant services solutions for your companysimply attempting to stay up to date can be a full-time job, for any business owner. 

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Topics: MPX News

Is It Legal to Charge Customers a Credit Card Processing Fee?

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Dec 6, 2018 2:03:50 PM

As anyone who runs a business knows, whenever a customer swipes a credit card, the business is charged a fee to process that payment. In an increasingly cashless world, this means more and more would-be revenue going toward these fees every year, leading many merchants to wonder if they should be passing on that expense to their customers by charging a credit card processing fee, called a surcharge.

But is charging a credit card processing fee legal?

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Topics: Merchant Processing

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