8 Trends That Will Shape Content Marketing in 2017

It’s that time of year again. In between the holiday parties and the shopping, we’re all trying to find some space to think about next year. Many of you have already been considering this for awhile, of course. Some of you had 2017 all planned out in August. You submitted your 2017 marketing budget in Read more about 8 Trends That Will Shape Content Marketing in 2017[…]

4 Steps to Marketing Your Business Using Facebook Live

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is constantly rolling out new features and updates, many which enhance user experience while also facilitating advertising and e-commerce activity. As the platform continues to enhance the intersection of recreational communication and business interactions, the latest available features provide outlets for improved communication and challenges in creativity for the 50 million-ish active businesses Read more about 4 Steps to Marketing Your Business Using Facebook Live[…]

5 Common Blunders Small Businesses Make When Selling Online and How to Avoid Them

Making sales and bringing in revenue is the goal of any business large or small. If you’re a merchant selling online, this means accepting credit cards and/or alternative forms of digital payment. And while that may sound simple, there are many aspects of online payment processing, that if not optimized properly, can really eat into Read more about 5 Common Blunders Small Businesses Make When Selling Online and How to Avoid Them[…]

Swipe to Avoid: Top Most Expensive Credit Card Processing Mistakes

Talk to any business owner about credit card processing, and you’ll almost certainly hear complaints about the cost and the complexity. It’s true that taking credit cards can be expensive, but many businesses actually pay much more than necessary. Credit card processors have trained you to shop for processing backward, and if you’re like most Read more about Swipe to Avoid: Top Most Expensive Credit Card Processing Mistakes[…]

Infographic: 4 Ways to Accept Credit Cards

Accepting credit cards is a must for small businesses. Whether your business is just starting out or transitioning from a cash-only model, one of the biggest challenges with credit cards comes in understanding the different types of credit card processing available to small businesses. Go with the wrong option, and you’re looking at a costly Read more about Infographic: 4 Ways to Accept Credit Cards[…]

Attention to packaging can elevate ecommerce sales

A lot of ecommerce site owners believe the products they are selling are the most crucial aspect of their business. It may be part of the reason they don’t give much thought to the packaging design. But is it really the truth? Is that what customers think? A recent report by Dotcom Distribution reveals that Read more about Attention to packaging can elevate ecommerce sales[…]

Is Your E-Commerce Business at Risk? How to Prevent Credit-Card Processing Fraud

Virtually all small businesses today must accept credit card payments, and with the growth of e-commerce, accepting online payments has increasingly become a must do. Unfortunately, this means small businesses must expose themselves to the multi-billion dollar industry of credit-card processing fraud. Thankfully, there are basic steps small businesses can take to minimize their vulnerability. Read more about Is Your E-Commerce Business at Risk? How to Prevent Credit-Card Processing Fraud[…]

When is it time to upgrade your POS?

Point-of-sale systems keep restaurants running, but they are often the last piece of equipment in the restaurant to get an upgrade. As modern POS evolves and improves, old systems fall further behind, putting restaurants that don’t to keep up at a disadvantage. As a POS Nation case study explains, advances in POS software outgrow existing hardware. Read more about When is it time to upgrade your POS?[…]

U.S. TRANSITION TO EMV CHIP CARDS TRUDGING ALONG

It’s been nine months since the October 2015 deadline for U.S. retailers to be ready to accept new chip-and-signature credit cards. But rather than settling down, acrimony between retailers and the card industry over the new Europay MasterCard Visa system is swirling faster than ever. The card industry has portrayed retailers as slow to accept Read more about U.S. TRANSITION TO EMV CHIP CARDS TRUDGING ALONG[…]