How Companies are Hacked via Basic CMS Vulnerabilities
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How Companies are Hacked via Basic CMS Vulnerabilities

If you run a business in the modern world, then you have to have some sort of digital presence, and that probably means a website. And if you run a website, then you know that running a website can get to be a bit of a headache. Even if you let your tech guys handle...

Posted by March 29, 2018May 21, 2018
The Importance of Online Reviews
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The Importance of Online Reviews

Some people think that online reviews don’t really affect their industry or their product. Those people are wrong. There are products that people will continue to support even if the reviews are negative. If critics don’t like a superhero movie, it’s still going to break box office records. But this doesn’t mean that reviews do not...

Posted by March 20, 2018May 3, 2018
The Importance of AVS And CVV for Chargebacks
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The Importance of AVS And CVV for Chargebacks

You should be willing to do anything within your legal power to avoid getting a chargeback. And anything to avoid having to issue a refund, except getting a chargeback. Unfortunately, many retailers wind up having to deal with a high chargeback rate because they’re so eager to avoid refunds. Refunds are a last line of defense,...

Posted by March 13, 2018April 30, 2018
Whats The Difference Between Chargebacks and Refunds?
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Whats The Difference Between Chargebacks and Refunds?

People sometimes use the word “chargeback” and “refund” interchangeably, saying one when they mean the other. To the customer, to the layman, to the outsider, there may not seem to be much difference between the two. In both instances, the buyer gets their money back, right? So when a customer is unhappy with their purchase,...

Posted by March 8, 2018May 3, 2018
6 Steps To Handle Chargebacks
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6 Steps To Handle Chargebacks

No matter how smooth your business operates, sooner or later you’re going to get hit with a chargeback. Maybe someone will be trying to commit friendly fraud, maybe the post office will damage a shipment you send out to a customer, maybe someone will just file for a chargeback because refunds can take too long....

Posted by March 6, 2018April 26, 2018
CashPro Online: What You Should Know
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CashPro Online: What You Should Know

As business owners, we’re always looking for the faster solutions. Here in the Twenty First Century, the economy moves lightning-quick. No matter what industry you’re in, you’ve got to be able to think on your feet, you’ve got to be able to plan fast and move fast. Long gone are the days when you would...

Posted by March 1, 2018April 3, 2018
Bluevine: Everything You Need To Know
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Bluevine: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re looking for a way to start your own business, you’ve got a few options: Banks, rich dads, and Kickstarter. That’s really just about it. Yeah, sure, there are “alternative investment” markets, people who have a little money to burn and are willing to invest it into a tech studio or an inventor’s studio...

Posted by February 27, 2018March 30, 2018
American Express Prepaid Card
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American Express Prepaid Card

Prepaid cards have really cleaned up their image in recent years. When these cards first launched they were seen by some as being slightly predatory, like certain payday lender and cash advance services. Prepaid cards were considered to be marketed to the economically desperate, people who could not qualify for conventional credit cards, who didn’t...

Posted by February 22, 2018March 30, 2018
Visa’s New VCR System
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Visa’s New VCR System

One of the unfortunate aspects of dealing with credit card companies is that many of them do have a tendency to treat customers like, well, suspected criminals. When you come to them with a dispute they try to feel you out to see if you’re trying to commit friendly fraud, and resolving claims can be...

Posted by February 20, 2018March 20, 2018
Surcharge Vs. Cash Discount Program
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Surcharge Vs. Cash Discount Program

To put it simply: A credit card surcharge is when you charge credit card users a fee to use their credit card. A cash discount program is when you charge everyone a service fee, but discount the full amount for cash transactions. Why? Credit card processing fees can get very expensive for some business owners....

Posted by February 15, 2018March 9, 2018