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6 Steps to Handle Chargebacks

Posted on Mar 19, 2018
For most merchants, issuing refunds is the least pleasant part of running a business. This happens whenever customers are “unhappy” with a purchase and want their money back.  If you sell products, you may be able to repackage and resell any returned items. After delivery expenses, restocking fees and other associated costs, you might be able to recoup some of your losses.  If you sell services, however, refunds typically represent a direct and irretrievable loss.  As unpleasant as refunds are, there are even worse ways to lose money. For example, an unhappy customer can always initiate a chargeback instead. 
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Topics: Getting Started with Payments, Small Business Tips, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Enterprise Business Tips

Keeping Up with Payments - A Comprehensive Resource Guide

Posted on Feb 19, 2018
Did you know that retail digital commerce on desktop and mobile reached $100 billion in the third quarter of 2017 for the fourth consecutive quarter? That’s not just impressive, it’s also a pretty good indicator on what the future of online payments holds.  The problem is that the world of online payments is changing so rapidly, it can be a challenge to keep up. Sometimes, all the latest news about the advancements in payments doesn't even make sense. That’s why we’ve put together this handy list of resources to resolve that problem.
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Topics: ISV/VAR, Payment Trends, Payment Technology, E-Commerce and Online Payments, Partner Posts, Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

5 Top Technology Investments for 2018

Posted on Jan 04, 2018
Welcome to 2018! If you haven’t already, it's time to create a growth strategy and budget. You may have used all types of technology to help get you where you are today. You need to consider technology investments to further what you can achieve. Here are five of the top technology investments that are worth considering as we begin 2018:
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Topics: Partner Posts, Enterprise Business Tips, Payment Technology

Protect Against Cyber Attacks: 4 Strategies for Merchants

Posted on Oct 02, 2017
First introduced by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance in 2004, Cyber Security Month was designed to raise awareness of how we interact with and manage the “Internet of Things.” Although this annual campaign has helped make payment security and data storage more secure, there’s still a lot more that needs to be done. In 2017 alone, we’ve witnessed two of the largest cyber attacks in recorded history – i.e., the WannaCry ransomware virus and the Equifax data breach. 
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

Financing Your Business with Merchant Cash Advances

Posted on Aug 25, 2017
There are times when merchants need a quick infusion of cash to help cover upcoming expenses, whether those include: 
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

What Types of Businesses are Most Affected by Chargebacks?

Posted on Jul 18, 2017
Chargebacks are becoming one of the biggest payment challenges for businesses of all sizes today. While some chargebacks are completely legitimate, it turns out that fraudsters have figured out a way to get more free merchandise using this refund technique. This becomes especially true when it turns out that credit card issuers, like banks, often rule for the cardholder (or fraudster posing as the card holder). Although any business can fall victim to this type of fraud, there are some businesses that have been identified as being more likely to be affected. These businesses are then labeled high risk by credit card processing companies and must contend with higher fees or the inability to even get a merchant account.
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips, Guest Blog Posts, Partner Posts

Advancements In Fraud Protection Tools

Posted on Jun 28, 2017
According to The Nilson Report, payment fraud exceeded $24 billion in 2016, with the lion’s share of those losses occurring in the United States. The problem figures to get worse, with experts predicting payment fraud to surpass $31 billion worldwide by 2020 — hacking strategies continue to evolve as thieves become more creative.
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Enterprise Business Tips, Small Business Tips

How to Reduce the Storing of Customers’ Payment Data

Posted on Jun 26, 2017
More cases of compromised credit card information in recent data breaches are impacting the ever-increasing requirements of the proper handling of cardholder data.
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Topics: Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Guest Blog Posts, Partner Posts

How Consolidating Vendors Will Save Your Business Money

Posted on Jun 12, 2017
Running a business takes the assistance of many stakeholders, including vendors that can provide you with products and services that maintain your operations. Although it seems like having multiple vendors can provide you with more competitive pricing and service offering, it actually makes more fiscal sense to consolidate vendors so that you work with as few as possible.
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Topics: Getting Started with Payments, Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

How to Sell Anything to Anybody

Posted on May 15, 2017
BluePay is pleased to bring you this valuable information from our partner, Due, makers of a free digital wallet that allows users to easily make and accept payments online.  Whether you see yourself as a salesperson or not, if you have a business, including working as a freelancer or startup founder, you are in sales. Essentially, to get revenue of any kind for a product or service, you have to sell what you are offering to an audience. You must convince them to buy from you instead of anyone else that does something similar. Some may find it easy to sell anything to anybody while others struggle with the concept.
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Topics: Guest Blog Posts, Partner Posts, Getting Started with Payments, Enterprise Business Tips, Small Business Tips

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