I haven’t written about the card reader market for some time and I thought it was about time I revisited the subject.
Elavon Merchant Services is an Atlanta-based merchant account provider, and they are one of the largest in the USA. 3 billion transactions. That’s how much Elavon processes in just one year. Yikes! We’re going to run through Elavon’s products and … Continued
First Data is one of the oldest credit card processors in existence and has recently merged and rebranded to Fiserv. A lot has changed since First Data first entered the credit card processing scene in 1971; new technologies and younger, … Continued
It can be hard to tell who you’re actually dealing with when you sign up for a merchant account. The illusion of ‘independence’ is often used to make customers feel more exclusive, and better looked after. Take BrainTree for instance. … Continued
It’s fairly obvious why small merchants aren’t getting the best deals for their payment processing services. Bigger companies (obviously) make more money, and as such, they tend to get offered better rates and lower fees from their card payment solutions … Continued