Mobile wallet technologies have been big talkers on this blog for a while (here, and here, and here...), at least partially because we think they're going to change the whole payment landscape in the near future. Google Wallet, PayPal and others have allowed more [...]
Although they're the lifeblood of your business, sometimes payments from customers and other companies can seem like a double-edged sword. You need them, of course, but often they're so much trouble and so time-consuming that it makes you wonder if there's an easier way. Luckily [...]
Ten years ago, Century Business Solutions was founded by a management team of payment industry experts with a mission: to provide cutting-edge payment processing technologies that save merchants both time and money. In the years since then, we've grown our company, introduced innovative solutions [...]
As consumers, we encounter different credit card technology everywhere we go. Many chains have customer-facing self-service terminals, while others have screen-side point-of-sale swipers. And while they seem old-school to me, I still run into the big, blocky, behind-the-counter printer-swiper combo units almost every day, [...]
When considering ways to improve your business practices, you might not immediately think about your payment processing. Most people treat their credit card processing like their bank account, internet access, or other utilities: a necessary, generic expense. But with an advanced solution like EBizCharge, [...]
In the digital age of chip-embedded EMV capable credit cards, near-field communication smartphone payments, and instantaneous electronic credit card processing, it's hard to imagine that there are people out there who use none of these technologies. Even worse for merchants, some of these same [...]
There's a lot of homework and research involved when deciding on a credit card processing company. And if you're new to the process (or haven't looked at your current terms in the years since you first signed up), there's a lot of information to [...]
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