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October 2011 - Your Merchant Services Rep : Your Merchant Services Rep

Your Merchant Services Rep

Credit Card Processing & Payment Solutions for Business and Non-Profits by Clark Vandeventer

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Archive for October, 2011

Going head-to-head with another provider

Posted by Clark on October - 31 - 2011 0 Comment

Recently I was working with a prospective client who was referred to me by one of my merchants.  This prospective client already had another proposal from another credit card processor but wanted to talk to me because she was intimidated by the process.  Because I had been referred by another merchant she knew and respected it made her more trusting of what I had to say. As we talked finally  [ Read More ]

What types of cards does your business accept?

Posted by Clark on October - 11 - 2011 0 Comment
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When I ask a merchant “what types of cards do you take?” I’m told “oh, we take everything.  American Express.  Visa.  MasterCard.  Discover.” Or, “We just take Visa and MasterCard.” But that’s not what I’m asking. There are literally hundreds of different card types within Visa and MasterCard.  Each has a different rate. That’s why I want to look at the statements from your current merchant services provider.  I want  [ Read More ]

A few weeks ago I called on a prospective client.  I had just recently begun processing for the business next door.  I told my prospective client, “I don’t do this every day, but I just saved your neighbor 35% on their credit card processing fees.” 35% is pretty big.  I wanted to communicate that those kinds of savings are possible, even if they don’t happen every day. And then I  [ Read More ]