Connecting Peripherals to your Terminal
How to connect peripherals, including check-readers and pin pads, to new or existing payment terminals.
Cleaning the Card Reader on your Terminal (The $1 Solution)
What to do if your terminal is not reading a card mag stripe and how to easily clean your card reader.
Troubleshooting the Top 3 Hardware Issues
Tackling the three most common payment terminal hardware issues—printer issues, card reader errors, power fail recovery.
Adding New Servers or Clerks on your Terminal
How to add new staff and clerk IDs to your payment terminal.
Fixing Terminal Communication Errors – IP Connections
What to do if you’re experiencing communication issues with your internet-connected payments terminal.
The Top 4 Things a Merchant Should Know About 1099K
What is a 1099K statement and what to do with it? In compliance with the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, every processor must report to the IRS merchants’ payment card and third-party network transactions. Annually, the reporting covers
What is PCI for a Merchant?
Covering the 12 high level requirements of PCI-DSS and which parties must comply. PCI-DSS is a set of minimum security requirements for all entities that store, process or transmit cardholder data. Compliance with PCI-DSS is required by all major
The Top 6 Guidelines You Should Follow After a Data Breach
A guideline to help answer questions about the top things you need to do in the event of a cardholder data breach or to understand your requirements under card brand rules in the event of a data breach.
Servicing & training
The Top 5 Things You Must do when Activating your Processing
Five things that will make your merchant life easier when you begin processing: 1) confirm DDA information; 2) terminal training and use; 3) run a test transaction; 4) configure terminal for your business; and, 5) make sure you’re able to log-in t