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#magothyaroundtown Birthday Bash!

#magothyaroundtown Birthday Bash!

While we're all stuck inside, let's take a look back and remember how much fun we had celebrating our 5th birthday back in September of 2019 before masks and social distancing were a thing. https://youtu.be/mF3KmX20sxQ

Cause for Advocacy

Cause for Advocacy

Have you ever heard the saying, “One bad apple spoils the barrel?”  It’s true, ya know.  An overripe, spoiled apple will emit significantly higher levels of ethylene gas causing other apples around it to overripen as well.  We often use this saying or variations of it...

High-Dollar Declines

High-Dollar Declines

There are a number of reasons your customer's card is declined. Maybe they don't have the funds available. Perhaps you keyed in the card number wrong. It's possible that the AVS (address verification service) failed because the billing address entered is incorrect and...

Sometimes You Have To Work For Free

Sometimes You Have To Work For Free

Now, I didn't say you have to like it. But you should definitely learn from it. As a payment processor, I work in a retention industry. So, while getting a sale is great, maintaining a relationship and keeping a client is much, much better because we make money every...

What Is Visa’s EIRF?

What Is Visa’s EIRF?

If you've ever taken the time to read through a credit card processing statement in it's entirety, it's often reminiscent of Shakespeare in high school English. It's not quite a foreign language, but it feels like it is, and just when you think you know what's going...

The Flat-Rate Unicorn

The Flat-Rate Unicorn

There are a number of companies advertising simple, flat-rate pricing.  Many times it's neither simple nor flat. This pricing model gambles on the kinds of cards a business is accepting.  One popular "flat-rate pricing" company advertises a simple "2.75%" per swipe....