Credit Card Processing

Clover vs Vital: POS Systems and Credit Card Machines

As First Data and TSYS are competitors, it’s no surprise that TSYS looks to challenge First Data on the equipment front. After First Data’s success with the Clover line of processing machines, TSYS had to do something to catch up. Enter the Vital line. In this article, we’ll compare the Clover equipment and the Vital…

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In this corner, Clover: the point of sale and mobile solutions available from processing giant First Data. In this corner, Vital: the newcomer from major processor TSYS. How do they compare?

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Credit Card Machine Companies

Some credit card machine companies provide merchant accounts, while others are solely equipment manufacturers. We’ll take a look at why that matters and give a rundown of the major equipment providers in the United States. This article is specifically about credit card machine companies, not the machines themselves. Need details on particular machines? Check out…

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There are a lot of options when it comes to credit card payment machines. Here are some of the leading equipment manufacturers.

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First Data Global Leasing Review

If you’ve browsed CardFellow’s blog, you’ll know we’re not big fans of equipment leasing. In most cases, leases are expensive and come with non-cancellable contracts separate from your processing agreement. Unfortunately, that holds true for FDGL. What is FDGL? Machines and POS Systems Are leases required? FDGL Costs Are leases ever a good idea? Alternatives…

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First Data Global Leasing, or FDGL, is the equipment leasing arm of processing giant First Data.

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Restaurants and Bars

5 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant Customer Service with a POS System

While you might initially implement one in order to decrease your payment processing time, a point-of-sale system can actually do wonders for all facets of your restaurant, especially customer service. There are several reliable methods for leveraging your point-of-sale system in order to upgrade your business methods and improve the customer experience. You can, for…

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Customer service upgrades can take are often hassles that take time and money, but one of the more unexpected and simpler ways you can boost customer service quality is with the right point-of-sale system.

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POS Systems: Best Options for Retail and Restaurants

There are many factors to consider: price, features, processor compatibility, hardware and accessories and more. In this article, we’ll cover common features, popular brands, and other variables to take into account when choosing the right system for your business. We’ll address both retail POS systems and restaurant POS systems. Need a specialty system for a…

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Point of sale (POS) systems enable everything from payment processing to inventory management. But which system is right for you?

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Credit Card Machine for Small Businesses

When you’re deciding how to take credit cards, the equipment you purchase is a big decision. In this article, we’ll tackle major brands, popular features, processor compatibility, and more. Need specifics on particular machines? Be sure to check out our credit card machine directory. You can also request quotes for processing and for purchasing machines…

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Need help choosing the right credit card machine for your small business?

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Clover Monthly Fees: Choosing a Software Plan

There are several choices, each with different costs and features. In this article, we’ll cover the monthly fees for Clover plans, hardware/software compatibility, and what you get with each software plan. Clover Equipment Clover Software Plans Payments Plus Register Lite Register Register Plan Pricing for Clover Stations Other Clover Fees App Fees How much does…

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If you use Clover credit card processing equipment, you’ll need to pick a software plan along with the machine. Which Clover software plan is right for you?

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Clover vs Square: Which should you choose?

When it comes to choosing between Square and Clover, you’ll want to consider the cost not just for hardware but the processing fees as well. In this article, we’ll cover features and processor compatibility as well as examine how the most comparable devices in each line stack up side by side. General Features Square Capital…

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Both companies offer sleek, modern-looking POS systems, credit card machines, and mobile readers, but how do they compare in terms of costs, features, and processor compatibility?

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