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10 07, 2018

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Already Changing the World

By |2018-07-09T12:33:49+00:00July 10th, 2018|Technology|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a hot topic in tech right now. Most people, however, still think of artificial intelligence as some sort of far-future phenomenon that won’t really become mainstream in their lifetimes. These people would be shocked to read about these four ways that artificial intelligence is already changing the world.

15 05, 2018

Debunking the Top 3 Myths About Leasing a Credit Card Machine

By |2018-05-30T15:13:56+00:00May 15th, 2018|Credit Card Processing|1 Comment

Chances are at least one slick credit card processing salesperson has come into your business singing the praises of leasing your terminal. They probably fed you a lot of compelling lines to make you sign on the dotted line, but hopefully you were able to resist. Leasing your credit card terminal only benefits your processor.

24 04, 2018

Has My Information Been Stolen in a Data Breach?

By |2018-05-30T15:36:31+00:00April 24th, 2018|Technology|0 Comments

Hackers are getting smarter and smarter, and unfortunately business owners and software companies don’t always keep up. As hack after hack comes across our news feeds and TV screens, it can start to feel like there’s no way your data is still secure. While many companies reach out to affected consumers once a data breach occurs, it can be hard to keep up with it all. Here’s how you can figure out if your online account information has been stolen and take steps to make sure it never happens again.

22 03, 2018

5 Ways Your Business Can Outsmart Hackers

By |2018-05-31T10:17:35+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Technology|2 Comments

If you’re not focusing on your business’s cybersecurity in 2018, you’re putting yourself and your customers at risk. Fortunately, there are steps you can take right now to put yourself back on the right track. Here are six must-dos to protect your business from cyberattacks.

20 03, 2018

Why Your Restaurant Needs to Step Up Its Digital Payments Game

By |2018-05-31T10:18:24+00:00March 20th, 2018|Credit Card Processing, Technology|0 Comments

Digital payments are taking the restaurant industry by storm. You may have already heard about – and maybe even used – some of the latest advances in your culinary explorations, but technology changes so rapidly that it can be hard to keep up. Let’s take a look at the current trends in digital payments for restaurants.

15 03, 2018

Chargeback Rules are Changing – Here’s Why That’s Great News

By |2018-05-31T10:18:55+00:00March 15th, 2018|Credit Card Processing|1 Comment

Over the past month or so you may have seen a new message on your credit card processing statements. Changes are coming to the way Visa handles its chargeback and retrieval requests process, and we’re excited to share that it will significantly streamline the process for our customers.

8 03, 2018

PCI Basics: Your Essential Guide to Compliance

By |2018-05-31T10:20:26+00:00March 8th, 2018|Credit Card Processing, Technology|8 Comments

We’ve written several blogs about PCI compliance recently, and we’ve had some requests that we take it back to the basics. In particular, our customers want to know what PCI compliance is, anyway? We're glad they asked! PCI compliance is an important part of your business's data security strategy, but it can get confusing.

1 03, 2018

5 PCI Compliance Myths That Are Totally Wrong

By |2018-05-31T10:21:58+00:00March 1st, 2018|Credit Card Processing, Technology|0 Comments

There are a lot of myths out there concerning PCI compliance. Many business owners don’t really understand what PCI compliance means or why it matters. It seems like just another requirement – maybe even one you can ignore. We’ve heard all kinds of myths over the years. Don’t worry, we’re here to set the record straight.

27 02, 2018

How to Build a Totally Kickass Partnership Program

By |2018-05-31T10:22:42+00:00February 27th, 2018|Partnerships|0 Comments

The team at Winworks was not looking for a new credit card partner. They had already invested significant time and energy into integrating with one processor, and while things weren’t perfect they were good enough. So when Marketing Manager Luke Folsom was approached by Steve Ciabattoni and Jesse Meddaugh from 360 Payments, he was surprised.

22 02, 2018

5 Business Security Essentials You Can’t Afford to Ignore

By |2018-05-31T10:23:13+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Technology|2 Comments

Data security is a big deal for business owners, and if you’re not already taking steps to improve yours, you’re missing the boat. Fortunately, following a few commonsense tips will go a long way toward making sure that you’re keeping yourself and your customers safe.