The Top Three Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Social Media Strategy

By | 2018-02-13T15:47:48+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Startups, Tips and Tricks|

We all love our social media accounts. Increasingly, social media is how news is spread, how friends stay connected, and how businesses communicate with their customers. If your business doesn’t have even a basic social media presence, you need to get one set up right away.

The 360 Payments Guide to Credit Card Surcharging

By | 2018-02-15T14:18:16+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Credit Card Processing|

Credit card surcharging – the practice of assessing an additional charge or fee on transactions that are paid with a credit card – has become a hot button issue lately. This post will show you how to begin surcharging if you’ve already decided it’s right (and legal) for you.

7 Key Metrics All Business Owners Must Know

By | 2018-02-13T06:23:16+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Startups|

In today’s data-driven world, there’s no shortage of metrics for business owners to study. Every platform, software program, plugin, app, and vendor you use has an analytics dashboard to let you keep track of what’s going on with your business. You can deep in the weeds fast – really, really deep if you’re not careful.

5 Steps to PCI Compliance for Your Business

By | 2018-02-08T05:41:51+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Credit Card Processing, Technology|

Data security is a hot topic for business owners and customers alike. No one wants their credit card information in the hands of a criminal, and no business wants to be the one that put it there. Don’t worry, it’s not as painful as it sounds. Here’s how to stay PCI compliant without going crazy.

5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2018

By | 2018-02-05T10:35:27+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Technology|

If you’re looking for some new goals in 2018, why not make 2018 the year you really invest in technology for your business? We’re talking about investing in the technology that’s going to revolutionize the way you do business. Here are five tech opportunities you need to consider this year.

Surcharge Laws Are Changing. Here’s Why That Matters.

By | 2018-02-15T07:17:11+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Credit Card Processing|

Tired of paying exorbitant credit card processing fees? How can you avoid taking a hit each month on these fees? In some states, you can pass these fees along to your customers – but is this the right call? Let’s break down the pros and cons.

Gift Card Fraud: Is Your Business at Risk?

By | 2018-01-30T06:09:57+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Credit Card Processing|

If you’re like many business owners, you love the idea of gift cards. They’re easy to sell, make great impulse buys, and you get to pocket the money upfront without having to part with any inventory. However, with the rising popularity of gift cards comes a spike in fraud concerns. Here’s how to safeguard yourself.

Will the Sharing Economy Be the End of Your Business?

By | 2018-01-24T11:39:26+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Startups|

Everyone’s talking about the “sharing economy” these days. The sharing economy has caused renting to take off in a big way. But what if you’re a business owner who sells physical goods? Won’t the sharing economy spell disaster for your business model? Not so fast. Here’s how you can thrive.

Customer Service That Actually Cares: Why 360 Payments is Different

By | 2018-01-22T09:46:43+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Company News, Credit Card Processing|

At 360 Payments, we love to talk about our great customer service. We think it’s one of the many things that sets us apart from our competition, and our customers agree. But it’s easy to brag – what does that really mean for you, a business owner? Here’s what you can expect from us.

Coming Soon: No More Signatures on Credit Card Receipts

By | 2018-01-12T16:55:39+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Credit Card Processing|

What if we told you that signatures on credit card receipts don’t really matter? In fact, the major credit card companies in the United States have all started to phase them out! Let’s take a look at what prompted this decision and what it means for you.