Helcim Tutorial – Exporting a Record of Your Transactions
In this tutorial, Helcim Guru Ina shows you how you can export a record of your transactions. You may need to export a copy of your transactions if you’re completing your bookkeeping or finalizing company reports.
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Mobile Commerce Considerations for Your Business
Mobile commerce, or mcommerce, refers to payments made using smartphones or tablets, and it is the natural progression of ecommerce as more and more consumers have access to mobile devices.
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Lessons from Founders Vol. 5
Our February Founders panel was focused on the topic of technology, and the consensus of the evening was that today every business is a technology company and that all business owners should look to technology to help them execute their roles better.
What is Credit Card Tokenization?
Credit card tokenization is the process used to create a token to represent a customer’s credit card, this token is an alphanumeric string of characters that represent that customer’s credit card.
Choosing a Payment Processor
Don't be Tricked into Switching Providers by These Sales Pitches
High-pressure sales tactics may be used by some ISO’s (Independent Sales Organizations) when they’re speaking to potential merchants and trying to get them to sign up for payment processing.
What are NFC Payments?
It’s likely that you commonly understand NFC payments as “Tap and Pay” or simply “Tap,” but NFC stands for near field communication and refers to the technology employed to complete these types of transactions.
Equipment Solutions for Card Present Transactions
These hardware options should give you a good understanding to get started with taking payments in person. The most important things to remember is to select hardware that works for your business and that accepts payment types that your customers are comfortable using.
Helcim FYI – What is a Point-of-Sale System?
Retail brick-and-mortar businesses typically use a Point-of-Sale, or POS, to facilitate their day to day transactions. A POS is a system of interconnected devices that can be made up of a cash register, iPad, computer system, credit card terminal, printer, bar code scanner, and other various components that support face to face transactions.
What You Need to Know About Deposits
If you’ve signed up for a merchant account, then you’ve probably looked into the deposit options offered by your payment processor. The funds your business receives from credit and debit card sales aren’t instantly transferred to your business’s bank account, it's important to know exactly when they’re deposited, and when you will have access to them.
Helcim Tutorial – Customizing Batch Settings
In this tutorial, Helcim Guru Ina will show you how to customize your batch settings if you need to change the batch settlement time.
Merchants of Helcim – Zoran Dobric
To reach more customers across Canada and abroad, Zoran uses Helcim for his online store and ecommerce sales. As a niche designer, the ability to reach more customers in different regions and countries is very beneficial for Zoran and allows him to expand his customer base beyond just his local hub. He describes Helcim’s online store as being amazingly easy to use and that the sleek aesthetic aligns well with his fashion brand.
What are EMV Payments?
Transactions with EMV cards are commonly referred to as “Chip and Dip” or “Chip and Pin” because the cardholder is required to insert their card into the terminal and enter their pin to successfully process a transaction.