The basic functions of credit card terminals explained

There are two sides to a credit card transaction; Authorization and Settlement.  Between these two stages of the transaction process there are 4 basic functions to all credit card terminals.  In this write up we are going to go over both sides of the transaction and each of the basic functions in detail.  While this is going to be a highly simplified explanation it should be more than enough to firmly grasp the concepts and proper use of a standard credit card terminal. Sale: ...
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Who’s #1; Pay Daily; Most Profitable; Publicity for Your Firm

Dear ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. A fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work.    Ageless wisdom Fun 2-Minutes -- Enjoy this 2-minute sizzle reel from the last Summit - and yes, the young man in the video is my 11- year-old son Quinn. See you in Anaheim for the next Summit. It's About TIME: How Businesses Can Save the World (One Work...
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What If You Lost Your Biggest Customer? | Sales Strategies

I recently talked to a CEO whose sales were down $16 million. That represented a 20% decrease from the prior year. Thus, they were concerned. I asked him, “What would your sales VP tell me if I asked why your …Read More »
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Protect All Your Hard Work With These Essential Insurance Policies

A small business owner reminds us of a juggler of sorts. To run your own business successfully, you have to have many balls in the air, in constant motion, making sure none of them drops. Whether you do it all yourself or outsource some of the tasks, there are many daily and operational tasks that you need to think about: accounting, budgeting, marketing, employee management, just to name a few. As it happens, research and purchase of appropriate insurance products are one of those critical mat...
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