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What is Technology Driven Payments?
May 25, 2017

Investing in technology is key to payment innovation. Is your provider or partner delivering advanced payment technology? If not, you might be with the wrong payments company.

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The Benefits of Recurring Billing
Feb 23, 2017

When it comes to simplifying payments, recurring billing is a valuable payment feature partners can integrate within their software solution.

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Why Restaurants Should Incorporate a Mobile App
Feb 10, 2017

Here are some helpful tips on why restaurant owners should incorporate a mobile app.

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Follow These 4 Easy Tips for a Seamless Online Checkout Experience
Feb 7, 2017

In order to have a seamless payment experience, you as a business owner need to follow these 4 tips to improve the online checkout process.

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Mobile Payment Trends for 2017
Jan 24, 2017

As we enter 2017, let’s take a further look at some of the top mobile payment trends expected to flourish throughout this year.

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Q&A: How Can My Small Business Increase Revenue?
Jan 19, 2017

Follow the below Q&A and gain new tips on the best ways to increase revenue for your small business: 

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The 3 Leading Payment Challenges Retailers Are Experiencing
Jan 17, 2017

It’s pretty clear that within the past year, retailers of all sizes have experienced a handful of payment challenges.

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5 Payment Trends Expected to Develop in 2017
Jan 10, 2017

As the New Year begins, let’s focus on the top 5 payment trends that are expected to develop in 2017 and lead the way.

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Samsung Pay Adds Loyalty and Rewards Program
Dec 29, 2016

In November, Samsung Pay revealed that soon users would be able include loyalty, membership, and gift cards by using Samsung Rewards.

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Why Restaurants Should Upgrade Their Payment Solutions
Dec 13, 2016

With technology continuing to evolve and become more advanced, it is imperative for restaurants to upgrade their payment solutions and keep up with their competitors.

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Recap: The Main Payment Developments During 2016
Dec 8, 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, let’s recap the main payment developments that occurred during the past year. 

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Millennials Love Buying Gift Cards Not for Others, but for Themselves
Nov 22, 2016

Gift cards have been around for decades and are a quick way to load money on a card for a consumer to use at a specific retailer.

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How Retailers Can Create a Memorable In-Store Experience
Nov 15, 2016

How can you differentiate your retail store while creating a memorable in-store experience?

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Mobile Payments Glossary
Nov 10, 2016

Mobile payments have grown in popularity the past year and have brought on a new set of payment terminologies that may be unfamiliar to most.

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The Small Business Owners Guide to Having a Successful Small Business Saturday
Nov 8, 2016

Let’s take a further look at some of the main ways small business owners can guarantee a successful Small Business Saturday. 

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First American featured on Worldwide Business with kathy ireland
Nov 4, 2016

Watch our segment on Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland here.

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Analytic Solutions All Merchants Should Use
Oct 20, 2016

Are you a merchant looking to measure what promotional offers are working best within your business?

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Here's How to Attract Generation Z Consumers to Your Retail Store
Oct 18, 2016

Retailers have had difficulty marketing and getting the attention of one specific group of consumers – Generation Z.

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Who's Liable for EMV Card Fraud?
Oct 1, 2016

Take a look at who is liable for EMV card fraud - the card issuer or merchant? 

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Recurring Billing Benefits
Sep 30, 2016

When it comes to simplyfing payments, recurring billing is a valuable feature that can be integrated into your software solution.

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Should You Upgrade Your Restaurant's POS Solution?
Sep 28, 2016

Are you a restaurant owner looking to improve the speed of your transactions and have the ability to streamline daily tasks? Perhaps it’s time to upgrade your POS system. In fact, the average life expectancy for a POS system is only five to seven years.

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The Latest Payment Stats Regarding Technology & the Retail Industry
Sep 1, 2016

To show how far technology has evolved, here are 4 statistics regarding the retail industry

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Don't Get Stuck With EMV Bottlenecks
Sep 1, 2016

Integrate EMV quickly with First American. 

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White Paper - The Impact of Chargebacks for Merchants
Sep 1, 2016

This white paper provides an in-depth guide to what chargebacks are, how merchants should handle chargebacks, and tips on how merchants can prevent chargebacks from happening.

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Why Should Merchants Provide Various Payment Options?
Aug 25, 2016

Let’s take a further look at the main reasons why merchant should provide various payment options

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The Top 4 Ways to Avoid EMV Chargebacks
Aug 1, 2016

Here are the top 4 ways to avoid EMV chargebacks. 

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The Importance of Modern Payment Technology in Restaurants
Jul 28, 2016

Restaurants have begun to take a new approach within their business strategy and incorporate new forms of payment technology.

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6 Issues Small Businesses May Not Know Regarding Payment Security
Jul 19, 2016

Here are six issues small businesses may not be familiar with in regards to payment security

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2 Key Ways ISOs and Independent Sales Agents Can Have Long-Term Success
Jul 7, 2016

For ISOs and Independent Sales Agents, the payments industry has evolved drastically within the last few years. 

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Why Should Merchants Provide Various Payment Options?
Jun 28, 2016

Let’s take a further look at the main reasons why merchant should provide various payment options.

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The Main Payment Developments in 2016
Jun 6, 2016

Here is a recap of the top payment developments that have occurred in 2016.

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Learn the Terms Associated with a Merchant Account Statement
Jun 1, 2016

Merchants should become informed on the basic terms in their merchant account statements to help ease the burden on confusing terminologies and numbers. Here are the main components merchants need to focus on for their credit card processing solution. 

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How to Train Employees on a POS System
May 27, 2016

Below are some valuable tips on how to train employees on a modernized POS system. 

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Where Does EMV Stand Now?
May 23, 2016

EMV technology has transformed the payments industry by making it more difficult for fraudsters to commit crime. 

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The Top 3 Ways to Enhance the Online Checkout Process
May 20, 2016

Here are the top 3 ways small businesses can improve the online checkout process.

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Credit Card Processing Glossary
May 18, 2016

Understanding the latest terminologies within the payments industry can be confusing.

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The Main Ways Restaurants Can Digitize the Dining Experience
May 13, 2016

Here are the main methods restaurants can use to digitize the dining experience.

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How Data & Analytics Can Benefit Merchants
May 2, 2016

Take a look at some of the specific benefits data and analytics can extend to merchants.

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White Paper: The Top 28 Payment Processing Terms
May 1, 2016

Whether you are a consumer, merchant, or bank, the following terms will help educate and inform you about the payments industry.

 

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7 Payment Terms Independent Sales Agents Need to Know When Partnering with a Merchant
Apr 27, 2016

Here are 7 key payment phrases and terms Independent Sales Agents need to know when acquiring a partnership with a merchant.

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The Main Payment Options Small Businesses Should Incorporate
Mar 25, 2016

Below is a list of the main payment options small businesses should incorporate.

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PCI DSS 3.2 to Be Released in April 2016
Mar 23, 2016

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council will be releasing the updated PCI DSS 3.2 version this April - six months earlier than anticipated.

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The Importance of Having a Seamless Checkout Experience
Mar 11, 2016

In order to have a seamless checkout process, here are some valuable tips small businesses should follow to have an improved checkout experience. 

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4 Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Sales with an Updated Payment Solution
Feb 26, 2016

Here are 4 ways small businesses can increase their sales by using an updated payment solution.

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3 Important Reasons Why Merchants Should Offer Multiple Payment Options
Feb 3, 2016

To help increase a positive customer experience, here are 3 important reasons why merchants should offer multiple payment options.

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White Paper: Mobile Payments - A Key Opportunity in Today's Business Landscape
Feb 1, 2016

This white paper will show you the existing mPOS options out there and will tell you which systems are right for your type of business. 

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Growing Payment Trends in 2016 for ISOs
Jan 27, 2016

Here are three growing trends in 2016 that ISOs need to know and educate merchants on.

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2016 Strategies for ISOs and Independent Sales Agents
Jan 13, 2016

Here are some helpful guidelines ISOs and Independent Sales Agents can follow to ensure a successful 2016.

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Payment Industry Trends for 2016
Jan 4, 2016

As 2016 transpires, here are some of the top trends predicted to make an impact for the New Year.

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Apple Pay Benefits
Jan 1, 2016

Apple Pay is making NFC payments more widely available than ever before. Learn more about the benefits Apple Pay offers merchants.

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Types of Point-of-Sale Equipment
Dec 1, 2015

There are several types of point-of-sales equipment available on the market today all with their unique sets of advantages and disadvantages. 

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1stPayPOS Restaurant Solution
Dec 1, 2015

This video will guide you through processing a transaction for your restaurant using 1stPayPOS, and how to do other things like creating a new table and how to send food and drink items to the kitchen printer.

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How Restaurants Can Use Cutting Edge Technology To Grow
Nov 13, 2015

Restaurants can succeed with staying up-to-date with technology by using the below methods for their business. 

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Milestones in the past 25 Years of Payment Processing
Nov 1, 2015

There has been a lot of changes in payment processing in the past 25 years since First American Payment Systems was founded. Take a look at some major payment milestones.

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1stPayPOS Set Up Process
Nov 1, 2015

This video will walk you through the set up process for your 1stPayPOS system.

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5 Valuable Tips to Train Employees on POS Systems
Oct 30, 2015

Here are five important features to consider as you train your employees on your modernized POS system.

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White Paper: The Changing World of ISOs within Payment Processing
Oct 21, 2015

Two key approaches to ensuring an ISO and an Independent Sales Agent succeed long-term are heavily based on product expertise and the sales approach.

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4 Payment Processing Options Small Businesses Should Consider
Oct 19, 2015

Here are the top 4 payment options that small businesses should consider.

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Q&A on Visa Checkout: The Latest Online Payment That Is Growing
Oct 7, 2015

Here is an informative Q&A to help explain what Visa Checkout is.

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Contactless Payments Continue to Rise in Popularity
Sep 23, 2015

With the growth of mobile wallets, many shoppers are now using contactless payments to purchase items in brick and mortar stores. 

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The Top Ways Merchants Can Use Analytics to Benefit Their Business
Sep 14, 2015

Merchants are always looking for new and innovative ways to remain relevant and to increase revenue. 

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American Express OptBlue: An Affordable Option for Small Businesses
Aug 31, 2015

There is a new program from American Express called OptBlue that presents new pricing.

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How to Understand Your Merchant Account Statement
Aug 18, 2015

Learn the terms associated with your credit card statement.

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  • Payments
Why Restaurants Should Upgrade Their POS System
Aug 12, 2015

Point-of-Sale (POS) systems are a key component in the success of how a restaurant survives.

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Google Reveals "Purchases on Google" – Using Mobile Ads to Shop
Aug 10, 2015

Google recently announced the development of “Purchases on Google” – the new “buy button” feature that allows shoppers to buy products straight from mobile search ads.

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American Express Introduces American Express Checkout - a New Way to Pay
Aug 7, 2015

American Express is entering the digital payments world with Amex Express Checkout, a new service that allows members to quickly make online purchases via their American Express accounts.

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Why Restaurants Should Utilize Mobile POS Systems
Jul 13, 2015

With advancements in recent technology, restaurants have been evolving in the ways they operate their business. 

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How to Improve the Customer Experience by Offering Multiple Payment Options
Jul 10, 2015

Here are 3 important reasons merchants should offer multiple payment options to improve the customer experience.

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Alternative Payments: The Future of Transactions
Jul 6, 2015

Below are several reasons why merchants should consider accepting these new alternative payment options and how they benefit their business in the long haul.

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1stPayPOS - Tablet Point of Sale Customized for your Business
Jul 1, 2015

Our cloud-based, tablet point of sale solution, 1stPayPOS, allows you to focus on what you do best - running your business and ringing up sales. Manage your inventory, employees time, process payments and more using this easy to use iPad based point of sale solution.

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Boost customer satisfaction with updated payment processing equipment
Jun 24, 2015

Here is why small businesses should invest in payment processing systems to increase customer satisfaction. 

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3 Ways an Updated Payment Solution Increases Sales
Jun 9, 2015

Here are 3 ways an updated payment solution increases sales.

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The Science of POS Security
Jun 1, 2015

High-profile data breaches in retail have highlighted just how critical it is to have top-notch security in a point-of-sale system. A new wave of cutting-edge technologies is here to help lessen the threat of breaches.

 

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1stPayPOS - Adding Inventory Tutorial Video
Jun 1, 2015

Learn how to easily add inventory to the 1stPayPOS system.

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3 Ways Merchants Can Use Data Collected from Point of Sale Technology
May 8, 2015

Here are three ways you can use data from updated POS systems to boost your business. 

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Upgrade Point-of-Sale for Better Business Strategy
May 4, 2015

As the October deadline for adopting EMV compliance creeps closer, small business owners might fear an uphill battle ahead.

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How to Process a Sales Transaction with 1stPayPOS for your Retail Establishment
May 1, 2015

This video will guide you through the easy steps to process a sales transaction for your retail establishment with 1stPayPOS.

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Point-Of-Sale Analytics Can Boost Spring Sales
Apr 28, 2015

Following a winter of online-shopping, store retailers might feel some cause for concern. 

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Is 2015 the Year When Digital Payments Take Over?
Apr 17, 2015

For merchants considering a new payment processing system, the future seems to be filled with digital technology.

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Use POS Systems for Efficient Restaurant Employee Training
Apr 10, 2015

When running a restaurant it's likely that you or an assigned employee will spend a lot of time training new employees.

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3 Tips for Training Employees to Leverage POS Systems
Apr 2, 2015

Here are three tips that business owners should keep in mind when leveraging POS systems.

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1stPayPOS Restaurant Overview
Apr 1, 2015

1stPayPOS will help your restaurant run smoothly. This overview will give you insight to all of the great benefits it has and how it can help the success of your restaurant.

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Empower Your Merchants with Payment Processing Knowledge
Mar 9, 2015

The proliferation of technology is changing the way local merchants operate.

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Alternative Payments Are Growing in Popularity
Mar 6, 2015

Technology has had both a dramatic and positive impact on the payments industry and on point-of-sale systems in particular.

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Benefits of Mobile POS vs Countertop Terminals
Mar 1, 2015

The growing importance of smartphones and tablets in both personal and professional settings has corresponded with a new generation of portable point-of-sale solutions. How do the new tools stack up against the traditional countertop POS systems?

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1stPayPOS Retail Overview
Mar 1, 2015

1stPayPOS will help your retail store run smoothly and efficiently. This overview will give insight to all of the great benefits available. Check it out and see how you can help your business!

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8 Key Terms ISO and Agents Need to Know When Approaching Merchants
Feb 13, 2015

Here are eight key terms and phrases ISOs need to know when partnering with a merchant.

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How to Process a Sales Transaction with 1stPayPOS for your Retail Establishment
Feb 1, 2015

This video will guide you through the easy steps to process a sales transaction for your retail establishment with 1stPayPOS. 

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Payment Industry Trends in 2015
Jan 14, 2015

Here are a few of our top predictions for 2015 in the payments industry.

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