800-347-1090 info@xbsglobal.net

Merchant Solutions for the B2B Marketplace

B2B Payments tips, tricks and tirades
Underwriting Merchant Accounts

Underwriting Merchant Accounts

We're all familiar with underwriting.  Arghh!  Mortgages, life insurance, health insurance - painful.  But what about merchant accounts? The merchant and payment processor agreement is a financial contract. The merchant application goes through a stringent...

Interchange Fee Brouhaha Continues

Interchange Fee Brouhaha Continues

Was the Merchant Plight Ignored in the 2009 Credit Card Act? In May when the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 was signed into law some folks were disappointed by the Act's lack of attention to the subject of interchange.   Senator...

Recurring Billing

Recurring Billing

The Key to Getting Paid. A recent Get Paid survey by Intuit turned up some astonishing results regarding small business owners across the country - do any of these describe you? Nearly 20% of small business owners admit to forgetting to invoice or follow up on an...

Timely Batching of Transactions Impacts Costs

Timely Batching of Transactions Impacts Costs

A Simple Solution for a Costly Downgrade. Merchants are constantly seeking ways to avoid expensive downgraded credit card transactions  - natch.  We all need to lower the cost of doing business.  There's a variety of ways to keep costs down and this one is the easiest...

Electronic Invoicing – A Business Essential

Electronic Invoicing – A Business Essential

Is the United States Postal Service out of time AND money? It's time to convert to electronic invoicing.   Effective today,  the US post office increased the cost of first class stamps as well as several other products and services, for the third year in a row.   The...

Card Issuers and Pending Legislation

Card Issuers and Pending Legislation

Whose Squeezing Who in Credit Card Fees? Lots of credit card stuff in the news these days, primarily regarding those who issue cards - and the consumers who use them.  XBS does not issue credit cards - nor do we set fees or make money on fees such as interest rates or...

Quickbooks and Integrated Low Cost Processing

Quickbooks and Integrated Low Cost Processing

Okay, so maybe this news isn't going to catapault you into nirvana or some "state of zen" or anything - but we guarantee enlightenment! (plus pictures of credit card terminals and stuff are so boring). A new integrated solution for low cost credit card processing AND...

PCI DSS

PCI DSS

The Basics in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) is now at the forefront of the electronic payments industry.  The proliferation of fraud and risk associated with credit card processing makes these...

800.347.1090

Telephone us

in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains: Landrum, SC

 

With an expert in AP Automation or B2B Payment Processing.  We've got it covered on both ends.

XBS Global  Process Profitably