How Card Payments Can Help Grow Your Business

Gert Scholts, Director of First Data Merchant Solutions, gives valuable business advice on how card payments can help to grow your small business. Key to the success of any business is accepting payments for goods and services, however choosing the right card acceptance provider can be both confusing and time consuming. A recent survey [1] conducted by First Data Merchant Solutions highlighted this by asking budding entrepreneurs and small business owners what fears and reservations they had around accepting card payments: Of those surveyed 83% had given some or significant consideration to accepting card payments in their business. However 77% admitted that they had little or no understanding of how card processing works. 81% of respondents were concerned about the associated cost and ris... »