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Many times, we find ourselves in certain know; up a creek without a paddle, down to our last nickel and even up a tree like our little friend here. How do some people manage to overcome the insurmountable odds to acheive their dreams while others seem to give up at the first whisper of a challenge? 'Hanging In There' is one of the necessary skills you will need to develop if you are to achieve your goals and dreams. Here are a few time honored tips to get you and your busine...

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Cheri Perry 8/6/2018 Comments(0)

Finding Our Sweet Spot

Do you remember when you first started your business? I sure do - I had visions of grandeur! ALL businesses would want to use our company, EVERY business owner would feel the passion we had for the business, we would have the PERFECT solution for EACH business that came our way and there was just one more thing- we all lived happily ever after. just like a Fairy Tale! Does that sound familiar to you? Business ownership is certainly not for the faint of heart and it turns out- it is no fairy tale...

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Cheri Perry 7/30/2018 Comments(0)

Weekly Motivation!

Sir Smiley here..... Have you ever noticed that motivation is a DAILY job? It's not one of th ose 'get it done once' things, it is something that we have to work at all of the time! You might think that being a SMILEY makes my job easy but let me tell you- I have to work at it every day as well! OK- so when I look in the mirror- I am immediately reminded that I am HAPPY most of the time but even those optimistically minded among us, need to be sure to get daily doses of motivation! Here are a fe...

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Sir Smiley 7/23/2018 Comments(0)

Got Security?

There is so much 'complicated' talk about security, compliance and all of the things we need to do to keep our personal information safe that sometimes we just need a little reminder of the BASICS. This week our team is reminding all of our merchants and future merchants about the basics of Merchant Account Security. Here are a few simple things that you and your team can do to keep your account secure! Don't Give Out Personal / Sensitive Information Unless you have a personal connection with so...

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Cheri Perry 7/16/2018 Comments(0)

5 Myths of PCI Compliance

Years ago, when I thought of the word 'Compliance' it would conjur up memories of childhood rules or conforming to some rigid set of expectations. Even's definition harkens back to a time before credit card fraud completely altered the meaning. com·pli·ance [kuh m-plahy-uh ns] noun 1. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding. 2. a tendency to yield readily to others, especially in a weak and subservient way. 3. conformity; accordance: in complianc...

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Cheri Perry 7/8/2018 Comments(0)