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    We make signs all over town and switching to 1st National from another processor has allowed us to save money every month and improve our service by accepting debit cards, upgrade our terminals and run our online store via their ecommerce options. We recommend them to your for Processing and more.

    Chris Nalbadian, President
    Sign Zone Inc.
    I see patients in multiple offices around the city every week. 1st National's machine & service has allowed me over the past 3 years, to get paid on site after visiting my patients and even after performing Lasik surgery which I have written a book about!

    Ronald Smith, MD, MPH, FACS
    Lazik Surgery by Dr. Ronald Smith

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BizEdge Advantage Blog

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013  |  no comments  |  B.J. Kharrazi

When you are in need of a local Los Angeles merchant account, it is important to understand how to choose the most reliable service. Whether you are just opening your business or you are planning to expand in the near future, it is crucial to select a cost-effective, robust, and reliable option. There are many choices for credit card processing in Los Angeles, which can leave you feeling somewhat overwhelmed. By understanding how to choose the best service, you can quickly narrow the options.

It is not uncommon for many people to make their choice for a Los Angeles merchant account based on price. While it is important to shop around and find the most competitive rates, there are other factors that should be considered as well. For instance, among the most important variables to consider is the amount of experience the merchant service provider is able to offer. Experienced merchant account providers typically offer a higher level of security, risk and underwriting management in addition to technical capabilities and customer support. Many providers appeal to your desire to obtain the lowest price possible by offering rates that appear to be quite low. The problem with this is that many of these rates are not inclusive of all of the fees you can expect to pay. The merchant account industry can be quite competitive, but it is important to make certain that you do not choose a service that will lure you in with initially low rates that do not represent the true amount you can expect to pay.


Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011  |  no comments  |  B.J. Kharrazi

Recently we added the new ShopKeep iPad-powered POS and Cash Register system to our service wares.  Is it a hot commodity? Read more about it on our Powered By ShopKeep page.

Report from WCBS New York

One Brooklyn wine shop and grocery store is uncorking the wave of the future.

“We never anticipated that we would be in tech,” says Amy Bennett, who runs the Greene Grape in Fort Greene.

But that was before things got frustrating.


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