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Forum: Ecommerce 2nd May 2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,103
Posted By tobuso
What kind of volume do you do? What was your...

What kind of volume do you do? What was your average ticket size and your high ticket size.
Forum: Ecommerce 30th April 2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,793
Posted By tobuso
We can help you get setup if you need to. It can...

We can help you get setup if you need to. It can be difficult to get approved with ecommerce and if you do get approved they will give you ridiculous rates, reserves, and maximums. Call us if you...
Forum: Ecommerce 30th April 2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,793
Posted By tobuso
Are you also going to be taking credit cards?

Are you also going to be taking credit cards?
Forum: Ecommerce 30th April 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,691
Posted By tobuso
There are some standard costs involved as well as...

There are some standard costs involved as well as risk based on certain merchant types. So it would be almost impossible to do something like that. Its a good idea but it just doesnt work as a...
Forum: Ecommerce 30th April 2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,416
Posted By tobuso
This is certainly a high risk situation for the...

This is certainly a high risk situation for the processor. It can be done but you will most likely have a reserve put on you as well as some fairly high rates.

We can take a look at this but no...
Forum: Ecommerce 30th April 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,103
Posted By tobuso
Ecommerce

Ecommerce can be considered a higher risk category for processors and that is evident by ebay and their notorious fund holds. I would go with a credit card processor that can handle accounts like...
Forum: Small Business Finance 17th January 2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,449
Posted By tobuso
Banks use processors like us or First Data in the...

Banks use processors like us or First Data in the case of Bank Of America. They are simply resellers of a product they do not service. This is also true of mortgages, insurance, and other products...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st December 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,099
Posted By tobuso
My sites have slowly climbed upward. They clime...

My sites have slowly climbed upward. They clime and fall regardless if I am currently adding links or whatever. Once your site has been around longer and you have solidly beaten your competitors in...
Forum: Sales 21st December 2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,411
Posted By tobuso
Accepting credit cards is a given. Now it...

Accepting credit cards is a given.

Now it is necessary due to debit cards and the transition to a paperless society.

The real question is... Who I need to use and why?

Depending on your...
Forum: Direct Mail 21st December 2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 23,427
Posted By tobuso
I will post it. That is a good idea. I would like...

I will post it. That is a good idea. I would like to refine it as much as possible. I get about the same number of calls but I changed the quality of where my piece is directed so I get larger...
Forum: Small Business Finance 19th December 2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,025
Posted By tobuso
Really we are looking at the ability to pay of...

Really we are looking at the ability to pay of the customer paying you. So your credit or your businesses credit does not have to be good. We just want your customers credit to be OK.
Forum: Direct Mail 17th December 2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 23,427
Posted By tobuso
I have done quite a few since then with an...

I have done quite a few since then with an increasingly better ROI but the response rate has been about the same. There is huge competition in my sector. So my competitors hammer the same customers I...
Forum: Direct Mail 14th December 2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 23,427
Posted By tobuso
I sent 2500 out one time just like what you did....

I sent 2500 out one time just like what you did. And it got 2 responses. Luckily 1 of them was approved and it paid for the whole mailer. But, that is low ROI.
Forum: Sales 3rd November 2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,411
Posted By tobuso
I would agree. I see restaurants and bars who get...

I would agree. I see restaurants and bars who get me to place atms because they did not want to take cards. 2 months in they decide they need to take them. I put the machine in and immediately their...
Forum: Small Business Finance 31st October 2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,025
Posted By tobuso
1. Factoring - Grow as fast as the invoices come...

1. Factoring - Grow as fast as the invoices come in. It is instant cash flow based on your invoices.

2. Merchant cash flow factoring - similar to invoice factoring but instead of factoring one...
Forum: Small Business Finance 31st October 2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,449
Posted By tobuso
This stuff happens all the time when you are not...

This stuff happens all the time when you are not using a processor that holds its own risk. Or one that is so big that the risk profile is very high. Call me if you need to get setup and we can go...
Forum: Ecommerce 12th October 2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,625
Posted By tobuso
What paypal does is put a risk hold on your...

What paypal does is put a risk hold on your funds. I have gotten many clients because of this issue. They usually hold 30-50% of your funds for 3-6 months in case of chargebacks. This is very strict...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th September 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By tobuso
You rank in the top spot for those other...

You rank in the top spot for those other keywords....how much traffic/sales do you get from ranking there?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th September 2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By tobuso
Wow your site ranks very well. How much of your...

Wow your site ranks very well. How much of your business comes from the internet?
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 13th September 2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,605
Posted By tobuso
If you need help with the payment side of...

If you need help with the payment side of building the website you can give us a call. We can also build the website, shopping cart, and help with SEO.
Forum: Small Business Finance 13th September 2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,449
Posted By tobuso
BTW, we provide equipment for free including...

BTW, we provide equipment for free including payment gateways for website integrations.
Forum: Small Business Finance 13th September 2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,449
Posted By tobuso
Bank of America had their own platforms that did...

Bank of America had their own platforms that did everything. But, they were not able to run it as efficiently as they thought they could. So they ported all of their customers over the FirstData to...
Forum: Local Marketing 13th September 2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,686
Posted By tobuso
I would suggest you have a google checkout and...

I would suggest you have a google checkout and paypal button as an addition to a merchant account.

Many people back out of the purchase when they realize there is not a REAL merchant account.
...
Forum: Ecommerce 13th September 2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,625
Posted By tobuso
We are also a payment processor. We can do your...

We are also a payment processor. We can do your website development, shopping cart, and gateway integration. We also make your site Search Engine Optimized and can provide an SEO plan to help you get...
Forum: Ecommerce 19th July 2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,625
Posted By tobuso
There are tons of factors that go into a merchant...

There are tons of factors that go into a merchant account. You need to talk to someone you trust that makes logical sense when they explain things to you.

If it sounds too go to be true it...
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