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Gene Krause

Gene has been consulting businesses of all sizes for 20 years and providing them with strategic payments and gateway integrations.

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Falling short on SaaS pricing

By Gene Krause on Mar 19, 2015 2:00:10 PM


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Configurability and Customization

By Gene Krause on Mar 18, 2015 1:37:57 PM

Is Your Staff Aware Of The Difference Between Configurability and Customization?

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Anti-CEO Traits?

By Gene Krause on Mar 18, 2015 1:35:06 PM

Do You Exhibit Any Of These Anti-CEO Traits? Are You Sure?

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How Using Payments Processing Using ACH Can Help Your Business

By Gene Krause on Mar 2, 2015 8:00:01 AM

From a previous post we have already covered exactly what an ACH is and the raw flow between a business and the banks. So what is Processing of ACH Payments? First let's quickly re-examine the role the banks play; specifically as it relates to technology. NACHA  governs the ACH network, including providing the specific NACHA file format that banks must use when submitting batch files to one of the ACH operators. If there were no improvements that could be made anywhere in the process, there would be little need for Third Party ACH Processors (TPP).

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What is a Merchant Account?

By Gene Krause on Feb 23, 2015 8:10:43 AM

Companies with a need to accept credit cards or debit cards require a Merchant Account. Sometimes the term Merchant Account gets confused with Payment Gateway. They are separate components to accepting cards, but are often provided in a bundled package. If you're set on a particular company for providing the payment gateway, check to see if their gateway services are agnostic towards back-end processors, allowing you to switch merchant account providers at a later time.

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