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USAePay and Apple’s iOS 7 Update

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When you update your Apple device to iOS 7, you will need to adjust your microphone in order to swipe cards with your PaySaber Jack card reader. Once you have iOS 7 installed, follow the instructions and screen shot examples below to allow the USAePAy app to access the microphone. 1. Go to Settings > …

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Merchant of the Month – Northwest Earth Institute

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We have overworked our planet. In the pursuit to improve our lives, we have risked our own survival. The result has been global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, pollution and even the extinction of certain species! Now, more than ever there is a growing awareness of the fact that proper stewardship of the environment …

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Support Tip of the Month – Help! Where’s My Money?!

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We recently had a merchant who told us on their original application that their maximum transaction amount would be $5,000.00. Then, they ran a transaction for $60,000…yikes! Because the sale was over ten times the high ticket amount reported on their original application, this set off a big red flag in the system, and these …

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Dharma “Lite” and Flint

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Dharma Merchant Services offers a number of mobile commerce solutions – wireless terminals with integrated printers, card reading swipers for tablets and iPhones, and virtual terminal access from browser based phones, but we have partnered with a new provider that allows Visa and MasterCard card data to be captured by an iPhone/iPad without a swiper! …

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What’s New! Marketplace Fairness Act

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We like to keep our merchants and partners informed about rules and regulations that affect how payments are transacted, and this month we are writing about recent legislation which has already passed in the Senate and is working its way through the House called the Marketplace Fairness Act. This law would require ecommerce merchants to …

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Support Tip of the Month – Settle Your Account Every Day

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Did you know there is one final step to send your daily transactions to our bank for processing after the original point of sale transaction? This final step is called “batching out” or “settling,” and is necessary in order to transmit your daily sales to the bank for deposit. Until that point, all of the …

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Merchant of the Month – LocalHarvest

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The best organic food is what’s grown closest to you. Dharma client and partner Local Harvest is well aware of this and developed a website to help consumers find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food locally. LocalHarvest is America’s #1 organic and local food website. They maintain a definitive and …

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5 Tools for Mobile Marketing Success

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Have you embraced mobile marketing yet? SteamFeed recently reported that 37% of internet usage in the U.S. is on a mobile device. That is a huge demographic your good cause could be missing out on if it isn’t mobile-friendly. Our friends at 4AGoodCause compiled a list of the top 5 tools you need to use …

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Merchant of the Month – ECOLunchbox

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ECOlunchbox was founded out of a California eco-mom’s need and desire: a need for sustainable and non-toxic lunchware for her children’s school lunches & a desire to reduce lunchtime waste and our world’s increasing dependence on plastics. Chief Eco-Mom and Founder Sandra Harris says the company’s mission is to “reduce the world’s dependence on plastics by …

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Partner of the Month – Green America

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Since Dharma Merchant Services’ inception, our intention has been to align ourselves with organizations that have made significant contributions to educating and promoting sustainable choices that benefit people and the planet. One such organization is Green America, of which our founder has been a member for 20 years! (Even back when it was  Co-op America). Now …

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