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Mail And Phone Order Merchant Services
If you want your business to boom in today's market, you need to provide mail and phone order merchant services. Customers are becoming increasingly used to this convenience and are likely to take their business elsewhere if they find you do not have mail and phone order merchant services as payment options. Offering a quick and efficient way to trade, mail and phone order merchant services make it possible for you to accept payment when the credit card cannot be swiped because the customer is not physically present.

With mail and phone order merchant services you are able to use the "card not present" method of transaction. You can process payments with your mail and phone order merchant services either by keying the customer's credit card information into a terminal, using software installed on a computer or through a payment service provider's web site. Because the card is not swiped through a terminal as part of this type of transaction, meaning the magnetic strip on the back of the card is not read, mail and phone order merchant services are considered to represent some risk to credit card processors. There are, however, fraud detection procedures with mail and phone order merchant services, such as address verification and the need to input the three or four digit number of the back of each credit card known as the CVV2 number, to enhance security. By providing mail and phone order merchant services you will be giving your customers what they want and making it much easier for them to purchase your products.

 

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