EMV 101 for Small Merchants

April 24, 2015

Big changes are coming to the 1.2 billion payment cards in today’s wallets. Today’s mag stripe cards (which is the same technology used in cassette tapes) are being replaced by EMV-enabled cards containing micro chips. With the October 2015 EMV deadline just a few months away, the Electronic Transactions Association has produced an EMV 101 video for small business owners. Take a few minutes to learn about the upcoming changes!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc1pgQDcCvw

ETA EMV 101 graphic


Happy Earth Day — April 22

April 22, 2015

Happy Earth Day, which is a day set aside for the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Want to do your part to save the planet? Contact OMEGA Processing to learn more about our resource-saving solutions.

Electronic Invoicing

With electronic invoicing from OMEGA Processing’s virtual terminal, OMEGA VT, you can generate invoices and automatically e-mail them to your customers. And, your customers can pay directly from the e-mail. Switching to paperless invoicing you can save yourself and your customers time and money while at the same time working to save thousands of trees.

Generating the invoice is simple. You can set up invoice terms and payment methods. Line-by-line detailed information, including Item Description, Quantity, Unit and Cost, is shown to your customer. There’s NO limit to the number of invoices that can be sent, and NO website is required.

Online Merchant Statements

OMEGA Processing Merchants have the option of viewing their statements through our secure online Merchant Portal rather than receiving a paper statement. Our enhanced secure Merchant Portal allows you to:

  • View monthly credit card sales by card type
  • View year-over-year credit card sales by month
  • View special announcements and product information
  • View and update account information
  • View past-months merchant statements

Contact us today at 866.888.9724 Ext. 7 or info@omegap.com to learn more about this paper-saving and money-saving options!

Earth Day


ETA Payments Security Day

April 21, 2015

Interested in learning about all the efforts underway that serve to enhance and expand on ensuring payments security. Will you be in the D.C. area on April 23? The Electronic Transactions Association The and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will be hosting a Payments Security Day on April 23 in Washington, DC, at the Venable Law Offices. Payments Security Day is part of ETA’s on-going series of events in Washington focusing on the implications of public policy to the payments industry.
http://www.electran.org/conferences-…/payments-security-day/


Payments Fun Fact

April 17, 2015

Electronic Payments over the ACH network increased 5% in 2014 to 23 billion. Common ACH transactions include online payments, B2B payments and recurring payments, such as direct deposit. Read more in this report from NACHA, the Electronic Payments Association. https://www.nacha.org/news/ach-volume-increases-23-billion-payments-2014ach payment info


Simplify Your Accounting with Electronic Invoicing from OMEGA VT

April 16, 2015

Tired of printing invoices and spending $.48 a piece to mail them?

With electronic invoicing from OMEGA Processing’s virtual terminal, OMEGA VT, you can generate invoices and automatically email them to your customers. And, your customers can pay directly from the email. Switching to paperless invoicing you can save yourself and your customers time and money while at the same time working to save thousands of trees.

Generating the invoice is simple. You can set up invoice terms and payment methods. Line-by-line detailed information, including Item Description, Quantity, Unit and Cost, is shown to your customer. There’s NO limit to the number of invoices that can be sent, and NO website is required.

For more information, contact our OMEGA Processing Solutions customer service center at 866.888.9724 Ext. 7. http://www.omegap.com

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Password Peril

April 16, 2015

Avoid password peril! Check out this infographic that contains everything you always wanted and NEEDED to know about passwords in our daily lives. Thanks Better Business Bureau- Cincinnati for sharing.
https://assets.entrepreneur.com/…/1422313779-password-infog…
‪#‎Password‬ ‪#‎DataSecurity


Consumer Confidence Up. Electronic Payments Drives Consumer Spending.

April 8, 2015

Comeback consumer spending image

The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and Strawhecker Group (TSG) recently unveiled their latest economic indicators infographic. The news is very positive — Consumer confidence, unemployment and GDP all experienced positive performance in 2014 and Q12015.

The research also points out the importance of the payments industry to the U.S. and global economy. Consider these facts:

  • Consumer spending represents 70% of GDP.
  • 70% of consumer spending is done electronically.

Click here to see the infographic.


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