PDCflow Announces Patent on Technology for Secure Payments

Technology for Secure Payments

Share this Article Ogden, Utah — PDCflow announces partnership with US Patent owner Zukunftware, LLC for management and licensing of newly patented technology. The patent (US patent no. 9,799,029), specifically written with credit card payments in mind, allows companies using the technology to greatly reduce PCI compliance requirements by removing the credit card information from the company’s environment and storing …

How a Payment Management System Improves Office Operations

Payment Management System

Share this Article All office managers are looking for ways to save money and make operations run more smoothly. However, spotting ways to improve can be tricky. One overlooked area that can cut expenses is your payment management system. The value of a good solution is hard to quantify just by the price tag. After all, efficiency in your processes …

Meet Your Drill Instructors: Collection Boot Camp Panelists

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Share this Article PDCflow’s March Skip Tracing Guide blog post marked the end of our collection boot camp series. Throughout these posts, we discussed compliance management systems,  collection settlement campaigns and more. The knowledge provided in our write-ups is owed to the expert panelists at the California Association of Collectors, who created the courses on which our articles were based. …

How To Add Value For Merchants with Built-In Payment Compliance

Built-In Payment Compliance

Share this Article There are many ways a merchant must adhere to payment compliance throughout the transaction process. What’s more, they often have little or no knowledge of the requirements they are expected to follow, even when violating this compliance could lead to litigation or crippling fines. When choosing a payment management suite to offer to your merchants, are you …

What a Merchant Should Know About Credit Card Declines

Credit Card Declines

Share this Article Accepting credit cards for your business has many advantages. One of the most convenient aspects is knowing instantly whether a payment was approved or declined. Rather than waiting days and dealing with a returned ACH payment, your business can know within seconds whether a card has gone through. When a card has been declined, the most common …

PDCflow Welcomes Lucy Ayala To Customer Success

PDCflow Customer Success

Share this Article No matter what business you’re in, customer service will always be a central factor to success. PDCflow has firmly believed this since our company was formed 14 years ago. We receive consistently high ratings from satisfied customers on the well-known software review site Capterra. We have many clients who remain satisfied with our service after years of …

How Multiple Payment Methods Can Boost Your Revenue

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Share this Article Merchants object to offering multiple payment methods to their customers for several reasons, but the most common is cost. While many goods and services are easily measured by their price tag, payment processing is not so cut-and-dry. Providing more than one way for a consumer to pay might seem like it will rack up bills. In reality, …

Collection Boot Camp: Skip Tracing Guide

Skip Tracing Guide

Share this Article Since August of last year, PDCflow has partnered with the California Association of Collectors (CAC) to bring our readers in-depth advice on running a successful, compliant collection agency. The subjects, ranging from day-to-day operations such as telephone collection communications to high-level topics like creating collection settlement campaigns, first appeared as the curriculum of the CAC’s Collection Boot …

Preventing Fraud with Card Not Present Transactions

preventing fraud with card not present transactions

Share this Article EMV, better known as credit card chip technology, has revolutionized what it means to take a secure card payment during a card present transaction. The computer chip embedded in many new credit cards makes cloning card data much more difficult, deterring fraud.   But what advancements in technology have been created for merchants in a card not …

Is An Online Payment Option Really That Important to Your Customers? (Yes!)

Online Payment Option

Share this Article It’s hard navigating the responsibilities of managing a small business. Because day-to-day operations often take priority, long-term, revenue-driving decisions tend to get pushed aside. They shouldn’t. If you want your business to grow, you need to make it as easy as possible for customers to pay you. This means you need to think about how your company …