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Clearent Connects is the in-house podcast for Clearent, your partner for payments. Each week, we’ll explore what happens when a customer puts their card into a terminal or clicks “Buy Now” online. Featuring interviews with technology experts and stories from small business owners, we are here to share tips and strategies on keeping your business growing with the changing times and technology.

Clearent Connects is the in-house podcast for Clearent, your partner for payments. Each week, we’ll explore what happens when a customer puts their card into a terminal or clicks “Buy Now” online. Featuring interviews with technology experts and stories from small business owners, we are here to share tips and strategies on keeping your business growing with the changing times and technology.

Location:

United States

Description:

Clearent Connects is the in-house podcast for Clearent, your partner for payments. Each week, we’ll explore what happens when a customer puts their card into a terminal or clicks “Buy Now” online. Featuring interviews with technology experts and stories from small business owners, we are here to share tips and strategies on keeping your business growing with the changing times and technology.

Twitter:

@goclearent

Language:

English

Contact:

3146801370


Episodes

CARES Act Pt. 2 (with Jim Fink of Rapid Finance)

11/2/2020
On this week's Clearent Connects, Mandy speaks with Jim Fink from Rapid Finance about supporting small and mid-sized businesses during COVID. The post Clearent Connects: CARES Act Pt. 2 (with Jim Fink of Rapid Finance) appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:18:30

The New Core Plus with SwipeSimple (feat Natalia Leonardis from CardFlight)

10/12/2020
On this week's episode, we chat with Natalia Leonardis from CardFlight about their SwipeSimple platform, which we just integrated into our Core Plus technology stack. The post Clearent Connects: The New Core Plus with SwipeSimple appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:18:54

Gift Cards and Loyalty with Factor4 CEO Dan Battista

9/28/2020
We sit down with Dan Battista, CEO of Factor4, to explore the ways that gift cards can help small businesses increase loyalty with their best patrons, attract new customers, and increase cash flow. The post Clearent Connects: Gift Cards and Loyalty with Factor4 CEO Dan Battista appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:23:05

The Software Connection: The Bootstrapers, The Integrators, and You.

9/14/2020
This week on Connects, we look at the actionable ways small businesses can develop a trusted online customer experience and thrive in 2020 with comprehensive business management software and integrated payments. The post Clearent Connects: The Software Connection appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:28:07

Digitizing Your Entire Wallet

9/8/2020
This week on Clearent Connects, we explore why Apple is getting into the ID business... The post Clearent Connects: Digitizing Your Entire Wallet appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:31:03

Apple vs. Epic... Does This Sound Familiar?

8/31/2020
Epic, the publisher of Fortnite (the most popular game in the app store), is starting to fight against what they claim as unfair pricing policies in Apple’s app store. Apple just called their bluff by removing their apps. The post Clearent Connects: Apple vs. Epic… Does This Sound Familiar? appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:32:56

Buy Now, Pay Later: What's the Difference

8/24/2020
On this episode of Connects, Clearent’s own Phil Ricci and Mandy Dunfee discuss the recent overwhelming popularity of the ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ service and if small businesses should look to adopt this strategy now or wait until later to get on board. The post Clearent Connects: Buy Now, Pay Later: What’s the Difference? appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:28:45

Updates on the USPS and Stimulus

8/17/2020
Update episode this week! We'll touch on some of our past episodes, and bring new info on how the cost-cutting measures with the U.S. Postal services could affect small businesses going forward. The post Clearent Connects: Updates on the USPS and Stimulus appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:45:46

Why the US has to Pay Attention to PSD2 Now

8/10/2020
COVID has delayed the second Payment Services Directive, or PSD2, in Europe, allowing card and payment providers to meet new authentication required standards by December 31, 2020. While this effects Euro cardholders by ensuring payments are performed with multi-factor authentication, this also has a reaching effect in the US as we have now become an easier target for fraud and illegal activities. The post Clearent Connects: Why the US has to Pay Attention to PSD2 Now appeared first on...

Duration:00:24:30

A Whole Lotta Hacking Is Going On! Is Your Business Protected?

8/3/2020
In this week's episode of Clearent Connects, we discuss the recent major data breach events and how small businesses are affected more now than at any other time. The post Clearent Connects – A Whole Lotta Hacking Is Going On! Is Your Business Protected? appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:25:43

A Lifeline with Rapid Finance

7/27/2020
This week we speak with Jim Fink, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Rapid Finance, about the various lifelines for small businesses in the time of COVID. The post Clearent Connects – A Lifeline with Rapid Finance appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:23:25

The Postal Service Impact on Small Business

7/20/2020
In this week’s Clearent Connects, Phil and Lauren discuss potential budget cuts to the United States Postal Service and the impact they could have on struggling small businesses. Dive into new proposed legislation that will eliminate the ability for a business to go cashless, continued glaring gaps in the adoption of contactless tools and more. The post Clearent Connects: The Postal Service Impact on Small Business appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:29:36

Episode 16 - COVID and Where We Are Today

7/13/2020
In this episode of Clearent Connects, we do a quick update on COVID in the payment / small business space, including reopenings and PPP loans, as well as the increase of dispute claims and fraud and how that can affect your business. The post Clearent Connects Episode 16 – COVID and Where We Are Today appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:23:55

Merchant Spotlight: Marlin Hughes of The Detroit Pepper Company

7/6/2020
On this week's Clearent Connects, we talk with Marlin Hughes of the Detroit Pepper Company. The Detroit Pepper Company opened in early 2020 with a good location, a lot of foot traffic, and buzz in the local media. But after COVID-19 hit, Marlin had to pivot his strategy. The post Clearent Connects – Merchant Spotlight: Marlin Hughes of The Detroit Pepper Company appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:21:35

Clearent Connects - PayFac Talk with Brian Abernethy

6/29/2020
On this week's episode, we chat with Brian Abernethy, Director of Business Development for our software vendors, about payment facilitation in the app and digital space. The post Clearent Connects – PayFac Talk with Brian Abernethy appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:15:49

Clearent Connects - All About EIRF!

6/22/2020
In this week's episode of Clearent Connects, Phil and Lauren explain EIRF or the Electronic Interchange Reimbursement Fee. Learn what causes this charge to happen, and what can you do to avoid getting EIRF’ed! The post Clearent Connects – All About EIRF! appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:19:05

Merchant Spotlight: Mike's Grillhouse, Modesto CA.

6/15/2020
On this episode of Clearent Connects we feature Chris Greene, Owner of Mike’s Grillhouse in Modesto, California. In the face of COVID-19, Chris had to shut down dine-in service for his restaurant that was heavily dine-in based. The post Clearent Connects Episode 11 – Merchant Spotlight: Mike’s Grillhouse, Modesto CA. appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:25:39

Clearent Connects Merchant Spotlight: Simple Brew, Harrah, Oklahoma

6/5/2020
In this episode of Clearent Connects, we continue our Merchant Spotlight Series with the owners of The Simple Brew of Harrah, OK, Christy and Chad Wimer. The post Clearent Connects Merchant Spotlight: Simple Brew, Harrah, Oklahoma appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:25:39

Clearent Connects – Merchant Spotlight: Fallout Sports, Oklahoma City, OK. (with Landon Cordray)

6/1/2020
On this episode of Clearent Connects we begin our Merchant Spotlight Editions, where we feature one of our Clearent merchants and the unique challenges they face. On this first edition, we feature an interview with Landon Cordray from Fallout Sports in Oklahoma City. The post Clearent Connects – Merchant Spotlight: Fallout Sports, Oklahoma City, OK. (with Landon Cordray) appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:20:58

Clearent Connects: The Myths and History of Cash Discount, Surcharging, and Alternative Payments

5/25/2020
Tune into this week's episode of Clearent Connect’s to learn about alternative payment pricing, the history and myths of these programs, and how small businesses can use them to improve their bottom line. The post Clearent Connects: The Myths and History of Cash Discount, Surcharging, and Alternative Payments appeared first on Clearent.

Duration:00:31:00