Guest Blog Post by Account Manager Mick Collins The Credit Card industry has a bad reputation. Many sales reps of processing companies only care about locking your businesses into a lengthy contract that will only sweeten the deal for their commissions or end of year bonuses. To get that ink on paper, they will say or do almost anything just to get your signature. Free hardware, isn’t actually free A typical offering in the credit card processing industry is offering ‘free’ hardware in exchange for a 2-4 year (sometimes longer) contract. But here is what they don’t tell you. The cost of that hardware is recuperated overtime through the transactions costs and processing fees. So in essence, you’re still paying for your own hardware, and it was never ‘free’ in… Read More.