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  • Pat Moran

    Pat Moran is a payments executive and advisor with specific areas of expertise in payments economics, interchange management, merchant contracting, as well as product development and deployment. Mr. Moran is currently working with several private VC backed firms to help them develop their payments related business strategies including MineralTree a SMB payables solution provider. Mr. Moran conducts small business seminars on behalf of Master Your Card, a public education program sponsored by MasterCard that helps consumers, small businesses and governments get more from their money through the wise use of electronic payment technology.

    • Questions to Ask Credit Card Vendors

      Art Goudey, Compass Consulting

      When I get new clients who are just starting a business, they ask me what questions they should ask credit card processors or vendors to make sure they get the best rate and the system that is best for them. Since I'm not well-versed in that area, can you come up with some basic questions to ask the credit card vendors so my clients can make smart decisions about credit cards? Read More ›

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  • Anita Campbell

    Founder and CEO of Small Business Trends

    Anita Campbell is the founder and CEO of Small Business Trends. For the past 10 years has brought daily news, tips and advice to an audience now numbering over 6 million small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs annually.  The site's motto is "small business success, delivered daily." The former CEO of a technology subsidiary of Bell & Howell, Anita has started and run several businesses, including a retail art gallery together with her husband.  She provides advice relating to starting, operating, growing and selling a business.  She maintains an active dialog on social sites, including Twitter and Facebook.  

    • Dismal Holiday Season

      Cena Senemar, http://tandttactical.com

      I am having a slow Christmas season, having tried online and TV advertising and also e-mails to former customers. What other options are available to business owners who are having a hard time getting people in their stores? Read More ›

    • Gross Sales and Accounting

      Jeff Pardini, Hills Flat Lumber Company

      Based on a percentage of gross sales, what percentage should be allowed for accounting? Read More ›

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  • Jason Oxman

    CEO, Electronic Transactions Association

    Oxman brings two decades of technology and policy experience to ETA, the global trade association representing more than 500 financial and technology companies in the electronic payments industry. He joined ETA from the Consumer Electronics Association, owner of the International CES®, where he served as senior vice president of industry affairs. Previously, Oxman served as general counsel of a technology industry trade association and as vice president of a Silicon Valley-based technology company. Oxman received his B.A. cum laude from Amherst College, and his M.S. and J.D. from Boston University.

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