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How to negotiate credit card processing fees

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Credit card processing fees are notorious among small business owners, most of whom rely on as many transaction cents to go back into their enterprise as possible. Credit card fees can be a huge expense for these professionals.

While this is frustrating, Antara Dutta, SCORE business mentor and president of Delaware SCORE, urges small business owners to focus less on the fees and more on negotiating the makeup of the fees. Nonetheless, she notes that there are methods to score lower credit card processing fees with proper planning. In fact, there’s a whole industry of professionals dedicated to helping you do just that.

Never underestimate your own power to negotiate and advocate for your business, however. By building market knowledge, refining your negotiation skills and properly navigating the processing terrain, you’ll have all the tools you need to land the lowest credit card processing fees available to you. Here’s how.

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The negotiation will work as long as you understand what you are negotiating and the process that’s involved. We can break it all into a few simple steps. Follow them, and you can pursue better credit card fees and rates that help your business thrive.

Understand the key players. In breaking down credit card processing, Dutta says there are two key categories to know about: the types of credit card processing fees and the bodies that charge, measure, and collect the fees. Many business owners make poor decisions about credit card processing because they don’t know any better, so it is crucial to understand credit card processing. Above all, you need to understand what it means for your unique business.