Card Payment Direct Donates to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

With a storied tradition of charitable donations and corporate outreach, Card Payment Direct is pleased to announce its recent corporate donation on behalf of all its employees and outside Independent Sales Agents nationwide to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The donation will be used by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in hopes of finding cures for children with cancer and other life threatening diseases.

Card Payment Direct and all of its employees and outside Independent Sales Agents are proud to partner with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and contribute to such a great cause that seeks to find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment.

Card Payment Direct Reports Its First Quarter 2012 Results

Card Payment Direct announced significant sales and revenue growth for the First Quarter of 2012. When comparing the First Quarter of 2012 ending March 31st 2012 to the Fourth Quarter of 2011 ending December 31st, 2011, new merchant acquisition grew by 9.3%, overall company revenue grew by 24.5%, monthly processing volume increased by 50.3% while account acquisition costs decreased by 58.2%.

Card Payment Direct acknowledges that this phenomenal growth is due to its highly trained, motivated and knowledgeable Independent Sales Agents, superior customer support and retention, as well as its “fair & reasonable” pricing structure. Altogether, these attributes have enabled Card Payment Direct to continue to grow at an exceptional rate.

With the strong commitment to their customers and continuously providing superior service and support Card Payment Direct is far surpassing the competition and excited about the growth ahead.

Card Payment Direct is Now Pleased to Offer American Express OnePoint

Card Payment Direct announced today that as part of their ever expanding portfolio of payment processing solutions, they are proud to now offer American Express OnePoint.

American Express OnePoint is a cost-effective and all-in-one solution that enables small to mid-size merchants the convenience of a single source for statements, settlement and customer service for all major card brands. Merchants now have complete processing services all in one payment provider.

American Express OnePoint is available to any merchant, whether they are currently accepting American Express cards or not. There are no special rules or qualifications – as long as businesses pass the standard merchant account underwriting guidelines. The best part about the new American Express OnePoint offering is the price – there is no separate cost or additional monthly charge for doing so. Merchants pay the applicable rates as set by Amex, and we add the convenience of OnePoint Settlement.

According to Jonathan Malone, Director of Operations for Card Payment Direct “This is an exciting new offering that that enables merchants to streamline their card acceptance and gives American Express cardholders the ability to use their American Express at even more locations.”

Card Payment Direct Makes a Donation to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Card Payment Direct is pleased to announce that a donation has been made to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, a foundation dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure to breast cancer.

“It is our pleasure to donate this gift to such an incredible non-profit organization that helps to raise breast cancer awareness nationwide. We are so proud to be involved with this foundation and share in their vision,” says Candice Miller, Director of Corporate Development for Card Payment Direct.

Card Payment Direct Announces the Continuation of their $500 Rate Guarantee

Committed to their talented team of professionals and loyal customer base, Card Payment Direct has announced the indefinite extension of their $500 Rate Guarantee Program, a key source to gaining and retaining their highly valued merchants.

Card Payment Direct is extremely proud to announce the continuation of its $500 Rate Guarantee Program through 2012 and into the future! “This program initially launched as a ‘pilot test’ in 2011, but due to the overwhelming amount of positive responses we received from our valued customers and loyal Sales Partners and the dramatic increase in new merchant acquisitions, we have no choice but to make our $500 Rate Guarantee an ongoing and permanent program now and well into the future,” claims Jonathon Malone, Director of Operations at Card Payment Direct.

This exciting and industry changing $500 Rate Guarantee Program simply promises a prospective merchant that if Card Payment Direct cannot lower their current rates, a check for $500 will be issued to them for simply allowing CPD to do a comparative statement analysis. This program truly creates a “win / win” situation for any merchant that takes part in it, either the prospective customer will be able to realize specific rate and fee categories where they are overpaying with their current processor or they will earn $500 and the peace of mind knowing that they have the lowest possible rates and fees.

According to Jonathan Malone, Director of Operations for Card Payment Direct, “Our Sales Partners now not only have the most comprehensive training in the industry and unlimited sales tools and resources at their disposal, but they now have complete confidence that they are offering the lowest rates available to each and every business and it is backed by the $500 Rate Guarantee that Card Payment Direct offers.”

Card Payment Direct plans to release several new and industry changing programs not only to help in its acquisition of new merchants in 2012, but to also aid in the retention of its valued current customer base.

Card Payment Direct is extremely proud to announce the continuation of its $500 Rate Guarantee Program through 2012 and into the future! “This program initially launched as a ‘pilot test’ in 2011, but due to the overwhelming amount of positive responses we received from our valued customers and loyal Sales Partners and the dramatic increase in new merchant acquisitions, we have no choice but to make our $500 Rate Guarantee an ongoing and permanent program now and well into the future,” claims Jonathon Malone, Director of Operations at Card Payment Direct.

This exciting and industry changing $500 Rate Guarantee Program simply promises a prospective merchant that if Card Payment Direct cannot lower their current rates, a check for $500 will be issued to them for simply allowing CPD to do a comparative statement analysis. This program truly creates a “win / win” situation for any merchant that takes part in it, either the prospective customer will be able to realize specific rate and fee categories where they are overpaying with their current processor or they will earn $500 and the peace of mind knowing that they have the lowest possible rates and fees.

According to Jonathan Malone, Director of Operations for Card Payment Direct, “Our Sales Partners now not only have the most comprehensive training in the industry and unlimited sales tools and resources at their disposal, but they now have complete confidence that they are offering the lowest rates available to each and every business and it is backed by the $500 Rate Guarantee that Card Payment Direct offers.”

Card Payment Direct Announces Its Fourth Quarter 2011 Results and 2012 Outlook

Card Payment Direct, a premier provider of merchant services and credit card processing solutions, announced today the results for its fourth quarter ending December 31, 2011. Jonathan Malone, Director of Operations, commented on the results of 2011, “We made significant progress in 2011, specifically during the 4th Quarter which has resulted in an excellent year for our Company growth, new account acquisition and overall customer retention. Our Executive Management group is very pleased with the development of both our internal and external staff as well as the continual increase of company revenue.” Overall, Card Payment Direct had many accomplishments in the 4th Quarter of 2011, here are a few highlights:

  • 4th Quarter Processing Volume increased by 40% over the 3rd Quarter of 2011
  • New Account Acquisition in the 4th Quarter of 2011 increased by 29% over the 3rd Quarter of the same year.
  • Overall account attrition decreased by 5% in the 4th Quarter of 2011 as compared to the 3rd Quarter of the same year.

Contributing to the company’s phenomenal growth has been the introduction of several innovative, industry-changing solutions for small and mid-sized business owners as well as the superior level of service and commitment that is provided to its customers.

“This very solid conclusion to 2011 is an encouraging indication that the effective execution of our strategy will drive great results not only in2012, but in many years to come. In 2012, Card Payment Direct is hopeful that overall processing volumes will increase by at least 250% over 2011, revenues will continue to grow at a staggering rate and new merchant account acquisition will more than quadruple the number posted in 2011. The Company remains very focused on continuing to deliver positive results, and increased revenues as we look forward to building upon the substantial growth that was achieved in 2011.”

Card Payment Direct Makes Its 2011 Annual Holiday Donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Card Payment Direct is proud to help the Make-a-Wish Foundation in making wishes come true for children this holiday season.

Card Payment Direct today announced its annual holiday donation to the Make a Wish Foundation. The donation will be used by the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Card Payment Direct and its employees are proud to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to contribute to such a great cause that helps make a difference in the lives of these courageous children and their families.

“It is a great honor to be able to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation achieve their mission. We proudly present this gift in the spirit of giving and as an expression of our commitment to give these special children some much deserved, happy memories and make their wishes come true,” said Jonathan Malone, Director of Operations for Card Payment Direct.

Card Payment Direct Earns BBB Accreditation and Receives the Prestigious ‘A’ Rating

The Better Business Bureau has awarded Card Payment Direct with the prestigious ‘A’ rating, one of the highest ratings possible from the BBB.

The high praise serves as a testament to Card Payment Directs’ strong commitment towards customer satisfaction and it is based on the BBB’s confidence that Card Payment Direct is a company that operates in a trustworthy manner and provides its customers with excellent service.

“We are proud to have met the BBB’s high standards and we are honored to be recognized with an ‘A’ rating for our commitment to excellence and our commitment to professional and ethical business practices. As one of the top-rated leaders in the merchant services industry, we continue to focus on providing the highest level of service and support to our customers” says Jonathan Malone, Director of Operations for Card Payment Direct.

Gaining customer trust is a key component of the company’s success, and this recognition by the BBB is another sign that Card Payment Direct goes above and beyond to meet customer needs.

Card Payment Direct is focused on providing businesses with the most reliable and secure electronic payment processing solutions that not only meet, but exceed their expectations.

Card Payment Direct Reports Its Third Quarter 2011 Results

Card Payment Direct announced significant sales growth for the Third Quarter of 2011. Comparing previous quarterly results, in the Third Quarter of 2011, new merchant acquisition grew by 137%, overall company revenue grew by 84% and monthly processing volume increased by 821%.

John Malone, Director of Operations attributes the phenomenal growth to their highly trained and knowledgeable sales and support staff. “Together we all work in identifying and developing solutions that are beneficial to our clients. Our employees are passionate about the company and well educated about the solutions we offer. Our solutions allow merchants to securely accept credit and debit card payments, as well as lower the cost of their processing fees. Together, these attributes have enabled us to grow our company. We are very happy with our continued success.”

Card Payment Direct Launches “Info Central”

Card Payment Direct is pleased to announce the long awaited release of “Info Central,” a Sales, Marketing and Customer Management tool that will allow company employees and Independent Sales Representatives to continuously provide the highest level of service for our customers. Info Central provides a 360-degree view of the customer which will enable each and every department to improve the quality and satisfaction of each customer interaction.

Info Central will streamline the communication with our customers on a more tailored level, allowing each department to have all the data they need right at their fingertips. As a result, the customer will be better cared for, and the products offered and sold to the customer will better meet exactly what the customer wants and needs. “With the unveiling of Info Central we are excited to see the continual growth and expansion as we head into the Fourth Quarter of 2011”.