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Featured Article NMI Acquires IRIS CRM, Expanding Deeper in the Commerce Value-Chain

To meet increased demand for full commerce enablement solutions, NMI and IRIS CRM’s joint offerings better enable ISO, ISV, bank and fintech partners SCHAUMBURG, IL – JANUARY 18, 2022 – NMI, a leading full commerce enablement technology company, today announced it has acquired IRIS CRM, a premier merchant services CRM and comprehensive merchant management platform […]

Unassign User With Status Age Trigger Unassign User With Status Age Trigger
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A new lead comes in and is automatically assigned to a rep to start working. One day passes… then another… a full week goes by and the lead’s status still hasn’t changed. IRIS CRM allows you to automatically assign another user to work the lead, however, the initial user remains assigned – until now! Automatically […]

Mobile App Splash Screen IRIS CRM Mobile App: Manage Your ISO from Anywhere
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IRIS CRM offers your ISO the ability to compete better in a tight payments industry by improving lead management and sales, merchant onboarding, residuals management, decision making, merchant service, and much more. But, unlike many CRMs, improving operations with IRIS CRM doesn’t tie your agents, managers, and operations staff to their desks, thanks to the […]

Tips for Providing The Best Customer Support Possible to Merchants Tips for Providing The Best Customer Support Possible to Merchants
Read MoreTips for Providing The Best Customer Support Possible to Merchants

Payment processing is a competitive industry. The second a merchant leaves your ISO to switch to a competitor, you lose an ongoing source of residuals, making it crucial to your ISO’s growth and long-term value that you keep your merchants as happy as possible. With that in mind, the following are four simple but highly […]

Happy Holidays From IRIS CRM Happy Holidays From IRIS CRM
Read MoreHappy Holidays From IRIS CRM

As we approach the end of 2021, the IRIS CRM team wishes everyone Happy Holidays! At this time of the year there is always much to celebrate and be thankful for. This sense of joy, appreciation, and optimism is shared by the team at IRIS CRM, especially for our clients who have helped us build […]

IRIS CRM Risk Reporting New Feature: Risk Reporting
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Losing revenue to returns and chargebacks is not only a risk to your merchants, but your merchant services business as well. They are an inevitable part of running a business, but minimizing them is crucial to your bottom line. IRIS CRM’s new Risk Reporting helps you identify sources of risk in order to mitigate the […]

Merchant Services CRM: What to Look for When Choosing a New System Merchant Services CRM: What to Look for When Choosing a New System
Read MoreMerchant Services CRM: What to Look for When Choosing a New System

A merchant services CRM is a mission-critical piece of software for all modern ISOs looking to outcompete and outperform the rest of an extremely competitive industry. The core of any merchant services CRM is its suite of sales tools – lead management and sales process delivery tools that help your ISO find better leads and […]

ISO Startup Guide Part 2: Exponential Growth with an ISO CRM ISO Startup Guide Part 2: Exponential Growth with an ISO CRM
Read MoreISO Startup Guide Part 2: Exponential Growth with an ISO CRM

In part one, we discussed the basics of getting your ISO off the ground, and the significant amount of time, work, and money that goes into becoming a registered ISO. In part two, we’ll look at what happens once you’re registered and it’s time to start recruiting. As difficult as the registration was, the real […]

Merchant Reporting Integration for Unified Payments ISOs Merchant Reporting Integration for Unified Payments ISOs
Read MoreMerchant Reporting Integration for Unified Payments ISOs

IRIS CRM has added yet another reporting integration to automate your portfolio management.  We are thrilled to announce that our Unified Payments reporting integration is now live! For ISOs working with Unified Payments, having reporting data populated directly to your IRIS CRM site is now possible. All you have to do is contact Unified Payments […]

Dispute Responder: The Importance of Online Chargeback Response Dispute Responder: The Importance of Online Chargeback Response
Read MoreDispute Responder: The Importance of Online Chargeback Response

When a customer is unhappy but can’t get a refund from a merchant, card companies give them the option of disputing the charges. When that happens, the card companies also give the merchant a chance to make the case for why the charge should be upheld – known as a dispute response. Unfortunately, many merchants […]

Agent Split Percentage Added to Residual Details Agent Split Percentage Added to Residual Details
Read MoreAgent Split Percentage Added to Residual Details

IRIS CRM residuals reporting for sub-ISOs just leveled up thanks to the addition of the agent split field in the Residual Details report. By having the agent split information available in the detailed residuals reporting, sub-ISOs can easily export the detailed report from the IRIS CRM site of the ISO they’re working with and import […]

What is a Payment Gateway? What is a Payment Gateway?
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Payment gateways are ecommerce solutions that connect customers, merchants, and payment processors to make the near-instantaneous handling of electronic payments possible. Some payment gateways are built directly into hosted ecommerce platforms, and some are third-party services that integrate with a seller’s merchant account and website. But, regardless of how a merchant employs a payment gateway, […]

ISO Startup Guide Part 1: Getting Started ISO Startup Guide Part 1: Getting Started
Read MoreISO Startup Guide Part 1: Getting Started

Payment processing is big business, and while independent sales organizations (ISOs)  only earn a fraction of a percent on each of their merchants’ transactions, those residuals add up quickly into a lucrative monthly revenue source. But, if you’re looking at entering the industry to take advantage of the opportunity electronic payments represent, you may be […]

Hiding and Disabling Statements for Merchant Users Hiding and Disabling Statements for Merchant Users
Read MoreHiding and Disabling Statements for Merchant Users

Take your merchant portal to the next level of customization with our newest improvement.  We are happy to announce that the visibility of the Statements tab for Merchant Users is now fully customizable.  Whether you would like your merchants to see Statements or not, access can now be controlled in seconds. You are now in […]

Gmail & Outlook Tips and Email Integrations to Save Time Gmail & Outlook Tips and Email Integrations to Save Time
Read MoreGmail & Outlook Tips and Email Integrations to Save Time

Email is a necessity of modern business, but despite the level of dependence we have on it, it’s notoriously inefficient. Gmail and Outlook are the two undisputed kings of business email today, and both include tools designed to help you chip away at the inefficiencies of the medium. The following is a list of five […]

IRIS CRM & Quickbooks Invoice Guide IRIS CRM & QuickBooks Invoice Guide
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Sending invoices and collecting payments is a vital part of running your business, meaning it’s important that you have the right tools for creating, sending, processing, and tracking all of your clients’ invoices and payments. IRIS CRM offers built-in invoicing and payment features that work hand-in-hand with the customer relationship management functionality to provide a […]

What Can TurboApp Do For Your ISO? What Can TurboApp Do For Your ISO?
Read MoreWhat Can TurboApp Do For Your ISO?

TurboApp is IRIS CRM’s built-in automated boarding tool, which integrates with seven top payment processors and puts blazing-fast merchant onboarding at the fingertips of even the most inexperienced ISO staff. TurboApp offers ISOs like yours a wide variety of benefits, covering everything from the speed of your onboarding process, to its accuracy and success, to […]

Thank You WSAA Thank You WSAA!
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The IRIS CRM team had a fantastic time last week at WSAA 2021 connecting with long time industry friends and acquaintances as well as making many new connections. Speaking with other passionate payments industry professionals in-person for the first time in almost 2 years was invigorating for us and we’re excited about the many opportunities […]

Understanding What a PayFac Does Understanding What a PayFac Does
Read MoreUnderstanding What a PayFac Does

New entrants into the payments industry have a lot of acronyms and contractions to sift through, and one that’s becoming more and more common is PayFac – short for payment facilitator. The PayFac model is readily gaining popularity across the industry, but merchants and industry pros alike who are more familiar with independent sales organizations […]

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