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Featured Article New Feature: Merchant Data Sharing

Have you ever needed to transfer one or merchants from another IRIS CRM site to your site to support your merchants through a single source? IRIS CRM’s  Merchant Data Sharing feature is here to deliver client-to-client transfers quickly and securely without requiring IT resources to set up and maintain these data transfers.   ISOs with […]

Credit Card Processing Can You Make More Than $100k/Year Selling Credit Card Processing?

Independent sales organizations are third-party businesses that resell payment processing services from the major merchant services companies like Fiserv, TSYS, Worldpay, and many others. Independent agents work on behalf of the ISOs and do the sales work of bringing in new merchants to sign. When a merchant signs on with an ISO, their payments are […]

Independent Sales Organization How to Become an Independent Sales Organization

Independent sales organizations are essentially payment processing resellers that act as middle-men between the major processors and merchants in need of processing services. It’s a potentially lucrative field, and as such, there are constantly new entrants looking to jump into the game to claim their slice of the payment processing pie.  The rules for becoming […]

Merchant Boarding What is Merchant Boarding? An Overview of the Onboarding Process and How to Make it Better

Getting as many new, high-quality merchants as possible signed up for payment processing services is the key to success for independent agents, independent sales organizations, and payment processors alike. But many would-be merchants are hesitant to get started due to an inherent lack of understanding of how the entire process of getting signed-up works. Instead, […]

2019 IRIS CRM 2019 Released Features

If you’re familiar with IRIS CRM, the payments industry’s leading customer resource management platform, then you know we never stop improving and adding features, and 2019 was another big year! Our development team added a lot of exciting new features to the CRM in response to the needs of our valued customers, ranging from improvements […]

Merchant Services CRM for ISOs Helping Agents: Merchant Services CRM for ISOs

As an independent sales organization, ensuring a steady stream of new, quality merchants are constantly being brought on board is the key to growing your residuals portfolio and maximizing profitability. The heavy lifters in accomplishing that goal are your agents, and keeping them happy and productive is crucial to your success. That means, whenever possible, […]

Outlook Emails Why Are People Still Using Outlook in 2019?

Outlook is still one of, if not the most popular email tools being used in offices. That might seem confusing to Google and Apple users, to whom Outlook might seem like an outdated application. And, to be fair, Outlook has been around for a long, long time, and it didn’t always have the greatest reputation […]

Residual Income Definition Residual Income Definition – What Are Residuals and Why Are They So Important to Independent Sales Organizations?

Residuals are the lifeblood of independent sales organizations, and understandably, ISOs and agents alike have a vested interest in ensuring the health and consistent growth of their residual portfolios. But residuals aren’t straightforward, and new agents and ISO employees often lack a clear picture of exactly what residuals are or how they impact ISOs and […]

Paysafe Is Your ISO Looking for a Paysafe CRM? IRIS CRM is the Leader in Paysafe Customer Resource Management

Paysafe is a global leader in electronic payment processing, providing services to merchants all over the globe, both direct and through independent sales organizations like yours. Their robust set of merchant solutions makes them a popular choice for both online and in-store processing, and more recently, even in-game payments. Partnered ISOs reselling Paysafe’s services benefit […]

Merchant Services Business ISO Sales Tips to Help Grow Your Merchant Services Business

Ecommerce is rapidly becoming the go-to shopping method for an entirely new generation of consumers. In 2018, almost 40% of holiday sales were made on the web, and brick and mortar stores all over the world are feeling the pressure of online competitors ranging from giants like Amazon to the smallest mom-and-pop web stores. As […]

Call Center Software Call Outcomes: What Are They Good For?

Calling is an important part of the sales process and a key tool for delivering elevated customer service. But successful calling programs, especially when it comes to sales, require careful management. Since you can’t manage what you can’t measure, any data points that can be pulled from both successful and unsuccessful calls are of great […]

Get IRIS CRM API Integration Documentation for Fiserv First Data, TSYS, WorldPay, and Vantiv ISOs Get IRIS CRM API Integration Documentation for Fiserv First Data, TSYS, WorldPay, and Vantiv ISOs

IRIS CRM is the leading customer resource management software in the payments industry thanks to its robust set of productivity, sales, and administration features designed specifically with the needs of independent sales organizations, merchants, and other financial institutions in mind. But IRIS CRM’s functionality doesn’t stop with the CRM itself, because IRIS CRM’s open application […]

Phone Support and Customer Service IRIS CRM Revolutionizes Phone Support and Customer Service

While customer service and support are continuously moving towards online-only systems, most customers still prefer contact with a human support agent over the phone. Being denied that service is incredibly frustrating, and your ISO’s valued merchants deserve better. That’s why IRIS CRM’s built-in power dialer is such a powerful tool for ISOs looking to elevate […]

IRIS CRM 9th Anniversary – Kevin O’Leary “Mr. Wonderful” from Shark Tank Congratulates IRIS CRM IRIS CRM 9th Anniversary – Kevin O’Leary “Mr. Wonderful” from Shark Tank Congratulates IRIS CRM

Last week on November 1st, IRIS CRM became nine years old. Our team, partners, and friends sent us many good wishes, but we want to highlight this special message from Kevin O’Leary “Mr. Wonderful” check it out:

Fiserv Card Payment Services Fiserv First Data Omaha AccessOne Integration

In 2019, Fiserv acquired First Data, at that time the world’s biggest payment technology firm. The newly merged giants now serve over six million merchants and thousands of financial institutions in over 100 countries. With over $15 billion in annual revenues, reselling Fiserv payment processing solutions represents an enormous opportunity to independent sales organizations, just […]

IRIS CRM and TSYS – A Powerful Integration The Leading CRM Solution for the TSYS Integrated Payment Processing Gateway

TSYS is one of the world’s most popular payment processors, serving over 800,000 merchants around the globe. That reach makes it a key partner for independent sales organizations looking to maintain a steady stream of new merchants to ensure maximized growth. IRIS CRM, the leading TSYS merchant services CRM, is designed to integrate seamlessly with […]

Sales Integrated Phone System Auto Dialer Benefits of Using a Call Recorder in a Telephone Sales Environment

As the old adage goes: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. And that perfectly describes telephone sales – a sales medium seen by some as archaic and outdated, but one which the numbers show is still as effective as ever. As a result, companies continue to use telemarketing, phone sales and prospecting as effective […]

User Notification Settings New Enhancement: User Notification Settings

Your favorite Merchant Services CRM has received a new enhancement to the User Settings page, enabling users to exercise more control over the email and popup notifications they receive.   The email and popup notifications can now be enabled or disabled for every type of event that can occur in the CRM:     With the […]

Track Call Outcomes New Feature: Track Call Outcomes

Tracking your organization’s sales and customer support call outcomes can have a huge impact on call center productivity and user collaboration. By tracking the outcomes your sales managers can get valuable information on call performances and use that information to optimize the sales process further.   We are pleased to announce that your favorite Merchant […]

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