Category: ISOs

Combine PDF Documents for E-Signature
Featured Article New Feature: Combine Multiple Documents for Streamlined E-Signature

We’re proud to share that we have added a powerful new feature to IRIS CRM’s e-signature workflow – Combine Multiple Documents for E-Signature! ISOs and ISVs can now combine and stack multiple documents such as MPAs, POS agreements, lease agreements, and gateway agreements on the fly when sending documents for merchants to e-sign. In the […]

How Does the IRS Classify a Merchant Acquiring Entity How Does the IRS Classify a Merchant Acquiring Entity and What Reporting is Required?
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Reporting is a big deal in the payments industry for obvious reasons. But with acquiring banks, payment processors, independent sales organizations, and merchants all playing a roll in getting money from point A to point B, even with the kind of advanced reporting and sales tools provided by platforms like IRIS CRM, keeping track of […]

Merchant Data Sharing The Importance of Merchant Data Sharing: Why Your ISO Needs Frictionless Sharing Capability
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Customer resource management platforms are mission-critical software tools that include a wide variety of sales, productivity, and reporting features. And while CRMs are all about cross-organization integration and centralized control of your company’s tasks, one thing they traditionally aren’t good at is talking to each other. That’s a problem for ISOs that need to move […]

ISO Merchant-Level Metrics ISO Merchant-Level Metrics – How CRM Offers an Improved Awareness of Merchant Data and Performance
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It can be extremely easy to ignore your ISO’s merchant-level metrics because they drill information down to a level you may not think you need. Portfolio-wide and processor-wide metrics provide a much larger-scale overview of your ISO’s profitability, and with profitability at the top of mind, it’s tempting to dig no further. But that’s a […]

Mobile Lead Management Mobile CRM and the Many Advantages of Mobile Lead Management
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Customer resource management software is a mission-critical tool for all ISOs that prioritize growth. The sales and productivity features offered by high-end CRM platforms are invaluable to finding, signing, and serving new merchants, and, in turn, to your ISO’s residuals. But the major flaw in most traditional CRM platforms is that they’re web-only, requiring users […]

How to Become an ISO and Start Selling Merchant Services How to Become an ISO and Start Selling Merchant Services
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Payment processing can be a very profitable industry, and as a result, it attracts its fair share of entrepreneurial individuals. Independent sales organizations are one of the most business types for new entrants breaking into the industry because they offer both the potential for excellent earnings as well as the flexibility to operate as an […]

TurboApp Merchant Boarding – How IRIS CRM’s Revolutionary Boarding Tool Can Benefit Your ISO TurboApp Merchant Boarding – How IRIS CRM’s Revolutionary Boarding Tool Can Benefit Your ISO
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Merchant onboarding is one of the key functions your ISO’s team handles. Once an agent has recruited a new merchant and closed the deal with a signed MPA, it’s the boarding process that facilitates getting that merchant to a point where they’re actually processing transactions and, most importantly, earning your ISO residuals! That means handling […]

ISOs Improvement IRIS CRM Helps ISOs Improve Their Operational Efficiency
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Inefficiencies drive up costs in all industries, and the cost is the mortal enemy of profit. In the payment processing industry, eliminating inefficiencies can both reduce costs and help to maximize an ISOs residual portfolio, and IRIS CRM – the payments industry’s leading customer resource management tool – has been designed specifically to help with […]

Merchant Services Calling Center Platform What to Look for in a Merchant Services Calling Center Platform
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There is no shortage of calling to be done in the merchant services industry, and whether it’s outbound sales calls being made by your team of agents, or inbound support calls coming in from your client merchants, your ISO stands to benefit greatly from anything that streamlines and enhances the process. As a result, many […]

ISO Credit Card Processing Payments 101: What Is ISO Credit Card Processing?
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Once upon a time, cash was king, but in today’s digital world, electronic transactions have usurped the throne. According to a poll conducted by payment processing giant TSYS, 80% of consumers prefer debit and credit cards compared to just 14% who said they prefer cash. Merchants have long understood how important it is to accept […]

Residual Calculations Residual Splits: The Importance of Accuracy and Clarity in Residual Calculations
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An extensive, healthy residual portfolio is the goal of every independent sales organization, and the independent agents working for them. So, it should come as no surprise that the way you split those all-important residuals with your agents is fundamental. Not only do split percentages and residual agreements impact your bottom line, but they also […]

IRIS CRM Sales Tools Your Team Will Use Every Day IRIS CRM Sales Tools Your Team Will Use Every Day to Drive Up Conversions and Close More Deals
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Payment processing is a competitive industry, and to ensure your independent sales organization’s continuous growth and the health of your residuals portfolio, it’s crucial that you provide your team with the most modern tools available to help them succeed. IRIS CRM, the payments industry’s leading customer resource management platform, is designed specifically to help agents […]

IRIS CRM Mobile App Redefining Mobile ISO Management with the IRIS CRM Mobile App
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Independent sales organizations have long looked to IRIS CRM as the ideal tool to help them reclaim time, work smarter rather than harder, and improve sales processes and operations on an organization-wide basis. But one additional feature our loyal customers have often asked for is the ability to seamlessly manage and operate their CRM system […]

Merchant Portfolio Reporting Tools IRIS CRM’s Advanced Merchant Portfolio Reporting Tools
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You can’t manage what you can’t measure. Knowledge is power, and your ability to manage and lead your independent sales organization is directly related to the quality of business intelligence you have available to you. IRIS CRM, the payments industry’s leading customer resource management tool, understands that, and as a result, it includes one of […]

Purchasing Residuals: The Best Way to Grow Your ISO Purchasing Residuals: The Best Way to Grow Your ISO
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Constant positive growth is the goal of every business, and for independent sales organizations, growth is all about maximizing residuals. Residuals are the lifeblood of your business, and there are a number of ways to ensure they’re constantly trending upwards. Perhaps the most obvious is to have a constant stream of new, high-quality merchants coming […]

ISO Residual Calculations What Does ISO Mean? An Overview of Where an Independent Sales Organization Fit in Credit Card Processing
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If you’re new to the payment processing industry, one term you’ve likely seen over and over again with no real explanation is “ISO.” ISO stands for independent sales organizations – a term for businesses that resell payment processing services on behalf of the larger players like major banks, VISA, and Mastercard. Essentially, when a new […]

Is Speed Important when Processing Merchant Applications? How TurboApp Can Help Your Team Work Faster Is Speed Important when Processing Merchant Applications? How TurboApp Can Help Your Team Work Faster
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Your merchants are everything to your ISO because it’s through them that you build the all-important residual portfolio that will drive your success not only today but well into the future as well. Your formal business relationship with those merchants generally starts with the onboarding process – getting your newly signed merchant submitted to, and […]

Merchant Accounts How to Sell More Merchant Accounts and Grow Your ISO
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The growth and success of your independent sales organization – ISO depend on your ability to consistently bring in new merchants – and not just any merchants, but ones that represent high-quality, profitable, long-term partnerships. In many ways, it’s the skill of your independent agents and sales staff that drive the process, and the following […]

IRIS CRM and TSYS – A Powerful Integration ISO & Agent Partner Program at TSYS
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TSYS is one of the world’s most popular payment processors, serving over 800,000 merchants and processing a combined 32 billion transactions representing $4 billion in revenue in 2018 alone. A big driver of the company’s success is their commitment to developing a strong network of independent sales partners, a job TSYS takes seriously. The TSYS […]

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