Category: Residuals

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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 […]

Residuals Calculations – Manual vs. Automatic with IRIS CRM Residuals Calculations – Manual vs. Automatic with IRIS CRM
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Residuals are an ISO’s reason for operating, but they can also represent a major headache, especially as a portfolio grows and processor and agent relationships become more complex. As ISOs get bigger and bigger, the time and effort required to manually manage residuals data also skyrockets. Luckily, today’s payments technology solutions, like IRIS CRM, enable […]

Calculating Payment Residuals – The Old Way and the New Way Calculating Payment Residuals – The Old Way and the New Way
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Calculating residuals is one of the most important tasks ISOs perform each month because residuals represent the vast majority of revenues. Monthly residuals also determine how much an ISO’s independent agents earn, so their accurate and timely calculations are extremely important to the core employees that bring in merchants and drive portfolio growth. Unfortunately, it […]

MM101 Support Automates Fiserv FSP Residuals Reporting MM101 Support Automates Fiserv FSP ISO Residuals Reporting
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IRIS CRM is happy to share that we have expanded residuals reporting functionality for Fiserv FSP ISOs by adding support for the MM101 file to calculate residuals income.  Fiserv FSP ISOs can now use IRIS CRM to automatically calculate their monthly residuals income using the MM101 file. By eliminating manual calculations, ISOs can scale their […]

Residuals: What They Are and How Residual Calculations Work Residuals: What They Are and How Residual Calculations Work
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Residuals are a driving force behind one of the most important parts of the payments industry – independent sales organizations (ISOs). Residuals represent the reward that brings ISOs and new independent agents into the space, without whom a small handful of payment processors would be left to try to handle the millions of merchants across […]

Agent Split Percentage Added to Residual Details Agent Split Percentage Added to Residual Details
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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 […]

Automated Fiserv Payment Facilitator Residuals Calculations Automated Fiserv Payment Facilitator Residuals Calculations
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IRIS CRM has further enhanced the Residuals module to include Automated Residuals Calculations for Fiserv Payment Facilitators. IRIS CRM combines PayFac’s expense and revenue reports from Fiserv and automatically calculates their residuals so they don’t have to.  Payment Facilitators will now conveniently see both their PayFac and ISO portfolios in one, central location within IRIS, […]

Independent Sales Organization Merchant Recruiting Tips Independent Sales Organization Merchant Recruiting Tips
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Competition in the payments industry is fierce, and independent sales organizations looking to rise to the top and maximize growth need to find ways to consistently recruit more, higher-quality merchants than the competition. The following represent three simple, but effective tactics your independent sales organization can use to beat the competition by finding more leads, […]

Residual Buyouts 101 - Selling a Portfolio and Maximizing Overall Value Residual Buyouts 101 – Selling a Portfolio and Maximizing Overall Value
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Residual buyouts are programs in which ISOs or payment processors offer to purchase the residuals portfolios of the companies or agents that work under them. Buyout programs provide processors or ISOs with a fast, efficient way to bolster their own residual portfolios, enabling rapid growth without the need to go out and recruit any new […]

TSYS Partner Program -- How TSYS and Global Payments Put ISOs First TSYS Partner Program — How TSYS and Global Payments Put ISOs First
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Payment processors provide the services that independent sales organizations (ISOs) resell to merchants, making them a core partner in the ISO business model. Likewise, without ISOs, processors would have to spend more time, money, and effort recruiting merchants than it’s worth for them, making the ISO-processor partnership a truly symbiotic relationship. But not all processors […]

Merchant Residual Portfolio Value – What Determines How Much an Entire Portfolio is Worth? Merchant Residual Portfolio Value – What Determines How Much an Entire Portfolio is Worth?
Read MoreMerchant Residual Portfolio Value – What Determines How Much an Entire Portfolio is Worth?

No matter how much an ISO owner or independent agent loves the payment processing game, eventually, the time will come to exit. There are a variety of options for transitioning out of a business, and in the world of ISOs, one of the most popular and most lucrative is to sell an entire residual portfolio […]

Drive Results with IRIS CRM’s TSYS Wholesale Integration IRIS CRM: TurboApp Boarding & Reporting For TSYS Wholesale ISOs
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As one of the world’s leading payment processors, TSYS (now a part of Global Payments) offers a lot of value for merchants looking to offer convenient, innovative payment methods for customers. Wholesale ISOs can benefit by offering TSYS services to merchants, but it’s not always easy to incorporate a new processor into their workflow.  In a […]

Work Smarter, Not Harder How IRIS CRM Will Change the Way Your ISO Works Work Smarter, Not Harder: How IRIS CRM Will Change the Way Your ISO Works
Read MoreWork Smarter, Not Harder: How IRIS CRM Will Change the Way Your ISO Works

Hard work is a crucial ingredient for success in all industries, especially during the early phases when a business is just getting off the ground. But the companies that not only survive startup, but go on to thrive, grow, and dominate their industries are often the ones that find a way to quickly replace pure […]

Is an Unregistered ISO the Right Structure for Your Merchant Acquisition Business Is an Unregistered ISO the Right Structure for Your Merchant Acquisition Business?
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To register or to remain unregistered? That’s a decision every independent agent will be faced with at some point in their career, and it’s one with big implications, both for short-term operations, and the long-term prospects for everything from marketing to company structure to growth, and beyond. The million-dollar question is, “is it worth it?” […]

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

Getting as many new, high-quality merchants boarded as quickly as possible is a key growth metric for payments companies. Independent agents, independent sales organizations (ISOs), and payment facilitators alike are focused on a mission to sign up as many merchants as possible to generate processing volume in their portfolios. Many of the would-be merchants are […]

IRIS CRM and TSYS – A Powerful Integration What Exactly Does TSYS Do and How Can IRIS CRM Help?
Read MoreWhat Exactly Does TSYS Do and How Can IRIS CRM Help?

TSYS offers an enormous range of services, so much so that it isn’t uncommon for merchants and even staff at ISOs to be unfamiliar with how they actually function as a part of the payments ecosystem.  While TSYS offers services covering everything from payment hardware to risk and compliance to prepaid debit cards and more, […]

ISO Management Solutions – How CRM Software Impacts Managers ISO Management Solutions – How CRM Software Impacts Managers
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Whatever level of management you’re in, your job is to lead those who work under you, to steer their success, and to provide them with the tools and the guidance they need to do their jobs as well as they can. Unfortunately, that’s often easier said than done, and it’s incredibly easy to fall into […]

Merchant Services CRM Merchant Services CRM – What to Look For When Shopping for a New Customer Resource Management Platform
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Adopting customer resource management software is one of the simplest and most affordable ways independent sales organizations can enhance their merchant acquisition, improve service delivery, and grow residuals. But not all CRMs are created equal, so when shopping for a new system for your ISO, it’s crucial to look for one that offers a wide […]

Better Residuals Reporting and Management Better Residuals Reporting and Management
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Your residuals are the reason your ISO is in business in the first place. They represent the majority of your revenue, and the growth and long-term success of your portfolio is also the main driver of your company’s value. They’re also the reason your independent agents are in business and the carrot that attracts the […]

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