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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 […]

IRIS CRM is Now Integrated with NMI for Gateway Merchant Onboarding NMI Full Commerce Integration – IRIS CRM’s New Super Power
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IRIS CRM and NMI have teamed up to offer ISOs a full commerce enablement solution that makes it easier than ever to open up new revenue streams, improve service offerings, and gain an advantage over the competition.  IRIS CRM offers integrated boarding capability for NMI’s full line of gateway products and value-added services, enabling ISOs […]

Creating a CRM Culture: How to Get Employees to Buy Into Your CRM Creating a CRM Culture: How to Get Employees to Buy Into Your CRM
Read MoreCreating a CRM Culture: How to Get Employees to Buy Into Your CRM

Customer resource management as a business philosophy describes collecting and using as much customer data as possible to improve every customer-facing aspect of operations, from marketing to sales to service and support, and beyond. CRM systems are powerful, advanced sales tools designed to help businesses achieve those goals. But as powerful as CRM is, just […]

IRIS CRM’s Top ISO Sales Tools IRIS CRM’s Top ISO Sales Tools
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Payment processing is an extremely competitive industry, and independent sales organizations (ISOs) and payment facilitators (PayFacs) that want to grow and thrive need to find ways to work smarter and outcompete the field. Building a tighter, more efficient sales process from the top of the funnel on down is one of the best ways to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Merchant Onboarding Tips: Improve New Merchant Boarding Efficiency Merchant Onboarding Tips: Improve New Merchant Boarding Efficiency
Read MoreMerchant Onboarding Tips: Improve New Merchant Boarding Efficiency

Merchant onboarding is the process of getting a freshly recruited merchant both approved and set up for payment processing with an acquiring bank. The merchant onboarding process happens both on the ISO and processor sides and sees the merchant go through initial submission, underwriting, eventual approval or denial, and the granting of a merchant account.  […]

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, […]

Digital Merchant Onboarding Digital Merchant Onboarding — Boarding New Business with IRIS CRM and TurboApp
Read MoreDigital Merchant Onboarding — Boarding New Business with IRIS CRM and TurboApp

Onboarding new merchants to your processing partners is one of the most important tasks your ISO handles day-in and day-out. But boarding the old way — manually transferring merchant data from an MPA into a processor’s online portal line-by-line — is slow and extremely prone to human error.  IRIS CRM eliminates both of those problems […]

New Enhancement: Workflows for Start Processing and Closed Merchants New Enhancement: Workflows for Start Processing and Closed Merchants
Read MoreNew Enhancement: Workflows for Start Processing and Closed Merchants

Automating processes, big or small, is a great way to save your organization time and ensure your data is consistent and accurate. Our latest exciting feature does just that by automating the workflows for merchants that have started processing or closed! Rather than manually checking in on which merchants have started processing, then making updates […]

Top 10 IRIS CRM Integrations Top 10: IRIS CRM Integrations
Read MoreTop 10: IRIS CRM Integrations

Customer resource management (CRM) tools are all about saving time by letting users do more throughout the day from a single, centralized point of control. With that in mind, IRIS CRM has been developed with built-in integrations with many of the most important third-party service providers that ISOs interact with daily. Those integrations enable IRIS […]

5 Reasons Your ISO Needs E-Signature 5 Reasons Your ISO Needs E-Signature
Read More5 Reasons Your ISO Needs E-Signature

It is more important now than ever for businesses to provide clients and customers with convenient, efficient solutions. The world grows more digital by the day and every business needs to keep up to thrive. For an ISO, it’s especially important to be able to close and onboard new merchants efficiently and to ensure their […]

Drive Results with IRIS CRM’s TSYS Wholesale Integration IRIS CRM: TurboApp Boarding & Reporting For TSYS Wholesale ISOs
Read MoreIRIS CRM: TurboApp Boarding & Reporting For TSYS Wholesale ISOs

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 […]

ISO North Star Metric How To Establish Your ISO’s North Star Metric
Read MoreHow To Establish Your ISO’s North Star Metric

When measuring the success of your Independent Sales Organization (ISO), there are a few important metrics to consider. The metrics can include tangible ones like revenue and market share, to the more difficult to measure metrics including brand reputation and awareness. Whether the success metrics are tangible or not, they are a strong way to […]

Remote Work Remote Work: Start 2021 Strong!
Read MoreRemote Work: Start 2021 Strong!

2020 was a rough year for everyone, and it’s safe to say that most people are happy it’s now behind us. With vaccines rolling out and a return to “normal” on the horizon, the time has come to look forward to what 2021 has to offer your ISO. The unexpected pandemic meant 2020 was largely defined by […]

CRM SOP CRM SOP: Why It’s Important to Codify Your Workflows
Read MoreCRM SOP: Why It’s Important to Codify Your Workflows

A standard operating procedure (SOP) is a codified set of step-by-step instructions designed to demonstrate to workers how tasks or workflows are performed. They take a high-level process and break it down into clear and concise steps, ensuring that repetitive tasks are performed the same way by all employees every time they occur.  SOPs are […]

Announcing 3 Exciting New Features for the IRIS CRM Mobile App IRIS CRM Q4 Mobile Application Enhancements and Easy Download Link
Read MoreIRIS CRM Q4 Mobile Application Enhancements and Easy Download Link

We’re excited to announce the addition of several new features for IRIS CRM’s mobile app!  IRIS CRM’s recently updated mobile app is a powerful on-the-go solution for ISO administrators, sales agents, and merchants.  Sales agents are often on the move, so it’s important that they are able to access and update key information from the […]

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, […]

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