Friday, January 22, 2021
Holiday eGift spend rose 40 percent in 2020, according to Blackhawk Network's BrandedPay Post-Holiday Spending Report, published Jan. 21, 2021. Theresa McEndree, global head of marketing and corporate brand at Blackhawk, stated she expects digital sales to remain strong, especially in the first quarter of 2021, as shoppers take advantage of online sales.
This is the third and final article of a series in which members of The Green Sheet Advisory Board share insights and advice on transitioning from 2020, a year that brought unprecedented challenges, to 2021, which we hope will bring a return to overall health and stability. To that end, members answered the following questions:
Company profile from GS210101
VizyPay was created by and for small and midsize business (SMB) owners in 2017. The mission of co-founders Austin Mac Nab and Frank Pagano and their 39 employees is to empower SMBs by providing transparent, customizable processing products and services.
There's a lot of value to be gained from partnering with independent software vendors (ISVs), "but it needs to be a two-way street," says Cal Grant. Grant, a 15-year veteran of merchant services, has spent much of his career forging relationships with ISVs and is now Chief Revenue Officer at Caseroads, an ISV specializing in automating law offices. Learn first hand what ISVs are looking for from payment processing partners, and about opportunities for selling to law firms. Plus Patti updates listeners on the latest round of PPP loan funding, and James offers a how-to on predicting revenue streams from cash discounting merchants.