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Five terms everyone planning to take online payments should know

Posted on Thu, December 8,2016 @ 11:00 AM

More than two-thirds of ABC Signup class registration software users collect online payments. One common thread is how confusing the ins and outs of online payment processing can be. It’s almost as bewildering as how carrot and Jell-O salad ever became a thing. Though we cannot explain the salad,
we do help guide our customers through the payment processing labyrinth. Part of that is providing a high-level understanding of some of the more common terms. Here are five of them:

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School is not out for summer anymore

Posted on Wed, August 17,2016 @ 13:42 PM

Alice Cooper should consider revising his lyrics. Instead of “School’s out for summer,” perhaps the song should go “School’s out for part of summer, but then you need to get back here and prep for the ACT.”

Anymore, schools start back so early after the summer break that it almost doesn’t make sense to call it a summer break. It’s more like an early summer respite. The laminators in the classrooms have barely cooled down before teachers are back and setting up their classrooms again. Schools that used to begin in late August or after Labor Day are increasingly moving up their start dates. Many begin the first half of August; some in late July. Class registration often is scheduled for when families would be at the beach. Because school starts closer to mid-summer, it’s still dark out for some kids. That means their parents have to put up klieg lights just to see the scowls on the older kids’ faces when they take the perfunctory first-day-of-school photos.

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Which Type of Registration Software Do You Really Need?

Posted on Wed, July 6,2016 @ 10:33 AM

Online registration software covers such a broad range of options that even the menu at Olive Garden is sparse by comparison. Dozens, if not hundreds, of software offerings fall under the broad heading of online registration. However, some solutions have less in common with each other than Abe Lincoln and
the nu metal band Linkin Park (although that would make a spectacular double bill).  As we’ve spelled out in this document, it helps to know what you’re looking for when you need something under the vast category of online registration. Here’s a brief list of primary types:


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