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Merchants choose to connect to the Authorize.Net Payment Gateway because it provides the infrastructure necessary for the fast, reliable and secure transmission of transaction data. Authorize.Net has partnered with 71lbs to help their merchants reduce their shipping costs and better understand their shipping expenses.

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HCL Labels Inc. has been helping companies comply with federal environmental and workplace safety regulations for over 20 years.  Specializing in signs and labels that prevent accidents and save lives, Authorize.Net merchant HCL Labels shares its business advice.

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Lantern & Scroll’s previous website was a simple brochure-type site and did not support online sales. As a growing business, the company needed an online store to showcase their products, allow online orders and reach a larger audience.  We spoke to Mitchell Callahan at SAU/CAL – certified WooCommerce website developers.

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Silloway Maple, an Authorize.Net merchant,  is a family-run business that makes 100 percent pure Vermont maple syrup. Bette Lambert of Silloway Maple shares her family’s business story and advice.

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Authorize.Net merchant Amy’s Candy Kitchen, named “Best Caramel Apple” by the Wall Street Journal and featured on the Food Network, tells us how their small chocolate shop in Cedarburg, Wisconsin achieved their success. We spoke with Paula Heupel, VP of Sales, about their journey that began 20 years ago with a goal to perfect the art of the caramel apple. 

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Primarily focusing on roller skates and inline skates, Crazy Skates specializes in multiple markets within the industry. We spoke with Amy Lebo, operations manager at Crazy Skates USA, to learn the Crazy Skates story and the secret to their success.

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Every business needs to give their customers a reason to buy from them and not elsewhere. That’s why Merchant Automotive believes that building relationships with their customers is just as important as making sales.

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Based out of Portland, Oregon, Dresslikeapirate.com is one of the world’s most popular theatrical costuming, pirate, theme wedding and roleplay garb sites. Shayna Vest, of Dress Like A Pirate.com, an Authorize.Net merchant, shares her story and business advice.

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Since 1985, the Downtown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC) has worked with the city, local downtown businesses and other community organizations to help drive revitalization efforts in Statesville, North Carolina. These efforts have included a massive downtown streetscape improvement project, a downtown marketing program and over 20 downtown events to help attract visitors and citizens to help grow the local business economy. 

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Wedding season is in the air and Authorize.Net merchant Raymond Miller of My Wedding Reception Ideas shares his small business advice including what inspired him to start his business and what lead to its success.

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