CardWorks Acquiring Joins Optimum Business Benefits Program

CardWorks Acquiring, LLC announced that it has joined the Optimum Business Benefits program from Cablevision Systems Corporation as a founding participant. CardWorks Acquiring will extend special merchant rates and services on credit card processing to Optimum Business Benefits members as part of its participation in the program. The company is one of four initial companies that is extending benefits to Cablevision’s small business customers through the Optimum Business Benefits program.

“We look forward to working with Optimum Business in our shared footprint as part of the Optimum Business Benefits program, which is designed to support our mutual small businesses customers. Our organizations are both very focused on doing what is right for the customer. The merchant services business can certainly be confusing for small businesses,” said Dan Doyle, President of CardWorks Acquiring Merchant Services.

“Our goal is to help de-mystify the whole process by educating our small business community and in doing so, save them from paying unnecessary fees. The offer includes low credit card processing rates and a simplified process, and we have waived all contract terms, start-up and termination fees — specifically for Optimum Business Benefits members,” said Joseph Doyle, Vice President of CardWorks Acquiring Merchant Services.

The Optimum Business Benefits program is for Optimum Business customers that subscribe to both Optimum Online and Optimum Voice, and delivers enhanced value in the form of discounted pricing and other valuable benefits to save money for small businesses throughout the New York Metropolitan area, while providing the highest quality services.

“One of the reasons CardWorks is an ideal participant is because of their commitment to the overall customer experience,” explains Stephanie Anderson, Vice President, Commercial Markets, Marketing and Advertising at Cablevision. “Optimum Business recently won the J.D. Power and Associates award for highest customer satisfaction for both voice and data in small and mid-sized businesses, and in the development of the Optimum Business Benefits program, we wanted to ensure we were aligning with companies with a shared focus on
customer service.”

Created for small and medium, or homebased businesses that require high-speed Internet service and state-of-the-art voice communications, Optimum Business provides bottom-line benefits like predictable, flat-rate pricing, and highly reliable service.

Reprinted from Cardworks Press Release, Spring/Summer 2010
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