SOURCE: Host Merchant Services

December 13, 2010 07:00 ET

Host Merchant Services Partners With imSMB

NEWARK, DE--(Marketwire - December 13, 2010) - Credit card payment processing firm Host Merchant Services has announced a new strategic partnership with small business web hosting company imSMB to provide merchant accounts and related services to imSMB's customers. Specific terms of the deal have not been made public, although Host Merchant Services is known for offering the lowest credit card processing rates available and has recently attracted a number of web hosting firms as clients.

imSMB is a unique hosting provider which focuses on delivering turnkey web hosting packages custom website designs to the small and medium sized business (SMB) market. In addition to web hosting services the company also offers complete step-by-step solutions for website design, SEO, training, iPhone development and online marketing. imSMB was founded by web hosting veterans and experts Mark Drake and Steven Woodcock.

Lou Honick is CEO with Host Merchant Services and described the importance of the new partnership, "We are extremely enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with imSMB. Their holistic approach to providing small businesses with high quality online services are an ideal fit for the low cost, highly reliable credit card and electronic payment processing services we offer. imSMB offers all the tools that small businesses need to build very prosperous enterprises. We are adding to that success by lowering their cost of doing business and increasing the level of service they receive."

Ben Fisher VP of Marketing and Business Development with imSMB described the new partnership and the benefits to SMB customers, "Small businesses of all types have a strong need to process credit cards -- both online and offline. This new relationship with Host Merchant Services allows us to offer industry-leading merchant account services and credit card processing to our customers with a minimum of set up work. Now we have a product that our customers want and can get directly from imSMB. Plus we know that the rates are fantastic and the service will be up to our high standards." Mr. Fisher concluded, "Part of our philosophy is to not only promote our partners but to also teach SMB's how to effectively work with partners like Host Merchant Services."

To learn more about Host Merchant Services please visit: http://hostmerchantservices.com.

For further information on imSMB and their range of small business online products please view: http://www.imSMB.com.

About Host Merchant Services
Host Merchant Services is different type of merchant services company which focuses on delivering the industry's lowest processing rates while providing industry-leading service and support. The company's products include merchant services and credit card processing. Host Merchant Services is the only merchant services company that guarantees unsurpassed pricing, support, and customer service. The company is headquartered in Newark, Delaware and executes all operations with the manifesto of "great service, great rates, great people."