Digital Marketing + Payment Processing
Short for Transactions and Promotions, TAPLocal Now is a marketing firm that also provides merchant accounts and point-of-sale equipment to most standard-risk business types. Also known as TAPLocal Marketing, the company is a dba of Paradigm Services, Inc. TAPLocal Now operates as a reseller of First Data (now Fiserv) products and services, such as Clover POS. The company offers a price-match guarantee and the choice between flat rate and customized pricing. It appears TAPLocal is also going by the name Transaction and Promotions Inc., though there is almost no mention of this name outside of their BBB profile.
TAPLocal Payment Processing
TAPLocal processes all major debit and credit cards for most business types. The company offers marketing as well as payment services. In terms of payment services, they offer Clover POS solutions, mobile payments, invoice management, and e-commerce solutions.
From The People Behind Allied Commercial Financial
Blake Zinke is the COO of TAPLocal Now, and Shaun Zinke is the company’s owner and co-founder. Blake Zinke is also the former COO of Allied Commercial Financial and a former employee of Paradigm Direct, Entrust Bankcard, and MobiSquad. TAPLocal Now recreates the business model of several of these other brands by offering a combined package of digital marketing and payment processing.
TAPLocal Marketing and Allied Commercial Financial are both headquartered at 2150 S Country Club Dr #18, Mesa, Arizona 85210. The Allied Commercial Financial website also lists another address at 345 St Peter St #705, St Paul, Minnesota 55102, which the company describes as its Minnesota processing center. The TAPLocal headquarters is actually the address of Paradigm Services, Inc.
TAPLocal Now Review Table of Contents
- Costs & Contract: TAPLocal Now offers a one-year contract with a flat monthly fee and all-inclusive pricing.
- Complaints & Service: TAPLocal Now has received fewer than 10 public complaints.
- BBB Rating: TAPLocal as “Transaction and Promotions Inc.” currently has an “F” rating with the Better Business Bureau and has received 3 complaints in the last 3 years.
- Sales & Marketing: TAPLocal Now appears to hire outside sales agents and has received some complaints about its sales practices.