TROY — North American Bancard said Tuesday that its PayAnywhere remote payment system has been endorsed by the Irvine, Calif.-based Multi-Level Marketing International Association.

PayAnywhere empowers MLMIA to offer to everyone in the industry the mobile payment tools they need to successfully sell merchandise and analyze which items are getting the most traction amongst buyers.

The MLMIA is a not-for-profit professional trade association for all people involved in the multi-level marketing, direct sales, network marketing and party planning industries. Its mission is to strengthen network marketing around the world while bringing professionalism and credibility to the industry.

“PayAnywhere removes the barrier to entry when it comes to accepting credit cards,” said Gene Schenberg, vice president of sales at PayAnywhere. “We work with multi-level marketing companies to provide a mobile point of sale solution specifically tailored to fit the needs of individual merchants so that they can accept credit card payments on-the-go and benefit from business intelligence based on sales data.”

With PayAnywhere there are no hidden fees: no setup, monthly or cancellation fees. Independent distributors and brand reps using PayAnywhere enjoy a 2.69 percent fee for swiped transactions and the fastest payouts in the industry, with transaction funds typically deposited in merchant accounts within two business days.

“Our acceptance of PayAnywhere is a win/win solution for all people in our industry and their customers,” says Doris Wood, chair of MLMIA. “MLMIA members and friends can now use PayAnywhere to boost sales, while adding convenience and credibility for their customers. PayAnywhere is the ideal solution for anyone selling on-the-go, and we are thrilled to be able to offer a direct channel to add this cutting edge technology for their business operations.”

With the ability to set up customized inventory and track transaction analytics, PayAnywhere’s free credit card reader combined with its feature-rich mobile application enables MLMIA member companies of any size, including all suppliers, vendors and distributors, to accept credit card payments anytime, anywhere. Real-time transaction reporting and an online Merchant Portal gives merchants access to important business analytics to track what sells the best, and pinpoint where the best sales are happening.

The PayAnywhere reader and service meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) certification standards and credit card data isn’t stored on the merchant’s smartphone, tablet or the PayAnywhere app, making it highly secure. PayAnywhere employs the highest level of data encryption ensuring every transaction is protected so merchants’ customers can pay with confidence.

PayAnywhere is available on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and BlackBerry devices, so no matter what device platform an individual prefers, PayAnywhere has a solution for them. For more information on PayAnywhere’s features, visit

MLMIA members and those in the multi-level and direct sales industry who rely on MLMIA’s available tools simply visit to sign up for the PayAnywhere service, and after signing up they will be sent a free card reader by mail. PayAnywhere will even process the first month’s swiped transactions for free (up to $1,000) for those who sign up for the services through the MLMIA site.

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