15 episodes

Welcome to The Swypit Show, where we take a hands-on approach with our clients AND their businesses. Starring the Founder and Owner of Swypit, Kevin Hodes, our show highlights the credit card processing industry and how you can win by utilizing a proven company, bringing over 20 years of industry experience, like Swypit!

Kevin brings honesty and integrity to what he considers, the "slimy world of credit card processing." A former chef aboard luxury yachts, his craft brought him into contact with business professionals, dignitaries, and politicians, enabling him to develop "street smarts of business super highways."

Swypit offers next generation electronic payment processing solutions, combined with a world-class service, price, and leading edge technology. Each episode, Kevin will share his past experiences and dealings within the industry and showcase why Swypit is YOUR company's best option.

So sit back, relax, and come join us each episode for some fun and facts. Swypit isn't your typical credit card processing company and this isn't your typical credit card processing show!

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Welcome to The Swypit Show, where we take a hands-on approach with our clients AND their businesses. Starring the Founder and Owner of Swypit, Kevin Hodes, our show highlights the credit card processing industry and how you can win by utilizing a proven company, bringing over 20 years of industry experience, like Swypit!

Kevin brings honesty and integrity to what he considers, the "slimy world of credit card processing." A former chef aboard luxury yachts, his craft brought him into contact with business professionals, dignitaries, and politicians, enabling him to develop "street smarts of business super highways."

Swypit offers next generation electronic payment processing solutions, combined with a world-class service, price, and leading edge technology. Each episode, Kevin will share his past experiences and dealings within the industry and showcase why Swypit is YOUR company's best option.

So sit back, relax, and come join us each episode for some fun and facts. Swypit isn't your typical credit card processing company and this isn't your typical credit card processing show!

    The Swypit Show - Episode 15 (Swypit Inner Circle Spotlight: Matt Cretzman)

    The Swypit Show - Episode 15 (Swypit Inner Circle Spotlight: Matt Cretzman)

    Welcome back to The Swypit Show!
    On the latest installment of the show, we're excited to welcome Matt Cretzman, Founder and CEO of Stormbreaker Digital, for a great conversation surrounding the power of marketing in today's day and age.
    This episode is packed with some great marketing-related conversation and professional insights that you won’t want to miss out on.
    Enjoy!
    Timecodes:
    0:30 - Welcome to the show!
    1:45 - Matt Cretzman joins the show
    3:00 - How Matt and Kevin became acquainted through the Texas Legends
    6:03 - Matt coming from Canada to the USA
    8:32 - Matt's family life
    10:08 - Matt's background in education and preparations for becoming a church leader
    12:05 -A passion for helping people in business
    15:30 - Why each marketing company isn't the same
    19:19 - The various services that Stormbreaker Digital offers
    20:55 - Growth hacking and what companies use this for
    27:18 - A fast tip for growing your personal brand
    34:29 - Matt's experience working with the Texas Legends and New Jersey Devils
    45:00 - Timing is everything within your marketing efforts
    50:07 - Where to learn more about Matt and Stormbreaker Digital
    53:06 - How Matt utilizes LinkedIn for himself and business growth
    56:15 - You need to create strategic partnerships
    58:00 - Closing remarks


    Connect with Kevin Hodes:
    https://www.swypit.com/ (Website)
    https://www.facebook.com/swypit (Facebook)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-hodes-cpp-b22504/ (LinkedIn)
    https://www.youtube.com/user/swypit (YouTube)

    • 59 min
    The Swypit Show - Episode 14 (Swypit Inner Circle Spotlight: Steven Guilfoile)

    The Swypit Show - Episode 14 (Swypit Inner Circle Spotlight: Steven Guilfoile)

    Welcome back to The Swypit Show! We’ve launched our latest episode, featuring Steven Guilfoile, CEO of AffordaCare Insurance and an awesome conversation!
    Listen to learn his feelings about affordable insurance options for all and how his company works is striving to make this a reality. We also dive into the challenges that entrepreneurs and business owners are facing in today's climate, as well as what it takes to provide a top-tier product or service to your client-base.
    This is an episode you won't want to miss! So, what are you waiting for? Click that play button!
    Timecodes:
    0:30 - Kevin's recent island vacation
    4:00 - The value of being within Swypit's inner circle
    5:30 - Welcoming Steven Guilfoile onto the show
    7:20 - What Steven envisioned his career would look like at a young age
    8:50 - Steven's first job working at McDonald's
    12:00 - Swapping McDonalds employee stories
    16:15 - Steven making his first $1M through door-to-door sales
    19:00 - You need to be doing what others aren't willing to do
    21:00 - The beginning of AffordaCare Insurance
    28:08 - How AffordaCare Insurance actually works
    31:30 - It's okay to negotiate these days. Don't settle!
    36:00 - Steven's biggest innovation at AffordaCare Insurance
    39:00 - Hiring strategies for Kevin and Steven
    45:00 - Unique marketing efforts help separate you from your competitors
    47:00 - Closing remarks


    Connect with Kevin Hodes:
    https://www.swypit.com/ (Website)
    https://www.facebook.com/swypit (Facebook)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-hodes-cpp-b22504/ (LinkedIn)
    https://www.youtube.com/user/swypit (YouTube)

    • 50 min
    The Swypit Show - Episode 13 (Swypit Inner Circle Spotlight: Nick Nanton)

    The Swypit Show - Episode 13 (Swypit Inner Circle Spotlight: Nick Nanton)

    We’re back and this time, we’re launching the Swypit Inner Circle Spotlight Series on the show!
    Connecting with people through storytelling is a powerful thing. And as our latest guest Nick Nanton says, the best story in the room always wins! Join us for the latest installment of The Swypit Show, where we're joined by the 22-time Emmy® Award Winning Director to discuss the power of storytelling in today’s day and age.
    This is an episode that you don't want to miss!
    Timecodes:
    0:06 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the show
    5:15 - Introducing Nick Nanton
    6:50 - How Nick spends his time day-to-day
    11:00 - Disruption within our markets has challenged us
    13:30 - How Nick makes an impact on business owners
    16:00 - Getting industry masters, like Jack Canfield, to do business with Nick
    23:50 - Why Nick is so passionate about helping people
    29:00 - The various experiences and projects that Nick and Kevin have done together
    31:30 - It's all about finding stories that will ultimately help other people
    36:20 - A moment in Nick's life that changed him forever
    40:00 - Rapid fire questions with Nick
    44:00 - You have to remove the negativity from your life
    47:00 - How to connect with Nick online
    48:02 - Closing remarks


    Connect with Kevin Hodes:
    https://www.swypit.com/ (Website)
    https://www.facebook.com/swypit (Facebook)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-hodes-cpp-b22504/ (LinkedIn)
    https://www.youtube.com/user/swypit (YouTube)

    • 48 min
    The Swypit Show - Episode 12 (Don't You Want to be in the Swypit Inner Circle?)

    The Swypit Show - Episode 12 (Don't You Want to be in the Swypit Inner Circle?)

    On the latest installment of The Swypit Show, we're exploring the wide-variety of benefits associated with being part of our inner circle!
    Aside from providing a top-tier service as a truly professional credit card processing service, Swypit has a vast network of employees and clients. Each of them come from a different industry and allow our inner circle to be filled with talent from all walks of life.
    When becoming a Swypit client and joining our inner circle, our network becomes your network! So enjoy today's episode and discover all the contacts you can gain access to when joining our inner circle.
    Timecodes:
    0:06 - Introduction and the topic of the day
    2:30 - What is the Swypit inner circle?
    4:45 - We strive to make sure are clients are always taken care of
    7:15 - Are other credit card processors surrounding themselves with an elite inner circle?
    10:30 - An example of how Swypit fights for their clients to make them more profitable overall
    13:00 - Listing clients within the Swypit inner circle
    14:38 - Utilize our network of clients and further leverage this for your business
    17:30 - Additional clients that you have access to within the Swypit inner circle
    22:15 - We have a full point of sale available for our clients
    24:00 - Closing remarks


    Clients Mentioned Throughout Today's Show:
    Andy Bush, ACE Handyman Services, Collin County: https://www.acehandymanservices.com/offices/dallas/ (https://www.acehandymanservices.com/offices/dallas/)


    Sean Crawford, Dallas North Aquarium:
    https://dallasnorthaquarium.com/ (https://dallasnorthaquarium.com/)


    Ernest and Cecily Morgan, Owner Earnest B’s BBQ and Catering Co:
    https://www.earnestbbqcatering.com/ (https://www.earnestbbqcatering.com/)


    Tony Felker, President/CEO – Frisco Chamber of Commerce:
    https://www.friscochamber.com/ (https://www.friscochamber.com/)


    Ted Holiday, President/CEO of Glass Guru of Frisco and Sherman:
    https://www.theglassguru.com/spring-tx/spring-tx/ (https://www.theglassguru.com/spring-tx/spring-tx/)


    Tanya Tomlin, Owner Sorted Out Professional Organizing Services:
    https://www.sortedout.com/ (https://www.sortedout.com/)


    D’Andra Simmons with Hard night, Good Morning Skincare and Ultimate Living Nutrition Products: https://hardnightgoodmorning.com/ (https://hardnightgoodmorning.com/)


    Don Jacobs – QwikWash America:
    https://qwikwash.com/locations/frisco-location/ (https://qwikwash.com/locations/frisco-location/)


    Connect with Kevin Hodes:
    https://www.swypit.com/ (Website)
    https://www.facebook.com/swypit (Facebook)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-hodes-cpp-b22504/ (LinkedIn)
    https://www.youtube.com/user/swypit (YouTube)

    • 27 min
    The Swypit Show - Episode 11 (The Smooth Transition of Switching Credit Card Processors)

    The Swypit Show - Episode 11 (The Smooth Transition of Switching Credit Card Processors)

    The idea of switching service providers, regardless of the service itself, can be a little daunting! You don't want to waste your time and energy, but you know that a switch needs to be made. Well, switching credit card processors doesn't have to be a difficult transition!
    Did you know that at Swypit, we excel at making the transition as smooth and seamless as possible?
    In the latest installment of The Swypit Show, Kevin dives into this very topic and outlines what this process looks like. At the end of the day, Swypit takes every measure to make sure you receive a top-tier service, which ultimately helps your business become more profitable.
    So sit back, relax, and learn how switching to Swypit can be a smooth process for you!
    Timecodes:
    0:06 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the day
    7:00 - Chargebacks to merchants and the problems they can create
    8:50 - What you get when you're only focused on finding the cheapest CCP to work with
    10:58 - Swypit provides the type of service you're looking for
    12:50 - An example of how Swypit helped a client to become more profitable
    17:30 - If you're getting burned, thing about switching to Swypit
    18:40 - How you can get in touch with our team at Swypit
    20:00 - "Once you're with us, we'll never give you a reason to switch away from Swypit!"
    21:00 - Closing remarks


    Connect with Kevin Hodes:
    https://www.swypit.com/ (Website)
    https://www.facebook.com/swypit (Facebook)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-hodes-cpp-b22504/ (LinkedIn)
    https://www.youtube.com/user/swypit (YouTube)

    • 21 min
    The Swypit Show - Episode 10 (The Number One Question We're Asked at Swypit)

    The Swypit Show - Episode 10 (The Number One Question We're Asked at Swypit)

    In the latest installment of The Swypit Show, we're taking a deep dive into the biggest question we're asked on a regular basis! Additionally, we're taking the time to show you some of the most valuable resources stored on our new website.
    As you'll come to realize, it's not always about our rate.
    This is an episode you won't want to miss!
    Timecodes:
    0:06 - Welcome back to the show
    1:45 - A+ rating achieved with the Better Business Bureau
    4:00 - The number one thing we're asked about at Swypit
    6:30 - The idea of "cutting costs"
    9:30 - What are your rates?
    11:15 - Mastercard's interchange rates
    14:30 - Visa's interchange rates
    19:00 - Interlink's interchange information
    20:15 - Additional questions we're often asked and where you can find the answers
    23:00 - When you work with Swypit, you get knowledge and power
    27:00 - Closing remarks


    Connect with Kevin Hodes:
    https://www.swypit.com/ (Website)
    https://www.facebook.com/swypit (Facebook)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-hodes-cpp-b22504/ (LinkedIn)
    https://www.youtube.com/user/swypit (YouTube)

    • 28 min