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MasterCard Launches Business Network 2.0 For US Business Owners

MasterCard announced that it has launched the latest version of its professional site, Business Network 2.0. According to a company release, the new site is built on feedback from hundreds of small- and mid-sized businesses looking to minimize costs, get more out of a day’s time and engage with new and existing customers.

Jay Singer, Senior Vice President of U.S. Commercial Products, MasterCard, said in the release that the Network’s tools help “save time by putting c-suite level information at business owners’ fingertips, all just a click away. We give business owners the information they need, at the moment they need it, helping their businesses grow.”

The Network offers financial, marketing and data management tools to help manage daily business. These tools, which are being offered at almost 70 percent of their retail price, include the following:

  • Sage One (accounting)
  • net (eCommerce site building and hosting)
  • Xpenditure (expense management)
  • MozyPro (data backup and storage)
  • Constant Contact (email marketing)
  • Zendesk (automated customer service)
  • SiteWit (paid search campaigns)
  • Epoq (contracts and legal advice)

Other MasterCard business solutions that have been integrated into the Network include Simplify Commerce, the Easy Savings Program, Priceless Cities, and

MasterCard Business Network 2.0 was built in collaboration with BCSG. Kevin Burke, General Manager, International at BCSG, said in the release that he believes the partnership with MasterCard will “help improve efficiency and productivity among their 15 million small and medium-sized business customers in the U.S.”

Small business MasterCard cardholders who subscribe to Business Network 2.0 before September 30, 2015 will receive 2 months worth of free subscriptions for the Network’s cloud-based tools up to $200. Terms and conditions for the offer can be found at



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