Merchant Account Myths – Cash Only is a Thing of the Past It wasn’t that long ago that paying by cash and check was the preferred method of payment by most business owners, especially small businesses. Progressive larger businesses, such as department stores, were setting up [...]
What to Do if Your Merchant Account Gets Shut Down When a business relies solely on a merchant account to process customer payments, having the merchant account shut down can be financially painful. If a business’ account has been shut down, it’s critical to get up and [...]
Online Credit Card Processing Tips & Advice Online credit card processing tips & advice. The Internet has made it easy for businesses to set up and offer products and services for sale in a virtually global market. Through an Internet search, customers can find the specific products [...]
If you operate an online store, you rely on your merchant account to handle the payment processing of your customers. Your merchant account, paired with your shopping cart and payment gateway, help to ensure that the transaction is secure from beginning to end.
If you own or manage a business and are in the process of finding a merchant account provider to set up payment processing services, you may have heard some of the industry jargon. With all the terms and conditions, it can be quite confusing. Choosing the right merchant account provider for your business is complicated by the various fees and charges that different providers include.
Have you ever wondered exactly how a merchant account works? For those that are curious - perhaps you’re an online business owner or are planning on starting a business, or you are a customer that has swiped a card through a reader thousands of times - here is some insight.
Have Bad or Poor Credit and Need a Merchant Account? All businesses that need to collect credit card payments from their customers need a merchant account to handle those card transactions. When a business owner has bad credit, obtaining a merchant account can be somewhat challenging. [...]
Secure Online Payment Processing: Encryption for Security Did you ever wonder exactly how information is kept secure in the world of online card processing? Something is going on behind the scenes that we can’t see. It’s called encryption. Customers that purchase goods or services over the [...]