Like it or not (and you won’t like it), credit card processing comes with a bewildering variety of small, nickel-and-dime fees that add to your costs in ways you might not even be aware of. One fee that you might have seen on your credit card processing statement is the AVS Fee. If you’re an […]
The ability to buy and sell on the internet has only been available for a little over 20 years. In that time, however, the eCommerce industry has expanded dramatically, disrupting traditional retail industries and opening up a new world of opportunity for both merchants and consumers alike. Consumers are no longer limited to buying only […]
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Business owners today know that it’s more important than ever to be able to accept credit cards. Customers carry less cash and rely on credit and debit cards for the majority of their purchases. If you’re an eCommerce merchant selling online, taking “plastic” is just about your only option. Unfortunately, you usually can’t accept credit […]
The Best Merchant Account Providers For Canadian Small Businesses (And The One Company You Should Avoid At All Costs)
Finding a credit card processor is a challenge no matter what country you’re in. Canadian business owners should check out these great options — plus learn which merchant account company they should avoid at all costs.
If you’re a business owner, you’re probably already aware of just how important it is to be able to accept credit and debit cards as payment methods from your customers. Although we’re still quite a way off from becoming a truly cashless society, today almost all American consumers have either a debit card, a credit […]
Navigating the world of payment processing services can be confusing for a small business owner, and it’s easy to make a mistake that can have a negative impact on your bottom line. With fast-talking sales agents lurking around every corner, waiting to sign you up for a lengthy, expensive contract, you need a good understanding […]
It all started with the telegraph. Invented in 1837, this technological advance enabled nearly-instantaneous communication across vast distances for the first time ever. Its introduction into commercial use disrupted a courier system that had been the only available method of communicating from one distant place to another for thousands of years. In 1861, the completion […]
Ordinary payment processing is complicated. But finding good offshore, international, or high-risk payment solutions can be a real nightmare. If you fall into one of these categories, you’ve likely had your merchant account applications denied at least a few times. Even worse, perhaps you’ve had your processing service terminated and your money withheld from you […]
Choosing a high-risk merchant account provider isn’t the same as working with other payment processors. You can expect different pricing and contract terms — but you shouldn’t compromise on customer service. Here’s 6 great providers that offer great service, fair pricing, and reasonable contracts for small business.