If the photo above accurately depicts how you feel when reviewing your monthly credit card processing statement, then this article is for you. While every business owner understands that paying for credit card processing is a necessary cost that ultimately helps to increase your sales and profitability, it’s easy to become frustrated with all the […]
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In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of applying to become an authorized EBT retailer and discuss the hardware requirements you’ll have to meet before you can accept EBT payments. We’ll also recommend some top-rated merchant service providers that offer support for EBT payments at a fair and reasonable cost.
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of whether debit card merchant fees are worth the cost, but for the majority of retailers, the answer will probably be yes. Due to a combination of regulation and fraud protection, debit card transactions are frequently cheaper for merchants to process than credit cards.
If you’re new to the world of credit card processing, you may be wondering what interchange fees are, and how they impact the cost of processing transactions and maintaining a merchant account for your business. The truth is that interchange fees (or, more properly, interchange reimbursement fees) are, in most cases, the single largest expense […]
AVS is an acronym for the Address Verification Service, a feature that’s used to compare the address given to you by your customer and the billing address on file with the cardholder’s issuing bank. AVS serves two primary functions: (1) to deter fraud by confirming that the customer is the legitimate cardholder, and (2) to help prevent chargebacks by giving you additional information to verify your customer’s identity. Read on for more info.
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 […]
Everything You Need To Know About Finding A CBD Merchant Account & The 4 Best CBD Payment Processors
Looking for a merchant account for your CBD oil business? Check out our comparison of the best credit card processors for this niche.
The Best Merchant Account Providers For Canadian Small Businesses (& 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 […]