B2B payments work different than B2C, but If you’re still waiting months for paper checks to arrive in the mail, it’s time to re-evaluate your payments setup. Here’s what you need to know about B2B credit card payments and other electronic payment methods.
Trying to choose the best credit card processing company can be overwhelming. This is especially true when you are a new small business owner who has never even heard of a “merchant account” before — but the truth is that even seasoned CEOs can get dizzy while researching the payment processing industry. (Trust us, we’ve […]
If you’ve been operating for any length of time, you know that dealing with chargebacks is one of the most frustrating aspects of running a business. Originally designed as a consumer protection measure, chargebacks have become a two-edged sword that can, under the wrong circumstances, hurt your business and cost you a lot of money, […]
Whether you’ve been in business for a while or are just starting out, you know how important it is to be able to accept credit and debit cards as payment from your customers. Credit card usage has soared over the past twenty years or so, while the use of traditional payment methods such as cash […]
Merchant services providers are notorious for tacking on all kinds of additional fees for their services, often not disclosing them during the sales process and leaving it to merchants to find them buried somewhere in the pages and pages of fine print that make up their contracts. One fee that raises a lot of questions […]
If you want to sell online, you need a payment gateway. These days, small businesses have many options depending on how they run their business. Check out the best payment gateways for a variety of business types.
Running your own business always works much better when your customers actually pay you for the products and services you provide for them. Paying for purchases has become a lot more complicated in the modern world than it used to be. It wasn’t all that long ago that cash and paper checks were the preferred […]
If you’ve just started your own business or you’re looking to add credit and debit cards as payment methods, you’re going to be bombarded by a bewildering variety of new terms and concepts that you’ve never encountered before. One very basic term you’ll want to familiarize yourself with is the type of business entity known […]
If you’re a business owner searching for a merchant account provider, you’re going to hear about First Data sooner or later. They’re rather hard to ignore, as they’re the largest provider in the United States. The company currently processes 45% of all credit and debit card transactions in the US, either directly or through a […]
Despite the increasing popularity of eCommerce, retail businesses are alive and well in the Twenty-first Century. Customers still need to shop for groceries, go out to a restaurant for dinner, and take their car to their mechanic to have the oil changed. For just about any brick-and-mortar business where the customer comes to you, you’ll […]