If you own a tech support business and wish to take credit card payments, you might be surprised to hear that there is such a thing as a “tech support merchant account.” But it’s true. IT services businesses receive unique treatment when it comes to taking credit card payments. In fact, there are merchant account providers who specialize in high-risk merchant accounts for tech support. Read on for a look at the best merchant accounts for tech support.
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The Complete Guide To Cancelling Your First Data Merchant Account & Finding A Better Credit Card Processor
A First Data contract can be hard to cancel right away. The main problem is that it has an early termination fee (ETF), which could get pretty hefty if you cancel at the wrong time. To pay less of the ETF, you might have to wait a few months. But there are other obstacles as well. In this article, we’ll explain how the cancellation process typically works. You’ll still have to read some of that contract, but we’ll help you find the relevant parts more quickly for quick lookups.
Friendly fraud occurs in connection with a chargeback claim. How can fraud be perpetrated through chargebacks, and is there anything you, the merchant, can do to prevent this type of fraud? Read on to find out.
Financing allows those who are wavering on a purchase because of the price to buy from you right away and then pay for the goods/services in installments in the future. This way, you don’t lose a sale to sticker shock. This is called customer financing or, sometimes, consumer financing. Broadly speaking, you can provide customer financing yourself, or you can use a third-party financing specialist. As to how to do either, along with their pluses and minuses, read on to find out.
If you’re ever curious about what card networks, card associations, or card brands are, and what these entities actually do (other than make you pay fees of various sorts), you’re at the right place. We’ll explain what card networks are, give you a little history about each, and provide a general framework for understanding how they fit into the business of credit card processing.
The Smart Merchant’s Guide To Credit Card Machines & Terminals: What Do Small Businesses Really Need?
If you accept credit cards in person, you need a credit card machine. Learn more about the types of terminals available and how you can go about finding the right one for your business.
How To Keep Your Payment Processor From Holding Funds Or Terminating Your Account: What Small Businesses Need To Know
Business owners need to be proactive in managing their credit card processing accounts. Learn what risk factors processors look for to keep your merchant account safe and what to do if you do run into a funding hold or account termination.
While mobile payment apps aren’t everywhere (yet), small business owners should be aware of what they are and how to accept mobile payments online and in-person.
The Secret To Accepting Credit Cards Without A Merchant Account? Finding A Great Third-Party Payment Processor
Wondering how to accept credit card payments without a merchant account? Learn what third-party payment processing is, and the pros & cons for small businesses.
ACH Payments and wire transfers each have their uses. If you wish to send or receive smaller payments that can be scheduled and paid out automatically, ACH is likely the way to go. However, if you have larger, one-time transfers that are time-sensitive, then wire transfer is pretty much your only choice.