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Hsin-Wei Luang

Hsin-Wei is a freelance writer focused on small business and technology writing. Before becoming a writer, she worked as a techie lawyer for many years until she came to her senses. Now, in her spare time, she plays frisbee with her Mini Australian Shepherd dog.

Need a Merchant Account for Tech Support? These 5 Great Providers Are The Solution

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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Dec 3, 2020 Filed under: High-Risk Merchant Accounts, Payment Gateways 0
B2B payment processing

B2B Payments: The 6 Best Merchant Accounts For Online Payments, Invoices & More

With today’s technology, automated billing and payment software are available and can help you save a lot of time. Hopefully, you’ll have selected the right payment processor that gives you a great price while providing you with everything you need to encourage your customers to pay quickly and easily. Read on to find our Best Of picks and see why we chose them.

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Aug 13, 2021 Filed under: ACH and Check Processing, Credit Card Processing 0

How To Get Paid As A Freelancer: Your 5 Best Options For Contractors & Consultants

As a freelancer, billing is important. If you don’t send out your invoices, you don’t get paid. But you can’t spend all your time sending invoices and chasing after payments. You’ve got to do some billable work too. Read on to find out the different software services that can help you do everything easier and faster.

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Aug 27, 2020 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Credit Card Processing 0

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.

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Jun 12, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Small Business 0

The Complete Guide To Customer Financing For Small Businesses

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.

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Apr 27, 2020 Filed under: Buy Now Pay Later 0

The Complete Guide To Credit Card Networks: Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Discover

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.

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Apr 6, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Small Business 0

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