We hope you’re reading this article before you’ve been placed on the MATCH list, but if not, we’ll do our best to explain what it is, how it might affect the way you run your business, and whether there’s anything you can do to get yourself off the list. We’ll also look at alternative payment processing methods.
Archive for the ‘Credit Card Processing’ Category
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.
If you want to accept credit card payments, you need to deal with the credit card processing fees that come as part of the package. We’ll show you how fees work, which ones are mandatory, and which ones you can negotiate away or just skip by finding a great processor!
Knowing Your Effective Rate For Credit Card Processing Is The Best Way To Not Overpay For Merchant Services
Knowing your effective rate helps you understand what you actually pay for credit card processing. Here’s how to calculate it, and use that information to find the best rates on merchant services.
Here at Merchant Maverick, we’ve received countless questions over the years from concerned business owners regarding their merchant account statements. In fact, our website owes a large part of its very existence to the complex pricing, convoluted statements, and hidden markups that are hallmarks of the card processing industry. This is the unfortunate state of […]
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.
There are so many processing companies; they all seem to be doing more or less the same thing, and they all have both glowing testimonials and terrible complaints. How are you supposed to choose the best company under these circumstances? Who can you trust? Read on for a look at the best credit card processing companies for small businesses.
When you scan or insert your debit or credit card at the mall or your local convenience store, you probably don’t put a lot of thought into what type of machine is reading and processing your payment. And really, why should you? To consumers, they’re all pretty much the same (except for maybe those machines […]
In a perfect world, you’d be able to take a series of proactive measures that would protect you from ever having to deal with chargebacks. Unfortunately, they’re an inevitable part of running a business that you’ll have to deal with sooner or later. For most merchants, chargebacks will only be an occasional irritant. For others, a high chargeback rate can lead to your business being classified as a high-risk merchant or even having your merchant account frozen or shut down. While we can’t make your business 100% chargeback-proof, we can help you to minimize their frequency and offer some tips on dealing with them when they inevitably occur.
Want to go cashless? Cashless stores are becoming a hot trend in the retail world, as both consumer and technology trends impact commerce. Consumers are carrying less cash these days, and some people don’t carry any cash at all. At the same time, digital, cashless payment technologies are becoming more prevalent — these include not […]