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.
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Whether you just want a simple setup to accept the occasional credit card payment or you’re interested in integrating credit cards and other payment methods into your overall dental office management, a good payment processor can offer you the tools you need.
Square offers one of the quickest and easiest setup processes in payment processing and is one of our favorite solutions for small businesses. Still, there may come a time when your business outgrows Square or no longer needs credit card processing. When that happens, you’ll want to know how to cancel your Square account.
Stripe Payments can be a great tool for tech-savvy nonprofits, particularly those that take most of their donations online. Stripe’s nonprofit discount is significant and competitive; just keep in mind that not all donations qualify for the discounted rate.
With both contenders offering minimal fees and nearly identical flat-rate pricing, most businesses won’t see a significant overall price difference between them. Whether Square or QuickBooks will be the better choice will mainly come down to which of the two companies offers the better features your business needs to grow and thrive.
Shopify Payments is Shopify’s built-in payment processing feature, which allows you to accept credit and debit cards, as well as additional payment methods. By default, Shopify Payments is a white label version of Stripe and has most of that payment processor’s strengths and weaknesses. Learn more about Shopify Payments and how to set it up for your small business.
Novel payment methods seem to be arriving at a faster and faster pace. One you may have heard of recently is called a payment link, a way to bill your customers through their mobile devices (or email, if you or they are feeling retro).
This article will explain what cash discount programs are, how they work, and how they differ from credit card surcharges. We’ll also go over the pros and cons of cash discounting to help you make a more informed decision about whether such a program is right for your business.
When you’re running a business by yourself, however, you’re probably going to be looking for labor-saving conveniences whenever you can get them. Wave, a popular accounting tool for freelancers, now offers integrated credit card processing with its (almost) free-to-use software.
Looking to save money on credit card processing costs? Read our overview of the most affordable (and reliable) processors in the industry.