Closing a merchant account is never a simple process. Providers such as Worldpay go out of their way to make it as difficult as possible in the hopes of discouraging you from terminating your business relationship with them. We’ve laid out the specific steps that you’ll need to follow to do so successfully.
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Instead of wasting time, energy, and office supplies sending out invoices and cashing checks, consider an online invoice payment solution. Sending invoices and accepting payments online is beneficial to you and your customers. And the best part? You can get paid faster — so why not give it a shot?
When you’re ready to dive into the world of credit card APIs, you’ll want to compare and contrast the developer tools provided by payment services providers. It’s important to evaluate them not only by the strength of their API, but also consider more mundane factors, such as how much they cost, the types of transactions they support, and how secure they are.
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.
Both Stripe and Authorize.Net offer a powerful suite of payment services along with robust support for developers who want to integrate their services into their websites. Both also provide excellent support for foreign eCommerce transactions. Evaluating Stripe vs. Authorize.Net comes down to the sheer volume of features vs. flexibility.
The processing industry is simply not the sort of place where you can expect everyone to be honest and treat you fairly. People in this business can and will take advantage of you – if you let them. Reading your contract before you sign up is your last line of defense against being stuck in a bad deal. Here are our best tips for reading and understanding your merchant contract.
The process of selecting a payment processor is a daunting, complex one. Read our post for a sense of what to look for when choosing a credit card processor for your restaurant — as well as a snapshot of the processors and POS systems that, we feel, give foodservice businesses the best value for their money.
Stripe is a powerful online payment processor, but it can be a bit daunting if you’re new to the platform. Learn how Stripe works and how it can make running your online business easier.
Now more than ever, doctors’ offices and other healthcare providers need an affordable payment processing solution that is as user-friendly for the office staff as it is for patients. Our top providers fit the bill.
Merchant category codes, or MCCs, dictate interchange rates, but they also serve other important purposes. See how MCCs affect your small business and what you can do about making sure your business is categorized with the right MCC.