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Finding An Internet Merchant Account: A Guide For Small Businesses

When choosing an internet merchant account for your eCommerce business, you’ll need to understand how a merchant account interacts with the other elements necessary for selling online, such as payment gateways, payment processors, and shopping carts. Some services combine one or more of these elements, but it’s still important to distinguish these elements from one another.

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May 25, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing

Guide To Recurring Billing & Recurring Payments For Small Businesses

If you’re excited about all of the benefits of recurring payments, you may be wondering about the next best step. If you already have a payment processor, make contact and see what already may be available to you and how to implement it easily. You likely also have the option to integrate a payment gateway if you have an existing site, and your current payment processor may have a list of available options for you.

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Aug 16, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing

How To Accept Credit Card Payments On Your Phone

If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking to accept credit card payments on your phone or perhaps your tablet as well. So where do you start, and how do you decide which software/payment processor to choose? I’m here to help you figure out if mobile processing is right for you (spoiler alert, it probably is), and which features are the most important.

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Dec 5, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments

Debit VS Credit Transactions: The Complete Small Business Guide

From a merchant’s standpoint, the difference between a credit and a debit card matters less than it does to the consumer, but the difference is still detectable because the transactions carry different costs. In fact, because a PIN pad is needed to initiate true debit charges, a merchant must buy a point of sale terminal with a PIN pad before true debit charges can be processed. For larger ticket items, a true debit charge can cost the merchant less to process than a credit charge or a credit path debit charge.

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Jun 26, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Small Business

The Complete Guide To Credit Card Surcharging

Credit card surcharging has rapidly gained in popularity in recent years as court decisions, and legislative changes have gradually removed legal barriers to the practice. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated this trend. Nonetheless, the question remains: Should you add a surcharge?

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Feb 22, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing