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The Complete Guide To Credit Card Processing Rates & Fees

Credit card processing fees are extensive, complicated, and can be overwhelming. Nevertheless, you have to pay them if you want to process credit cards through your business. Rather than paying these charges blindly, you might as well make an effort to understand them. That way, you can dispute any costs you think are unfair or […]

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Aug 23, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 263

How To Avoid Overpaying For Credit Card Processing

One of the first things that I do when I analyze a merchant account statement is calculate the “effective rate.” The effective rate of a credit card processing statement is the total processing fees divided by total sales volume. It’s usually expressed in the form of a percentage, and in my opinion is one of […]

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Aug 21, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 6

How To Analyze Your Credit Card Processing Statement

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 […]

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Jul 22, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 2
B2B Payment Processing

The Complete Guide To B2B Payment Processing

Business-to-business (B2B) transactions have been around forever, but with the dramatic increase in credit card usage by corporations, they’ve also become a lot more complicated to deal with for merchants who process them. Traditionally, businesses made their purchases by placing an order in person, through the mail, or over the telephone. The merchant would then […]

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Jun 30, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

The 5 Best Small Business Credit Card Processing Companies

Trying to choose the best credit card processing company can be overwhelming. This is especially true when you are a new small business owner who has never even heard of a “merchant account” before — but the truth is that even seasoned CEOs can get dizzy while researching the payment processing industry. (Trust us, we’ve […]

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Jun 21, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Hardware, Inventory Management, Mobile Payments, PCI Compliance 308

The Best Online Credit Card Payment Processing Companies

So you’re a merchant and you want to start an ecommerce business. That’s great! You’re going to need, at minimum, three things: Products/services (of course), a website (obviously), and an online credit card payment processing company. Not just any old merchant account or credit card payment processor will do. You need one that’s tailored for […]

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May 31, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 19
The Complete Guide to Preventing and Winning Chargebacks

The Complete Guide To Preventing And Winning Chargebacks

If you’ve been operating for any length of time, you know that dealing with chargebacks is one of the most frustrating aspects of running a business. Originally designed as a consumer protection measure, chargebacks have become a two-edged sword that can, under the wrong circumstances, hurt your business and cost you a lot of money, […]

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May 22, 2018 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 19