PayPal is one of the most powerful payment platforms for small businesses — but it’s not right for everyone. Check out our PayPal review for an in-depth look at the features and pricing, and see if PayPal is a good fit for you!
CardFellow is a comparison shopping engine for merchant accounts. It lets you pit competing credit card processors against each other in a bid to win your business (a process formally known as a reverse auction). The idea is to save you some haggling and headaches by having CardFellow solicit processor bids on your behalf but then ultimately give you complete control over the final decision. Meanwhile, the CardFellow team is on-hand to offer expert support and education during the whole process.
The payment processing industry is very competitive, with a huge number of providers vying for your business. While only a few are truly excellent, many others are just awful. Paya currently falls somewhere in the middle of these two extremes, sticking close to the industry standard in terms of pricing and contract terms, but not offering any exceptional products or services that distinguish it from other providers.
WFMS has made some significant changes to its plans and practices (eliminating the three-year contract term and early termination fee for merchants on standard pricing), but we’re still hesitant to recommend the company. The products and features are underwhelming, as are reviews of its customer service.
JANUARY 6, 2016, UPDATE: PowerPay has been acquired by EVO Payments, and the PowerPay brand has been retired. Be sure to read our EVO Payments review for more information Our original review of PowerPay is below. Overview: PowerPay has been in business since 2003. They have over 50,000 merchants that they process for, yet their complaint […]
With everything Braintree has accomplished, it’s poised to continue as one of the most important providers in the eCommerce and mobile processing worlds. Consider the enormous number of unique features and services you get at no additional charge, and for no monthly fee, Braintree may have the best value in the entire eCommerce processing industry.
ProPay is a curious service that targets very large organizations as well as micro-merchants, with eCommerce tools and a mobile POS app. It’s even a favorite of direct selling organizations, such as Mary Kay. See whether ProPay’s features and pricing are right for you.
Pros Interchange-plus pricing available Offers 24/7 customer support Cons Tiered pricing for most merchants Three-year contract with early termination fee Pattern of misleading sales practices Website offers very little information about products and services Overview Headquartered in Levittown, New York, USPAY Group is a small merchant account provider that specializes in serving the health care […]
The Complete Guide To Surviving Rolling Reserves (Plus, 4 Smart Tips To Manage Your Cash Flow In A Crisis)
If you accept credit card payments, at some point you’re going to encounter the term “rolling reserve” — read on to find out what a reserve fund is, how likely you are to face one, and how to keep your business afloat in the worst-case scenario.
Finding a trustworthy merchant account for credit card processing is one of the most important things you can do for your business. And that’s why there is a lot to consider. We’ll show you what to look for and how to set up a merchant account for credit card payments so that you can find the right fit for your small business.