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How To Open A Merchant Account In 7 Steps

Need a trustworthy merchant account for credit card processing? In this article, we'll show you what to look for and how to set up a merchant account for credit card payments that is the right fit for your business.

    Noah Miller
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Noah Miller

Noah Miller

Expert Analyst & Reviewer
Noah is a writer and content creator currently living in Fairfax, VA. When he isn't writing about IT solutions and innovations that help his clients, he's probably sitting behind a drumkit or adding new hardware to his computer. Since 2017, Noah has worked for federal, state, and commercial clients as a proposal writer, technical writer, copywriter, and analyst. He has a BA in Creative Writing and a Minor in German from Goucher College.

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    Milfra Rosales

    I would like to know more about your merchant account.

      This comment refers to an earlier version of this post and may be outdated.

      Jessica Dinsmore

      Milfra,

      We are a comparison site that reviews and rates credit card processors, POS software companies, shopping carts, mobile payments services, and small business software. We also write informative articles about the industry as a whole. The goal is to educate you about the industry and the companies involved so you can make an informed decision. We don’t offer merchant accounts, but you can try our filtering tool to see which one bets suits your business needs here.

        This comment refers to an earlier version of this post and may be outdated.

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