Archive for September 2020

How To Find Trustworthy Online Credit Card Processing

If any part of your business is done online, having the ability to process credit cards is a necessity. If your business doesn’t have money to waste, then price is also important. But if you pick the wrong option, your “low price” online credit card processing can end up costing a lot more in the…

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How To Get A Credit Card Swiping Machine

A big part of being able to accept credit card payments for in-person sales is having a credit card swiping machine. A swiping machine is a simple terminal, often also containing a chip reader, that securely enables payments via credit or debit card. Typically, processing credit cards with a credit card swiping machine will charge…

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How To Take Your Business Online in the Age of COVID-19

Some businesses are reeling in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, while others have managed to stay afloat, and even thrive. One thing those thriving businesses have in common is their online offerings. If your business hasn’t started offering its products and services online, there has never been a better time to do so. One important…

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Is eCheck Safe?

Is it safe to pay or accept payment by eCheck? The short answer is yes. eCheck services are actually safer than using a paper check, and the ACH network (which eCheck services use) processes over $43 trillion in payments every year. What makes eCheck services safe? eCheck services are safer than paper checks for two…

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Is an Internet Merchant Account Better Than Other Credit Card Processing Online Services?

Online business is a rapidly growing portion of the economy, and even traditional brick-and-mortar businesses are seeing larger and larger percentages of their transactions taking place online. As this transformation takes place, many business owners find themselves wondering whether a dedicated internet merchant account is a better choice than other services that may offer credit…

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Internet Merchant Accounts vs Credit Card Swipe Machines

As our modern world increasingly requires that businesses be able to accept credit cards to exist and flourish, two main options have revealed themselves: merchant accounts (especially internet merchant accounts), and credit card swipe machines. Internet Merchant Accounts A merchant account is simply an account that allows the processing of credit cards and debit cards.…

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High-Risk ACH: 3 Tips for Businesses

Businesses that are classified as high risk for ACH payments may be worried about establishing a merchant account online, especially if they plan on experiencing high volume payment processing. Being considered high risk for ACH can cause a business to be less likely to receive the lowest rates for a payment processor’s services. Clients that…

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The Best Credit Card Swipe Machine for Business

Credit card swipe machines are a staple of any modern business. They are common sights at restaurants, clinics, thrift stores, and any other modern business. Those businesses that have never gotten a credit card swipe machine or need an upgrade to their current swipe machine may appreciate a little help understanding what makes one better…

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What does an Independent Sales Organization do for Businesses?

An independent sales organizations (or ISO) provides merchant account services to businesses so that those businesses can accept credit cards from their customers. Customers expect eCommerce payment options, whether they’re stuck at home or out on the go making purchases from their mobile devices. People want to be able to use their preferred payment method…

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3 Reasons Businesses Need Online Merchant Accounts

The 2020 coronavirus lockdown accelerated a process that was already happening in modern business transactions to replace credit card swiping machines with online merchant accounts. Financial experts agree that this process is likely permanent, now that customers have come to expect online payment options. The natural evolution of payment services will continue to favor online…

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