Accepting Credit Cards

Credit Card Processing for Tree Growers

Pennsylvania alone has more than 1400 Christmas tree farms totaling about 31,000 acres and producing one million cut trees each year. Farmers plant 3 saplings for every cut tree so their business is sustainable, and each cut tree is 100% recyclable. There’s always a big demand for Christmas trees but it’s a short selling window.…

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Farm Stalls Stay Fresh with Credit Card Processing

There’s been a lot in the media about the declining food belt. Farm produce prices are dropping, and farming families are branching out, especially their younger members. There are stories of miles of untilled land with nobody to cultivate it. But it’s not all bad. Organic farming is still lucrative, and farming businesses that have…

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Credit Card Processing Paints a Better Picture for Art Studios

Visit historic art districts, and you can discover fascinating art studios. In these areas, as well as other parts of the country, entrepreneurs have converted large historic mills and factories into dozens of art studios under one roof. It’s a wonderful use of historic or warehouse space, and some even include art or music lessons,…

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Increase your Vineyard’s Sales with Credit Card Processing

Anecdotally, the US is considered a beer-drinking nation, while the ‘winers’ are assumed to be largely European, especially Italians, Spaniards, and the French. Russians supposedly prefer vodka (did you know it’s made from potatoes?!) and Scots are said to go for whiskey. And yet, the existence of many extremely successful vineyards in the US bely…

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Credit Card Processing for Seasonal Businesses

When the rest of the world watches our American TV shows, they’re left thinking the whole country shuts down during summer. Yes, some people do go on vacation, but many of us get summer jobs or continue with life as usual. And for some businesses, seasonal work isn’t just about sunshine and closed schools. Maybe…

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Charge.com Now Accepting Merchants Selling CBD

December 19, 2018–Charge.com announced today that, as a result of the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill legalizing the sale of CBD, Charge.com will now provide merchant accounts for merchants selling CBD and products containing CBD. Merchant accounts for businesses selling CBD have been very difficult to obtain in recent years.  Fortunately, Charge.com is now…

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A Payment Solution for Start-up Businesses

When starting a business, most entrepreneurs want to keep costs as low as possible. Frugality is important at any point of a business because lowering costs will raise your profits, but it’s particularly important at the start, because startups may not have the capital to spare. The most important part of any business, aside from…

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Accepting Credit Cards for a Small Business

These days, credit cards are the preferred mode of payment for a typical customer. It’s easier for them because it’s quick and convenient, with fewer visits to the ATM, no dealing with bills or change, and no checks to write. From a business perspective, you might think your company is too small for credit cards.…

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Reasons to Accept Credit Cards for Your Micro-Business

The term “small business” covers a lot of territory, from independent beauty consultants to home-based businesses to operations with 20-30 employees. Most small businesses don’t think twice before accepting credit card payments, but many micro-businesses might. A micro-business is generally an independent operation and is something that can even start as a side project while…

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