Credit Card Processing

What PCI Law is and How it Affects Your Business

The PCI standards are technically not a law at all. They are policies implemented by the major credit card brands, but they are mandatory nonetheless. That’s because failure to comply with them can result in having fines levied against your company, being responsible for increased liability, having your merchant account funds frozen, and having your…

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What to Look for in Third-Party Credit Card Processing Companies

As a business that plans on accepting customers’ payments online, you may wish to research third-party credit card processing companies so that you know what to look for when you’re shopping for a merchant account. The right third-party credit card processing company can make your business safe and secure for your customers’ payments, but you…

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How to Obtain a Merchant Account

As someone who runs a small business, you may be concerned about your credit rating if you’re trying to open a merchant account. Particularly during the COVID-19 lockdown, businesses are prioritizing online transactions over face-to-face interactions, which can be riskier to the health of you, your employees, and your customers, and are prohibited by law…

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What is PCI Law?

PCI “law” is misnamed since it’s not an actual law. However, compliance with standards in Payment Card Industry (PCI) transactions is required by the major credit card companies in order to be able to accept credit cards from their cardholders. Any business, big or small, that plans on accepting credit cards has to be aware…

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How to get a Merchant Account with Bad Credit

If you have a small business that wants to be able to accept credit cards from its customers, you may be wondering how to get a merchant account even if you have bad credit. Since many merchant account providers check your credit when you apply for an online merchant account, you may feel like you…

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How Should I Accept Payments on my Business’s Website?

If you have a small business with an online store component, you may be wondering how to accept credit card payments online for free. Unfortunately, even if you avoid startup or monthly fees by choosing the right payment processing company for you, transaction fees are something that you’re always going to deal with when processing…

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How to Choose an eCommerce Platform

As a small business in 2020, you need to use credit card processing for e-commerce. Versatile e-commerce credit card processing will make your business look more professional and expedite your customers’ transactions. To obtain this efficiently, you need to know how to choose the right e-commerce credit card processing platform for your business. Here are…

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A Guide to COVID-19 and Online Shopping Behavior

With the restrictions to our interactions that have come about as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, many people have had to turn to online shopping for all their products and services. This can include everything from clothes to groceries to various services. As our world becomes more interconnected, the demand for high-volume merchant accounts…

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