Payment Processors

How Does Gateway Payment Processing Work?

A payment gateway is a secure Internet service provided by merchant account providers to accept credit card payments online.  It allows your online shop can accept credit card payments via your website at any time of day when customers place an order. You have no input; just think of how much valuable time that saves…

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Make it Easier for Your Customers to Pay You

Online payments make life easier for companies looking to expand. This new technology gives a wider market access to businesses of all sizes, and compared to long distance payment methods such as money order, it is faster and more secure. With that being said, the best way to accept online payments is through an online…

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Questions to Ask About Merchant Credit Card Processing

If you are considering accepting payments by credit or debit card, you will have to select a merchant credit card processor to facilitate your payment transactions. There are plenty of companies offering merchant services, but they don’t all have the same standards or offfer the same services, so choosing the right one for your business…

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How to Accept Credit Cards Online, In-Store or Anywhere

Starting to accept credit cards can be a daunting process for some business owners, but it’s actually a fairly straightforward transition. There are many payment processors to choose from, each with their own rates, features and modes of doing business. Obviously you want to choose the company that offers the lowest rate, lowest fees, and…

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What Does a Payment Processor Do?

Credit and debit cards are convenient pieces of technology. They let you carry large amounts of ‘cash’ without the physical bulk, and without feeling unsafe. They let you withdraw cash at ATMs anywhere in the world. Some of them allow you to gather points and bonuses that you can exchange for discounts and free services.…

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ACH and e-Check Processing

To get ACH and e-Check processing services from your merchant service provider, you will have to put in an application that will require much the same information as was required when you applied to accept credit card payments. This will include all your business details, your Federal Tax ID and your estimated processing volumes. This…

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Credit Card Interchange Fees

As a customer or a business person, you only see the surface level of credit card transactions. The customer swipes a card and the product or service gets paid for. What we don’t see is the intricate exchanges involved. The money starts at the customer’s bank account, passes through a payment processor, and ends up…

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What is a Payment Processor, Exactly?

When you’re running a business, your primary goal is to make a profit. And in order to earn these proceeds, you need to receive payments from your customers. At the most basic level, customers pay for your goods and services in cash. One step above that is the card or check payment, and more recently,…

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