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Merchant Account, Payment Gateway, or Both?

Merchant Account, Payment Gateway, or Both?

July 25, 2021

Often the terms payment gateway and merchant account are used interchangeably. However, these two payment processing tools are quite different and work with each other in an online transaction. In this current digital era where electronic payments and e-commerce are mainstream, we come across more terms and concepts to keep top-of-mind. Let’s explore some of… Read More

Can I Get A Cannabis Merchant Account?

Can I Get A Cannabis Merchant Account?

July 24, 2021

There are many things to consider when trying to obtain a cannabis merchant account. For one, each state has different laws and regulations surrounding the sale and distribution of cannabis products. The legalities and brand associations are the principal concerns for banks and financial institutions. Even for medication such as pharmaceuticals, there can be challenges…. Read More

How To Sell CBD Online

How To Sell CBD Online

July 23, 2021

CBD oil is a huge market, one which is estimated to rise to around $2.1 billion this year. If you want a piece of the action, now is the time to get your foot in your door. There are plenty of chances to make big bucks selling CBD oil products to consumers, online and offline,… Read More

Continuity Subscription Merchant

Continuity Subscription Merchant

July 22, 2021

The continuity subscription merchant model is consistently growing. And the world continues to shift to purchasing more products and services online. As a result, there are subscription businesses emerging in industries everywhere. In turn, they offer their products services on a scheduled time basis. Some examples of this type of business include successful services such… Read More

Head Shops and Vape Merchant Accounts

Head Shops and Vape Merchant Accounts

July 21, 2021

Head shops, better known as “smoke shops” are considered high risk merchants. This has resulted in many more businesses needing a vape merchant account. The vaping industry and related products have seen many changes over the years. Smoke shop merchants face many legal obligations before they can even start selling products. Banks consider head shops… Read More

What You Should Know About Real Time Payments (RTP)

What You Should Know About Real Time Payments (RTP)

July 20, 2021

Real Time Payments or RTP is a new technology that allows data and payment information to flow faster than ever. Fundamentally, the difference from a standard transaction is that Real Time Payments transfer money and messaging at the same time rather than separating the data. This increases efficiency by allowing automations to handle information transfers…. Read More

Secure Credit Card Processing

Secure Credit Card Processing

July 19, 2021

Secure credit card processing means following the standards referred to as PCI compliant. These regulations help merchants keep online information secure for their customers. A secure payments page offers a lot of important features to your online store. Increases purchasing trust Improves the customer shopping experience Reduces cart abandonment Decreases fraud Legitimizes your online store… Read More

Firearms Merchant Accounts For Gun Retailers

Firearms Merchant Accounts For Gun Retailers

July 19, 2021

Firearms merchant accounts are constantly under fire by big banks. With more regulations than ever, gun retailers are looking for new ways to expand businesses in a highly regulated market. And with some major banks deciding they won’t fund them any longer, they are looking for new solutions. A gun dealer merchant account is a… Read More

Square vs PayPal

Square vs PayPal

July 18, 2021

If you’re in the market for a merchant account, you’ll want to know the differences between Square vs PayPal. It’s no surprise to learn that there are several major payment processing contenders, but these two are often on the top of the list. Ever since the massive growth of online shopping and the increasing trend… Read More

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