Hacking Targets Small Businesses

Hackers Target Small Businesses

Posted on 26 August, 2016

Hackers consider small businesses ripe targets for their brand of thievery. It comes down to the simple fact that small businesses don’t have the resources, or don’t think they do, to defend themselves against hacking. In turn, businesses don’t bother to take advantage of what’s available to them at little to no cost to keep […]

Getting a Merchant Account Even With Bad Credit

Getting a Merchant Account Even With Bad Credit

Posted on 25 August, 2016

One of the first things to do, when you establish a new business, is to apply for a merchant account to accept credit cards. However, it might be hard to get a merchant account if your personal credit score is low. What can you do if this is the case? Here are a few possible solutions. […]

Get Your Business Booming With Pokémon Go

Get Your Business Booming With Pokémon Go

Posted on 23 August, 2016

Since the beginning of July, people around the world have been buzzing about the Pokémon Go app. Although it’s not completely original in its concept, fans and critics alike are hailing the game for the way it makes people get on the move. As you’ll soon see, it could also be something that makes your […]

Customer Data Can Make or Break E-Commerce

Customer Data Can Make or Break E-Commerce

Posted on 22 August, 2016

According to RBR London, e-commerce spending is expected to double over the next five years. By 2020, it should reach $5 trillion. To be successful, e-commerce businesses must have a high-risk merchant account to handle credit card transactions, and they must also collect customer data and use it effectively. Take a look at the challenges […]

Communication Is Key With a Subscription-Based Business

Communication Is Key With a Subscription-Based Business

Posted on 19 August, 2016

Customer satisfaction is something to strive for in any business, but that’s especially true if you have a high-risk merchant account for a subscription-based service or product. Fortunately, you have a tool at your disposal to help you keep customers happy — excellent communication. Keep reading to learn some tips on how to communicate effectively […]

Why Processing Fees Increase

Why Processing Fees Increase

Posted on 16 August, 2016

Finding a good largest credit card processor requires careful research, because if you choose the wrong processor, you can end up paying much higher fees than those charged by another company. There are many providers out there, and most can increase your processing fees overnight. Here are some of the reasons why this can happen […]

When to Find a New Merchant Account

When to Find a New Merchant Account

Posted on 15 August, 2016

Eventually, items like changes in terms or sudden increases in fees might have you wanting to switch from your current merchant account to a better one. Even without any particular problems, once you start to look into the details of your current account, you might find better options elsewhere. Here are some of the factors […]

Is There an Acceptable Level of Chargebacks?

Is There an Acceptable Level of Chargebacks?

Posted on 12 August, 2016

The major credit card companies watch for the number of chargebacks businesses have each month. Using this information and other data, the credit card issuers consider the level of risk that comes from doing business with each merchant. While having no chargebacks is ideal, credit card companies understand that a minimal number of chargebacks is inevitable. For high-risk […]

Explaining Electronic Check Processing

Explaining Electronic Check Processing

Posted on 11 August, 2016

In a consumer marketplace where credit and debit card usage is on the rise, businesses need to be able to accept plastic as a form of payment. However, a lesser-used option is electronic check, or e-check, processing. Business owners who have high-risk merchant account services may want to allow customers to expand their payment options […]

Understanding Chargeback Reason Codes

Understanding Chargeback Reason Codes

Posted on 10 August, 2016

Every chargeback occurs for a reason, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out what that reason is. To make sure that your business runs smoothly, you should understand the reasons behind chargebacks and know how to fix the problem right away. Credit card companies such as MasterCard and Visa use reason codes to display the reason for a chargeback. The codes […]

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