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Category: payment-processing

09 June 2022

Colin Driscoll

Payment Processing Companies

If you’re a business owner, you may have noticed many different ways to accept payments online. You can choose from various payment processing companies and payment gateways, each with advantages and disadvantages. Payment processing companies offer merchants a wide range of services, including credit card processing, check capture, and e-commerce solutions. These companies are experts …

03 May 2022

Colin Driscoll

A Guide to Integrated Payment Processing

Today, about 76% of U.S. adults shop online. Whether your store is on or offline, it’s essential to have software to take payments. Integrated payments are the idea of combining your payments with software. Some common examples of this are a POS system or an EHR system. What does not having payment processing entail for …

28 February 2022

Colin Driscoll

Can Restaurants Charge Credit Card Fees?

It’s not just the cost of a meal going up these days. As a consumer, you may notice an extra charge when you pay your bill. Some restaurants are implementing a surcharge to offset the cost of credit cards. The price of paying with your credit card at some restaurants has also increased, and it’s …

14 February 2022

Colin Driscoll

How Does Credit Card Processing for Businesses Work?

How does credit card processing for businesses work? We break down the basics in this can’t-miss guide for business owners. How Does Credit Card Processing Work? Did you know that Americans own almost 520 million credit card accounts? Yep, and those accounts are responsible for up to about 4 trillion dollars in spending every year. …

06 February 2022

Colin Driscoll

Credit Card Processing: What You Need to Know About Credit Card Processing Companies

66 percent of in-person sales transactions are processed with a credit card. It’s more important than ever for companies, especially small businesses, to have a way to process credit cards. There are a lot of credit card processing companies, so be sure to know what to look for. Nearly 55 percent of small businesses do …

24 January 2022

Colin Driscoll

Which credit card processing is cheapest for small businesses?

When finding the cheapest credit card processing service, you should consider the features, monthly fees, rate, and ease of use. For small businesses that process $5,000 and below, a company should charge a flat rate on all transactions. If your business processes over $5,000 per month, you need a service that charges low annual fees …

13 December 2021

Colin Driscoll

Card Not Present Transactions: What You Need to Know

Card-not-present transactions are a form of payment where the cardholder is not physically present when completing the transaction. This payment type is popular with online retailers, including for high ticket business types. Most card-not-present transactions are made on an online platform, which means that the buyer sends their credit card information to the retailer through …

21 November 2021

Colin Driscoll

Card Processing Companies UK

Credit card companies or merchant service providers either supply aggregated or dedicated merchant account services. Aggregated merchant accounts will pool funds from different industries into one statement only to be refined while dedicated merchant accounts are chartered for your funds only. The best credit card processing companies UK are the following: Worldpay Worldpay is the …

16 November 2021

Colin Driscoll

Square vs QuickBooks

As an e-commerce business owner, you’re probably familiar with all the steps necessary to get your business up and running. You may even be starting to think about which tools you need to keep track of your income and expenses, ensuring that you are prepared for taxes at the end of the year. If so, …

02 November 2021

Andy Roth

Squareup

Square is a credit card payment processor for start-up businesses because it offers flat rate point-of-sale technology, and add-on options that broaden your business’s potential. The majority of the customers that utilize their offerings are small enterprises, and many of those are just getting started. If you are processing less than $1k/month, it may make …