Credit Card Processing

Credit Card Processing for Vape and Tobacco Shops

If you’re looking for credit card processing for an e-cigarette business or tobacco shop, it’s important to know your options. In this article, we’ll go over the difference between high risk and low risk smoke shops and how to find a processor no matter what kind of business you run. Vape Shops / E-cigarettes Tobacco…

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Vape shops and traditional tobacco smoke shops often run into challenges when applying for merchant accounts.

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Credit Card Processing

Adult Entertainment Merchant Accounts

It’s true that you’ll want to look for a high risk credit card processor that specifically supports your industry. But the good news is that there are many processing companies willing to serve adult-oriented businesses. Before we get to the specifics of adult entertainment merchant accounts, let’s start with a quick overview of credit card…

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Just because adult entertainment and services are considered “high risk” in credit card processing doesn’t mean that you don’t have options.

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ecommerce

Spreedly – One API, Many Options

In this Spreedly review, we’ll look at how it works, costs, and if it makes sense for small businesses. What is an API? What is a gateway? About Spreedly Card Storage Vault Businesses That Could Benefit from Spreedly International Sales Platforms Connecting to Multiple Sellers Related Third-Party Services Businesses That Want a Failsafe How much…

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Offering one API that connects to multiple gateways or third-party services, Spreedly provides options for businesses that want to minimize time spent adding and managing APIs.

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Accounting and Finance, Credit Card Processing

Verosa for QuickBooks Integration

Businesses can take payments through the terminal and post them automatically to QuickBooks. Verosa’s payment terminals allow customers to swipe cards via most USB card readers. Be sure to check out our post on integrating with QuickBooks. QuickBooks Compatibility Single and Multi-User QuickBooks Multiple QuickBooks Company Files Payment Terminal Installation Verosa Benefits Customer Opinion The…

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No matter their size, merchants want the most economical way to process customer credit cards. Verosa, based in Vancouver, Washington, hosts a payment terminal specifically for QuickBooks®.

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Restaurants and Bars

Using Suggested Gratuity in Your POS System

As you know, tipping is the act of leaving a monetary bonus to reward waitstaff for a job well done. The amount a customer chooses to leave as a tip is typically a percentage of the overall bill. While not required, tipping is strongly encouraged in most — if not all —  restaurants in The…

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In American restaurants, tipping culture reigns supreme. Some POS systems allow your restaurant to suggest gratuities, streamlining the process.

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Credit Card Processing

Visa Zero Floor Limit Fee

The fee basically acts as a penalty for submitting a transaction for settlement without first submitting it for proper authorization. As of 2018, Visa sets the zero floor limit fee at $0.20. Visa Assessment Fees The Zero Floor Limit Fee Finding the Fee on Your Statement Lowering Visa Costs at Your Business Visa Assessment Fees…

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The Zero Floor Limit fee applies to transactions without a previously approved authorization.

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Credit Card Processing

Visa’s Zero Dollar Verification Fee

When you properly verify information, the zero dollar verification fee will apply and the misuse of authorization fee will not. Visa Assessments The Zero Dollar Verification Fee Information You Can Verify Locating the Fee on Statements Lowering Costs to Take Credit Cards Comparing Markups Visa Assessments When you accept Visa cards at your business, Visa…

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The Zero Dollar Verification Fee is a small charge (called an assessment) that Visa imposes when your business verifies cardholder information without actually charging the card.

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Credit Card Processing

How to Use the CardFellow Code to Compare Processors

How often do you get calls and visits from processing reps promising to save you money? Daily? Weekly? These reps use a number of tactics to get you doubting your current processing solution. They may tell you that they can save you money, or that a new law means you’re now eligible for better rates,…

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The CardFellow Code is a handy feature we offer to help you keep pesky salespeople at bay while ensuring you can still find out if they’re really offering a better deal.

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