Credit Card Processing, Medical and Dental

Credit Card Processing for Pharmaceuticals

If you’re running a business that sells a medication, product, or supplement that makes a health claim or treats an illness, you’re in ‘pharmaceuticals.’ In this explanation of high risk merchant accounts for pharmaceuticals, we’ll explain the various categories involved and help you determine the right credit card processing solution for your business. Why are…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

Pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and the more nebulous “pseudo-pharmaceuticals” are all considered high-risk sales in credit card processing.

Read the full article

Credit Card Processing

Credit Card Processing for Travel Agencies

One reason for that is the higher-than-average chargeback rates. Not to worry. Even as a high risk business, it’s still possible to secure a merchant account to accept credit cards. Here’s what you need to know as an agency, tour operator, cruise business, or other travel company. Why is travel a high-risk industry? Travel Agent…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

When most people think of “high risk” credit card processing, they think of gambling, firearms, tobacco, and similar industries. But travel agencies also typically fall under “high risk.”

Read the full article

Credit Card Processing

Credit Card Processing for Gambling and Fantasy Sports

The rise of fantasy sports adds another layer of complexity, as lawmakers and fantasy sports businesses argue over whether the activity is truly “gambling.” However, if you run a casino, online gambling site, or fantasy sports site, be aware that you’ll be considered “high risk” when it comes to credit card processing. High Risk Merchant…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

Gambling of any form has a murky history in the United States. Legal in some locations and not in others, it creates a challenge for credit card processors.

Read the full article

Credit Card Processing, Medical and Dental

Credit Card Processing for Dental Practices

As a dentist, orthodontist, oral surgeon, or dental professional, you know that accepting credit and debit cards is convenient for patients and can help eliminate the frustrations of sending invoices to collect payment. But many practices overpay for credit card processing, either by choosing practice management systems that lock them into higher rates or not…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

Learn how to navigate the processing maze to secure the most competitive pricing and solution for your practice.

Read the full article

Credit Card Processing

Credit Card Processing for Tech Support Businesses

Fortunately, legitimate tech support businesses can still secure merchant accounts to accept credit cards. You’ll just need to work with a “high risk” credit card processor that permits tech support businesses. Types of Tech Support Why is tech support considered high risk? Mitigating Risk for Card-Not-Present Transactions Merchant Accounts for Tech Support Businesses Finding a…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

Some people are surprised that tech support businesses are considered high risk. But when you factor in the ease of scamming consumers, high chargebacks, and over-the-phone or internet transactions, it makes more sense.

Read the full article

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…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

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

Read the full article

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…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

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

Read the full article

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…

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn

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.

Read the full article