Merchant Services 101 eBook

You own a business and now you need to accept credit card payments. Do you know the process (ins and outs) for getting a merchant account?

It might seem like an easy process until you start and find there are many questions along the way. These are the “unknown unknowns” of business.

We have assembled this guide, as a starting point, to answer some of the top questions we hear every day about payment processing and the journey to getting a merchant account. Broken into four parts, our guide will cover the basics, rates and fees, security and more.

Key topics we addressed in this guide:

  • Understanding credit card processing and ACH
  • Industries considered high risk
  • Explanation of cash discounts
  • Understanding pricing programs
  • What is PCI compliance
  • Other risk factors
  • Payment gateways
  • And more!

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    What Can We Help You With?
    Credit Card Processing
    ACH Processing
    POS Solution
    eCommerce/Gateway
    Cash Discount
    Other
    Monthly Processing Volume
    $50,000 or Less
    $51,000 to $250,000
    $250,000 or More
    Industry
    Accounting/Bookkeeping
    Advertising
    Amusement & Entertainment
    Automotive
    Bars
    Business Services
    Car Sales
    Charity/Donations
    Clothing & Accessories
    Construction
    Contracted Services
    Debt Consolidation
    Direct Marketing
    Education
    Firearms & Ammunition
    Government Services
    Home & Garden
    Lending/Capital
    Liquor Stores
    Marketing
    Medical
    Miscellaneous Stores
    Personal Services
    Professional Services
    Tax Services
    Rent/Real Estate
    Repair
    Restaurants
    Retail Store
    Telecom
    Transportation
    Utilities
    Wholesale
    Other
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