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!