The PaymentCloud Blog

Our merchants are important to us, that’s why we go out of our way to educate and inform them on the ins and outs of the payment processing industry. We understand merchant services can be a confusing space for new businesses (and old companies too!). So please continue reading for an insightful blog on the industries we serve best.

Top Content

Reviewing our top content is the best place to begin when navigating business ownership for high risk, mid risk, and low risk businesses. Here, we strive to inform and give you the tools to grow your business- No matter if you’re a small company or a large enterprise.

What Is a High-Risk Merchant Account?

Top 10 Online Shopping Cart Solutions

How to Get the Cheapest Credit Card Processing & Lower Fees

Using Venmo for Business: Is It a Good Idea?

What is an FFL and How Can You Get a Federal Firearm License?

The Complete List of ACH Return Codes



Where To Start

Still figuring out where to start? We can help. If you’re just beginning a business, you may be wondering how to set yourself up for success. Well, we have tailored information to help you with your business plan, marketing initiatives, and go to market strategy.

What Are Merchant Services?

How to Accept Payments

What Is a Merchant Account?

Which Credit Card Reader is Right For You?

The Ultimate Guide to eCheck Payment Processing

How to Start a Business in 2024: 12 Steps to Success



Unmasking Shopify Scams: How to Spot and Prevent Them

With the recent surge of online shopping sites, eCommerce fraud is rapidly rising. In 2022, various scams involving platforms like Shopify cost businesses about $41…

A person in a hoodie performing a scam online

What Is Payment Processing & How Does It Work? The Ultimate Guide

At its core, payment processing involves executing financial transactions between a customer and a business. It enables various payment methods, ensuring security and ultimately facilitating…

A credit card being used at a payment processing terminal.

Boosting Your Bottom Line: Expert Tips for Selling on Shopify

Used in over 175 countries and hosting 62% of eCommerce stores in the United States, Shopify can justifiably be called an eCommerce giant [footnote]enterpriseappstoday. “Shopify…

Little shopping cart filled with items bought from selling on shopify in front of laptop

Cash App Business Account Fees: What Charges Should You Expect?

Mobile payment platforms are cost-effective for small and medium-sized businesses to accept customer payments. However, it’s important to weigh every aspect of a payment service…

A hand holding multiple five dollar bills over a calculator to determine Cash App business account fees.

Your Guide To Reconnecting Authorize.Net With Shopify

Shopify's Latest 2024 Update: What It Means For You In the near future, will only be compatible with Shopify checkout through the use of…

Braintree vs PayPal: A Detailed Comparison

Introduction to Braintree and PayPal Braintree and PayPal are payment service providers that allow customers worldwide to accept credit and debit card payments in various…

Toast POS System Review: Features, Pricing, & More

You can't run a successful business in restaurant management without a reliable point-of-sale (POS) system. Enter Toast POS — a solution designed to meet the…

A piece of toast representing a Toast POS system.

Navigating the Ins and Outs of Tax Law While Using Venmo: What You Need to Know

Roughly one in five Americans—62.8 million users, or 22.3% of the population—use Venmo [footnote] Oberlo. "How Many People Use Venmo (2023-2027)." Accessed on May 21,…

This woman is reading about Venmo tax law on her phone before she makes a purchase.

Visa's Monitoring Programs: An Essential Guide to VDMP & VFMP

Chargebacks and fraud pose significant challenges for merchants worldwide. However, Visa, a major card network, offers the Visa Dispute Monitoring Program (VDMP) and the Visa…

A judge refuses a credit card due to the Visa Chargeback Monitoring Program.

Is Cash App Safe? Securities and Safeguards Explained

Cash App is one of the most prominent payment platforms due to its intuitive user interface and instant transfers. But is Cash App safe? Like…

A hand holding a phone showing their P2P app used for sending money.
close icon


By submitting this form, you consent to our terms

VeriSign Secured

Your information will not be distributed