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 an EIN Number? Everything You Need to Know

22 Product Ideas Worth Considering for Your Business in 2022

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

The Complete List of ACH Return Codes

Top 8 Accounting Software to Use in Your Business

How to Qualify for a Business Line of Credit: List of Requirements


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 2022: 12 Steps to Success



HubSpot and Stripe Integration: Benefits and Use Cases

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital marketing and sales, the ability for various tools and online platforms to connect becomes crucial for a smooth and…

Two puzzle pieces coming together to symbolize the HubSpot and Stripe Integration

Stripe Test Credit Card Numbers: Comprehensive List for 2023

More than 1.1 million eCommerce websites use Stripe worldwide, with many employing Stripe test cards to guarantee uninterrupted transactions. [footnote]Finmasters. "15+ Stripe Statistics for 2023:…

Stripe test credit cards

What Is an SS4 Form? Everything You Need to Know

IRS Form SS-4 is a key document when establishing your business's legal and financial foundation, as it is used to register your business for an…

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How to Get an EIN Number for Your Business

Getting an EIN is a necessary step when starting any business entity. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assigns this unique nine-digit number as an identifier…

Tax tools on a yellow background that a merchant will use to get EIN.

Integrating ClickFunnels and Stripe: A Simplified Guide

ClickFunnels offers a ton of features for merchants looking to establish an online presence, one notable option being integration with Stripe. As an eCommerce giant,…

A businessman putting together two puzzle pieces symbolizing stripe and clickfunnels integrating.

How to Integrate Stripe with WordPress: A Comprehensive Guide

As a payment facilitator, Stripe provides payment gateway integration for merchants through different platforms, including WordPress. A payment facilitator is a company that offers the…

A person selling online through WordPress and Stripe integrations.

Stripe Capital Review: Does Stripe Offer Loans?

If your business needs a financial boost, Stripe Capital loans might be the exact solution you're looking for. Unlike traditional business loans, there's no application…

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Shopify POS vs Clover: Which Is Best For Your Business?

A POS system tailor-made for your business can optimize operations and enhance the customer experience. Shopify POS and Clover stand out as two industry-leading giants,…

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Clover Go Card Reader Review for 2023: Features, Pricing, and More

As far as modern POS solutions go, the Clover Go card reader is a stand-out option for on-the-go business owners. This mobile device supports payments…

A person using a Clover Go payment processing device.

Top 10 Stripe Alternatives and Competitors in 2023

While Stripe has gained significant popularity in the payment industry, it may not be the best platform for every business in every circumstance. Many Stripe…

A customer using their credit card on a stripe alternative payment processor.
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