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.

 Understanding the Ins and Outs of Swinger Parties

Posted: by Allison

Understanding the Ins and Outs of Swinger Parties

For a lot of modern day couples, opening up their relationship to others is becoming increasingly popular. While this is certainly not a new phenomenon, more than ever, couples are seeking group sex parties to spice up their relationships and explore their sexuality. But, before you can begin accepting payments from your swinging customers, you […]

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 Adult Bookstores and How They Factor into the Adult Industry

Posted: by Allison

Adult Bookstores and How They Factor into the Adult Industry

Adult bookstores serve many purposes to the patrons who visit them. Whether that be for a regular or to the random individual who decides to casually stroll in. Being a part of the industry holds a lot of weight with it. Beyond the sheer mass expansion the industry currently finds itself in, there are several […]

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 Understanding the World of Adult Streaming Services

Posted: by Allison

Understanding the World of Adult Streaming Services

Adult entertainment has a lot of different faces. Beyond physical services and products, the online presence of this industry has increased drastically over the years. Due to the nature of adult content, the web provides a more discreet, as well as widespread, way for consumers to access content. With the advent of webcams and heightened […]

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 How the Adult Industry Influences The Video Game Market

Posted: by Allison

How the Adult Industry Influences The Video Game Market

Without a doubt, video games are among the most popular pastimes. Millions of people around the world who own a smartphone, tablet, laptop, and desktop computer have at least one game installed on their device. In the US, over 150 million people play games and almost 65% of these individuals play every day. There are […]

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 Start your Adult Photography Business: Portfolio to Payment Processing

Posted: by Bronte

Start your Adult Photography Business: Portfolio to Payment Processing

Anything related to the adult industry is a commodity that consumers will pay a high price for. Whether that means selling tangible items, such as sex novelties, or access to exclusive content, a large group of people buy into this sector. There is one industry subset that doesn’t get a lot of attention, but is […]

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 What to Consider When Promoting Lubricants and Lotions

Posted: by Allison

What to Consider When Promoting Lubricants and Lotions

The adult entertainment industry is one of the largest industries in America, with markets estimated to be in the billions. With an expectation to only grow in the foreseeable future, the sex appeal is quite tangible. The most surprising reality of the adult industry is that the wealth truly is shared throughout all of the […]

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 Taking the Stigma and Confusion Out of The Business of Adult Toys

Posted: by Allison

Taking the Stigma and Confusion Out of The Business of Adult Toys

Generally speaking, the adult toy industry has a lot of stigma and misconceptions surrounding it. This includes the merchants who run businesses within. Preconceived notions limit the market by forcing consumers to only shop at designated sex shops or online. Although this reality is slowly beginning to change, for businesses in the industry, fighting misinformation […]

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 Acquiring an Adult Entertainment Merchant Account

Posted: by Allison

Acquiring an Adult Entertainment Merchant Account

Credit cards are used every day to pay for services rendered online. However, if you work in an industry deemed ‘adult,’ credit card processing can become a major hassle. From denial of services by industry leaders like PayPal and Stripe to dealing with seemingly unnecessary fees, obtaining your adult merchant account can be frustrating. This […]

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 Start Your Own Phone Sex Operator Business From Home

Posted: by Allison

Start Your Own Phone Sex Operator Business From Home

There are many different styles of adult phone operator companies such as single actress self-promotion, multi-actor businesses, and even dispatching operators. For this reason it can be difficult to see which type of phone sex operator company you may want to start from home. But luckily, as in any market within the adult entertainment industry, […]

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 Securing Strip Club Merchant Processing

Posted: by Bronte

Securing Strip Club Merchant Processing

Strip club, gentlemen’s club, adult exotic dance establishment, whatever you choose to call it, there are strong opinions surrounding this industry. Trouble with repair shops, local establishments, and even banks are not uncommon issues to deal with as an owner in this arena. Securing strip club merchant processing is no different. Because the adult industry […]

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