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.

 Learning About The Business of Adult Magazines

Posted: by Allison

Learning About The Business of Adult Magazines

The adult entertainment industry has a widespread reach in terms of the markets that branch out from the general industry. And with each market comes a strong following of consumers. One of the more traditional markets of adult goods and services is magazines and print publications. The History of Adult Magazines Adult publications have been […]

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 The Surprising World of Adult Sex Education Courses

Posted: by Allison

The Surprising World of Adult Sex Education Courses

When thinking about sex ed it’s easy to dwell on previous definitions such as the awkward teen years. These were confusing times before adding often-inadequate forms of sex education. For many, the sex ed in their younger days did not exactly answer all of their questions concerning sex and reproductive health. Enter adult education courses. […]

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 Ensuring the Success of your Adult Fetish Merchant Account

Posted: by Bronte

Ensuring the Success of your Adult Fetish Merchant Account

According to estimates, the adult toy market may reach more than $29 billion by the year 2020. The ability to sell in store and online is pertinent for the success of these businesses. Unfortunately, because of the industry type, adult fetish merchant accounts are harder to get approved for. Acquiring banks flag accounts as high […]

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 What to Consider Before Finding a Lingerie Merchant Account

Posted: by Bronte

What to Consider Before Finding a Lingerie Merchant Account

Beautiful undergarments = super confidence, it is tested and proven. And with the global lingerie market expecting to grow to nearly $60 billion by 2024, it seems like a no-brainer to explore that sector. As with any new business, drawing attention to your brand and selling consumers is difficult. Particularly in the undergarment industry, because […]

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 Adult Novelties: The Love/Hate Merchant Processing Relationship

Posted: by Bronte

Adult Novelties: The Love/Hate Merchant Processing Relationship

The term “adult novelties” is a generic name for a colorful category of devices and instruments used before or during sex. Types of products include toys, lingerie, edible clothing, chains, whips, masks and so much more. The risque novelty industry has seen unprecedented growth within the last few years. Coming along with that popularity is […]

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 How to Process Credit Cards Online for your Adult-Related Business

Posted: by Bronte

How to Process Credit Cards Online for your Adult-Related Business

The adult industry is one of the largest and most lucrative industries to be involved in. From dating and educational sites to porn and novelties, this sector is well-rounded and yet comes with inherent risks. Finding an account which will allow you to process credit card transactions is nearly impossible because of the acquiring bank. […]

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 Subscription and Adult Industries Connect Through Payments

Posted: by Bronte

Subscription and Adult Industries Connect Through Payments

Subscription box services are the way of the future. Many companies, already selling straight to the consumer, are adopting this model as a way to capitalize on the trend. The predictability and automation make it an easy choice to pursue. But due to consumer behavior, this business style struggles to find online credit card solutions. […]

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