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.

 Beginners Guide: 7 Tips to Start Your Clothing Drop Shipping Business

Posted: by Bronte

Beginners Guide: 7 Tips to Start Your Clothing Drop Shipping Business

If you’re a self-starter looking for a side venture to start making additional income, a clothing drop shipping business may be right for you. In 2017, drop shipping sales made up about 23% of total online sales- which comes out to about $85.1 billion. And that number will only go up as drop shipping increases […]

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 Grow Your Drop Shipping Business Selling Pet Products

Posted: by Bronte

Grow Your Drop Shipping Business Selling Pet Products

Operating a business in the world of e-commerce can be fun and financially rewarding. Drop shipping is a great business model for those who own shops online and operate within the world wide web. In most recent years, the growth of drop shipping has risen drastically. The convenience of receiving nearly anything with a click […]

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 Your Drop Shipping Business Needs a Merchant Account: Why and How

Posted: by Bronte

Your Drop Shipping Business Needs a Merchant Account: Why and How

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably a new or prospective business owner in the drop shipping industry. Congratulations! You’re on your way to a new source of income. One of the most important aspects of any business is, of course, accepting customer payments. But because the drop shipping industry is high risk, finding a […]

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 How to Secure a Supplier for Your Drop Shipping Business

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How to Secure a Supplier for Your Drop Shipping Business

So you’ve decided to start a drop shipping business, what do you do next? Drop shipping is a great way to earn an additional stream of income, especially if you do not have the physical infrastructure to store the stock of a traditional store. Securing a supplier is one of the most important aspects to […]

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 Using Social Media to Market Your Online Drop Shipping Business

Posted: by Allison

Using Social Media to Market Your Online Drop Shipping Business

The shift in technology has revealed how influential social media networks can be in society. With 42% of the population using social media, it’s not difficult to see why. From influencing where we dine to the handyman we hire, social media platforms play a large role in the actions we take. Likewise, the internet has […]

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 5 Ways to Help Scale Your Drop Shipping Business

Posted: by Bronte

5 Ways to Help Scale Your Drop Shipping Business

The drop shipping business model has exploded, providing retailers with ways to make considerable income without high overhead costs. If you have already started a drop shipping business, your next step may be to scale up. Provide more items, sell more items, and have a larger distribution channel. This will lead to a few things […]

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 Starting an Online Business: Drop Shipping Phone Accessories

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Starting an Online Business: Drop Shipping Phone Accessories

Did you know that online sales were projected to reach more than $370 billion USD in 2017 alone? With the eCommerce space rapidly expanding due to the advent of smartphone technology and social media, it is no wonder that online businesses are becoming commonplace. Drop shipping specifically has become a go-to for online businesses to […]

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 Why Online Drop Shipping Businesses are High Risk

Posted: by Bronte

Why Online Drop Shipping Businesses are High Risk

In the world of online ecommerce businesses, drop shipping is a big part. Many online retailers have used drop shipping fulfillment methods to add more products to their site with little to no effort. In fact, over 30% of retail shops on line have switched to drop shipping as their primary fulfillment method. With very […]

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 5 Best Tips to Reduce Risk for Drop Shipping Merchants

Posted: by Bronte

5 Best Tips to Reduce Risk for Drop Shipping Merchants

Drop shipping is one of the fastest-growing online income opportunities for people looking to start a business. But for this high risk space, it is important that these businesses know the right steps to take in order to reduce risk. Many drop shippers end up in trouble due to merchant services fraud, a high chargeback […]

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 10 Steps to Starting a Successful Drop Shipping Business

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10 Steps to Starting a Successful Drop Shipping Business

Starting a successful drop shipping business not only requires the ability to offer high-quality products to online customers, but it also requires drop shipping merchant services. This ability minimizes the risk of missing out on revenue or losing your business operation altogether. By setting up your business correctly from the start and managing expectations, you […]

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