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.

 Cash Discount vs Surcharge Program: What You Need to Know

Posted: by Allison

Cash Discount vs Surcharge Program: What You Need to Know

The rising popularity of legal cash discount and surcharge programs, it’s obvious why many business owners find this tactic appealing. And while offering credit card payments in your business seems like a no-brainer, the convenience of getting a merchant account for this perk comes at a cost. Credit card processors charge fees for each transaction […]

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 Ultimate 2020 Guide: Credit Card Processing Fees Explained

Posted: by Allison

Ultimate 2020 Guide: Credit Card Processing Fees Explained

To run a business in today’s world, it’s inevitable that you will need to pay credit card processing fees for your merchant account to function. This is true for starting an online business from the ground up or simply expanding your brick and mortar store. There is no standard model for a credit card processing […]

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 5 Ways To Check If Your Restaurant is Paying too Much in Transaction Fees

Posted: by Bronte

5 Ways To Check If Your Restaurant is Paying too Much in Transaction Fees

In 2019, there were over 700,000 restaurants in the United States. For this reason, running a restaurant is a challenge. It is very competitive and capital intensive. In this industry, restaurant management must be very focused on employee productivity, process improvement, and ways to control and cut costs in a restaurant. The majority of revenue […]

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