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.

 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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 Merchants Should Take Advantage of The CBD Beverage Trend

Posted: by Bronte

Merchants Should Take Advantage of The CBD Beverage Trend

As cannabis becomes legalized in the U.S. for medicine and recreation, the possibilities for its use are being explored. Pills, liquids, edibles, and beauty products are already being made, but the CBD beverage industry is now trying their hand. Infused drinks seem to be the logical next step, and securing the ability for CBD merchant […]

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 Understanding the Intricacies of Starting your CBD Wax Business

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Understanding the Intricacies of Starting your CBD Wax Business

As the hemp movement gains momentum, the options to consume it have grown to accommodate every type of user. Wax and the process of dabbing is one such mode of consumption that has gained a huge amount of traction in the last couple years. Along with that, many entrepreneurs have started their own CBD wax […]

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 Acquiring a Merchant Account for Your CBD Business

Posted: by Allison

Acquiring a Merchant Account for Your CBD Business

Navigating a CBD merchant account for credit card processing can be needlessly difficult for most who seek out a method to process incoming payments. Beyond the initial confusion that accompanies setting up a normal merchant account, individuals who sell CBD products are running the risk of being shut down by major payment processing companies. How […]

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 Here is The Scoop on CBD Products for Your Pets

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Here is The Scoop on CBD Products for Your Pets

With the expansion of CBD products in just about every market imaginable–it would make sense for the pet industry to finally jump on board, offering pet-friendly treats and products to pet owners everywhere. This deviation from human use is a significant one, with pet owners flocking to find all-natural alternatives that provide a number of […]

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 The Truth About CBD Tinctures: Are They Right For You?

Posted: by Bronte

The Truth About CBD Tinctures: Are They Right For You?

Tired of the controversy surrounding marijuana consumption? Maybe it is time to try CBD tinctures. They have quickly been developing into an accepted herbal medicine, but have actually been around for a long time. Now what benefits do they have and are they the best option for you? Let’s explore. First of all, what is […]

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