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.

 Attracting Customers Through Credit Card Processing for Bail Bonds Services

Posted: by Allison

Attracting Customers Through Credit Card Processing for Bail Bonds Services

Bail bonds companies help clients enjoy their freedom if they’re facing criminal charges in a court of law. By providing money to the court system on behalf of their clients, a bail bondsman assists individuals who cannot afford their own bail money. In return, clients provide a down payment or collateral. Clients will also pay […]

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 How to Determine Your Organization’s Business Structure

Posted: by Allison

How to Determine Your Organization’s Business Structure

You’ve come up with a brilliant business idea and after some adjustments, you’re finally ready to make it official. It’s time to submit the final paperwork and take the world by storm. That’s when you hit a wall; what legal structure do you use? You’ve come to find that it’s not necessarily an obvious or […]

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 Your Guide to Get a Merchant Account for Your Fantasy Sports Betting Business

Posted: by Bronte

Your Guide to Get a Merchant Account for Your Fantasy Sports Betting Business

Fantasy sports is one of America’s favorite pastimes. While fantasy gaming has been popular with sports fans for decades, there are now numerous companies offering cash incentives and betting opportunities through their fantasy sports betting merchant accounts. The industry has exploded in popularity in the United States with over 45 million annual participants in the […]

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 How to Build a Winning Social Media Marketing Strategy

Posted: by Allison

How to Build a Winning Social Media Marketing Strategy

Whether you’re a new or seasoned business owner, you’ve likely heard of social media marketing. The big question that surrounds social media marketing is: How do I use it effectively to market my business? Worry not, because we’ve put together a helpful guide that will tell you exactly what you’ll gain from social media and […]

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 Why Your Business Needs ACH Payment Processing Now More Than Ever

Posted: by Allison

Why Your Business Needs ACH Payment Processing Now More Than Ever

Many businesses accept credit and debit cards in addition to checks and cash as payment for goods or services. While this is convenient for customers, the cost of processing credit card transactions can add up over time for the business. Additionally, checks present a whole other set of issues and can be a headache to […]

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 3 Steps to Simplify Your Shopping Cart Checkout

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3 Steps to Simplify Your Shopping Cart Checkout

Online shoppers look forward to an easy and convenient shopping experience when browsing the Internet and online stores. But if this is the case, why do so many shoppers end up abandoning their carts prior to checkout? This has been studied in length and there are many reasons why this may happen during the shopping […]

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 How to Prevent eCommerce Retail Fraud & Protect Your Business

Posted: by Bronte

How to Prevent eCommerce Retail Fraud & Protect Your Business

There has been a surge in online shopping since ecommerce merchants have become more common in everyday life. And while online payment processing is essential to accessible shopping, online and anonymous shopping capabilities have also caused a spike in ecommerce fraud. Also called online retail fraud, ecommerce fraud occurs when online purchases are made through fraudulent […]

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 How To Protect Your Business Against Credit Card Chargebacks

Posted: by Bronte

How To Protect Your Business Against Credit Card Chargebacks

When owning a business, accepting payments is important, but protecting those payments from credit card chargebacks is essential. Unfortunately, when enabling credit card payments, you are at a higher risk, than cash or debit, for chargebacks. This is why optimizing for chargeback protection is important and reflects on the health of your business. Learn how […]

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 Tips to Launch an eCommerce Site from Your Brick and Mortar Store

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Tips to Launch an eCommerce Site from Your Brick and Mortar Store

Are you interested in expanding your brick and mortar business by selling online? Many shop owners are excited and anxious about founding an ecommerce site. It has the potential to increase your revenue exponentially and so should be handled with care. This article will provide tips to help you launch your ecommerce site online as […]

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 Why is High Risk Payment Processing Necessary for Airlines?

Posted: by Bronte

Why is High Risk Payment Processing Necessary for Airlines?

According to the Bureau of Transportation in 2019, United States airlines carried nearly 926 million passengers – more than ever seen in the years before. However, in March of 2020, the United States carriers alone saw their air travel demand decreased by 36% from that of the previous year due to the unexpected COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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