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.

Top Content

Reviewing our top content is the best place to begin when navigating business ownership for high risk, mid risk, and low risk businesses. Here, we strive to inform and give you the tools to grow your business- No matter if you’re a small company or a large enterprise.

What is an EIN Number? Everything You Need to Know

22 Product Ideas Worth Considering for Your Business in 2022

What is an FFL and How Can You Get a Federal Firearm License?

The Complete List of ACH Return Codes

Top 8 Accounting Software to Use in Your Business

How to Qualify for a Business Line of Credit: List of Requirements


Where To Start

Still figuring out where to start? We can help. If you’re just beginning a business, you may be wondering how to set yourself up for success. Well, we have tailored information to help you with your business plan, marketing initiatives, and go to market strategy.

What Are Merchant Services?

How to Accept Payments

What Is a Merchant Account?

Which Credit Card Reader is Right For You?

The Ultimate Guide to eCheck Payment Processing

How to Start a Business in 2022: 12 Steps to Success



What Are NAICS and SIC Codes?

NAICS codes and SIC codes both refer to classification systems used to categorize private and public sector businesses. Primarily used by the government and the…

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How to Start a Business in 2023: Everything You Need to Know

Starting a business is a thrilling leap into the unknown. It can lead to some of the most rewarding experiences in life. However, it can…

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What is a Payment Service Provider or PSP?

When you decide to start a new business, there are many details to figure out. From setting up a website to sourcing products to finding…

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What is an LLC and is it Right For Your Business?

It's natural for business owners to worry about liability. No matter the nature of your enterprise, there's something that can go wrong and result in…

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The Best Abandoned Cart Email Templates & Examples that Win Back Customers

When it comes to eCommerce businesses, shopping cart abandonment can feel like an epidemic. You’re almost at the finish line but, at the last minute,…

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What Are Terms of Use and Why Are They Crucial for Your Business?

In today's world, running a business usually entails maintaining a website for said business. It's essential to protect yourself, as well as your business's reputation,…

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How Can Level 2 & Level 3 Credit Card Processing Help Your Small Business?

If you’re looking for additional ways to save your business money and protect your business from fraud, you may have stumbled upon the term "level…

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18 U.S.C. 2257: What You Need to Know for Your Adult Business

As the owner of a business in the adult industry, it's crucial to stay informed about relevant laws. Doing so ensures your business is legally…

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Are Credit Card Processing Fees Tax Deductible? What You Need to Know

These days, credit card processing fees are simply the cost of doing business. However, the impact of credit card processing fees on your tax liability…

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Is Square a Good Option for Your Business? Fees, Alternatives, and More

As a business owner, you’re probably familiar with Square, a payment processing platform targeted toward new and small businesses. Square credit card processing makes it…

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