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 a High-Risk Merchant Account?

Top 10 Online Shopping Cart Solutions

How to Get the Cheapest Credit Card Processing & Lower Fees

Using Venmo for Business: Is It a Good Idea?

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

The Complete List of ACH Return Codes

 

 

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 2024: 12 Steps to Success

 

 

22 Product Ideas Worth Considering for Your Business in 2024

Whether you're starting an eCommerce business or already run one, you may be on the hunt for some winning product ideas. In fact, one of…

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Understanding the 5 Basic Accounting Principles

If you want to keep your financial records accurate and organized, it's important to follow basic accounting principles. You could own any type of business…

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Business Forecasting: The Planning Strategy Your Business Needs

If you want to secure the continued success of your business, it's important that you practice business forecasting. Successful organizations have a lot of time…

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How Does Wireless Credit Card Processing Work?

Merchants and their businesses have been transformed by the advent of wireless credit card processing. In the last year, more consumers are looking to pay…

wireless credit card processing

What is a CPA: What Does a Certified Public Accountant Do?

If you've ever curiously Googled "What is a CPA?" when researching accounting information, you're not alone. Many are confused over the difference between a regular…

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Accounting Equation: What You Need to Know for Your Small Business

An accounting equation is a tool businesses of all sizes must use to help keep a handle on their financial health. Even if you have…

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Profit Margin Formula: How to Calculate It

A business measures its earnings by its profit margin, which it can calculate with the profit margin formula. Unfortunately, you cannot measure your earnings by…

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What is a CDFI?

If you're looking for business funding, you may come across the term CDFI in your research. For people who come from a low-income or otherwise…

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What is an Asset?

When you are looking into business funding options, you may ask yourself the question "what is an asset?" and wonder if you currently have any…

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Understanding How Cash Flow Works

If you run a business, you need a healthy cash flow to maintain your operations. But what is cash flow? Cash flow is vital to…

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