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



What is Working Capital?

Working capital is one of the most important metrics for any business. It's a measure of how much money you have available to use on…

working capital

What is a Liability?

If you've ever reviewed accounting documents for your business, chances are you've asked yourself "What is a liability?" and wondered if you had any. When…

what is a liability

What is an Acceleration Clause?

If you're looking for funding options or a business loan, you may come across what's called an acceleration clause. This is a vital part of…

acceleration clause

ACH vs EFT: Is There a Difference?

If you're interested in processing electronic payments, you may be wondering about the differences between ACH vs EFT. The truth of the matter is electronic…

ach vs eft

ACH Fees: The Costs Behind Check Processing

If you use payment processing services, you need to find out more about automated clearing house fees, or ACH fees. These charges are minimal as…

ach fees

What are EFT Payments? Everything You Need to Know

EFT payments have revolutionized the way people pay for things. While we regularly use EFT payments for making deposits, receiving payments, or for direct deposits,…

eft payment

Understanding Your Business Balance Sheet

If you're looking to understand the basics of accounting, it starts with your business's balance sheet. An SBA study found that 50% of businesses don’t…

balance sheet

10 Tips to Increase Sales and Drive Profits

In today's ultra-competitive market, you may be looking for ideas on how to increase sales. Sales are a direct line to profit and can make…

how to increase sales

How to Start a CBD Business: Navigating the CBD Industry

If you're wondering how to start a CBD business, you're not alone. The CBD industry has exploded in growth in recent years, sparking interest in…

how to start a cbd business

Understanding AAA Bonds

If you're looking to get a better understanding of investments or explore bonds, you may come across a term known as AAA bonds. Bonds can…

aaa bonds
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