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 a Micro Business? Everything You Need to Know

Thousands of new businesses open in the United States every single day, many of which are micro businesses. This kind of business, also called a…

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How to Start an eCommerce Business in 2024: The Ultimate Guide

Starting your own eCommerce business has never been easier. With the myriad of platforms available, you can start your own store with little to no…

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TIN vs EIN: The Vital Differences You Need to Know

If you're wondering about how your personal taxes and business taxes differ, it's important to understand the differences between EIN and TIN. Used by the…

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The 10 Best Online Shopping Cart Solutions for Small Businesses

Online shopping is a billion-dollar industry and with the wide variety of online stores available, it can be hard to decide where to spend your…

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Understanding Installment Loans for Your Small Business

If you're looking for a way to borrow money for your business without suffering through high interest and credit card rates, installment loans could be…

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What Is an EIN Number? Everything You Need to Know

So you want to start a business. If you’ve been looking into the process of starting a business in the United States, you may have…

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Navigating Accounts Payable vs Accounts Receivable

If you're trying to get a handle on your business's accounting strategy, it's important to understand accounts payable vs accounts receivable. While these two terms…

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How to Sell CBD Online: The Ultimate Business Guide

If you're looking to sell CBD online, it can be tricky to know where to start. Most tier-one banks and payment processors will consider CBD…

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What Is a Bridge Loan?

If you're looking for quick financial assistance to help you get by until you receive funding, you may consider a bridge loan. Bridge loans are…

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Invoice Factoring for Your Small Business

If you are a small business experiencing rapid growth or are maxed out on your credit, you might consider invoice factoring. This type of financing…

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