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 an Electronic Check? The Ultimate Guide to eCheck Payment Processing

While “electronic check” may sound like an ‘80s rock band, it is actually a form of payment processing. Chances are you’re familiar with traditional check…

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5 Tips for a Killer Operational Strategy

Operational strategy is probably the last thing on your mind when starting a business. From marketing, sales, human resources, and supply chains, there are many…

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments: The Complete Guide for 2024

In the modern business world, accepting credit card payments is a must. Today's consumers use credit or debit cards more than ever. In fact, research…

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Product Sourcing: Everything You Need to Know for Your eCommerce Business

Product sourcing for your business that not only fulfills your niche but also satisfies your consumers is no small task. It's also something that many…

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5 Steps to Ensure Safe Online Shopping for Your Customers

When customers are looking to make a purchase online they expect a safe online shopping experience. The number of users who purchase via eCommerce is…

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Guide to Online Reputation Management: Tips for Your Small Business Owners

Your small business reputation management online is crucial to the success of your business. In modern times, consumers will use the power of the internet…

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5 Tips for Small Business Financial Planning and Budgeting

Small business financial planning and creating effective budgeting strategies are no easy tasks. Small margins or inconsistent and seasonal work makes typical financial planning strategies…

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Cash Discount vs Surcharge Program: What You Need to Know

With the rising popularity of legal cash discount and surcharge programs, it's obvious why many business owners find this tactic appealing. And while offering credit…

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The Complete Guide to Effective Paid Search Breakdown

Like all business ventures, advertising has changed dramatically with the growth of online paid search. Now, it’s also much more complex. Back in the day,…

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Your Guide to Start a Business Selling Ammunition Online

No other industry is measured so closely or emotionally as selling ammunition. Any and all products in this space, even remotely linked to the firearms…

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