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



How to Become a Sex Therapist or Certified Coach: What You Should Know

Sex therapy and coaching are two practices not often openly talked about. Unfortunately, This is mainly due to the current climate in the U.S. which…

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Understanding the Ins and Outs of Swinger Parties

For a lot of modern day couples, opening up their relationship to others is becoming increasingly popular. While this is certainly not a new phenomenon,…

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Adult Bookstores and How They Factor into the Adult Industry

Adult bookstores serve many purposes to the patrons who visit them. Whether that be for a regular or to the random individual who decides to…

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Brainstorming Ideas for Beginning a Subscription Business

In less than a decade, the subscription business model has become increasingly popular and successful in a variety of markets and industries. In recent years,…

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Start your Adult Photography Business: Portfolio to Payment Processing

Anything related to the adult industry is a commodity that consumers will pay a high price for. Whether that means selling tangible items, such as…

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The 2024 Guide to Starting an Online Subscription Service

Subscriptions are turning boxes into profit for both entrepreneurs and businesses. Over the past five years, there has been an over 100% increase in online traffic…

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Turn Negative Option Billing into a Subscription Positive

Subscription services have received a fair amount of press, both good and bad, concerning best business practices. Confusing small print, faulty customer service, and complex…

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Modern Subscription Healthcare and How it Can Benefit You

Building a healthcare practice can be hard enough without worrying about your client base, equipment maintenance, and processing transactions. Whether you’re just beginning or growing…

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How to Become a Phone Sex Operator: Starting a Business vs Getting a Job

There are many different avenues through which you can begin work as a phone sex operator, including self-employment, entrepreneurship, multi-actor cooperatives, and employment at large-scale…

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Securing Strip Club Merchant Processing

Strip club, gentlemen’s club, adult exotic dance establishment, whatever you choose to call it, there are strong opinions surrounding this industry. Trouble with repair shops,…

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