American Express Fees Too Expensive?

Are American Express Fees Too Expensive? Try OptBlue. Accepting Amex as a form of payment has always been a challenge. The American Express fees are substantially higher than those of Visa or MasterCard and often times it means that smaller businesses won’t even consider accepting...

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I Hate Paypal

I Hate Paypal “I hate Paypal.” These are words that we have read a million times or personally heard out of the mouths of many current clients. In fact, we hate Paypal too. Why do we hate Paypal so much? Check out what they’re doing...

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sic codes

What Is An SIC Code?

What Is An SIC Code? Often times you will hear merchant processing companies ask for a business’ SIC code. SIC stands for Standard Industrial Classification. So, each business is given a four digit SIC code based on what industry type they fall under. SIC codes are...

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ACH and Credit Cards

The Credit Card Processing/ACH Bundle

Credit Card Processing/ACH Bundle Accepting credit cards has become the standard in payment processing. However in some industries it may be difficult to obtain a merchant account or a merchant account with a high enough volume cap to satisfy a business’ billing needs. Depending on your...

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e-commerce volume cap restrictions

E-Commerce Volume Cap Restrictions

E-Commerce Volume Cap Restrictions Can Be A Holiday Buzz Kill Seasonal sales are booming with the holidays fast approaching, but can your merchant account handle the higher volume? Or will your volume cap restrictions end your ability to process credit card transactions? It can happen to you. You...

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