Credit Card Processing, Part 3: Reduce Cost

Credit cards are the most important payment method for e-commerce customers. But for merchants, the backend infrastructure for processing and collecting funds is often confusing. This is the third and final post where I answer frequently asked questions about payment processing. The first part, "Part 1: Learning the Jargon," contained a comprehensive glossary of industry … Read more Credit Card Processing, Part 3: Reduce Cost

Credit Card Processing FAQs, Part 2: Pricing Models

E-commerce merchants depend on credit card payments. But the processing fees associated with these payments are notoriously confusing. This post is the second in a series where I will often answer payment processing questions. The first part, "Part 1: Learning the Jargon," contained a comprehensive glossary of industry terms as well as explanations of fixed … Read more Credit Card Processing FAQs, Part 2: Pricing Models

Credit Card Processing FAQ, Part 1: Learn the jargon

Credit card processing fees are a long-standing pain for merchants. This post is the first in a series where I answer common payment questions. I should not avoid controversy and explain how treatment fees are derived and transferred to merchants. All the time, I will suggest ways to reduce treatment costs. The first challenge is … Read more Credit Card Processing FAQ, Part 1: Learn the jargon