In today’s increasingly cash-free world accepting credit cards and debit cards is no longer a viable option for most businesses. If a merchant doesn’t accept credit cards they risk turning away a large portion of their potential market. Identifying who provides the best merchant account services has become a critical requirement in providing the merchant the widest range of payment options for their customers.
Merchant account reviews are not as common as reviews for restaurants or movies, merchants tend to enter into multi-year processing deals and switching costs can be high so side by side comparisons can be few and far between. But when evaluating a company such as Merchant Warehouse be aware that there are two primary methods in which a processor derives the bulk of their income. First there are fees, some of which are one time at setup and some of which are recurring on a per transaction basis or as monthly statement fees.What About Fees and Costs?
All of these fees are negotiable, sometimes a processor like Charge.com will waive setup fees but not budge on transaction fees, other times they will offer discounts on monthly (more…)