Merchant account set up services are essential for any business needing to accept credit cards. Every week hundreds of new business start-ups open their doors and need to accept credit cards. In order to be successful in todays "paperless" business society, moving quickly into having a method to accept credit cards is vital for business survival.
Why do I need to accept credit cards?
Statistics show that accepting credit cards can increase sales anywhere from 60% to over 100%. Businesses that accept credit cards give their customers a convenient means by which to purchase your products and services. This also increases customer confidence in the credibility of your business.
What credit cards will I be able to accept?
- Visa ®
- Mastercard ®
- American Express ®
- Discover Card ®
Do I need to buy special equipment to process credit cards and checks?
You will need to either purchase or lease equipment and/or software. You can choose from these options:
- Retail swipe terminals
- PC software-based credit card processing
- Real-Time Internet processing
- E-check acceptance solutions and merchant accounts
How do I get my funds from my credit card transactions?
Once the transaction has been approved, it will deposit your funds directly into your bank account. This approval/transfer will usually take from 24 to 72 hours from the time of your transaction.