The first step in choosing a credit card processing service is to identify how your payments usually come: online, on the phone or in person. Some card processors are specifically tailored to retail or e-commerce businesses, where others are more flexible in the types of transactions they handle.
Look for features that differentiate the services, including costs and how the processing overhead is divided between the customer and the merchant. With some services, there’s a monthly subscription fee in addition to per-transaction costs.
Below are some popular credit card processing services worth checking out.
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