Many “preferred” or “recommended” gateway providers are not high-risk friendly

Many “preferred” or “recommended” payment gateways are not high-risk friendly Selling “high-risk” products like CBD, cigars, or vape products is not a one-step solution like many other e-commerce markets. These days it often takes people by surprise that you can’t just sell anything on a common or “low-risk” site builder without some added knowledge and assistance. There’s an entire group… Read More

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Keep out of trouble: 3 tips for new high-risk websites

Keep out of trouble: 3 tips for new high-risk websites E-commerce has become the predominant way to shop for many consumer products and retail goods. For many website owners, high-risk e-commerce is a vast, and often lucrative, industry to be in, but it’s not without its hurdles. Cigar sites and FFL dealers looking to accept credit cards online, in particular,… Read More

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High-risk and holidays: 4 marketing tips

High-risk websites and the holidays: 4 marketing tips It’s already late October. The holidays are around the corner! Honestly, if you haven’t started at least considering preparing for the holiday e-commerce season you’re behind the ball a little, but it is not too late! E-commerce has taken more and more of the overall holiday shopping sales year after year, and… Read More

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8 tips to increase conversion rates

8 tips to increase your high-risk website’s conversion rate 1. Don’t get too cozy Many of the website owners we have helped, with high-risk payment gateways over the years, operate at a reasonable margin. Unfortunately, decent margins can produce complacency when it comes to other “key performance indicators,” like conversion rates. Whether you feel you “really need” to improve your conversion… Read More

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